The New Mexico Public Education Department aims to scrap the state’s A-F grading system for public schools, which critics have said puts too much emphasis on student test scores.

Though New Mexico is considered one of the most dangerous states in the country, residents of Las Vegas will be pleased to know their city is among the state’s safest, according to a recent study. 

At a federal hearing on the order Thursday in Albuquerque, federal officials for the national laboratory defended the order, arguing the document has not significantly changed the relationship between the labs and the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.

Clovis North High School senior Maddie Mueller is a member of Valley Patriots. The conservative activist group asked its affiliates to wear the well-known hat bearing President Donald Trump’s campaign motto on Wednesday. Mueller said officials at the Fresno school…

At least two civilians were killed and more than a dozen wounded in the confrontation with security forces in the Gran Sabana area, along Venezuela’s southeast border with Brazil.

The talks have been aimed at resolving the Trump administration’s concerns about China’s trade barriers and its treatment of American companies,

Across the flatlands of Illinois, a new ‘crop’ is rising among the traditional waves of grain as farmers increasingly make the same calculation as DeBaillie. Hundreds have applied to host acres of solar panels on their property, a move encouraged…

Lujan Grisham spokesman Tripp Stelnicki said the governor planned to attend a panel discussion Friday related to the work of female governors and return to New Mexico Sunday.

Business and city leaders, energy companies, electric utilities, farmers and others are voicing concerns about proposed legislation in New Mexico that would require sweeping environmental reviews by state agencies for many projects.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The sheriff in New Mexico’s most populous county is joining colleagues from more rural areas of the state in pushing back against sweeping gun-control proposals before the Legislature. Bernalillo County Sheriff Manuel Gonzales said Friday he would support becoming a …

New Mexico School for the Arts, a state-chartered performing and fine arts high school that opened in Santa Fe in 2010, is asking the Legislature to drop its charter status and allow it to become a “special statewide residential public…

The Trump administration on Friday set up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals. The new policy is certain to be challenged in court.

Three area departments fought a fire between Harris Street and Fraser Drive on Thursday afternoon, after a welding spark landed in grass that spread into a two-acre blaze. Firefighters arrived on the scene a little past noon Thursday after seeing smoke coming from the Mountain View area, sai…

County commissioners split on two resolutions dealing with state mining regulations in front of a crowd of more than 1,000 people, many of whom depend on local mines, who showed up in force at Thursday’s Grant County Commission meeting. Most audience members vigorously opposed two bills in t…