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Ukraine Crisis, Other Global Politics Imperil OSIRIS-REx Mission

Team plans to use rocket which runs on a Russian-made engine; Canadian government funding couldn't be secured.

Metro Week: Fire Season Underway, Prep Began Months Ago

lookouts watch for smoke, districts help residents create "defensible space."

Father of Perished Hotshot Aims to Improve Fire Shelters

David Turbyfill's 27-year-old son Travis died battling Yarnell Fire; says he doesn't want his son to have died in vain.

AZ Week: Year Since Yarnell Fire, 'Support's Been Overwhelming'

Town slowly recovers from deaths of 19 firefighters, property destruction, hopes to see community thrive anew.

Lookouts at Forefront of Fire Spotting

Mac Tippins will spend 4-5 months on duty in Mt. Lemmon's Lemmon Rock Lookout.

Board of Regents OKs Negotiations for UAMC Takeover

Phoenix-based Banner Health, UA Health Network hope to finalize $946M deal by September.

Brewer Gives Feds Tongue Lashing after Nogales Shelter Tour

'Dang it the federal government has a job to do,' she says, after visiting facility housing hundreds of Central American children.

Tucson Second-Grader Wins National Braille Challenge

Ciara Peterson won first place in her category at 14th annual competition; 'It felt surprising,' she says.

Feds to Open More Detention Facilities for Immigrant Families

Homeland Security Deputy Sec. says they will be primarily for mothers, children caught crossing into US illegally.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Under Fire

Criticism of John Huppenthal intensifies after revelations of anonymous blogging.

Republican Melvin Withdraws from Governor's Race

Southern Arizona senator says he cannot raise money; he was one of eight in GOP gubernatorial primary.

Metro Week: Pima College Works to End Probation

What's changed one year after probationary status? Interview with Chancellor Lee Lambert, on job since 2013.

House Speaker Asks Obama to Send Troops to Border

Boehner says it's best way to deal with 'national security and humanitarian crisis' of Central American youth.

AZ Week: 'What's Wrong at Point of Origin?' for Migrant Children

Nogales Mayor Garino suggests US communicate with unaccompanied kids' native countries for solutions.

Inside the Nogales Shelter Housing 1,000 Children

Hear AZPM reporter Fernanda Echavarri's description of youngsters, conditions in Border Patrol facility.

Project Aims to Detain Rainwater to San Pedro River Aquifers

Goal is to have water make its way into river, keeping it flowing even in dry seasons.

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