• Tunisian women’s rights plan rattles Muslim traditionalists

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Some denounce it as a violation of Islamic law, others embrace it as revolutionary: An initiative by Tunisia’s president to make inheritance and marriage rules fairer to women is reverberating around the Muslim world, and risks dividing his country.

  • From India to Malaysia, Rohingya face hardship, uncertainty

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Recent violence in Myanmar has driven hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to seek refuge across the border in Bangladesh. But Rohingya have been fleeing persecution in Buddhist-majority Myanmar for decades, and many who have made it to safety in other countries still face a precarious existence.

  • Archdiocese of Santa Fe releases names of accused priests

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Archdiocese of Santa Fe has released the names of 74 priests and religious leaders found guilty of sexually abusing children by state or church authorities.

  • New Mexico prosecutor, insurance company spar over taxes

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A standoff over millions of dollars in insurance premium taxes escalated on Tuesday between New Mexico’s attorney general and the state’s largest health-care insurance provider.

  • New Mexico school removes religious mural after complaint

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A complaint prompted a public school in eastern New Mexico to remove a mural containing a dove, an anchor and a Bible verse.