New Mexico

Police officer orders food from Burger King, receives wrapper with drawing of pig

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Burger King employees are out of a job after playing a rude joke on an officer. Read more

Architect installs seesaws at border wall

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A California architect's art installation is turning the U.S.-Mexico border wall into a playground.Read more

New Mexico ghost town saloon uses civility to draw crowd

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A saloon in a New Mexico ghost town attracts regulars with diverse backgrounds and opinions with a promise to "have dialogue."Read more


Zoo vandals let bobcat, raccoon briefly escape, police say

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Police are searching for whoever cut locks and fencing on exhibits at a New Mexico zoo, allowing four animals, including a bobcat, to escape before they were quickly...Read more

Sheriff: Mom abused her children, boiled puppies to death

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A woman beat and tortured at least some of her 15 children and forced them to watch as she brutally killed their pets, authorities said in New Mexico, the latest place...Read more

Childhood poverty persists in fast-growing Southwest

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The number of children living in poverty has swelled over the past three decades in fast-growing, ethnically diverse states such as Texas, Arizona and Nevada as the...Read more

WWII Code Talker and longtime NM lawmaker dies at 94

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John Pinto, a Navajo Code Talker in World War II who became one of the nation's longest serving Native American elected officials as a New Mexico state senator, has died.Read more

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum tackles visitors' color blindness

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The vibrant colors and hues in Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings soon will be on full display for color-blind visitors. The Santa Fe museum announced Monday it's teaming...Read more

Turtle disaster? 100-pound tortoise missing in New Mexico

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A New Mexico woman is on a desperate hunt for her disappearing pet that can't run fast and can't be missed — a 100-pound tortoise.Read more


New Mexico ski resort says 2 rescued from avalanche

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An avalanche rushed down a mountainside at a New Mexico ski resort on Thursday, injuring two people who were pulled from the snow after a roughly 20-minute rescue effort...Read more

New Mexico ski resort says 2 rescued from avalanche

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An avalanche rushed down a mountainside at a New Mexico ski resort on Thursday, injuring two people who were pulled from the snow after a roughly 20-minute rescue effort...Read more