Colorado saw its worst fire season last year, with the three largest fires in state history and more than 600,000 acres burned. But some of the effects didn’t appear until this July, when heavy rain pushed sediment from damaged forests down mountainsides, causing mudslides that shut down sec…

WASHINGTON — Las Vegas visitors can still snap selfies with the mermaids swimming among tropical fish in the Silverton Casino’s massive aquarium and gaze at the colorful dancing water displays of the iconic Bellagio fountains — for now.

MULESHOE, Texas — For decades, the Texas Panhandle was green with cotton, corn and wheat. Wells drew a thousand gallons (3,785 liters) a minute from the seemingly bottomless Ogallala aquifer, allowing farmers to thrive despite frequent dry spells and summer heat.

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Pat Roberts, who left the U.S. Senate only a few days before it was overrun by an insurrectionist mob, says he doesn’t believe President Donald Trump should be removed from office.

Washington, Oregon, more than two dozen Native American and Alaska Native tribes and cultural groups from the Northwest are suing the federal government to stop the sale of the National Archives building in Seattle, a plan that would force the relocation of millions of invaluable historical …

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U.S. senators Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall and others condemned the acts of rioting on Capitol Hill as Congress met Wednesday to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.

Connecticut State Commissioner of Education Miguel Cardona speaks with Berlin High School students on Jan. 28 while on a tour of the school.