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Sinaloa, Mexico
The U.S. Department of State has a new travel warning system, ranking danger spots around the globe from one to four. Five states from Mexico have been classified under the most dangerous ranking.
A federal judge ruled late Tuesday that the Trump administration can’t end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program -- commonly known as DACA -- while a lawsuit decides the program’s fate.
Many people see the areas around the Murphy Elementary School District as a dumping ground for projects that wouldn’t fly in other parts of the city. Some say these neighborhoods are slowly dissolving. While others think new-found unity can lead to a community renaissance.
The U.S. Border Patrol is hiring, and it's aggressively recruiting new agents. But some within the agency are warning that the hiring process is still too slow to keep up with the number of people leaving the agency.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order to increase broadband access in rural America. The order directs the Interior Department to allow private high-speed broadband companies to build equipment on public lands.
Gabriel Navarrete
A Tucson man says death awaits him if he returns to El Salvador when he's no longer eligible to stay in the United States under Temporary Protected Status.
medical marijuana marijuana
The murky rules regarding marijuana enforcement that emerged last week from the Trump administration created uncertainty in a fast growing legal industry that emerged on the U.S. market less than a decade ago.
Customs officials from Mexico and the U.S. will do simultaneous inspections to shipments at the Mesa airport. The main goal is to facilitate trade between both countries.
Apache Leap
The federal government has finalized plans to swap land with a southern Arizona copper mine to protect a historic site near Superior. Twelve tribes worked with the Forest Service and a mining company to save Apache Leap.
Greenhouse marijuana crop
The Trump Administration walked back a hands-off policy to marijuana laws that, until now, allowed states like Arizona to license it for medical use.
Astronaut
Forty-five years ago, NASA used part of the Sonora desert in Mexico to prepare expeditions to the Moon. Now, a new venture to Mars might just start there.
Starting in 2018 Amtrak will no longer stop in Williams. The junction existed to shuttle people to the Grand Canyon Railway and its hotel.
An Arizona family of four staying in a northern Arizona cabin was found dead on New Year’s Day. The Coconino County Sheriff’s Department believes the family died of possible carbon monoxide poisoning.
A former government official from the neighboring state of Sonora, Mexico, arrested last spring in Scottsdale, is now seeking asylum in the United States from political persecution.
Universities across the Southwest are stepping up the work they do with counterparts in Mexico. They’re looking for ways to send more exchange students and to do more scientific research together.

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