• White House: Trump budget will hike defense spending by $54B

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in U.S. military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid to make the government “do more with less.”

    Updated: 6:34 pm

  • Report warns of state money fallout from health law repeal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people with the loss of insurance coverage.

  • New Mexico governor plans meeting with US Health Secretary

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez plans to meet with Health and Human Services Sec. Tom Price during her visit to Washington, D.C.

  • Santa Fe cardiologist changes plea to guilty in fraud case

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe cardiologist accused of health care fraud and wire fraud has changed his plea to guilty.

  • ‘It saved my life’: Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts

    CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesaving, for some of those caught up in the nation’s opioid-addiction crisis.