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Quan Trieu, the owner of Quantum Physiques, and Gigi Soltero began working together last May.

Challenges with social isolation, job insecurity and unique stresses due to the pandemic have left many struggling, but relief has come in a variety of forms, ranging from physical training to spiritual guidance to personal development. Read more»

Judah Montenegro (left) poses for a photo with his sisters Esly (center) and Maasai (right) outside of an auditorium in Grand Canyon University where Vice President Mike Pence held a roundtable to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

As two polls from August point to Joe Biden lagging with the Latino voters in Arizona, advocacy groups said it's clear that his campaign alone can't energize the 1.2 million eligible Latinos voters in the state. Read more»

A new report by Pew Research shows us what religious affiliations will look like in 2050. Read more»

A view of deepest view of the visible universe ever achieved are seen in a Hubble Telescope composite photograph released March 9, 2004. The Hubble Ultra Deep Field (HUDF) photograph is a composite of a million one-second exposures and reveals galaxies from the time shortly after the big bang.

The really big story of the past month ended up as a one-day media splash: the almost certain confirmation of the Big Bang, or inflation theory, of the creation of our universe. It barely made the front pages before slipping back into space. Read more» 1

A protest against SB 1062 in Phoenix on Feb. 24.

Gov. Brewer’s veto of SB 1062 came after a nationwide public outcry over the measure — and after four of the state’s largest business groups sent her a letter that expressed their concern over the potential harm it could cause to employers, tourism, job creation, and the overall economy. Read more»

This term, the Supreme Court will rule on whether the religious beliefs of the owners of Hobby Lobby Stores, a for-profit, secular corporation, can be used as justification to deny the company’s employees the contraceptive health coverage they are entitled to under the Affordable Care Act. Read more» 1

Pope Francis

Best-selling author Thomas Cahill reflects on Pope Francis and the astonishing change he brings to the Vatican. Read more»

The rise of the "nones" poses challenges for many political strategists. Now a group of roughly 46 million people, they have become an important voting bloc that outnumbers both white mainline Christians and white evangelicals. Read more»

Dante's Inferno,Canto Eight

Polls find we’re becoming a more tolerant nation. That’s bad news for conservatives. Read more»

Rick Santorum speaks in Tucson on Wednesday.

Rick Santorum misrepresented what John F. Kennedy said in 1960 about church-state separation. Read more»

Mitt Romney says President Obama is an historic figure. And not in a good way. Read more» 1

Candidate Rick Santorum

The GOP's worst enemy is its candidates. Santorum may be the slightest, but all the remaining Republican contenders come up short. Even so, the anti-sex constituency is very, very small. Read more» 2

While Catholic bishops try to steamroll the Constitution, Republicans gleefully follow behind. Read more» 13

The Prescott Courthouse decorated for the 2010 holidays.

A lover of Christmas says the real war over the holiday is not being fought over taxpayer dollars spent on carving scripture into courthouse walls, or the lawn in front of a city hall where a crèche used to be placed. How the holiday is being undermined by those who claim to protect it. Read more»

Rep. Jeff Flake, R-Mesa, is one of two Mormons running for Senate next year and said that, unlike national contests, he’s not worried about his faith becoming an issue in the election. His faith, he said, is part of the reason he serves.

It’s been known for months that Rep. Jeff Flake, R-Mesa, would seek the Senate seat being vacated by GOP Sen. Jon Kyl. But when Mesa businessman Wil Cardon announced Friday that he will also run for Kyl’s seat, Mormons suddenly had the two frontrunners in the race. Read more» 2

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