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Sumaita Mulk, 13, is comforted by her father and a family friend after she was eliminated from the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the sixth round for failing to correctly spell 'quatuor.'

Sumaita Mulk was one of 21 students left standing in the sixth round of the National Spelling Bee on Thursday when she met her match – the word “quatour,” a French word for a quartet. Read more»

Goodyear student Sumaita Mulk, 13, reacts after learing that she had advanced to the group of 50 students who will compete in the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

A Goodyear teen advanced to the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee with 50 other spellers Wednesday, outlasting 228 students in the first three rounds of competition near Washington, D.C. Read more»

A group of academics have published a study calling Tucson “easily the most misspelled major city in America." Neurolinguists, working with Google engineers, are working on a solution. Read more»