WASHINGTON, Oct 5- The Pentagon said on Saturday it would recall most of the roughly 400,000 civilian Defense Department employees sent home during the government shutdown, in a move that could greatly lessen the impact of the shutdown on America's armed forces.
WASHINGTON, Oct 5- Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives agreed on Saturday to retroactively pay 800,000 furloughed federal employees once the government reopens, but there was no end in sight to the shutdown that was in its fifth day.
Details of Sunday's deaths of all but one member of a specially trained, 20- man "Hotshots" team remained vague a day after they perished in a blaze that destroyed scores of homes and forced the evacuation of two towns in central Arizona.
PRESCOTT, Ariz., July 1- Fire investigators in central Arizona launched a probe on Monday into how wind-driven flames closed in on and killed 19 specially trained firemen in a tragedy that marked the greatest loss of life among firefighters in a U.S. wildland blaze in 80 years.
PRESCOTT, Ariz., July 1- Nineteen elite Arizona firefighters were killed in a "perfect storm" of wildfire stoked battling a U.S. wildland blaze in 80 years, officials said on Monday.
PHOENIX, June 30- Nineteen firefighters from an elite team in Arizona were killed on Sunday while battling a fast-moving wildfire that destroyed scores of homes and forced the evacuation of two small towns northwest of Phoenix, the state capital, authorities said.
June 26- Ohio's Republican governor, John Kasich, is no fan of President Barack Obama's health reform law.
PHOENIX-- Arizona voters two years ago overwhelmingly approved a temporary sales tax increase, but the political landscape is significantly different for a new proposal on this year's ballot. Jan Brewer and the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, oppose the proposal on this year's ballot.
Jerry Brown on Monday for last-minute vetoes of bills that could have brought sweeping change to the state's large foreign-born population. They said signing those bills could have further distinguished California as immigrant-friendly compared to states such as Arizona and Alabama, which have been cracking down on illegal immigration.