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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.

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.

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.

Republican Melvin Withdraws from Governor's Race

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

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.

Tucson Appoints Interim City Manager

Assistant manager promoted to temporary position during national search for new city admin.

Pima County Approves $1.2B Budget on Party Line Vote

Fiscal year begins in July, property tax rate goes up, spending reduced.

Grijalva Won't Tour Nogales Shelter Without Clergy

Congressman arranged visit with five Tucson religious leaders; Border Patrol said only he, staff could enter.

Metro Week: Pima County Property Taxes Likely Going Up

Supervisors to decide between budget cuts, raising tax.

AZ Week: 'Migrant Youths Have Options to Stay, Hard to Obtain'

Immigration law expert says undocumented minors often go unrepresented in proceedings, don't know rights.

Brewer: Influx of Immigrants 'Crisis Created by Obama'

Governor sent a letter to House Speaker Boehner asking him to address issue.

ACLU of AZ: Children Experience Civil Rights Abuses in Detention

Claim against Department of Homeland Security cites mistreatment, neglect.

New Line-Up of Candidates in AZ's CD3

West Tucson to Yuma candidate slate has changed, one added, one withdrew.

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