December 2018

James N. Mattis
General James Mattis handed in his resignation to President Donald Trump on Thursday, not long after he and other Defense Department leaders learned — via a tweet — that the President was declaring victory over ISIS in Syria and all U.S. troops were coming home.
Dec. 21, 2018
U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
The federal government appears to be heading toward a partial shutdown at midnight, if the Senate, House and President Trump can’t agree on a spending bill for nine federal agencies.
Dec. 21, 2018
A pedestrian street outside the the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City
People seeking asylum at the southern U.S. border will no longer be released into the United States while their cases are resolved, and will instead be returned to Mexico and forced to wait there, under a plan announced Thursday.
Dec. 21, 2018
Mexico-U.S. bandana
For many Mexican-Americans, Mexico City might seem distant both culturally and geographically speaking. But others, instead, are moving there. They are Chicanos turning into "Chilangos," inhabitants of Mexico City, following their roots and dreams, favored by their binational understanding — while facing some culture shocks.<br><small><b><a href="https://fronterasdesk.org/" target="blank">More News From Fronteras Desk</a> →</small></b>
Dec. 21, 2018
The Colorado River has made headlines this year for more than rafting. The river is also a lifeline for our water supply in the American West and it’s future is in doubt.
Dec. 20, 2018
Central American teenager
The price tag for the U.S. portion of an agreement announced Tuesday with Mexico was $10.6 billion.
Dec. 20, 2018
Prescott Regional Airport's 9,000th Passenger, David Anderson
"The reason why we’re pushing for that is because that will unlock $1 million in federal funding to help with capital projects at our growing airport," said John Heiney, who's with Prescott’s Office of Tourism.
Dec. 20, 2018
empty house interior
Affordable housing continues to be a challenge across the country, and the Valley is definitely no exception.
Dec. 20, 2018
Child vaccine
A new report takes a comprehensive look at where Arizona stands on just about every major health issue we face — and what state health leaders need to prioritize. A new report takes a comprehensive look at where Arizona stands on just about every major health issue we face — and what state health leaders need to prioritize.
Dec. 20, 2018
Grant Woods
Congresswoman Martha McSally could face at least one opponent in the GOP primary, and the buzz for the last few months is that a key Democratic opponent could be Arizona’s former Attorney General Grant Woods.
Dec. 20, 2018

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