Almost 70 percent of Navajo children have untreated tooth decay, according to a recent University of Colorado study. That’s three times higher than the national average. The study blames a lack of access, saying there aren’t enough dentists for the largest tribe in the country.
February 24, 2015
The decline in the price of crude oil is exacerbating an existing problem; theft of crude oil, tanks, pumps and tools from the nation's highest producing oilfield, the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico. And it turns out that in at least one cases, stolen material was smuggled to northern Mexico.
February 25, 2015
Attorneys representing immigrant families detained in Texas report the federal government has started setting bonds that would allow their clients to be released. But they argue the bond amount is set too high.
The 12-year-old girl from Ecuador hung herself last March at a migrant shelter in the Mexican border city of Juárez. Authorities are now saying she was sexually abused days before her death.
PHOENIX - Department of Homeland Security employees are preparing for a possible shut down of their agency. It’s due to a partisan fight over the president’s executive actions on immigration.
A federal district judge in Washington D.C. issued an injunction Friday that prevents the Department of Homeland Security from detaining immigrant families on the basis that it deters future illegal border crossings.
The decline in the price of crude oil is exacerbating an existing problem; theft of crude oil, tanks, pumps and tools from the nation's highest producing oilfield, the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico. And it turns out that in at least one cases, stolen material was smuggled to northern Mexico.
A helicopter airlifted 20 Northern Arizona University students and staff who were stranded in snow near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon Tuesday afternoon.
Federal and local law enforcement officers discovered a cross-border, underground drug smuggling tunnel in Naco, Arizona, on Tuesday. Agents were alerted to the tunnel after a truck was found carrying more than two tons of marijuana outside of Bisbee.
Almost 70 percent of Navajo children have untreated tooth decay, according to a recent University of Colorado study. That’s three times higher than the national average. The study blames a lack of access, saying there aren’t enough dentists for the largest tribe in the country.
The federal government has taken the first step in its efforts to reverse a Texas judge’s ruling that blocked the president’s executive actions on immigration. The Obama administration is asking the judge to put his ruling on hold while the case is appealed.
A Texas border county is refusing to accept federally initiated cases at two U.S. Border Patrol internal checkpoints. This means federal prosecutors must decide which cases that were once prosecuted on the state level will now be litigated by the federal government.
Arizona Superintendent Diane Douglas visited schools in Southern Arizona this week. She dropped in on a history class in Tucson with district superintendent H.T. Sanchez. This is the second time the two officials have met to discuss the district’s violation of a state law that bans ethnic studies.
Moises Acosta founded an education center focused on teaching kids about the life cycle of the monarch butterfly. He's continued his efforts despite a threat against his work.
America's growing love for avocados may be harming the fragile habitat of the monarch butterfly, whose winter home is in the forests of central Mexico.