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  • NM candidates shine light on domestic violence

    Updated: 10 min ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Domestic violence has come into focus in the final stretch of New Mexico's election season. First-term U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, a Democrat, is running ads touting his support for anti-domestic violence and anti-stalking legislation. Former prosecutor Susan...

  • New Mexico wraps up early voting

    Published: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Saturday marks the final day for early voting around New Mexico. Voters can go to satellite polling places across the state to cast their ballots. If they don't make it Saturday, they'll have to wait until Tuesday, which is Election Day. Four years ago when...

  • Commander: 18 Islamist fighters killed in Libya

    Updated: 11 min ago

    CAIRO (AP) — An Islamist field commander says that 18 militiamen have been killed in an attack on a western Libyan town. The commander in the coalition of Islamist militias known as the Dawn of Libya said the rival Zintan militia, backed by local tribes loyal to renegade Gen. Khalifa...

  • Defunct sanatorium at center of new state park

    Published: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) — The state knows the big draw of its newest park, Seaside, will be its sandy beaches and the rolling grassy lawns that look out onto Long Island Sound. But a look inland reveals what makes this 36-acre spot unique: a now-defunct sanatorium designed by noted...

  • A look at people killed during space missions

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo accident proved what astronauts and their families know too well: Space can be deadly. The pilot who died Friday would be the 20th person killed in flight in either a space mission or a flight test. Add the three Apollo 1 astronauts who...

  • Burkina Faso: 2nd soldier says he's president

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending his 27-year reign and sparking a struggle in the military for control of the West African country. An army general quickly...

  • Sect. of state predicts under 60 percent turnout

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's U.S. Senate race has drawn national attention and a lot of advertising, but the secretary of state says that may not convert to heavy turnout on Tuesday. Jason Gant tells WNAX-AM he's predicting just under 60 percent of South Dakotans will cast...

  • Spacecraft for tourists breaks up on test flight

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere broke up during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week. Virgin Galactic's...

  • Nurse free to move about as restrictions eased

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse in who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her, handing officials in Maine a defeat in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public...

  • James leads Cavaliers past Bulls, 114-108 in OT

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James simply wanted to shrug off a poor debut with his new, old team. How is this for redemption? James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night. The first meeting between two teams...

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