• Jimmy Kimmel transforms debate, and shows comedy’s new role

    NEW YORK (AP) — If the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare doesn’t work, it may become known as the Jimmy Kimmel Non-Law.

  • Insurance rate hike sets record for New Mexico exchange

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico insurance regulators have approved the largest increases in health insurance premiums on the state’s subsidized exchange since its creation nearly four years ago.

  • UEFA president wants lawmakers to help make soccer fairer

    GENEVA (AP) — UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin challenged European lawmakers on Wednesday to help make the business of soccer fairer.

  • New Mexico presses forward with Medicaid premiums, copays

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is pressing forward with plans to limit increases in state spending on Medicaid health care for low-income and disabled residents by adding monthly premiums and copayments from patients, as Senate Republicans in Washington contemplate fundamental changes to Medicaid.

  • North American Soccer League sues US Soccer Foundation

    NEW YORK (AP) — The North American Soccer League has sued the United States Soccer Federation, saying it has illegally protected the monopoly position of its business partner: Major League Soccer.

  • US senators call for lower tariffs on pecan exports to India

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Several U.S. senators are urging federal trade officials to take action to lower tariffs on pecan exports to India in hopes of helping growers in a number of pecan-producing states.

  • Appeals court taking foie gras off the menu in California

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court reinstated California’s ban on foie gras Friday, finding that a state law preventing sales of the luxury liver pate made by force-feeding ducks and geese was not pre-empted by federal authority to regulate poultry products.

  • Medicaid strains New Mexico state finances

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Medicaid health care spending is expected to put an increased strain on New Mexico state finances in the coming fiscal year, even with generous federal provisions of the Obama administration left in place, according to state agency documents released Friday.

  • Albuquerque schools guarantee all students get hot meals

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque Public Schools now guarantee that all students will receive a hot meal and that they’re not shamed for the inability to pay for it.

  • New Mexico senators push for annual reports on lab safety

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s U.S. senators are pushing for language to be included in a major defense spending bill that they say would bolster safety at national laboratories in the state.