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Homeland Security is rolling out a series of digital towers along the U.S.-Mexico border. It’s part of a plan to secure the border that started in Arizona. Now the effectiveness of the towers is being questioned.
Aljojuca lagoon in the central Mexican state of Puebla
Eight students from Northern Arizona University and the National Autonomous University of Mexico are studying volcanoes in central Mexico to better understand the "plumbing" of monogenetic volcanoes.
Navajo Nation seal
The Navajo Nation is considering buying Colorado ranchland that contains two mountains the tribe believes to be sacred.
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Arizona health care providers are concerned that Congress is considering health care reform that would have devastating impacts on the state’s most vulnerable populations.
Emergency service agencies are constantly looking for new technologies to get the word out about major events affecting residents. But when it comes to the monsoons in Arizona, old technology is still the most trusted.
The U.S. and Mexico are getting ready for the first round of discussions of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
The U.S. Border Patrol is about to begin a hiring surge for thousands of agents and it’s planning to spend millions of dollars to bring them on board.
What do an American steakhouse and a Mexican taquería have in common? It’s all about the meat. Mexico is one of the main markets for American beef, while the U.S. is the main buyer of Mexican steaks.
Tribal headstone
The Pioneer Cemetery is the final resting place for 400 explorers, scientists and Native Americans who made the Grand Canyon what it is today. And after almost a century, it’s at capacity. No more new plots. Some people aren’t too happy about that.
The U.S. government is now prosecuting people who cross the border illegally the first time. It’s a program that the Trump Administration vowed to implement earlier this year.
Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon National Park has come up with a new plan for how to handle river operations. This comes 16 months after a federal investigation exposed a long pattern of sexual harassment.
Rick Perry
Secretary of energy Rick Perry will visit Mexico City today. Mexico and the U.S. have a tight energy relationship.
border crossing in the southwest
Immigration advocates filed a class action lawsuit Wednesday alleging that the Trump administration is violating the law by turning away people seeking asylum at the U.S-Mexico border.
Arizona is finding itself in the middle of a race for an increase in shipping revenue from Mexico. The neighboring state of Sonora is preparing for a massive round of new trade with China. At the same time, Texas is competing for Arizona's most popular trade routes into northern Mexico.
Huey Tzompantli
Archaeologists have unearthed some hidden treasures in downtown Mexico City from the Aztec era and from the period when the United States invaded Mexico.

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