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3 women share Nobel Peace Prize

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian activist Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen have jointly won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.... Read more»

McCain's office taking military academy nomination applications

Arizonans who hope to attend a military academy can apply for a congressional nomination through Sen. John McCain’s office no later than Oct. 20.... Read more»

Giffords pins medal on husband at his retirement

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords pinned the Distinguished Flying Cross on the chest of her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, at his retirement ceremony Thursday in Washington, D.C. “It’s not everyday you encounter examples of sheer courage, selflessness and dedication, like you see in this couple,” VP Joe Biden said.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Court action likely over congressional districts

We’ve got a newsmaker interview with State Sen. Frank Antenori.... Read more»

U.S. troops aid Mexico in drug war

Extensive training of Mexican marines is one of several ways in which the U.S. military machine has quietly escalated its role in Mexico’s ultra-violent drug war in the last two years.... Read more»

Giffords traveling to D.C. for husband's retirement

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is traveling to Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to attend a ceremony marking her husband’s retirement from the military.... Read more»3

Mexico declines Perry's U.S. invasion idea

Nobody liked Rick Perry’s idea about invading Mexico. His opponent for the Republican presidential nomination, Mitt Romney, said it was a “bad idea.” Mexico’s ambassador to the U.S. didn’t like the idea, either, saying it was “not on the table.”... Read more»3

GAO questions Guard's border presence, locals welcome it

The National Guard began a second 90-day extension of its work along the border this weekend, a move welcomed by border officials and questioned in a recent Government Accountability Office report.... Read more»1

McCain's office reviews applications for service academy nominations

Young men and women who wish to attend a service academy may apply at Sen. McCain’s Phoenix office to receive a nomination to one of the four academies.... Read more»

Researchers at new facility aim to study veterans’ health issues

A research facility that opened Wednesday at Phoenix’s Carl T. Hayden Veteran Affairs Medical Center offers a state-of-the-art setting for researchers and clinical trial patients to conduct studies of conditions that heavily affect veterans, such as mental health problems, lung cancer and diabetes... Read more»

Injured war contractors sue over health care

Private contractors injured while working for the U.S. government in Iraq and Afghanistan filed a class action lawsuit in federal court on Monday, claiming that corporations and insurance companies had unfairly denied them medical treatment and disability payments.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Environmentalists say Rosemont is far from done deal

We speak with Commander James “Ted” O’Harrah of the USS Tucson. To close out the show, we talk with Randy Serraglio of the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity.... Read more»

Who really owns that Klimt?

Austrian museums employ teams of researchers who comb through their collections, trying to identify which artwork came into their possession through theft by Nazi forces.... Read more»

Don’t ask, don’t tell? Don’t worry.

Bases say gay-ban repeal passes quietly: Air Force Sgt. Jaime Ciciora said she didn’t see much evidence around Luke Air Force Base this week that the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law dealing with gays in the military had been repealed. But that doesn’t mean that there weren’t some changes, even if they were subtle.... Read more»1

Abbas makes bid at U.N. for Palestinian statehood

President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority formally requested that the Security Council elevate Palestine to full United Nations membership on Friday.... Read more»

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