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Leonard Pitts Jr.: Selfies in Auschwitz — and why it’s wrong

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Selfies in Auschwitz — and why it’s wrong

Sometimes it's not all about you

July 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?

Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?

Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email.

July 29, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?

Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?

In this photo taken Thursday, April 3, 2014, Asana co-founders Dustin Moskovitz, left, and Justin Rosenstein, pose at the company's headquarters in San Francisco. Asana peddles software that combines the elements of a communal notebook, social network, instant messaging application and onlin…

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Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?

Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?

In this photo taken Thursday, April 3, 2014, Asana co-founders Justin Rosenstein, center, and Dustin Moskovitz, right, pose for photos at the company's headquarters in San Francisco. Asana peddles software that combines the elements of a communal notebook, social network, instant messaging a…

July 29, 2014 12:38 pmLoading…
Arizona has new restrictions on buying cough medicine

Arizona has new restrictions on buying cough medicine

Minors must now have a prescription to purchase most OTC remedies.

July 27, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
Public confessions that stay private with smartphone app

Public confessions that stay private with smartphone app

Secrets are not supposed to be told, let alone shared publicly. Still, some people are posting their confessions on the app Secret, created by a Silicon Valley start-up that last week collected $25 million in funding (to make a total of $35 million so far).

July 27, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
UA grads complain of heat, lack of water and seats at commencement

UA grads complain of heat, lack of water and seats at commencement

An evening of pomp and circumstance at the UA’s 150th Commencement Ceremony lost some of its showiness when students tried to cope with an evening of unbearable heat and overcrowding that left many of the 4,000 graduates taking to social media to complain about long waits, a lack of water an…

May 19, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for May 18

DEAR CAROLYN: I have a very dear cousin and a very dear daughter, but they do not hit it off. Cousin lives out of state and only visits a couple times a year — usually at one of the big holidays. Due to social media differences (for which both are at fault), Daughter refuses to be at family …

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Online cooking groups dish up friendships

Online cooking groups dish up friendships

Laurie Woodward planned to fly from her home in Pittsburgh this month across the country to Mukilteo, Wash., to serve as matron of honor to a bride she’s never met. And it’s all because of baking.

April 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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5 things to know about your school resource officer

5 things to know about your school resource officer

Officer Dan Horetski is one of seven school resource officers employed by the Oro Valley Police Department.

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S. Arizona Lawmakers, candidates for governor respond to SB 1062

S. Arizona Lawmakers, candidates for governor respond to SB 1062

We asked Southern Arizona lawmakers and candidates for governor for their thoughts on SB 1062, legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against customers based on religious belief. Gov. Jan Brewer must decide whether to sign it, let it become law without her signature, or veto it.

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Tucson Tamale Co. expanding locally and nationally

Tucson Tamale Co. expanding locally and nationally

A worker spreads corn masa on a lineup of dried corn husks, plops scoops of spicy meat filling on top of each one and then deftly rolls and folds the product into gloriously tasty bundles.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Facebook shuts down page featuring drunken UA students

An online site that celebrated alcohol abuse among University of Arizona students has been shut down by Facebook amid safety concerns raised by campus officials.

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Brian and Kelly's, a Tucson pumpkin patch and tree lot

Brian and Kelly's, a Tucson pumpkin patch and tree lot

Walking into the giant white tent that houses Brian and Kelly’s Pumpkins, Trees & Farmer’s Market, on Broadway near Rosemont, is almost like walking into a small farm.

October 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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El Mezon del Cobre closing Sept. 30

El Mezon del Cobre closing Sept. 30

Longtime Mexican seafood restaurant has been a mainstay on North First Avenue for more than two decades.

September 17, 2013 7:00 am Photos

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Social media becomes source of funding for research on social insects

Social media becomes source of funding for research on social insects

The University of Arizona, however, may not allow researchers to crowd-source their research projects if the sites don't allow the university to recoup its costs of supporting research.

August 31, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Mexicans outraged by humiliation of Indian boy

Mexicans outraged by humiliation of Indian boy

MEXICO CITY — A 10-year-old Indian street vendor whose humiliation by a city inspector tugged on the heart strings of Mexicans after a video of it appeared on social media was showered Friday with attention and the offer of a scholarship.

July 26, 2013 9:03 pm Video Loading…

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