A tropical depression has formed off the coast of Belize and forecasters say it is expected to bring as much as five inches of rain to parts of Belize, Guatemala and northern Honduras.More >>
Tropical Storm Barry bore down on Mexico's Gulf Coast early Thursday as civil defense workers readied emergency shelters and forecasters warned of the possibility of deadly flash floods and mudslides.More >>
Singapore urged people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution Thursday as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically. Nearby Malaysia closed 200 schools...More >>
Singapore urged people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution Thursday as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically. Nearby Malaysia closed 200 schools and...More >>
The Boston Bruins came from behind to tie the Chicago Blackhawks for the third time and sent Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals into overtime with the teams even 5-5 on Wednesday night.More >>
After struggling for more than 120 minutes to score even once, the Blackhawks beat Boston goalie Tuukka Rask a half-dozen times in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals to send the series back to Chicago tied two games apiece.More >>
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Money, politics and corruption were among the top headlines in Arizona in 2012. Candidates and outside groups spent big money. While Republicans were successful in holding their majority in the state Legislature, Democrats gained some seats. The state's congressional makeup switched to a Democrat majority, but the tie-breaking race was so close that Arizonans didn't find out who the winner was until more than a week later. The legacy of a shooting that killed six people and wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 12 others also dragged into 2012. A judge ordered Jared Loughner to spend the rest of his life in prison for the January 2011 shooting. The most contentious provision of Arizona's immigration law also survived a review by the U.S. Supreme Court, allowing the so-called "show me your papers" provision to go into effect.
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