| Sep 17, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Residents in Southeastern Arizona braced for heavy rains and possible flooding Wednesday as remnants of Hurricane Odile began to sweep into the drought-plagued Southwest.
In Tucson, some residents stocked up on sandbags, two school districts announced...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Heavy rain was making its way through the Southwest Thursday, sparing southern Arizona, but hitting a good portion of New Mexico and Texas with a deep soaking from the remnants of Hurricane Odile.
The storm has led to flooding in the Austin, Texas,...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Record-breaking rainfall deluged parts of Arizona on Monday, prompting Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to declare a state of emergency as floodwaters led to one death, turned portions of a Phoenix interstate into a deep canal and forced the closure of dozens of...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Doug Ducey, Arizona state treasurer and former head of ice cream parlor chain Cold Stone Creamery, prevailed in a crowded primary to capture the Republican nomination for governor.
As of Wednesday, Ducey had about 36% of the vote with an estimated 97%...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala.
But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:17 PM
– The one question on everyone's mind was the one she didn't answer.
Hillary Clinton spoke for 62 minutes Wednesday evening without giving a clear indication of whether she plans to run for president in 2016.
There were a few tantalizing...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:46 AM
This cartoon was already locked in and on its way to press by the time the news broke that Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer had vetoed her state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, better known as the “anti-gay bill.” Her last-minute show of...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:54 PM
SACRAMENTO — Facing the prospect of a prolonged federal government shutdown, Gov. Jerry Brown will soon need to decide if the state will shoulder the cost to keep running federal programs used by millions of Californians.
State officials say...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Connecticut has 15,000 pages of state regulations. A house-cleaning seems overdue. It's finally getting done, with the public's help.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered state agencies this week to look at regulations more than 4 years old. The agencies are...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:49 PM
It is the center of the political universe in presidential contests. And now the war over the nation’s new healthcare program has come to Ohio as well, with potential repercussions for the short- and long-term future of the state’s governor,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:49 PM
TUCSON -- The parents of a 5-year-old Arizona boy are suing the state, seeking to treat their son’s seizure disorder with marijuana extracts under the state’s medical marijuana law.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed the suit on behalf...