ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico regulators have received a formal proposal from the U.S. Department of Energy to close part of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository due to safety and contamination concerns.
Christmas traditionally seems to be the holiday when families are more likely to go to the movies and catch a new film, or search Netflix, or just load up the DVD player with an old favorite. But what about Thanksgiving?
Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, in meetings with top Mexican government officials this week, is emphasizing what he calls the mutually beneficial commercial ties between the U.S. and Mexico and the benefits of a likely renegotiation of a trade agreement for the two countries.
A trio of comets will approach Earth in the next two years, and Tucson-based astronomers plan to study them closely. That includes enlisting help from amateur and professional astronomers around the world to allow for continuous observation.