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“Transcendence” is a movie all about questions. Not because the plot is overly complex or difficult to follow, but because it raises so many ethical dilemmas. Has technology gone too far? Will technology bring us into a new age of enlightenment or be our ultimate downfall? Could technology one day give a person the power of a god? Should a person have the power of a god, even if they can benefit mankind? Johnny Depp is doing a non-period piece where he doesn’t wear a ton of makeup or put on an accent?
The Horizon Honors baseball team packed up its equipment bags after a day of hard work on the diamond in preparation for a game the next day.
My role in resurrecting a dead criminal case began a few weeks back with an out-of-the-blue phone call courtesy of a private eye named Don Corbett. He phoned with news of a strange case with ties to a Mesa woman and an impending trip to Scottsdale for an interview or potentially an interrogation.
ASU-commit led Bears to new heights
Sometimes kids can still surprise, and because of it, an “I told you so” is now always available to Jazmarie Mader.
This fall America is going to have an election. This is not going to be an election for president, but the Republican party has shown that it doesn’t know how to win an election. John McCain would have had an easy win if he approached it as Sarah Palin wanted: she wanted to attack Barack Obama where he was most vulnerable, his defective character. Sen. McCain only wanted to attack Obamas’ policies, refusing to do as Palin advised. By his actions, he was allowing Obama to win.
The Senior Advocacy Group of Ahwatukee (SAGA) sponsored it’s second Symposium on March 29. “Navigating Beyond Retirement” enabled many seniors and their caregivers to receive answers to their questions about health care, laws, hearing and happiness. Everyone experienced a fantastic day of learning, entertainment and food, and interesting classes.
There is a very special person in Ahwatukee named “Kathy.” Her profession is alterations. I would like to express my relationship with Kathy and what it has done for me as a person.
So we approach Schoolaggedon. Otherwise known as Common Core. Or, here in Arizona, the College and Career Readiness Standards.
Thompson Square, the married country duo of Keifer and Shawna Thompson who last played at Country Thunder in 2012, will this year be headlining day one of the festival. The Explorer caught up with Keifer by phone to get his thoughts on the upcoming performance, as well as what it’s like working with his wife.
The summer line up at Ahwatukee Children’s Theater (ACT) includes a brand new children’s musical, an educational classic and a high-energy rendition of “The Wedding Singer.”
City staff were faced with a crowded room full of passionate pleas to save the Pecos Community Center Wednesday night during the city’s budget hearing.
The Tempe City tennis tournaments came a little early this year.
Which do you prefer?
Our spring feasts — often centered around Passover and Easter — typically call for a center-of-the-plate star like brisket or lamb. Of course they’re delicious, but both can seriously ramp up the fat and calories in a meal that tends to put the groan into groaning board even before the main course is served.
Senate Bill 1062 could have stimulated an interesting debate on the bounds of religious freedom. But it never happened. The white-hot outrage of the “tolerance police” wouldn’t allow it.
Unwilling to wait for a 2016 vote, advocates for same-sex marriage asked a federal judge Thursday to rule the state's ban is illegal.
Karen Bailey and Nelda Majors, a couple since college, explain Thursday why they are part of a newly filed effort to get a federal judge to rule that they have a legal right to wed despite a voter-approved state constitutional amendment limiting marriage to one man and one woman. [Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]
One of the many surprises in Wes Anderson's rich, layered and quirkily entertaining new film, "The Grand Budapest Hotel," is the emergence of a new comic actor, one with impeccable timing and just the right mix of gravitas and utter zaniness.
When I was pregnant with the oldest Son, Interrupted, my insurance covered only one ultrasound examination. Conducted relatively early in the pregnancy, the exam produced the standard 1994 fetal image of what I like to call “Still Life: Doughnut in a Blizzard.”
A hip replacement and two knee replacements could not slow down Gill Schmidt and Mike Aubrey.
Editor’s note: This is the final in a two-part series on the history of Mountain Park Ranch.
Senate Bill 1062 could have stimulated an interesting debate on the bounds of religious freedom. But it never happened. The white-hot outrage of the tolerance police wouldn’t allow it.
Heather Godina always knew she wanted to complete a triathlon. She had experience in two-thirds of the event heading into her 29th birthday, with a strong background in swimming and two full marathons under her belt, so it wasn’t unimaginable to add a bicycle to the equation.
The resiliency Desert Vista has shown in the early portion of the baseball season cropped up again Saturday only to be trumped by the two-out grind by Hamilton