• In this Nov. 22, 2015 file photo, Prince presents an award at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. On the front lines of America's fight against a drug-abuse epidemic, there have been emotional, sometimes contradictory reactions to news that investigators are looking into whether Prince died of an overdose. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

    Prince’s death: The view from front lines of drug epidemic

    NEW YORK (AP) — On the front lines of America’s fight against a drug-abuse epidemic, there have been emotional, sometimes contradictory reactions to news that investigators are looking into whether Prince died of an overdose.

  • In this April 21, 2016, photo, Children, Youth and Families Department Secretary Monique Jacobson talks at The Associated Press's bureau in Albuquerque about her agency's new campaign to battle child abuse. Featuring slick commercials starring Albuquerque-born UFC fighter Carlos Condit and images of children from New Mexico's Hispanic neighborhoods and American Indian Reservations, the "Pull Together" campaign seeks to engage parents and create a movement to transform the way residents sees child abuse in the state. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    The Latest: New Mexico bishops attack anti-child abuse push

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a New Mexico campaign aimed at tackling child abuse (all times local):

  • HUD awards some $2.9M to homeless programs in New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded more than $2.9 million to homeless housing and service programs across New Mexico.

  • ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016 AND THEREAFTER - In this April 21, 2016 photo, Melisa Jimon Reynoso, right, and her brother, Brian Jimon Reynoso, 3, center, sit with Candelario Jimon Alonzo, 16, left, at their home in Memphis, Tenn. Jimon joined his relatives when he arrived in Memphis after fleeing Guatemala. Local school officials have kept him out of the classroom since he tried to enroll in January. Attorneys say Jimon and at least a dozen other Central American unaccompanied youths have been blocked from going to high school in Memphis because officials said the teens lacked transcripts or were too old to graduate on time. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)

    AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala’s highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher.

  • Protestors march seeking repeal of a Mississippi law allowing religious groups and some private businesses to deny services to same-sex couples, transgender people and others. More than 300 people attended a March and rally Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo Jeff Amy)

    LGBT rights protesters vow to keep fighting Mississippi law

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of supporters of lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender rights protested Sunday against a new Mississippi law they call discriminatory, saying they’re not giving up their fight.

  • In this Dec. 19, 2013 photo, Judith Hawkey turns around and addresses her stepson, Corey Breininger, in the gallery after Hawkey was sentenced in the death of Robert Breininger in the Defiance County Common Pleas Court in Defiance, Ohio. Now a court ruling is raising questions once again about what took place, ordering a new trial for Hawkey, who's serving a life sentence in a shooting that has been surrounded by mystery from almost from the moment it happened. (Amy E. Voigt/The Blade via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; TV OUT; SENTINEL-TRIBUNE OUT; MONROE EVENING NEWS OUT; TOLEDO FREE PRESS OUT

    Did woman sway boy to kill his dad? Court raises doubts

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The paramedics who looked at Robert Breininger’s lifeless body in his twin bed suspected right away that whatever happened didn’t match the story being told by his 10-year-old son.

  • An employee displays a popular North Korean street food snack called Injogogibap in Korean at a restaurant in Incheon, South Korea, Friday, April 15, 2016. For much of the world, North Korea is known as an isolated enclave of prison camps, poverty and hunger. But for tens of thousands of people scattered across South Korea and living underground in China, it’s a complicated memory of their home they left behind. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Yearning for North Korea – the nation they fled

    INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — For much of the world, North Korea is a Stalinist nightmare, an isolated enclave of prison camps, poverty and hunger.

  • Carlsbad to get official tent city for homeless residents

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The city of Carlsbad is set to provide homeless residents with another place to stay as it prepares to open up a tent city.

  • Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert departs the federal courthouse Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Chicago, after his sentencing on federal banking charges which he pled guilty to last year. Hastert was sentenced to more than a year in prison in the hush-money case that included accusations he sexually abused teenagers while coaching high school wrestling.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Next for Hastert: prison, polygraph, sex-offender treatment

    CHICAGO (AP) — Now that a judge branded him “a serial child molester,” Dennis Hastert must prepare to serve his 15-month prison sentence. Once he’s out, the former House speaker must participate in a sex-offender program that could include lie-detector and other tests to determine how many children he’s molested in his lifetime.

  • New Mexico appoints new Health Department secretary

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A new Cabinet secretary has been appointed to lead the New Mexico Department of Health after the death of Sec. Retta Ward in March.