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Final 100 miles of the Colorado highlight how badly the river is overtaxed

SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico – By the time the Colorado River reaches the border with Mexico, it’s pretty much spent. Ninety percent of the river’s water is used in the U.S., which has dramatic effects on northern Mexico.

Venezuelan artists strive to survive, make a difference in Peru

Talented Venezuelan migrants in Peru share their stories about trying to earn a living through art.

Keel: State of Native nations ‘strong,’ but feds need to do their part

WASHINGTON - Tribal leaders Monday called on federal lawmakers to avoid another government shutdown, saying the 35-day shutdown that ended in January was felt across Indian Country, hitting everything from housing to tribes' efforts at economic development.

From Justin Verlander to Jake Owen, celebrities showcase their skills at Phoenix Open Pro-Am

SCOTTSDALE – The WMPO brought together various celebrities and professionals to participate in the 2019 Annexus Pro-Am

March madness: Arizonans head to Washington for busy weekend of demonstrations

WASHINGTON - Arizonans Miguel Valladares and Amanda Blackhorse are in Washington this weekend to march for a cause.But not the same cause. And not the same march.They are among thousands packing the city for three major marches in two days, followed by Monday's MLK Day parade.

Appeals court rejects Democrats’ challenge to Arizona’s voting laws

WASHINGTON - A divided federal appeals court rejected Democratic challenges to two Arizona voting laws, upholding a lower court that said the rules put a minimal burden on voters and there was no evidence they were aimed at minority voters.

After seven weeks apart in Arizona, migrant family reunited in D.C.

WASHINGTON - With a bouquet of roses and open arms, Miguel Calix waited nervously at Washington-Reagan National airport for his wife, daughter and stepdaughter to arrive on a flight from Phoenix, where they had been separated and detained after trying to cross the border and seek asylum from Honduras.

Your vote, your voice: What do you want in election coverage?

Politics are confusing. Help us design the perfect political affairs show to change that by taking part in a crowd-sourced project that will help us make relevant, easy-to-understand Arizona political news coverage.

Swinging for the fences: Chandler bat company finds it way to major leagues

With Major League Baseball back in action, the crack of a wooden bat returns as one of the soundtracks of summer. Some of that sound is courtesy of Valley-based Zinger Bats. The company provides bats for all levels of baseball, including the major leagues.

Immigration poem wins Mesa Community College student a trip to national competition

Jacobo Perez, a Mesa Community College English major, won first place in poetry for his poem, "How to Cross the Border Illegally or How to Make Tamales de Rajas," in the Maricopa Community College District Creative Writing Competition. His poem is about the people who cross the U.S.-Mexico border and the stories they rarely tell.

Ryan Zinke, tribal leaders discuss solutions to Native American opioid epidemic

Ryan Zinke came to Arizona to meet with tribal leaders to discuss solutions for opioid crisis, which affects Native Americans on a high scale.

Tempe opens low-income housing targeted to veterans, families

Tempe opened a 50-unit development, Valor on Eighth near downtown that has been leased to 45 low-income residents, including 13 veterans and their families.