Officials say a shooting outside a courthouse in eastern Arizona has left two women dead, a third victim wounded and a suspect arrested.

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The Grand Canyon, Wupatki National Monument and Sunset Crater Volcano are some of the geologic and cultural gems of the National Park Service. This summer, KNAU's Earth Notes series will highlight these, and other special places across the Southwest in honor of the Park Service's 100th anniversary. In the fifth installment of the series, we look at Hubbell Trading Post in Ganado, Ariz., which served as a community hub since it opened in the 1870s. 

The US senate’s refusal to consider President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee could hurt Senator John McCain’s chances at re-election. That’s according to a new poll out today. Arizona Public Radio’s Aaron Granillo reports.

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Arizona State Sen. Carlyle Begay announced the suspension of his campaign for northeast Arizona's congressional seat and endorsed Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu.


Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Physicist Tom Krimigis designs scientific instruments for space; they’ve gone to every planet in the solar system. He’s the only person in the world with that achievement. Krimigis came to the United States from Greece at the start of the Space Age, and later led the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University. He was recently in Flagstaff for an event at Lowell Observatory and spoke with KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny about his half-century tour of the solar system.