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Brits to get personal web pages for all government tasks

Every person in England will soon have their own web page in an effort to cut government spending.... Read more»

Comic: Seventeen Words For Snow

Ice fishing

Fishing, skating, and math. Oh my.... Read more»5

Health care reform

With Stupak's support, Dems all but certain to reach 216 votes on health care

This afternoon, Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) announced that he will vote "yes" Sunday on health care reform legislation. With the addition of votes from other anti-abortion holdouts, Democrats almost certainly have the 216 votes needed to pass the bill. Debate is live now on the floor of the House of the Representatives.... Read more»

Need security in Guatemala? Hire a private guard

A year ago, Domingo Castillo Yoc lived with three siblings and his parents in a rural village. Today, he stands guard in front of a small shipping business in a dodgy neighborhood in Guatemala City.... Read more»

Health care debate

Dems still counting votes as showdown on health bill only hours away

With the stage set for a historic showdown over landmark health legislation the White House and Democratic Congressional leaders narrowed their hunt for votes to a slim list of lawmakers.... Read more»

Health care reform

Giffords will vote for health insurance reform bill

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will vote for the health insurance reform bill, the congresswoman announced Saturday.... Read more»11

Tucson Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven's Ninth may be swan song for TSO chorus

After this weekend’s formidable performances of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, the TSO Chorus will be dissolved for the foreseeable future, except for two performances of Handel’s Messiah on December 4.... Read more»

Water

Mexico not living up to water treaty

Steeped in the annals of America's symbiotic relationship with Mexico is the two countries’ long-standing and sometimes tense agreement over an issue more far-reaching than border security and immigration: water.... Read more»

Stewart Udall, former Interior secretary, dies at 90

Stewart Udall, former Arizona congressman and Interior Secretary under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, has died. He was 90.... Read more»

Brewer in 3-way primary poll tie

Governor Jan Brewer is in a three-way tie in the race for the GOP gubernatorial primary, says Rasmussen Reports. Treasurer Dean Martin and political rookie Buz Mills are in the running.... Read more»2

Health care debate

Day before key vote, Democrats predict victory for health care reform

News outlets are focusing on President Barack Obama's planned meeting with all the House Democrats today as they prepare for Sunday's crucial vote on health care overhaul. ... Read more»

Afghanistan

$6 billion later, Afghan cops aren't ready to serve

America has spent more than $6 billion since 2002 in an effort to create an effective Afghan police force, buying weapons, building police academies, and hiring defense contractors to train the recruits—but the program has been a disaster.... Read more»

Arizona Diamondbacks baseball

Expect better season from D'backs

Arizona made some changes in the off-season but needs Webb to get healthy quickly... Read more»

Health care debate

Obama, Democratic leaders confident about health reform legislation

House Democratic leaders expressed confidence Friday that they would have enough votes to pass health-care legislation, picking up one new 'yes' vote and promising that they would resolve lingering concerns raised by undecided Democrats.... Read more»

Celania-Fagen leaving TUSD superintendent job

Elizabeth Celania-Fagen is leaving her post as superintendent of TUSD after two years on the job.... Read more»

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