A blizzard that roared through much of the southern Rockies and central Plains tapered off Wednesday, but several states were still expected to deal with heavy snow.
Heavy snow continues to hinder travel in much of the West as more winter weather is expected.
Interstates and highways were shut down Monday night as a large winter weather system brought heavy snow, fierce winds and ice to at least five states in the West and Midwest.
Gas prices have jumped, ending a downward slide, according to a survey published Sunday.
The average per-gallon gas price in the United States has dropped nearly 17 cents in the past three weeks, and likely will continue to drop further, according to a survey published Sunday.
One of the largest wildfires in Arizona history threatened mountain retreats and spread ash and smoke as far away as Albuquerque, New Mexico, more than 200 miles away, officials said Saturday.
Nearly 2,500 people are evacuated as blaze rages in Alpine, Arizona.
Positive relationships at work are important on many levels, from encouraging teamwork to increasing one's chances of getting a promotion to simply making the workday more pleasant. But when the clock strikes five, should office socialization end?
A passenger became disruptive and attempted to open an emergency door on a Delta Air Lines flight bound from Orlando to Boston on Tuesday night but was subdued by passengers, a spokeswoman for the airline said.
The unruly passenger who had to be restrained aboard an American Airlines flight to San Francisco appears to have "mental issues," a law enforcement source said Monday.
Security concerns forced two U.S. passenger flights to be diverted Sunday, but both planes landed safely and eventually flew to their final destinations.
The Postal Service is offering a $20,000 buyout to thousands of veteran workers as part of its bid to eliminate 7,500 administrative jobs, the agency announced Thursday.
A suspect fired his gun inside the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque Tuesday, but no one was injured, the university and police said.
The University of New Mexico Hospital was placed on lockdown after a man opened fire there.
An unruly male passenger prompted a Continental Airlines flight to make an unscheduled stop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Wednesday.
The chill of fall is in the air, pour some beer in your glass. Germany's Oktoberfest isn't the only outlet for beer lovers this season. Check out these five beer festivals across the United States.
Police say a flight attendant took a child from an upset mother after witnesses say the mom lost her cool.
Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, questioned a Georgia woman after witnesses said they saw her slap her 13-month-old child during a flight, according to police reports.
An American Airlines flight headed to California was diverted to New Mexico and a passenger detained for allegedly smoking onboard, officials said.
Foreclosure filings climbed in 75% of the nation's metro areas during the first half of 2010, according to a report issued Thursday.
A Delta Air Lines flight was rerouted Friday morning after a passenger threatened to blow up the plane, screamed "get behind me Satan" and sprayed passengers with water from a beverage-cart bottle, according to a complaint filed in federal court.
When I think of great customer service, I remember Alamo.
AWOL tampons, gas, losing your breakfast on the doc? To prove that you are so not alone when it comes to mortifying health mishaps, Health readers shared some of their stories with us. And our own medical editor, Roshini Rajapaksa, MD, weighs in on when you really do need to talk to your doctor about an embarrassing episode or symptom.
New Mexico authorities have identified seven of 11 slain women whose remains were discovered several months ago in shallow graves in west Albuquerque, but have yet to identify a suspect in their killings, police told CNN on Thursday.
Question: What is the most aggressive asset allocation that a 70-year-old retiree should have? --Martin Reynoso, Albuquerque, New Mexico
The two federal agencies most responsible for stemming the flow of firearms to Mexico agreed Tuesday to improve cooperation after they were sharply criticized by a congressional report for lack of coordination.
In the midst of a struggling economy, the Small Business Administration is hoping to create jobs and generate wealth in hard-hit urban communities by boosting small-business growth through its Emerging 200 initiative.
A 23-year-old woman suffocated her son and then buried his body beneath the sand of a playground, police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, said Thursday.
Police say a mother charged with killing her son had second thoughts, then suffocated him again.
Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, released a composite image Tuesday of a young boy found buried beneath the sand of a local playground.
A woman taking her children to a New Mexico city park spotted a little shoe sticking out of the sand. Prime News reports.
Question: I've just received the statement for my workplace retirement savings account -- 99% of which is invested in an S&P 500 index fund -- and it shows a loss of 37.5% for 2008. I'm 60, make about $100,000 and I was hoping to retire next year. What immediate next step should I be taking to recover my account value? --Benjamin, Albuquerque, New Mexico
With the West posting the highest regional rate of unemployment, at 8 percent, according to the latest government figures, people living there are hurting to find employers willing to take them in.
Another body was found in the same 92-acre parcel west of Albuquerque, New Mexico, where the remains of 10 other people have been discovered, police said Thursday.
Three more bodies and a fetus have been discovered west of Albuquerque, New Mexico, where six bodies were unearthed earlier this month, police said Tuesday.
Police digging for clues in the deaths of six people found in the New Mexico desert hope the identification of one set of bones will generate leads.
The man arrested in the mailing of 65 threatening letters to banks and federal offices apparently had been irate about losing thousands of dollars in stock when a bank failed, a criminal complaint states.
"High School Musical 3: Senior Year" gives you an honest jolt of feel-good fizz. It may be as friendly and square as one of those 1950s teen romps in which the actors wore letter sweaters, but that doesn't mean the movie is an uptight anachronism.
What grumpy gramps thinks of the latest installment (but first big-screen movie) in Disney's HSM franchise
Police in Albuquerque find out how intoxicating elections and early voting can be
A witness says a balloon basket has caught on fire, separated from the rest of the balloon and crashed at Albuquerque's annual hot-air balloon fiesta
A TIME correspondent actually had a good recent experience flying commercial -- even if others had to suffer in the process
Salmonella food poisoning first linked to uncooked tomatoes has spread to 16 states
Dear FSB: In a previous question you addressed charitable contributions. Here is my issue: if an artist donates a piece of their art to a museum, can he take the deduction at cost plus 50% of fair market value?
If every accident report filed with insurance agencies were true, America's roads would be a wild freak show of deer large enough to span four lanes and rockslides that toss boulders and trees into the path of traffic about every five minutes.
A woman was killed in a hot air balloon crash during a balloon festival in New Mexico.
We floated over the Rio Grande and skirted the tops of green cottonwood trees with the Sandia Mountains in the distance while school kids pointed and waved at us. We waved back.
With consumers screaming about abuses, more than 30 states have enacted laws banning gift cards and certificates with short expiration periods and requiring issuers to turn over cash from expired cards to the state. Eight states have added such laws in 2007 alone.
New Mexico's highways were cleared Monday, a day after ice and snow had closed a section of Interstate 40 east of Albuquerque, a state spokesman said.
Icy roads and snow that stranded hundreds of vehicles overnight caused a massive 25-mile traffic jam on a section of an interstate east of Albuquerque Sunday afternoon, a state spokesman said.
Home sales are slowing. Condo prices are slipping. Sellers can't get their asking prices. And real estate bulls, including Columbia University economics professor Christopher Mayer, who not long ag...
The Georgia woman known as the "runaway bride" is unattached again.
In early spring a TV news report on KASA Channel 2 in Albuquerque noted that the housing market nationwide was slowing down, with mortgage rates and inventory rising and demand slackening.
SOARING WAREHOUSES with minimalist decor, textile factories transformed into chic spaces for the wealthy and stylish ... these days there's really nothing that unusual about real estate makeovers.
Federal authorities on Tuesday boosted to $50,000 a reward for information about 550 pounds of explosives missing from a business near Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Leslie Toth is no troublemaker, although you might think otherwise when you hear about the dozen tickets she was issued by her Albuquerque homeowners association this year. Toth is the perpetrator ...
I contribute the max to my 401(k) and my wife and I both max out our IRAs. But the company my wife will start working for in January offers no retirement account of any type until she has been with the firm for three years.
Leslie Toth is no troublemaker, although you might think otherwise when you hear about the dozen tickets she was issued by her Albuquerque homeowners association this year.
A Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department helicopter that crashed Saturday in the yard of an Albuquerque home was brought down by a bullet, Sheriff Darren White said late Tuesday.
Jennifer Wilbanks, the Georgia woman who fled the state and faked her own kidnapping and sexual assault before her wedding, was indicted Wednesday by a grand jury, the Gwinnett County district attorney said.
A suburban Atlanta prosecutor said Sunday he would be less likely to bring charges against runaway bride Jennifer Wilbanks if authorities determine she left spontaneously rather than planning her disappearance.
Instead of being the center of a lavish wedding Saturday night, Jennifer Wilbanks flew home to Georgia from New Mexico, where she surfaced early Saturday morning after a nationwide missing-person search.
It may come as no surprise that where you live affects your salary.
Terrorists beware: Albuquerque-Based Applied Research Associates has invented a new, portable radiation detector that can alert authorities to even trace amounts of radiation used in small nuclear ...
Casual Apparel maker Quiksilver has acquired DC Shoes, a Vista, Calif., producer of skate-inspired apparel, for $87 million in cash, stock, and debt. Sellers Damon Way, 32, and Ken Block, 36, may t...
Gas prices rose an average of just over 3 cents a gallon in the last two weeks, continuing their record-breaking climb, the publisher of a national survey said Sunday.
The number of traffic bottlenecks on U.S. highways and interstates has risen 40 percent in five years, according to a study released Thursday by an advocacy group for the transportation industry.
STAR POWER? Celebrities crusading against evil conglomerates are nothing new. But are they effective? Chances are, Chevy Chase's invective against genetically engineered foods at Kraft's annual mee...
Hot time, summer in the city, goes the song. Yes, there are many who prefer the city to the country, even in summer, and for them, Chicago tops the list.
When Lee and Donna Haeger decided in 1991 that suburban Chicago was too cold, too expensive and too fast-paced for retired life, they sought out its polar opposite. And they found it, they thought, in the tiny and newly popular retirement town of Silver City, N.M., situated less than 100 miles from the Mexican border.
Oct. 6-14: A plethora of hot-air balloons--750 of them, to be exact--fills the sky at the 30th annual Kodak Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. It's the largest balloon event in the world. Al...
Besides patching together jeans, Levi Strauss has a long history of funding projects that help patch together groups of people. Project Change, an independent nonprofit originally funded by the Lev...
For a long time Tom Smith, a Cherokee, considered Native Americans to be "lost in the shadows" of corporate America--widely overlooked by recruiters and purchasing managers. His own people didn't h...
By now, you've probably heard about spur-of-the-moment travel bargains--especially ones offered on the Internet. Getting a low, last-minute fare to a fabulous destination sounds great, you think, b...
The dictionary defines retirement as a "withdrawal into privacy or seclusion." Is that how you envision your later years? Or would you prefer to define your retirement as freedom from the daily gri...
The rich get richer and the poor get poorer. An old saw, but it certainly describes what's been happening in late-20th-century America. The growing gap between the well-off and everyone else is the...
Whether you make $25,000 a year or $225,000, you may find yourself coming up short from paycheck to paycheck. You' re not alone. Our radio callers often tell us they find it hard to control their s...
If you scoff at alternative medicine, you may want to think again. In October, the usually staid National Institutes of Health issued research grants of $30,000 each to test the effectiveness of 30...
WHAT HAPPENS when you ask seventh- and eighth-graders, awash in the formative years, what their life is like? They tell you. Sometimes they tell you about gangs and guns, or a dad that does drugs. ...
Companies shopping for locations should consider a lesson car buyers learned years ago: Small to midsize models often do the job more efficiently than bigger, better-known alternatives. As growth o...
In an aggressive drive for new business, First National Bank of Jackson, Tennessee, is opening a mobile branch office, a converted armored truck. The truck, which has two teller windows on one side...
TAXES Q. My job as a truck driver requires that I wear a uniform and clean my own shirts. Other employees deduct $400 to $500 in laundry bills annually. This alone wouldn't exceed 2% of my adjusted...
With a record 455 million people flying last year -- nearly double the number just a decade ago -- you might think that U.S. airlines would be reaping windfall profits. They're not, and that's the ...
^ ALBUQUERQUE -- Another Western myth -- the sometimes violent conflict between cattlemen and sheepmen -- is biting the dust. Over the weekend, the New Mexico Cattle Growers' Association and the Ne...
ALBUQUERQUE -- Another Western myth -- the sometimes violent conflict between cattlemen and sheepmen -- is biting the dust. Over the weekend, the New Mexico Cattle Growers' Association and the New ...