• 4th case of wound botulism this year reported in New Mexico

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials say they’re investigating the fourth case of wound botulism so far this year in a 26-year-old woman from Bernalillo County.

  • Spending soars on medication at New Mexico state agencies

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Spending on prescription medication by New Mexico state agencies is rising quickly as insurance coverage expands under Medicaid and demands for specialty drugs are met for everyone from prison inmates to retired state workers, a new study by the state Legislature has found.

  • House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, following a closed-door meeting of House Republicans. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Deal reached to keep US government running, help Flint

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Averting an election-year crisis, Congress late Wednesday sent President Barack Obama a bill to keep the government operating through Dec. 9 and provide $1.1 billion in long-delayed funding to battle the Zika virus.