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More than 40 percent of people living on tribal lands do not have access to the Internet, according to the Federal Communications Commission. The Government Accountability Office recently looked into reasons why.
April 28, 2016
A federal judge has cleared the way for the Navajo Nation to seek potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters. The tribe sued the clothing chain over the use of the “Navajo” name.
April 01, 2016
For the first time in its history, the National Border Patrol Council has endorsed a presidential candidate during primary season.
March 30, 2016
Lake Powell
The Colorado River and other Western river levels are expected to drop as much as 27 percent during the 21st century. That’s according to a climate change report released on World Water Day (March 22) by the Interior Department.
March 24, 2016
Since the financial meltdown of 2008, hundreds of institutions have lent small amounts to people who don’t qualify for credit cards or traditional bank loans. U.S. microlending has taken a cue from developing countries like Colombia, where up to 50 percent of the economy is generated by small businesses often funded by loan sharks.
March 10, 2016
Victor Emilio Cazares-Salazar
Victor Cazares Gastelum faces conspiracy and money laundering charges in San Diego. Mexico extradited Cazares late last week, four years after his arrest.
March 08, 2016
The U.S. government is asking for funds to prepare for another surge of Central American children arriving alone at the border.
March 02, 2016
Russell Begaye
The federal government has agreed to pay almost $1 billion dollars to Native American tribes to settle a claim that the U.S. government failed to adequately fund the management of federal services. And it all started with one tiny Navajo community.
February 26, 2016
As labor unrest continues to ripple across this Mexican border city, a group of workers has managed to start the city's only independently organized factory union. They're now in negotiations for a higher salary and better working conditions.
February 10, 2016
Valenzuela
A non-native man pleaded guilty Jan. 12 in a federal court to assaulting a Native American woman on a New Mexico reservation. Up until recently tribal police were defenseless against non-native perpetrators.
January 12, 2016

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