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  • Actor Mark Wahlberg and Olympian Michael Phelps Entertain at Pro-Am
    February 2 at 4:24 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    Big name celebrities, including actor Mark Wahlberg, entertained the rowdy fans at the Waste Management Pro-Am on Wednesday, February 1. While Wahlberg definitely had the ladies in a frenzy all afternoon, it was Olympian Michael Phelps who fans…

     
  • Muslim Ban Protest at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
    January 30 at 8:36 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Thousands flocked to Phoenix Sky Harbor on Sunday, January 29, 2017, to protest Donald Trump's order to ban individuals traveling to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries. Sky Harbor was one of many airports full of demonstrators…

     
  • Justin Bieber Made a Ton of Cash at Barrett-Jackson
    January 23 at 8:41 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Justin Bieber caused quite a ruckus on Saturday, January 21, at the Barrett-Jackson car auction. The packed house watched the pop singer auction off his Frozen Blue 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia. The car would eventually sell for $434,500 after the Beebs…

     

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  • Thousands Rally at Women's March on Phoenix
    January 22 at 7:34 p.m. by Maria Esquinca

    On Saturday, January 21, 2017, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in cities across the country for a day of Women's Marches. In Phoenix, a capacity crowd of all ages, races, and genders gathered at the Arizona State Capitol and…

     
  • Over 500,000 Attended the Women's March on Washington
    January 22 at 6:37 p.m. by Evie Carpenter

    It's still unclear how many people participated in the Women's March on Washington on Saturday, January 21, in Washington, D.C., but the organizers have reported that at least 500,000 were in attendance. Being on the ground, it felt like a lot…

     
  • 22 Critters (and a Few Plants) Threatened with Extinction by Trump Presidency
    January 22 at 9 a.m. by Stephen Lemons

    With a monopoly on power in Washington, D.C., the GOP has put a bulls-eye on the Endangered Species Act of 1973. It's bad news for a number of endangered and threatened Arizona species that now find themselves in even-deeper peril of disappearing…

     
  • Phoenix UFC Event Brings Fight Fans Downtown
    January 16 at 10:43 a.m. by Ryan, Eran

    Some of the biggest names in MMA took center stage in downtown Phoenix's Talking Stick Resort Arena on Sunday, January 15, 2017. Among the elite fighters were Phoenix's own Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger, Nina Ansaroff, Frankie Saenz, and John Moraga.…

     
  • Best <i>New Times</i> News Photos of 2016
    December 16 at 10:24 a.m. by Tom Carlson

    Here's a look back at 2016 through the eyes of Phoenix New Times' various photographers.

     
  • The Post-Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Cleanup Effort in Japan
    November 14 at 7:40 a.m. by Miriam Wasser

    More than five years after the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, the cleanup effort continues. If you travel to the area, you'll see thousands and thousands of big black bags, stacked in long rows two or three high along the…

     
  • Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline March Through the Streets of Phoenix
    November 13 at 10:55 a.m. by Miriam Wasser

    A large group of men, women, and children took to the streets of downtown Phoenix to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The controversial oil pipeline begins in North Dakota and is slated to run under the Missouri River at Lake Oahe, less…

     
  • A Look Back at the Democratic, Republican and Prop 205 Election Night Celebrations
    November 9 at 10:31 a.m. by Phoenix New Times

    New Times had reporters and photographers dispatched to the Renaissance Downtown Phoenix, the Hyatt and Crescent Ballroom on election night to cover the various celebrations. Here's a look at what they saw.

     
  • Bernie Sanders Rallies in Phoenix Ahead of Election Day
    November 7 at 8:17 a.m. by Miriam Wasser

    Just days before the November 8 election, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders fired up a crowd of about 1,100 in Phoenix while stumping for Hillary Clinton. "It's no secret that Arizona is a swing state," he said to great applause. But the question, he…

     
  • Hillary Clinton Draws Thousands At ASU Rally
    November 3 at 10:39 a.m. by Miriam Wasser

    With less than a week until Election Day, at least 10,000 Hillary Clinton supporters packed into a field near Arizona State University's Sun Devil Fitness Complex Wednesday night to hear their candidate speak. This was her first visit to Arizona…

     
  • Abandoned Schools and a Summer Camp in Chernobyl
    October 31 at 10:34 a.m. by Miriam Wasser

    Three days after the huge nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukraine on April 26, 1986, the Soviets mandated that everyone living within 30-kilometers of the plant evacuate. People were told they'd only be gone for a…

     
  • See Omaha Farms' Indoor Cannabis-Growing Facility
    October 30 at 7:20 p.m. by Ray Stern

    Tucked away in a former warehouse in southeast metro Phoenix, a sophisticated medical-marijuana cultivation and processing center hums along every day with the help of several dozen workers and experts in agriculture and business. Legal under…

     
  • Inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
    October 26 at 7:44 p.m. by Miriam Wasser

    What would happen if 130,000 people suddenly up and left an area, never to return? Welcome to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, the 30-kilometer radius area around the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, which exploded in April 1986. If you visit the zone,…

     
  • The Creepiest Things I Saw in Chernobyl
    October 26 at 7:09 p.m. by Miriam Wasser

    The Exclusion Zone is the heavily guarded area around the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukraine that was abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in April 1986. It's a beautiful, yet haunting place, and walking through it can feel…

     
  • Michelle Obama Stumps for Hillary in Phoenix
    October 20 at 9:50 p.m. by Pablo Robles

    First Lady Michelle Obama campaigned for Hillary Clinton in Phoenix, Arizona, on October 20, 2016. All photos by Pablo Robles.

     
  • Pro-Pot Enthusiasts Show Up For Southwest Cannabis Conference
    October 15 at 6:15 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    The Southwest Cannabis Conference brought thousands of weed enthusiasts to the Phoenix Convention Center this weekend. The event was intended to be a giant educational summit for Prop 205. Doctors, lawyers, legislators, investors, consumers, and…

     
  • Phoenix Rallies Against Dakota Access Pipeline
    September 11 at 6:15 p.m. by Miriam Wasser

    Hundreds turned out to a rally in Phoenix to stand in solidarity with those protesting the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline, a crude oil pipeline that will run from North Dakota to a refinery in Illinois. Critics of the DAPL, which include Native…

     

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