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Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire

Managers reported zero containment and hoped to keep it away from Gold Canyon and Superior.

Phoenix airport eyes improvement, expansion in 20-year plan

Officials expect more than 70 million passengers by 2039. It recorded nearly 45 million passengers last year.

Snowmelt fills rivers in US Southwest, easing drought fears

An abundance of snowmelt is rushing into the Colorado River, the Rio Grande and other waterways after a desperately dry 2018.

Supervisor Elias stresses importance of Clean Water Act to Senate committee

Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias about the importance of the Clean Water Act in the desert Southwest.

Migrant activists accused of human smuggling released in Mexico

Upon release, Irineo Mujica accused the Mexican president of being a tool of the Trump administration to stop migrants.

2019 sees highest number of Indigenous medical school grads at UA

The eight Indigenous students represent the College of Medicine's desire to increase diversity.

Report: Number of undocumented migrants from Mexico declines in Arizona

Mexican-born immigrants no longer constitute the majority of undocumented individuals nationwide.

UA receives $1.5M grant to expand intelligence degree program

The new degree transforms an already-existing program and will incorporate cybersecurity, intelligence and information operation.

Heat warning remains in effect for Phoenix area

Tucson is outside the warning area but is also expected to remain hot.

2 Sonoran border shootouts claim 9 lives

Violence rocked the Mexican border towns of Agua Prieta and Naco on Monday.

Senators, representatives from Arizona try to deal with border sewage pipe

Four members of the Arizona delegation filed bills aimed at maintaining the leaky line.

Jury deadlocks on charges against Arizona border aid worker Scott Warren

The jury returned Tuesday after days of deliberation on the case of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren.

Dams could protect ranchers from climate change's drought, but could they also contribute to it?

Wyoming is moving forward on building or expanding several reservoirs on the Green River, a main branch of the Colorado River.

On stressed Colorado River, states test how many more diversions watershed can bear

The river is running short on water, and this is pushing some states to tap into every available drop before things get worse.

DHS watchdog retires; governor's aide awaits Senate vote

Joseph Cuffari is waiting as part of a long list of nominations being considered for agency's next inspector general.

Mexican government boasts of negotiation success, though ultimatum from US awaits

While both countries have touted the agreement brought about by tariff threats, a Mexican official suggests the crisis is not over.

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