By Courtney Columbus | Monday, Feb. 6, 2017
KAYENTA – Electrical power lines are nowhere in sight from Helen Salazar’s home. She lives on a dirt road in Monument Valley, part of the Navajo Nation. Throughout her life, Salazar has adapted to the challenges of living in a remote, off-grid home.
By Taylor Notah | Friday, Jan. 27, 2017
PHOENIX – With President Donald Trump's executive order to move forward with construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall, people across the country are turning their gazes south. Cronkite News journalists report from communities on both sides of the border. Here is a gallery of photos from their travels.
By Courtney Columbus | Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016
PHOENIX – After holding the position of Maricopa County Sheriff for more than two decades, Joe Arpaio has lost his seat to Democrat Paul Penzone. The Associated Press declared Penzone the winner Tuesday night.
By Courtney Columbus | Monday, Nov. 7, 2016
PHOENIX — Elvira Guadarrama colored a sign while sitting on a folding chair near the Maricopa County Elections Department.
By Courtney Columbus | Monday, Oct. 31, 2016
PHOENIX - Ismael, a 46-year-old undocumented immigrant, accepted an offer of sanctuary from a north Phoenix church shortly after he received his deportation letter in August 2015.
By Courtney Columbus | Monday, Oct. 17, 2016
PHOENIX - For Tara Mason, the impacts of addiction to opioids and other drugs on the White Earth Nation in Minnesota hit close to home.
By Courtney Columbus and Andres Guerra Luz | Friday, Oct. 14, 2016
Lake Michigan to Catherine Hollowell and her tribe isn't just a vital source of clean water.
By Katherine Decker | Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016
With the presidential election in November, immigration has been one of the most talked-about issues. Cronkite News wants to know how immigration affects you.
By Courtney Columbus | Monday, Oct. 10, 2016
Sen. John McCain and Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick said they both could work through the gridlock in Washington, but they parted ways on health care, immigration and the economy in a debate Monday for the Senate seat McCain has held for five terms.
By Jessica Suerth | Friday, Oct. 7, 2016
WASHINGTON - Saturday was supposed to be the most special day in the lives of Jason Samuels and Courtney Singer, who were set to get married at Singer's family home in Charleston, South Carolina.
By Courtney Columbus | Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016
PHOENIX – As a child, Renae Yellowhorse chased birds through the sagebrush on the Navajo reservation along the edge of the Grand Canyon.
By Courtney Columbus and Claire Roney | Monday, Sept. 26, 2016
TEMPE - Longtime Phoenix activist Rev. Jarrett Maupin led about 50 protesters across the Mill Avenue Bridge in Tempe on Monday, blocking traffic in what Maupin said was a protest of two police shootings of African-Americans in Arizona.