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For now, no border wall will split Cocopah reservation along the Colorado River

TUSCON – The Cocopah Indian Tribe has lived along the river delta for centuries.


Cheers and jeers: Trump supporters, opponents gear up for his Phoenix rally

PHOENIX – President Trump will rally supporters Wednesday night at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.


He was a robber, she sold drugs; only one can get help with school

WASHINGTON - The American Opportunity Tax Credit lets people, including former inmates, claim a credit for college education expenses - unless they were convicted of a drug crime. Lawmakers are trying to lift that ban, saying someone jailed for drugs should not be denied benefits a murder can get.


Out of sight is out of mind: Small communities struggle in the shadow of larger disasters

OSO, Wash. – Communities devastated by smaller disasters receive a fraction of the national attention and the funding.


K-12 teachers learn ways to bring Native American history and traditions to the classroom

PHOENIX – Native American history, culture and art were the focus of the Heard Museum’s second annual Teacher Institute.


Tucson’s Benedictine Monastery more than just a shelter for migrant families

TUCSON – The Casa Alitas shelter at the Benedictine Monastery in Tucson provides transportation, medical care and guidance for migrants claiming asylum in the United States.


In the land of coal, Navajo Nation looks to renewable energy

FLAGSTAFF – The Navajo Tribe has long been dependent on coal for good jobs, but its leaders now are embracing renewable energy sources, including solar.


Arizonans travel to D.C. for ‘powerful and electrifying’ Women’s March

WASHINGTON - The crowd was smaller and the emotions may have been less raw, but for thousands who turned out Saturday for the Women's March in Washington the event was still "powerful and electrifying," as one Arizona resident put it. It was echoed by "sister" marches around the country.


Same record, different culture: On heels of bowl loss, ASU players optimistic

LAS VEGAS – Even after ASU’s loss in Las Vegas Bowl, players are confident football culture is better in Tempe.


Challenges to law could redefine Native American foster care, adoptions

PHOENIX - The Indian Child Welfare Act is designed to keep Native American children in Native families and communities, and in touch with their heritaage, but 40 years after its passage the law faces rising numbers of legal challenges and a critical courtroom loss.


Pulling no punches: 14-year-old girl aspires to be first Navajo boxer to win Olympics

CHINLE, Ariz. – Mariah Bahe dreams of becoming the first Navajo boxer to win Olympic medal.


Do you have what it takes? FBI invites reporters to work out with agents for a day

PHOENIX – The FBI invited media members to participate in their fitness test, one of the tests FBI applicants must pass in order to get hired by the Bureau.