New Mexico Legislature overhauls sexual harassment policy

New Mexico state Sen. Richard Martinez, D-Epanola, right, and Rep. Nick Salazar, D-Ohkay Owingeh, left, sign paperwork showing they attended a mandatory anti-harassment training session at the state Capitol in Santa Fe, N.M. Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. The training is part of an effort to make the Capitol work environment safer amid a nationwide debate over sexual misconduct. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Legislature overhauled its policies against sexual misconduct and harassment Monday, setting new standards for what constitutes harassment and adding outside oversight for investigations of lawmakers.

Utah woman wants gutted Volkswagen to stay parked in tree

In this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 photo, a passerby walks past Janis Zettel's VW Beetle, named Lucy, sitting in the poplar tree in the front of her home in Clearfield, Utah. Janis is fighting back after the city ordered her to take it down. (Scott Sommerdorf/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)

CLEARFIELD, Utah (AP) — A Utah grandmother who decorated her yard with a painted Volkswagen Beetle up in a tree is fighting back after the city ordered her to take it down.

Immigrant from Thailand, his son, 6, among mudslide victims

This January 2017, photo provided by Kelly Weimer, shows Jim Mitchell, 89, with his wife, Alice Mitchell, 78, and their dog, Gigi. The Mitchell's and their dog have been missing since Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, when their Montecito, Calif., home was swept away by the torrent of mud, trees and boulders that flowed down a fire-scarred mountain and slammed into the coastal town in Santa Barbara County. (Kelly Weimer via AP)

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — An immigrant from Thailand, his 6-year-old son and father-in-law were among the 20 people killed in devastating mudslides that brought tragedy and sorrow this past week to the idyllic coastal community of Montecito, California.



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