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Claytoonz: Sarah Palin, schmuck amuck

It’s weird how Republicans claim they love the United States Constitution, refer to themselves as “constitutionalists,” yet hate press freedom and do everything in their power to destroy it.... Read more»

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Claytoonz: Fox on crack

Right now, the Fox News b.s. is that President Biden is going to spend $30 million to distribute free crack pipes. These right-wingers took a lie, spun it into a conspiracy theory, then laced it with racism.... Read more»

University of Arizona standout Gile Bite Starkute putting golf on Lithuania’s map

Tucson and Vilnius, Lithuania are separated by nearly 6,000 miles - and even further in the world of golf - which explains why University of Arizona junior Gile Bite Starkute is an even more important piece of the Lithuanian golf community than Arizona’s vast golf landscape.... Read more»

Worldwide endurance athletes use Flagstaff’s altitude as training tactic

Flagstaff, the home of Northern Arizona University, has an altitude of almost 7,000 feet, making it a prime spot for endurance training, not only for NAU athletes but for world class athletes from around the globe.... Read more»

Arizonans join hundreds of female athletes opposing strict abortion law

Nine Arizonans are among the more than 500 female athletes who signed on to a brief to the Supreme Court this week challenging Mississippi’s restrictive new abortion law - a case in which Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a brief supporting the law.... Read more»

NAU cross-country runner cleared for Olympics after DACA status hurdle

A Northern Arizona University track and field athlete who has no immigration status succeeded at securing a special permission from the federal government on Monday to travel to compete in the Olympics Games in Tokyo and return to the U.S.... Read more»

Arizonans in Tokyo: Athletes with local ties to watch in Tokyo Olympics

The United States is sending over 600 athletes to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - the opening ceremonies Friday signified the official start of the much delayed, much anticipated event - and here are the schedules for the 19 Arizonans either born or raised in the state.... Read more»1

Tucson’s Abdi Abdirahman, 44, outraces Father Time en route to 5th Olympics

At 44, Tucson resident Abdihakim ‘Abdi’ Abdirahman has defied all odds to become the oldest U.S. runner ever to make an Olympic team, competing at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo thanks to minor tweaks to his training regimen and a honed awareness of his body’s needs. ... Read more»

Arizona Olympian, Paralympian among those honored at Pentagon

Two Arizonans were among the 23 service members who represented Team USA in Rio this summer.... Read more»

Phelps achieves ‘closure’ in Rio, ready to coach at ASU

In winning his 23rd gold medal Saturday night, Michael Phelps put an exclamation point on his historic Olympic swim career. Now he will return home to Arizona, where he will join his coach Bob Bowman at Arizona State University as a volunteer assistant coach.... Read more»1

Arizona becoming popular training ground for Olympic hopefuls

A string of athletes from Arizona has pursued the Olympic dream and made it a reality. But they have done so outside of the state. That has started to change.... Read more»

No, Russia will not be helping the U.S. strike IS in Syria

Ukraine isn’t the only major argument between Moscow and Washington.... Read more»

These will be the big news stories of 2014

Brace yourselves: 2014 is going to be another big year for news.... Read more»

Analysis

The 12 (rocky) months of U.S. foreign policy

It’s been quite a year for U.S. foreign policy, with plenty of undertakings both naughty and nice.... Read more»

Video: Rage in Rio de Janeiro

Thousands of protesting youths brave police backlash in Brazil's largest cities. What's making Brazilians so angry?... Read more»

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The Beeb: Media sensationalism

The BBC has commissioned a quickie documentary about the life and times of amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius, recently in the news for allegedly murdering his girlfriend.... Read more»

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