Dozens of gay couples gathered at a plaza in New Mexico's biggest city Tuesday to hear the words many once thought they would never hear: "With the power finally vested in me by the state of New Mexico, I now pronounce you married."
Jeri Clausing and Russell Contreras
, August 27, 2013
Now that "Breaking Bad" is returning for its final episodes, Albuquerque shops and tourist attractions are trying to take advantage of the popular show's last moments before the series fades from memory.
Fire crews in New Mexico on Saturday fought two growing wild blazes that have scorched thousands of acres, spurred evacuation calls for dozens of homes and poured smoke into the touristy state capital.
Just hours after a New Mexico teen allegedly gunned down his parents and younger siblings inside the family's home, he was spotted walking the campus of one of Albuquerque's largest Christian churches as security personnel conducted a safety class for dozens of Sunday school teachers.
Jeri Clausing and Susan Montoya Bryan
, January 23, 2013
Felix Baumgartner stood poised in the open hatch of a capsule suspended above Earth, wondering if he would make it back alive. Twenty four miles below him, millions of people were watching on the Internet and marveling at the moment.
Juan Carlos Llorca and Oskar Garcia
, October 15, 2012
Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner canceled his planned death-defying 23-mile free fall Tuesday because of high winds, the second time this week he was forced to postpone his quest to be the first supersonic skydiver.
When Felix Baumgartner makes his 23-mile supersonic skydive over southeastern New Mexico Tuesday morning, more than two dozen high-definition and high-resolution digital cameras will be recording the event. Some views will be streamed live, but with a 20-second delay.
Ken Price, an internationally known artist whose glazed and painted clay blurred the lines between ceramics and sculpture, is being remembered for his humor, his love of natural shapes and for the long hours he spent in the studio perfecting what became a style all his own.
Joann McCaffrey remembered for outspokenness, work on behalf of minorities She taught for many years in the Grand Forks school system and later part-time at UND, and she once served as a consultant to the governor on educational standards for teachers. She served one term in the North Dakota Legislature, 1977-79, and two terms on the Grand Forks School Board in the early 1990s, resigning about midway through her second term in 1994.
Playford V. Thorson II, a UND history professor for 35 years who specialized in Scandinavian and immigrant studies as well as the broad sweep of modern European history, died Thursday in Grand Forks. He was 86.
A homeless man who was stuck in thick mud near the Rio Grande river in Albuquerque for three days was rescued Saturday after some high school students on a field trip heard him yelling for help, authorities said.
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