By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A tribal newspaper in Arizona is publishing a detailed voter guide for the first time ever. A New Mexico pueblo is sending kindergartners home with get-out-the-vote buttons for their parents. Tribes in Wisconsin are reaching out to
By ANDREW MIGA and KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A resurgent Mitt Romney is popping up more in other Republican candidates' ads as both parties press their closing arguments in closely contested Senate races.
President Barack Obama continues to be referenced in negative
By JONATHAN FAHEY and SCOTT MAYEROWITZAssociated Press Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - Homes grew chilly without heat. Food spoiled in refrigerators. Televisions remained silent. And people everywhere scurried for a spot to charge their cellphones.
Two full days after Superstorm Sandy ripped through
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A grand jury will consider the case of two Guatemalan immigrants killed when a Texas state trooper in a helicopter opened fire to stop a tarp-covered truck that authorities thought was ferrying drugs near the Mexico border, a
By DANIEL WAGNERAP Business Writer
MasterCard's net income rose strongly in the third quarter as its overseas business thrived, the company said Wednesday.
The payments company's business grew by virtually every measure. It processed 8.7 billion transactions, an increase of 24 percent
By JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - A Mexican man accused in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has admitted he was part of a crew that sneaked into the United States to find marijuana smugglers to rob at the time of the fatal shooting.
Manuel Osorio-Arellanes pleaded
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Police in New Mexico say Gene Hackman was acting in self-defense when he slapped a homeless man who had become aggressive toward the Oscar-winning actor and his wife.
The Albuquerque Journal reports that the incident occurred Tuesday afternoon in downtown Santa Fe. Police
by Univ. of Idaho Athletics
DENVER, Colo. – In a back-and-forth battle, the Idaho volleyball team came out on the wrong end of a marathon five-setter, falling to Denver 3-2 in Western Athletic Conference play on Monday night.
The Vandals lost 28-26, 22-25, 22-25, 30-28, 17-15 in their 10th
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press
SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) - An unknown hazardous material sickened about 200 people Tuesday just northwest of El Paso, Texas, as some workers in the industrial area where the substance released described feeling a burning sensation on their skin, according to
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Republican-leaning outside group is investing in Nebraska's suddenly tighter Senate race, looking to shore up Republican Deb Fischer as she tries to turn back Democrat Bob Kerrey's bid to return to the Senate.
American Crossroads, the