Chance Of ‘Megadrought’ In U.S. Southwest Now 50 Percent, Study Concludes

Chance Of ‘Megadrought’ In U.S. Southwest Now 50 Percent, Study Concludes

By Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times The chance of a "megadrought" gripping the Southwest for more than 30 years has increased to 50 percent, scientists say, which means bad news ...

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After Uzi Death, Gun Ranges Debate Safest Way To Teach Kids To Shoot

After Uzi Death, Gun Ranges Debate Safest Way To Teach Kids To Shoot

By Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. -- The accidental death of an instructor at an Arizona shooting range, killed while teaching a 9-year-old girl to fire a fully au ...

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Nine-Year-Old Kills Shooting Instructor In Uzi Mishap

Nine-Year-Old Kills Shooting Instructor In Uzi Mishap

Washington (AFP) - A nine-year-old girl learning to fire an Uzi submachine gun was unable to control the weapon, accidentally killing her instructor, news reports said Wednesday. ...

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Lethal Injections Face Scrutiny After Two-Hour U.S. Execution

Lethal Injections Face Scrutiny After Two-Hour U.S. Execution

Washington (AFP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is under increasing pressure to consider halting death sentences by lethal injection after a convicted Arizona killer took two hours to ...

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How Did The Arizona Execution Go Wrong?

How Did The Arizona Execution Go Wrong?

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times For the third time this year, a state has set out to execute a convicted murderer but found itself unable to cleanly carry out the sentence. T ...

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Arizona Inmate Dies Belatedly In Apparently Botched Execution

Arizona Inmate Dies Belatedly In Apparently Botched Execution

By Matt Pearce, Cindy Carcamo and Maya Srikrishnan, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. -- A convicted murderer in Arizona gasped and snorted for more than 90 minutes after a lethal i ...

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5 Republicans Who Can’t Resist Strutting Their Stuff

5 Republicans Who Can’t Resist Strutting Their Stuff

    Ah, Republican politicians. Moral arbiters. Upholders of family values. Pure, straight-laced Church Ladies and Gentlemen who go all a-flutter at the mere suggestion ...

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Opposing Immigration Demonstrators Kept 3 Miles Apart In Oracle, Az.

Opposing Immigration Demonstrators Kept 3 Miles Apart In Oracle, Az.

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times Demonstrations began Tuesday in the Arizona town of Oracle, the latest municipality trying to come to grips with the surge in children and wom ...

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Arizona Wildfire Grows To 13,000 Acres

Arizona Wildfire Grows To 13,000 Acres

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times A wildfire north of Sedona, Arizona, grew to more than 13,000 acres Sunday, but officials said they were making slow progress. "Everything is goi ...

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Arizona Wildfire Burns Nearly 1,000 Acres, Threatens 100 Structures

Arizona Wildfire Burns Nearly 1,000 Acres, Threatens 100 Structures

By Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times A fire ripping through a heavily forested canyon in northern Arizona had burned nearly 1,000 acres and left several cabins evacuated by midday We ...

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