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A new virtual approach to science in space.

Tempe AZ Jun 23, 2017 When Apollo astronauts on the Moon spoke with Mission Control on Earth, there was a noticeable time gap between a statement from Tranquility Base and its immediate acknowledgment from Houston. The gap lasted almost three seconds, or ten times longer than human reaction times would account for. What was ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

The curious case of the warped Kuiper Belt.

Tucson AZ Jun 23, 2017 An unknown, unseen "planetary mass object" may lurk in the outer reaches of our solar system, according to new research on the orbits of minor planets to be published in the Astronomical Journal. This object would be different from - and much closer than - the so-called Planet Nine, a planet whose ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Death on the border: Arizona used rancher's killing to justify harsh immigration laws, but the truth of the case is unclear.

When Sue Krentz was growing up in southern Arizona, about 30 miles from the Mexican border, migrants would wander into the front yard of her parents' modest ranch house and ask to sweep the steps or mow the lawn. Nobody asked about their immigration status. It was the 1960s, long before the area...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Changes continue in Arizona with Tippett out as coach of Coyotes.

Dave Tippett stuck with the Arizona Coyotes through four seasons of playing without an owner, five years of losing since the franchise's greatest success in ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Legendary ASU football coach Frank Kush dies at 88.

Frank Kush, the fearsome coach who transformed Arizona State from a backwater football program into a powerhouse, died Thursday. He was 88. “Coach Kush built ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Republican Senators Targeted with Anti-Trumpcare Billboards.

Credo ActionCREDO is placing #ResistTrumpcare billboards in strategic locations near airports in Arizona and Nevada pressuring Sens. Flake and Heller to oppose Trumpcare. The billboards depict each senator alongside pictures of Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan with the ...

- Common Dreams - US

Judge accepts sweeping reforms of Arizona death penalty protocols.

- A U.S. judge accepted on Thursday major revisions to Arizona's death penalty procedures, such as eliminating paralytic drugs in lethal injections and giving witnesses more access to watch prisoners inside the death chamber, a lawyer for the death row inmates said.

- Reuters - US

California invested heavily in solar power. Now there's so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it.

On 14 days during March, Arizona utilities got a gift from California: free solar power. Well, actually better than free. California produced so much solar power on those days that it paid Arizona to take excess electricity its residents weren't using to avoid overloading its own power lines. ...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Frank Kush, coach who built ASU into powerhouse, dies at 88.

TEMPE, Ariz. — Frank Kush, the fearsome coach who transformed Arizona State from a backwater football program into a powerhouse, died Thursday. He was 88.

- Billings Gazette - US

Peep this Arizona lawmaker who doesn't want college students to vote.

Bob Thorpe thinks college students "dilute the votes" in his district.         

- USA TODAY - US

In crushing heat wave, Border Patrol ready to rescue migrants.

The Border Patrol is shifting agents with medical and rescue training to southern Arizona’s west desert in response to a record-breaking heat wave.         

- USA TODAY - US

Judge accepts new reforms of Arizona death penalty protocols

A U.S. judge accepted on Thursday major revisions to Arizona's death penalty procedures, such as eliminating paralytic drugs in lethal injections and giving witnesses more access to watch prisoners inside the death chamber, a lawyer for the death row inmates said. The changes were part of a se...

- The Raw Story - US

Judge accepts sweeping reforms of Arizona death penalty protocols

The changes were part of a settlement reached in a 2014 lawsuit brought by seven death row inmates who argued Arizona's lethal injection practices were experimental, secretive and caused inmates prolonged suffering. On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Neil Wake in Phoenix signed an order that in effect authorized a deal ...

- Yahoo! News - US

California is embarrassing the rest of the country with the amount of solar energy it's producing

REUTERS/Gerardo GarciaCalifornia is the poster child for solar energy: in 2016, 13% of the state's power came from solar sources. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, California is in the lead for the cumulative amount of solar electric capacity installed in 2016. In fact, the California is generating so ...

- Business Insider - US

Official: Girl found at church likely to be missing baby

An Arizona investigator said Thursday he is confident a baby left at a Las Vegas-area church is the same one that authorities have for weeks been searching for across three states.

- FOX News - US

California invested heavily in solar power. Now there's so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it

On 14 days during March, Arizona utilities got a gift from California: free solar power. Well, actually better than free. California produced so much solar power on those days that it paid Arizona to take excess electricity its residents weren't using to avoid overloading its own power lines. It...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Summer's Just Begun, But The Southwestern U.S. Is Already Baking

Parts of California, Nevada and Arizona are under excessive heat warnings through Sunday night.

- NPR - US

Illinois, Arizona among states Russia targeted

Homeland security officials said Wednesday that Russians appeared to target voter registration data of 21 states. Only Illinois and Arizona have said they were attacked. The officials all said there was no evidence any votes were actually changed. But the scope of Russia's efforts was staggering, reports Jeff Pegues.

- CBS NEWS - US

Extreme heat making wildfire battle tougher in Southwest US

An extreme heat wave in the Southwest U.S. made the fight against a series of wildfires more difficult Wednesday, including one that has destroyed at least four homes in an Arizona town known for its wineries, authorities said.

- Billings Gazette - US

Extreme heat making wildfire battle tougher in Southwest US

An extreme heat wave in the Southwest U.S. is making the fight against a series of wildfires more difficult Wednesday, including one that has destroyed at least four homes in an Arizona town known for its wineries, authorities said.

- FOX News - US

A Cop Speaks Out: Illegal Mexican Nationals Murdered My Buddy Execution-style

Retired Phoenix Police Detective Robert Arce is speaking out about the execution-style murder of a federal agent with whom he closely worked. His slain friend, DEA Special Agent Richard Fass, was murdered by illegal aliens on June 30, 1994 near Phoenix, Arizona.

- Breitbart - US

Arizona is housing prisoners in a tent city and it's 117 degrees

It's so hot in Arizona that dozens of flights have been diverted, meteorologists cooked bacon and eggs on the sidewalk, and tap water is running warm. Some parts of the state have seen record-breaking temperatures this week, as high as 120 degrees Fahrenheit. But while the city of Phoenix

- VICE News - US

It's so hot in Arizona, airplanes can't fly: 50 flights to and from Phoenix cancelled

The National Weather Service announced the record-high temperature with a stock photo of a fireball, as veteran meteorologists tweeted #makeitstop

- National Post - CA

Arizona is housing prisoners in a tent city and it's 117 degrees

It's so hot in Arizona that dozens of flights have been diverted, meteorologists successfully cooked bacon and eggs on the sidewalk, and tap water is running warm. Some parts of the state have seen record breaking temperatures, as high as 120 degrees Fahrenheit. But while the city of Phoenix

- VICE News - US

6 killed in 25-vehicle pileup at New Mexico-Arizona line

LORDSBURG, N.M. " Authorities in New Mexico say six people are dead after a 25-vehicle pileup on I-10 caused by sudden blowing dust in New Mexico near the Arizona state line.Those killed Monday include a 9-month-old girl and...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

It's so hot in Phoenix, Arizona that planes can't fly

There are certain truths that accompany summer in Phoenix, Arizona: Triple-digit temperatures persist well past sundown. It's not considered abnormal to drive with oven mitts or ice packs in the car. And after a certain threshold,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

John McCain: 'No American has seen the healthcare bill, but I'm sure the Russians have'

Republican senator for Arizona joins list of US politicians frustrated by lack of transparency in bill's drafting.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Couple, newborn among 6 killed in 25-car pileup in New Mexico

A Phoenix couple and their newborn daughter were among six people killed in a massive pileup near the border of Arizona and New Mexico on Monday.

- ABC News - US

Things Arizonans never say

What's a cactus?

- Matador Network - US

Extreme heat is melting tarmac in the UK and grounding planes in Arizona

Extreme heat across large tracts of the Northern Hemisphere raised fears for crops in China, fuelled forest fires in Portugal and Russia's Far East, forced flight cancellations in the Southwest US, and melted tarmac on roads in Britain. As today marked the summer solstice - the longest day of the year - forecasters said ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

F-35As at Luke AFB in Arizona return to flight 21 June

Key Points F-35As at Luke AFB in Arizona return to flight 21 June after being out of service for 11 days The F-35A is one of the Pentagon's top acquisition priorities The US Air Force on 21 June will resume local Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter flight operations at

- Jane’s - US

Religious freedom advocates to receive papal honor

Phoenix, Ariz., Jun 21, 2017 / 12:08 am .- In recognition of their promotion of religious freedom, the founder of Alliance Defending Freedom and his wife will be inducted next week into the Order of St. Gregory the Great. Alan and Paula Sears will receive the honor, granted to individuals for extraordinary service to the ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Phoenix flights cancelled because it's too hot for planes

Posted at;BBC.com - As temperatures climb in Phoenix, Arizona, more than 40 flights have been cancelled - because it is too hot for the planes to fly. The weather forecast for the US city suggests temperatures could reach 120F … Continue reading → The post Phoenix flights cancelled because it's too hot for ...

- worldwide hippies - US

Persistent, Deadly Heat at the Equator Could Be the Norm by 2100

Tuesday in Phoenix, Arizona, the temperature kept some planes grounded. Phoenix was projected to reach of 120 degrees Fahrenheit, a near-record for the desert city, and hot enough that small planes cannot generate enough lift to fly. Phoenix and other cities have experienced similar conditions before, but only rarely—for ...

- Discover - US

Zenefits will pay $3.4 million in unpaid overtime to 743 employees

Insurance software startup Zenefits has agreed to pay $3.4 million in unpaid overtime to 743 of its account executives and sales representatives in California and Arizona, according to the Department of Labor. Zenefits also agreed to let the DOL monitor its practices to ensure the company does not violate the Fair Labor ...

- TechCrunch - US

Extreme Heat Leads to U.S. Flight Cancellations

It's so hot in the southwestern United States that flights out of Phoenix, Arizona are being canceled because of the extreme heat.Temperatures on Tuesday were expected to reach 49 degrees Celsius, which is too hot for some planes to operate.American Airlines said it was going to cancel 38 flights le...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Phoenix nears 120 degrees as Southwest sees worst heat wave in years

The first day of summer brought some of the worst heat the Southwest U.S. has seen in years, forcing flights to be canceled, straining the power grid and making life miserable for workers toiling in temperatures that reached 120 degrees or higher in some desert cities. Arizona, Nevada and California...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Grounded flights, fires and power outages as temperatures soar in US

LOS ANGELES, June 21 — A scorching heatwave in the western United States has grounded flights, caused fires and prompted power outages, with record temperatures expected yesterday in several states including Arizona and Nevada. The extreme...

- The Malay Mail - MY

McCain: 'Haven't met an American who's seen the healthcare bill

Senator John McCain has had a way with words for years. And now, Bloomberg is reporting the senior Senator from Arizona says he’s sure the Russians have seen the Senate Republican healthcare bill. Veuer's Nick Cardona has that story.         

- USA TODAY - US

With temperatures pushing 50 degrees Celcius in Phoenix, some planes can't fly

There are certain truths that accompany summer in Phoenix, in the US state of Arizona: Temperatures in the high 30s and 40s Celsius persist well past sundown, it's not considered abnormal to drive with oven mitts or ice packs in the car and after a certain threshold, even the "it's a dry heat" jokes cease being funny.

- Stuff - NZ

Six people killed in 25-vehicle pileup on US interstate due to dust storm

Authorities in the US state of New Mexico say six people are dead after a 25-vehicle pileup on I-10 caused by sudden blowing dust in New Mexico near the Arizona state line.

- Stuff - NZ

Arizona heat wave: Canceled flights, burning door handles

PHOENIX, ARIZONA — Airlines canceled flights in Phoenix and doctors urged people to be careful around concrete, playground equipment and vehicle interiors on Monday as a punishing heat wave threatens to bring temperatures approaching 48.9 degrees Celsius to parts of the US Southwest. The post Arizona heat wave: Canceled ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Flights from Phoenix canceled because of hot weather. Will it happen in Utah?

A record-smashing heat wave has arrived in the southwestern United States, including states like California, Arizona, Nevada...

- Deseret News - US

Border Patrol Raids a Non-Profit Providing Medical Aid to Immigrants in the Arizona Desert

An escalation of immigration enforcement tactics in the Southwest

- Reason.com - US

Arizona is so hot that flights are being cancelled

Tuesday's high in Phoenix went over the maximum operating temperature of certain aircraft.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

While trust is inherited, distrust is not: study

Research has shown that how trusting a person is may depend, at least in part, on his or her genes. However, distrust does not appear to be inherited in the same way, according to a new study led by the University of Arizona.

- PhysOrg - NL

'We've done nothing': McCain urges House to pass Russia sanctions bill immediately

APWASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain of Arizona says the House should vote immediately on the Russia sanctions package. The Republican chairman of the Armed Services Committee predicted the legislation would pass overwhelmingly in the House after winning 98 votes in the Senate. "We all know that the Russians tried to ...

- Business Insider - US

People are flocking to the hottest place on earth for 'extreme heat tourism'

Damian Dovarganes/APLAS VEGAS — Desert dwellers in the western U.S. see temperatures topping 120 degrees as a reason to hunker down indoors and turn up the air conditioning. But some tourists welcome it as a bucket-list opportunity to experience Death Valley — famously the hottest place in America. Many will get ...

- Business Insider - US

Blistering heat wave torches Southwest U.S., forcing airlines to cancel flights

The heat in the Southwest United States is building to a peak on Tuesday and Wednesday, with everything from power disruptions to flight cancellations expected as humans and machinery fall apart in this extreme weather. Phoenix, Arizona will make a run at its all-time highest temperature of 122 degrees Fahrenheit, with a ...

- Mashable! - US

Southwest welcomes first day of summer with temperatures nearing 120 in worst heat wave in years

The first day of summer is forecast to bring some of the worst heat the southwestern U.S. has seen in years. The forecast calls for 119 degrees in Phoenix, where some flights have been canceled because certain planes can't take off in extreme heat. Arizona is seeing the most stifling temperatures,...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

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