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Arizona: State in the southwestern United States
Arizona is a state in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also part of the Western and the Mountain states. It is the 6th largest and the 14th most populous of the 50 states. Its capital and largest city is Phoenix. Arizona shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico; its other neighboring states are Nevada and California to the west and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California to the south and southwest.

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No Fun For You: Arizona Governor Shuts Bars, Fun Spots As COVID-19 Cases Skyrocket [Video]

No Fun For You: Arizona Governor Shuts Bars, Fun Spots As COVID-19 Cases Skyrocket

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday that bars, gyms, movie theaters, waterparks, and tubing rentals will shut down for 30 days. The move is designed to prevent overloading Arizona's health system,..

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Trump Postpones Appearances In Arizona And Florida [Video]

Trump Postpones Appearances In Arizona And Florida

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign postponed events in Arizona and Florida. According to Business Insider, the two states reported increases in COVID-19 cases. The campaign said the events..

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U.S. COVID-19 cases soar past 2.5 million [Video]

U.S. COVID-19 cases soar past 2.5 million

[NFA] Florida, Arizona and Nevada recorded daily highs for cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, highlighting the worsening spread of the virus in several southern and western states, as the number of..

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Trump Won't Quarantine According to New Jersey's New Mandate [Video]

Trump Won't Quarantine According to New Jersey's New Mandate

While President Donald Trump will visit New Jersey, he doesn’t plan to follow the state’s new quarantine mandate. New Jersey issued an order requiring visitors in states with a high number of cases..

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Arizona city councilman says 'I can't breathe' at anti-mask rally [Video]

Arizona city councilman says 'I can't breathe' at anti-mask rally

A Scottsdale, Arizona town councilman has been criticized after he apparently used the words uttered by George Floyd and Eric Garner as they died under police custody.

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Trump attacks Biden and 'radical left' at rally [Video]

Trump attacks Biden and 'radical left' at rally

Donald Trump has attacked election rival Joe Biden at a rally in Arizona, saying liberal Democrats "hate" American values and history.Mr Trump also again used the racist term 'kung flu' at the rally to..

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Trump slams 'left-wing mob' at Phoenix rally [Video]

Trump slams 'left-wing mob' at Phoenix rally

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump looked to turn nationwide protests against racism and policy brutality to his advantage at a campaign rally in Arizona on Tuesday. Gloria Tso reports.

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Trump asks what the '19' in COVID-19 stands for [Video]

Trump asks what the '19' in COVID-19 stands for

Referring to the coronavirus as the 'kung flu' again, which many consider racist, U.S. President Donald Trump in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday said he couldn't figure out what the '19' in COVID-19 stood..

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Fauci sees 'disturbing' surge in virus cases [Video]

Fauci sees 'disturbing' surge in virus cases

[NFA] Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease official, said he was seeing a disturbing surge in new coronavirus cases in several states, pointing to community spread as one reason..

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New York reopens, other states spike and global cases hit 'grim record' [Video]

New York reopens, other states spike and global cases hit 'grim record'

New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening on Monday while at least 12 other states saw record COVID-19 spikes - and the World Health Organization reported a record number of new daily cases. Lisa..

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Former FDA head says 'exponential' rise in COVID-19 possible [Video]

Former FDA head says 'exponential' rise in COVID-19 possible

Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Sunday warned that some U.S. states, including Texas, Florida and Arizona, could start to see an 'exponential' rise in COVID-19 cases..

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Gottlieb warns of 'exponential' rise in COVID-19 cases in some U.S. states [Video]

Gottlieb warns of 'exponential' rise in COVID-19 cases in some U.S. states

Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Sunday warned that some U.S. states, including Texas, Florida and Arizona, could start to see an 'exponential' rise in COVID-19 cases..

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World entering 'dangerous phase' with coronavirus: WHO [Video]

World entering 'dangerous phase' with coronavirus: WHO

The WHO director general on Friday warned that the world has entered a "dangerous" new pandemic phase and that the spread of the coronavirus is accelerating. Gavino Garay has more.

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Trump fans gather in Tulsa as virus cases rise [Video]

Trump fans gather in Tulsa as virus cases rise

Several U.S. states including Oklahoma - where President Donald Trump is scheduled to hold a campaign rally on Saturday - reported a surge in new coronavirus infections this week, ahead of what would..

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Thousands Of Arizonans Evacuated As Wildfires Sweep Across Southwest [Video]

Thousands Of Arizonans Evacuated As Wildfires Sweep Across Southwest

Three large wildfires in Arizona on Thursday drove over 2,000 people from their homes. Reuters reports dry conditions and gusting winds are whipping blazes across America. The Bush fire is being fed by..

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Record-setting day for virus cases in six states [Video]

Record-setting day for virus cases in six states

[NFA] Coronavirus cases spiked in Arizona and Florida on Wednesday, a day after those states and four others reported record daily increases of new infections. This report produced by Jillian..

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Shocking 'masks required' sign at Arizona shop aims to shame customers. It seems to be working, the owner says.

An Arizona vintage store owner was frustrated that some patrons were not following the city's mask order, so she posted a sign that may shock some.
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'No idea what to expect': All eyes on Major League Baseball as Spring Training 2.0 gets underway

This will be a training camp, played in every team's home ballpark instead of their traditional spring-training facilities in Florida and Arizona
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Pence visits Arizona, a U.S. virus hotspot

A masked Vice President Mike Pence visited Arizona on Wednesday where the state leads the nation in new coronavirus cases per capita. (July 1)  
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Coronavirus updates: Mike Pence to visit Arizona; Massachusetts reports zero deaths; California to 'tighten' restrictions

International travel to European countries resumes Wednesday. Mike Pence visits Arizona. California will 'tighten' COVID-19 restrictions. Latest news.
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AP Top Stories July 1 A

Here's the latest for Wednesday July 1st: NYC Council votes to shift funds from NYPD; Hickenlooper wins Colorado Democratic Senate primary; Wildfire in southern Arizona; Mississippi Governor signs bill..
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Windy, dry weather fuels southern Arizona wildfire

More than 1,000 firefighters in southern Arizona continue to battle a wildland blaze in extremely windy conditions in the Santa Catalina Mountains that has closed a state park and forced evacuations..
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17 states are pausing reopening plans as COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations surge. See the list.

States with rising cases of COVID-19 are either pausing reopening plans, including Texas, Arizona and Florida. See the list.
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Arizona schools will delay reopening for in-person classes until at least Aug. 17

Gov. Ducey announces Arizona schools will delay reopening for in-person classes this year, until at least Aug. 17, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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More Fauci testimony, Arizona closings, Northeast travel order: 5 things to know Tuesday

Dr. Anthony Fauci will testify before Congress on the state of the pandemic, a swath of closings in Arizona begin and more news you need to know Tuesday.
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Arizona Governor: 'Arm yourself with a mask'

After telling Arizonans that many public places were again being closed amid a surge of coronavirus cases, Gov. Doug Ducey implored people to wear face masks. It was a change in tone for Ducey, who had..
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Arizona governor orders closures as virus surges

In an effort to stop a massive surge in new coronavirus cases, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey ordered bars, nightclubs, gyms, movie theaters and water parks around the state to be closed for at least 30 days..
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'We will err on the side of freedom': Arizona mayor says he won't cancel events, nor require masks

The mayor of Eager, Arizona, said in a statement that he does not believe the government has the authority to mandate masks.
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Coronavirus updates: More states close bars, slow reopening plans; Gilead Sciences sets price for remdesivir treatments

California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered some bars to close. Arizona and Washington slow down reopenings. Latest coronavirus news.
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Recall alert: Nearly 60k pounds of chicken nuggets recalled for possible rubber contamination

Pilgrim's Pride is recalling 4-pound bags of "Pilgrim's Fully Cooked Chicken Breast Nuggets" shipped to stores in Arizona, Idaho, Oregon and Texas.
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Pence cancels plans to travel to Florida and Arizona as coronavirus cases spike

A campaign spokesperson said the cancellations were "out of an abundance of caution" as cases climb in Florida and Arizona.
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Fauci, White House Task Force urge adults under 40 to act more responsibly to help slow spread of COVID-19

Task Force says rising number of cases in states like Florida, Texas and Arizona suggest that younger adults are not following public health guidance.
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Coronavirus Rising in Florida, Arizona, California and Texas: What We Know

Updates on the surges in Texas, California, Arizona and Florida.
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Trump trails Biden in Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Florida, North Carolina and Arizona, poll finds

Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics, said Trump is "in a bad position for reelection as the incumbent."
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Trump’s Sagging Popularity Drags Down Republican Senate Candidates

A New York Times/Siena College poll paints a grim picture for Republicans in Arizona, Michigan and North Carolina as voters shun candidates aligned with the president.
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Arizona ‘Overwhelmed’ With Demand for Tests as U.S. System Shows Strain

American coronavirus testing remains fragmented, as in the early days of the pandemic, and the bottlenecks are the same ones, too.
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Tucson Police in Turmoil After Death of Latino Man in Custody

The police chief of Tucson, Ariz., offered to step down after the release of a video depicting the death of a handcuffed man. Three officers involved have already resigned.
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Coronavirus news and updates: 3 states report record-high daily cases; Fauci warns of 'disturbing surge'

Arizona, California and Texas reported record-high new daily coronavirus infections. Latest COVID-19 news Wednesday.
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Trump visits border wall in Arizona, talks DACA

President Donald Trump visited the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday and tried to credit his new wall with stopping both illegal immigration and the coronavirus. (June 23)  
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Trump Travels to Arizona to Boast About Wall and Press Immigration Issue

He is scheduled to speak later at a meeting of young conservatives in Phoenix.
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'The stakes are high': After Tulsa rally, Trump heads to battleground states looking for a boost

Trump will visit Arizona and Wisconsin this week as he tries to regain footing on the campaign trail. GOP strategists say the stakes are high as he looks to turn the page after a dismal week.
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There’s a Reason Trump Is Fighting Hard for Arizona

Joe Biden’s path to the White House could be through fed-up suburbanites and young Latinos.
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Arizona sheriff responds after positive COVID-19 test, says he wouldn't enforce mask mandate

The Arizona sheriff tested positive for COVID-19 prior to a planned meeting with President Donald Trump.
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Coronavirus updates: Florida cases spike, D.L. Hughley collapses onstage, Arizona sheriff who tests positive won't wear mask

Top headlines on COVID-19 from the US and around the world.
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MLB teams will now train at their home ballparks due to coronavirus concerns

With spring training sites in Florida and Arizona experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks, MLB teams will now shift their training to home ballparks.
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MLB closing all spring training facilities in Arizona and Florida to curb coronavirus spread

MLB has ordered all spring training facilities to undergo a deep clean and will require players and staff to undergo testing before admittance again.
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Apple closes some stores again due to 'current COVID-19 conditions.' Is your store temporarily closing?

Apple is closing stores again because of current COVID-19 conditions including locations in Arizona, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina.
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Growing Bighorn fire prompts additional evacuations in Arizona

The Bighorn fire in Arizona's Pima County has burned over 31,000 acres and prompted additional evacuations on Thursday, June 18.
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Arizona DACA recipients applaud Supreme Court ruling

Young immigrants in Phoenix, Arizona expressed some relief Thursday that the U.S. Supreme Court has kept alive, for now, the Obama-era program that allows immigrants brought here as children to work..
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A Sheriff Who Defied Arizona’s Lockdown Is Infected With the Coronavirus

Sheriff Mark Lamb said that he believed he was infected at a campaign event on Saturday. He tested positive ahead of a planned meeting with President Trump at the White House this week.
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Thousands evacuated in Arizona as wildfires scorch U.S. Southwest

Over 2,000 people were evacuated from three large wildfires in Arizona on Thursday as dry conditions and gusty winds whipped blazes across the U.S. Southwest.
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Bighorn fire fills sky with smoke near Oracle, Arizona

Firefighters battling the Bighorn fire in Arizona could face another challenging weather day as wind speed was projected to increase on June 18.  
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Covid Cases Rise as Trump Says Virus Is ‘Fading’: Live Updates

Oklahoma, where President Trump plans a rally this weekend, is among the states reporting a record number of new cases. An outbreak in Beijing prompted a backlash against salmon. Arizona and Texas will..
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Arizona sheriff who vowed not to enforce stay-at-home orders tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Trump meeting

After vowing not to enforce the Arizona's stay-at-home order in May, the sheriff came into contact with an infected person during a campaign event.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Mixed Messages From Washington

Oklahoma, where President Trump plans a rally this weekend, is among the states recording a record number of new cases. Arizona and Texas will allow local officials to require masks.
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Facing Arizona surge, Navajos reimpose virus curfew

The Navajo Nation has reimposed 57-hour weekend curfews to protect citizens from a surge in coronavirus cases in neighboring Arizona after the largest Native American reservation managed to flatten its..
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Wildfires burn in Arizona national forests

Firefighters battling large wildfires across Arizona contended with wind-driven runs of flames across rugged terrain amid hot and dry weather. About a half-dozen rural communities on Wednesday remained..
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