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MEXICO CITY - Back in February, Sarah Palin tweeted about the overthrow of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak through a popular uprising. First there were the trapped Chilean miners, she said, and now the Egyptian disturbances. "What other drama will affect the Middle East?"
If you’re new to the Sonoran desert or just want to learn more about it, you might enjoy this informational hike at Usery Mountain Park. After a question-and-answer session, you’ll take a brief quarter-mile stroll along the Desert Hawk Trail. Water and closed-toe shoes are recommended.
Authorities have removed a body found floating in the Tempe Canal on the Tempe-Mesa border.
Our Sonoran Desert is the most biologically diverse of North America’s deserts, and you can learn all about its flora, fauna and archaeology on Tuesday, Jan. 10 in downtown Gilbert.
The Encore Quartet will perform a Halloween-themed concert to kick off the Sonoran Sunset Series 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at Chandler’s Veterans Oasis Park.
Drivers in Arizona and across the country saw the cost to fill their tank drop by several cents this week.
The Sonoran Sunset Series has been in hiding for the summer months but is finally coming back for the fall.
Arizona's chances of landing a spaceport may be improving.
Mesa businesses located along the light-rail corridor will receive a one-year free membership to the Mesa Chamber of Commerce paid for by the Downtown Mesa Association.
A former Arizona legislator was sentenced to 18 months of home confinement for his felony convictions for seeking and accepting bribes while he was a Tempe city councilman and misleading donors about a scholarship fund that benefited his relatives.
Direct Energy, one of North America’s largest energy services providers, is expanding the company’s footprint in Arizona with a comprehensive call center to be located in Tempe, the business announced Wednesday.
The Grand Canyon, copper, and Arizona's history will be celebrated Saturday as the Southeast Regional Library hosts a "living museum" event 1 to 4 p.m.
The recent 9.0-magnitude earthquake in Japan moved the island nation toward North America by approximately 13 feet and shortened the day by 1.6 microseconds, according to the Arizona Science Center. It also caused a tsunami that rippled across the Pacific Ocean to reach far-off shores.
Assistance League of East Valley collected 635 books during a Children's Book Drive in support of volunteerism on Make a Difference Day on Oct. 27. The books have been donated to Children First Academy for homeless children, Head Start programs in the Tempe Elementary District, a rural school where many children's parents are incarcerated and Adams Elementary in Mesa.
TUCSON - The Flowing Wells Invitational lost some of its bite.
SKOKIE, Ill. - As the Great Chicago Fire was ravaging the city in 1871, William Rand and Andrew McNally saved their business by burying two printing machines on the sandy Lake Michigan shore. No such clear-cut solution emerged to preserve Rand McNally & Co.’s dominance more than a century later, when the mapmaker lost its way in the age of the Internet.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A heat wave hitting Alaska may not rival the blazing heat of Phoenix or Las Vegas, but to residents of the 49th state, the days of hot weather feel like a stifling oven — or a tropical paradise.
PHOENIX -- Calling it an unnecessary intrusion on individual rights, the state House voted narrowly Monday to kill legislation that would have imposed Arizona's first-ever statewide ban on texting while driving.
They left their two young children with relatives and set off to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary at one of the most beautiful hiking destinations in the Southwest.
(Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories about “snowbirds” in the Valley of the Sun).
2011-2012 Boys Soccer State Tournaments
Get set for the week’s big and small games alike with eats from these four local restaurants.
You don't need to live on the prairie to have a prairie garden. Natural landscapes featuring mainly native plants are being sown in yards across North America as environmentally friendly alternatives to turf grass.
“Does anyone else think that ‘Non Sequitur’ is insufferably annoying?”
Williams Gateway Airport in east Mesa has failed to make the cut to become the site of a $600 million Airbus plant to produce aerial tankers for the U.S. military.