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50 years on, Goldwater bid lauded for “igniting conservative revolution”

Barry Goldwater lost the 1964 presidential race in a landslide, but veterans of the campaign were claiming victory as they marked its 50th anniversary this week. They said that campaign planted the seeds for the conservative movement that exists today.

Foreign students in U.S. in record numbers; Arizona a leading destination

While the number of foreign students enrolled in U.S. colleges rose 8 percent in the last year, schools in Arizona more than kept pace, with international enrollment growing by 16 percent. Arizona's 15,442 foreign students ranked it 18th among states.

City uses theater to engage disconnected youth and raise awareness

Phoenix's Rising Youth Theatre is putting on more than just a play - it's also putting a spotlight on the issue of "disconnected" youth, 16- to 24-year-olds who aren't in school and don't work. A study estimated that as many as one in five Phoenix youth fall into that category. Watch video

Despite risks, one in four teens use tobacco products

Experts say more than 13 percent of teens are regular users of more than one type of tobacco, from cigarettes to snuff to hookahs. And early addiction to nicotine can make it harder to break the habit, putting users at higher risk of early death from smoking-related causes. Watch video

ASU ice hockey goes from club team to NCAA sport with $32 million gift

Arizona State University's ice hockey team will go from a club sport to NCAA Division I varsity play, thanks to a $32 million donation to the school. The gift from father and son Don and Chris Mullett is the largest gift in Sun Devils athletics history. Watch video

Women give up fast – but not fight – as Obama unveils immigration plans

Eight days after she joined other mothers fasting for immigration reform, former Arizona resident Alejandra Sanchez broke her fast as the president unveiled his own plans on immigration reform. But while the fast is over, the hunger strikers said the fight for reform is not.

Checking on the Border Patrol: Some Arivaca residents want checkpoint gone

Some Arivaca residents are gathering evidence that the checkpoint, which opened seven years ago in southern Arizona, isn't deterring or apprehending illegal immigrants or curtailing the flow of drugs. Watch video

Lawmakers will wait for details of Obama’s immigration action plan

Arizona lawmakers were holding their fire after President Obama said he would unveril plans for executive action on immigration reform - but previous statements leave little doubt where they stand, with Democrats criticizing delays and the GOP chiding his "overreach."

Gay, transgender groups demand to be included in immigration reform

As others continued to rally at the White House for immigration reform, members of gay and immigrant groups had their own message for Presidend Barack Obama: Don't forget about us. It came as Obama said he will move forward on his own on immigration reform.

Maricopa detention officer ends voluntary Ebola quarantine

Phoenix Police Officer Moses Kawala returned to duty after a 21-day quarantine period. He voluntarily participated after returning from visiting family in Sierra Leone, a country with a high rate of Ebola. Watch video

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