New Mexico

Jany Leveille sits in court during a hearing, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Taos, N.M.
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August 15, 2018 - 9:00 am
By Morgan Lee, Associated Press TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A judge's decision to allow the release of an extended family accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico prompted a political uproar Tuesday by prominent Republican lawmakers. The controversy was stoked even further when...
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Lucas Morton, center, pleads not guilty to child abuse charges in state district court in Taos, N.M., Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018.
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August 08, 2018 - 9:06 pm
TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A father arrested at a ramshackle New Mexico compound where 11 children were found living in filth was training youngsters to commit school shootings, prosecutors said in court documents obtained Wednesday. The allegations against Siraj Ibn Wahhaj came to light as authorities...
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Gary Johnson
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August 05, 2018 - 8:21 am
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former New Mexico governor and unsuccessful presidential candidate Gary Johnson received a formal invitation Saturday to run for the U.S. Senate under the Libertarian Party banner. The central committee of New Mexico's Libertarian Party offered Johnson the party's nomination...
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Reactor operator Chris Mitchell explains the control room at the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant in Lacey, New Jersey, the oldest nuclear plant in the country, in 2004.
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Ian Bush
July 31, 2018 - 1:24 pm
OCEAN COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Oyster Creek nuclear plant in Ocean County is scheduled to shut down this fall, but it wasn't supposed to be fully dismantled until 2078. Now, a Camden company wants to dramatically accelerate that timeline. Officials from Holtec International said the...
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416 Fire, right, and the Burro Fire, left, northwest of Durango, Colo.
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June 12, 2018 - 11:40 am
By Colleen Slevin, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Extreme fire danger prompted officials to shut down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado's most stunning mountains in a region that attracts tourists from around the world, a rare tactic also being used in neighboring states as the U.S...
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