While Janet Napolitano is doing whatever it is that she does now as the president of the University of California system, her replacement as secretary of Homeland Security is taking a trip to Arizona.Jeh Johnson, who was confirmed as the new secretary last month, is taking a tour of the border with ... More >>
In case you've missed any of the New Times cover stories this year, we've got 10 that you definitely should read.Sorry to the munchies and music departments, but this is the news blog, so our picks are news-related, naturally.
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Vice President Joe Biden thinks former Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano should be on the Supreme Court of the United States.If Biden actually believes that, then it looks like he might not have too much sway over his boss, who has nominated two justices to the Supreme Court, neither of them named J ... More >>
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano -- deporter of 2 million, coddler of serial racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and advocate of police-state programs such as 287(g) and Secure Communities -- was confirmed by the University of California Regents on Thursday to head the UC system. I ... More >>
This just in from the City of Phoenix -- Frank Fairbanks, who has been City Manager for nearly 20 years, is retiring. The country's fifth-largest city will begin a nationwide search for his replacement. The city put out a long news release about this notable change in administration: Longtime ... More >>
By Lilia Menconi A Katrina pool photo. People person or not, interaction with undesirable personalities is inevitable during the course of a life. Thankfully, we get to pick our friends. And now that I'm pushing 30, I've finally perfected my craft of surrounding myself with truly phenomenal folks ... More >>
Clint Bolick is trying to change the world, one lawsuit at at time.
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A couple hours from Phoenix, tens of thousands of Mexicans work on maquiladora assembly lines for $1 an hour, making the toys and tools of American convenience. Critics say the maquila system lets U.S. corporations maximize profits on the backs of Third W
Majoring in mojo at Carlos Castaneda workshop
Jurors in Symington's 12-week criminal trial hear closing arguments, begin deliberations
An acclaimed Tucson drug-treatment program went suddenly, mysteriouly bankrupt. Administrators blame the board of directors. But others are questioning the administrators and their history at the notorious drug-treatment empire known as Synanon.
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RESIDENTS NEAR THE MOTOROLA SUPERFUND SITES CONDUCT UNSOPHISTICATED HEALTH STUDIES BECAUSE THEY DONT TRUST THE GOVERNMENT. NEITHER DO THE GOVERNMENT'S OWN SCIENTISTS.
The ghosts of Christmas trees past