The laws that govern our region’s rivers and reservoirs can be tough to wrap your mind around. But art, as seen in one painter’s depiction of the Colorado River, can create an emotional connection that helps people understand what’s at stake.
WASHINGTON - Maternal death rates more than doubled over the past 20 years in the U.S., with Black and Indigenous women continuing to see mortality rates that far exceeded other groups - a pattern that was repeated in Arizona, according to a recent study.
PHOENIX – Protesters gathered at the state Capitol Thursday to challenge the attacks by Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne’s on Arizona’s dual language programs.
EL PASO, Texas – A humanitarian matchup of medical, shelter and government workers reach out to try to help some of the thousands of migrants who cross into El Paso from its municipal twin, Ciudad Juárez in Chihuahua, Mexico. El Paso city officials estimate that an average 250 people daily – up to 1,000 daily during surges – make their way from half a dozen countries, mainly from South America.
PHOENIX – La empresa Phoenix ElectraTect está creando un detector de marihuana para ayudar a los usuarios de marihuana medicinal y a las fuerzas del orden a medir de manera más precisa los niveles de deterioro causados por el THC, el principal componente psicoactivo de la marihuana.
PHOENIX – After feeling singled out in classrooms, many people with dyslexia are turning to sports at a young age and finding peace on the playing field.
PHOENIX – Phoenix company ElectraTect is creating a marijuana Breathalyzer to help medical marijuana users and law enforcement better gauge impairment levels from THC, the major psychoactive component in marijuana.
PHOENIX – It has been nearly 19 years to date since the tragic death of former Arizona State and Cardinals football star Pat Tillman. Since then, those close to him have honored his legacy through an annual run to raise money for active duty scholars and their spouses.
PHOENIX – In Arizona, 22 federally recognized tribes inhabit nearly every region of the state, but the Hia-Ced O’odham community isn’t one of them. Some members are working to change that, and others believe it may be too difficult to achieve.
PHOENIX – Cronkite News is changing the name of one of our main topics – Indian Country – to Indigenous Communities. The reason: The term Indigenous is viewed by many as more inclusive.
PHOENIX – Imelda Hartley dijo que pasó por momentos duros, como la violación a la que fue sometida a los 12 años a manos de un amigo de la familia. Perdió la custodia de sus hijos dos veces, todo por las mentiras de terceros que, según ella, buscaban verla destruida. Pero Hartley salió victoriosa y busca contagiar su empoderamiento a otros.
GLENDALE, Calif. – The warm glow of neon is being preserved in cities like Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Casa Grande, Arizona. Some find it soothing reminders of yesteryear. Others just get a laugh out of some of it.