In the Southwest, the endangered Mexican gray wolf has struggled to thrive. To help boost their population the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to substantially expand the area where they can release new wolves into the wild.
August 19, 2014
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The recent wave of Central American families and children coming across the border has prompted outrage from some Arizonans, while it’s tugged at the heart strings of others.
The arrest of an undocumented Latino immigrant by Border Patrol brought human rights activists to the streets and to the Tucson Police Department.
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz visited the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico on Wednesday. He asked for the public's patience as the investigation into the cause of the leak continues.
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A seventh suspect in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has been charged in the slaying that is at the center of a scandal over a botched U.S. gun-smuggling probe known as Operation Fast and Furious.
For the first time Northern Arizona University researchers have linked uranium exposure to skin cancer. And one sub-population is especially at risk.
Arizona scientists have produced two different types of maps that take our understanding of Mars to a whole new level.
The Catholic population continues to grow in the United States, but the number of priests has been declining for decades. To fill this gap dioceses are increasingly inviting priests from around the world to serve their congregations.
Clinics in El Paso and McAllen shut their doors, unable to meet new stricter state requirements. Now a legal team will challenge those rules in court.
President Barack Obama awarded 22 people National Medals of Arts and Humanities earlier this week. One of the honorees was the elusive Flagstaff visual artist James Turrell.
Another one of the five men accused of the murdering a Border Patrol agent has been extradited from Mexico to appear in federal court in Tucson.
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