Big Arizona waterways like the Salt River fall under the federal Clean Water Act, as do some of their tributaries. But exactly which tributaries are covered by the Act has led to many legal fights since it first passed in 1972. The latest battle is over a rollback of rules from the Obama administration that defined a so-called “Water of the United States.”
Arizona has only been a state for about 100 years, but people of course have been living in this region for thousands. This is evident in the ground stones they left behind. → Hear More Untold Arizona Stories
According to a new study, Mexico had one of its most violent years in 2018. The lack of peace had a historic high impact on the country’s economy, costing $268 billion. But the new government has an opportunity to change that.
Some of the largest tech companies in the world — such as Facebook and Twitter — have faced dramatic criticism for not doing enough to crackdown on questionable content. YouTube also falls into that category, as critics argue, for not doing enough to address extremist views in videos
A study will soon be underway to see if an experimental CBD gel, which does not contain psychoactive properties, could help treat some common behaviors in children and adolescents with a condition known as Fragile X syndrome.
For years, migrants hoping to reach the southern border of the United States have crossed by land from Central America and into Mexico. Fronteras Desk senior field correspondent Jorge Valencia traveled from KJZZ’s Mexico City Bureau to Mexico's southern border this week.
Wednesday is Kirstjen Nielsen’s last day as head of the Department of Homeland Security. Nielsen resigned on Sunday, becoming the latest member of the Trump administration to resign or be fired. Her departure also places her on a so-called "blacklist" created by civil rights and immigration groups.
Gov. Doug Ducey says the system for processing immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border is broken. Shortly after the U.S. Border Patrol tweeted it apprehended 113,797 families in the first three months of this year, already surpassing all of 2018, Ducey blamed the crisis on federal laws he said he believes incentivizes people to seek asylum.
In 2017, the Governors Highway Safety Association said Arizona was fifth in the nation for most pedestrian deaths. By 2018, we were No. 1. The Show talked about the issue with C.J. Hager, director of Vitalyst Healthy Community Policies, a project that advocates for better, safer street design.
One year ago this month, educators around the state were wearing red and ramping up to what would become the largest teacher walkout in state history. Now, the teachers behind the #RedForEd movement say the state has not done enough.
The Drought Contingency Plan aims to help deal with a water shortage if one is declared, but the DCP does not really take on the issue of water conservation. To talk more about this, The Show reached out to John Shepard, senior director of programs with the Sonoran Institute.
In 2017, the Department of Justice filed complaints against three men the government claims lied in order to gain U.S. citizenship. Now, if the DOJ is able to denaturalize the men it filed complaints against, the federal government can potentially broaden its efforts to target what the government sees as citizenship fraud.