Political news and notes from around the Old Pueblo.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, the nonprofit organization authorized by the U.S. Congress in 1980 to build a national memorial in Washington, D.C., is well-known for its stewardship of “The Wall.”
Basis senior Buadu wins nat’l scholarship
St. Gregory College Preparatory School senior Kylie Yuanqi Zhang will represent Arizona at the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in Washington, D.C., next week.
We’re going to have to adapt to more huge wildfires, prolonged heat waves, electricity brownouts, floods and severe droughts and other more extreme events in the future, thanks to climate change, says the director of a new University of Arizona research center that will try to help people do that.
Many of our political representatives are lionized when they act “tough” or “no nonsense.”
The Sunday Evening Forum, the go-to speaker series for generations of Tucson families, returns March 30, adding to the mix of new buildings, new restaurants and the modern streetcar making downtown a destination again.
A UA doctoral graduate was honored by the White House on Tuesday for his work to provide area students with the opportunity to experience nature and conduct scientific research.
Owner of 'super-marketing' firm says spillover from Congress Street revitalization will invigorate nearby neighborhoods.
A ranking of major metropolitan areas by the share of new jobs paying high wages shows Tucson outpacing only one other metro area — Detroit.
Undocumented men, women and children continue to trespass, and die, in our cruel desert and immigration reform proposals continue to die in Washington’s moral wasteland.
Up to 70 detainees who were on the buses blocked by a Tucson protest Friday have now been deported through Calexico, Calif., and Del Rio, Texas, said Margo Cowan, a Tucson attorney and activist.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association has announced plans to move its national offices from Tucson after calling the area home for nearly 22 years.
This Obama scandal is bigger than Watergate and ________. (pick one)
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after generations of limits on their service, defense officials said Wednesday.
His son, a Tucson publicist and radio personality, says dad couldn't sit still in today's heated political climate.
Arizona is among six more states that have been granted waivers from key provisions of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law.
A science teacher from Empire High School was one of 97 math and science educators honored by President Barack Obama.
Vintage and used clothing retailer Buffalo Exchange has opened a new store in Washington, D.C.
ATLANTA — Getting an AIDS test at the drugstore could become as common as a flu shot or blood pressure check, if a new pilot program takes off.