Uranium
In a new poll, Native Americans say a major problem they face is “institutional discrimination.” In Indian Country they call it environmental racism. During World War II and the Cold War, mining companies blasted 30 million tons of uranium out of Navajo land, abandoning more than 500 mines. Since then, many Navajo have died of conditions linked to contamination.
Nov. 20, 2017

KJZZ News

Mexico and the U.S. are planning to create a cross border energy relationship that ultimately will eliminate both countries dependence on the rest of the world for oil, electricity and natural gas.
Nov. 20, 2017
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Sometimes the details of city planning and zoning can feel tedious, but they often have a big impact on our neighborhoods. Right now there’s a controversy playing out in east Tucson about exactly this.
Nov. 20, 2017
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The American intelligence community has high confidence that there’s a link between Russian intelligence and outlets associated with hacked emails during the 2016 presidential campaign, including Wikileaks. But how did Wikileaks become associated with a foreign government in the first place?
Nov. 20, 2017
BBC Look-ahead
Twenty-two years ago, Europe watched as 8,000 Muslims were massacred in the siege of Sarajevo. This week, the verdict against the man responsible for those war crimes is expected after a years-long trial in The Hague.
Nov. 20, 2017
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Renewed debate over changing gun laws in the U.S. seems to have gathered steam in the wake of the mass shootings in Las Vegas and Texas.
Nov. 20, 2017

NPR News

It's a question most parents will wrestle with at some point — when is the right time to give my child a smartphone? Let's tick through a few other questions first.
Nov. 21, 2017
According to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll, 58 percent of Americans celebrating the holiday dread having to talk politics around the dinner table this holiday, an uptick from one year ago.
Nov. 21, 2017
For LGBTQ Americans in rural areas, finding a sympathetic physician can be difficult. And that challenge makes getting appropriate health care even harder.
Nov. 21, 2017
First reports of the sounds picked up by surface ships briefly raised hopes that the missing ARA San Juan, with 44 crew members, had been found.
Nov. 21, 2017
The chancellor says she's "very skeptical" of forming a minority government, something that hasn't happened in nearly 70 years. New elections are the better option, she says.
Nov. 21, 2017