Grand Canyon Relaxes Some Restrictions For Memorial Day Weekend
While the visitors center and hotels remain closed, visitors to Grand Canyon National Park can access some trails and lookout points this weekend. Visitors can enter the park between 4 a.m. and 10 a.m. — and stay until sunset, if they wish.
Kactus Kickers' Grand Canyon Memorial Day Hiking Tradition Canceled


Can Private Businesses Make You Wear A Mask? Yes They Can.
Just like businesses can exclude customers who aren't wearing shirts or shoes for public health reasons, they can exclude customers who aren't wearing masks.
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Heres What Happened This Week In Arizona History
This week in 1910, the Pima County Board of Supervisors ruled they would not license saloons in mining camps that had no police force. A collection of the interesting — and sometimes unusual — events that happened this week in Arizona history.
Gov. Ducey Orders Flags To Fly At Half-Staff On Memorial Day
In recognition of Memorial Day, Gov. Doug Ducey has ordered all state flags be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until noon on Memorial Day.
Despite Fire Restrictions, Human-Caused Fires Still Starting In National Forests
There are fire and shooting restrictions on just about all public lands in Arizona. Firefighters have been busy, though, handling small human-caused fires. On a busy camping and recreation weekend, the Bureau of Land Management wants to remind everyone to be responsible for their public lands.
Lake Havasu Sees Uptick In Visitors For Memorial Weekend
While the first exodus of Memorial Day travelers left the Phoenix metro region Thursday destined for attractions around the state, many will be heading to lakes to cool down today and Sunday.

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Federal Judge Rules Florida Law Restricting Voting Rights For Felons Unconstitutional
A U.S. District judge has ruled that the law, which would have required felons to pay court-related debts before they can register to vote, discriminates against those who cannot afford the payments.
White House Restricts Travel From Brazil, Where Coronavirus Cases Near 350,000
President Trump is barring non-U.S. citizens who have been in Brazil in the past two weeks, in an effort to curb infections. Brazil has the world's highest number of cases after the U.S.
Cuomo Says New York Is Now 'Decidedly In The Reopening Phase'
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that campgrounds would be able to open on Monday, Memorial Day. He also gave the OK for the state's professional sports teams to start training camp.
In Los Angeles, Relief And Caution As Locals Return To Venice Beach
Sun bathing was prohibited and face masks were required. But Venice Beach otherwise felt like its usual eclectic self this Memorial Day weekend.
Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas As Thousands Protest Planned Security Law
Demonstrators defied social distancing rules and thronged some of the busiest retail districts Sunday. China's parliament is planning legislation to tighten its grip on the semi-autonomous territory.