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Russians gone from Ukraine village, fear and hardship remain

KALYNIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — When night falls in Tatiana Trofimenko’s village in southern Ukraine, she pours sunflower oil that aid groups gave her into a jar and seals it with a wick-fitted lid. A flick of a match, and the make-do candle is lit. “This is our electricity,” Trofimenko, 68, says. It has been over […]

How to fix a howitzer: US offers help line to Ukraine troops

A MILITARY BASE IN SOUTHEASTERN POLAND (AP) — On the front lines in Ukraine, a soldier was having trouble firing his 155 mm howitzer gun. So, he turned to a team of Americans on the other end of his phone line for help. “What do I do?” he asked the U.S. military team member, far […]

Tyre Nichols’ brutal beating by police shown on video

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities released video footage Friday showing Tyre Nichols being beaten by five Memphis police officers who held the Black motorist down and repeatedly struck him with their fists, boots and batons as he screamed for his mother. The video is filled with violent moments showing the officers, who are also Black, […]

Palestinian gunman kills 7 near Jerusalem synagogue

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian gunman opened fire outside an east Jerusalem synagogue Friday night, killing seven people, including a 70-year-old woman, and wounding three others before he was shot and killed by police, officials said. It was the deadliest attack on Israelis in years and raised the likelihood of more bloodshed. The attack, which […]

DEA Mexico chief quietly ousted over ties to drug lawyers

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration quietly ousted its former top official in Mexico last year over improper contact with lawyers for narcotraffickers, an embarrassing end to a brief tenure marked by deteriorating cooperation between the countries and a record flow of cocaine, heroin and fentanyl across the border. Nicholas Palmeri’s socializing and […]

Pelosi attack video shows struggle and savage hammer swing

Video released Friday shows the husband of former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi struggling with his assailant for control of a hammer moments before he was struck in the head during a brutal attack in the couple’s San Francisco home last year. Police body-camera footage shows David DePape wrest the tool from Paul Pelosi, 82, […]

FDA moves to ease rules for blood donations from gay men

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is moving to further ease restrictions on blood donations from gay and bisexual men and other groups that typically face higher risks of HIV. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday announced draft guidelines that would do away with the current three-month abstinence requirement for donations from men who have […]

Auschwitz anniversary marked as peace again shattered by war

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Auschwitz-Birkenau survivors and other mourners commemorated the 78th anniversary Friday of the Nazi German death camp’s liberation, some expressing horror that war has again shattered peace in Europe and the lesson of Never Again is being forgotten. The former concentration and extermination camp is located in the town of Oświęcim in […]

Fatal shooting at Azerbaijan Embassy in Iran raises tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A gunman stormed the Azerbaijan Embassy in Iran’s capital Friday, killing its security chief and wounding two guards in an attack that spiked long-simmering tensions between the two neighboring countries. Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry said it would evacuate the diplomatic post, accusing Iran of not taking reported threats against it […]

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NM education chief retires as Cabinet turnover continues
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PED Chief Kurt Steinhaus announced his ... PED Chief Kurt Steinhaus announced his departure Saturday
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2 teens shot, 1 killed, in Southwest Albuquerque shooting
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Authorities are looking for the shooters, ... Authorities are looking for the shooters, who fled in a ‘dark-colored’ sedan
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New Mexico seems determined to extend class time. What ...
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Three competing proposals are on the ... Three competing proposals are on the table
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New NM health secretary learning on the job after ...
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Patrick Allen heads a key agency ... Patrick Allen heads a key agency on the front lines of the state’s pandemic response, after leaving behind a lengthy state government career in ...
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Emptying the Notebook: Air Force latest to beat up ...
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The Journal's Geoff Grammer empties his ... The Journal's Geoff Grammer empties his notebook with extra news, notes, videos and stats from the Lobos' Friday night win.
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No drama for birthday llama: ABQ llama celebrates 27th ...
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'This llama is bringing everyone together,' ... 'This llama is bringing everyone together,' says family friend
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National Hispanic Cultural Center parts ways with executive director
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Co-acting directors will take over leadership, ... Co-acting directors will take over leadership, says Cultural Affairs official
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Roundhouse roundup: Guns, food and liquor measures all on ...
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Gun safety, criminal justice issues, a ... Gun safety, criminal justice issues, a minimum wage battle and a proposed booze ban for state senators were all up for discussion this week.
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‘La Cartonería Mexicana’ celebrates more than 100 colorful pâpier ...
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Santa Fe's Museum of International Folk ... Santa Fe's Museum of International Folk Art is showing ‘La Cartonería Mexicana’ through Nov. 3, 2024
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Kenneth H. Martinez, 1954-2023: Former district judge ‘was good ...
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Albuquerque native, 2nd Judicial District Court ... Albuquerque native, 2nd Judicial District Court judge had a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease