Ahmad Naem Wakili, who worked as a judge in Afghanistan, landed in Arizona after getting evacuated from the country last August. But a bureaucratic quagmire is still keeping his wife and daughter abroad. Thousands of others face a similar legal limbo.
A former Pantsuit Nation group goes rogue, searching for a way to balance white feminism and inclusion.
It took 10 years, but Tucson teachers feel validated by a judge's finding that an Arizona state law is racist toward Mexican American students.
Ed Ashurst says the smuggling of drugs and people across the border needs to be seen as a real, national problem. Something, he says, the government isn’t doing.
There was another exodus from Central America. It happened in the 1980s, when almost one million Guatemalans and Salvadorans fled to the US to escape civil war. And a group of American activists and religious leaders took big risks to help them stay.
Marc Silver's first feature film, "Who is Dayani Cristal," raised a lot of eyebrows and a lot of support for the Missing Migrant Project, a group that connects families with the bodies of deceased loved ones who died along the US border.
Today's Geo Quiz features Michael Paterniti, author of the new book, 'The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese.'
Tragedies linked to mental health have been in the news recently and they've sparked a conversation around the unmet mental health needs in the United States. Healthcare professionals are beginning to rethink the way America approaches mental health care.
Arizona has been at the center of American political debate in recent years. It passed a controversial immigration bill that has since been copied in other places, they've endured a deadly shooting that nearly took the life of a congresswoman. But an author says Arizona's is at the end, not the beginning, of America's political future.
When the monsoon rains settle over Tucson and the rest of the U.S. southwest, they bring with them enough rain that water-dependent species go into hyperdrive. They must feed, mate, breed and create life in the shadow of a few days or weeks. But with the arrival of West Nile virus, cities are moving to rid the area of water — and breeding grounds for all kinds of animals — faster than ever.