U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz visited the shuttered nuclear waste plant in New Mexico on Wednesday for the first time since a radiation leak six months ago. He asked for the public's patience as the investigation into the cause of the leak continues.
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Arizona prison officials violated a death-row inmate's rights when they read a letter from him to his attorney. The court said that violation infringed on the inmate’s right to counsel.
State and federal wildlife managers are at odds over a proposal to expand protected habitat for Mexican Gray Wolves in Arizona and New Mexico. A public hearing on the issue is scheduled for Monday in Pinetop.
Northern Arizona University says it will not allow a medical marijuana study on combat veterans to happen at its campus. The request came from a marijuana researcher whose position was eliminated at the University of Arizona.