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A pink sunrise as seen from Hopi Point on the South Rim in this photo from 2018 - when visitors spent $1.8 billion at national parks in Arizona. Spending plummeted last year, along with visitors, but numbers are starting to turn around.  (Photo by M Quinn, National Park Service/Creative Commons)

NPS Photofrom the Division of Visitor and Resource Protection sits at the edge of the canyon, looking down with binoculars during a search operation (March 2021). 

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photo. during the total lunar eclipse of January 31, 2018.

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Tribal Leaders, Lawmakers Want New 1.1 Million Acre Monument in Arizona

Tribal leaders joined state lawmakers Tuesday to call on President Joe Biden to set aside more than 1.1 million acres around the Grand Canyon as a new national monument.

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Arizona Providers Confident Abortions Will Continue Despite Court Challenges

Arizona health care providers are confident they will be able to continue providing safe abortions, even as courts tangle over an order that could halt distribution of a key abortion medication.

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Orden podría detener distribución de medicamento abortivo

Los proveedores de atención médica de Arizona tienen confianza de que podrán continuar brindando abortos seguros, incluso cuando los tribunales discuten una orden que podría detener la distribución de un medicamento clave para el aborto.

President Joe Biden greets attendees after delivering remarks at the TSMC Semiconductor Plant in Phoenix on Dec. 6, 2022, highlighting efforts to boost U.S. chip production. (Photo by Adam Schultz/The White House)
Arizona Leads the Nation in Manufacturing Investments

Nearly $60 billion has been committed to the state's semiconductors and manufacturing infrastructure, including new Intel facilities in Chandler and an electric vehicles battery factory in Queen Creek.

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Supreme Court Hears Navajo Water Rights Case With Potentially Big Impact

The ruling will involve the tribe’s claim that the federal government’s obligation to protect Navajo water rights includes water in the Colorado River.

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Tohono O’Odham Leader Says Lack of Infrastructure, Capital Hinders Development

Witnesses offered a variety of solutions, such as making it easier for tribes to levy taxes, letting them manage their land based on tribal laws and regulations, and passing the Buy Indian Act.

Migrants, some seeking asylum, file through the San Ysidro Port of Entry in this file photo from 2018. The Biden administration wants to tighten asylum procedures in an effort to head off an expected surge this spring when Title 42 is lifted. (Photo by Mani Albrecht/U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
Stricter Rules for Asylum Seekers Proposed Amidst Sharp Drop in Border Crossings

The government will accept public comment on the proposal until March 27, with an eye toward having it in place in time for the end of Title 42 on May 11. The policy is currently set to expire after two years.