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.
A Florida man involved in schemes to promote and sell tickets to non-existent concerts in Iowa and other states has been sentenced to six years in federal prison. Scott Elkins of Tampa, Fla., received the sentence Friday from a federal judge in Iowa, where he had pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud.
The U.S. Border Patrol is moving to halt a revolving-door policy of sending migrants back to Mexico without any punishment. The new plan divides border crossers into seven categories, ranging from first-time offenders to people with criminal records. The common thread: simply turning people around after taking their fingerprints is the choice of last resort.
TOPEKA, Kan. — Holiday travelers were breathing a sigh of relief Wednesday after a storm that dumped up to 15 inches of snow and forced the closure of interstates across the Great Plains moved out of the region, allowing crews to clear drifts and stranded motorists to leave roadside hotels.
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