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Teófimo López win excites Honduran Americans amid pain

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — It would have been just another Saturday night until Faridd Sierra got a phone call from his brother: come over. A fellow Honduran American is fighting for a unified boxing lig...

'Bad Hombres' film uses baseball to show the game of borders

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — People have always crossed borders to play baseball, and the sport routinely reaches across borders to fans. But rarely do players have to cross a border almost every day to pa...

Black singer of regional Mexican music sparks buzz, emotion

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Before clicking the Instagram video, the sight intrigued most. Sarah Palafox, a Black woman, held an iPhone while standing in front of mariachis. When users turned on the volum...

Last solo recording of jazz icon Dave Brubeck to be released

RIO RANCHO, N.M, (AP) — Nearly eight years after his death, the final solo recording of late American jazz legend Dave Brubeck is set for release next month. Verve Records announced...

US Latino civil rights group moves 2021 convention online

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — The League of United Latin American Citizens, the oldest Latino civil rights group in the U.S., has decided to move its 2021 national convention online amid concerns and health...

Story of the Underground Railroad to Mexico gains attention

HOUSTON (AP) — While researching U.S. Civil War history in South Texas, Roseann Bacha-Garza came across the two unique families of the Jacksons and the Webbers living along the Rio Grande. White men h...

States face pressure to ban race-based hairstyle prejudice

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A growing number of states are facing pressure to ban race-based discrimination against hair texture and hairstyles in schools and the workplace. Advocates th...

2 shootings, 2 days, 2 miles: US inequality microcosm bared

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Black man, accosted by police on a domestic dispute call, is left with bullet wounds in his back that will likely keep him from ever walking again. A white 17-year-old, rifle in...

Rally supporting police draws scores to downtown Kenosha

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Scores of police supporters gathered Sunday in downtown Kenosha where protesters have been demonstrating against police brutality since the shooting of Jacob Blake last weekend. ...

Kenosha shooting strains tie between Black residents, police

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Until the police shooting of Jacob Blake, the bedroom community of Kenosha had been largely untouched by the level of demonstrations that were seen in nearby Milwaukee and Chicago...

Trump sends in agents as Albuquerque struggles with crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — At the start of another summer weekend of bloodshed, Albuquerque police officers were called after midnight to a park where they found a screaming teenage girl beside her boyf...

Family of late New Mexico lineman sues former coach, school

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Former New Mexico coach Bob Davie ignored a player's plea for help in his fight against depression and instead made the lineman play a game before he took his own life, accordi...

Film shows trailblazing Black female editor, VP candidate

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Kamala Harris made history last week by becoming the first Black woman to be nominated to run for vice president on a major party’s ticket. But the first Black woman to run for...

New Mexico city to pay $6.5M in police chokehold settlement

A New Mexico city has agreed to pay $6.5 million to the family of Mexican American man who was choked to death by a police officer. A settlement agreement made public this week by L...

High-altitude airships company picks New Mexico for base

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A technology company aiming to send high-altitude airships above Earth to monitor crops and bring broadband has chosen New Mexico for its U.S. production center, New Mexico Eco...