FACT CHECK: Romney oversimplifies Western water shortage

California 10/12/18, 13:36

Mitt Romney took up the question of water shortage this week in Utah, one of the driest states in the country, during a debate as he runs for a U.S. Senate seat in his adopted home state against Democrat Jenny Wilson. But federal water managers say he oversimplified a complex ...

US states agree on plan to manage overtaxed Colorado River

U.S. 10/09/18, 10:31

Seven U.S. states in the Southwest that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River have reached tentative agreements on how to manage the waterway amid an unprecedented drought, officials said Tuesday.The announcement was a long-awaited step toward preserving the river, which supports 40 million people and 6,300 square miles (16,300 square ...

NewsBreak: Another rare fish pulled back from extinction

Enviroment 10/04/18, 00:35

Wildlife officials say another rare Colorado River fish has been pulled from the brink of extinction, the second comeback this year for a species unique to the Southwestern U.S.The government plans to recommend Thursday that the razorback sucker should be reclassified from endangered to threatened. That means it's still at ...

Will Smith to make birthday bungee jump near Grand Canyon

Entertainment 09/25/18, 13:52

Will Smith is diving head first into turning 50.The actor will mark his milestone birthday Tuesday by bungee jumping from a helicopter in northern Arizona.File - In this April 29, 1999, file photo, Robbie Knievel leaves his jump sight on the Hualapai Reservation in Ariz., after deciding not to make ...

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