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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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Fitz : More headlines of the week

Fitz : More headlines of the week

Summer’s  around the corner and more Americans are spending their vacations stowing away in jetliner wheel wells. Avoiding excessive baggage fees makes the subzero temperatures and lack of oxygen worth it.

April 22, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Steller: Ukrainians, here and there, defy Russia by existing

You scrape beeswax from a block into a tiny brass funnel wired to the end of a short dowel.

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Big Jim: Pysanky — Ukranian Easter eggs

Big Jim: Pysanky — Ukranian Easter eggs

Over the past weeks, some Ukrainian-American women in Tucson have busied themselves in creating beautiful, intricate works of art — pysanky, or Ukrainian Easter eggs. Here’s how older women have told me they do it:

April 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Steve Auslander: Tending the political garden of spring

Steve Auslander: Tending the political garden of spring

In 14 years I have never seen so many bees hanging around a more fragrant grapefruit tree. The perfume from the citrus blossoms floats and lingers in a scented halo. This is the first year I treated the tree with a modicum of respect — a little dung here, fertilizer there, a proper prune and…

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Michael Gerson: The costs of passivity

History is like a teacher, except armed with truncheons and guns. So what are its recent lessons?

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Michael Gerson: A trumpet that always sounds retreat

The Republican Party is undergoing its most significant foreign policy debate since President Richard Nixon dismissed then-Gov. Ronald Reagan as “shallow” and of “limited mental capability,” and Reagan criticized the policy of detente, initiated by Nixon, as “a one-way street that the Soviet…

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Steller: Why Ally Miller makes for good copy, and more politics

Steller: Why Ally Miller makes for good copy, and more politics

Why do we Tucson reporters love to cover Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller so much?

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Medic: 70 protesters killed, 500 wounded in Kiev

KIEV, Ukraine — Fearing that a brief truce could allow the army to move in, protesters tossed firebombs and advanced upon police lines Thursday in Ukraine's embattled capital. Government snipers shot back, killing at least 70 people and wounding hundreds, according to a protest doctor. Vide…

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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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Arizona man stuck in Ukrainian in love trek coming home

Arizona man stuck in Ukrainian in love trek coming home

KIEV, Ukraine - A former write-in candidate for Arizona governor who ended up homeless in Ukraine says he is flying back to Phoenix next week after being entangled in an online dating scam.

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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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Williams sisters could meet in final of championships in Doha

DOHA, Qatar — The Williams sisters could be headed for a final matchup at the Sony Ericsson Championships after Venus Williams advanced to the semifinals along with Jelena Jankovic and Caroline Wozniacki on Friday.

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Police Reports

1 Fraud was reported at 12:32 p.m. Oct. 6 in the 5200 block of North Pontatoc Road. The homeowner's son told deputies the following: A man his mother met through an elderly singles group sold her several gold coins for $10,000 but she never received them. He discovered the fraud when he came…

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Around the w o rld

Around the w o rld

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Around the w o rld

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The people behind the Tucson Tea Party

The people behind the Tucson Tea Party

Trent Humphries, 36, grew up in St. George, Utah, went on his Mormon mission to Oklahoma and attended college at Brigham Young University. There, he met his now wife, Jennifer, who also is a leader of the Tucson Tea Party.

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The people behind the Tucson Tea Party

The people behind the Tucson Tea Party

 

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The people behind the Tucson Tea Party

The people behind the Tucson Tea Party

 

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