New Mexico

Florida man faked his murder using a gun and a weather balloon

The mysterious death of a Florida man has been solved, police say, after piecing together an elaborate suicide plot that included a weather balloon hoisting a gun into the sky.<p>Palm Beach Gardens police began investigating the death of Alan Jay Abrahamson as a homicide. His body was found with a …

Florida

America’s 10 worst states to live in

Far be it for us to dent your home state pride, but the fact is that there are ways to objectively measure quality of life, and some states do not …

Criminology

Mad Jack’s Mountaintop Barbecue Offers Texas-Style Brisket in New Mexico

Kirk Jackson didn’t like banks. Unbeknownst to his family, he stuffed cash into tackle boxes, jars, and toolboxes and hid them in the trunk of a …

Texas

Oil prices rise from 3-mth low as more Norwegian oil workers strike

© Reuters. Oil prices rise from 3-mth low as more Norwegian oil workers strike<p>TOKYO, July 17 (Reuters) - Brent crude prices rose from a three-month …

Oil

A Passenger Bus Crash in New Mexico Has Killed Three People and Injured Dozens

(BERNALILLO, N.M.) — A crash involving a commercial passenger bus and three other vehicles on a New Mexico highway early Sunday killed three people …

El Paso

A New 'Succession' Takes The Roys To New Mexico

The more <i>Succession</i> leaves Waystar’s boardroom and the Roy family townhouse, the more interesting the show becomes. The pacing of the show still feels overly drawn out and meandering, but the show is done a great service when forced to make use of the space its in. This week takes the family to …

Siblings

Inside the World’s Only Chile Pepper Research Institute

The center has spread spicy knowledge for decades.<p>It’s hard to imagine New Mexico without its peppers, which in the region retain the Spanish …

New Mexico

Border Agents Nab Illegal Immigrant, Two Co-Conspirators Trafficking 15 Pounds Of Heroin

5:14 PM 07/16/2018<p>Authorities recently arrested an illegal immigrant and two co-conspirators at a border checkpoint for attempting to smuggle a large …

Conservative View

9 UFO Sightings No One Can Explain

Lots of unidentified flying objects turn out to be weather balloons, clouds, or planes, but there are definitely sightings that can’t be explained …

Paranormal

New Mexico lawmakers weigh immigration detention oversight

Several migrants told New Mexico lawmakers Monday that they were denied medication and adequate treatment while detained inside two different federal …

News (U.S.)

Here Are Recipes for the Most Searched Dish From Every State—Plus DC

Every state has their go-to foods. And we have ways to make them healthier.<p>1 of 52<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 52<p>Alabama: Broccoli Salad<p>3 of 52<p>Alaska: …

Cooking

Texas Wildlife Officers Post Images Of Rare White Rattlesnake

Herpeotologists say a rare white rattlesnake found near El Paso, Texas may look like it is an albino but it isn't. Texas Parks and Recreation posted …

El Paso

How ‘November Rain’ Became One Of Rock’s Greatest Ballads

You think ‘November Rain’, you think: a tiny white chapel, a hugely expensive video, a wailing guitar solo at the edge of a cliff. You think: …

Music

Santa Fe ISD trustees agree to install metal detectors

The split vote comes after weeks of contentious debate in wake of shootings<p>Image 1of/12<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Metal detectors will be installed in all four of …

San Francisco Bay Area

Episode 5: Geoffrey West on Networks, Scaling, and the Pace of Life - Sean Carroll

If you scale up an animal to twice its height, keeping everything else proportionate, its volume and weight become eight times as much. Such a …

Stanford University

A Winter

As much as Americans like to proclaim this as the Land o' the Free, the home of Liberty R Us, it is simply hype for the most part.<p>Story time:<p>Robyn …

El Paso

Top 10 Culinary Experiences to Soak up Local Flavor

Make Salt on the California Coast<p><i>$70 for the workshop with food pairings and a glass of wine,</i> <i>terranea.com</i><p>At Terranea Resort—situated less than an …

Marin County

Texas man gets prison for drug trafficking in New Mexico

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Texas man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for heroin and methamphetamine trafficking in New Mexico.<p>Prosecutors say 39-year-old Jesus Gerardo Prieto Jr. of El Paso was sentenced Monday in federal court in Las Cruces.<p>Prieto was arrested last October at the …

Crime

Major Route to Yosemite Cut Off by Wildfire

Two days after a heavy equipment firefighter was killed battling the Ferguson fire in Central California, one of the major roads into Yosemite …

Forests

Gault site research pushes back date of earliest North Americans

For decades, researchers believed the Western Hemisphere was settled by humans roughly 13,500 years ago, a theory based largely upon the widespread …

Anthropology

Whittier Man Charged With Attempted Murder, Mayhem After Allegedly Attacking Wife With Chain Saw in Front of Children

A man who allegedly attacked his wife with a chain saw in front of their children last week has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated …

Crime

High Court's Original Sin; Election Security; Ivy Pipeline; Meter Man

Good morning, it’s Monday, July 16, 2018. Eighty-three years ago today, a maddening -- if functional -- invention appeared on the streets of our …

U.S. State Supreme Courts

Out of Africa: Dust from the Sahara Desert adding to heat misery in Texas this week

Sure, it's always hot in Texas in July, but this week a new ingredient from an ocean away is adding to the heat misery there: Plumes of dust from the Sahara Desert will bring hazy skies to the Lone Star State.<p>"The haze is due to dust from the Sahara Desert being blown thousands of miles to the …

News (U.S.)

State's chief deputy defender resigns amid harassment claims

SANTA FE, N.M. — The chief deputy of New Mexico’s Offices of the Public Defender is resigning amid allegations of sexual harassment, the state’s …

Sexual Harassment

The Toads Of Trinity: Witnesses To The Atomic Age

They were all there.<p>Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the bomb; Edward Teller, the original Dr. Strangelove; Enrico Fermi, creator of the first …

New Mexico

Investigation into weeping Virgin Mary statue continues in New Mexico

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico — The Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces continues to investigate a Virgin Mary sculpture in a Hobbs church that appears to be …

Pope Francis

U.S. shale oil output expected to hit record high in August: EIA | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. oil output from seven major shale formations is expected to rise by 143,000 barrels a day to a record 7.47 million barrels per day in August, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in a monthly report on Monday.<p>FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack is seen at sunset near …

Oil

Gophers football: Rodney Smith, Thomas Barber on preseason watch lists

Two of the Gophers football team’s most-important players for the 2018 season were named to preseason college football award watch lists …

College Sports

Democrats ask Trump to backpedal decision on Obamacare risk adjustment program

The Trump administration should reverse its decision to stop an Obamacare program that collects and pays out billions of dollars to health insurance …

Health Care

Discussion to focus on Native American voting rights

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Access and barriers to the political process across Indian Country will be the focus of an upcoming discussion in Washington, D.C.<p>U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, vice chair of Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, will be leading Tuesday's conversation about Native American voting …

Right To Vote