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Cancer: counting too much on bad luck theory

Cancer: counting too much on bad luck theory

Be smart about unnecessary risks. Nudge the odds in your favor.

January 26, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

Employers want college graduates, not prison beds

Gov. Ducey's budget spends more on incarceration than college

January 24, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

The reality of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle

The reality of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle

Movie, book or Internet interviews cannot totally reveal the true story.

January 23, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Campaign contributions getting increasingly hard to track

Campaign contributions getting increasingly hard to track

Disclosure is backbone of accountability, but public isn't privy to many sources.

January 22, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

How'd Obama do? A roundup of editorial views

How'd Obama do? A roundup of editorial views

Party divisions in full view as president lays out plans for 2015.

January 21, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…

When funding cuts at the IRS stop making sense

When funding cuts at the IRS stop making sense

Congress has opted to help tax cheats and tax preparation industry.

January 20, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

Adapting White House security while keeping accessible feel

Adapting White House security while keeping accessible feel

Incremental militarization including concrete bollards, closed roads and walkways is unsightly.

January 19, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

Feds help keep press free; now Congress should

Feds help keep press free; now Congress should

Not forcing reporters to identify confidential sources is next step for Congress.

January 19, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Gov.'s promise of increase for schools is disingenuous

Our view: Poorest students would be hurt most by mandated budget shifts.

January 17, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Emissions rules finally go beyond carbon dioxide

Emissions rules finally go beyond carbon dioxide

Smart methane guidelines can make the fracking boom even better.

January 16, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

The moral imperative of regular testing in schools

The moral imperative of regular testing in schools

There is room to fix problems, improve law, but don't scrap it.

January 15, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

How'd Obama do? A roundup of editorial views

How'd Obama do? A roundup of editorial views

Party divisions in full view as president lays out plans for 2015.

January 21, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…

When funding cuts at the IRS stop making sense

When funding cuts at the IRS stop making sense

Congress has opted to help tax cheats and tax preparation industry.

January 20, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

Adapting White House security while keeping accessible feel

Adapting White House security while keeping accessible feel

Incremental militarization including concrete bollards, closed roads and walkways is unsightly.

January 19, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

Feds help keep press free; now Congress should

Feds help keep press free; now Congress should

Not forcing reporters to identify confidential sources is next step for Congress.

January 19, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Gov.'s promise of increase for schools is disingenuous

Our view: Poorest students would be hurt most by mandated budget shifts.

January 17, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Emissions rules finally go beyond carbon dioxide

Emissions rules finally go beyond carbon dioxide

Smart methane guidelines can make the fracking boom even better.

January 16, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

The moral imperative of regular testing in schools

The moral imperative of regular testing in schools

There is room to fix problems, improve law, but don't scrap it.

January 15, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

Working together helps victims of domestic abuse

Working together helps victims of domestic abuse

Task force gives solid support in effort not seen in two decades.

January 13, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

Five months living in sanctuary is long enough

Five months living in sanctuary is long enough

Immigration officials should grant Tucson woman reprieve from fear of deportation.

January 10, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…

AZ Legislature priorities should be child safety, education

AZ Legislature priorities should be child safety, education

Any push to cut corporate, personal income taxes would be fiscally irresponsible.

January 10, 2015 5:45 pmLoading…

Editorial pages add perspective to Paris killings

Editorial pages add perspective to Paris killings

Right to speak our minds freely is defended in papers around country.

January 08, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

Cartoonists respond to colleagues' massacre

“This is the darkest day of the history of the French press,” said Christophe Deloire of Reporters Without Borders.

January 07, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…

Douglas should set aside fight over TUSD classes

Douglas should set aside fight over TUSD classes

AZ Schools Supt. Douglas should drop TUSD ethnic studies fight.

January 06, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…

Democrats turning back clock to uncompromising past

Democrats turning back clock to uncompromising past

Have the political achievements of Bill Clinton been washed away?

January 05, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…

Mayor George Miller, a man of principle and service

Mayor George Miller, a man of principle and service

Former Tucson mayor continued to guide those who followed; will be missed.

December 29, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…

Mexico must root out official corruption

Mexico must root out official corruption

Massacres and scandals have stoked public anger over deep-seated dirty-dealing.

December 23, 2014 12:56 pmLoading…

AZ should let dreamers drive legally

AZ should let dreamers drive legally

Gov. Brewer should stop fight against driver's licenses for some immigrants.

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Obama signals an end to repressive Cuban embargo

Obama signals an end to repressive Cuban embargo

President wisely used his executive authority to set stage for embargo's demise.

December 17, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Public records belong to all; law protects everyone

Public records belong to all; law protects everyone

Here’s one way to think of public records: as a customer you’d never pay for a product or service you weren’t allowed to see or evaluate.

December 16, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Only 18 more donating days until New Year's

Benefits to the community and your bank account are worth your time.

December 11, 2014 3:16 pmLoading…

Let's see details of Tucson's Broadway widening design

Let's see details of Tucson's Broadway widening design

Property costs, and which ones will be affected, are need-to-know details. 

December 06, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Dear Congress: Don't derail the jobs recovery

Dear Congress: Don't derail the jobs recovery

Healthy employment is in politicians' self-interest, so let the healing continue.

December 05, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Agency should share bighorn sheep news immediately

Agency should share bighorn sheep news immediately

State Game and Fish should be aggressively releasing information.

December 02, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…

Pima County should consider 'voting centers'

Pima County should consider 'voting centers'

Poll workers also need better training, evaluation before the big day.

November 29, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Long road back for a fragmented St. Louis

Long road back for a fragmented St. Louis

Now St. Louis must move forward and address community biases.

November 25, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Share the bounty

Share the bounty

A few ideas for the ultimate in holiday gift-giving.

November 22, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Dodge-Townsend deal handled erratically by TUSD

Dodge-Townsend deal handled erratically by TUSD

Board must demand detailed information about what administrator is doing, saying.

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US-China emissions deal sets example for world

US-China emissions deal sets example for world

China, U.S. must regularly re-examine and upgrade commitments to show they're serious.

November 12, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Tucson centenarian plus charter school equals synergy

Tucson centenarian plus charter school equals synergy

Kids, elderly Tucsonan trade off knowledge, skills.

November 10, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

To Gov.-elect: Focus on economy, not social issues

To Gov.-elect: Focus on economy, not social issues

New governor must reach out to Tucson.

November 08, 2014 5:10 pmLoading…

Congress' job: Retrieve millions of missing workers

Congress' job: Retrieve millions of missing workers

Infrastructure investment could improve government's finances by boosting growth more than debt.

November 07, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

The state must settle its school financing obligations

The state must settle its school financing obligations

Justice has been delayed too long for public schools, students.

November 04, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Star 2014 general election endorsements

Star 2014 general election endorsements

Recap of the Star's endorsements for the 2014 general election. 

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Quick recap of the Star's endorsements

Quick recap of the Star's endorsements

Editorial board selected its choices after extensive research, interviews.

November 01, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Ways the GOP can help itself on immigration issue

Ways the GOP can help itself on immigration issue

Extending pathway for STEM graduates and Dreamers is good place to start.

October 29, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

More sensible parking fines are a good start

More sensible parking fines are a good start

Tucson needs sensitive plan for ticketing during gem show, other big events.

October 26, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Students and Election 2014: Introduction to student essays

Tucson's students share their views on education.

October 25, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Students and Election 2014

Students and Election 2014

Southern Arizona's students share their views on education.

October 25, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Students question gubernatorial candidates on education

Students question gubernatorial candidates on education

Candidates DuVal, Ducey give their stands on school issues.

October 25, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

What U.N. agency wants to do to Internet

What U.N. agency wants to do to Internet

US should fight against increased jurisdiction.

October 24, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…

Who supports Arizona state and federal candidates?

Who supports Arizona state and federal candidates?

Knowing who backs which candidate be helpful to voters.

October 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Proposition 122: Let's not even go there

Proposition 122: Let's not even go there

This assertion of sovereignty is a swaggering, ill-conceived waste of time.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Proposition 304: Good idea, poor timing

Proposition 304: Good idea, poor timing

The Star recommends voting no on a pay raise for state legislators.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Vote for Prop. 415: Animals will benefit from new shelter

Vote for Prop. 415: Animals will benefit from new shelter

County's animal care center is overcrowded and must have more space.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Endorsement: Grijalva in Congressional District 3

Endorsement: Grijalva in Congressional District 3

He advocates for health-care access and education. Also understands national issues.

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Endorsement: Kirkpatrick in Congressional District 1

Endorsement: Kirkpatrick in Congressional District 1

Incumbent is strong advocate for constituents in 11 of 15 Arizona counties.

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Governor: Education, social stands make DuVal our choice

Governor: Education, social stands make DuVal our choice

We support the Democrat’s collaborative approach.

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Keep incumbent Barber in CD 2

Keep incumbent Barber in CD 2

He's been effective, his views, particularly on social issues, align with ours.

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Endorsement: Darland, Puttnam-Hidalgo for TUSD board

Endorsement: Darland, Puttnam-Hidalgo for TUSD board

Two candidates are positioned to bring new perspective to district's significant problems.

October 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

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Fitz studio: How to draw the President

In this video tutorial, Star cartoonist and columnist David Fitzsimmons teaches you how to draw the Preside…

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Dr. Peter Rhee on mental health

Dr. Peter Rhee discusses mental health and other issues surrounding gun violence.