State officials will monitor threats of terrorism or illegal immigration, ranging from six miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border to roughly south of Tucson. If the threat seems real, the agency would warn the public.
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Called "El Mundo Extraño" (a sidebar showcase that translates as The Strange World) will feature horror and science fiction films, plus supernatural stories. Filmmakers hope to find a distributor to share their work with a wider audience.
'Lower Valley' or 'Mission Valley' in South El Paso County near the U.S.-Mexico border has a rich history as an active smuggling corridor for drugs and people. It is now getting a reputation as an area with many corrupt public officials.
The Theodore Roosevelt School in Ft. Apache, Arizona was a U.S. Army fort converted into a boarding school that sought to assimilate American Indians. A historian says many Native Americans would rather forget the school.
Newly wealthy tribes are buying private land and asking the federal government to add it to their reservations, making it sovereign Indian territory. The consequence: local governments stand to lose vital tax revenue.
The Department of Defense wants to know how warmer temperatures, forest fires and water shortages could affect military operations. And they’ve sought the help of the University of Arizona to be better prepared.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio questioned the validity of President Obama's birth certificate at press conference Thursday. The sheriff's critics blasted the presentation, which took place during an election year and amid a federal investigation into civil rights allegations in Arpaio's department.
Property near the Rio Grande River now sits empty. Whether reality or perception, the conversation abruptly ends when potential buyers learn the land is on the river's banks. The issue: the drug violence next door.
Every student in the McAllen Independent School District district is about to get an iPad or iPod Touch that will replace traditional desktop computers. The cost would be about the same as purchasing new computers.
Repossessing a car without a court order or the owner’s consent is legal in most of the country. But on the vast and isolated Navajo Nation, it can be a problem. A recent lawsuit charges that Navajo law makes the practice illegal.
San Diego State University recently received a grant to study the links between climate change and infectious disease. They’re focusing their research on the Tijuana River Estuary, a major source of pollution in the border region.
After Arizona State Superintendent John Huppenthal ruled Tucson's Mexican-American Studies Program was illegal, he ordered a "prompt collection" of all instructional materials. Educators and writers oppose what they call a ban.