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Sen. McCain on North Korea nuclear threat, China's role.

Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona, who was at the White House briefing Wednesday on North Korea, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss whether or not military action is imminent and how North Korea's nuclear capabilities will dictate our next move.

- CBS NEWS - US

Police violence against Native Americans in Arizona.

We explore systemic violence in Arizona, where six of the 24 Native Americans killed by police in 2016 died.

- Al Jazeera - QA

McCain Calls for Greater US, EU Engagement in Balkans.

Increased U.S. and European engagement in the Western Balkans will be critical to countering an increasingly assertive Russian in the region, Republican Arizona Senator John McCain told VOA Wednesday. McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, made the comments shortly after returning from a tour of the ...

- Voice of America - US

McCain: China has done nothing on North Korea.

Arizona Senator criticizes China for not helping ease tensions with North Korea.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Professor Wants Children to Learn 'Queer Theory' in Elementary School.

A professor at the University of Arizona who conducts research on science education is arguing that students should be taught "queen theory" in elementary school.

- Breitbart - US

Arizona man convicted of killing best friend, woman, 4 kids.

An Arizona prisoner has been convicted of the gruesome killings of his best friend, the man's girlfriend and her four young children 12 years ago in what prosecutors called a crime motivated by money

- ABC News - US

Fiat Chrysler's CEO is betting Google's self-driving tech is an 'unbeatable solution' .

Thomson ReutersFiat Chrysler Automobiles turned in its best quarter ever for the first three months of 2017, and CEO Sergio Marchionne was in a good mood on the company's call with investors. Marchionne has been an outspoken critic of electric vehicles, arguing that nobody wants to buy them and that he loses money on the ...

- Business Insider - US

Winds hinder fight against southern Arizona's Sawmill Fire.

Strong winds are hurting the fight against the Sawmill Fire and crews estimate the wildfire is between 17,000 and 20,000 acres wide. It's burning 10 miles southeast of Green Valley, which is south of Tucson.

- FOX News - US

Arizona man convicted of killing best friend, woman, 4 kids.

- Townhall.com - US

Raw: Arizona Brush Fire Closes Part of Highway.

The Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff's Office says a brush fire near the Salt River shut down part of Bush Highway. The fire is growing, with 30 mph wind gusts pushing the flames. Officials estimated late Tuesday that it burned nearly 25 acres.         

- USA TODAY - US

Google to offer rides in self-driving vehicles in Arizona.

Google and Fiat Chrysler for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving vehicles they are building under an expanding partnership. The companies announced in spring 2016 that they would build 100 self-driving Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans. Those vehicles have been tested...

- Los Angeles Times - US

New Arizona ADA Access Lawsuit Law Creates New Barriers for Disabled Plaintiffs

The Americans with Disabilities Act is perhaps the civil rights law that businesses fear the most. Stories abound of businesses that were sued out of existence for violating state disability access laws that mirror the federal law, and most of these stories focus on how a small business was......

- FindLaw - US

FDA Won't Release Execution Drugs Bound for Texas, Arizona

Back in 2015, the Food and Drug Administration intercepted over 1,000 vials of sodium thiopental bound from India to law enforcement officials in Texas and Arizona. The shipments were an attempt to skirt a 2012 ban on the drug and were intended to be used for lethal injections in death......

- FindLaw - US

Google's Waymo Opens Self-Driving Cars to Public for Road Tests

Waymo and Fiat Chrysler are getting to the fun part of the whole self-driving car enterprise -- letting regular people take the cars out for a spin. Oh wait, it's the other way around. And why aren't they trying this in snowy Vermont instead of Arizona? -Dennis Schaal

- Skift - US

SwRI-led team discovers lull in Mars' giant impact history

Boulder CO Apr 26, 2017 From the earliest days of our solar system's history, collisions between astronomical objects have shaped the planets and changed the course of their evolution. Studying the early bombardment history of Mars, scientists at Southwest Research Institute and the University of Arizona have discovered a ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Five of the nation's top 10 high schools are Arizona charter schools

Top schools on U.S. News & World Report's list are all branches of same charter school.         

- USA TODAY - US

Crunch Report | Self-Driving Company Waymo Launches Public Test

Today's Stories  Waymo begins first public on-demand self-driving service test in Arizona Google tweaks Search to help combat 'fake news' Facebook shows Related Articles and fact checkers before you open links Netflix enters China via licensing deal with top video streaming service iQiyi Gett in advanced talks to buy Juno ...

- TechCrunch - US

The Latest: Arizona man guilty of killing 2 adults, 4 kids

The Latest on the verdict against an Arizona man charged with killing six people : 3:55 p.m.

- FOX News - US

Arizona man convicted of killing best friend, woman, 4 kids

An Arizona prisoner was convicted Tuesday of the gruesome killings of his best friend, the man's girlfriend and her four young children 12 years ago in what prosecutors called a crime motivated by money.

- FOX News - US

Ronald Reagan: 'Those Who Seek to Inflict Harm Are Not Fazed by Gun Control Laws'

During his 1983 speech to the NRA Annual Meetings in Phoenix, Arizona, Ronald Reagan noted that "those who seek to inflict harm are not fazed by gun control laws."

- Breitbart - US

Alphabet's Waymo offers free rides on its autonomous cars

SAN FRANCISCO, April 26 — Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet, is offering free rides to residents in Arizona as it accelerates efforts to bring autonomous vehicles to the public. The rebranded Google car division...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Senator Graham: Trump won't let North Korea build missile to reach US

REUTERS/Brian C. Frank WASHINGTON — A senior Republican senator emerged from a dinner with Donald Trump confident the president will not allow North Korea to build a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the United States. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina told reporters Tuesday that North Korea should "not ...

- Business Insider - US

Jurors hear closing arguments at trial over student's death

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. " A prosecutor on Tuesday portrayed a former Northern Arizona University student as a killer who carried out "his own deranged sense of justice" when he opened fire on a group of people during a drunken fight...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Wilson's Heart review: Not a perfect virtual reality game, but certainly the best so far

Wilson's Heart is the first can't-miss virtual reality game. That's my gut reaction.Now, the reality of the situation is a bit more complicated. I've gotten plenty of use out of both my Oculus Rift and HTC Vive over the past year, experimenting with dozens if not hundreds of games and experiences. Job Simulator and ...

- PCWorld.com - US

The best public high school in America is an Arizona charter school with 750 students

Tim Roberts Photography/ShutterstockScottsdale, Arizona is home to the best public high school in the nation, according to a new ranking by US News & World report. BASIS Scottsdale is a 5th through 12th grade charter school with 754 students. It's the first time the school has ranked No. 1 on the list. Part of a larger ...

- Business Insider - US

The best cake from every state

Elaine Y / Yelp There are few occasions in life where cake isn't a good idea. Whether you're eating a slice in celebration or in despair, it's still going to taste delicious. We asked our friends at Foursquare to help us find the best slices around the country. From pineapple cake in Hawaii to red velvet in Tennessee, here ...

- Business Insider - US

Arizona dominates U.S. News and World Report's rankings of the nation’s best high schools

Four schools in Arizona placed in the top five spots in U.S. News and World Report’s much-watched rankings of the nation’s high schools.         

- USA TODAY - US

Team discovers lull in Mars' giant impact history

From the earliest days of our solar system's history, collisions between astronomical objects have shaped the planets and changed the course of their evolution. Studying the early bombardment history of Mars, scientists at Southwest Research Institute and the University of Arizona have discovered a 400-million-year lull in ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Free rides offered by Alphabet's Waymo autonomous cars

Alphabet's self-driving car unit Waymo is offering free rides to residents in Arizona as part of its testing of autonomous vehicles.

- PhysOrg - NL

Google's Waymo Now Offering Self-Driving Car Rides To The Public

Google's Waymo is taking another step toward its driverless car future in Arizona, where the company is now accepting applications for a new program that gives regular people access to its fleet of self-driving minivans. Waymo says it's had a few Phoenix residents tooling around in its autonomous vehicles over the last ...

- The Consumerist - US

Fiat Chrysler, Google Begin Offering Rides in Self-driving Cars

Fiat Chrysler and Google for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving automobiles they are building under an expanding partnership.   The companies announced in the spring of last year that they would build 100 self-driving Chrysler Pacifica hybrids minivans. Those vehicles have been tested in ...

- Voice of America - US

Waymo testing self-driving car ride service in Arizona

New Waymo test is meant to help the company understand what people want out of self-driving cars The post Waymo testing self-driving car ride service in Arizona appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Google's Waymo is letting ordinary people test its self-driving cars in Arizona

WaymoNormal people are getting their first chance to ride in Google's self-driving cars. Waymo, the autonomous vehicle group owned by Google parent company Alphabet, is going to begin testing a self-driving car program for hundreds of families in Phoenix, Arizona, the companies said on Tuesday. Waymo has recently been ...

- Business Insider - US

Waymo testing self-driving car ride service in Arizona

Alphabet Inc's Waymo autonomous vehicle group will begin testing a self-driving car program for hundreds of families in Phoenix, Arizona and is buying 500 Chrysler minivans to do so, the companies said on Tuesday. Waymo, which along with Google is owned by Alphabet Inc, recently has been quietly testing the service for a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Waymo testing self-driving car ride service in Arizona

SAN FRANCISCO - Alphabet Inc's Waymo autonomous vehicle group will begin testing a self-driving car program for hundreds of families in Phoenix, Arizona and is buying 500 Chrysler minivans to do so, the companies said on Tuesday.

- Reuters - US

American Indian tribe on border just one hurdle to Trump's wall

Over 150 years ago, the federal government gave the Tohono O'odham Nation a reservation that now straddles the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona. Construction of a border wall would split the tribe's land in two, something the tribe says it won't allow. Carter Evans reports.

- CBS NEWS - US

Witnesses to execution test a 'somber civic duty'

Dale Baich has watched 13 people die in the Arizona death chamber. One in particular has stayed with him: convicted murderer Joe Woods, who took nearly two hours to die. In some respects, Mr. Baich, a capital defense attorney, had no option but to be there for a client.

- Yahoo! News - US

Daughter gives dad a fierce makeover all while he's sleeping

It's a known fact that all dads love naps. ALL DADS. And when they nap, they nap hard, making it easy for us to sneak out of the house, steal a beer, or, in this case, do an entire makeup look on them while they're asleep. Bree Telon of Buckeye, Arizona taught her father, Eddie, a very valuable lesson in falling asleep ...

- Mashable! - US

12 years after mass murder, jury to decide if suspect is guilty

Six people — four of them children — were killed June 24, 2005, on La Mesa Street in Yuma, Ariz.         

- USA TODAY - US

Body of missing jet skier recovered after crash on Arizona lake

Authorities say the body of a jet skier who went missing after crashing into a boat at Saguaro Lake has been recovered.

- FOX News - US

Pence To Cut Hawaii Trip Short Due To Busy Week For White House In DC

Vice President Mike Pence will head back to Washington, D.C. one day earlier than planned after a trip to Asia and Hawaii due to a busy week tackling health care, government funding legislation, and a tax code overhaul, an aide to Pence said, according to the vice president pool report. The Vice President was initially ...

- TPM News - US

Pence cutting Pacific trip short

Vice President Mike Pence will be back in Washington from his Pacific trip Tuesday, one day earlier than scheduled, it was announced Sunday night.According to a pool report late Sunday, one of Pence's aides 'cited the amount of issues on deck in Washington this week — between health care, the continuing resolution and tax ...

- POLITICO - US

Exploring the Milky Way's star factories with GUSTO

Tempe AZ Apr 20, 2017 A missing link lies in the chain of astronomers' understanding of how stars and planetary systems are born, but a team of scientists and engineers from Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration is on track to help find it. "Astronomers have an idea how the Milky Way Galaxy's ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Maeda allows six in latest outing

Kenta Maeda gave up six runs over five innings and suffered his second loss of the season as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell 11-5 to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. At Chase Field in Phoenix, Maeda yielded nine hits including four home runs, walked one and struck out five in his 83-pitch outing. His The post Maeda allows ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Bill for congresswoman's shooting memorial fails in Arizona

Lawmakers are walking away from a proposal to spend state money on a memorial to mark the 2011 shooting that targeted then-Rep. Gabby Giffords and killed six people. The proposal … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Maltese photographer chronicles 'a date that will live in infamy'

On the morning of Sunday, December 7, 1941, at exactly 7.48am, the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service launched a surprise attack on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbour, Hawaii. The date, which was famously proclaimed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as one which will live in infamy' and precipitated America's ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

An Arizona Legislator Gave an Invocation That Didn't Mention God. You Won't Believe What Happened Next.

John NicholsAccording to Republicans, there are certain prayers you can'tmake in the state House.

- The Nation - US

Voters send lawmakers back to D.C. with a message: Protect the environment from Trump

Threats to environmental protections rile voters in lawmakers' home districts.People urge Sen. Jeff Flake to listen to their concerns at town hall meeting on April 13, 2017, in Mesa, Arizona. CREDIT: AP Photo/Ross D. FranklinThe extreme anti-environment policies of President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers are ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Pat's Run shadow runs expand to 32 cities to honor Tillman

Every April, 28,000 runners descend upon the Arizona State University campus to cover the 4.2 miles of Pat's Run. The run started in 2004 as a way to honor Pat Tillman, the former NFL football player killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Local Arizona paper: State legislators are 'enemies of public education' for supporting school vouchers

An editorial in a local paper in Payson, AZ, a 15,000-person town that's been dubbed The Heart of Arizona,' sharply criticized Sen. Sylvia Allen and Reps. Bob Thorpe and Brenda Barton, accusing the state legislators of acting as the enemies of public education.' The paper was responding to a new e...

- The Raw Story - US

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