Retired Air Force pilot and Tucson-area Congresswoman Martha McSally sponsored a bill that would reinstate burial access at Arlington National Cemetery for female pilots who served in World War II is headed to President Barack Obama's desk.
The Bureau of Land Management says the administration can't afford to wage an increasingly uphill battle to protect the ecological health of federal rangeland across the West while at the same time properly managing tens of thousands of wild horses and caring for tens of thousands more rounded up in government corals.
Mexico is fast approaching a June deadline to complete a nationwide judicial reform. It replaces a closed system of written proceedings with one that opens up trials to the public and requires oral arguments before a judge. It also puts greater responsibility on police to come up with evidence that will stand up in court.
The Arizona Department of Transportation and state Department of Public Safety have closed 62 miles of I-10 several times in recent weeks as dust has severely limited visibility near the New Mexico border and sent traffic on a 110-mile detour.
Melissa Wilson Sayres is a professor at ASU studying genetics. She participated in research that looked at Y chromosomes from more than 1,200 DNA samples taken from men around the world. Wilson Sayres says the data allows them to infer how and when early humans evolved and migrated across the globe.
Arizona researchers are continuing their study of the aftermath of last year’s massive mine spill into the Animas and San Juan rivers. They’re now looking for participants from three communities in the Navajo Nation.