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Fitz: Inspectors find Weapon of Mass Destruction in Iraq: Religious beliefs thought responsible for deaths of millions

Fitz: Inspectors find Weapon of Mass Destruction in Iraq: Religious beliefs thought responsible for deaths of millions

Today a team of United Nations weapons inspectors located what they believe to be weapons of mass destruction. "We were scouring a sacred site and came upon so-called holy books. It was then we realized we'd happened upon a destructive force dwarfing anything we might imagine." As the team r…

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Fitz: Monday Headlines

Fitz: Monday Headlines

Limbaugh says Colbert is not funny. Rush knows funny. That’s why he’s still on AM radio, where America turns for hilarious satire when the Victophone stops working. Here are today's headlines:

April 14, 2014 2:15 amLoading…

Michael Gerson: The healing in Rwanda

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

April 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: US must continue leading on rights for the disabled

What makes a person disabled?

April 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Fitz: Ally Miller, defies her enemies, aims to clean up Pima County

From: Supervisor Ally Miller

March 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Kelly Fryer and Laura Penny: Investing in women is good for business

Kelly Fryer and Laura Penny: Investing in women is good for business

We all know Tucson has been ranked among the poorest cities of its size in the nation. But now we also know that, if poverty had a face, it would be the face of a single mom.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UA professor's work on native people's rights earns Nobel Peace nomination

UA professor's work on native people's rights earns Nobel Peace nomination

University of Arizona law professor James Anaya has dedicated his life to the defense of human rights and the freedoms of indigenous peoples. He has argued before the Supreme Court and led a precedent-setting case that recognized indigenous land rights as a matter of international law.

February 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Raymond Graap and Schuyler Hilts: Address your representative about need to get rid of nuclear arms

As members of Physicians for Social Responsibility, we want to encourage each of you to write to a member of Congress about the dangers of nuclear weapons.

January 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Daunting challenges loom in major areas of the economy this year

As the U.S. economy continues to sputter,  five areas may heavily affect a recovery in 2014: 

January 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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:

January 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Lessons from the Kennedy assassination: Remembering Tucson's own taint

Lessons from the Kennedy assassination: Remembering Tucson's own taint

John F. Kennedy was buried at Arlington 50 years ago today, leaving his body to rest but not much else.

November 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Obama delays Syria vote, says diplomacy may work

WASHINGTON — President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bash…

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Fitz Blog: This just in

Fitz Blog: This just in

     More than 1 out of every 4 Tucsonans lives in Poverty which is due north of Dire Poverty and 3-streets over from Chronic Poverty. I call it the Tri-Cities because everyone is trying their best to stay afloat, which is easier said than done in this waterless desert.

May 07, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…

Arizona is sovereign land, House tells US and UN

PHOENIX - If the federal government wants to lock up U.S. citizens without trial it should not count on Arizona to cooperate, the state House announced Thursday.

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Arizona Senate OKs bill rejecting UN declaration on environment

PHOENIX - Fearing international intrusion into Arizona's affairs, the Senate voted Wednesday to make it illegal for state and local governments to recognize the United Nations or any of its declarations as legal authority here.

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UN vote recognizes state of Palestine; US objects

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations voted overwhelmingly Thursday to recognize a Palestinian state, a long-sought victory for the Palestinians but an embarrassing diplomatic defeat for the United States.

November 29, 2012 4:06 pmLoading…
McCain on NBC's “Today”: Americans who died in Libya didn’t have to

McCain on NBC's “Today”: Americans who died in Libya didn’t have to

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain says he is taking on the Obama administration for not preventing the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya.

November 15, 2012 8:46 amLoading…
Obama admonishes McCain, GOP over criticism of U.N. Amb. Rice

Obama admonishes McCain, GOP over criticism of U.N. Amb. Rice

WASHINGTON — Setting an unflinching tone for his second term, President Barack Obama on Wednesday accused two top Republicans senators of lobbing outrageous criticism at his United Nations ambassador instead of confronting him directly over a deadly attack on Americans in Libya.

November 14, 2012 5:11 pmLoading…

End child marriages, 4 UN units urge India

NEW DELHI - Four United Nations agencies Thursday called on India to take action against child marriages on the first International Day of the Girl Child.

October 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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