The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed to designate more than 546,000 acres of critical habitat in 80 separate units in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Texas, Utah and Wyoming for the yellow-billed cuckoo.
Arizona delegates who recently visited Mexico City on a trade mission said Mexican officials have promised to improve the highway leading from Central Mexico to Nogales. The improvements are expected to improve the flow of goods between Arizona and Mexico.
People like the Yazidis, Coptic Christians, and Assyrians, who have survived persecution over the centuries and are now threatened by ISIS, other Islamists or civil war. These ancient religions offer many clues about the past.