Hands off the Wheel

Hands off the Wheel

On Aug. 10, 2018, a semi-truck drove between Tucson and Phoenix without any human intervention.

Back in Gear: The Bike Ranch

The Pima County board of Supervisors will decide next week whether to greenlight a proposed bicycling resort across from Saguaro National Park-East.

Bringing Closure

Group volunteers said the calls to search for a missing loved one have increased in recent months as a flood of mostly Central American families has surged toward the border.

Children’s Crusade

Over the last decade, the state of Arizona has cut preschool funding by tens of millions of dollars.

Object Lessons: Biotech

Nighthawk Biotechnology, Inc. is not a real company, it's the name of Ironwood Ridge science teacher Mark Pincus's biotechnology class.

Honor Bound: Arizona Press Club

Tucson Weekly and its sister papers in the Tucson Local Media empire brought home 16 awards in the annual Arizona Press Club competition.

Street Smarts

Arizona joined 47 other states Monday, April 22 when Gov. Doug Ducey, joined by members of the Arizona Legislature, signed legislation prohibiting the use of handheld mobile devices while driving.

Three For All: Tucson’s Mayoral Candidates

With a primary election coming up in August, mayoral candidates Steve Farley, Randi Dorman and Regina Romero have about four months to win over the hearts and minds of Democratic and independent voters.

Lesson Plan: Pima Community College

Education is changing. Perhaps no local institution better proves this than Pima Community College.

Checking Out

A proposed $88 million hotel project that would have incorporated the downtown's historic Rialto Theatre is dead.

Agaves Are Us

Agaves have been much more than just another pretty face over their centuries of being in symbiotic relationships with other desert dwellers, us humans included.

Lucky Shot: UA helps capture first image of a black hole

A pale orange glow stands as proof of the efforts of a global network of scientists, including a few close to home.

On the Domestic Front: Emerge to host 18th annual Mother of the Year luncheon

For 18 years, Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse has hosted an annual luncheon to honor one woman as "Mother of the Year."

Danger Street

According to the most recent 2017 study by the Arizona Department of Transportation, a person was killed every 8 hours and 46 minutes in a traffic collision on our roads.

Twins Peek: Scott, Mark Kelly help NASA

Scott and Mark Kelly were identical twins when Scott went into space, but would they be identical when he came back to Earth 340 days later?

Border Skirmishes

Tensions over immigration policies continue to flare on campus and beyond


The Range

Three Great Things to Do in Tucson Today: Thursday, May 23

City High Student Raises $1,600 for Local Charity

Adoptable Pet: Phoebe Needs A Home

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    • The ethics of AI and automation have not caught up with the social impact and…

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