• Albuquerque police catch alleged car thief after chase

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A suspected car thief who led Albuquerque police on a high-speed chase is in custody.

  • Man shot by Albuquerque police during domestic violence call

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a man was critically wounded by officers responding to a domestic violence call.

  • Data show more students leaving public schools for charters

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Urban school districts from Los Angeles to Philadelphia are experiencing declining enrollment in traditional public schools as more parents enroll their children in charters, depleting millions in per-pupil funding from district budgets.

  • In this Jan. 12, 2012, file photo, parent Olivia Samaripa, far right, with her daughter Aria, 2, pull a wagon carrying petitions calling for their school to be converted to a charter school in the Mojave Desert town of Adelanto, Calif. More than 100,000 students in the nation's second-largest school district are now enrolled in charters, draining nearly $592 million from the budget in one school year alone. In Los Angeles, school board members are waging a battle to try and regain the public's trust in district schools. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

    As charters grow, public schools see sharp enrollment drop

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Standing before the Los Angeles Unified School Board, Susan Zoller delivered a startling assessment: More than 100,000 students in the nation’s second-largest district were now enrolled in charters, draining more than $500 million from the budget in a single academic year.

    Updated: 9:20 am

  • In a May 14, 2016 file photo, Mouttet from the Corpus Christi Utilities Department collects a sample of water to test on the corner of Claremore St. and Kentner St. in Corpus Christi, Texas. The Texas Gulf Coast city has issued three orders in less than a year telling residents to boil their water to ensure it’s safe to consume, including a two-week order this month that sparked outrage, contributed to the city manager’s resignation and renewed questions about how to fix the problem.  (Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP, File)

    Boil-water alerts in Texas on the rise for many reasons

    DALLAS (AP) — A glass of drinking water hasn’t been easy to come by lately for the 320,000 people in Corpus Christi.

  • In this Friday, May 27, 2016 photo, Jill Breen, a midwife, examines 10-week-old Maggie Dickson while her parents Jamie and Shannon Dickson look on, at their home in Waterville, Maine. New rules will require midwives to be licensed by the state while also setting educational requirements and standards for data collection with an eye toward improving safety. Breen said she fears the licensure system will drive some midwives who don't complete it underground. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

    New Maine midwifery rules reflect licensure drive around US

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s midwives will face a new set of rules designed to make homebirth safer as a result of a bill that reflects changes to the profession around the country.

  • Driver’s family press charges over US drone hit on Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — A DNA test has confirmed that Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike, Pakistan’s interior ministry said Sunday, as the family of a driver killed in the strike sought legal action.

    Updated: 9:49 am

  • FILE -- In this Nov. 3, 2015 file photo, Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw, right, sits with Maryland head coach Brenda Frese for a live interview with sportscaster David Lloyd, left, on SportsCenter at ESPN in Bristol, Conn. About a decade after the state had high hopes of luring major movies, Connecticut is now actively courting the television and digital media industry, working to attract and grow companies that can meet the burgeoning demand for the content used across multiple platforms. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

    Connecticut focuses on developing TV and digital industry

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Once hoping to be known as Hollywood East, Connecticut is now actively courting the television and digital media industry, working to attract and grow companies that can meet the burgeoning demand for the content used across multiple platforms, from cable TV’s TLC to the Internet’s YouTube.

  • Leo Hernandez talks about the water level in Spring Creek, in the Northwood Pines subdivision, Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Spring, Texas. The water level in the creek rose after this week's torrential rains and is expected to crest sometime in the evening.  (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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    Updated: 7:43 am

  • This image posted on the Twitter page of Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front on Thursday, May 5, 2016, shows a fighter from the Nusra Front firing a weapon during clashes against Syrian government forces and pro-government militiamen in the town of Khan Touman, near Aleppo province, Syria. Al-Qaida’s branch in Syria has recruited hundreds of new fighters, including teenagers, and taken territory from government forces in a successful offensive in the north, illustrating how the cease-fire put in place by Russia and the United State to weaken the militants has in many ways backfired. Arabic, bottom, reads "preparation for the attack with heavy machine gun fire in Khan Touman." (Al-Nusra Front social media account via AP)

    Syria’s cease-fire strengthens al-Qaida branch

    BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida’s branch in Syria has recruited thousands of fighters, including teenagers, and taken territory from government forces in a successful offensive in the north, illustrating how the cease-fire put in place by Russia and the United States to weaken the militants has in many ways backfired.