New Mexico is a state in the Southwestern region of the United States of America; its capital and cultural center is Santa Fe, which was founded in 1610 as capital of Nuevo México, while its largest city is Albuquerque with its accompanying metropolitan area. It is one of the Mountain States and shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and Arizona; its other neighboring states are Oklahoma to the northeast, Texas to the east-southeast, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua to the south and Sonora to the southwest. With a population around two million, New Mexico is the 36th state by population. With a total area of 121,592 sq mi (314,920 km2), it is the fifth-largest and sixth-least densely populated of the 50 states. Due to their geographic locations, northern and eastern New Mexico exhibit a colder, alpine climate, while western and southern New Mexico exhibit a warmer, arid climate.
According to Reuters, the leader of an armed group that spent two months detaining migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, was hospitalized after he was attacked in jail. Authorities said Larry Hopkins was..
Reuters reports the FBI has arrested Larry Hopkins in New Mexico. Hopkins is a member of an armed group of U.S. citizens who have been stopping migrants illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. The..
Business Insider reports that tens of millions of Americans are exposed to unsafe drinking water each year. The problem is most egregious in rural areas. A few major cities face a widespread threat of..
On Tuesday New Mexico lawmakers introduced a bill to protect federal lands around the Chaco Canyon from drilling and mining. Reuters reports that this is being done in attemp to permanently shield the..
A New Mexico man was arrested and charged with intentional child abuse resulting in the death of a child under 13 after he beat his 5-year-old daughter to death for not doing her homework, Albuquerque..
According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, natural gas prices at the Waha hub in West Texas plunged to record lows due to an equipment failure in New Mexico that stranded gas in the Permian basin...
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico on Thursday called for state authorities to investigate a small group of armed U.S. citizens who they alleged are illegally detaining migrants entering.. Reuters - Published