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Archive for May 24th, 2013

  • Santa Fe police investigate fatal hit-and-run

    May 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Chimayo man is dead after a hit-and-run accident in Santa Fe. Santa Fe police identify the victim as 29-year-old Juan Lopez. They say Lopez wasn’t in a crosswalk when he was struck Thursday morning. Police say...

  • Oil patch county paces NM population growth

    May 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Lea County, in the heart of southeastern New Mexico’s bustling oil patch, was the fastest-growing county in the state last year, while two-third of the counties lost population, according to the Census Bureau. With New...

  • Brown hounded for calling Manila ‘gates of hell’

    May 24, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this April 23, 2006 file photo, author Dan Brown talks about his court dealings surrounding his book “The Da Vinci Code” in Portsmouth, N.H. Dan Brown’s description of Manila as “the gates of hell” in the American...

  • Jurors deadlock on Jodi Arias penalty; retrial set

    May 24, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Jodi Arias listens as the verdict for sentencing is read for her first degree murder conviction at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix, Ariz., on Thursday, May 23, 2013. The jury in Jodi Arias’ trial was dismissed Thursday after failing to reach a...

  • Kreider keeps Rangers alive with OT goal

    May 24, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    New York Rangers’ Chris Kreider acknowledges the crowd after he scored the winning goal during the overtime period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Thursday, May 23, 2013, in New York. The Rangers...

  • Asia stock markets edge up after big sell-off

    May 24, 2013 • Business, World NewsComments Off

    A TV crew reports the plunge of Japanese stocks in front of an electronic stock indicator in Tokyo Thursday, May 23, 2013. Japanese stocks plummeted Thursday after a spike in government bond yields and unexpectedly weak Chinese manufacturing spooked investors...

  • Stricken Japan nuke plant struggles to keep staff

    May 24, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 file photo, The Unit 4 reactor building of the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station is seen through a bus window in Okuma, Japan. Tokyo Electric Power Co., the utility that runs the Fukushima Dai-ichi...

  • Writer Chinua Achebe honored in Nigeria funeral

    May 24, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Men hold programs bearing the image of Chinua Achebe during a funeral service in Ogidi, Nigeria, on Thursday, May 23, 2013. The family of famed writer Chinua Achebe buried the writer Thursday in his hometown of Ogidi. Achebe is widely known for his 1958...

  • Why worry? Less aid by Fed would point to recovery

    May 24, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, May 22, 2013, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before a Senate Joint Economic Committee hearing on “The Economic Outlook” . Investors have...

  • Hobby Lobby tests birth-control coverage mandate

    May 24, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Hobby Lobby Attorney Kyle Duncan, second from right, and members of his team arrive at the federal courthouse in Denver on Thursday, May 23, 2013, for a full 10th Circuit hearing challenging the federal health care law. Hobby Lobby stores is challenging a...