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  • 2 Bernalillo County sisters found safe in Mexico

    August 4, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two New Mexico sisters who were the issue of an Amber Alert have been found south of the border. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office said early Sunday morning that 9-year-old Genesis Marquez and 10-year-old Trinity Marquez...

  • Rail Runner service expected to resume

    August 4, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico transportation officials say all Rail Runner service is expected to resume a day after being derailed by severe rain. The New Mexico Department of Transportation says all trains should operate on schedule Sunday after some...

  • Alamogordo official suspended over water bills

    August 4, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — An Alamogordo city official has been suspended without pay for allegedly allowing the water bills of family and friends to go unpaid. The Alamogordo Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1s1Tc1c) that Customer Service Manager Armando...

  • Memorial in Albuquerque honors slain homeless men

    August 4, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two homeless men who were allegedly beaten to death were remembered Saturday at a memorial service at an Albuquerque shelter. About 100 people paid their respects to 44-year-old Allison Gorman and 46-year-old Kee Thompson at Noon...

  • Israel withdraws most troops from Gaza

    August 4, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    An Israeli drone circles over Gaza City on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel withdrew most of its ground troops from the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an apparent winding down of the nearly monthlong operation...

  • American nurse with Ebola to leave Liberia Tuesday

    August 4, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Hospital workers pass police officers guarding an entrance to Emory University Hospital after an ambulance arrived transporting an American that was infected with the Ebola virus, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Atlanta. A specially outfitted plane carrying Dr....

  • Syrian rebels kill 10, capture others in Lebanon

    August 4, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Lebanese army soldiers stand guard as ambulances wait at the entrance of Arsal, a Sunni Muslim town near the Syrian border, in eastern Lebanon, Sunday, Aug 3, 2014. Syrian rebels killed at least 10 Lebanese troops and likely captured over a dozen more in an...

  • Hospital killing shows safety gap in mental health

    August 4, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE–In this July 24, 2014 file photo, a hospital worker embraces a woman near the scene of a shooting at the Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa. The deadly shooting at the suburban Philadelphia hospital is serving as yet another illustration of the...

  • Ukraine’s army on outskirts of rebel stronghold

    August 4, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    A pro-Russian rebel takes photos of cars of the convoy of International forensic experts and members of the OSCE mission in Ukraine at the area of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 plane crash near the village of Rossipne, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine,...

  • Not so golden: Wealth gap lasting into retirement

    August 4, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this July 7, 2014 photo, Susan McNamara returns a book to the public library in Quincy, Mass. “Over the years, all I’ve been able to do, especially as a single parent, is just pay your bills every month,” said McNamara, a 62-year-old adjunct...