Access to safe drinking water will be the subject of a hearing Friday by an international human rights commission in Washington, D.C. Among the participants are representatives from the Navajo Nation.
October 23, 2015
Isaac and Blake
The introduction of formula led many women to stop breastfeeding in the 1950s and '60s. It’s taken decades, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says breastfeeding rates are on the rise.
October 06, 2015
September is a popular month for exploring northern Arizona’s forests and canyons. Turns out it’s also a popular time to get lost. The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to more than 35 search and rescue calls in 20 days.
September 28, 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
Navajo officials have called for a state of emergency following a recent string of suicides. Tribal and health officials have met this week to discuss how to address the problem.
September 24, 2015
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.
September 16, 2015
Erin Brockovich spoke to a crowd gathered at Shiprock High School about taking a stand. She said all it takes is one person.
September 09, 2015
A coalition of Texas clinics fighting strict state abortion rules appealed to the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The clinics argue the state is intentionally limiting access to abortion for millions of women.
September 03, 2015
The town of Douglas, on the Arizona-Mexico border, recently lost its hospital and the ripple effect is evident: job loss, emergency services overwhelmed, and people worried about their safety.
September 01, 2015
Navajo farm
The Navajo farming authority has shut down irrigation for the rest of the season because of its concerns over contamination.
August 11, 2015


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