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Katie Hobbs wins Arizona governor's race, flipping state for Democrats
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Katie Hobbs wins Arizona governor's race, flipping state for Democrats

Hobbs, who is Arizona's secretary of state, rose to prominence as a staunch defender of the legitimacy of the last election and warned that her Republican rival, former television news anchor Kari Lake, would be an agent of chaos

Explained: The confusion among US states as abortion landscape shifts
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Explained: The confusion among US states as abortion landscape shifts

Almost three months after Roe v Wade was overturned, changing restrictions and litigation in neighbouring Indiana and Ohio illustrate the whiplash for providers and patients navigating sudden changes in what is allowed where

Watch: Arizona police rescues woman trapped inside car stuck in flood waters
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Watch: Arizona police rescues woman trapped inside car stuck in flood waters

Arizona has witnessed heavy rain, flooding and strong wind in the last couple of days. Reports also suggest that western Nevada and northern Arizona were hit by mud and debris from flash floods

Western wildfires force thousands of evacuations in Arizona, California
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Western wildfires force thousands of evacuations in Arizona, California

Wildfires broke out early this spring in multiple states in the Western US, where climate change and an enduring drought are fanning the frequency and intensity of forest and grassland fires

Fact check: From 'deleted database' to 'purged voters', Donald Trump is relentless in election fabrications
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Fact check: From 'deleted database' to 'purged voters', Donald Trump is relentless in election fabrications

Over nearly two hours on Saturday, Trump revisited his touchstones of grievance, leveling allegations of fraud that election officials and judges have systematically refuted or brushed aside.

Fires rage in several states as heat wave broils US West, strains power grids
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Fires rage in several states as heat wave broils US West, strains power grids

The largest wildfire of the year in California, the Beckwourth Complex Fire, was raging near the border with Nevada. It doubled in size between Friday and Saturday.

One killed, another injured as truck driver unintentionally hits Florida Pride parade
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One killed, another injured as truck driver unintentionally hits Florida Pride parade

The 77-year-old driver was a participant in the festivities who had been selected to drive the lead vehicle due to ‘ailments preventing him from walking’

Arizona town, where Nomadland was partly shot, readies for more tourists after film’s Oscar win
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Arizona town, where Nomadland was partly shot, readies for more tourists after film’s Oscar win

In Nomadland, Frances McDormand’s character Fern turns her van into her house and begins her nomadic life in Quartzsite, a small Arizona town near the California border.

Arizona: Conservatives tighten sex education laws making parental permission mandatory for discussions on LGBTQ issues
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Arizona: Conservatives tighten sex education laws making parental permission mandatory for discussions on LGBTQ issues

The new proposal would essentially require a double opt-in for HIV/AIDS instruction that addresses sexual orientation or gender identity. Additional permission would be needed for LGBTQ discussions in any other class.

Milwaukee County vote recount ends with Joe Biden adding 132 votes to his margin
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Milwaukee County vote recount ends with Joe Biden adding 132 votes to his margin

The US president-elect won Wisconsin by nearly 20,600 votes, and his margin in Milwaukee and Dane counties was about 2-to-1

Getting nowhere in courts, Trump's team targets vote certification in late bid to block Biden win
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Getting nowhere in courts, Trump's team targets vote certification in late bid to block Biden win

There is no precedent for the Trump team's widespread effort to delay or undermine certification, according to University of Kentucky law professor Joshua Douglas

Republican leaders in four US states quash dubious Trump bid to flip electors
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Republican leaders in four US states quash dubious Trump bid to flip electors

Their comments effectively shut down a half-baked plot some Republicans floated as a last chance to keep Trump in the White House

China congratulates US president-elect Joe Biden, says 'we respect choice of American people'
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China congratulates US president-elect Joe Biden, says 'we respect choice of American people'

Political analysts suggest the change from Trump to Biden might increase pressure on Beijing if Washington forms a coalition with other developed countries to push for policy changes

US Election 2020: Joe Biden eases ahead in Georgia; Donald Trump attacks election process
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US Election 2020: Joe Biden eases ahead in Georgia; Donald Trump attacks election process

Though millions of ballots are yet to be tabulated, Democrat Joe Biden already has received more than 73 million votes, the most in history

When might we learn US Election 2020 Results? Here's a state-by-state estimate
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When might we learn US Election 2020 Results? Here's a state-by-state estimate

Here’s where things stand on Day Three, when you can expect final results and how to follow along as this extraordinary election unfolds

Can Biden still win? Can Trump still win? A closer look at the remaining paths
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Can Biden still win? Can Trump still win? A closer look at the remaining paths

A Joe Biden victory in Arizona, coupled with a win in Nevada, would put him at precisely 270 electoral votes — sans Pennsylvania

US Election 2020 Arizona profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
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US Election 2020 Arizona profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Arizona, a southwestern US state, is best known for the Grand Canyon, the mile-deep chasm carved by the Colorado River.

Coronavirus cases in US reach record high with over 83,000 cases in a day; deaths near 224,000
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Coronavirus cases in US reach record high with over 83,000 cases in a day; deaths near 224,000

The US surge mirrors a similarly widespread spike in Europe, where Rome, Paris, and other major cities are reining in nightlife as part of the increasingly drastic measures undertaken to slow the spread of the pandemic

Joe Biden focuses on schools and COVID-19 pandemic, set to visit Kenosha next
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Joe Biden focuses on schools and COVID-19 pandemic, set to visit Kenosha next

Biden's itinerary reflects his efforts to keep the election spotlight on the president’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the nation’s overall security, while Trump emphasises civil unrest in Wisconsin and elsewhere

More than 500 inmates in Tucson prison unit of Arizona test COVID-19 positive
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More than 500 inmates in Tucson prison unit of Arizona test COVID-19 positive

According to the Arizona Department of Corrections COVID-19 dashboard, 890 inmates at the state prisons and 564 staff members have tested positive