Arizona

Navajo Nation seal
A former chapter manager on the Navajo Nation faces 86 tribal criminal charges for stealing more than $1 million.
May 26, 2017
An artist's rendering shows a concept of a proposed pedestrian processing facility at the San Luis, AZ, port of entry.
The federal government would pay to overhaul the port of entry in San Luis under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for next year.
May 26, 2017
Ruelas Torres trafficking organization
The U.S. Treasury Department froze the assets Wednesday of a Mexican drug trafficking ring that is accused of selling heroin in the United States.
May 24, 2017
A high level official of the previous administration to govern the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora was arrested Monday in Tucson.
May 23, 2017
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
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.
May 19, 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
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.
May 18, 2017
The dream of a unified North American electricity grid could not have been contemplated until Mexico's electricity market was opened to foreign companies in 2014. Today larger scale volumes of electricity are flowing in both directions across the Mexico-United States border with implications for prices in both nations.
May 17, 2017
Finalists for a proposed wall along the U.S. Mexico border advanced last week, setting the stage for testing of different wall prototypes to begin this summer.
May 16, 2017

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