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  • The 2014 rain drought

    The 2014 rain drought

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:12:02 GMT
    Rainfall totals for the latest rainstorm and information of the rainfall so far this year.
    Not a lot of rain for the calendar year so far, but with the gray skies and heavy rain in the state today, if sure looked like we were in for some wet weather in Tucson. Some areas of the metro picked
  • Group sues over decision not to list prairie dogs

    Group sues over decision not to list prairie dogs

    Source: National Geographic websiteSource: National Geographic website
    An environmental group is suing over the federal government's decision not to extend protections for a prairie dogs found in four Southwestern states.
    An environmental group is suing over the federal government's decision not to extend protections for a prairie dog found in four Southwestern states.
  • Navajo Nation Council to gather for spring session

    Navajo Nation Council to gather for spring session

    Monday marks the start of the Navajo Nation Council's spring session.
    Monday marks the start of the Navajo Nation Council's spring session.
  • Pope seeks to bring faith to "ends of the Earth"

    Pope seeks to bring faith to "ends of the Earth"

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:02:05 GMT
    Pope Francis has presided over an Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica in which he will baptize 10 people.
    Pope Francis baptized 10 people Saturday and urged them to bring their faith "to the ends of the Earth" as he presided over an Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica.
  • Documents detail another delayed GM recall

    Documents detail another delayed GM recall

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:52:22 GMT
    Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.
    General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents...
  • MCSO trying to solve a murder case in Buckeye

    MCSO trying to solve a murder case in Buckeye

    Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office websiteSource: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office website
    Maricopa County Sheriff's homicide detectives already have identified a man whose body was found in Buckeye. Now they're trying to find his killer.
    Maricopa County Sheriff's homicide detectives already have identified a man whose body was found in Buckeye. Now they're trying to find his killer.
  • Oklahoma City bombing remembered on 19th anniversary

    Oklahoma City bombing remembered on 19th anniversary

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:36 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:36:29 GMT
    People gather in Oklahoma for the 19th anniversary of a bombing. (Source: KFOR/CNN)People gather in Oklahoma for the 19th anniversary of a bombing. (Source: KFOR/CNN)
    Saturday marks the 19-year anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing.
    Saturday marks the 19-year anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing.
  • Man accused of mailing bomb jailed until trial

    Man accused of mailing bomb jailed until trial

    An Oklahoma man has been ordered jailed until his trial on charges that he mailed an inoperable homemade bomb to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
    An Oklahoma man has been ordered jailed until his trial on charges that he mailed an inoperable homemade bomb to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
  • St. Demetrios Church observes Good Friday with evening procession

    St. Demetrios Church observes Good Friday with evening procession

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:01:03 GMT
    A Tucson church is not letting a fire damage its hopes for the future, as members reflect on their church's own renewal. St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church held its first Good Friday service since a
    A Tucson church is not letting a fire damage its hopes for the future, as members reflect on their church's own renewal. St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church held its first Good Friday service since a
  • Egypt's TV satirist off air until after elections

    Egypt's TV satirist off air until after elections

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-04-19 15:22:40 GMT
    A Saudi-owned satellite television network says Egypt's top satirist will be off the air until after the upcoming May presidential election to avoid influencing voters.
    A Saudi-owned satellite television network says Egypt's top satirist will be off the air until after the upcoming May presidential election to avoid influencing voters.
  • UAPD to host golf tournament for Special Olympics

    UAPD to host golf tournament for Special Olympics

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-04-19 11:00:19 GMT
    UAPD is going golfing for a good cause at its 6th Annual golf tournament to raise funds for Special Olympics Arizona. It will be held May 16th at the OMNI Resorts Tucson National at 2727 W. Club Drive.
    UAPD is going golfing for a good cause at its 6th Annual golf tournament to raise funds for Special Olympics Arizona.
  • Social media helps woman find her birth mother

    Social media helps woman find her birth mother

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-04-19 11:00:19 GMT
    An Iowa woman looked to strangers to help her find her birth mom. And just three days later, she found what she was looking for.
    An Iowa woman looked to strangers to help her find her birth mom. And just three days later, she found what she was looking for.
  • Death toll in SKorea ferry sinking climbs to 32

    Death toll in SKorea ferry sinking climbs to 32

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:31 AM EDT2014-04-19 09:31:42 GMT
    South Korean coast guard officials say they've found three more bodies from the sinking of a ferry, raising the death toll to 32.
    South Korean coast guard officials say they've found three more bodies from the sinking of a ferry, raising the death toll to 32.
  • Another al-Qaida group issues threats

    Another al-Qaida group issues threats

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:17 AM EDT2014-04-19 06:17:41 GMT
    A second terrorist video in days gives intelligence agencies a chance to analyze the danger of groups.
    A second terrorist video in days gives intelligence agencies a chance to analyze the danger of groups.
  • Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

    Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:52:46 GMT
    A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.
    No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.
  • Your Week in Viral Videos: Dyed eggs and dead technology

    Your Week in Viral Videos: Dyed eggs and dead technology

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:41:28 GMT
    (RNN) – Easter is Sunday, and you’ve probably dyed a few eggs or know someone who has.Make sure you remember where you hid them, because you don’t want to come across them in July and have an unfortunate smell to deal with.Eggs will get their annual day in the sun Monday at the White House Easter Egg Roll, which is being protested by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.PETA doesn’t have a problem with rolling eggs, but it does have a problem with those eggs coming from chickens, so, i...
    (RNN) – Easter is Sunday, and you’ve probably dyed a few eggs or know someone who has.Make sure you remember where you hid them, because you don’t want to come across them in July and have an unfortunate smell to deal with.Eggs will get their annual day in the sun Monday at the White House Easter Egg Roll, which is being protested by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.PETA doesn’t have a problem with rolling eggs, but it does have a problem with those eggs coming from chickens, so, i...
  • Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

    Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:38:21 GMT
    The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in...
    The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox...
  • Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested

    Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:22:12 GMT
    The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into...
    The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody,...
  • At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

    At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:22:02 GMT
    Russia's foreign ministry on Saturday promised it would offer strong assistance to Ukraine to overcome its crisis, but emphasized that the ultimate responsibility for reducing tensions lies with Ukrainians...
    Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the...
  • Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face

    Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:16:19 GMT
    The rescuers moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams of guides hauling gear.
    The rescuers moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams of guides hauling gear.
  • Woman finds body during egg hunt

    Woman finds body during egg hunt

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:22:36 GMT
    Police say there are no obvious signs of foul play.
    Police say there are no obvious signs of foul play.
  • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

    13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:12:13 GMT
    Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on...
    Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the...
  • Confusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait

    Confusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-04-19 16:20:08 GMT
    The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find their loved...
    The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find their loved ones are...
  • Your Week in Pop Culture: 5 questions the 'Scandal' finale didn't answer

    Your Week in Pop Culture: 5 questions the 'Scandal' finale didn't answer

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-04-19 16:00:10 GMT
    Five questions left after the Season 3 finale of 'Scandal', kids interacting with a Sony Walkman will make you feel old and more this week in pop culture.
    Five questions left after the season 3 finale of Scandal, kids interacting with a Sony Walkman will make you feel old and more this week in pop culture.
  • Obama: Easter a time to reflect on hope, renewal

    Obama: Easter a time to reflect on hope, renewal

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:53 AM EDT2014-04-19 11:53:40 GMT
    President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to draw strength and inspiration from the Easter and Passover holidays.
    President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to draw strength and inspiration from the Easter and Passover holidays.
  • Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week

    Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-04-19 11:11:39 GMT
    The search coordination center says an underwater robotic submarine is expected to finish searching a narrowed down area of the Indian Ocean seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane within the next week,...
    A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty, and the search area may be expanded after...
  • Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

    Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:45 AM EDT2014-04-19 06:45:14 GMT
    People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's...
    People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's...
  • Former Tucson Police spokeswoman fired for 'untruthfulness'

    Former TPD spokeswoman fired

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:01 AM EDT2014-04-19 05:01:58 GMT
    Maria Hawke, who had served as a public information officer, was terminated after an "investigation of untruthfulness," according to a Tucson Police spokesman.
    Maria Hawke, who had served as a public information officer, was terminated after an "investigation of untruthfulness," according to a Tucson Police spokesman.
  • Cross-border airport under construction

    Cross-border airport under construction

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:48 AM EDT2014-04-19 04:48:32 GMT
    Construction is underway on the country's first cross-border airport terminal, connecting San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico. An official said the investors building the terminal will pay the salaries of U.S.
    Construction already started on the Mexican side and the project is expected to begin on the U.S. side next month.
  • Mayor announces results of homeless report

    Mayor announces results of homeless report

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-04-19 04:17:12 GMT
    The U.S. Department of Urban Development uses the results of the street survey to determine how to hand out the money to assist the homeless.
    The U.S. Department of Urban Development uses the results of the street survey to determine how to hand out the money to assist the homeless.
  • Authorities investigate fire at downtown church

    Authorities investigate fire at downtown church

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:52:45 GMT
    The Tucson Fire Department confirms that a fire happened yesterday at the Holy Family Church, but details are very limited.
    The Tucson Fire Department confirms that a fire happened yesterday at the Holy Family Church, but details are very limited.
  • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:32:34 GMT
    An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine more missing, officials said.
    Rescuers were searching through piles of snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest on Saturday for four Sherpa guides who were buried by an avalanche that killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the...
  • 45th annual Good Friday procession to top of "A" Mountain

    45th annual Good Friday procession to top of "A" Mountain

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:24:41 GMT
    Los Dorados Orphan League conducted their 45th annual Good Friday procession up Sentinel Peak, also known as "A" Mountain, Friday afternoon. For the first time, a Tohono O'Odham spiritual leader offered
    Los Dorados Orphan League conducted their 45th annual Good Friday procession up Sentinel Peak Friday afternoon.
  • Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

    Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:11:37 GMT
    Six weeks into the extensive search for the lost Malaysia Airlines plane without so much as a piece of debris yet found, several Chinese relatives met Friday to pray for spouses who never came home, while begging...
    A robotic submarine has finished its sixth trip to the bottom of the Indian Ocean in the hunt for wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, six weeks after the aircraft mysteriously disappeared, the search...
  • Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

    Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:51:26 GMT
    Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives.
    The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need - three of whom were seen lifeless in the...
  • SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

    SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:01:21 GMT
    SpaceX returned to the launch pad Friday in hopes of finally delivering supplies to the International Space Station, but stormy weather threatened to interfere.
    A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.
  • HSSA says to think twice about buying Easter bunnies

    HSSA says to think twice about buying Easter bunnies

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:44:44 GMT
    A local animal shelter asks the public to think twice about giving kids a live rabbit for Easter. Humane Society of Southern Arizona shelter workers have taken in five abandoned bunnies this week and they
    Humane Society of Southern Arizona shelter workers have taken in five abandoned bunnies this week and they said they expect more after Easter when the novelty of Easter bunnies starts wearing off.
  • Dutch man's case linked to Amanda Todd

    Dutch man's case linked to Amanda Todd

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:51:27 GMT
    Canadian police confirmed Thursday an arrest has been made in the Netherlands in the case of a Canadian teenager who was blackmailed into exposing herself in front of a webcam. The 15-year-old later committed...
    Canadian police confirmed an arrest has been made in the Netherlands in the case of a Canadian teenager who was blackmailed into exposing herself in front of a webcam. The 15-year-old later committed suicide after...
  • Paul Walker's mom drops custody bid for his daughter

    Paul Walker's mom drops custody bid for his daughter

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:27:15 GMT
    Paul Walker's mom is giving up her fight for custody of the late actor's 15-year-old daughter.
    Paul Walker's mom is giving up her fight for custody of the late actor's 15-year-old daughter.
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  • Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

    Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:52:46 GMT
    A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.
    No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.
  • Documents detail another delayed GM recall

    Documents detail another delayed GM recall

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:52:22 GMT
    Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.
    General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents...
  • Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy

    Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:52:20 GMT
    The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway in Massachusetts has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old.
    The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.
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  • Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

    Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:00:40 GMT
    Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of...
    Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and...
  • President defending health law good for some Dems

    President defending health law good for some Dems

    With enrollments higher than expected, and costs lower, some Democrats say it's time to stop hiding from the president's health care overhaul, even in this year's toughest Senate elections.
    President Barack Obama's full-throated defense of his health care overhaul seems perfectly timed for Democrats who want their party to embrace the law more enthusiastically.
  • Obama hopeful on Ukraine, will watch Russians

    Obama hopeful on Ukraine, will watch Russians

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:10:25 GMT
    President Barack Obama says he hopes Russia lives up to its agreement with Ukraine but adds that Russia's previous actions give him concern.
    President Barack Obama says he hopes Russia lives up to its agreement with Ukraine but adds that Russia's previous actions give him concern.

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