MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — A spaceship bankrolled by British tycoon Sir Richard Branson made its first powered flight Monday in a test that moves Virgin Galactic toward its goal of flying into space later this year.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An advocacy group is calling the Colorado River the nation’s most endangered waterway. An annual American Rivers report doesn’t call pollution the problem. It instead cites drought and demand.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Powerful winds have been raking California. Gusts produced by a cold front sweeping down the state Monday have sent waves crashing against the coast, toppled trees and caused scattered power outages from San Francisco to San Diego.
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — An FBI report of “flying saucers” in New Mexico sent to then-Director J. Edgar Hoover in 1950 has become the most popular file in the bureau’s electronic reading room.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is naming five new national monuments, using executive authority to protect historic or ecologically significant sites.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It’s a school known for producing U.S. presidents, Supreme Court justices and Nobel Prize winners. And now, Harvard has produced its first NCAA basketball tournament victory, with an upset of third-seeded New Mexico last night.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The AMC television series “Breaking Bad” about the methamphetamine wars in Albuquerque is helping the city’s homeless.
(AP) — Once, the mesas and canyons extending east of the Pacific Ocean held the most popular routes for illegal immigrants heading into the U.S. Dozens at a time sprinted across the border into San […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Supersonic skydiver Felix Baumgartner was faster than he or anyone else thought when he jumped from 24 miles up.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mandi Smith’s 5-month-old puppy disappeared from the family’s Fort Campbell, Ky., yard 18 months ago. So when she got a call saying Pooka had turned up in northern New Mexico, she thought someone was playing a trick on her.