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Planet Mercury result of early hit-and-run collisions

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 16:41

Mercury and other unusually metal-rich objects in the solar system may be relics left behind by hit-and-run collisions in the early solar system, scientists say.

Mexican law enforcement chopper fires in Arizona

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 03:38

Mexican law enforcement has crossed into Arizona by helicopter and fired two shots at US border agents.

Native American mask auction held in Paris despite US protest

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 20:30

An auction of Native American masks by the Hopi tribe went ahead in Paris on Friday despite objections from the US embassy and members of the 18,000-strong Arizona community.

NASA`s Orion spacecraft passes most complex parachute test

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 18:29

The US space agency, NASA, has successfully completed the most complex and flight-like test of the Orion spacecraft`s parachute system on Wednesday.

Priest killed, another injured in US shooting

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 03:54

Police were hunting on Thursday a gunman or gunmen who killed one priest and injured another at a Catholic church in Arizona.

Arizona legislation prompts state senator to reveal he is gay

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 05:53

An Arizona state senator revealed that he was gay on Wednesday, saying he felt compelled to make his sexual orientation public because of the recent battle over legislation in the state that would have allowed businesses to refuse sevices to homosexuals.

Arizona governor vetoes bill widely criticized as anti-gay

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 10:49

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a bill on Wednesday derided by critics as a license to discriminate against gays in the name of religion, citing opposition from big business and warning that the measure could "create more problems than it purports to solve."

Scientists take step closer towards creating `artificial leaf`

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 16:45

Arizona State University scientists, along with colleagues at Argonne National Laboratory, have reported advances toward perfecting a functional artificial leaf.

Woman charged with trying to kill her husband with poop in US

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 20:47

A 65-year-old woman in Arizona has been arrested on attempted murder charges after she put feces in her husband`s IV line and tried to kill him.

Grand Canyon took its present form around 6 mn years ago

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 16:20

A new research has suggested that the world famous Grand Canyon took its present form relatively recently, and most of it was put in place just five to six million years ago.

Secret behind salamander`s `gravity-defying jump` revealed

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 12:55

A graduate researcher has shed light on salamander`s "unique" jump that defies laws of gravity and the fact that humans can develop entirely new ways of getting off the ground based on the new study.

Man convicted in Arizona Buddhist temple slayings

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 01:42

A jury on Thursday returned guilty verdicts against a man charged in the 1991 killings of nine people, including six monks, at a suburban Phoenix Buddhist temple.