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Under pressure, Hagel steps down as Pentagon chief

Under pressure, Hagel steps down as Pentagon chief

Chuck Hagel is the first senior Obama adviser to leave the administration following the midterm elections.

November 24, 2014 9:47 amLoading…

White House: Eric Holder resigning as attorney general

President Barack Obama planned to announce Holder's departure later Thursday.

September 25, 2014 9:14 amLoading…
Immigration tension boils over in Oracle

Immigration tension boils over in Oracle

Expected bus of immigrant kids from Central America is a no-show.

July 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson Tamale exec takes part in White House talk

Tucson Tamale exec takes part in White House talk

Why giving employees flexible schedules is a smart strategy.

June 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
US to open new centers to house Central Americans

US to open new centers to house Central Americans

Flood of illegal immigrants overwhelming border agencies

June 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Concern grows over abuse, living conditions of children bused to Arizona for deportation

PHOENIX — Saying immigrant children being bused to Arizona may be being placed in danger, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery warned federal officials Monday they may be violating state child-abuse laws.

June 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Judge: Executive privilege likely for Obama in Fast and Furious probe

WASHINGTON — A federal judge says she is leaning toward allowing President Barack Obama's claim of executive privilege in Operation Fast and Furious, the failed law enforcement operation at the center of a congressional investigation and subpoena fight between the Justice Department and Hou…

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Climate change hitting home, says White House report led by UA

The Southwest is heating faster than the rest of the country. Sea levels are rising. Oceans are acidifying. The North Atlantic’s hurricanes are intensifying. Piñon and lodgepole pines are dying.

May 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Report: Southwest faces increased threat from drought, wildfires and heat

Report: Southwest faces increased threat from drought, wildfires and heat

Temperatures in the Southwest are rising faster compared to those of the U.S. as a whole, a new White House report ion climate shows.

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Pay-gap controversy fuels scrap after article by Barber

Pay-gap controversy fuels scrap after article by Barber

A fight over how much women are paid compared to their male counterparts has reached a fever pitch in the Congressional District 2 race.

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Dr. Robert P. Goldfarb: Free stroke-risk evaluation could be a life-saver

Dr. Robert P. Goldfarb: Free stroke-risk evaluation could be a life-saver

On April 12, 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died of a massive stroke at the Little White House, his personal retreat, in Warm Springs, Ga. Writing in CNS Spectrums, Drs. Jeffrey M. Jones and Joni L. Jones note “… while sitting for a portrait, FDR suddenly developed a severe headac…

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Mayor Jonathan Rothschild: Make your voice heard in support of D-M

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild: Make your voice heard in support of D-M

Tucsonans have good reason to be concerned over the possibility of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base losing its 83 A-10C “Warthogs” and the jobs they bring to this community.

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White House to honor former Giffords staffer Pamela Simon

White House to honor former Giffords staffer Pamela Simon

The White House will honor a local woman who has become a vocal supporter of gun reform after surviving the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting spree.

March 31, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
New UA center aims to prepare Tucson, world for climate change

New UA center aims to prepare Tucson, world for climate change

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.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UA graduate honored by White House for K-12 science program

UA graduate honored by White House for K-12 science program

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.

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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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Upchurch, other federal officials answer questions on the Rosemont Mine

Last Monday, Coronado National Forest Supervisor Jim Upchurch answered questions at a news conference about the Rosemont Mine.

December 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
White House council refereeing Rosemont Mine debate

White House council refereeing Rosemont Mine debate

A White House advisory body is now informally involved in the contentious Rosemont Copper Mine dispute.

December 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

White House now tracking Rosemont Mine progress

The White House is informally involved in the contentious Rosemont Mine issue, Coronado Forest Supervisor Jim Upchurch said today.

December 16, 2013 2:37 pm Related Loading…

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