At least three people are dead after a dust storm causes an accident on Interstate 10 near Picacho Peak, Arizona, United States.
A dust storm causes a 20-vehicle pileup on Interstate 15 in the U.S. state of Utah, killing eight people and injuring several others, some of whom are in critical condition, according to a statement from the Utah Highway Patrol.
The United States Federal Government recognizes same-sex marriage in Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming, bringing the total number of states with recognition of gay marriage to 32.
A photo of New York City Counterterrorism Officer Lawrence DePrimo, 25, taken today by an Arizona woman and posted on the New York City Police Department's Facebook page, which shows him buying a (normally $100) pair of waterproof winter boots from Skechers for a homeless Times Square man on 42nd Street without any shoes, goes viral, with 1.6 million views and 275,000 likes.
A blackout in southern California, Arizona and Baja California in Mexico caused by the loss of the entire San Diego Gas & Electric system leads to the closure of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and the loss of power to more than two million people.
Residents of three Western United States towns - Springerville, Arizona, Eagar, Arizona and Luna, New Mexico - are warned to prepare for evacuation ahead of the Wallow Fire. one of the biggest in Arizona history.