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UA researcher: Studying how brain processes metaphors could aid efficient learning

UA RESEARCHER: STUDYING HOW BRAIN PROCESSES METAPHORS COULD AID EFFICIENT LEARNING

Findings could one day improve efficiency of learning.

A border paradox: Enforcement could be luring more migrants

A BORDER PARADOX: ENFORCEMENT COULD BE LURING MORE MIGRANTS

Border enforcement

 
 
 
Photos: 52nd Annual Los Dorados Orphan League Good Friday Cross Procession

PHOTOS: 52ND ANNUAL LOS DORADOS ORPHAN LEAGUE GOOD FRIDAY CROSS PROCESSION

A crowd of more than 100 filed up "A" Mountain in the annual ceremony marking Good Friday, Tucson, Ariz.

Photos: Opening day of the 2019 Pima County Fair

PHOTOS: OPENING DAY OF THE 2019 PIMA COUNTY FAIR

This year the fair runs through April 28th, daily at the Fairgrounds, 11300 S. Houghton Rd., Tucson Ariz.

 
 
 
Editorial: Prize or no prize, exposing wrongs is what we in journalism do

EDITORIAL: PRIZE OR NO PRIZE, EXPOSING WRONGS IS WHAT WE IN JOURNALISM DO

He's no longer just a Post-Dispatch columnist but Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Tony Messenger. And his mission is our mission,...

Missouri courts respond to debtors prison ruling - a tale of two judges

MISSOURI COURTS RESPOND TO DEBTORS PRISON RULING - A TALE OF TWO JUDGES

Even with the state's top court making progress in eradicating the practice of putting people in jail because they can't afford to...

 
 
 
Photos: FC Tucson 1, Toronto FC II 1, USL League One soccer

PHOTOS: FC TUCSON 1, TORONTO FC II 1, USL LEAGUE ONE SOCCER

FC Tucson grabbed a lead but couldn't hold, tying Toronto FC II 1-1 in their first home game as a professional side at Kino Sports...

10 tips for surviving rattlesnake season in Tucson

10 TIPS FOR SURVIVING RATTLESNAKE SEASON IN TUCSON

Rattlesnakes are slithering out of their dens in the warm weather of spring. Arizona is home to 13 species of rattlesnakes, with eight...

 
 
 
Full report: Read the latest on Jayme Closs, the killing of her parents and the man who pleaded guilty

FULL REPORT: READ THE LATEST ON JAYME CLOSS, THE KILLING OF HER PARENTS AND THE MAN WHO PLEADED GUILTY

Authorities and volunteers continue to search for a 13-year-old girl missing since her parents were found shot to death Oct. 15 at...

You can buy stuff straight from Instagram

YOU CAN BUY STUFF STRAIGHT FROM INSTAGRAM

You can now buy the leather jacket you found while browsing Instagram on the app itself.

 
 
 

ALERTS ABOUT SHOOTING CAN CREATE TERROR EVEN IF THEY'RE FALSE

The alert from the University of Michigan on Saturday was depressingly familiar, using the same words that have terrified people across...

BURIALS BEGIN AS NEW ZEALAND POLICE SAY SUSPECT HAD 3RD ATTACK PLANNED

The suspect accused of carrying out Friday's terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, was likely on his way to carry out a third...

 
 
 

50 YEARS LATER, WOODSTOCK WILL FEATURE JAY-Z, DEAD & COMPANY

Jay-Z, Dead & Company and the Killers will headline one of the 50th anniversary shows commemorating the groundbreaking Woodstock festival...

McCain's widow shares hateful message after Trump attacks late senator

MCCAIN'S WIDOW SHARES HATEFUL MESSAGE AFTER TRUMP ATTACKS LATE SENATOR

Cindy McCain, the widow of Sen. John McCain, posted a hateful message she received from a stranger the same day President Donald Trump...

 
 
 
Governor purposely exposed his 9 kids to chickenpox

GOVERNOR PURPOSELY EXPOSED HIS 9 KIDS TO CHICKENPOX

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said in a radio interview that he deliberately exposed his children to chickenpox so they would catch the...

Trump attacks again over lack of 'thank you' for McCain's funeral

TRUMP ATTACKS AGAIN OVER LACK OF 'THANK YOU' FOR MCCAIN'S FUNERAL

Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain,...

 
 
 

NEW ZEALAND WOMEN DON HEADSCARVES AS COUNTRY JOINS MUSLIMS FOR FRIDAY PRAYERS

Many women - including Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, television newsreaders, nurses, students and police officers - donned headscarves...

Southern Arizona police mug shots 2019

SOUTHERN ARIZONA POLICE MUG SHOTS 2019

See who was booked and on what charges.

 
 
 
Photos: University of Arizona 67, Wyoming 45, Elite Eight WNIT

PHOTOS: UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA 67, WYOMING 45, ELITE EIGHT WNIT

The Wildcats fly into the Women's National Invitational Tournament Final Four with 67-45 win over Wyoming at McKale Center, Tucson,...

Teachers in Indiana were reportedly shot 'execution-style' with pellet guns at an active shooter training

TEACHERS IN INDIANA WERE REPORTEDLY SHOT 'EXECUTION-STYLE' WITH PELLET GUNS AT AN ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING

Sheriff's deputies directed teachers at a Twin Lakes School Corporation elementary school in Monticello, Indiana, into a room four...

 
 
 



Giuliani: Nothing wrong with Trump camp taking Russian help

Giuliani: Nothing wrong with Trump camp taking Russian help

Giuliani called the Trump campaign's effort to get political help from representatives of the Russian government possibly ill-advised but not illegal. Read more ...

Matthew Stafford's wife back home after 12-hour brain surgery

Matthew Stafford's wife back home after 12-hour brain surgery

Kelly Stafford had been told to expect about six hours of surgery, but the surgeon discovered a complication during the operation. Read more ...

RBC Heritage: C.T. Pan grabs first career PGA victory

RBC Heritage: C.T. Pan grabs first career PGA victory

The 27-year-old Taiwanese player shot a 4-under 67 in the final round to hold off Matt Kuchar by one stroke. Read more ...

Pope denounces 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka Easter attack

Pope denounces 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka Easter attack

Pope Francis denounced the "cruel violence" of the Easter Sunday slaughter of Christians and foreigners in Sri Lanka as he celebrated the most joyful moment on the Christian... Read more ...

Leonard scores 34, Raptors top Magic 107-85 for 3-1 lead

Leonard scores 34, Raptors top Magic 107-85 for 3-1 lead

ORLANDO, Fla. - Kawhi Leonard scored 34 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Orlando Magic 107-85 on Sunday night to take a 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round... Read more ...

At least 140 dead in Sri Lanka bomb attacks targeting churches on Easter Sunday

At least 140 dead in Sri Lanka bomb attacks targeting churches on Easter Sunday

The blasts, reported to have occurred at churches in Kochchikade, Negombo and Batticaloa, targeted worshippers as they attended Easter services. Read more ...

Bruins defeat Maple Leafs to force Game 7 in Boston

Bruins defeat Maple Leafs to force Game 7 in Boston

Brad Marchand finished with two goals and an assist. Read more ...

NHL playoffs 2019: Brad Marchand saves Bruins' season, criticizes TD Garden...

NHL playoffs 2019: Brad Marchand saves Bruins' season, criticizes TD Garden ice ahead of Game 7

Brad Marchand's play helped Boston avoid elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Bruins will head home for a decisive Game 7, where the winger is skeptical of playing... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Red Sox, Yankees get extra-inning wins to continue turnarounds

MLB wrap: Red Sox, Yankees get extra-inning wins to continue turnarounds

The Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the first-place Rays, while the Yankees have now won five of six. Read more ...

Nets GM Sean Marks suspended, fined after entering referee locker room

Nets GM Sean Marks suspended, fined after entering referee locker room

Marks got a one-game suspension and a $25,000 fine after he burst into the Referee Locker Room after the Nets' 112-108 loss to the 76ers. Read more ...