For many of us turning on the tap or flushing the toilet is something we take for granted. But a report released Monday showed more than 2 million Americans live without these conveniences. And Native Americans are more likely to have trouble accessing water than any other group.
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Production Stops At Navajo Generating Station
A massive coal-fired power plant that served customers in the West for nearly 50 years shut down Monday, the latest closure in a shift away from coal and toward renewable energy and cheaper power. The plant will be torn down in three to five years.
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Pima County Sheriff Orders Criminal Investigation Of Deputy
The Pima County sheriff said he has authorized a criminal investigation into one of his deputies. The officer was shown on video pinning a teenager who was also a quadruple amputee. The Sheriff's Department released a statement on Monday.
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USDA Implementing Restrictions To Control Tomato Virus Threat
The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is putting new restrictions on tomato and pepper imports to prevent a plant virus from spreading to the United States. That includes additional inspections of tomatoes and peppers crossing through Arizona’s southern border from Mexico.
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Walk alongside Tempe Town Lake right now, and you'll see what looks like a mirage in the distance. Artist Laura Spalding Best has been out here every day with a cooler and a hat painting somewhere north of 120 old street signs to create the mural.
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After Deadly San Luis Attack, Authorities Recover Grenade Launcher, Other Arms
Two men were killed at the scene, and a third died at a local hospital. Another person was wounded. Witnesses told authorities that the attack was carried out by masked gunmen who arrived in a dark sedan.
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State Department Loosens U.S. Policy On Israeli Settlements In West Bank
The change, announced by Secretary Mike Pompeo, follows the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and that country's sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights.
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The diplomat testified Nov. 15 that he overheard President Trump telling Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the EU, that he was seeking political investigations from Ukraine's president.
READ: Testimony Of Top State Department Official David Hale
Hale, the under secretary of state for political affairs, allegedly knew about the White House's push to recall Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.
Days From Shutdown Deadline, Congress Races To Pass Temporary Government Funding Bill
With the government set to run out of money on Thursday, lawmakers say another temporary funding measure is needed. A stopgap spending bill that has been introduced funds agencies through Dec. 20.
Politics, Industry Backlash Stall White House Ban On Flavored Vaping Products
In September, the Trump administration said it would ban all flavored e-cigarette products in an effort to reduce the youth vaping epidemic. Since then, there's been no movement toward implementation.