LOS ANGELES – Napa Valley wineries have combated smoke taint, coronavirus restrictions and wildfire destruction in 2020, requiring experts to look at the future of wine and the impacts of climate change.
WASHINGTON - A federal judge late Tuesday blocked a steep increase in application fees set to take effect Friday for people seeking U.S. citizenship, an increase that advocates feared would have locked many immigrants out.
Next Generation: Grappling with loss of life and connection, Native youth transform into the leaders of tomorrow
PHOENIX – With COVID-19 disproportionately affecting tribal nations, Native youth are stepping up to help others, preserve their culture and start the healing process.
Children with disabilities are more likely to enter the juvenile justice system because of harsh school disciplinary practices.
New initiatives to protect the homeless from COVID-19 are the pandemic’s silver lining, providing a roadmap for better medical care, addiction treatment and housing.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said it is making "drastic cuts" that will affect all agency services, including naturalizations, in order to avoid furloughs of nearly 70% of its workforce at the end of this month.
As a child in the United States, justice depends on where you live, the color of your skin, which police officer arrests you, or which judge, prosecutor or probation officer happens to be involved in the case. Juvenile courts across the country processed nearly 750,000 in 2018 and about 200,000 of these were removed from home and locked away.
PHOENIX – In King County, Iziah Reedy was sent to a seminar after getting caught with a gun. In Phoenix, he was sent to jail for getting caught with stolen sneakers. His story exemplifies the differences in the juvenile justice system.
Right now, there is no reliable way to predict where the next potential coronavirus outbreak will be. But many western states are looking to get a handle on the disease by diving into the sewer.
Cronkite News compiled responses and efforts from Navajo Nation president Jonathan Nez and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix water-investment company Greenstone stands to make millions if state and federal regulators approve the transfer of water rights from La Paz County land it owns to fast growing Queen Creek. Critics call the deal a start down a slippery slope as urban areas of the state attract more and more people during a long term drought.
PHOENIX – The Sierra Club announced it has joined the Center for Biological Diversity and a number of other conservation groups in two lawsuits to protect the San Pedro River, one of the last undammed rivers in the Southwest.