• Pakistan reeling after IS bombing at Sufi shrine killed 88

    SEHWAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani forces killed and arrested dozens of suspects in sweeping raids as the death toll from a massive suicide bombing by the Islamic State group that targeted a famed Sufi shrine the day before rose to 88 on Friday.

  • Critics: Trump should not ignore domestic terrorist threats

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Bud Welch knows something about the human cost of terrorism. His 23-year-old daughter was killed when a rental truck packed with explosives destroyed the Oklahoma City federal building.

  • Feds propose wolf releases in southwestern New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal wildlife managers want to release two packs of Mexican gray wolves in wilderness areas near the Arizona-New Mexico border this year in an effort to bolster a struggling population threatened by inbreeding.

  • AP review: Court nominee backed minimum for disabled kids

    Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has embraced a bare-bones standard of education for disabled children, but he has often upheld other civil rights complaints against schools, an Associated Press review of his legal record shows.

  • 7 Hong Kong police get 2 years’ prison in activist’s beating

    HONG KONG (AP) — Seven Hong Kong police officers were sentenced Friday to two years in prison for assaulting a pro-democracy activist at the height of 2014 protests, in an attack that was caught on film by TV news cameras.

  • Kratch, Santa Clara stun Pepperdine with 106-55 win

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Nate Kratch had a career-high 32 points on 13-of-16 shooting and Santa Clara set a school record with 22 3-pointers to beat Pepperdine 106-55 on Thursday night.

  • Trump supporters cheer his combative stance with the media

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his Thursday news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media for the controversies roiling his administration.

  • Texas governor slams NFL over ‘bathroom bill’ criticism

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is slamming the NFL for criticizing a bill in his state’s Legislature that would prohibit transgender people from using the public restroom of their choice.

  • Conversion therapy ban advances in New Mexico Legislature

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Proposed legislation is advancing in New Mexico to ban the use on minors of conversion therapy that seeks to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • Some New Mexico businesses join ‘A Day Without Immigrants’

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some businesses in Albuquerque and Santa Fe have joined “A Day Without Immigrants” national protest by closing for a day.