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Navajo Nation health officials are reporting 22 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus but no additional deaths.

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Archaeologists and Native American leaders are pointing to a recent survey of an area around Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico that's considered sacred to some tribes in the Southwest.

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The Navajo Nation is not letting go of a fight against what it says are illegal hemp farms cultivated through immigrant labor.

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A sliver of water runs under the bridge here as sand bars and thickets of willow come closer to choking off the Rio Grande as it flows through New Mexico.

 

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Facing opposition from six states that rely on the Colorado River for water for their cities and farms, Utah asked the federal government to delay a fast-track approval process for building an underground pipeline that would transport billions of gallons of water to the southwest part of the state.

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