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UA effort leads to unlocking of rice’s secrets

UA effort leads to unlocking of rice’s secrets

UA researchers sequenced the gene of African rice and traced its evolution.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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J’Adore  focuses on African cuisine

J’Adore focuses on African cuisine

Tucson’s culinary landscape just got a little more exotic.

July 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pen pal project connected kids from Tucson to Africa

Pen pal project connected kids from Tucson to Africa

Learning about others and extending a helping hand is what drew Daniel Cardenas into the pen-pal school project with children from Africa.

May 21, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Michael Gerson: The healing in Rwanda

KIGALI, Rwanda — At the 20th commemoration of the Rwandan genocide, the most moving moments were unplanned.

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Engaging Africa economically would benefit all

The following editorial appears on Bloomberg View:

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Pacino the otter dies at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo

Pacino the otter dies at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo

Pacino, a male African spot-necked otter, died Sunday at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo, according to the zoo’s Facebook page.

March 04, 2013 7:00 pmLoading…
Choice shots

Choice shots

Wiley: Near-perfect peak action just before the clash. And the afternoon light is beautiful. Pierstorff: Superb action photo. Great detail and perfectly frozen in time. Wonderful golden light.  

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In '04 FBI interview, Cheney seemed hazy on events surrounding CIA leak

In '04 FBI interview, Cheney seemed hazy on events surrounding CIA leak

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney told the FBI in 2004 he had no idea who leaked to the news media that Valerie Plame, wife of a Bush administration critic, worked for the CIA.

October 31, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Asia-Pacific region defense chiefs meet in Hawaii

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Top defense officials from 24 nations in the Asia-Pacific region discussed how to combat piracy and deliver disaster assistance at a meeting in Hawaii.

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ASU trio develop affordable way for Ghanaians to see after sundown

Twenty-first century alchemy could light up rural villages in Africa that are far from electricity grids.

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Letters to the editor

Compassion in our neighbor's face

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US ranks 31st in gender equality of 134 nations surveyed

NEW YORK — Women remain far behind men in economic and political power, but the Nordic countries come closest to closing the gender gap, according to a survey of 134 nations released Tuesday.

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October 27, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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