• This undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Mohamed Roble. According to court testimony in a federal terrorism trial, Roble, who was one of 52 passengers that survived when the school bus they were on plummeted more than 30 feet after the Aug. 1, 2007, Minneapolis bridge collapse, is now believed to be in Syria with the Islamic State group. U.S. Attorney's Office via AP)

    AP Exclusive: Bridge collapse survivor linked to IS in Syria

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mohamed Roble was weeks shy of his 11th birthday when the school bus he was on plummeted more than 30 feet as the bridge beneath gave way.

  • Kentucky governor says he will join transgender lawsuit

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Republican governor said Friday that he will join a lawsuit challenging a federal order to allow students to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity, jumping ahead of the state’s Democratic attorney general and underscoring how the issue is driving a wedge between politicians in several states.

  • Alabama Supreme Court annuls its ruling on lesbian adoption

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court has voided its earlier decision not to recognize a lesbian couple’s adoption that was carried out in another state.

  • This Thursday, May 26, 2016 photo New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez stands up during the National Anthem at a ribbon cutting of a new Rio Rancho park. GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump chastised Martinez on Tuesday for not doing her job when it came to trends in unemployment, federal food aid and even containing the Syrian refugee crisis during a raucous political rally at a convention hall in Albuquerque. Martinez, a Republican who has not endorsed Trump, skipped the event citing a busy in-state schedule.(AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    Donald Trump breaks with nation’s only Latina governor

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It was a stunning rebuke — even by Donald Trump’s standards — aimed at the nation’s only Latina governor at a political rally in her home state of New Mexico.

  • APNewsBreak: Immigrant licenses jump before law change

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The number of immigrants seeking driver’s licenses in New Mexico surged during the first three months of the year as lawmakers debated changes to a long-contested policy that allowed for those living in the country illegally to obtain licenses, according to a review by The Associated Press.

  • New Mexico gets $3.3M for foreclosure legal assistance

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State officials say New Mexico has received $3.3 million to help provide legal assistance to homeowners facing foreclosure.

  • New Jersey Sen. Vincent Mazzeo, D-Northfield, speaks to members of the assembly, Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Trenton, N.J. Lawmakers have sent Gov. Chris Christie a package of bills to keep Atlantic City from running out of cash. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Atlantic City rescue package goes to Christie

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers on Thursday sent Gov. Chris Christie legislation to keep Atlantic City from running out of cash, throwing the financially strapped resort a life preserver just before the unofficial start to summer this weekend.

  • Congressman calls on New Mexico to help with water dispute

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s only Republican member of Congress has joined the fight between ranchers and the federal government over access to water on national forest lands, saying the state can do more to protect the private property and water rights of its citizens.

  • In this Jan. 13, 2016 file photo, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe gestures as he delivers his State of the Commonwealth Address before a joint session of the 2016 Virginia Assembly at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. A U.S. law enforcement official says Gov. McAuliffe is a subject of a federal investigation looking at donations to his gubernatorial campaign. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about an ongoing investigation. CNN first reported the story Monday, May 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

    The Latest: Virginia governor says feds found no wrongdoing

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a federal investigation into Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s campaign contributions (all times local):

  • In this Jan. 5, 2016, photo, an employee at Santa Teresa Southern Railroad works on trains in the booming New Mexico town of Santa Teresa along the U.S.-Mexico border. The nonprofit group that operates Santa Teresa is working to transform the area from a place where people work into one where they might live. Officials are drafting plans that call for the building of a plaza on an upslope, surrounded by Mediterranean-style housing and international restaurants. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    Planners seek to transform border town into destination

    SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Trucks race along a winding road in the arid New Mexico desert. As they travel through Santa Teresa, a border-crossing port of entry and unincorporated town, they pass millions of square feet of warehouses that store steel coil, wind turbine blades and specialty glass.