Researchers from Northern Arizona University and University of Arizona are collaborating with the Cocopah Indian Tribe to assess environmental health issues at a Head Start and day care facility. Concerns include possible air and water pollution from surrounding areas.
In 2018, an 18-state study showed how suicide unduly affects American Indian or Alaska Native populations. More recently, a CDC study of 49 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia found the trend is worsening.
A case arguing DACA was illegally created under the Obama administration had made its way to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. On Wednesday, the 5th Circuit sent that case back to the lower court it came from in Texas.
Methotrexate is a cheap, effective drug used to treat rheumatic conditions. It's also used in high doses to treat ectopic pregnancies by inducing an abortion. Last month, Dr. Deborah Power's 14-year-old arthritis patient was refused the medicine at a pharmacy in Tucson.
The digital rights group R3D and several media organizations are reporting that at least two journalists and a human rights defender had their phones infected with the controversial spyware known as Pegasus.
Come November, voters will decide whether to offer in-state tuition to noncitizens who graduate from Arizona high schools, reviving a question last posed to voters 17 years ago. → More news from the Fronteras Desk
Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego's new bill would offer a pathway to citizenship to DACA recipients who serve in the military. It comes at a looming decision in the 5th U.S. Circuit could end the program.
A panel of independent experts has accused the Mexican government of obstructing an investigation into the 2014 disappearance of 43 students. The report casts doubt on the government’s ability to carry out justice in the case.