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Google's Robotic Spinoff Launches Ride-Hailing Service in Phoenix

Dec 6, 2018 The service, dubbed Waymo One, at first will only be available to a couple hundred riders.

Mexico City Swears In its First Elected Female Mayor

Dec 6, 2018 Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo is an environmental engineer and former head of a Mexico City borough.

County, City, UA Sign On to Urban Sustainability District

Dec 5, 2018 The goals of the Tucson Emerging 2030 District mirror those of the Paris Agreement.

Arizona Company Recalls More Beef Over Salmonella Fears

Dec 5, 2018 The USDA says all the products in question have been removed from stores, but may still be in people's freezers.

Travel Alert May Hurt Tourism to Northern Mexico Beach Destination

Dec 5, 2018 The U.S. State Department has issued a Level 3 travel advisory for the state of Sonora.

UA-Backed Solar Wind Explorer Sending Back Data

Dec 5, 2018 The Parker Solar Probe has started to prove theories about solar wind first proposed in the '50s, a researcher says.

Prescott Council Wants State Lawmaker Out Over Race Comments

Dec 4, 2018 The city council voted to demand the resignation of Republican David Stringer over "abhorrent" words.

Maricopa Sheriff's Office Wrestles With Bias Amid Post-Arpaio Overhaul

Dec 4, 2018 While the agency is making progress in a court-ordered overhaul, an audit shows it still carries out biased policing.

National Forest Offices Closed, Recreation Sites Open on Wednesday

Dec 4, 2018 All federal offices will be closed on Dec. 5th for a national day of mourning.

No Joke, Researchers Try to Decode What Makes Words Funny

Dec 4, 2018 Nothing says "humor" like semantic predictors from a computational language model.

Marquez Peterson Leaving Tucson Hispanic Chamber

Dec 4, 2018 After nearly a decade of leading the chamber, the recent congressional candidate is moving on.

Mexico Gets Leftist Leader After Decades of Technocrats

Dec 3, 2018 López Obrador has talked about increasing state-owned economic activity while trying to ease the worries of foreign investors.

Asteroid Receives Holiday Visitor: OSIRIS-REx Arrives at Bennu

Dec 3, 2018 About the size of an SUV, the spacecraft will shadow the asteroid for a year, before scooping up some gravel for return to Earth in 2023.

UA Team Targeting Brain Cancer With Genetic Research

Dec 3, 2018 The group conducts research on glioblastoma, the type of cancer that took Sen. John McCain's life.

Helping Migrants in Mexico; Arizona's New Superintendent; Education Funding

Nov 30, 2018 Plus, a journalist roundtable analyzing finalized election results.

Founding Dean Gives $20M to Add to UA Optical Sciences Faculty

Nov 30, 2018 The donation is meant help the college "remain the best in the world."

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