The Obama administration has agreed to pay a group of Native American tribes nearly $1 billion to settle a decades-old claim that they weren't adequately compensated as they managed law enforcement, education and other federal services on reservations.
Although recent monsoon storms have taken their toll on the valley and the region, there were no storms to be found in the Atlantic Ocean during hurricane season — at least for what seemed like a moment. But this may mean even more storms for the Southwest.
As the future of Arizona’s K-12 education system remains blurred by questions of funding and ongoing political feuds, a group of elected officials wants to become a voice for the state’s growing demographic of Latino students.
Navajo President Russell Begaye called on Congress on Wednesday to hold the Environmental Protection Agency responsible for last month’s mine spill and provide compensation for the hundreds of Navajo farmers and ranchers affected.