Who are the four Republican candidates competing to take Matt Salmon's place in the state's Fifth Congressional District, comprised of eastern Maricopa County?
Aug. 26, 2016

KJZZ News

Xunantunich tomb during excavations
An archaeology expedition led by Northern Arizona University has uncovered one of the largest Mayan tombs ever found in Belize. It’s the most significant discovery in more than century of research at the site.
Aug. 26, 2016
rescue beacon
Fifteen years ago, 14 undocumented migrants were found dead from exposure along the U.S.-Mexico border near Yuma. In response, Yuma Sector Border Patrol developed emergency beacons for migrants in distress. But the deaths continue, leading a Tucson human rights organization to create a database to identify the dead.
Aug. 26, 2016
 Morelos Dam
It had been more than two decades since Colorado River water flowed into the Sea of Cortez. It was part of a historic agreement called the Minute 319 Pulse Flow — and it may have had some environmentally unfriendly side-effects.
Aug. 26, 2016
Downtown Superior
The project has drawn criticism over environmental and cultural concerns from Native American groups who say the copper mine will disrupt sacred and environmentally sensitive land.
Aug. 26, 2016
Proposition 205 would allow any adult to possess and use marijuana for recreational purposes. Challengers contend that the measure is legally flawed.
Aug. 26, 2016

NPR News

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is sending undercover operatives to ferret out racial discrimination. They're called "testers" or "mystery shoppers" and pose as customers applying for loans.
Aug. 26, 2016
Maine Rep. Drew Gattine said it was unhelpful when Gov. Paul LePage made "racially charged" statements. In response, LePage told Gattine, "I am after you" — along with much more vulgar remarks.
Aug. 26, 2016
Police fired tear gas and deployed water cannons to disperse a demonstration, that represented a united opposition front against longtime ruler Robert Mugabe.
Aug. 26, 2016
Judge Aaron Persky's controversial six-month jail sentence for a former Stanford student convicted of sexual assaulting an unconscious woman continues to cast a shadow over his deliberations.
Aug. 26, 2016
Arkansas, a Bible Belt state that emphasizes abstinence only in high school, is launching a mandatory program in its colleges and universities on strategies to prevent unplanned pregnancy.
Aug. 26, 2016