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Court upholds murder conviction of ex-border activist Shawna Forde

Court upholds murder conviction of ex-border activist Shawna Forde

The Arizona Supreme Court upheld the conviction of a former border activist sentenced to death for killing a man and his 9-year-old daughter during a 2009 home invasion in Southern Arizona.

January 17, 2014 12:00 pm
Land donated for conservation sold to mining company

Land donated for conservation sold to mining company

In the end, money proved more important to the Reid Park Zoological Society than open land and a vision of reintroducing imperiled species.

January 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson protesters to fight felony charges with deportees' accounts

Tucson protesters to fight felony charges with deportees' accounts

Activists who stymied a day’s immigration proceedings in Tucson earlier this month by chaining themselves to a detainee transport bus have announced the first step in their legal defense: a pair of hotline numbers.

October 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Betty White                                              1979

Betty White 1979

Actress Betty White leans against "Sultan" a 300 pound Bengal Tiger, just under a year old, on June 7, 1979 in Los Angeles recently. White was helping to plan the Morris Animal Foundation Annual Health Conference and luncheon to be held in Los Angeles, June 10, 1979. (AP Photo)

September 06, 2013 2:06 pm
March on Washington anniversary

March on Washington anniversary

Bayard Rustin, leader of the "March on Washington" scheduled for Aug. 28, is shown at the National Headquarters, Aug. 1, 1963, New York. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)

August 27, 2013 9:22 am

Indian activist Russell Means dies at 72

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Russell Means never shunned attention. Whether leading Native Americans in railing against broken federal treaties, appearing in a Hollywood blockbuster or advocating a sovereign American Indian nation within U.S. borders, the activist who helped lead the 1973 uprising at…

October 22, 2012 9:57 amLoading…

Killer whale injured at SeaWorld in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — An 11-year-old killer whale injured during a show at SeaWorld in San Diego continues to recuperate but is currently not performing in the Shamu Show, SeaWorld said Wednesday.

October 03, 2012 2:00 pmLoading…
Pakistani acid-attack victim commits suicide

Pakistani acid-attack victim commits suicide

ISLAMABAD  — Pakistani acid attack victim Fakhra Younus had endured more than three dozen surgeries over more than a decade to repair her severely damaged face and body when she finally decided life was no longer worth living.

March 28, 2012 3:27 pmLoading…
Conservative blogger Breitbart dies at 43

Conservative blogger Breitbart dies at 43

LOS ANGELES — Conservative media publisher and activist Andrew Breitbart, who was behind investigations that led to the resignations of former Rep. Anthony Weiner of New York and former U.S. Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod, has died in Los Angeles. He was 43.

March 01, 2012 8:14 am

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