• Candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham unveils economic agenda

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A prominent Democratic candidate for New Mexico governor says she would push if elected to increase the statewide minimum wage, lift a cap on film-industry subsidies and ramp up renewable energy requirements for electric utilities.

  • City council to vote on legislation for PawSox stadium

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island city council will support legislation that calls for the city and the state to commit $38 million toward a new stadium for a Boston Red Sox minor league team.

  • Technology guides small donations to Democratic candidates

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An online fundraising platform in the vein of PayPal has helped Democratic congressional candidates in New Mexico round up small contributions ahead of 2018 elections.

  • Lawmaker: Mascot wrong to rally for kneeling cheerleaders

    KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — The student who wears the owl mascot costume at a Georgia public university where five cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem had no business leading a cross-campus march in support of the cheerleaders, an influential lawmaker said.

  • Minnesota Somalis mourn, pray for those impacted by bombing

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Members of Minnesota’s large Somali community said Monday they are heartbroken and grieving but searching for ways to help after the weekend bombing in Somalia that killed more than 300 people.

  • US judge hears fight over New Mexico campaign contributions

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Attorneys for Republican Steve Pearce are seeking a preliminary injunction to tap nearly $1 million in political contributions he collected while in Congress to use in his gubernatorial run.

  • Populist parties gain more victories in European politics

    BERLIN (AP) — Right-wing parties chalked up two more victories in Europe over the weekend, coming second in Austria’s national election and entering another state parliament in Germany, putting further pressure on mainstream conservatives to take a harder line on immigration.

  • US, states struggle to pay spiraling cost of fighting fires

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The long and brutal 2017 wildfire season is stressing the state and federal agencies that have to pay for the army of ground crews and machinery required to fight them.

  • Maddon ‘couldn’t disagree more’ with overturned call at home

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Maddon was ejected by the umpires Saturday night, but his real beef is with Major League Baseball’s rules.

  • In war on GOP establishment, Bannon enlists his troops

    JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon has declared war on the Republican establishment, and now he’s amassing his troops. They include a convicted felon, a perennial candidate linked to an environmental conspiracy theory, and a Southern lawmaker known for provocative ethnic and racial comments.