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County Commits to Carbon Reduction Strategy

Pima County's updated sustainability plan renews its commitment to reducing carbon emissions.

Water Policy; Mexican President Inaugurated; OSIRIS-REx Arrives

Plus, understanding a nationwide study on the depletion of groundwater supplies.

Granted Asylum But Still Confined in a Detention Center

A transgender woman from Honduras continues to fight for U.S. asylum. She says death awaits her in Central America.

Nonprofit Hosting Party to Write Holiday Cards to Prisoners

Attendees at the annual event will also learn how to draft a letter to state legislators.

Feds Won't Pursue Third Trial Against Border Patrol Agent Who Shot Teen

Agent Lonnie Swartz has been twice acquitted in trials over the killing of 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez.

Climate Change and Adaptation in the Southwest

Two recent reports have brought renewed attention to the effects of climate change on local, regional and global levels.

Sonora Zika Cases Continue to Climb

The number of reported cases in the northern Mexican state more than doubled in November.

Google's Robotic Spinoff Launches Ride-Hailing Service in Phoenix

The service, dubbed Waymo One, at first will only be available to a couple hundred riders.

Mexico City Swears In its First Elected Female Mayor

Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo is an environmental engineer and former head of a Mexico City borough.

County, City, UA Sign On to Urban Sustainability District

The goals of the Tucson Emerging 2030 District mirror those of the Paris Agreement.

Arizona Company Recalls More Beef Over Salmonella Fears

The USDA says all the products in question have been removed from stores, but may still be in people's freezers.

Travel Alert May Hurt Tourism to Northern Mexico Beach Destination

The U.S. State Department has issued a Level 3 travel advisory for the state of Sonora.

Prescott Council Wants State Lawmaker Out Over Race Comments

The city council voted to demand the resignation of Republican David Stringer over "abhorrent" words.

UA-Backed Solar Wind Explorer Sending Back Data

The Parker Solar Probe has started to prove theories about solar wind first proposed in the '50s, a researcher says.

Maricopa Sheriff's Office Wrestles With Bias Amid Post-Arpaio Overhaul

While the agency is making progress in a court-ordered overhaul, an audit shows it still carries out biased policing.

National Forest Offices Closed, Recreation Sites Open on Wednesday

All federal offices will be closed on Dec. 5th for a national day of mourning.

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