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Immigrant song: With Venezuela in turmoil, migrants and refugees turn to Peru

The crisis in Venezuela has crated the largest refugee migration in the history of the western hemisphere and they aren't coming to America.... Read more»

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Crossing a line: Military encounter at border sparks Trump threats

A border encounter between U.S. and Mexican soldiers earlier this month became a political issue Wednesday when President Donald Trump picked up the incident and threatened to send armed soldiers to the border in response. ... Read more»

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Tucson sailor swabs Super Hornet

Aviation Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Kevin Rodes, from Tucson, cleans an F/A-18E Super Hornet on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). ... Read more»

Drawing on her history, McSally calls on colleges to stop sexual assaults

In a different year, U.S. Sen. Martha McSally might not have been on a stage at the U.S. Naval Academy telling college officials that they need to step up and do their part to end sexual assaults on their campuses.... Read more»

Az lawmakers, House split in vote against transgender military ban

Two days after courts removed the last hurdle to a Trump administration ban on transgender military service, the House voted 238-185 Thursday to condemn the ban – but not block it.... Read more»

Taylor Lawrence retiring as Raytheon Missile chief

After just more than a decade in charge, Raytheon Missile Systems head Taylor Lawrence will step down, the company announced Tuesday.... Read more»1

McSally talks about sexual assault task force, funding for border wall

Sen. Martha McSally announced last week that the Department of Defense has agreed to establish a task force to combat sexual assault in the military. ... Read more»

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Rothschild on NZ attack: 'Hate can be defeated by truth, reason & love'

"50 are dead in this latest attack on peace, on religion, on innocence, on brotherhood, on civilization itself. Hate is a powerful emotion. But it can be defeated by societies that are committed to truth, reason, and love." — Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild... Read more»

Nearly $150M in Az military projects could be cut for Trump's border emergency

Despite "assurances" touted by Sen. McSally, a $30-million construction project at Ft. Huachuca and a $15-million facility at Davis-Monthan AFB are potentially on the chopping block in order to fund a border wall under President Trump's national emergency declaration.... Read more»

Marine surveillance leads BP to arrest 10 carrying pot near Yuma

Yuma-area border agents arrested 10 men carrying bundles of marijuana through the desert near Dateland, Ariz., after the men were spotted by U.S. Marines on Tuesday night. ... Read more»

McSally: 'I was raped' while in Air Force

U.S. Sen. Martha McSally said Wednesday that she was "preyed upon and raped" by a superior officer while serving in the Air Force.... Read more»

Transgender soldiers say ban will backfire, but Pentagon defends policy

Transgender troops face an uncertain future awaiting a final court ruling on the Trump Administration's ban of transgender troops enlisting or being booted after they are diagnosed. ... Read more»

National Guard helicopter crews helped BP agents apprehend 75 people

National Guard helicopters helped Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents detain 75 people over the weekend. ... Read more»

Luke F-35 funds could be tapped for Trump's border wall emergency

Arizona lawmakers have vowed to fight the loss of any funding at Luke AFB, where $40 million in construction projects could be tapped for border wall funding under President Trump’s national emergency declaration.... Read more»

Arizona sitting out rush of states filing suit over Trump’s border emergency

Arizona is not joining more than a other dozen states in suing to halt President Donald Trump's invocation of emergency powers to pay for part of his border wall.... Read more»

Constitutional experts concerned with Trump's 'state of emergency'

President Trump declared a national emergency on Friday to redistribute government funds to build his long-sought after wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, but experts question whether it’s constitutional.... Read more»

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