An international group of scientists and conservationists spotted several vaquita marina porpoises in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez in recent weeks. It’s the first recorded sighting of the critically endangered marine mammal so far this year.
The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved a bill with nearly $250 million in funding for improvements. Both of Arizona’s senators are urging their fellow lawmakers to fund improvements at a major San Luis Port of Entry.
Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are reacting to President Trump’s announcement that he canceled secret talks scheduled at Camp David with members of the Taliban and Afghan government officials.
The Phoenix Art Museum underwent dramatic of personnel changes this summer when Director Amada Cruz left to take over as director and CEO of the Seattle Art Museum. She was brought in to make changes in diversity and fundraising, and some supporters and volunteers were critical of what she implemented.
More than 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, and many of those patients rely on insulin to control the disease. But, insulin has to be refrigerated, and once opened, is only good for a short time.
Four Arizona mayors are advocating for action on the Bipartisan Background Check Act of 2019 that would require universal background checks on gun purchasers. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has so far resisted calls for him to bring the bill to the floor, arguing President Trump wouldn’t sign it anyway.
The trial of humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren captured headlines around the country. But despite the government’s claim that Warren had illegally helped border crossers evade immigration authorities in Arizona’s borderlands, his trial ended in a hung jury in June.
The state Democratic Party will be holding a preference election in March, and independent voters want in. If Arizona independents want to participate in the Democratic presidential preference election in March, they'd have to first change their party. And that has people across the political spectrum demanding change.
The Arizona Republican Party decided to opt out of the presidential preference primary in March, so registered Republicans will not be able to cast a vote for any of President Trump’s primary challengers. This isn’t the first time a state party has chosen not to hold a presidential preference election, but why has the GOP decided against one this time?
Word is a podcast about the literary arts in the state and the region. In this mammoth Season 2 opener, we push back against the depiction of young people from low income families as depicted in Nick Richey's film, "Low Low" which is being screened in Scottsdale on Sept. 12. The filmmaker will participate in a Q&A following the movie.
Tensions between the U.S. and Mexico regarding migration have hit hard on the borders, not only between both nations but also between Mexico and Guatemala. President Trump’s threat on taxing Mexican goods unless migration stopped is having an effect on Mexico’s border with Guatemala. Here, not only migration is changing but also trade.
The Arizona Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on a newly released environmental impact study for a proposed 55-mile stretch of freeway. The so called North-South Corridor would stretch from U.S. 60 in Apache Junction to I-10 in Eloy.
Five years ago, Mexico’s largest mining company spilled nearly 11 million gallons of toxic waste into two Sonoran rivers affecting thousands living downstream from the mine. Mexican authorities recently met with one of the affected communities as part of promised efforts to give residents a voice in mining issues.