It’s been a week since nine people — six of them children — were buried in the Mexican states of Sonora and Chihuahua. They were killed in a vicious attack by suspected drug cartel members near the community of La Mora in Sonora. The murders have shocked the world, and left many in the community wondering what to do next: head to the U.S. for safety, or stay in defiance of those who might harm them.
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The Arizona Memory Project is in the business of preserving the state’s history. In 2017, it received a grant to digitize 100,000 pages of historic Arizona newspapers, including a handful of newspaper titles from African American communities around the state.


New Analysis Spells Out Serious Legal Risk To Colorado River Water Users
As climate change continues to sap the Colorado River’s water, some users face serious legal risks to their supplies, according to a new analysis by researchers in Colorado and New Mexico. Declining flows could force Southwest water managers to confront long-standing legal uncertainties, and threaten the water security of Upper Basin states of Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and New Mexico.
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Court Questions Request For Election To Replace McSally
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has questioned a request for an immediate special election to allow voters to fill the late John McCain's Senate seat.
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Competing Bid To Legalize Marijuana Needs Lawmakers Votes
If the Arizona Cannabis Chamber of Commerce gets its way, there will be two proposals to legalize marijuana for recreational use on the ballot in 2020. But first, the organization of pro-marijuana business interests needs to get at least one lawmaker to sponsor its measure, let alone persuade a majority of the Legislature to approve it.
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In Mexico, A History Of Welcoming Leftist Dissidents
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales, who fled to Mexico after being forced out by his country's military and civilian protesters this week, joins a history of leftist political leaders who have sought refuge across the border from the U.S.
Sky Harbor Named Top Large Airport In U.S., According To Wall Street Journal
Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport has been named the top large airport in the nation, based on an annual study conducted by the Wall Street Journal. Sky Harbor ranked high for convenience, reliability, proximity, and ease of use when traveling to and from downtown Phoenix.
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7 Moments That Stood Out From The 1st Day Of The Trump Impeachment Hearings
Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor and top State Department official George Kent testified in an open hearing Wednesday, the first of many to come in the impeachment inquiry.
A Legacy Of Torture Is Preventing Trials At Guantánamo
The CIA's use of torture after the Sept. 11 attacks has led to years of legal battles at the U.S. military court in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, where 40 accused terrorists are still being held.
Why Climate Change Poses A Particular Threat To Child Health
A sweeping study in The Lancet finds that longstanding progress in treating diseases and reducing childhood deaths is in jeopardy.
Deval Patrick Makes A Late Entry Into The 2020 Presidential Race
The former Massachusetts governor is joining the race after briefing elected officials and supporters. Patrick had earlier decided against a run out of concern about how it might affect his family.
The requirements for the Nov. 20 debate, hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post, were stricter than they have been — and December's bar is even higher.