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Arizona Desert

'To Set Off Is to Die a Little': Who Is Dayani Cristal? by Marc Silver and Gael García Bernal

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.14.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Who Is Dayani Cristal? asks important questions about migration, the need for cheap labor in today's consumeristic world and the impossibly high human price of that low cost. It also points a cinematically provocative finger at all the walls that are being built around the world.

Arpaio Warns Armed Civilians Patrolling Desert

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Tough-talking Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is warning civilians who embark on armed patrols in remote desert terrain that they could end up w...

Sheriff Wants Crosses Placed Where Bodies Found In AZ Desert

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced Thursday that his deputies will begin placing white crosses near the sites where authorities find bodies of im...

Five Bodies Found In Burned SUV In Arizona Desert

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 06.05.2012 | Latino Voices

-- An Arizona sheriff says five bodies found burned beyond recognition inside the shell of a charred SUV are likely the result of drug cartel violenc...

A Family Travel Guide To Tuscon

The Huffington Post | Patricia Escarcega | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in Tucson can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pretrip homework. To make planning easier, we've do...

No More Deaths: The Crisis on the U.S.- Mexico Border in Arizona

Ted Hesson | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics
Ted Hesson

From May 13-16, I accompanied a delegation from Long Island to Tucson, Arizona, and Nogales, Mexico, where we learned firsthand about the ongoing humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.

84-Year-Old Arizona Man Survives 5 Days In Desert

The Huffington Post/AP | CARMEN CASTRO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PHOENIX — Henry Morello prayed to Saint Anthony, the patron saint of lost things. But as the 84-year-old spent a fifth night stuck in a ditch in...

Arizona Immigrant Deaths Soaring

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — The number of deaths among illegal immigrants crossing the Arizona desert from Mexico is soaring so high this month that the medical e...

What Is Sacred Space?

Christopher Cocca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christopher Cocca

The Chapel of the Holy Cross rises from a 250-foot abutment in Sedona's ferric sandstone, a sort of redundant decoration in this part of Arizona.