Last year hundreds of thousands of people from around the world united with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. That protest continues as President Trump advances development. The movement has brought a megaphone to the battle between what tribes believe to be sacred and what westerners consider fair game all across the U.S.
Minerals and mining giant Freeport-McMoRan said Friday that it will cut operations and staff in Indonesia in the near-term, if the government there continues to delay approval to export copper concentrate.
California and Hawaii have raised the age for legal tobacco use from 18 to 21 — and Arizona could be the next state to take the step. A bill to do just that passed the Arizona House Health Committee this week.
“The reason that we’re making a silent March for Peace is that we’re trying to demonstrate that not everything needs to be vocal,” Usman Karriem said.“We need to be present. We need to be available for our community members.”
President Trump’s executive order on immigration does more than put in place plans to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Daniel Gonzalez covers immigration for The Arizona Republic. He has been following this story and he joins me now.
Since President Trump said he would withhold federal funds from cities that are so-called sanctuary cities, several large cities around the country — like San Francisco — have become more emboldened in their pro-immigrant positions. I’m joined now by Vivian Ho, a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle who has been covering that city’s resolutions to stay a sanctuary city.
A solo ice volcano on the dwarf planet Ceres is prompting Arizona researchers to look for other mountains that may have flattened over time. Evidence of past geologic activity could be places to look for signs of life in the universe.
Officials with the group Indivisible Southern Arizona secured a meeting with Senator Jeff Flake’s staff Friday. They will be asking for an in-person meeting with the senator and demanding that he take action against President Donald Trump’s recent travel ban.