Hands, heart and feet: Havasupai children write letters urging Trump to ban canyon mining
The Village of Supai, located inside the Grand Canyon, believes that its water supply will be affected by a uranium mine that sits above its watershed. The tribe is now working to try to stop mine production.
Democrat who lost Tuesday primary for Congress eyes August do-over
WASHINGTON - Even before losing the Democratic primary in the special election to replace former Rep. Trent Franks, Brianna Westbrook had her sights set on a fall primary when the seat will be up again. Hours after Tuesday's loss, she said she already has 800 petition signatures for an August bid.
Art worlds connect at Arizona-Mexico border event
The Binational Border Residency facilitated an event where artists, dancers and residents from Mexico and Arizona converged at the border fence.
Phoenix DACA recipients and advocates uncertain about SCOTUS decision
Today the United States Supreme Court declined to hear the case of Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of University of California. This was President Donald J. Trump administration's request to bypass the liberal-leaning federal appeals court to end the DACA program on March 5.
Court proceedings continue after arrests of No More Deaths volunteers
Since the arrest of nine No More Deaths volunteers, the tension between the advocacy group, Border Patrol, and the desert land management along the U.S.-Mexico border has turned No More Deaths' 15-year winning streak in court now on its head.
Art in motion: South Phoenix light-rail extension will include 11 cultural art installations
Valley Metro and the City of Phoenix asked community members to select 14 artists nationwide to create 11 art installations for the South Phoenix light rail extension.
ASU professor’s STEM initiative puts Phoenix, Egyptian students in the same virtual classroom
The Leadership Through Problem-Based Learning Initiative is a STEM program available to young women at Xavier College Preparatory, a Catholic all-girls high school in Phoenix, and Al Farouk Islamic Language School in Cairo who problem-solve with real-world biology and physics problems.
No More Deaths volunteers arrested as group accuses Border Patrol of destroying humanitarian aid
No More Deaths, an immigrant advocacy group that leaves water and aid supplies along desert routes for undocumented migrants trying to cross the border, alleges that Border Patrol agents have dumped thousands of gallons of water left for crossers in the past few years.
Valley DACA recipients react to federal judge’s decision on program
PHOENIX - A federal judge’s late night decision on DACA stirred up mixed reactions from recipients in the Valley.
Mixed feelings on NAFTA in Mexico as talks on pact continue
QUERETARO, Mexico - While some in Mexico are pushing the benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Mexican critics of the treaty say it’s time for their government to take a hard look at its shortcomings.
Black women and community members march for unity in Phoenix
PHOENIX - On an empty lot at the corner of 13th and Jefferson Streets, community members and leaders gathered Saturday for a march under the hot Valley sun. The theme was the empowerment of African-American women.
Arizona expert tells panel Equifax breach could be worse than thought
WASHINGTON - A Senate committee Wednesday chastised the former head of Equifax for a data breach that exposed financial data of as many as 143 million Americans to hackers - a number that one Arizona expert said could be even higher.