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New restrictions aimed at preventing human-caused wildfires are about to take effect in two northern Arizona national forests.

Federal legislation that would expand Amber Alerts on tribal lands has passed its final hurdle before it receives a vote in the full U.S. Senate. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

Earth Notes: Edgar Alexander Mearns

Jun 14, 2017
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On a cloudy, windy day in June 1887, Edgar Mearns climbed Mount Humphreys, Arizona's highest peak. Taking shelter behind a pile of stones, he was joined by a broad-tailed hummingbird—a fitting companion for one of America's greatest ornithologists.

Architect of the Capitol

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to testify before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. Arizona time (2:30 p.m. Eastern). He’s expected to field questions from senators about Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election, his recusal from the investigation, and President Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey.  

Livestream the video below or listen to NPR special coverage by clicking the link on the right side of KNAU’s homepage.

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Chino Valley police say a 10-year-old boy has died after being found beaten, burned and not breathing in the home of his mother and her boyfriend, who have been arrested in the case.