If the still raging fires didn't destroy their homes, New Mexico residents could be done in by flash flooding this monsoon season -- the ravaged landscape heightening the danger, and likelihood, of mudslides and other problems.
A fast-growing wildfire in southeast New Mexico prompted the evacuation Tuesday of White City, a small community on the outskirts of the Carlsbad Caverns National Park, a fire official said Tuesday afternoon.
More than 180 chimpanzees, used in research testing for decades and set to be transferred from a New Mexico colony to a Texas research facility for possible use in further testing, will not be moved pending a review of the situation, officials said.
Police have forensic evidence linking a pair of escapees from an Arizona prison to the investigation of a couple found dead in New Mexico this week, an official with the New Mexico Department of Public Safety said Saturday.
The Senate Ethics Committee issued a letter of admonition Thursday to New Mexico Republican Sen. Pete Domenici for his role in contacting the U.S. attorney in his state about a pending federal grand jury investigation into public corruption.
Throughout the West - in Colorado, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming - battles are raging over proposed coal plants. Caught up in two big ones is The Blackstone Group, the global asset manager than went public last year.
An energy bill that would require automakers to raise their average fuel economy standards, increase ethanol use, and raise taxes on the oil industry hit a procedural roadblock in the Senate Friday, but senators vowed to work during the weekend to find a way to advance the bill.
An energy bill that would require automakers to raise average fuel economy standards hit a roadblock Friday in the Senate, but senators vowed to work over the weekend to find a way to advance the legislation.
The nation's three nuclear weapons laboratories have had almost 60 serious accidents or near misses in the past seven years, according to a report released Wednesday by the Government Accountability Office.
You don't need a rocket to send scientific instruments into space. A really big balloon works just as well, according to an international research team that plans to take a closer-than-ever look at the sun.
With consumers screaming about abuses, more than 30 states have enacted laws banning gift cards and certificates with short expiration periods and requiring issuers to turn over cash from expired cards to the state. Eight states have added such laws in 2007 alone.
Here are some facts from tonight's broadcast that you might find interesting. DRUGS The U.S. Government estimates that Mexican traffickers receive more than $13.8 billion in revenue from illicit-drug sales to the United States; 61 percent of that revenue, or $8.5 billion, is directly tied to marijuana export sales. Americans spend $65 billion on illegal drugs each year. Source: Office of National Drug Control Policy "The extensive licit cross-border traffic between the two countries provides ample opportunities to deliver their illicit products to the U.S. market." Source: State Department's INCSR: page 13 VISAS All the hijackers sought tourist visas. Hani Hanjour, believed to be a pilot on AA #77 that crashed into the Pentagon, had a student visa and was admitted for a stay of two years. Source: 9/11 Commission Hijacker Khalid Al-Midhar on AA #77 that crashed into the Pentagon, was here on a B-1 visa, but his B-2 visa had expired. Marwan Al-Shehhi,
More than 140 years ago, Horace Greeley, editor of the New York Tribune, uttered a famous piece of advice to an advice-seeker: "Go West, young man." Democrats seem to be heeding that advice as they look to expand their electoral base.
I'm 44 years old and my wife, who doesn't work outside our home, is 51. I earn $100,000 a year and put 10 percent of that salary into a non-matching 40(k). I also invest $3,600 in a Roth IRA every year. In addition to the $130,000 we have in those accounts, we also have $350,000 of equity in our home, which will be paid off when I'm 56, plus we own a rental condo, a second home and property in New Mexico. I'd like to retire when I'm 60, but I'm worried I'm not doing enough to achieve that goal. Am I on the right path?
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson declared a state of emergency Friday in four counties along the Mexican border that he said have been "devastated" by crimes such as the smuggling of drugs and illegal immigrants.
The X Prize Foundation and the New Mexico Office of Space Commercialization are joining forces to stage the multi-faceted X Prize Cup, a two-week long event that allows for privately financed, passenger-carrying space vehicles to compete for prizes.
When Lee and Donna Haeger decided in 1991 that suburban Chicago was too cold, too expensive and too fast-paced for retired life, they sought out its polar opposite. And they found it, they thought, in the tiny and newly popular retirement town of Silver City, N.M., situated less than 100 miles from the Mexican border.