A healthcare worker tends to a patient in the Covid Unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas on July 2, 2020. Despite its renowned medical center, with the largest agglomeration of hospitals and research laboratories in the world, Houston is on the verge of being overwhelmed by cases of coronavirus exploding in Texas. (Mark Felix/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas governor Greg Abbott, look at this picture

Image of the Week: This haunting photograph was taken in a Texas hospital just as COVID-19 cases in the state surged after an aggressive reopening plan

Why Donald Trump is turning Arizona blue

How Donald Trump and divisive politics have awakened Arizona, a politically staid red state
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How Arizona tried to make it illegal to say mean things online

Lawmakers continue to display an embarrassingly low level of media and technological literacy
The street party that really moves

The decentralization of partying

Gary Lachance takes his boom boxes and banana suits on the road
Where have the workers gone?

Where have Georgia’s immigrant workers gone?

Echoing Arizona, Georgia passed a tough immigrant law. Now it finds itself desperately short of farmhands.

Dust-up in the Phoenix desert

Death threats, hate mail, conspiracy theories. Welcome to hockey night in Phoenix.
This week: Good News / Bad News

This week: Good news, bad news

Are the Vancouver Canucks the prohibitive Cup favourites?
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Not much Glee over these slushies

A show that takes a stand against bullying might have given bullies some ideas

’I believe we can be better’

An account of President Barack Obama’s remarks in Tucson
on January 9, 2011 in Tucson, Arizona.

What’s the matter with Arizona?

Why the Giffords shooting isn’t out of character for the desert state