Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020
PHOENIX – Study finds that participating in intense sports and other outdoor activities is an effective alternative treatment for PTSD.
By Jessica Myers | Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020
WASHINGTON - A federal judge has overturned environmental permits for the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine, saying the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to consider the mine's impact on several endangered species in the Santa Rita Mountains.
By Joshua Gerard Gargiulo | Friday, Jan. 17, 2020
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Friday affirmed the convictions of two Mexican men in the 2010 murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, who was killed in a gun battle near Rio Rico.
By Harrison Mantas | Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020
WASHINGTON - They may have turned out the lights, but the party's not over at the Navajo Generating Station and Kayenta coal mine. The facilities' owners face years of decommissioning and cleanup and possible decades of environmental monitoring of the sites, which closed for good this fall.
By James Carr | Friday, Dec. 20, 2019
PHOENIX – Two hydroelectric storage projects are being proposed for the Little Colorado River and environmental activists as well as the Hopi Tribe, and the Navajo Nation, are opposed.
By Harrison Mantas | Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
PHOENIX - A federal appeals court panel grappled Friday with how - or why - convicted Navajo double-murderer Lezmond Mitchell could question jurors from his trial 16 years ago about possible racial bias in their deliberations.
By Jordan Evans | Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
LA JOLLA, Calif. – Researchers with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography have created a new scale to characterize atmospheric rivers, based upon their intensity and potential impacts.
By Chelsea Hofmann | Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019
WINDOW ROCK – Cronkite News reporters Jordan Elder and Chelsea Hofmann traveled to the capital of the Navajo Nation to find out what citizens there thought about the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
By Wissam Melhem | Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019
WASHINGTON - The House Judiciary Committee ended a daylong hearing into possible articles of impeachment Wednesday against President Donald Trump with bitter partisan sparring, and Arizona lawmakers on the panel largely followed suit.
By Harrison Mantas | Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump authorized creation of an eight-member panel of federal officials Tuesday to coordinate the federal response to the problem of murdered and missing indigenous women.
By Harrison Mantas | Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019
WASHINGTON - The Navajo Nation said Tuesday it is canceling indemnity agreements for the Navajo Transitional Energy Co., fearing the tribe's finances could be "placed in a state of uncertainty" by the company's recent purchase of three coal mines.
By Harrison Mantas | Friday, Nov. 8, 2019
WASHINGTON - The Navajo Generating Station will shut down for good in a matter of days, the plant's owners said, , once the plant burns through its remaining supply of coal. It's the final chapter in a two-year fight to save the aging plant, the affiliated Kayenta coal mine and their hundreds of jobs,