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Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. The decision, unthinkable just a few years ago, was the […]

Sweltering streets: Hundreds of homeless die in extreme heat

PHOENIX — Hundreds of blue, green and grey tents are pitched under the sun’s searing rays in downtown Phoenix, a jumble of flimsy canvas and plastic along dusty sidewalks. Here, in the hottest big city in America, thousands of homeless people swelter as the summer’s triple digit temperatures arrive. The stifling tent city has ballooned […]

Summer swelter: Persistent heat wave breaks records, spirits

From the normally chilly Russian Arctic to the traditionally sweltering American South, big swaths of the Northern Hemisphere continued to sizzle with extreme heat as the start of summer more resembled the dog days of August with parts of China and Japan setting all-time heat records Friday. In the United States a heat dome of […]

‘Heightened alert’: Abortion providers brace for ruling

In her first week on the job at a Philadelphia abortion clinic, Amanda Kifferly was taught how to search for bombs. About a year later, protesters blocked the entrances and exits of The Women’s Centers, at one point pulling Kifferly into something resembling a mosh pit, where they surrounded her and shoved her around. And […]

Supreme Court expands gun rights, with nation divided

WASHINGTON — In a major expansion of gun rights after a series of mass shootings, the Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public for self-defense, a ruling likely to lead to more people legally armed. The decision came out as Congress and states debate gun-control legislation. About one-quarter […]

Hearing: Trump told Justice Dept. to call election ‘corrupt’

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump hounded the Justice Department to pursue his false election fraud claims, striving in vain to enlist top law enforcement officials in his desperate bid to stay in power and relenting only when warned in the Oval Office of mass resignations, according to testimony Thursday to the House panel investigating the Jan. […]

Afghans bury dead, dig for survivors of devastating quake

GAYAN, Afghanistan — Villagers rushed to bury the dead Thursday and dug by hand through the rubble of their homes in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake in eastern Afghanistan that state media reported killed 1,000 people. Residents appeared to be largely on their own to deal with the aftermath as their new Taliban-led […]

Feds search Trump-era official’s home, subpoena GOP leaders

WASHINGTON — Federal agents searched a former top Justice Department official’s home and seized records from key Republicans in at least five states linked to Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election, in what were clear signs that authorities are ramping up their investigation of associates of the former president. Authorities on Wednesday searched […]

Rural Nevada county delays approving primary vote results

LAS VEGAS — Elected officials in one rural Nevada county decided Thursday to postpone until Friday certifying results of the 317 ballots cast in their jurisdiction during the state’s June 14 primary election. The decision in Esmeralda County, the least populous county in the state, comes a week after lawmakers in a Republican-leaning rural New […]

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Hundreds rally in ABQ against Supreme Court decision overturning ...
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As soon as local advocates for ... As soon as local advocates for abortion rights heard about the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade Friday morning they got to ...
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NM Democrats weigh law protecting abortion rights
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'Our hearts, our clinics and our ... 'Our hearts, our clinics and our communities will remain open to those coming here for the care they want and need,' says one state ...
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Biden signs landmark gun measure, says 'lives will be ...
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President Joe Biden on Saturday signed ... President Joe Biden on Saturday signed the most sweeping gun violence bill in decades, a bipartisan compromise that seemed unimaginable until a recent series ...
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Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi to be ...
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Parishes will chip in to cover ... Parishes will chip in to cover the payments on the debt
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Former salon owner pleads guilty to five felonies
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'Vampire facials' performed on clients who ... 'Vampire facials' performed on clients who contracted HIV
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Young children now eligible for COVID vaccines in NM
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Youngsters in New Mexico are now ... Youngsters in New Mexico are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines and doses for that age group have started to arrive, the state Department of ...
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'Not all doom and gloom'
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State making progress on 50-year water ... State making progress on 50-year water plan
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Rael picked as chief administrative officer
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Nomination heads to City Council Nomination heads to City Council
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Police: Man drove over, killed brother
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Witness told police body was dragged ... Witness told police body was dragged on street
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Coffee shop holds fundraiser for first responders
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All Ziggi's locations will donate $1 ... All Ziggi's locations will donate $1 for every drink sold, both in-store and via their mobile app