KYKOTSMOVI – Access to VA health care has been a challenge for Native Americans for decades, and they suffer some of the worst health outcomes. Now, advocates are hoping a new law could expand health care for Native American veterans.
PHOENIX – Scientists at Arizona State University and the USGS Astrogeology Science Center in Flagstaff are working on a new Mars rover that they hope will be the first to bring samples back to Earth.
TIJUANA, Baja California, Mexico – Vietnam Veteran Richard Avila returned from Asia addicted to drugs and was discharged from the Marines after being arrested for drug possession. After many run-ins with the law, he was deported in 1996, but returned multiple times and eventually served three years in federal prison before being deported a final time.
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TIJUANA, Baja California, Mexico – Yolanda Varona, who helps run The Bunker in Tijuana, was deported to Mexico in January 2010 without the chance to say goodbye to her children. Varona founded a support group for deported mothers, like herself, who have been separated from their children in the U.S.
TIJUANA, Baja California, Mexico – U.S. veterans deported to Mexico find resources with the Deported Veterans Support House in Tijuana, run by Hector Barajas-Varela, who joined the U.S. Army at age 17.
PHOENIX – When most people throughout the county adjust their watches, Arizona doesn’t. Why doesn’t Arizona participate in daylight saving time?
PHOENIX – Changes to federal public charge policy set to take effect on Oct. 15, have been blocked by a judge in New York. Arizona advocates are working to spread the word to immigrant families.
PHOENIX – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will again process deferred action requests for humanitarian reasons, reversing the agency’s decision to kill the program.
PHOENIX – No further changes will be made to Arizona’s sex education classes, the Board of Education decided Monday.
ARCOSANTI – A reflection of 50 years of experimentation at the world renowned urban laboratory Arcosanti, and where the project will go next.
PHOENIX – Postpartum depression affects up to 1 in 7 new mothers. Zulresso, an expensive new FDA-approved drug, may help combat this.