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Dustin Harrison, via Facebook.

A Tucson man was among those killed in a weekend assault on a base in Africa — reportedly part of a terrorist response to the U.S. assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad on Friday. Read more»

U.S. Sen. John McCain condemned President Trump's comments about immigrants from "shithole countries," saying "people have come to this country from everywhere, and people from everywhere have made America great." Read more»

Fozi Hassan, 6, is a first-grader at Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School in Tolleson, where she is in the schools English-Language Learner, or ELL, program.

Thousands of new refugee children each year are putting a strain on Arizona's public schools, where the struggles of teaching and learning are weighted with hundreds of students who need to learn English — not only to succeed at school, but navigate a new country. Read more»

Peter Ax, founder and managing partner of Scottsdale-based Phoenix Capital Management launched PRJKT RUBY to allow women in the United States to purchase affordable birth control and generate proceeds for women’s health in Third World countries.

After his teenage daughters visited Africa and Asia, the head of a Scottsdale-based venture capital firm decided to start offering affordable birth control in the U.S. and putting the proceeds toward reproductive health in the Third World. Read more»

If global warning, drought and polar bear extinction weren't enough, it now looks like our inability to address climate change adequately might cost us one of the world's most pure, innocent, and wonderful pleasures: chocolate. Read more»

As one of the Ebola epicenters, the district of Kailahun, in eastern Sierra Leone bordering Guinea, was put under quarantine at the beginning of August. Aug 2, 2014.

Switch off the television and read this instead. Read more»

The media's single-minded focus on treatment is obscuring the most important fact about this current Ebola epidemic. It can be contained and stopped, within months, with tools already at hand, and at a reasonable cost. Read more»

Creating a new census category would have economic and political ramifications for Americans of Middle Eastern and North African descent. Read more»

In our immigration news roundup and border media criticism column, Sonoran Ramblings, we’re looking at a recent Slate piece on cocaine trafficking, a New York Times piece on artists living in the Texas-Mexico borderlands, and the recent protests of undocumented Africans living in Israel. Read more»

GlobalPost's senior correspondent in East Africa decodes what you need to know about Africa's biggest problem of the moment. Read more»

Three of the 11 Nile crocodiles born recently at the Phoenix Herpetological Society.

They may be small, slow and cute for now, but within a few weeks the baby Nile crocodiles that fit in Russ Johnson’s hands will be downright dangerous. Read more»

Interviews with Prof. Stephen Zunes, developer Richard Studwell, Northern Arizona reporter Jeff Demand, and Tucsoncitizen.com's Mark B. Evans. Read more»

An Australian anthropologist plans to lead an expedition to the Wessel Islands off the coast of northern Australia in July to excavate a site where five ancient African coins were found. Read more»

The reality of the global church is much larger than concerns bearing down on Princes of the Church, or social forces driving polarization of the church in Western countries, such as the priest shortage, celibacy, women’s ordination and gay rights. Read more»

The Mobius, Africa's $6,000 anti-Hummer, in action.

At $6,000, the Mobius could be a game-changer for businesses working on Africa’s rough roads. Read more»

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