• National

  Trump pushes state, local leaders to reopen schools in fall

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday assailed plans by some local districts to offer in-person instruction only a few days a week and said schools must be “fully operational” even amid the coronavirus pandemic.


  Reid Park Zoo welcomes newborn zebra on Independence Day

Motorcyclist suffers from serious injuries after crash in northeast Tucson

ASU researchers develop cheaper, faster saliva test for COVID-19

  Mental health resources available during COVID-19 pandemic

  Trump to America’s schools: Reopen or may lose federal funds

The president unleashed his threat on Twitter.
  • Coronavirus

Man yells at elderly woman over face mask at Fla. Costco

The man who took the video said the individual started to yell at and harass the elderly woman. When he cut in, the man started yelling at him.

Harvard, MIT sue to block ICE rule on international students

  Renters face financial cliff ahead; limited help available

Supreme Court sides with Catholic schools in employment suit

  Arizona reports 1,963 deaths from COVID-19; no new deaths in Pima County

ACTION DAYS: Excessive heat in forecast

  Mount Lemmon residents return after weeks of evacuation

  Thousands of Arizona companies, churches, non-profits and more received PPP money

  Even with extension, some waiting until the last minute to file taxes

  • National

Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher jailed for raping student, dies

Letourneau was a former suburban Seattle teacher who became tabloid fodder when she pleaded guilty in 1997 to raping her 12-year-old student. She served a 7½-year prison term.


  Trump calls NASCAR ‘noose’ controversy a hoax, says removal of Confederate flag lowered ratings

  Oregon, Oregon State drop ‘Civil War’ name for rivalry

  Alabama football team video: “All Lives Can’t Matter Until Black Lives Matter”

Quarterback Mac Jones, linebacker Dylan Moses and more made statement about the value of unity on a team and within society.


  Mexico president heads to Washington for meeting with Trump

  Pima County to open COVID-19 testing site at Kino Sports Complex

  Available ICU beds in Pima County dwindle as COVID-19 cases spike in Arizona

  TFD Paramedics reflect on their experience with the Bighorn fire

Motorcyclist suffers serious injuries in crash on Grant Road

A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Grant Road in Tucson Tuesday, July 7.

  Fact Finders: How secure is my vote-by-mail ballot?

Two die in crash at Broadway, Tucson boulevards

Deadline to request primary ballot by mail is July 24

  Hundreds of COVID-related complaints reported in Pima County

  Health service company in Phoenix could bring contact tracing jobs to Tucson