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NV rancher Bundy in NYT: 'Are they better off as slaves?'

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In an article posted on the Times' website on Wednesday, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy effectively blamed African-Americans for willingly submitting to dependency on federal assistance. More>>

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5 top employees fired from AZ's child welfare agency Video included

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Director Charles Flanagan said these workers were responsible for the internal process that led to more than 6,500 abuse and neglect cases being closed without investigations. More>>

5 fired CPS workers file suit to clear names Video included

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Five fired top level social workers are banding together and fighting to clear their names.
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CNN: Vets die on secret VA waiting list in Phoenix Video included

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A former doctor with the Phoenix VA system is outing an alleged secret list of patients kept by the hospital's top staff. More>>

Hillary Clinton to join McCain Institute Sedona Forum on Saturday

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will participate in the McCain Institute's annual Sedona Forum on Saturday. More>>

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The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, AZ, starting April 24. More>>

Russia's Putin calls the Internet a 'CIA project'

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President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called the Internet a CIA project and made comments about Russia's biggest search engine Yandex, sending the company's shares plummeting. More>>

Coconino County bans most uses of mobile devices while driving

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors has approved an ordinance that bans texting and typing on portable communications devices and limits mobile phone conversations to hands-free devices while driving within the county. More>>

NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

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With concealed weapons now legal in all 50 states, the National Rifle Association's focus at this week's annual meeting is less about enacting additional state protections than on making sure the permits already... More>>

A woman who was arrested for driving on a suspended license and booked into a Tennessee jail Monday afternoon concealed a weapon in her vagina. More>>

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Police ID victim in fatal Mesa senior housing fire Video included

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Fire investigators said the blaze was confined to the kitchen of the man's apartment at Fellowship Square, near Brown and Grand.
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PD: Tire separation causes fatal crash near Papago Park

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The driver, 64-year-old Howard Wilson Laporte, was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected during the rollover, said Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson. More>>

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PD: Woman found late Wednesday night

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Phoenix police said a 69-year-old woman who vanished from a group home Wednesday afternoon was found late Wednesday night. More>>

June 30 trial set for Minuteman movement founder

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A new trial date has been set for a founder of the Minuteman border-watch movement on charges that he sexually abused two girls under the age of 10. More>>

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Phelps: 'Love of swimming' brought me back Video included

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Michael Phelps said in Mesa on Wednesday his love of swimming and thirst for competition led him to come out of retirement. More>>

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  • Residents of Wyoming town allowed to return home

    Residents of Wyoming town allowed to return home

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:34:38 GMT
    Residents and emergency crews were waiting for a fire to burn itself out after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant in a small town in southwestern Wyoming.More >
    Residents were allowed to return home Thursday, nearly 22 hours after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant forced the evacuation of their small southwestern Wyoming town.More >
  • Ukraine launches operation against insurgents

    Ukraine launches operation against insurgents

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:14:41 GMT
    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says police have cleared the city hall in a southeastern city of pro-Russian protesters who had been occupying it for over a week.More >
    Ukrainian forces launched an operation Thursday to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the country's tumultuous east, prompting new threats from Russian President Vladimir Putin.More >
  • Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials

    Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:54:20 GMT
    Students in the city hit hardest by the South Korean ferry disaster returned to classes Thursday, their school campus a tragic landscape of yellow ribbons, chrysanthemums and photos of classmates and teachers who...More >
    Angry relatives of some of the more than 120 people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol surrounded the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief Thursday, preventing them from leaving the area where...More >

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