The U.S. Forest Service must reexamine a plan for allowing cattle to graze near Fossil Creek on the Coconino National Forest. A court has ruled the current plan jeopardizes habitat for the threatened Chiricahua leopard frog.
California Condors have been considered an endangered species for nearly 50 years. Conservationists say their numbers have been increasing, although the birds still face dangers from lead poisoning, mainly from eating prey that was killed by lead bullets.
A federal judge has slapped down much of the effort by the state to force the Tohono O'odham Nation to produce more documents in Arizona's fight to stop the tribe from opening a new casino near Glendale.
A federal judge ruled late Friday the federal government’s family detention facilities for migrant families are inadequate for children. But some immigrant rights advocates say there are already evident problems with how Immigration and Customs Enforcement releases families from detention.