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Reaction to Sen. McCain's Death Comes From Around the Globe

From Tucson, to offices of high power, people McCain interacted with share their memories and respect.

John McCain, Influential Senator and Former Navy Pilot, Dies at 81

The senior senator from Arizona died a year after a brain cancer diagnosis. He lived a life filled with family and decades of service, from the Navy to a career in politics.

TUSD Opens Survey Over Language Used for Days Off for Rodeo

A group called on the district to change the term, which they say glorifies the abuse of animals.

Engineering Firm Opening Tucson Office

The multinational Axiscades, a contractor for Caterpillar, promises hundreds of jobs.

Records: UA Accepted $458K From Eugenics Fund

The university has accepted years of funding from a foundation infamous for promoting research linking race and intelligence.

Pima Community College Partners with Caterpillar

Engineers will gain experience welding and machining at PCC.

UA Anthropologist: Native Americans Used Climate Data to Hunt Bison

Says hunter-gatherers predicted effects of grassland fires to lure animals for food.

Mexican Mother Granted Special Visa to Visit Ailing Husband in Tucson

Woman was previously denied entry; children petitioned for reversal.

McCain Discontinues Cancer Treatment

The Arizona senator has battled the disease for more than a year.

Tucson Medical Center Sues Opioid Industry

The suit blames opioid makers and distributors for creating the opioid crisis.

Border Agent's Lawyers Want Manslaughter Trial Moved From Tucson

Lawyers for Lonnie Swartz, who killed a Mexican teen through the border fence, say the jury pool is "poisoned" by influence makers.

State Seeking Fines Against Operator of Shelters for Migrant Kids

Inspections of Southwest Key facilities revealed issues with employee background checks.

'Dirty Money' Initiative Falls Short in Signature Review

The secretary of state said Outlaw Dirty Money didn't receive the needed 226,000 signatures.

OSIRIS-REx Captures First Images of Bennu, 1.4M Miles From Asteroid

UA scientists mark spacecraft's approach phase in sampling mission.

Proposal to Tax the Wealthy for Schools: Proposition 207

The Invest in Education Act surpassed the required number of signatures to go to voters in November.

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