New Mexico

News from the state of New Mexico

Mexican wolf breeding program gets boost from zoo

MEXICO CITY — Five gray wolf pups born at Mexico City’s Chapultepec Zoo are giving a boost to efforts to broaden the endangered species’...

Branson mum on when he’ll launch to space on Virgin Galactic

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson won’t say when he’ll ride his rocket ship to space or whether he's looking to become...

Virgin Galactic gets FAA’s OK to launch customers to space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Virgin Galactic finally has the federal government’s approval to start launching customers into space from New Mexico. ...

Judge: US can’t delay challenge to public land coal sales

BILLINGS, Mont. — A U.S. judge has rejected the Biden administration's attempt to delay a lawsuit from several states and environmentalists who are seeking...

Doug Emhoff to campaign with Democrat in New Mexico contest

WASHINGTON — Doug Emhoff, Vice President Kamala Harris’ husband, is campaigning Thursday with a Democratic congressional candidate in New Mexico. It's his first such...

Western rivers face pinch as another dry year takes shape

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As several states in the American West face intense drought, it’s shaping up to be a very difficult year for New...