• As Mugabe turns 93, an anxious Zimbabwe wonders who’s next

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — As the world’s oldest head of state approaches his 93rd birthday on Tuesday, Zimbabwe has been planning a party for thousands of people in honor of President Robert Mugabe. For weeks, state television has led its broadcasts with tributes.

  • China suspends coal imports from North Korea over missiles

    BEIJING (AP) — China on Sunday began a suspension of all coal imports from North Korea for the rest of the year as it increases pressure on its communist neighbor to give up its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

    Updated: 9:00 pm

  • Labor secretary nominee faces Senate hearing, for 4th time

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and a leading Republican are highlighting a key fact about labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta: He has been confirmed three times by the Senate.

  • Navajo justice to file lawsuit challenging meeting payments

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A Navajo Nation Supreme Court justice is planning to file a lawsuit challenging the legality of payments Navajo Council members receive for meetings.

  • New Mexico reconsiders subsidies to high-risk insurance pool

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration sought Friday to shift the state’s financial obligations for a group of 2,700 people with serious and expensive medical conditions to the private health insurance market.

  • Thousands join Rep. Pearce’s telephone town hall

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Nearly 10,000 callers participated in U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce’s telephone town hall, which his office said was an alternative way for the Republican congressman to meet with his constituents who are spread throughout New Mexico’s rural 2nd District.

  • New Mexico Democrats rally around tax plan to fix budget gap

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democrats in the New Mexico House of Representatives are rallying around a package of tax and revenue measures designed to shore up state finances and stave off spending cuts to education and Medicaid health care.

  • Fund manager Q&A: A diversified approach to income-investing

    Bond investors aren’t exactly known as risk-seekers.

  • After failed union vote, Boeing hails Trump visit to plant

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Boeing workers’ overwhelming anti-union vote at the aviation giant’s 787 Dreamliner plant in South Carolina is a big victory for Southern politicians and business leaders who have lured manufacturing jobs to the region on the promise of keeping unions out.

  • Trump names Acosta as new choice to become labor secretary

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one day after his original pick abruptly withdrew from consideration.