Villagers in the southwestern American state have decided to defend their centuries-old homes, officials say, even though many of them are running low on resources such food and water.
Crews bulldoze firebreaks to the north and west of the historic university town to protect ranches, rural houses and the United World College in the southwestern US state.
The Calf Canyon has destroyed hundreds of properties, triggered thousands of evacuations and on Saturday burned within a few kilometres of the city of Las Vegas.
New Mexico declares emergency as 20 wildfires continue to burn in nearly half of the southwestern state's drought-stricken 33 counties.
Biologists say rising temperatures have lowered winter snowpacks and allowed fires to start earlier in the year.
The lawsuit focuses mainly on the Hollywood actor's actions, alleging he violated protocol by not checking the gun more carefully.
In his boldest adventure yet, thrill-seeking British billionaire joins five company employees to reach the edge of space high above the New Mexico desert.
The coronavirus has killed over 2.52 million people and infected more than 113.9 million globally. Here are the virus-related developments for February 27:
Jeffrey Epstein's longtime associate who is charged with luring young girls so the late financier could sexually abuse them, pleaded not guilty in federal court in Manhattan, with a judge still to decide on whether to grant bail.
“This is not the first report of heavily armed civilian militias appearing at protests around New Mexico in recent weeks. These extremists cannot be allowed to silence peaceful protests or inflict violence,” US Senator Martin Heinrich said.
Tribal leaders across the US gear up to protect their communities as they seek to overcome historical inequality.
The 'commander' of the group, which posted videos showing their members holding migrants, was arrested on a federal complaint charging him with being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition.
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