• 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.

  • New Mexico probes its handling of emergency food aid

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The practice of altering emergency food assistance applications that results in delayed benefits may date back more than a decade, New Mexico lawmakers were told Monday.

  • Correction: Declawing Cats story

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In a story May 22 about a New York legislative proposal to prohibit declawing cats, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of a veterinarian. Her name is Jennifer, not Jenner, Conrad.

  • Connecticut governor rarely meets legislators, records show

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy doesn’t spend a lot of time chit-chatting with state legislators, something politicians from both parties agree helps build the personal connections needed to get things done at the state Capitol.

  • The Latest: New Mexico Republicans seek support for Trump

    SANDIA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the state convention for the Republican Party of New Mexico (all times local):

  • In this Friday, Dec. 11, 2015 file photo, cellerman Franz Graef passes a wall of barrel-aged beers as he pulls a pallet of filled kegs to a walk-in refrigerator at Rhinegeist Brewery in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of downtown Cincinnati. Ohio lawmakers have voted to scrap a cap on alcohol content for beer, in a move to allow craft brewers the freedom to make boozier beers. Ohio is following the lead of other states in getting rid of the 12 percent cap, which has been on the books since just after Prohibition.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

    Ohio lawmakers vote to scrap cap on alcohol content for beer

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a move that would allow craft brewers the freedom to make boozier beers, Ohio lawmakers have voted to scrap a cap on alcohol content for beer that’s been on the books since just after Prohibition.

  • Amina Ali, the rescued Chibok school girl, second left front row, and her family members pose with Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, right, and Borno state Governor Kashim Shettima, center, at the Presidential palace in Abuja, Nigeria, Thursday, May. 19, 2016 . The first Chibok teenager to escape from Boko Haram's Sambisa Forest stronghold was flown to Abuja on Thursday and met with Nigeria's president, even as her freedom adds pressure on the government to do more to rescue 218 other missing girls. (AP Photo/Azeez Akunleyan)

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  • Community holds “Day of Healing” after Navajo girl’s death

    SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — The local leader of a Navajo Nation community where an 11-year-old girl was abducted says a “Day of Healing” is taking place for residents and her relatives, some two weeks after her body was found south of Shiprock, New Mexico.

  • In this March 10, 2016 file photo, Sandy Springer, of Edmond, Okla., stands with other members of Bound 4 Life, an anti-abortion group, at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City.  The Oklahoma House has passed legislation that requires the state Department of Health to develop informational material "for the purpose of achieving an abortion-free society," but lawmakers didn't approve any funding for it. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

    Oklahoma lawmakers OK bill criminalizing performing abortion

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers have moved to effectively ban abortion in their state by making it a felony for doctors to perform the procedure, an effort the bill’s sponsor said Thursday is aimed at ultimately overturning the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide.