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  • Obama on Arizona firefighter deaths: 'They were heroes'

    Obama on Arizona firefighter deaths: 'They were heroes'
    The deaths of 19 firefighters battling a wildland blaze in central Arizona on Sunday will go down as one of the worst firefighter losses in modern U.S. history, and officials were already honoring their deaths. President Obama, traveling in Africa,...
  • Update: Crews battle fierce Arizona wildfire; 19 deaths investigated

    Update: Crews battle fierce Arizona wildfire; 19 deaths investigated
    PRESCOTT, Ariz. -- As this town began to grieve over its 19 lost firefighters, officials said Monday that an investigation into their deaths was already underway as the wildfire that killed them continued to rage. The Yarnell Hill fire, which killed the...
  • NRA isn't budging in post-verdict 'stand your ground' standoff

    NRA isn't budging in post-verdict 'stand your ground' standoff
    The lines appear to have been drawn in the coming "stand your ground" standoff. The National Rifle Assn. made clear Wednesday that it would not budge, one day after U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. made an impassioned speech at the NAACP convention in...
  • Countdown to Obamacare

    The countdown has started. In about 100 days, starting Oct. 1, millions of families across the nation will have an opportunity to enroll in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. The full benefits of the law will...
  • Maryland's 'lawless sheriffs' are upholding our constitutional rights

    Maryland's 'lawless sheriffs' are upholding our constitutional rights
    State Del. Jon S. Cardin's recent commentary on Garrett County Sheriff Robert Corley is full of half truths and lies ("The lawless sheriffs of Maryland," June 17). Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio is not a laughingstock, and I challenge Delegate Cardin to...
  • McCain, others urge Arizona governor to veto bill criticized as anti-gay

    McCain, others urge Arizona governor to veto bill criticized as anti-gay
    WASHINGTON -- Both of Arizona's senators have taken to Twitter, publicly calling on Gov. Jan Brewer to veto legislation that would allow businesses to use religion as a basis for denying service to gays and lesbians. "I hope Governor Brewer will veto...
  • 3 GOP lawmakers reverse support of Arizona bill criticized as anti-gay

    3 GOP lawmakers reverse support of Arizona bill criticized as anti-gay
    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Three Republicans who supported a bill bolstering the rights of business owners to refuse service to gays and others on the basis of religion reversed course Monday and asked the governor to veto the controversial measure. Republican...
  • Apple urges Arizona governor to veto anti-gay bill

    Apple urges Arizona governor to veto anti-gay bill
    Apple is urging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to veto a bill that would make it possible for business owners to use their religious beliefs as a reason to deny service to gays and lesbians. The Cupertino tech giant weighed in on the matter because it now...
  • Arizona bill on refusing service: Furor, urgent appeals to Gov. Brewer

    Arizona bill on refusing service: Furor, urgent appeals to Gov. Brewer
    Arizonans are awaiting Gov. Jan Brewer’s decision on whether she will approve or veto a law to bolster the rights of business owners to refuse service to gays and others on the basis of religion. Pressure is mounting on both sides of the issue for...
  • Arizona's bias is showing again

    Arizona's bias is showing again
    Not content to have besmirched their state's reputation by passing a mean-spirited immigration law, legislators in Arizona have approved an equally objectionable bill that would make it easier for businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians. Gov....
  • On gay issue, Arizona may heed national outcry this time

    On gay issue, Arizona may heed national outcry this time
    TUCSON — When Arizona took controversial stands in the past — refusing to create a Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and enacting a tough anti-illegal immigration law — state leaders shrugged off the criticism from out of state as the...