In the snake-infested jungle of southeastern Ecuador, the American explorer David Lowell found himself sliding over a waterfall and heard his head bounce off a rock “like a melon being hit by a hammer,” he says.
University of Arizona sophomore forward Derrick Williams will enter this year’s National Basketball Association draft after scoring more points in his first two seasons than any player in school history.
Tucson, Arizona, the sixth-poorest U.S. big city, stands to gain protection from federal defense- spending cuts as its home county plans a record bond package, in part to entice Raytheon Co. to expand missile production.
Rich Rodriguez was hired as the new football coach at the University of Arizona less than a year after being fired by the University of Michigan following a tumultuous three-year stint in which he had a 15-22 record.
InsideClimate News -- Thanks to climate change, extreme weather disasters have hammered the United States with increasing frequency in recent years—from drought and wildfires to coastal storms and flooding.