• Survivors return to Auschwitz 75 years after liberation

    OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp prayed and wept as they marked the 75th anniversary of its liberation, returning Monday to the place where they lost entire families and warning about the ominous growth of anti-Semitism and hatred in the world.

  • Alabama fire chief confirms deaths as fire destroys 35 boats

    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — A massive fire that killed at least eight people and destroyed dozens of boats in an Alabama marina early Monday was spread so rapidly by the wind that “we didn’t have time to do nothing,” said one resident who survived but lost his brother in the cold water.

  • Ally of Venezuela’s Maduro hires DC lobbyist to build ties

    MIAMI (AP) — An ally of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has hired a Washington lobbyist whose business has boomed under the Trump administration as part of a $12.5 million effort to ease sanctions and reset bilateral relations as the U.S.-backed campaign to oust the socialist leader stalls.

  • New Mexico may extend tax credit to non-citizens

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Activists for immigrant communities are pushing for legislation that allows New Mexico residents without Social Security numbers to qualify for state tax credits aimed at working families.

  • Los Angeles unites in grief for adopted son Kobe Bryant

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The chants rose in the plaza across from Staples Center. “Kobe!” and “MVP! MVP!” They came from hundreds of fans gathered to mourn the death of Kobe Bryant.

  • Review: Novel by Paul Yoon offers rare view of war-torn Laos

    “Run Me to Earth,” Simon & Schuster, by Paul Yoon

  • Fox to televise 2021 and 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cups

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox will televise the 2021 and 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cups under an agreement for English-language U.S. rights reached between the network and the Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean Association Football.

  • GOP House hopeful’s email questions early Trump support

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Republican congressional hopeful in a critical southern New Mexico race who has made her “100% support for Donald Trump” part of her campaign once sought backing for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz for president, according to an email.

  • Elizabeth Warren seeks spark in final sprint to Iowa

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is fighting to regain momentum in the turbulent tussle for the Democratic presidential nomination amid lingering questions about her consistency and ability to defeat President Donald Trump.

  • Emu back in Las Cruces home after being gone 3 months

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A former state lawmaker’s emu that has been missing since Thanksgiving is safely back at its home near Las Cruces.