A Diné College official asked a Senate committee Wednesday to fund “vitally needed” construction at the school – money that Congress has approved three times already since 1971 but has never allocated.
Nearly a dozen west Texas cities, counties, hospitals and school districts are facing the possibility of a bond credit downgrade. That's because these local institutions rely on energy-related tax revenue, which has fallen precipitously. And the possibility of a bond downgrade is a threat facing other oil and gas states as well.
Astronauts could be at risk for lung diseases if they ever make extended visits to the Moon. That’s the implication of a study that used volcanic soil from northern Arizona as a substitute for lunar dust.