MENU

Archive for June 13th, 2013

  • NSA leaker mysterious despite hours of interviews

    June 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    The picture of Edward Snowden, a former CIA employee who leaked top-secret documents about sweeping U.S. surveillance programs, is displayed on the front page of South China Morning Post at a news stand in Hong Kong Thursday, June 13, 2013. Snowden dropped...

  • Nissan hopes to grab share of Japan minicar market

    June 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this June 6, 2013 photo, visitors check Nissan’s compact car “DAYZ” after a press conference in Tokyo. Japanese automakers Nissan and Mitsubishi are joining forces to grab a bigger share of the country’s lucrative market for tiny...

  • Ariz. health care fight aligns Obama with ex-rival

    June 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Rep. Karen Fann, R-Prescott, left, rips up an amendment to a bill that is pulled prior to vote, as Rep. Frank Pratt, R-Casa Grande, looks up in a special session budget battle for Medicaid funding on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Phoenix. The Arizona...

  • Scaffold workers rescued near top of NY skyscraper

    June 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    CORRECTS DESCRIPTION OF WORKERS TO MAINTENANCE WORKERS INSTEAD OF WINDOW WASHERS – Life continues on the street below the 600-foot high Hearst skyscraper in midtown Manhattan as firefighters rescue two maintenance workers whose scaffolding collapsed...

  • NY judge: Fed plan for morning-after pill sales OK

    June 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 2, 2013 photo, pharmacist Simon Gorelikov holds a generic emergency contraceptive, also called the morning-after pill, at the Health First Pharmacy in Boston. The plaintiffs in a legal battle over emergency contraceptives say in a...

  • US budget deficit widens $139 billion in May

    June 13, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, Aug. 8, 2011 file photo, a statue of former Treasury Secretary Albert Gallatin stands outside the Treasury Building in Washington. The Treasury reports on the federal budget deficit for May, on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. (AP...

  • Fire in northern NM is now 60 percent contained

    June 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    JEMEZ, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say the Thompson Ridge fire in northern New Mexico now is 60 percent contained. That’s 10 percent higher than earlier Wednesday and officials say the fire grew by only about 90 acres. It now is at 22,900 acres. The fire...

  • 5-year-old girl in Roswell found living in filth

    June 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in Roswell say they’ve found a 5-year-old autistic girl living in filth and confined in a small room similar to a cage. But the girl’s mother tells KRQE-TV (http://bit.ly/18yWJ1m ) she was just trying to keep her...

  • Fire managers prep for NM blaze to make ‘hard run’

    June 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A wildfire burning in the steep and narrow canyons of the Pecos Wilderness north of Santa Fe ballooned to more than 12 square miles on Wednesday. Fire managers said it’s still too dangerous to put any firefighters on the ground....

  • Silver Fire approaches evacuated old mining town

    June 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    HILLSBORO, N.M. (AP) — Firefighter in southwestern New Mexico are trying to keep a wildfire from reaching an old mining town whose 45 or so residents have already been evacuated. The Silver fire in southwestern New Mexico grew Wednesday and sent a blanket...