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One-quarter of all mammal species are bats—and they’re a prominent feature of night skies across North America. But a devastating disease has swept westward across the country since 2006, causing bat numbers to decline drastically.


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Authorities say they've recovered a body at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Page and it is believed to be a person reported missing from Buckeye.

Award-winning journalist Jessica Bruder went on the road to write her latest book "Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century." She chronicles the lives of older Americans living in campers and vans, trying to stay afloat after job loss, health problems and a deteriorating American Dream. Bruder is a pro at writing about the dark underbelly of the nation’s economy and the subcultures of people affected. "Nomadland" is the focus of this month’s Southwest Book Review by Mary Sojourner.


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A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to confound the Japanese in World War II has died.

Authorities are evacuating residents of a small northern Arizona community because of a wildfire.

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