Last year was the hottest year on record for the contiguous United States. And the Upper Colorado River Basin had its driest year on record, according to the latest National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration climate report released Tuesday.
Hawaii Senator Daniel Inouye was being remembered Tuesday as a World War II combat veteran, as the chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and as the highest-ranking Asian American politician in U.S. history.
It’s an often-heard refrain in these times: people duped by mortgage lenders, car dealers or finance companies to take on debt they can’t afford. On the edges of their vast reservation, Navajos have been especially vulnerable to questionable car sales tactics.