• 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…


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  • 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…

  • Protesters and Supporters Outside Trump Immigration Speech
    August 31 at 10:59 p.m. by Pablo Robles

    People gather outside the Phoenix Convention Center to protest the speech delivered by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump downtown on  August 31, 2016. All photos by Pablo Robles.

  • A Visit to Nature's AZ Medicines' Cannabis Greenhouse
    August 17 at 8:33 a.m. by Nate Nichols

    In the (relatively) cool and dry high desert plains of southern Arizona, Nature's AZ Medicines operates 110,000 square feet of space devoted to the greenhouse cultivation of medical marijuana. These photos offer a glimpse inside one of Arizona's…

  • The Outrageous Political Swag of the Republican Convention
    July 22 at 7:34 a.m. by Steve Truesdell

    Souvenirs from the RNC in Cleveland, July 2016. Photos by Steve Truesdell.

  • The Final Day at the RNC in Cleveland
    July 22 at 6:30 a.m. by Steve Truesdell

    Scenes from Thursday, July 21, outside the GOP Convention. Photos by Steve Truesdell. 

  • Signs on the Streets of Cleveland During the Republican Convention
    July 21 at 7:43 a.m. by Steve Truesdell

    Signs, Signs, Everywhere a sign.... Outside the GOP Convention in Cleveland. Photos by Steve Truesdell.

  • Colorful Costumes of Republicans and Protestors in Cleveland
    July 21 at 6:46 a.m. by Steve Truesdell

    Cleveland Rocks the RNC, Day 3. Photos by Steve Truesdell.



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