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Is your drive home less than smooth? Use our mapping tool from SeeClickFix to report everything from potholes and graffiti to broken streetlights and overgrown weeds and keep watch over your neighborhood... Read more»

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Comic: British election

Prime Minister Gordon Brown puts his foot in it

Gordon Brown may be competent, but most elections are decided not on competence, or the expectation of it, but by appearances, i.e. false bonhomie and good hair.... Read more»


35 years after the fall of Saigon, what have we learned?

The effort to make over others in America's image will seldom be accomplished by force, and usually ends in tears.... Read more»


Immigration sound and fury in Congress doesn't signify much

In a repeat of national immigration debates in 2006, hard-line partisanship now coursing through Congress and the upcoming mid-term elections leave precious little room for compromise, raising the specter that reform efforts will again produce more noise than results.... Read more»

Space shuttle

Obama's NASA plan could benefit Southern Arizona

The Obama administration’s new direction for NASA's human spaceflight program should be a modest benefit to Tucson’s aerospace community in the short term, but could be a major boost should its admittedly vague long-term goals pan out.... Read more»1

Immigration SB 1070

Shelton: Honor students avoiding UA because of immigration law

Honor students are staying away from the University of Arizona in the wake of the state's new immigration law, according to a memo from President Robert Shelton. ... Read more»

SB 1070

Tucson cop files federal suit against Az immigration law

A Tucson police officer has filed a lawsuit challenging Arizona's new immigration law, claiming there's no 'race neutral' way to enforce a law that violates numerous constitutional rights.... Read more»

Election 2010: Senate

McCain trails with conservatives, commanding lead with moderates in GOP primary race

Sen. John McCain trails among conservatives voters, but his lead with moderates may still carry him to a primary victory over former Congressman J.D. Hayworth, according to survey.... Read more»1

Srebrenica massacre

U.S., Bosnia catch up on war criminal prosecutions

A former Boston resident who took part in the mass execution of 1,200 Bosnian civilians in the worst war crime in Europe since World War II was deported from the U.S. and arrested by Bosnian police on arrival in Sarajevo.... Read more»

British election

Who would replace gaffe-prone Gordon Brown?

Of all the obstacles to British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's efforts to get his Labour Party re-elected next month, the biggest emerged with emphatic certainty this week: Brown himself.... Read more»

Moody's downgrade

Why financial markets won't give Greece a break

It's hard not to feel sorry for Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou. For months, the financial markets have spat on his efforts to enact dramatic enough austerity measures to begin bringing his country's enormous deficit and debt under control.... Read more»


Dupnik says immigration law 'national embarrassment'

Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik said that Arizona's new law aimed at arresting illegal immigrants is "a national embarrassment." "I think the law is unwise, it's stupid, and it's racist," he said.... Read more»

Togo's voodoo fetish markets do brisk trade

Roman Catholic priest Michel Badagbor can only wonder just how many of his parishoners visit the fetish market, where remedies to block evil spells and "juju" can be bought to ensure prosperity.... Read more»

SB 1070

Text of Mexican travel alert issued for Az

Text of the travel alert issued by Mexico's Foriegn Ministry for Mexican nationals in Arizona.... Read more»

Is baseball dead in Canada?

It’s never pleasant living in a city where major sports teams always lose. Better a losing team, however, than no team at all.... Read more»1

Election 2010: Arizona governor

Immigration law gives Brewer poll bounce

Gov. Jan Brewer has jumped in the polls after signing the controversial state law that requires Arizona police to check for immigration paperwork, a survey says. Putting her name to SB 1070 gave the governor a 16-point boost.... Read more»

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