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Over Memorial Day weekend, the state education department asked the public for feedback on the draft of new science standards, but its website crashed.
May. 29, 2018
Mexico will elect a new president in a month, and some business people in the neighboring country want their employees to vote against a populist candidate.
May. 29, 2018
The Arizona Department of Agriculture Tuesday awarded a contract to a nonprofit group to manage the Salt River wild horses in the Tonto National Forest.
May. 29, 2018
The FBI has issued an alert warning users to reboot, update and secure their routers as a precaution against a widespread, foreign state-sponsored malware attack.
May. 29, 2018
The University of Arizona was recently awarded a $1.7 million grant to increase the amount of mental health nurse practitioners in rural Arizona.
May. 29, 2018
Lookouts reported a human-caused fire Monday outside Sedona, despite the fact that Arizona has closed more public land and issued more fire restrictions than any other state. The fire has grown to 230 acres and is 25 percent contained.
May. 29, 2018
Ireland’s vote to repeal its constitutional amendment banning abortion has been at the top of international news for the last several days. It’s being called a stinging rebuke of the Catholic Church there.
May. 29, 2018
Imagine there is a catastrophic earthquake — 7.8 magnitude — in Southern California. Over the course of the next four days, 400,000 Californians head to Arizona for refuge. What do we do?
May. 29, 2018
"John McCain: For Whom The Bell Tolls" is a profile of the 81-year-old McCain. It includes interviews with family, friends, political opponents and McCain himself.
May. 29, 2018
This Tuesday, Starbucks closed its more than 8,000 stores for a four hour anti-bias training course.
May. 29, 2018
Last week, Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas announced she intends to limit the use of the word “evolution” in Arizona high schools.
May. 29, 2018
The National Archives and Records Administration, or NARA, seems at first glance fairly innocuous. It’s a quiet library of countless records. Its mission is to plan and manage all government agency and department records — regardless of medium or format.
May. 29, 2018
Below The Rim: The Mules That Fuel The Grand Canyon
Thousands of years ago, someone decided to breed a horse with a donkey. The mule was born. The sturdy hybrids were soon used all over the world. Cars and trucks have mostly replaced them by now, but the beasts of burden still reign supreme at the Grand Canyon. A look at the canyon’s hardest workers in part two of Below The Rim.
May. 29, 2018
Assistant Superintendent Pam Sitton will retire July 31, according to a separation agreement reached with the district. Until then she will remain on paid administrative leave or use vacation time.
May. 29, 2018
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton officially resigned his post at noon Tuesday to focus on a run for Congress.
May. 29, 2018
The Takeaway: North Korea
North Korea's government has long relied on criminal enterprises for cash — such as counterfeiting cigarettes and money — and in recent years they've ventured into other spaces, such as cybercrime.
May. 29, 2018
The Pulse: Saving The Farm
We like to romanticize farming — but the truth is that it’s tough, complicated, sometimes dangerous work. Technology has made some of that work easier, but it’s also brought a whole new set of pressures.
May. 29, 2018
Within the span of a month, the expedition crew of the research vessel Petrel has discovered three naval ships sunk during World War II. The discoveries include the cruiser USS Helena, the aircraft carrier USS Lexington and the USS Juneau.
May. 29, 2018
Sometimes, art is meant to make you smile. Sometimes, it’s meant to make you angry, or sad or to make you reflect. Phoenix artist Nathaniel Lewis’s art is meant to make you squirm a little.
May. 29, 2018
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
May. 29, 2018

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