WASHINGTON - An intraparty threat to censure Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is on hold for now, but progressives who called for the vote said they achieved their goal of putting the freshman Democrat on notice over her voting record.
WASHINGTON - Farming, real estate and manufacturing representatives applauded as EPA and Army officials moved to end an Obama-era rule that expanded waters subject to regulation - a move environmental groups warned would mean virtually no protection for the nation's waterways - especially in the West.
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled that an Arizona death-row inmate should have another chance to prove his attorney did not fully investigate evidence of his intellectual disabilities in his trial for a 1989 Phoenix double-murder.
WASHINGTON - The Trump Administration violated federal law when it diverted funds for national park improvements toward keeping places like Grand Canyon National Park open during the last government shutdown, a new report from the Government Accountability Office said.
WASHINGTON - Hunting groups are applauding new federal rules that create longer seasons, extend hours and expand methods for hunting and taking different types of game on 1.4 millino acres of national wildlife refuges.- more than half of that land in Arizona.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers suspended a Clean Water Act permit for the proposed Rosemont copper mine site in southern Arizona, the latest development in more than a decade of legal challenges from tribes and environmental groups.
ELFIN FOREST, Calif. – Some places burn and flood repeatedly. We’re building homes there anyway.
As more Venezuelans fleeing the economic and political crisis in their homeland arrive daily in Peru, the Peruvian government readily acknowledges it can’t keep up with the applications for temporary or permanent residency.
The Peruvian labor market is being transformed by an influx of more than 700,000 Venezuelans, a number that could double by year’s end.
As Peru works to take in more than 700,000 migrants from Venezuela, social media stokes unwarranted fears of crime and violence.
PHOENIX - The Indian Child Welfare Act is designed to keep Native American children in Native families and communities, and in touch with their heritaage, but 40 years after its passage the law faces rising numbers of legal challenges and a critical courtroom loss.