• New Mexico sees stark financial choices in health overhaul

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Stark choices lie ahead for New Mexico about which residents continue to receive Medicaid coverage and to what extent if congressional Republicans enact a plan to overhaul Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, according to first detailed analysis from the state with the nation’s second-highest poverty rate.

  • Father: No warning before officers fired on car, killing son

    MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — Christopher Few remembers hearing the gunshots that tore into his flesh and killed his 6-year-old autistic son. The barrage of bullets didn’t stop when he stuck his hands out the window of his car in a sign of surrender.

  • Naan starter: UK curry restaurants feel betrayed by Brexit

    LONDON (AP) — Mohammed-Faizul Haque makes it all look so easy.

  • Rape, abuse, death of girls at Guatemala home burned by fire

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — When firefighters entered the home for troubled youth, they discovered more than two dozen girls on the floor of a locked room, most of them dead.

  • Wicker: SDSU could build football stadium on its own

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Athletic director John David Wicker says San Diego State is prepared to build a new football stadium on its own if it isn’t involved in a billion-dollar development that would include a stadium for an MLS team.

  • Lawmaker charged with child prostitution filed odd bills

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican state senator charged with child prostitution once proposed a bill to prohibit the use of human fetuses in food and spent 17 years working with a program that introduces young people to government.

  • Rusty patched bumblebee first of species called endangered

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The rusty patched bumblebee on Tuesday became the first officially endangered bee species in the continental U.S., overcoming objections from some business interests and a last-minute delay ordered by the Trump administration.

  • Cities, sheriffs find flaws in US immigration detainer list

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Several city officials and sheriffs around the U.S. lashed out Tuesday at a White House report aiming to shame them over what the Trump administration sees as lax immigration policies, saying it includes wrong or misleading information about recent arrests of immigrants or their jail policies.

  • Gorsuch, students defend his questions about women at work

    Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said Tuesday he taught his law school students about inappropriate questions from prospective employers, contradicting a student who accused him of showing a lack of respect for working women during a classroom discussion about family planning and the workplace.

  • Accelerated executions: Arkansas plans 8 over 10-day period

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — After nearly a dozen years without an execution, Arkansas is racing to put eight men to death next month over a 10-day period — an unprecedented timetable the state says is necessary because one of the three ingredients in the lethal injection will soon expire.