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Climate Change and Adaptation in the Southwest

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

Sonora Zika Cases Continue to Climb

The number of reported cases in the northern Mexican state more than doubled in November.

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

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

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

County, City, UA Sign On to Urban Sustainability District

The goals of the Tucson Emerging 2030 District mirror those of the Paris Agreement.

Arizona Company Recalls More Beef Over Salmonella Fears

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

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

Prescott Council Wants State Lawmaker Out Over Race Comments

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

UA-Backed Solar Wind Explorer Sending Back Data

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

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

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

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

Nothing says "humor" like semantic predictors from a computational language model.

Marquez Peterson Leaving Tucson Hispanic Chamber

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

Mexico Gets Leftist Leader After Decades of Technocrats

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

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.

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

The donation is meant help the college "remain the best in the world."

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