A group of panelists at this year's South by Southwest interactive media conference in Austin, Texas, presented an idea to improve the U.S. prison system with smart phone technology. One of the attendees says the idea could reduce the levels of recidivism among low-level criminals.
A remote campground in southwest New Mexico has recently become the world's second dark sky sanctuary for star gazers. The rapid spread of light pollution prevents more than half of the world's population from seeing the Milky Way.
Balbir Singh Sodhi was killed at his Phoenix gas station four days after 9/11. He was a Sikh American but his killer thought he was a Muslim. Fifteen years later, his brother keeps on telling his story.
The Tohono O'odham Nation has been confined to a tiny fraction of the lands it once held in the desert Southwest. Now the Trump administration’s border wall expansion threatens to further damage and restrict their access to sacred and archeological sites.
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