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Election 2022: Abortion is central in 1st post-Roe primaries

DENVER — The midterm primary season enters a new, more volatile phase on Tuesday as voters participate in the first elections since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision revoking a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion jolted the nation’s politics. In Colorado’s Republican U.S. Senate primary, voters are choosing between businessman Joe O’Dea and state Rep. […]

Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall in Ukraine

KREMENCHUK, Ukraine — Russian long-range bombers struck a crowded shopping mall in Ukraine’s central city of Kremenchuk with a missile on Monday, raising fears of what President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called an “unimaginable” number of victims in “one of the most daring terrorist attacks in European history.” Zelenskky said that many of the more than 1,000 […]

WNBA star Brittney Griner ordered to trial Friday in Russia

MOSCOW — Shackled and looking wary, WNBA star Brittney Griner was ordered Monday to stand trial by a court near Moscow on cannabis possession charges, about 4 1/2 months after her arrest at an airport while returning to play for a Russian team. The Phoenix Mercury center and two-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist also was […]

Supreme Court’s abortion ruling sets off new court fights

NEW ORLEANS — Judges temporarily blocked abortion bans Monday in Louisiana and Utah, while a federal court in South Carolina said a law sharply restricting the procedure would take effect there immediately as the battle over whether women may end pregnancies shifted from the nation’s highest court to courthouses around the country. The U.S. Supreme […]

EXPLAINER: What’s the impact of a Russian debt default?

LONDON — Russia has defaulted on its foreign debt for the first time since the Bolshevik Revolution more than a century ago, further alienating the country from the global financial system following sanctions imposed over its war in Ukraine. Moscow owed $100 million in interest on one bond priced in dollars and one priced in […]

Families brace for changes to pandemic-era free school meals

ESSEX, Vt. — Before the pandemic, there was no room in the budget for Kate Murphy’s children to buy lunch at school. She and her husband would buy in bulk and make bag lunches at home. So the free school meals that were made available to students nationwide amid the crisis have brought welcome relief, […]

Anti-abortion centers to grow, wield more influence post-Roe

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “Woman’s Choice,” the sign proclaims in bold pink letters. But despite promising abortion information and free pregnancy testing, the facility in Charleston, West Virginia, is designed to steer women facing an unwanted pregnancy away from choosing an abortion. That will become much easier now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that […]

No reruns: Committee tries new approach to break through

NEW YORK — As television programming goes, expectations were widespread that the Jan. 6 committee hearings would essentially be reruns. Instead, they have been much more. The five sessions have revealed a storyteller’s eye, with focus, clarity, an understanding of how news is digested in modern media, and strong character development — even if former […]

What to watch in primaries in Colorado, Illinois, elsewhere

NEW YORK — Seven states are set to host primary elections Tuesday as the nation comes to terms with last week’s stunning Supreme Court ruling eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion. This week’s nominating contests could offer the first clues as to whether the political landscape has shifted. Abortion is particularly relevant in Colorado, […]

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Retired teachers can now return to classroom, keep retirement
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State officials are hoping that a ... State officials are hoping that a law passed earlier this year and now going into effect will result in more experienced teachers returning to ...
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NM primary election results certified as November election looms
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New Mexico closed the books — ... New Mexico closed the books — for the most part — on a primary election cycle marked by conspiracy theories and legal warnings, as ...
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Aide: Trump dismissed Jan. 6 threats, wanted to join ...
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Former President Donald Trump dismissed the ... Former President Donald Trump dismissed the presence of armed protesters headed to the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and even endorsed their calls to ...
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US Marshals in ABQ shoot, kill fugitive who left ...
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Investigators say man was armed with ... Investigators say man was armed with gun
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Court filing: Phone seized from Trump lawyer
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John Eastman, who lives in Santa ... John Eastman, who lives in Santa Fe, says contents are privileged, demands return
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Lujan Grisham issues order aimed at shielding abortion access ...
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Action taken as NM abortion providers ... Action taken as NM abortion providers brace for influx of out-of-state patients
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BernCo reopens East Mountains open spaces
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Bernalillo County is reopening some of ... Bernalillo County is reopening some of its open space properties it had previously closed due to fire concerns. The county announced in a news ...
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More support sought for early childhood education
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Land Grant Permanent fund would be ... Land Grant Permanent fund would be drawn on
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Rains ease drought, but flooding threats loom
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Some portions of state received over ... Some portions of state received over half their typical average rainfall
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Freedom 4th Celebration is back in ABQ after absence
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Thanks to generous amounts of recent ... Thanks to generous amounts of recent rainfall, the grass is lush and green at Balloon ...