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  1. 2020 baby
    Hell Runneth OverLook at this black molten river coursing through Arizona.
  2. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Hot Spot States by the NumbersA rundown of states — like Arizona, Florida, and Texas — facing alarming summer outbreaks, including closures, caseloads, and hospitalizations.
  3. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Deaths Are Catching Up to the Case SurgeAs New York City has its first day in months without a COVID-19 death, the country’s new hot spots are seeing deaths spike.
  4. crime
    Phoenix Police Shot and Killed a Man Sitting in a Parked CarProtests have erupted after the shooting death of James Garcia, who was parked in his friend’s driveway when officers surrounded him with guns drawn.
  5. vision 2020
    Trump Targeting Wrong Battleground States, Just As Clinton Did in 2016The president needs to focus on lifting his national numbers, not “playing defense” in Ohio or Iowa.
  6. coronavirus
    Who Is Getting the Coronavirus in America Now?Young people are driving the surge in cases across the U.S., but they’re not the only ones getting infected.
  7. coronavirus
    What Life Is Like Amid the Arizona Coronavirus OutbreakScenes from a hotspot.
  8. coronavirus
    The Failed U.S. Reopening Has Served Up a Feast for the CoronavirusThe second peak of America’s coronavirus crisis has begun, and once again there is no end in sight.
  9. coronavirus
    Trump to Speak at Rally of Thousands in Arizona Despite Coronavirus SurgeOn Monday, the state set a record for COVID-19 hospitalizations. On Tuesday, Trump will attend a huge indoor rally.
  10. vision 2020
    Biden Needs Latinos for Any Raid on Sun Belt Red StatesThis is one minority group with which Joe Biden’s name is not golden.
  11. democratic primaries
    Another Sweep for Joe Biden in Florida, Illinois, and ArizonaBiden wins decisively in three diverse states, with a possible primary drought approaching.
  12. vision 2020
    What to Expect in the March 17 Presidential PrimariesJoe Biden is expected to have another winning primary day, but Ohio won’t be one of the states he carries: The governor postponed the vote until June.
  13. vision 2020
    Biden-Sanders Debate Moved From Arizona to D.C. Over Coronavirus FearsThere won’t be an audience or a spin room, so it doesn’t much matter where the debate occurs.
  14. the urbanist
    The Urbanist’s Guide to TucsonSonoran Desert chiles, full-moon-brewed beer, and grocery-store-heiress antiques.
  15. dick moves
    I Must Know Who’s Behind This GraffitiA mystery vandal with a memorably horny name is afoot in Tempe, Arizona.
  16. vision 2020
    Democrats Still Have Multiple Routes to 2020 Electoral College WinIt’s not necessarily all about the Rust Belt.
  17. crime
    Arizona Official Arrested for Running Human Smuggling Adoption RingPaul Petersen is accused of bringing more than 40 pregnant women into the U.S. for the purpose of putting their babies up for adoption.
  18. the urbanist
    A Curator’s Guide to PhoenixAmazing Mexican food served in a hair salon, an R&B-funk dive bar, and contemporary Native American art.
  19. arizona
    ‘Sheriff’ Joe Arpaio Announces Campaign for Maricopa County SheriffTo announce his campaign, the 87-year-old serial abuser of civil rights said in a press release: “Watch out world! We Are Back!”
  20. vision 2020
    How Trump Could Thread the Needle Again and Win While Losing the Popular VoteIf it all comes down to Wisconsin, Democrats should worry.
  21. crime
    YouTube Mom Accused of Abusing Her Kids, Forcing Them to PerformMachelle Hackney, who runs “Fantastic Adventures,” allegedly starved her adoptive children and forced them into ice baths.
  22. border wall
    Border Communities Are Rising Up Against Trump’s WallPeople closest to the border are among those most opposed to the wall.
  23. state legislatures
    West Virginia Leads States With Boys’ Club LegislaturesSome states, like Massachusetts (bad) and Georgia (relatively good), defy partisan stereotypes on legislative gender balance.
  24. education
    Arizona Lawmakers Are Looking to Stifle Teachers’ Political SpeechMonths after the teacher walkout, lawmakers rolled out bills that would allow the firing of educators who talk politics, religion, and race in class.
  25. 2020 elections
    Should Democrats Focus On the Heartland or the Sunbelt in 2020?The midterm results don’t really dictate either approach, but a 2020 candidate might.
  26. 2018 midterms
    Poll: Democrats Lead Senate Races in Arizona and TennesseeIf Democrats can pull off an upset in the Volunteer State, their chances of taking the Senate improve dramatically.
  27. Arizona Court Kills Taxes-for-Education Ballot InitiativeA grassroots effort to boost taxes on the wealthy to pay for education improvements was shot down, but the general election could become a referendum.
  28. Martha McSally Defeats Kelli Ward and Joe Arpaio in Arizona GOP Senate PrimaryThe Establishment favorite won, giving Republicans their best shot at beating Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema in November.
  29. education
    Arizona Teacher Strike Leads to Ballot Fights Over School Funding, VouchersPrompted by the spring strike, voters must decide on a proposed high-end tax increase for education and a major voucher expansion.
  30. pregnancy pacts
    16 Nurses Who Work at the Same Hospital Are PregnantThey go to the hospital cafeteria together to satisfy cravings.
  31. trailer mix
    Danny McBride Is Out for Homeowner’s Revenge in Housing Crisis Thriller Arizona2009 was a dark time in our nation’s history.
  32. who is america
    How a Local Arizona Newspaper Covered Sacha Baron Cohen’s Mosque PrankBefore anybody knew it was actually Sacha Baron Cohen.
  33. Looks Like Republicans Will Avoid a Special Election for McCain’s SeatGOP Governor Doug Ducey will name a successor to John McCain if he vacates his Senate seat, who will likely not face voters until 2020.
  34. select all
    Uber Pedestrian Death Probably Caused by SoftwareArizona has since indefinitely suspended Uber from autonomous driving tests.
  35. Arizona Passes New Education Funding to End Teachers’ StrikeStriking teachers won more than Republicans ever wanted to give — but much less than they had demanded.
  36. Mike Pence Praises Notorious Criminal As Champion of the ‘Rule of Law’The vice-president gave that title to Joe Arpaio — who tortured inmates, violated court orders, and framed an innocent man for attempted murder.
  37. teachers strikes
    Teacher Protests Spread to Colorado As Arizona Strike BeginsThere’s no immediate sign of progress in the deadlock between teachers and Republicans in Arizona, and now Colorado teachers are launching protests.
  38. arizona
    GOP Holds House Seat in Deep Red Arizona, But It’s Way Too Close for ComfortA double-digit win in Tuesday’s special election would have been reassuring to Republicans nationwide, but it looks like they fell short.
  39. For Dems, Close Counts in Horseshoes, Hand Grenades, & AZ-08’s Special ElectionIn Arizona’s heavily Republican Eighth District, an upset like Pennsylvania’s is unlikely, but a close race could be a good sign for Democrats.
  40. Why the GOP Is Worried About an Arizona Special Election Dems Probably Won’t WinTuesday’s special election for the seat formerly held by Trent Franks can help calm Republicans’ midterm fears — or send them into a panic.
  41. The Third Major Red-State Teachers Strike of 2018 Will Start Next WeekArizona educators voted overwhelming to strike after rejecting a pay-raise plan from that state’s governor.
  42. Oklahoma Teachers Win a Partial VictoryNow teachers have forced GOP politicians into raising pay in a second state. But the fight continues in other states, spilling over into elections.
  43. The Teachers’ Strikes Have Exposed the GOP’s Achilles HeelThe red-state rebellion has revealed that the GOP’s “starve the beast” agenda is deeply unpopular with the party’s own voters.
  44. teachers strike
    Teachers Go on Strike in Two More Red StatesEducators are walking off the job in Kentucky and (again) in Oklahoma as their conflicts with GOP state lawmakers intensify.
  45. Red-State Teacher Unrest Just Keeps SpreadingThe wave of protests and strikes isn’t just about pay, but about GOP tax-cut-driven starvation of education spending.
  46. Lou Dobbs Clip Inspires Trump to Undermine His Own Legal Position on ImmigrationImagine the chagrin of Justice Department lawyers who woke up to find that a tweet from POTUS had sabotaged their legal fight with California.
  47. scent memories
    Proenza Schouler Loves the Scent of Crayons and PuppiesTalking to the designers about their first perfume, Arizona.
  48. In 49 States, Trump Is Even Less Popular Now Than When He Was InauguratedThe president’s doing better in the polls lately. But overall, his popularity since taking office has been in a long slide.
  49. donald trump
    Arpaio’s Senate Candidacy Is Not Just a Bad JokeSheriff Joe Arpaio lost his job in 2016 and then was pardoned by Donald Trump. Now he’s running for the Senate and has some serious support.
  50. Ghoulish Arizona Republicans Jockey for John McCain’s Senate SeatThe 81-year-old has cancer, but he’s not dead yet.
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