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D-Day: Five facts to know

June 6, 1944, marked the first day of the the Normandy landings during WWII. While this day will forever be marked in history, there are a few facts that go unnoticed. ... Read more»

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Tucson lowrider bike film 'Low y Cool' will show on big screen again 25 years later

The 1996 documentary "Low y Cool" about a lowrider bicycle club from Tucson's South Side will play on a big screen again in a 25th anniversary showing, which will include a discussion about Chicano history in Tucson.... Read more»

Last chance Yuma: Thriving Arizona Western soccer program bonds a community

With 26 players from around the globe, Arizona Western College in Yuma - coached by Tucson native Kenneth Dale - is growing something unexpected in the heart of Arizona's agrarian community: a powerhouse junior college soccer program.... Read more»

CDC tackles COVID booster shots for immunocompromised

The push for a third dose of the coronavirus vaccine for patients with certain immune conditions is not moving fast enough for some vaccine advisors, and other countries have already gone ahead with third-dose recommendations. ... Read more»

FactCheck: Photo shows 2018 France World Cup celebration, not vaccine protest

Social media posts are misrepresenting an old photo from France by suggesting the sea of people in the streets shows “[p]eople are waking up against vaccine tyranny”, while the photo actually shows a celebration in Paris after France won the 2018 World Cup.... Read more»

Declaration of Independence wasn’t really complaining about King George, & 5 other surprising July 4th facts

Many of the ideas Americans may think they know about the Declaration of Independence are wrong, and historian Woody Holton offers six surprising facts about the nation’s founding document – including that it failed to achieve its most immediate goal and that its meaning has changed from the founding to today.... Read more»

D-Day: Five facts to know

June 6, 1944, marked the first day of the the Normandy landings during WWII. While this day will forever be marked in history, there are a few facts that go unnoticed. ... Read more»

Trump hypes potential COVID-19 cures, evidence so far is slim

President Donald Trump has enthusiastically pushed the use of two malaria drugs — one in combination with an antibiotic — to treat COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. But there is currently only limited evidence to suggest the drugs are effective against the new virus.... Read more»

FactCheck: Trump wrong on European aid to Ukraine

President Donald Trump wrongly said that “Europe and other nations” were “not” contributing to Ukraine, specifically calling for Germany and France to “put up money.” In fact, the European Union and European financial institutions have contributed more than $16.4 billion in grants and loans to Ukraine since 2014.... Read more»

D-Day: Five facts to know

June 6, 1944, marked the first day of the the Normandy landings during WWII. While this day will forever be marked in history, there are a few facts that go unnoticed. ... Read more»

Weekend music

Marianne Dissard confronts old ghosts in new book & performance

Chanteuse Marianne Dissard is back in Tucson, visiting her desert ghosts and putting her heart out on her sleeve with the publication of an intense and deeply personal work. Plus more in your weekend music roundup from TucsonSentinel.com.... Read more»

Arizona, New Mexico senators team up to prevent sale of tribal items

The Arizona and New Mexico lawmakers teamed up this week to sponsor a bipartisan bill that would prevent the auction of sacred tribal items.... Read more»

D-Day: Five facts to know

June 6, 1944, marked the first day of the the Normandy landings during WWII. While this day will forever be marked in history, there are a few facts that go unnoticed. ... Read more»

Tribe declares ‘a small victory’ after artifact is pulled from Paris auction

French authorities halted the sale this week of a shield that the Acoma Pueblo tribe believes was stolen from them in the 1970s, according to tribal leaders.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Stop calling it Sun Tran: Bus strike a piece of a bigger puzzle

It's easy to get myopic about bus drivers asking for better wages than paid to many in Tucson, but who is behind the strike and just who Sun Tran is are all part of a bigger picture. Here's a look at the players behind the bottleneck, and how Tucson's buses ultimately are run by the French government.... Read more»

Analysis

After Charlie Hebdo attack, reflecting on the war on journalism

The attacks in France highlight the need for everyone — including governments — to defend journalists' right to report.... Read more»

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