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Tribal leaders, advocates question reopening at Grand Canyon, other parks

PHOENIX - Arizona tribal leaders told House lawmakers Tuesday that moves to reopen national parks are being made without needed health safety measures to protect tribal members or park visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Maricopa County ranks No. 2 for potential census undercount, report says

PHOENIX – Low self-response rates and other factors will be a major issue for underserved communities in the 2020 census, which already is underway.


2020 census: Middle Easterners and North Africans don’t fit the box

PHOENIX – For one historically underrepresented group in the United States, the 2020 census was supposed to be their chance to finally have their voices heard. Until it wasn’t.


Thanksgiving travelers told to expect record-breaking passenger numbers

WASHINGTON - A total of 55 million people are expected to travel over the 12-day Thanksgiving travel season, with 31.6 million of them taking to the skies, both increases over last year. Busiest will be the day before Thanksgiving and the Sunday after - which could set a one-day record of 3.1 million fliers.

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Arizona school districts can’t find enough bus drivers

PHOENIX – On any given school day, Mesa Public Schools, the largest school district in Arizona, is short about 80 bus drivers. Glendale, Payson and Prescott school districts have confirmed shortages as well.


Even as they adapt to life in Peru, Venezuelans dream of returning home

Many of the 700,000 Venezuelans who moved to Peru in recent years dream of returning home, which could slow their integration into Peruvian society. Even though Spanish is spoken in both countries, there are many differences between the nations..


Hearing climate change: An Arizona researcher’s quest to understand climate through sound

PHOENIX – Garth Paine, who co-leads Arizona State’s Acoustic Ecology Lab, studies how sounds can help understand the environment and potentially help predict climate change.


How the sounds around you could be a harbinger of climate change

PHOENIX – An Arizona State University professor uses sound to help understand the environment, which potentially could help predict climate change.


A different border crisis

NOGALES – For many along the border, the real crisis isn’t security or immigration, it’s wastewater flowing under and over the boundary. The four U.S. states along the southern border are dealing with an aging system that no one wants to pay the millions needed to fix.


Venezuelans in Peru worry that media’s focus on crime spurs lies, hatred

As Peru works to take in more than 700,000 migrants from Venezuela, social media stokes unwarranted fears of crime and violence.


‘The cellphone does everything’: Smartphones, internet access are key tools of 21st century migration

Cellphones and internet access are key tools for the hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan refugees who are fleeing violence and poverty.