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  • In this Feb. 2, 2018, file photo Democratic New Mexico state Sen. John Pinto talks about his career as a lawmaker on American Indian Day in the Legislature on in Santa Fe, N.M. (Morgan Lee/AP)
    WWII Code Talker and longtime NM lawmaker dies at 94

    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. He was 94.

  • Father Arthur Perrault, seen in this 1989 photo from the Albuquerque Journal, was extradited to New Mexico from Morocco after 26 years on the lam. The former Air Force Reserve chaplain goes to trial Monday on child sexual abuse charges. (Courtesy of the Albuquerque Journal).
    Fugitive retired Air Force priest goes on trial for child sexual abuse

    A priest and Air Force Reserve chaplain who was captured in Morocco after fleeing the U.S. decades ago is facing a federal trial on charges that he sexually abused a New Mexican boy in the early 1990s at Kirtland Air Force Base

  • CIA director: Trump's briefings will clarify challenges

    CIA Director John Brennan says he believes Donald Trump's national security briefings will show the new president-elect that averting terrorism attacks from groups like the Islamic State and tackling other security threats across the globe are challenges that the United States must address with help from its allies and partners.