Hundreds of people lined the sidewalk for the opening of the Desert Diamond West Valley casino near Glendale Sunday. The tribe’s plan is to eventually build a $200 million resort and switch to a Class III gaming facility.
It isn’t often middle school students are selected to represent their country internationally. It also isn’t often that girls and minorities are given a chance to succeed in fields like science and technology. But new opportunity in a small country halfway across the world may help empower local communities often left behind in STEM fields.
At one of the harshest federal prisons in the country, inmates are left with their wrists and ankles cuffed for hours, days and sometimes weeks at a time. The prison says it's a safety issue. Inmates say it's punishment.