• Albuquerque added to federal effort to fight opioid epidemic

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The largest city in a state with one of the nation’s worst drug overdose rates was added Wednesday to a federal program aimed at helping similar cities deal with the scourge of heroin and prescription drug addiction.

  • Chelsea Manning released after 7 years in military prison

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, spared by presidential clemency from the rest of a 35-year prison term for giving classified materials to anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, stepped out of a military lockup Wednesday and into a future she said she was eager to define.

  • New Mexico gains foster parents but demand continues

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The number of certified foster families in New Mexico has grown by more than 20 percent over the last two years, but state officials say there’s still more that needs to be done to meet growing demand.