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OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Finds Water On Asteroid

Dec 11, 2018 The asteroid Bennu may offer clues about Earth's habitability.

US Starts to Withdraw Troops from Trump Border Mission

Dec 11, 2018 2,200 are being withdrawn, leaving about 3,000 active duty troops in Texas, Arizona and California.

Comets Catch the Eye of UA Planetary Scientists

Dec 11, 2018 The paths of Jupiter-family comets are twisted into tighter orbits around the sun by the gravity of that planet.

UA Receives Grant to Train Nurses to Assist Sexual Assault Victims in Rural Areas

Dec 11, 2018 The nearly $1.5 million will boost training in examinations, forensics and behavioral health.

Mexico Lays Out Plans for $8B Oil Refinery

Dec 11, 2018 Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised during his campaign that he would bring down gas prices.

US States to Meet at Deadline on Colorado River Drought Plan

Dec 10, 2018 Arizona has been the holdout as the clock ticks on striking a deal for a contingency plan.

Economic Forecast: Recession Possible by 2020

Dec 10, 2018 The event saw varying degrees of optimism regarding Tucson, the nation and the possibility for recession.

Report: Impact Of Deportee Reintegration Efforts Is Unclear

Dec 10, 2018 Successful reintegration is a key part of a broader goal to cut illegal immigration by improving conditions there.

How Women See Men's Roles Shapes Family Expectations, Study Suggests

Dec 10, 2018 The results suggest young women take cues from their expectations about men's changing family roles.

Water Policy; Mexican President Inaugurated; OSIRIS-REx Arrives

Dec 7, 2018 Plus, understanding a nationwide study on the depletion of groundwater supplies.

County Commits to Carbon Reduction Strategy

Dec 7, 2018 Pima County's updated sustainability plan renews its commitment to reducing carbon emissions.

Nonprofit Hosting Party to Write Holiday Cards to Prisoners

Dec 7, 2018 Attendees at the annual event will also learn how to draft a letter to state legislators.

Granted Asylum But Still Confined in a Detention Center

Dec 7, 2018 A transgender woman from Honduras continues to fight for U.S. asylum. She says death awaits her in Central America.

Climate Change and Adaptation in the Southwest

Dec 6, 2018 Two recent reports have brought renewed attention to the effects of climate change on local, regional and global levels.

Feds Won't Pursue Third Trial Against Border Patrol Agent Who Shot Teen

Dec 6, 2018 Agent Lonnie Swartz has been twice acquitted in trials over the killing of 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez.

Sonora Zika Cases Continue to Climb

Dec 6, 2018 The number of reported cases in the northern Mexican state more than doubled in November.

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