The U.S. Marshals Service is monitoring a privately run detention center in west Texas after inmates and their attorneys complained of inhumane conditions, including the use of plastic bags as toilets.
End-of-life care is a difficult time for both patients and their families. And if an individual is managing a terminal illness at home, it can also be hard to get prompt medical help. This is especially true in rural areas, where a hospital may be a long drive away.
Species like Polar Bears and California Condors are often thought of when endangered species are mentioned. But now, an ASU researcher is saying greater immediacy and a dramatic shift in funding is needed to preserve and grow less-known endangered species.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service completed initial reviews of 29 petitions to add or remove species from the Endangered Species List, eight of which are in Arizona. While most Arizona species petitions lacked enough evidence to change listing status, some raised concern to warrant further review.