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Justice
A town’s anger and frustration over perceived racial profiling and a police shooting has boiled up in recent weeks. This isn’t Cleveland, Baltimore or New York, but a small rural town in northern Arizona. The protesters here want justice for a Native American woman shot and killed by a white officer. They’re also asking questions about who polices them, and how.
May 16, 2016
Declared by UNESCO in 2005 a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, the rural town of San Basilio de Palenque in northern Colombia has undergone a revival of its unique language.
March 21, 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
66 Motel
Most of the time when we talk about homelessness, big cities come to mind. But about 7 percent of homeless people live in rural areas like Flagstaff, where access to help is much harder to come by.
January 25, 2016
Flagstaff Shelter Services
Experts say affordable housing is in crisis in Flagstaff. Some people are trying to change that.
January 01, 2016
A new animated series that attempts to poke fun at American xenophobia has come to prime time television.
December 24, 2015
Isaac and Blake
The introduction of formula led many women to stop breastfeeding in the 1950s and '60s. It’s taken decades, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says breastfeeding rates are on the rise.
October 06, 2015
After 42 days, the management company that operates Tucson’s bus system finally came to an agreement with the transit workers union. Now the union and city leaders are grappling with how to prevent future strikes.
September 18, 2015
New estimates show that the number of babies born to unauthorized immigrants in the United States has been steadily decreasing over the last several years.
September 14, 2015
The U.S. and Mexico are spending money in two river towns to rescue their damaged, once connected economies. Along other parts of the Rio Grande, some people claim they're forced to break border laws to survive.
September 11, 2015

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