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.
National Forest Service employees testified Thursday before Congress about a longstanding culture of sexual harassment, whistle-blower retaliation and discrimination.
In his last days in office President Barack Obama still has the power to make significant changes to the Southwest. Obama has already used the Antiquities Act to designate 27 national monuments — more than any other president. Many American Indian tribes are hoping he takes action on at least one more proposal.
Business leaders on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border are preparing for likely changes in trade policy.
Donald Trump Jr. plans to visit the Southwest on Nov. 4. He’ll start the day in the Valley, then make two stops on the Navajo Nation — in Shiprock and Farmington, N.M.
The federal government has paid $900 million so far to American Indians as part of the Land Buy-Back Program. It’s an effort to help tribes -- mostly in the West -- consolidate their fractionated parcels of land and restore tribal sovereignty.
The presidential candidates’ behavior — the lying, the racist comments, the name calling — isn’t allowed in most classrooms. But it’s all on display on the national stage. Many parents and teachers are having a hard time explaining it to children.
Almost 90,000 jobs in Arizona depend on the state’s trade and foreign direct investment from Mexico, according to an economic report released Wednesday.
The Mexican sparkling water Topo Chico is going through a new boom in sales. Its owners say it's the most imported sparkling water in the Southwest.
The New Mexico area has the largest concentration of pueblos -- or ancient dwellings -- in North America. A two-month public comment period starts Oct. 21.