Thanks to unusually heavy monsoon rains, mesa land east of Ghost Ranch in New Mexico has erupted into vibrant green life — an unusual sight in this region.
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An unusually wet monsoon season has painted the desert, normally dusty brown, a lush green. It has been a welcome respite from the years of devastating drought that have plagued the state.
Lenira de Oliveira and her boyfriend were on trial for murder. Then an astonishing piece of evidence was submitted in their defense: a letter from the victim, as communicated to a medium.
Magos Herrera's latest album is Dawn, a collaboration with Spanish flamenco guitarist Javier Limón.
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The jazz singer and flamenco guitarist paired up for the new album Dawn, which features both American and Latin jazz standards, as well as classic Mexican folk songs.
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Lev Grossman's bestselling Magicians series was inspired by the long wait between books five and six of the Harry Potter series.
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry highlighted his executive leadership at the annual RedState Gathering on Friday.
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