One of the most-watched racial profiling cases takes a dramatic turn Tuesday. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and four officers are facing contempt of court charges for repeatedly violating a federal judge's orders in a longstanding racial profiling lawsuit.
April 20, 2015
In southern New Mexico, humans drastically altered the course of the Rio Grande decades ago to better serve farmers and an international water treaty. Today a government-led effort is attempting to restore the river to a more natural state.
April 20, 2015

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Last September’s heavy rainfall flooded many areas, including homes and businesses around the Valley. One Ahwatukee church's worship auditorium was destroyed. Now, nine months later, repairs have been completed.
April 20, 2015
The Kaibab and Coconino National Forests are reaching a milestone. More than 500,000 acres are seeing accelerated forest recovery, as part of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative.
April 20, 2015
The federal government has bought two parcels of private land surrounding the Agua Fria National Monument 40 miles north of Phoenix to add to the protected site.
April 20, 2015
Arpaio's office says 50-year-old Oscar Polanco was allowed to go to work outside the jail during the day on Wednesday and returned there later in the day.
April 20, 2015
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has asked a federal court for permission to intervene in a lawsuit over revised rules for managing Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest.
April 20, 2015

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The switch from analog to digital radio offers more channels at a fraction of the cost, the government says.
April 20, 2015
The move comes as fighting has intensified in Yemen between government forces and Houthi rebels allied with Iran. The U.N. has imposed an arms embargo on the Houthis.
April 20, 2015
Gordon Moore's observation on the exponential improvement in hardware has pushed computers to be faster, smaller and cheaper. But there may be a point where tech advancements outpace the theory.
April 20, 2015
The prosecutor assigned to the case is considered closely associated with President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. His decision essentially puts an end to the case against her.
April 20, 2015
Thousands of spectators gather every April to see ecstatic cows let out into fields on organic farms around Denmark. The organic industry says the event has helped fuel demand for organic foods.
April 20, 2015