Representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice joined a community meeting in Guadalupe to explain their role ensuring the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office complies with court-ordered reforms from a racial profiling lawsuit.
Invasive cheatgrass has taken over native desert ecosystems and worsened wildfires across the West. To reverse that trend, researchers are studying the potential of a seed-killing pathogen called the "Black Fingers of Death.”
Refugees fleeing political persecution in South Asia are reporting hostile conditions and prolonged incarceration at a federal detention facility in El Paso. The detainees are protesting with hunger strikes.