Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D) of Nevada meets with the media after the Democratic policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 7. Mr. Reid was raised agnostic and converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints while he was a college student.
Even as the Wallow fire threatens to alter the Arizona landscape for a long time to come, some scientists say climate change may be fueling a trend toward larger wildfires in the American West.
Aurora Australis (curtain form) is seen from the Space Shuttle Endeavour, part of which can be seen in left foreground, in April 1994.
Activists rally at the state capitol on Feb. 7, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The protesters are against what they view as antiimmigrant policies of Republican Gov. Susana Martinez, including a directive that state law enforcement check the immigration status of criminal suspects. Protesters also objected to the governor's push to repeal a state law allowing driver's licenses for illegal immigrants. State police estimated about 300 people participated in the rally.
Holly Lahti, a mother of two, has claimed the second half of the $380 million Mega Millions jackpot.
In some key Senate and governors' races, the 'left coast' of California, Washington, and Oregon isn't tilting toward GOP as much as the rest of the country. Why not?
So far, more than 6,400 acres have burned, destroying at least 169 homes in the Fourmile Canyon area five miles west of Boulder. Still, the size of wildfires in the West this year is relatively low.
Foreclosures declined in all top 10 metros, according to a new report.
Historically vulnerable cities like New York claim they need more anti-terrorism funds. After Faisal Shahzad's attempted Times Square bombing, will the Department of Homeland Security agree?