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Border wait times, Rep. Raúl Grijalva, OSIRIS-REx milestone

Plus, our journalists roundtable takes a deep dive into recent headlines impacting Arizona.

Scientists consider vertical farming ahead of changing climate

A UA researcher says the technique could help solve future food concerns.

Former UA College of Science dean talks Biosphere 2, OSIRIS-REx

Joaquin Ruiz, who has transitioned to a new role at the university, highlights the college's top achievements over the last two decades.

Report: Tailings dam poses threat to Rio Sonora valley 5 years after major spill

The report's author says Grupo México's new tailings pond threatens the health and livelihood of people already impacted by a 2014 spill.

US government loses two border fence funding lawsuits

Together, they block nearly $4 billion in military funds to build a new border fence.

OSIRIS-REx team chooses spot on asteroid to grab sample

The team chose the site by whittling down candidates using a bracket system.

Poachers swarm vaquita refuge ‘like never before’

A conservationist said the number of poachers in the endangered porpoise's habitat — casting nets for a fish called the totoaba — is unprecedented.

Border humanitarian aid work on trial

A look at how federal immigration policy and religious freedom played out in the trials of a No More Deaths volunteer.

Judge halts some military spending on border wall

The ruling applies to $3.6 billion diverted from military construction projects to pay for 175 miles of border wall.

House bill could generate more health services for Native American elders

If passed, the Tribal Elder Care Improvement Act would award grants to tribal agencies to support elder health care.

Marana's Tortolita Preserve protected from development, for now

The town will continue making lease payments on the 2,400-acre wildlife preserve.

Regulators approve renewable energy plan for UA

The plan has Tucson Electric Power using solar and wind sources to meet all the university's electricity needs by 2021.

Arizona border wait times up as CBP increases security

A discussion with Guadalupe Ramirez, CBP's director of field operations.

Senate bill could roll back tribal authority in domestic violence cases

It's one of two U.S. Senate bills that would renew the Violence Against Women Act.

Not a smooth ride so far for e-scooters in Tucson

The city is searching solutions to the problems scooters bring, while some are calling for an end to the program.

Discussions continue about mysterious particles around asteroid Bennu

Scientists say the objects, first detected in January, pose no threat to the OSIRIS-REx mission

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