Water in the DesertOctober 2015
From 1952 to 1981, a chemical used to clean airplanes contaminated the groundwater in a Tucson community. By the time the city stepped in, thousands were already sick or dying.
Jan Bindas-Tenney: The Border Crisis in LeisurevilleDecember 2014
In Arizona, the Samaritans are working to provide water and aid to immigrants crossing the border—in spite of sabotaged water bottles and harassment from border patrol.
Ryan Gabrielson: Woman Involved in Security Lapse at Arizona Terror Center Stripped of CitizenshipSeptember 2014
An immigration case leads to likely exile of Chinese programmer.
Chip Ward: The Original Geo-EngineersAugust 2014
How to save the iconic west from the cow.
Todd Miller: Border Wars in the HomelandJuly 2014
The Fourth Amendment has been the biggest casualty of US Customs and Border Patrol's post-9/11 militarization.
Francisco Cantú: VentanaAugust 2013
A former Border Patrol agent recalls his first encounter with a body in the desert.
William deBuys: Phoenix in the Climate CrosshairsMarch 2013
We are long past coal mine canaries.
Todd Miller: Bringing the Battlefield to the BorderJune 2012
Border security, it isn't just about borders anymore. How new surveillance technology has made border-enforcement a big business.