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Where the Colorado River crisis is hitting home

Travel through the epicenter of the western megadrought, and you'll find plenty of people who are dealing with, or on the cusp of, dire consequences.

My familia of dancers, a legacy of love for the craft

Dance is a common denominator in my family.

How teens brought a skate park to their Native American reservation

The village of Tewa, Ariz., recently ramped up its skating scene.

How 2 astrophotographers teamed up to capture a stellar image of the moon

Andrew McCarthy and Connor Matherne collaborated last November to push their photography skills to the limit.

For the first time, the Postal Service features mariachi musicians on stamps

For some in the Latino community, it's recognition of how their heritage and culture are part of the American fabric.

A caving project became a rescue mission after a dog was found 500 feet down

Dogs don't usually dwell in caves, but sure enough, there was a dog curled up on the mud floor.

Fiona the Hippo gets a little brother

The 23-year-old mother Bibi carried the boy, who weighs at least roughly 60 pounds.

A librarian collects all the things left in books — from love letters to old photos

Librarian Sharon McKellar collects the found artifacts and posts them on the library's website.

The water came back

Poor water practices made the Santa Cruz River practically disappear, but new efforts have some water flowing again. And when there’s water in the desert, life follows quickly.

A 105-mile-long city will snake through the Saudi desert. Is that a good idea?

It will cost hundreds of billions of dollars to build.

“Not here for some agrarian fantasy”

Arizona plays a big role in providing Americans with fresh greens year-round, and its farmers are feeling the pressure to keep that going while cutting down on water. It’s also not an easy place to start farming from scratch.

We know Greek statues weren't white. Now you can see them in color.

"For some, it will be a shock," said Max Hollein, the director of the museum. "But one has to understand that our current, whitewashed idea of Greek and Roman antiquity is wrong. It's false."

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