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Study: Deportation Doesn’t Deter Border Crossings

Arrests and deportation from the United States largely isn’t effective in keeping Mexican nationals from wanting to re-enter the country, particularly those who consider the United States their home, a study released Thursday by the University of Arizona found.

03/28/2013

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Records Provide New Look, Unanswered Questions In Loughner’s Shooting Spree

The information about Loughner’s mental state — and the fact that no one did much to get him help — emerged as a key theme in roughly 2,700 pages of investigative papers released Wednesday. Still, there was nothing to indicate exactly why he targeted Giffords.

03/28/2013

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Program To Provide Residents With Free Shotguns To Defend Against Criminals

A former mayoral candidate in Tucson, Ariz., is launching a privately funded program to provide residents of a crime-prone area with free shotguns so they can defend themselves against criminals.

03/27/2013

Mug shot of Jared Loughner. (credit: Pima County Sheriff's Forensic Unit via Getty Images)

Police Reports In Tucson Shooting Rampage Involving Giffords Released

Hundreds of pages of police reports in the investigation of the Tucson shooting rampage that wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are being released Wednesday, marking the public’s first glimpse into documents that authorities have kept private since the attack more than two years ago.

03/27/2013

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Transgender People Force Debate On Ariz. Bathroom Use

Arizona lawmakers want to prohibit anyone not associated with their birth gender from using public restrooms, showers and dressing rooms in the nation’s latest tussle over equal rights for transgender people.

03/20/2013

Natalie Gulbis of the USA during the first round of the HSBC Women's Champions at the Sentosa Golf Club on Feb. 28, 2013 in Singapore, Singapore. (credit: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Top LPGA Player Withdraws From Tournament After Contracting Malaria

Natalie Gulbis has withdrawn from the LPGA Founders Cup because of malaria contracted during the tour’s Asian swing.

03/13/2013

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Study: Cash Can Bribe Dieters To Lose Weight

Willpower apparently can be bought. The chance to win or lose $20 a month enticed dieters in a yearlong study to drop an average of 9 pounds — four times more weight than others who were not offered dough to pass up the doughnuts.

03/07/2013

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Ex-Card Dealer Due In Court In Vegas Girl’s Death

A 50-year-old former blackjack dealer is due for initial arraignment before a state court judge following her indictment on kidnapping and murder charges in in the death of her ex-boyfriend’s daughter, and other charges in a slashing attack of a co-worker at a Las Vegas Strip casino.

03/06/2013

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Taiwan Gang ‘Enforcer’ Gets Life In Prison For Fatal Vegas Karaoke Bar Stabbing

A man convicted of being an enforcer for a Taiwan-based criminal gang will be sentenced Tuesday to life in a Nevada prison without parole for murder, but could get more than 100 additional years on other charges in a bloody stabbing and slashing that left one man dead and two people wounded in a Las Vegas karaoke bar in July 2009.

03/05/2013

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Man, 46, Dies During Alcatraz Triathlon

A 46-year-old Texas man died of an apparent heart attack Sunday in the frigid waters of the San Francisco Bay just moments after the start of the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon, race officials said.

03/03/2013

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