• New Mexico lawmakers challenge Navajo water compact

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican New Mexico lawmakers challenged an agreement awarding water rights from the San Juan River to the Navajo Nation, asking the state Supreme Court on Friday to suspend the compact because the Legislature never approved it.

  • Riders plunge 34 feet, 6 injured in roller coaster derail

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two roller coaster riders fell 34 feet (10 meters) when their car derailed and was left dangling from the track, and firefighters used ladders to pull eight others to safety high above the Daytona Beach Boardwalk.

  • Farmers in Trump country protest Pruitt’s ethanol policies

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong support of oil and gas.

  • Male black bear captured in Albuquerque community

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico wildlife officers have captured a male bear that had been wandering in an Albuquerque community.

  • AP Investigation: Sustainable seafood dealer sold fishy tale

    MONTAUK, N.Y. (AP) — Even after winter storms left East Coast harbors thick with ice, some of the country’s top chefs and trendy restaurants were offering sushi-grade tuna supposedly pulled in fresh off the coast of New York.

  • St. Paul raccoon reaches roof after scaling downtown tower

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A raccoon that became an internet sensation by scaling a 25-story office tower in downtown St. Paul was safely trapped Wednesday and released back into the wild.