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Obama at Hiroshima: 'World was forever changed' by atomic bombings

"Why do we come to this place, to Hiroshima? We come to ponder a terrible force unleashed in a not so distant past. We come to mourn the dead, including over 100,000 in Japanese men, women and children; thousands of Koreans; a dozen Americans held prisoner. Their souls speak to us. They ask us to look inward, to take stock of who we are and what we might become."... Read more»

Air Guard to conduct F-16 flyovers for Memorial Day events

A pair of F-16 Fighting Falcons will fly over Tucson-area Memorial Day ceremonies, including services in Marana, Green Valley and Corona de Tucson as well as within the city.... Read more»

Obituary: Christina Charlotte Duncan

Christina Charlotte Duncan, 73, of Vail, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2016. As a child, Chris idolized Hopalong Cassidy. When asked if she had a crush on him, she replied, "No! I wanted to BE him!" For the last 15 years, she got her wish, in a way, by having a home in the mountains with horses. ... Read more»

Memorial service set for Ann Day

A public memorial service has been scheduled for Saturday for former Pima County Supervisor Ann Day, who was killed in a weekend car crash allegedly caused by a drunk driver.... Read more»

Driver charged with DUI in crash that killed ex-Supe Ann Day

The man who was behind the wheel of a car that crossed a median and struck the car driven by Ann Day, killing the former Pima County supervisor, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter and DUI. Jarrad Barnes, 24, was released from the hospital Saturday night and booked into the Pima County Jail... Read more»

Former Pima Supervisor Ann Day dead in Foothills car crash

Ann Day, part of a ranching family that left a political impact on Southern Arizona and the nation, was killed in a car crash on East Ina Road on Saturday morning.... Read more»

Newly restored Virgin Mary statue returns to San Xavier Mission

After nearly four months of cleaning and restoration, the statue has been returned to its home.... Read more»

Book takes intimate look at 19 Hotshots who died battling Yarnell Hill Fire

A new book, The Fire Line, tells the story of how 19 men lived, and how they died in the Yarnell Hill Fire.... Read more»

Navy Seal from Az killed by ISIS in Iraq

A 31-year-old Navy Seal who grew up in the Phoenix area is dead following an ISIS attack in Iraq, where he was assisting Kurdish forces. Charlie Keating IV was the grandson of financier Charles Keating.... Read more»

Navajo rugs: Weaving a story of the Diné people

The stories of the Navajo Nation, the Diné people, are woven into tapestries and rugs by the women and men who know the secrets, who have been taught the sacred songs and prayers that go with the weaving.... Read more»

Could Donald Trump change journalism for the better?

Journalists, as chroniclers of the political system, are confronted with a dilemma. How should journalists cover Trump’s candidacy? Can they – and should they – be objective? Objectivity is a much misunderstood concept and is too often uncritically mythologized as central to American journalistic practice.... Read more»1

The squaw dress: A patch of Tucson’s fashion history

In the 1950s, Tucson was a major fashion industry player, all thanks to one garment: the squaw dress. Its influences can still be seen today, proving that despite an offensive name and changing styles, the dress's impact never truly faded. ... Read more»

Game with Phoenix College brought Jackie Robinson face-to-face with racism at a young age

Robinson came to Phoenix as an 18-year-old on the Pasadena Junior College football team in 1937, when he and other African-American athletes were met with discrimination at the team’s hotel, as well as later in his career when he went “barnstorming” across the country after he was an established baseball star.... Read more»

'Shadows of the Dreamers' dance performance recalls Holocaust liberation

A Sunday dance performance will reprise a piece choreographed last year by a University of Arizona professor to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.... Read more»

Poetry to fill the air at weekend festival

April is National Poetry Month and that means it’s time for the Tucson Poetry Festival. This weekend's event will include readings, workshops, a youth poetry competition, a panel discussion, and even a chance to dine with the guest poets. ... Read more»

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