David Schwartz

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22 Dec 2018 | 8:24 PM

Surge at U.S. border pushes some evangelicals to help asylum seekers

PHOENIX/TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) - Members of an Arizona evangelical church are for the first time taking Central American asylum seekers into their homes, responding to record arrivals of migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border.

5 Sep 2018 | 4:14 AM

Former Republican U.S. Sen. Kyl to replace McCain, bolstering conservatives

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Reuters) - Former U.S. Republican Senator Jon Kyl is Arizona Governor Doug Ducey's pick to fill the U.S. Senate seat from Arizona vacated by John McCain, who died last month, the governor said on Tuesday.

30 Aug 2018 | 3:57 AM

Memorial tributes to Senator John McCain open in Arizona Capitol

PHOENIX (Reuters) - Family, former colleagues and other dignitaries filed past the flag-draped casket of Senator John McCain inside the Arizona Capitol on Wednesday for the first of several memorial tributes planned for the war hero and two-time Republican presidential candidate.

28 Aug 2018 | 9:30 AM

Factbox - McCain's wife counted among his possible successors in U.S. Senate

PHOENIX (Reuters) - Cindy McCain, wife of the late Republican U.S. Senator John McCain, has emerged as one of the more prominent names of possible appointees to succeed him, along with several former members of Arizona's congressional delegation.

27 Mar 2018 | 1:10 PM

Arizona governor suspends Uber’s ability to test self-driving cars

The governor of Arizona on March 26 suspended Uber's ability to test self-driving cars on public roads in the state following a fatal crash last week that killed a 49-year-old pedestrian.

23 Mar 2018 | 6:35 AM

Daughter of Uber autonomous vehicle victim retains lawyer

PHOENIX, Ariz (Reuters) - The daughter of the woman killed by an Uber [UBER.UL] self-driving vehicle in Arizona has retained a personal injury lawyer, underlying the potential high stakes of the first fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle.

7 Sep 2017 | 2:26 AM

Iraqi military student pilot dies in F-16 crash in Arizona

PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Iraqi military student pilot died when his F-16 fighter jet crashed in a desert area in southeastern Arizona, officials said on Wednesday, in the second fatal crash involving an Iraqi pilot training in the state.

24 Dec 2016 | 5:12 AM

Arizona man arrested for plotting Islamic State-inspired attack

PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona man authorities described as an avowed Jihadist was arrested for plotting an Islamic State-inspired lone-wolf attack in the state.

13 Feb 2016 | 4:21 AM

Two shot at U.S. high school, police say

GLENDALE, Ariz. (Reuters) - Two 15-year-old girls died on Friday in a shooting at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale and were found with a gun beside them, police said.

10 Oct 2015 | 8:30 AM

Student charged with killing one, wounding three at Arizona university

PHOENIX (Reuters) - An 18-year-old student killed a classmate and wounded three other students when he opened fire during a confrontation on the campus of Northern Arizona University early on Friday, in the latest shooting to hit a U.S. school, authorities said.