The EPA will pay environmental firms $85 million to assess the damage done by uranium mining companies over four decades. The agency announced the contract opportunities Aug. 31.
A non-profit organization, the Colibrí Center for Human Rights, is working to match the DNA of hundreds of unidentified migrants who died crossing the Arizona-Mexico border with families living in the U.S.
In Mesa, four medical group homes known as the Bogden House have taken in children with severe medical problems. Half are from far away Indian reservations where medical facilities, equipment and specialists are harder to come by.
By the end of saga that started in late May, 13 detainees and nine employees from the Eloy Detention Center were infected with the highly contagious disease.
A remote campground in southwest New Mexico has recently become a sanctuary for star gazers seeking a pristine night sky at a time when the rapid spread of light pollution prevents more than half of the world's population from seeing the Milky Way.
Texas health officials want to require clinics that conduct abortions or treat women after a miscarriage to either bury or cremate any remaining fetal tissue, a move reproductive rights advocates are denouncing as part of an ongoing effort by the state to stigmatize women who chose to end a pregnancy.
Residents of Vado, New Mexico are filling the potholes in their dirt roads with recycled roof shingles. It's a temporary solution for an ongoing problem in colonias across the U.S./Mexico border.
Suit claims that potentially thousands of immigrants who qualify for full AHCCCS help are now being denied.
Grand Canyon National Park is trying to move past a scathing sexual misconduct report released in January by the Inspector General’s Office. In attempts to change the culture of harassment the agency is investigating just how extensive complaints of sexual harassment have been at national parks, is setting up a confidential hotline and for the first time, is appointing a woman to oversee the park.
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.