The governor chose pro-merger Patrick O'Connell knowing Avangrid and PNM still hope to combine through the blessing of the new PRC. 

Access has improved across the U.S. to a rescue drug that reverses opioid overdoses, but advocates say naloxone — commonly known by its brand name Narcan — still isn't getting to everyone who needs it. 

Performances will take place Feb. 2, 3 and 4 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. at the James A. Little Theater, 1060 Cerrillos Road. 

Competing priorities, outsized demands and the federal government's retreat from a threatened deadline all combined to thwart a voluntary deal last summer on how to drastically cut water use from the parched Colorado River.

Friends and volunteers have gathered at Kyiv’s St Sophia’s Cathedral to say goodbye to a New Zealand scientist who was killed in Ukraine with another volunteer while they were trying to evacuate people from a front-line town. 

When police fire tear gas at protesters demanding the resignation of Peruvian President Dina Boluarte, most run away. A few, though, run toward the gas canisters as quickly as possible — to neutralize them. 

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says he's looking forward to discussing with President Joe Biden a “reasonable and responsible way that we can lift the debt ceiling” when the two meet Wednesday at the White House.

Long among the lowest ranking among all states in public education results, Mississippi’s fourth graders’ ranking in reading proficiency rose from 49th place nationally in 2013 to 29th by 2019.

Several years of pandemic restrictions and curriculum battles have emboldened longtime advocates of funneling public funds to private and religious schools in statehouses throughout the country.

Homeowners who held off on selling their home in 2022 as the housing market slowed missed out on a windfall and may have to settle for slimmer profits if they opt to sell this year. Long-term homeowners who decide to sell this year should also benefit from more than a decade of rising home values, but the likelihood that home prices will fall further this year sets the stage for more modest gains.

A rapidly expanding group of U.S. and allied troops and contractors is using phones and tablets to communicate in encrypted chatrooms to provide real-time maintenance advice to Ukrainian troops on the battlefield. 

A mobile app for migrants to seek asylum in the United States has been overwhelmed since it was introduced this month in one of several major changes to the government’s response to unprecedented migration flows. 

A Japanese whaling operator, after struggling for years to promote its products amid protests from conservationists, has found a new way to cultivate clientele: whale meat vending machines. 

Shaun Sanchez, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manager and Northern New Mexico native, was named the new supervisor for the Santa Fe National Forest. 

Native American leaders say creating a special $50 million trust fund to help finance educational programs within New Mexico's tribal communities would help improve student outcomes. They testified Friday before a House committee in support of the legislation, describing the proposal as an investment in their people and a signal to students that the state believes in them. New Mexico is last in the nation when it comes to reading and math proficiency, and Native Americans are among those with the lowest graduation rates. A court in 2018 found New Mexico had failed to provide an adequate education to at-risk students, including Native Americans. State education officials still are working to finalize a plan to address the concerns.

The Albuquerque Police Department has finished revising its use-of-force policies and authorities say officers will begin training on the new policies over the next quarter. The Albuquerque Journal reports that the changes have been approved by the Department of Justice, which is engaged in a settlement agreement to reform the city’s police department. According to the Journal, city leaders anticipate the changes will result in fewer shootings by officers since they should have a better sense of when they can use less-lethal force rather than deadly force. Less lethal options include stun guns, beanbag shotguns, 40-millimeter impact launchers or canine deployments. There were 18 shootings by Albuquerque police officers last year and 10 of them were fatal.

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