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Navajo Nation approves proposed settlement to secure Colorado River water

May. 23, 2024 13:49 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation Council has signed off on a proposed water rights settlement that carries a price tag larger than any such agreement enacted by Congress would ensure water for two other Native American tribes in a state that has been forced to cut back on water use. ...

FACT FOCUS: Trump distorts use of 'deadly force' language in FBI document for Mar-a-Lago search

May. 23, 2024 11:14 AM EDT

Former President Donald Trump pointed to standard language in an unsealed FBI document to baselessly claim that the Biden administration wanted to kill him during a search of his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, nearly two years ago. “WOW! I just came out of the Biden...

White drives in 4, Arizona hangs on to edge Washington 6-5 in Pac-12 tourney

May. 23, 2024 01:09 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Mason White drove in four run, including the go-ahead three-run home run, and top-seeded Arizona defeated ninth-seeded Washington 6-5 in the Pac-12 Conference Tournament on Wednesday night. The Wildcats (34-20) assured their spot in the semifinals despite a...

Arizona Senate advances proposed ballot measure to let local police make border-crossing arrests

May. 22, 2024 21:25 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Senate approved a proposed ballot measure that would ask voters in November to make it a state crime for noncitizens to enter the state through Mexico at any location other than a port of entry. The proposal approved Wednesday on a 16-13 party-line vote...

Senate confirms 200th federal judge under Biden as Democrats surpass Trump's pace

May. 22, 2024 19:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the 200th federal judge of President Joe Biden's tenure, about a month earlier than when Donald Trump hit that mark in his term, though Trump still holds the edge when it comes to the most impactful confirmations — those to the Supreme Court...

Lara Trump is taking the reins and reshaping the RNC in her father-in-law’s image

May. 22, 2024 14:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The direction of the Republican National Committee is clear from the last name of its new second-in-command: Trump. “My No. 1 goal is making sure that Donald Trump is the 47th president,” said Lara Trump, the RNC co-chair, in an Associated Press interview. ...

Oklahoma will need to beat nemesis Florida State to maintain its hopes of a fourth straight title

May. 22, 2024 13:58 PM EDT

Oklahoma will need to beat a familiar opponent to earn a shot at a record fourth straight national softball title. The second-seeded Sooners (52-6) host No. 15 seed Florida State (46-14) in a best-of-three super regional series starting Thursday at Love’s Field in Norman, Oklahoma....

Moms for Liberty to spend over $3 million targeting presidential swing state voters

May. 22, 2024 00:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The conservative parental rights group Moms for Liberty plans to spend more than $3 million on a multi-state advertising blitz to increase its membership and engage voters before November, following through on a pledge it made last year to become more politically active across the...

Former Arizona grad student convicted of first-degree murder in 2022 shooting of professor

May. 21, 2024 20:22 PM EDT

A former University of Arizona graduate student was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a hydrology professor on campus, months after he was expelled. A Pima County Superior Court jury deliberated for less than three hours before reaching a verdict against...

Ex-NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani pleads not guilty to felony charges in Arizona election interference case

May. 21, 2024 19:39 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani pleaded not guilty Tuesday to nine felony charges stemming from his role in an effort to overturn Donald Trump’s 2020 election loss in Arizona to Joe Biden. Ten others, including former Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli...