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Splintered Ukrainian city braces for new battle with Russia

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine — A group of young off-duty Ukrainian soldiers gathered at a military distribution center to enjoy a rare respite from the fighting that has again engulfed their fractured home in eastern Ukraine. As they shared jokes and a pizza, artillery explosions could be heard a few kilometers away — a reminder of the […]

Russians press assault on eastern Ukrainian city

KYIV, Ukraine — Russian forces pounded the city of Lysychansk and its surroundings in an all-out attempt to seize the last stronghold of resistance in eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk province, the governor said Saturday. A presidential adviser said its fate would be decided within the next two days. Ukrainian fighters have spent weeks trying to defend […]

Uvalde schools’ police chief resigns from City Council

The Uvalde school district’s police chief has stepped down from his position in the City Council just weeks after being sworn in following allegations that he erred in his response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School that left 19 students and two teachers dead. Chief Pete Arredondo said in a letter dated Friday […]

Palestinians give bullet that killed journalist to US team

JERUSALEM — The Palestinian Authority on Saturday said it has given the bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh to American forensic experts, taking a step toward resolving a standoff with Israel over the investigation into her death. The announcement came just over a week before President Joe Biden is to visit Israel […]

‘Revolutionary’ high court term on abortion, guns and more

WASHINGTON — Abortion, guns and religion — a major change in the law in any one of these areas would have made for a fateful Supreme Court term. In its first full term together, the court’s conservative majority ruled in all three and issued other significant decisions limiting the government’s regulatory powers. And it has […]

Biden offshore drilling proposal would allow up to 11 sales

NEW ORLEANS — President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday proposed up to 10 oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and one off the Alaska coast over the next five years — going against the Democrat’s climate promises but scaling back a Trump-era plan that called for dozens of offshore drilling opportunities […]

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led states will ban or severely limit abortion immediately, while […]

Holiday-travel chaos: Airlines brace for huge weekend crowds

The July Fourth holiday weekend is off to a booming start with airport crowds crushing the numbers seen in 2019, before the pandemic. Travelers across the United States experienced hundreds of canceled flights and a few thousand delays on Friday, much as they did earlier this week. Patricia Carreno arrived with friends at Los Angeles […]

Biden to award Medal of Freedom to Biles, McCain, Giffords

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will present the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people, including actor Denzel Washington, gymnast Simone Biles and the late John McCain, the Arizona Republican with whom Biden served in the U.S. Senate. Biden will also recognize Sandra Lindsay, the New York City nurse who […]

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Woman, 2 children killed by suspected drunken driver
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Wagon Mound scene of latest DWI ... Wagon Mound scene of latest DWI tragedy in New Mexico
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'A disaster waiting to happen'
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Experts: Climate change, policies left region's ... Experts: Climate change, policies left region's forests overgrown say region's forests overgrown
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In fire's wake, NM examines its prescribed forest burns
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Experts point to need for more ... Experts point to need for more trained professionals, planning tools amid changing climate
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Voting machines tested before and after NM elections
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Hand counts, machine tallies produce strikingly ... Hand counts, machine tallies produce strikingly similar results
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Experts: US Court fractures decades of Native American law
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Ruling a departure from federal Indian ... Ruling a departure from federal Indian law and veers from the push to increase tribes' ability to prosecute all crimes on reservations -- regardless ...
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APS: Progress made in handling of records requests
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District says it has hired two ... District says it has hired two new records custodians
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Man arrested in suspected gang-related homicide in May
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‘Dispatch’ from 1947 offers another look at UFO incident
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ABQ artist transforms discarded garments into elevated, recycled pieces
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Doug Wiggins' aesthetic caught the eye ... Doug Wiggins' aesthetic caught the eye of Billie Eilish, who purchased items for her world tour
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FBI looking for man who robbed Sandia Casino
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The FBI and the Sandia Police ... The FBI and the Sandia Police Department are looking for a man who robbed the Sandia Resort and Casino on Friday night. Frank Fisher, ...