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Missing teen with autism found in New Mexico, about 200 miles away from his Arizona home

Feb. 28, 2024 23:29 PM EST

DEMING, N.M. (AP) — A missing teen with autism has been found in New Mexico — about 200 miles (322 kilometers) away from his home in southern Arizona, according to New Mexico State Police. The 13-year-old turned up at a Walmart in Deming on Tuesday after going missing the night...

Biden administration taps $366M to fund clean energy for Native American tribes and rural areas

Feb. 27, 2024 20:30 PM EST

The federal government will fund 17 projects across the U.S. to expand access to renewable energy on Native American reservations and in other rural areas, the Biden administration announced Tuesday. The $366 million plan will pay for solar, battery storage and hydropower projects in...

Early childhood education bill wins support from state Senate panel

Feb. 27, 2024 13:02 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An ambitious measure to expand early childhood education in Kentucky passed an early test Tuesday, winning broad support from a legislative panel as lawmakers look for ways to relieve parental stress by increasing access to childcare. The proposal cleared the...

Witness at trial recounts fatal shooting of cinematographer by Alec Baldwin

Feb. 26, 2024 23:45 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Testimony at trial Monday turned emotional and argumentative as an eyewitness recounted the fatal 2021 shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin during a movie rehearsal and described gun misfires, crew members walking out and a “ludicrous” pace of work. ...

Becker scores 19 points, Petraitis hits late 3 to lift Air Force over New Mexico, 78-77

Feb. 24, 2024 20:15 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Beau Becker led Air Force with 19 points and Rytis Petraitis hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 7.5 seconds left as the Falcons took down New Mexico 78-77 on Saturday night. Becker also contributed six rebounds for the Falcons (9-17, 2-12 Mountain West...

Federal prosecutors accuse a New Mexico woman of fraud in oil and gas royalty case

Feb. 24, 2024 17:25 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico businesswoman is accused of defrauding the U.S. government and two Native American tribes of taxes and royalties due to them for oil and gas that her companies extracted from leased federal and tribal lands. Federal prosecutors announced this...

Air Force takes on New Mexico, seeks to end 7-game skid

Feb. 24, 2024 04:15 AM EST

Air Force Falcons (8-17, 1-12 MWC) at New Mexico Lobos (21-6, 9-5 MWC) Albuquerque, New Mexico; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Lobos -19; over/under is 146.5 BOTTOM LINE: Air Force comes into the matchup with New Mexico as losers of seven...

New Mexico hosts conference foe Air Force

Feb. 23, 2024 03:47 AM EST

Air Force Falcons (8-17, 1-12 MWC) at New Mexico Lobos (21-6, 9-5 MWC) Albuquerque, New Mexico; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Ethan Taylor and the Air Force Falcons take on JT Toppin and the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday. The Lobos have gone 12-2 at...

Dent goes length of floor for winning layup in New Mexico's 68-66 win over No. 22 Colorado State

Feb. 22, 2024 01:33 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Donovan Dent drove the length of the court to lay in the winning shot with 2.8 seconds to play and give New Mexico a 68-66 win over No. 22 Colorado State on Wednesday night. Dent, who finished with 16 points, barreled straight up the floor with the Lobos...

Court lifts US coal sales moratorium in a setback for Dems and environmentalists

Feb. 21, 2024 19:36 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday struck down a moratorium on coal leasing from federal lands in a move that could open the door to future coal sales from vast, publicly owned reserves of the fuel that's a major source of climate-changing greenhouse gases. ...