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Norma Mendoza-Denton: Why do we laud “toughness” in politics?

Norma Mendoza-Denton: Why do we laud “toughness” in politics?

Many of our political representatives are lionized when they act “tough” or “no nonsense.”

March 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Gil Shapiro: Israeli-Palestinian peace is unachievable. Now what?

Gil Shapiro: Israeli-Palestinian peace is unachievable. Now what?

People are more important than things.

January 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Building waiver to allow growth of Tucson aircraft-repair firm

An aircraft maintenance operation at Tucson International Airport will be able to expand with a new fabric-roofed hangar under a deal approved by the airport’s Board of Directors.

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A dubious achievement for humanity

A dubious achievement for humanity

Earlier this year, scientists at the NOAA Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii announced a major threshold in the Earth system had been crossed: the concentration of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere has now passed a level not seen in the last 3 million years.

September 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos



Oceans absorbing more global heat, UA researcher says

Much of the heat that was supposed to fire up the globe’s air in the past 15 years — but didn’t — has gone into the ocean, a University of Arizona oceanographer said Friday.

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‘Real Housewives of NJ’ stars charged with fraud

‘Real Housewives of NJ’ stars charged with fraud

NEWARK, N.J. — Two stars of the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” have been indicted on federal charges of bank and bankruptcy fraud.

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Man guilty of sexually abusing woman on Phoenix-to-Newark flight

Man guilty of sexually abusing woman on Phoenix-to-Newark flight

NEWARK, N.J. — A northern New Jersey man was convicted Friday of sexually abusing a woman on a cross-country flight who said she woke up to find his hands reaching around from behind to molest her.

July 19, 2013 5:15 pm

Family holds private wake for actor James Gandolfini

PARK RIDGE, N.J. — Thursday, thousands of people, celebrities to average fans, are expected at the public funeral for James Gandolfini at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in Manhattan. But on Wednesday afternoon and evening, the family of the Park Ridge-bred actor held a wake in h…

June 26, 2013 9:00 pmLoading…

Arizona Opera general director resigns

Scott Altman was wrapping up third season with company.

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Next week on TV

DON’T MISS: “PHIL SPECTOR” — It’s not often that you find a TV movie boasting the acting talent of Al Pacino and Helen Mirren, and the writing of David Mamet, so this is to be savored. The film is more character study than courtroom drama as it explores the relationship between the oddball m…

March 22, 2013 5:00 pmLoading…

A look at key moments in Dow history

The Dow Jones industrial average often makes headlines. But let's not forget everything else that happened as the Dow has twisted and turned Ñ from The Muppets suing Mickey Mouse to John McCain meeting Joe the Plumber.

March 05, 2013 4:33 pmLoading…
Guest opinion: Tucson Grammy nominee takes on Academy

Guest opinion: Tucson Grammy nominee takes on Academy

2012 nominee for Best Americana Album says Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences changed the rules after her.

February 10, 2013 7:00 am Video Related Loading…

Part-time Tucson musician in benefit for Sandy victims

Yachts were beached in her front yard, and the water inside singer-songwriter Linda Chorney's Sea Bright, N.J., townhouse rose to 8 feet during superstorm Sandy.

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New storm bears down on Sandy-battered NYC, NJ

NEW YORK — A nor’easter blustered into New York and New Jersey on Wednesday with rain and wet snow, plunging homes right back into darkness, stopping commuter trains again and inflicting another round of misery on thousands of people still reeling from Superstorm Sandy’s blow more than a week ago.

November 07, 2012 9:16 pmLoading…

Storm-ravaged states scramble to help displaced residents vote

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — One storm-battered New Jersey county was delivering ballots to emergency shelters Monday while New York City was lining up shuttle buses to ferry people in hard-hit coastal areas to the polls.

November 05, 2012 9:26 pmLoading…

Sandy’s receding waters reveal more deaths; 2 N.Y. boys swept from car

WASHINGTON — The number of dead from super storm Sandy continued to increase Thursday as floodwaters slowly receded back to the sea, exposing bodies including two small boys killed on Staten Island, N.Y.

November 01, 2012 4:04 pmLoading…

Archbishop to urge N.J. Catholics to vote in defense of marriage

HACKENSACK, N.J. — In a sweeping pastoral statement to be made public Tuesday, the leader of more than 1 million North Jersey Catholics urges them to vote “in defense of marriage and life,” and warns that the passage of same-sex marriage laws might lead to a government crackdown on their rel…

September 24, 2012 9:07 pmLoading…

Indictment: NJ man sexually abused woman during flight from Phoenix

NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey man has been indicted on a charge of sexually abusing a sleeping woman on a cross-country flight.

August 30, 2012 12:56 pmLoading…
N.J. mom decapitates son, 2, then commits suicide

N.J. mom decapitates son, 2, then commits suicide

CAMDEN, N.J. — A woman who had previously admitted blacking out from drug use decapitated her 2-year-old son and put the boy’s head in her freezer before killing herself, just five months after having regained custody of the boy from the state’s child welfare agency, authorities said Wednesday.

August 22, 2012 12:00 pmLoading…
Eating champ Bill “El Wingador” Simmons clipped on drug charge

Eating champ Bill “El Wingador” Simmons clipped on drug charge

William T. Simmons, the five-time Philadelphia wing-eating champion known as “El Wingador,” was arrested in New Jersey on a charge of cocaine distribution.

June 19, 2012 3:46 pm Photos



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