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Seventy years ago today, the U.S. government detonated an atomic bomb over a remote stretch of desert in southern New Mexico.
Jul. 16, 2015
Colorado is known for pushing boundaries on marijuana, but health officials' decision to reject pot as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder shows the issue is far from settled.
Jul. 16, 2015
Growers in Arizona and around the world are concerned with the spread of a wilting disease present in soil that can damage lettuce.
Jul. 16, 2015
Images from NASAs New Horizons probe of Pluto did not disappoint. Close up photos of the planet revealed a mountain range about 11,000 feet high and tens of miles wide.
Jul. 16, 2015
An academic review of the study the Arizona abortion reversal law is based on found the research to be incomplete.
Jul. 15, 2015
A group of tribal and state leaders met at the Capitol Wednesday to discuss some of the most critical issues facing Arizona’s Native communities. It was the first meeting for the newly formed State Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Indian Affairs.
Jul. 15, 2015
The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held a hearing July 15 on juvenile justice in Indian Country. It comes on the heels of three recent reports that conclude the system is failing Native American youth.
Jul. 15, 2015
This animated GIF, posted Wednesday on NASA's site, shows just how far we've come since that blurry image captured by astronomer Clyde Tombaugh.
Jul. 15, 2015
Economic development is a point of focus for most, if not all, communities across the country.
Jul. 15, 2015
The politics of immigration are back in the front seat as the presidential race starts to move into high gear.
Jul. 15, 2015
In 2014, the Arizona Diamondbacks had the worst record in Major League Baseball and many observers weren’t overwhelmed by the team’s chances of improving on that this season, even with a number of personnel changes.
Jul. 15, 2015
Actress Cathy Dresbach has been on Valley stages for decades playing a huge variety of roles.
Jul. 15, 2015
Maricopa County board of supervisors have voted to settle portions of a lawsuit brought by the Department of Justice against the Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the county.
Jul. 15, 2015
We talked with Dr. Cara Christ about the state hospital, funding for her department and other public health areas she’s focused on.
Jul. 15, 2015
Fire restrictions have been lifted this summer in Arizona, but there is still a risk for wildfires.
Jul. 15, 2015
Universities across the Southwest are redesigning their campuses to make them more environmentally friendly. That includes one college transformation in West Texas that combines desert landscaping with Himalayan architecture.
Jul. 15, 2015
A stolen construction tractor crashed into a home, where it started a fire and then broke free and smashed into a second home before firefighters could shut it down.
Jul. 15, 2015
The Cholla Power Plant has been a source of contention for some time. The public comment period for the permit ended Tuesday.
Jul. 15, 2015
SkyWest Airlines has been fined more than $1.2 million by the Federal Aviation Administration for failing to inspect some of its aircraft.
Jul. 15, 2015
It was a reunion for past and present planetary scientists of Lowell Observatory, where Pluto was discovered 85 years ago.
Jul. 14, 2015

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