The Willow Fire, a brush fire in northwest Arizona, has burned over 6,700 acres. Fire officials are confident a large portion of the 1,000 evacuated households in the area will soon be able to return home.
Last June, the city of Tempe started tackling its feral cat problem when it joined forces with the Animal Defense League of Arizona (ADLA). The plan was to trap, neuter and release cats paid for using donations.
The Environmental Protection Agency unintentionally released about a million gallons of yellow sludge from a Colorado mine into the Animas River on Thursday. Officials downstream blasted the agency for not initially taking the spill more seriously.
Women who were victims of violence in the Mexican border city of Juárez used to have few options when seeking help. That's slowly changing, thanks to years of pressure from local and international organizations.