A central pivot irrigation system sprinkles hundreds of gallons of water over a field of oats
For decades, colleges in Arizona have received a steady stream of Mexican students seeking to complete doctoral degrees in science and math. Initially, the Mexican government sent them as an effort to boost the number of scientists in that country. But now, Arizona colleges recruit them as one way to keep up their graduate enrollment.
May 22, 2017
Top U.S. and Mexico officials met in Washington on Thursday
The top U.S. trade official formally notified Congress on Thursday of the Trump administration’s intention to renegotiation the North American Free Trade Agreement, meaning official talks could begin as early as mid-August.
May 18, 2017
I Dont Konform
A Navajo heavy metal band is releasing its first album May 27. They call themselves “I Dont Konform.” And unless you live on the reservation you probably haven’t heard of them. But they recently got the attention of one of the most sought-after producers in the world.
Bears Ears
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is accepting public comments on a review of 22 national monuments for 60 days. But for Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah he's giving people only 15 days.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto vowed to increase protections for journalists after the killing of a respected crime reporter in the northern state of Sinaloa drew international attention to the country this week
Since the beginning of the administration of Donald Trump, Mexico and the United States have held plenty of meetings behind closed doors, most of them to discuss trade and immigration. But this time, both governments plan to get together and work on a strategy to fight organized crime.
Misael Perez
Misael Perez felt stifled by the walls of his own apartment on a recent Friday afternoon.
Taide Elena
A U.S. Border Patrol agent charged with murder in a cross-border shooting case in Arizona has told a judge that his alleged victim was involved in trafficking drugs across the border the night he died.
The lawyer for a Mesa man deported Thursday said Immigration and Customs Enforcement lied to him when officials repeatedly promised not to arrest his client.
A government contractor has finished construction of a new border wall along the international boundary near Naco, Arizona.
A federal judge has set a date for early October for the jury trial of a former Border Patrol agent accused of shooting a boy across the border in Mexico.
When it comes to oil, Mexico is a major business partner to the U.S., and American investors are even looking into Mexico’s expanding energy market. But recent violent clashes in Mexico’s black market oil could affect those investments.
Mexico election
Mexico will elect a new president next year. Although President Trump has temporarily delayed withdrawing the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, continued uncertainty over NAFTA and Trump's plans for a border wall are roiling Mexican politics.
NHA home
The Navajo president has called for the removal of the Navajo Housing Authority leadership. He said they’ve mismanaged funds and failed to provide sufficient homes for a tribe living in mostly overcrowded and impoverished conditions.
Ann Scott email
National conservative groups have encouraged college students to expose their professors’ liberal agendas. Once students out them on social media, a large network launches an online attack. At least four Arizona professors recently have become the targets of such smear campaigns.