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NM official welcomes prevalence of breastfeeding

August 6, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state’s top health official says it’s good news that more New Mexico mothers are breastfeeding their babies. Health Secretary Catherine Torres says she’s encouraged by findings of a recent report released by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC report says that 81.5 percent of New...

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NM man back in prison after being released early

August 6, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man is back in prison after being released too early. KOAT-TV (http://bit.ly/RA1TfJ ) reports that 37-year-old Anthony Madrid was taken back into custody Wednesday after serving 1½ years for burglary. That was after...

NM archaeology course lets all ages keep digging

August 6, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

David Hoefer, left, from Louisville Ky. and Francie Goodrich, right, from Seattle, excavate chard wood as Richard Binggeli, center, the crew leader, watches, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/The Albuquerque Journal, Eddie Moore)...

Many wildfire evacuation orders lifted in Oklahoma

August 6, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Gov. Mary Fallin, left, hugs James Sparr who lost his home and busines, in the background, after wildfires burned across the state in Mannford, Okla., Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Tulsa World, Mike Simons) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Many Oklahoma residents...

Syrian forces vow 'decisive' showdown for Aleppo

August 6, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this image made from a video released by the Baraa Brigades and accessed Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, a Free Syrian Army soldier, right, tells an Iranian man to display his identification cards in Damascus, Syria. Armed men in the video identify themselves as...

Obama embraces health care law after court ruling

August 6, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 23, 2010, file photo, President Barack Obama reacts to cheers as he and Vice President Joe Biden arrive in the East Room of the White House in Washington, for the signing ceremony for the health care bill. Obama, emboldened by the...

Spain charges terror suspects who went paragliding

August 6, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Police reverse the car carrying one of the two Russian Islamist terror suspects (out of view) to the National Court, as confirmed by court officials in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. Spanish police arrested three suspected members of al-Qaida who they...

Eagles coach Andy Reid's oldest son found dead

August 6, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

Lehigh University campus police block off a road leading to the Sayre Park dorms that house Philadelphia Eagles players and support staff, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, in Bethlehem, Pa. Garrett Reid, son of Eagles coach Andy Reid, was found dead in his dorm room...

Thumbprint readers stir fears in Venezuela vote

August 6, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

A voter uses a fingerprint scanner during a mock election to simulate upcoming Oct. 7 presidential election at a polling station in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. The country’s electoral council has long used fingerprint scanners at the...

AP source: Loughner would get life in shooting

August 5, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This photo released Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, by the U.S. Marshal’s Service shows Jared Lee Loughner, the suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage that killed six people and left several others wounded, including then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle...