Uranium
In a new poll, Native Americans say a major problem they face is “institutional discrimination.” In Indian Country they call it environmental racism. During World War II and the Cold War, mining companies blasted 30 million tons of uranium out of Navajo land, abandoning more than 500 mines. Since then, many Navajo have died of conditions linked to contamination.
Nov. 20, 2017
Steve Bannon
President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon was in Tucson on Saturday night where he spoke at an event commemorating the death of a Border Patrol agent in 2010.
Nov. 19, 2017

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When those tiny communion cups were introduced in the 1800s, they were supposed to protect churchgoers from germs. But a history survey shows Americans had lots of other reasons to stop sharing a cup.
Nov. 20, 2017
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On the anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, a similar fight is playing out with small Mexican farmers who want out of NAFTA, despite the government’s commitment to it.
Nov. 20, 2017
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Anyone who doubts the lure of Route 66 should talk to Winslow Chamber of Commerce CEO Bob Hall, who said that capitalizing on the historic highway was key to revitalization of the historic downtown.
Nov. 20, 2017
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A Gilbert lawmaker is advocating for extended lunch and recess in Kindergarten through 6th grade.
Nov. 20, 2017
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Hikers exploring the Superstition Mountains are being warned to watch out for rabid wild animals.
Nov. 20, 2017

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The Nebraska Public Service Commission voted 3-2 on Monday to approve the controversial pipeline — albeit not on the route preferred by TransCanada, the company behind the Keystone XL.
Nov. 20, 2017
That designation was removed in 2008, when the North Korean government pledged to dismantle its nuclear program. The president says additional sanctions will be imposed.
Nov. 20, 2017
When a child suffers a concussion, it's very hard to tell if the brain injury will cause long-term problems. An experimental test that looks for bits of genetic material in spit might help.
Nov. 20, 2017
The stadium, which has been around since 1992 and played host to the 1996 Olympic Games, saw its final hours Monday morning. Watch the storied building come down in a planned implosion.
Nov. 20, 2017
Also: Zimbabwe's leader ignores a call to resign; an Argentine submarine is still missing; and actor Jeffrey Tambor may leave 'Transparent' over sexual harassment allegations.
Nov. 20, 2017