Drought creates perfect storm for wildfires across western U.S.

World Jul 19, 2018

Drought creates perfect storm for wildfires across western U.S.

Bigger and more "explosive" wildfires are raging across the U.S. West, with the area burned in Colorado already four times the size of last year's total, as rising temperatures, drought and a buildup of forest fuels supercharge blazes. So far this year 3.3 million acres ...

Business Jan 25, 2017

Takata, carmakers sued by New Mexico over dangerous air bags

Takata Corp. and 15 automakers have been sued by New Mexico's attorney general for failing to protect consumers from exploding air bags. Takata and the carmakers have endangered hundreds of thousands of New Mexico residents by misrepresenting the existence and the extent of the defect, ...

Skiing in New Mexico's upgraded Taos resort

Travel Jan 16, 2016

Skiing in New Mexico's upgraded Taos resort

by Jeri Clausing

When it comes to skiing, New Mexico has long been the stepchild of sorts to its northern neighbor, Colorado, and its abundance of larger, snowier mountains and well-developed towns and resorts. Still, Taos stands alone, a legend of sorts among even the hardiest of skiers. Relatively ...

Christmas storms and twisters kill at least 43 in U.S.; more in store

World Dec 28, 2015

Christmas storms and twisters kill at least 43 in U.S.; more in store

Storms hit the U.S. South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time. The bad weather, or the threat of it, prompted the ...