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Today's News

  • Football: McKinley found dead, police suspect suicide

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — For the third time in four years, the Denver Broncos are dealing with the death of a teammate.

    Wide receiver Kenny McKinley was found dead in his home Monday in an apparent suicide.

    Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson said authorities were called to McKinley's home in Centennial at 3:35 p.m. local time and found McKinley's body in the second-floor master bedroom. He said detectives believe McKinley, 23, was killed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

  • Fed ponders whether bolder economic action needed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve policymakers are wrestling with what additional steps — if any — should be taken to strengthen the plodding economy and drive down near double-digit unemployment.

  • Gays in military a hot button topic this election cycle

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It's John McCain versus Lady Gaga on Tuesday as the Senate takes up the emotional issue of repealing the ban on gays serving openly in the military.

  • Local espionage suspect released to halfway house

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A physicist accused after an FBI sting operation of trying to help Venezuela develop a nuclear weapon has been released to a halfway house.

    Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni appeared Monday in Albuquerque before a federal magistrate.

    A defense attorney argued Mascheroni has posed no threat to national security or a danger to the community in the 11 months since a search warrant was served at his Los Alamos home.

    The judge also agreed to place Mascheroni's wife, Marjorie, on house arrest.

  • 2010 Border Governors Conference concludes with signing of U.S.-Mexico joint agreement

    SANTA FE — Governors of the states lining both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border gathered at the Eldorado Hotel for the 28th annual Border Governors Conference.

    Immigration, arms trafficking and border violence were some of the tough issues the governors tackled.

  • FDA to consider approval of genetically modified salmon as safe to eat

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal food regulators pondered Monday whether to say, for the first time, that it's OK to market a genetically engineered animal as safe for people to eat.

    The Food and Drug Administration is holding two days of hearings on a request to market genetically modified salmon. Ron Stotish, CEO of AquaBounty, the Massachusetts company that made the marketing request, said at the meeting Monday that his company's fish product is safe and environmentally sustainable.

  • Peyton wins Manning bowl, Colts beat Giants

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Peyton Manning showed some compassion for his little brother. It didn't help — the Indianapolis Colts pummeled Eli anyway.

    Big brother Peyton dispensed with his usual encouragement for his defense to get after the opposing quarterback. No matter: Peyton proved he still rules America's first family of quarterbacks and the Colts dominated Eli's New York Giants 38-14 Sunday night.

    Manning Matchup II was no contest.

  • Obama says pain of recession continues although report says it's over

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday he doesn't care that the Great Recession has been declared over by a group of economists. For the millions of people who are out of work or otherwise struggling, he said, "it's still very real for them."

    Obama denied that he was anti-business or anti-Wall Street in his economic proposals, commenting under close questioning during a town hall-style meeting broadcast live on CNBC.

  • Bodybuilding competition drew top competitors

    Los Alamos Fitness Center sponsored the fourth annual OCB Southern Rockies Natural bodybuilding competition.

    The competition was Sept. 11 at Duane Smith Auditorium. 

    View a photo slideshow of the event currently in the Multimedia section of lamonitor.com.

     

      

      

          

      

       

  • Mascheroni released to halfway house

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A physicist accused after an FBI sting operation of trying help Venezuela develop a nuclear weapon has been released to a halfway house.

    Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni appeared Monday in Albuquerque before a federal magistrate.

    A defense attorney argued Mascheroni has posed to no threat to national security or a danger to the community in the 11 months since a search warrant was served at his Los Alamos home.

    The judge also agreed to place Mascheroni's wife, Marjorie, on house arrest.