WASHINGTON – The Trail of Tears, the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation to Oklahoma, was one of the most inhumane policy implementations in American history – but it was not an isolated incident.
PHOENIX – Arizona nonprofit Soldier’s Best Friend adopts dogs from local shelters and trains them along with veterans with PTSD or traumatic brain injury to become service dogs.
WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden has promised to roll back many Trump administration immigration policies - but he's got his work cut out for him.
PHOENIX – The Affordable Care Act expanded the number of Americans covered by private or public health insurance, but also included a number of provisions specific to Indian Country. As the Supreme Court considers a potential repeal, Indian Country watches and waits.
WASHINGTON - County recorders say they do not expect problems - in fact, they believe Arizona is in better shape than most states - but are trying to tamp down expectations in light of what could be record-breaking turnout for a highly emotional campaign.
PHOENIX – Arizonans are more concerned with climate change and the environment this year, and it may affect their candidate choice in the election.
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.