New Mexico

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Some Navajo Nation officials want New Mexico to rename a U.S. highway after one of the longest-serving Native American lawmakers in U.S. history.

Jennifer Frey

It’s not easy to spot the New Mexico jumping mouse, a golden-furred critter that lives along streams in the Southwest. It’s rare, quick, and secretive. To find the animal, scientists have built a new kind of mousetrap—one that doesn’t hurt the mice at all, but tricks them into leaving inky footprints behind.  


A New Mexico judge has ordered state officials to issue identification cards for the medical marijuana program to all qualifying patients, including people who live outside the state.

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The Navajo Nation Council is calling for New Mexico's governor to appoint a Navajo to fill the seat of state Sen. John Pinto, who died last month at the age of 94.

Checkerboard at Chaco Canyon Complicates Effort to Protect Sacred Sites

Apr 15, 2019
AP Photo/Jeff Geissler, File

The battle over oil and gas development across the high desert that surrounds Chaco Culture National Historical Park has been brewing for years.

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