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Source: Missile took down jet in Ukraine

Vice President Joe Biden: The incident was "not an accident."

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Dunham, brood of disorderly puppets return to Tucson

Dunham, brood of disorderly puppets return to Tucson

Comic ventriloquist's daughter will begin her sophomore year at the University of Arizona.

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Tucson man subdues Matterhorn in a 2-nation traverse

Tucson man subdues Matterhorn in a 2-nation traverse

The summit of the world-famous Matterhorn sits precisely on the border between Italy and Switzerland — and that fact of international geography posed an irresistible challenge for Tucsonan Terry DeWald.

May 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson going after Tesla's 6,500 new jobs

The city of Tucson has made a formal proposal to become the home of a $5 billion “gigafactory” for lithium-ion batteries for electric cars.

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UA researchers devise test to aid shrimp farmers

UA researchers devise test to aid shrimp farmers

A bacterial disease called “early mortality syndrome” has become a multibillion-dollar problem for the global shrimp-farming industry in the last year or so.

February 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson cancer-drug firm inks key licensing deal

Tucson-based Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals Inc. has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with a Swiss drug company for European and Japanese rights to develop and commercialize a gastrointestinal-cancer-prevention drug.

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First, keep Iran from going nuclear

America’s top foreign policy to-do’s in 2014 include preventing Iran from reaching the nuclear threshold, addressing the humanitarian disaster in Syria, containing  Russia, managing a rising China and reclaiming its own voice on human rights. Let’s take these one at a time.

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Leading by example rather than force can restore our global luster

The new year brings hope for fresh thinking in the Obama administration on foreign affairs. Prompt decisions on a few key issues could enhance our posture, improve our security and contribute to the pursuit of peace. Here are moves that should be on the agenda:

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Long-vacant downtown Tucson lot could see new life

Long-vacant downtown Tucson lot could see new life

A controversial dirt lot in downtown Tucson could finally see some long-anticipated construction now that lawsuits among the developer, city and Rio Nuevo Board are settled.

October 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Heart of 'bionic man' came from Tucson

Heart of 'bionic man' came from Tucson

A “bionic man” showcased in a Smithsonian Channel documentary and exhibit was designed as an artificial human, though it lacks several working organs.

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University of Arizona physicists pleased with Nobel Prize awarded in their field

Physicists who worked to prove the existence of the subatomic particle known as the Higgs boson basked in reflected glory Tuesday as the Nobel Prize in physics went to two men who had theorized its existence — Francois Englert and Peter Higgs.

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Recession now eurozone's longest

PARIS - The eurozone is now in its longest recession ever - a stubborn slump that has surpassed even the calamity that hit the region in the financial crisis of 2008-2009.

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Tea, cake and dying go together at 'Death Cafe'

Tea, cake and dying go together at 'Death Cafe'

From left, Molly Brannon, Del Jones, Ted Reynolds and Kati Standefer discuss a questionnaire on their anxiety toward death during a recent Death Cafe meeting. The sessions are designed to explore a topic that often is avoided by many people, discussing dying and life in an open, friendly way.

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Tea, cake and dying go together at 'Death Cafe'

Tea, cake and dying go together at 'Death Cafe'

De Vie Weinstock, right, chats with Del Jones, far left, and Ted Reynolds during one of the Death Cafe sessions. The gatherings are designed to help people approach a topic that often is avoided, discussing death in a safe, relaxed way, and learn something about compassion and their lives.

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Tea, cake and dying go together at 'Death Cafe'

Tea, cake and dying go together at 'Death Cafe'

Your inevitable death.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Spend Cinco de Mayo at Lazydays with Salvador Duran

Lazydays RV are hosting a Cinco de Mayo celebration on Saturday at the Florizona Grille.

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Arizona man stranded in Ukraine talks about love quest

Arizona man stranded in Ukraine talks about love quest

Social workers in western Ukraine were stunned when a untidy and hungry homeless man they found sitting on the ground turned out to be an American who had fallen victim to an Internet dating scam.

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European leaders tussle over cost of climate aid to poorer nations

European leaders tussle over cost of climate aid to poorer nations

BRUSSELS — The European Union fought Thursday to live up to its self-proclaimed leadership on combating climate change, with the 27 EU leaders at odds over how much to offer poorer nations to join the global battle.

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Book by Agassi contains admission of taking crystal meth

NEW YORK — Andre Agassi's upcoming autobiography contains an admission he used crystal meth in 1997 and failed a drug test — a result thrown out after he lied by saying he "unwittingly" took the substance.

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