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MEXICO CITY — Poinsettias are growing at a record rate this year in Mexico, one of the main suppliers of the U.S. market. The colorful plants have an even more colorful history.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents reported being assaulted 159 times in October and November this year. That's far more than a reported 51 attacks on agents over the same time last year.
Sen. John McCain
Senator John McCain expressed skepticism about overhauling trade policy with Mexico and called for increased surveillance along the border during a visit to Mexico City on Tuesday.
 Former governors Javier Duarte of Veracruz, Tomas Yarrington of Tamaulipas, Eugenio Hernandez of Tamaulipas and Tomas Yarrington of Sonra.
Authorities across Mexico are investigating a handful of former state governors, and the most notorious case has a possible link extending to Arizona.
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Autopsy shows woman died after a blood clot from her leg flowed to her lung.
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Basketball fans in Arizona and Mexico are anxiously waiting for Jan. 12 and 14. The Phoenix Suns will be playing in Mexico City against Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs.
Two Western Union oulets
Western Union Co. continued its expansion of services in Mexico, with deals that allows the company to offer money transfers in more than 700 new locations.
Uranium Havasupai
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Dec. 15 in two cases involving uranium mining near Grand Canyon National Park. In 2012 the Interior Secretary banned all new mining claims on a million acres surrounding the park for 20 years.
The Canyon Mine (foreground) is six miles south of Grand Canyon National Park.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Thursday on two cases that involve uranium mining on public lands near Grand Canyon National Park.
Arizona's largest border city, Nogales, is facing a tough holiday season. And it’s more than just a weak Mexican peso causing problems.
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Federal and tribal inspectors found six Navajo wastewater treatment plants in violation of environmental regulations.
Teens Arrested in Cross-Border Pot Launch Plot
 Pinal County Sheriff's Office
There is already an infrastructure in place to identify immigrants in the criminal justice system who might be deportable. But efforts to accelerate and increase deportations will partially depend on local cooperation, which was an obstacle for the Obama administration.
Havasu Falls
A tribe that lives in the Grand Canyon has filed a lawsuit to protect its water. The Havasupai Tribe filed its claim in federal district court Tuesday.
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The Navajo Nation is suing the federal government over a mine waste spill that contaminated three rivers including the tribe’s irrigation source. An EPA cleanup crew triggered the 3 million gallon blowout of yellow sludge at a Colorado mine in August 2015.

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