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File photo of horses on drought-plagued land. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Navajos Round Up Horses On Drought-Stricken Land

Navajo Nation rangers have rounded up numerous horses in northwestern New Mexico under an operation conducted as part of the tribe’s response to the continuing drought.

08/19/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Mexico Boy Set To Go To Court In Dad’s Killing

The 10-year-old New Mexico boy lived in an abusive, filthy home and had tried desperately to get help to stop the beatings he and his younger siblings had for years faced at the hands of their abusive father, his attorney says.

08/15/2013

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Report: Fake Officer Stopped Real Police Agents

Authorities say a man driving a truck with police lights on top made a crucial misstep during a bogus police stop in northern New Mexico.

08/08/2013

File photo of Sir Paul McCartney.  (credit: Cameron Spencer/AFP/GettyImages)

NM Exhibit Shines Light On Rare Beatles Photos

Snow and frigid temperatures didn’t stop thousands of screaming teenagers from crowding into the Washington Coliseum in the nation’s capital for the Beatles first live concert on American soil.

08/02/2013

File photo of a gavel in a courtroom.  (Credit: Thinkstock)

Judge To Decide Whether To Block Horse Slaughter

A federal judge in Albuquerque is expected to decide Friday whether companies in New Mexico and Iowa can begin legally slaughtering horses, for the first time in the country since it was effectively banned in 2006.

08/02/2013

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Aug. 29, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

New Mexico Governor Bans July Fourth Fireworks On State Lands

All fireworks and campfires will be banned on state lands as July Fourth approaches and crews continue to battle wildfires across New Mexico, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Tuesday.

07/03/2013

File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Hearts Heavy As Firefighters Battle Blazes In N.M.

The burdens of a relentless heat wave and persistent drought started to give way Monday to cooler temperatures and a little bit of rain as hundreds of firefighters tried to rein in a pair of unruly blazes burning through New Mexico’s tinder-dry forests.

07/01/2013

File photo of a Mariachi band (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

11-Year-Old Mariachi From NBA Finals Coming To NM

An 11-year-old Latino boy whose singing of the national anthem at the NBA Finals set off a barrage of racist tweets is coming to Albuquerque.

06/28/2013

File photo of an area affected by drought. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Fracking Fuels Water Fights In Nation’s Dry Spots

The latest domestic energy boom is sweeping through some of the nation’s driest pockets, drawing millions of gallons of water to unlock oil and gas reserves from beneath the Earth’s surface.

06/16/2013

File photo of a black bear.  (credit: Mark Harris/Getty Images)

Elderly Woman Attacked By Black Bear In NM

State wildlife officials say an 82-year-old bedridden woman suffered scratches on her face and head when a 400-pound black bear broke into her northern New Mexico home and attacked her.

06/08/2013

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