New Mexico

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‘Breaking Bad’ donates cast clothing to NM shelter

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The AMC television series “Breaking Bad” about the methamphetamine wars in Albuquerque is helping the city’s homeless.

02/26/2013

US Border Patrol logo

What does a ‘secure’ border look like?

(AP) — Once, the mesas and canyons extending east of the Pacific Ocean held the most popular routes for illegal immigrants heading into the U.S. Dozens at a time sprinted across the border into San […]

02/23/2013

Pilot Felix Baumgartner on a screen at mission control center in Roswell, New Mexico.

Skydiver fell faster than thought

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Supersonic skydiver Felix Baumgartner was faster than he or anyone else thought when he jumped from 24 miles up.

02/04/2013

Dog found in NM reunited with Kentucky owner

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mandi Smith’s 5-month-old puppy disappeared from the family’s Fort Campbell, Ky., yard 18 months ago. So when she got a call saying Pooka had turned up in northern New Mexico, she thought someone was playing a trick on her.

01/30/2013

US Republican and Democratic Party symbols

Once GOP stronghold, West veers into Dems’ column

DENVER (AP) — A political generation ago, the West signaled the nation’s rightward swing, from the emergence of Ronald Reagan to the success of tax-limitation ballot measures in California and Colorado.

01/27/2013

Arne Duncan

Study: High school grad rate highest since ’76

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s high school graduation rate is the highest since 1976, but more than a fifth of students are still failing to get their diploma in four years, the Education Department said on Tuesday.

01/21/2013

NM teen accused of killing family had clean past

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say the New Mexico teenager accused of fatally shooting his parents and three younger siblings had never been in trouble with the law.

01/21/2013

FDA

FDA proposes sweeping new food safety rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and leafy greens.

01/04/2013

Justin Bieber

Prisoner plotted to kill Justin Bieber

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – An imprisoned man whose infatuation with Justin Bieber included a tattoo of the pop star on his leg has told investigators he hatched a plot to kill the singer, according to documents recently filed in a New Mexico court.

12/13/2012

Nuke test

US conducts nuclear test in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Officials at a national proving ground in Nevada say scientists have conducted an underground experiment using high explosives to test the effectiveness of the nation’s nuclear weapons.

12/07/2012

EPA turns down states' request for ethanol waiver

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Environmental Protection Agency has denied requests from several governors to waive production requirements for corn-based ethanol. A renewable fuels law requires that 13.2 billion gallons of ethanol be produced by this […]

11/16/2012

GOP-led states start warming up to health care law

WASHINGTON (AP) – From the South to the heartland, cracks are appearing in the once-solid wall of Republican resistance to President Barack Obama’s health care law. Ahead of a federal deadline Friday for states to […]

11/15/2012

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