| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:45 PM
ROSWELL, N.M. -- A seventh-grade boy walked into a middle school Tuesday morning and opened fire in the gymnasium, wounding two classmates, one critically, officials said.
There was no immediate motive for the shooting, which began about 7:30 a.m. at...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:36 PM
AKELA FLATS, N.M. — Each year, Emily Haozous joins other Fort Sill Apache tribal members in a mountain spirit dance in Oklahoma.
But the spirits they pay tribute to and invoke for power and protection belong to a mountain more than 600 miles to...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:30 PM
It's no secret why the media loves a new political star. It's so much easier than digging into serious issues and doing real reporting. Last year, for 15 minutes each, they went gaga over Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry and Herman Cain. But, no doubt about...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:32 AM
With frustration building over Washington's refusal to behave in the public interest, perhaps it's worth noting a drastic solution tried by the Irish.
Last Friday, Irish voters cast ballots on a referendum to abolish the country's Upper House, known...
| Oct 8, 2013
Re "A driver's license milestone," Oct. 4
State officials estimated the cost of processing this "driving privilege" for undocumented immigrants at $140 million to $220 million in the first three years. The undocumented applicants would collectively...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:35 AM
As immigrant rights advocates in California celebrated a landmark law Thursday granting driver's licenses to people who are in the country illegally, other states with similar provisions offered a glimpse of potential pitfalls, including rampant...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a landmark law Thursday granting driver's licenses to people who are in the country illegally, hailing the measure as an important expansion of immigrant rights and one that should serve as an example to other states.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As the son of a woman, the husband of a woman and the father of daughters and granddaughters, I celebrate the record number of females who are now United States senators. However, I do see some differences in the way these and other women are treated,...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:21 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Despite unrelenting pressure by congressional Republicans to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, GOP governors in swing-voting states are grudgingly bowing to the reality that "Obamacare" is the law of the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:07 PM
In a coup for New Mexico's film and TV recruitment efforts, two new network television dramas are moving into the Albuquerque studio where the long-running TV series "Breaking Bad" filmed.
ABQ Studios said an NBC drama called "The Night Shift" and a...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 1:05 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A federal magistrate on Thursday ordered animal rights groups that won a temporary ban on domestic horse slaughter to post a bond of nearly $500,000 as they continue their legal fight.
U.S. Magistrate Robert Scott settled on the...