As the Republican Senate Blocks Reform, States Pass Their Own Gun-Control Laws
Since their governors' offices flipped to Democrat, New Mexico and Nevada have paved the way on gun reform.
Drought Intensifies the Navajo Nation's Ongoing Water Shortage (in Photos)
Although drought conditions are improving across most of the U.S., more than 40 percent of Navajo households still don't have running water at home.
Armed Militias on the Border Have a Long—and Often Racist—History
A recent arrest put armed militias patrolling the southern border in the public spotlight, but they have a lineage as long as the border itself.
What Happens If Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce State Gun-Control Laws?
Second Amendment sanctuary counties are coming to liberal states, like New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington.
Nuclear Lab Employees With Radiation-Linked Cancers Have Been Forced to Wait Years for Potential Benefits
At the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, workers are still waiting for answers about who is liable for sicknesses they say were caused by radiation from the lab.
Inside the Fight Over Extracting Water From Texas for Fracking in New Mexico
The oil business in New Mexico is booming, but due to the state's stricter laws the groundwater being used to access petroleum is pumped in from Texas.
Is New Mexico’s Massive New Housing Development Primed for Failure?
Fighting sprawl in Albuquerque’s South Valley.