Olivia Girard is the pastry chef behind The Dinersaur, and she makes the baked goods at local spots like Futuro Coffee, First Place Coffee and Restaurant Progress, but here’s the thing: she doesn’t really like sweets.
Mexico City’s subway is turning 50. It's one of the largest in the world — and one of the most peculiar ones. In this series, we’ll explore the Metro's secrets and the lessons it could bring to U.S. cities like Phoenix, where rail systems are small or non-existent.
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Phoenix Fire, Others Chip In To Help Find Hermosillo Sinkhole Victim
Hermosillo is getting a hand from Phoenix fire as it tries to find a man who fell into a massive sinkhole. A team from Mexico City is also on hand, and others are expected. Numerous volunteers have assisted, and he’s grateful for all the help.
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UA Abuzz With Arizona Insect Festival This Sunday
The Arizona Insect Festival takes place Sunday, Oct. 20, in Tucson from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The University of Arizona's Department of Entomology will host the free event at its Environment and Natural Resources 2 Building.
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Story Collection Taps Into Modern Dystopian Anxiety
With worries surrounding climate change, artificial intelligence and unmanned aerial vehicles and drones, science fiction is a realm that easily taps into these fears and dystopian elements. What will our future look like? How long will the future be, with all of the potentially world-changing challenges?
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Toxic Positivity Isnt Cheering Anyone Up
When a family member or friend is feeling down, our natural instinct is often to try to cheer them up — offer them an encouraging word, or relate a story about how whatever is ailing them could be worse. But it turns out that approach can do more harm than good.
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Apache Lake Music Festival Blends Local Music, Camping
Arizona's homegrown mix of local jams and camping set against the scenic backdrop of the Salt River is in its 10th year this weekend, standing out as a success where others have not been quite so fortunate.
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PG&E is under fire for its management of last week's planned power outages that left about 800,000 customers in the dark. CEO Bill Johnson admits the company was ill-prepared for the operation.
Boeing Pilots Detected 737 Max Flight Control Glitch Two Years Before Deadly Crash
One pilot messaged that the problem was "egregious" and he had "basically lied to the regulators (unknowingly)" when he had told the FAA that the flight control system was safe.
White House Adviser Peter Navarro Calls Fictional Alter Ego An 'Inside Joke'
Peter Navarro, a key architect of President Trump's trade policy, made up one of the people the adviser repeatedly quotes in his nonfiction books. Navarro's publisher is not amused.
'We Didn't Believe We Would See The Sun Rise': Refugees From Syria Arrive In Iraq
More than 2,000 refugees have crossed into Iraq since Turkey began its assault on northeastern Syria last week. Aid groups are bracing for as many as 50,000 refugee arrivals.
New Orleans Will Use Explosives To Topple Cranes At Hard Rock Hotel Collapse Site
A tropical storm will bring gusty winds to the area, threatening the stability of two towering cranes that remain unstable following last weekend's disaster.