• New Mexico water official moves to clarify ranchers’ rights

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s top water manager has fired the latest salvo in a battle with the federal government over the protection of an endangered mouse and the barring of livestock from certain streams and watering holes on national forest land.

  • Heat wave hits Southwest on 1st day of summer

    PHOENIX (AP) — Don Kushner emerged from his afternoon hike on Camelback Mountain clearly a little run down from the heat.

  • MLB, players union donate $1M to Negro Leagues museum in KC

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When it was founded in a one-room office nearly three decades ago, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum set out to preserve an important yet quickly fading era of America’s pastime.

  • Corey Seager hits 3 home runs against Mets

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Corey Seager continued the Los Angeles Dodgers’ home-run parade Tuesday night, hitting three against the New York Mets.

  • Floating water park coming to Indiana’s Lake Michigan shores

    WHITING, Ind. (AP) — Workers at Whihala Beach in northwest Indiana have started installing a floating water park along Lake Michigan.

  • Prada takes inspiration from graphic novels for Milan show

    MILAN (AP) — A fresh breeze buffeted Italy’s fashion capital during the second day of Milan Fashion Week on Sunday, both literally, bringing relief from the June heat, and figuratively, as young designers took the spotlight.

  • Memorial, parks honor victims of 2016 West Virginia floods

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Rain falling like it would never end has changed the meaning of summer in this tiny corner of Appalachia.