May 9, 2013 Last year, Colorado became the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. Now it’s decided how to regulate it. The legislature approved a 25 percent tax on the sale of marijuana among other requirements.
Apr 23, 2013 DuPont Chemical is primarily known for products like paint pigment, but the sale of drought-resistant seeds is boosting the company's earnings.
Apr 11, 2013 Water laws in the West often give priority to whose who used a water source first, often farmers. Farmers in New Mexico are fighting to regain their place at the head of the line.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 25, 2013 President Obama is expected to name five new national monuments on Monday. In addition to historical significance and land preservation, national monuments can boost local economies through tourism.
Mar 21, 2013 We check in with Ken Lenox, cattle rancher in Rolla, Missouri about the lingering effects of last summer's drought.
Mar 19, 2013 After months of drought, barge line operators on the Mississippi River celebrate the rain.
Mar 13, 2013 China's southeastern province of Fujian enjoys some of China's cleanest air. Provincial officials have launched a 'clean air tourism' campaign to court Chinese who live in cities like Beijing, where pollution levels have been at record highs this year.
Feb 1, 2013 Colorado's junior senator and member of the Senate's 'Gang of Eight' discusses the push for immigration reform.
Jan 21, 2013 Four years after the largest presidential inauguration in history, President Obama's second term begins on a more subdued note.
Dec 28, 2012 One stretch of the river is closed during the day so Army Corps of Engineers can blast away rock just below the low water.