More National Park Service employees have come forward with complaints of sexual harassment at parks around the country. A federal investigation in January revealed a long history of misconduct at the Grand Canyon.
The public will get a chance to voice their opinions Aug. 29 and 30 about allowing a mining company to reopen three uranium mines on land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park.
When the son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzmán and five others were abducted from a restaurant on Mexico's Pacific coast last week, analysts said revenge attacks would follow. The younger Guzmán is wanted by the U.S. for alleged drug trafficking while working for his father's Sinaloa Federation. But on Saturday, Guzmán was released unharmed.
U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell wrapped up her visit to the Southwest at the Grand Canyon. She talked with the park’s new superintendent and staff about the park's culture of sexual harassment and hostility.
As parents prepare to send their children off to college in the fall, many are concerned about their kids' safety. One in four female college seniors has experienced sexual assault on campus. That’s according to a recent survey by the Association of American Universities.
The National Park Service turns 100 in August. The centennial should be an occasion to celebrate, but the milestone comes at a time when parks are understaffed and are struggling with a $12 billion maintenance backlog. So park superintendents are worried about the next century and who’s going to visit and pay to maintain the nation’s crown jewels.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing Wednesday to try to understand why tribes don’t have better access to federal rural development funds.
Under new legislation tribal courts would be able to protect child victims of domestic abuse in Indian Country.
The Border Patrol has traditionally been led by former agents
Arizona scientists have developed technology that will make it easier to detect MRSA and other antibiotic-resistant infections. Now it’s patented.