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Navajo Nation President Proclaims Renewable Energy Top Priority

The proclamation comes days after the tribal council voted to drop its bid for the West's largest coal-fired power plant.

Sen McSally Says Cross-Border Trade, Travel Should Continue

President Donald Trump threatened to close the border this week over immigration.

Border Officials Releasing Detained Migrants in Yuma

Some politicians pushed back against the practice, while officials have used the term "breaking point" to describe the situation at the border.

Report: New NAFTA Would Boost Arizona Industry

The tentative agreement would impact agricultural imports, mining and approximately 230,000 jobs in Arizona, authors said.

Court Denies Asylum Appeal by Police Officer From Sonora

The Ninth Circuit decision means the former Mexican police officer is almost out of ways to avoid deportation.

3 Men Found Shot to Death in San Carlos Outskirts

With the busy tourist season getting underway, a state attorney says the beach destination is still ready to receive visitors.

Coalition Wants Shelter For Newly Released Migrant Families

The current system that places the families at churches is not sustainable, an advocate says.

Another Reporter Murdered in Sonora, One Month After Last Killing

Santiago Barroso was shot and killed Friday evening after the reporter answered a knock at his door in San Luis Río Colorado.

Body of Dead Vaquita Porpoise Found as Report Says Only 10 Left

The critically endangered marine mammal found in the Sea of Cortez is in danger of extinction due to illegal fishing nets.

ICE: Roughly 400 Immigration Detainees Quarantined in Arizona

The number represented about 15 percent of those quarantined over mumps virus exposure.

Utah Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Shrink Monuments

The move is in response to Obama's use of the Antiquities Act to set aside 1.35 million acres for Bear's Ears National Monument.

Indian Child Welfare Act Case Heads to Appeals Court

Tribes, states and the agency overseeing Indian affairs are urging that the law be upheld.

With Arizona's Help, Sonoran Officials Install Dozens of Game Cameras

Many species' territories span the border, and game cams in both countries help agencies understand those animals.

Tribal Leaders: Law Enforcement Understaffed, Underfunded

Navajo, Hopi and San Carlos Apache leaders have asked a House subcommittee for more funding.

Mexico Closes 5 Immigrant Detention Centers

A statement from the federal immigration agency cited a lack of "minimum working conditions" at the facilities.

Sonoran Desert Inspires 'Next Generation' Researchers To 'Shake Things Up'

NGen, created around nine years ago, brings together multi-disciplinary researchers who share a passion for the region.

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