FILE - This Aug. 14, 2009 file photo shows actor Robin Williams in Los Angeles. Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in an apparent suicide. Williams was 63. Americans are closing out 2014 on an optimistic note, acc…
Notables who left the world in 2014 included political figures who catalyzed war and peace and scientists who changed our lives. We lost beloved entertainers, some who brought audiences decades of smiles and tears and others departed before their time.
Collecting bottles, a researcher and community college student address problems of reservation.
PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.
Southern Arizona’s Pascua Yaqui Tribe is one of the first native groups in the nation to earn legal standing to prosecute outsiders who attack women on tribal lands.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer told a reporter Wednesday that she finds nothing offensive in a major sports team having the name Redskins.
Sen. Steve Smith challenged atheist's words.
PHOENIX - When is a prayer not a prayer?
PHOENIX - Amid a discussion of the Bible and the Promised Land, the state House voted Tuesday to let Arizonans vote next year on whether they want to be able to challenge the federal government.
PHOENIX - Calling them an important part of Arizona history, a divided state House voted Monday to create an official National Day of the Cowboy.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Russell Means never shunned attention. Whether leading Native Americans in railing against broken federal treaties, appearing in a Hollywood blockbuster or advocating a sovereign American Indian nation within U.S. borders, the activist who helped lead the 1973 uprising at…
The number of American Indian teens who are eligible for
admission to an Arizona university is growing.