The price of a barrel of U.S. crude oil has plummeted by more than 50 percent since June 2014. U.S. producers claim that they're at a competitive disadvantage because they're restricted to selling their oil domestically at a time when they desperately need new markets abroad.
September 30, 2015
The search for new water sources is never-ending for growing cities in the desert Southwest. Rivers and underground aquifers are proving insufficient, so cities are turning to options that were once unthinkable — like "toilet to tap" recycling.
September 28, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio took the stand again for an hour Thursday in the contempt of court proceedings against him.
When the contempt of court proceedings against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio resume Tuesday, the sheriff's former lawyer Tim Casey is expected to be called as a witness.
A United States Border Patrol agent has been charged by a federal grand jury with second degree murder in the cross-border shooting death of a Mexican teenager. The indictment could set a precedent for how similar cases are handled in the future.
The courtroom was packed Thursday morning as a host of lawyers and community members filed in for the first day of contempt of court proceedings against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio after a five month recess.
Court testimony on Friday in the contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio revealed the sheriff’s office improperly used federal drug interdiction funds to pay the confidential informant who tried to link the judge in the case in a conspiracy with the U.S. Department of Justice.
Sept. 25 marks two years since the Democratic Republic of Congo halted all intercountry adoptions. Some 400 U.S. families whose adoptions have been approved by the DRC anxiously await exit permits. A Flagstaff family has spent tens of thousands of dollars to bring one little girl home.
Five months after the first round of civil contempt of court hearings against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio concluded in April, the proceedings will resume again on Thursday.
The Border Enforcement Accountability, Oversight and Community Engagement Act prioritizes complaints by the public against U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which includes Border Patrol and officers at the nation's ports of entry.
The US has fortified the border with Mexico since 9-11 largely in the name of thwarting terrorism. But some security experts believe there’s a greater potential threat of terrorists entering the US from the northern border with Canada than from across the border with Mexico.
After 42 days, the management company that operates Tucson’s bus system finally came to an agreement with the transit workers union. Now the union and city leaders are grappling with how to prevent future strikes.
The U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday a proposed $940 million landmark settlement with Native American tribes over contract shortfalls.
Navajo President Russell Begaye called on Congress Wednesday to hold the Environmental Protection Agency responsible for last month’s mine spill and provide compensation for the hundreds of Navajo farmers and ranchers affected.
A group photo showing women soldiers breastfeeding their babies at a military base in El Paso went viral this week. In the picture ten mothers in camouflage uniforms hold ten hungry babies to their chests.