A devastating earthquake in Nepal has left the death toll at over 4,000 and rising.
It also sparked an avalanche on Mount Everest.
Other natural disasters around the world this weekend included a giant tornado in Texas, heavy rains and flooding in Pakistan, killing dozens, and volcanic ash blanketing the Chilean town of Ensenada.
McDonald's expects to have closed at least 700 stores by the end of 2015.
The James Holmes murder trial is set to begin today, almost three years after the mass shooting occurred in a Colorado movie theater.
In other Colorado news, mayhem erupted at a carnival in Colorado Springs over the weekend.
California’s latest earthquake spilled a lot of fancy wine.
Rest in peace, Richard Attenborough.
Fugitives should think twice about taking the Ice Bucket Challenge.
A new butter knife can spread hard butter.
Finally, there’s a USB cable that plugs in either way.
China is developing a super-sonic submarine.
New Mexico extends its luke-warm welcome to the uninvited Mojave rattler.
Two suspects were arrested in connection with shots fired at the Cottages.
An APD standoff at Bank of America near Nob Hill ended peacefully.
Happy birthday, Billy Ray Cyrus.
The Department of Corrections wants to move their Albuquerque-area parole office from Nob Hill to the Plaza Maya building downtown.
Alamogordo is a haven for Africanized, "killer" bees.
There's a cow problem in Rio Rancho.
There are rat-sized, tire-eating, meningitis-spreading SNAILS in Miami-Dade county.
A Marine helicopter crashed near the border of North Korea.
A large earthquake occurred in the border region of Pakistan and Iran.
One of the founders of Pirate Bay has been charged with hacking into a bank.
Important revelations from a French scientist on the necessity of bras and their relation to boob firmness.
It's "Michele Bachmann is a kook" time again.
Calling this a "phone" doesn't seem right.
20 years ago this month the demolition of Kowloon Walled City began.
US job growth picked up in November.
Changes have been made to Bernalillo county animal law.
Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen welcome baby girl.
Who wants a a steaming hot cup of really expensive elephant poop coffee?
Man who lost $20,000 in drug money, asks police for excuse note to prevent the cartel from killing him.
In the spirit of Christmas, here are some tips to avoid giving a gift that will later be returned.
Grieving father writes 14-song tribute album for missing daughter.
High magnitude earthquake hits northeast Japan.
Following the demise of Hostess, Burque residents have started selling Twinkies on Craigslist.
The Biebs didn’t get a single Grammy nomination.
Nurse involved in Kate Middleton prank call found dead.
This years top most perfectly timed photos.
Iran captured an American drone, it claims.
An earthquake rocked Anchorage.
News Corp. is shutting down its iPad newspaper, The Daily.
Shakira’s ex-boyfriend is suing her for $100 million.
A magician’s hair caught on fire.
Asperger’s disorder is no longer a psychiatric diagnosis.
Unborn babies battle in the womb.
The Czechs indicted Lamb of God’s singer on manslaughter charges.
There will be no apocalypse, Russians claim.
Denver’s UFOs might just be bugs.
James Bond is everywhere.
Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D has a stalker.
Marley’s Mellow Mood made kids sick.
Octomom's porn video was nominated for four AVN awards.
A Deming deputy shot himself.
Somebody was watching porn in a former cop’s house.
Look for stolen cars at the Motel 6 on Alameda.
Happy birthday Fred Armisen.
Thanks to Chris Johnson, Constance Moss and Susan Petersen for the link help.
State election results, unofficially.
Nate Silver FTW.
Are super-PACs in fact just big, fat money pits?
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake jolted our neighbors to the south.
Big gains for gay marriage equality yesterday...
... but it was a " dark day" for FetishMovies.com and friends.
New Hampshire elected an all-female delegation to Congress.
Indian country victories.
One of many third party bummers.
GMO labels fail in California.
"Below the pagoda a spontaneous, medieval army was massing."
Newspapers are still useful.
Mass MoCA is too far away.
I wake up, get out of bed and leave the bedroom. As I close the door, I notice that it's crooked. I look at the east wall and it's full of cracks. I wake G. She pushes a hole right through the wall with her hand. There has been an earthquake during the night. She proceeds to push the whole wall down. Bricks begin to fall everywhere and I tell her to look out. Outside, I joke with the other displaced neighbors: "We're all producers, but this is just shit." My observation falls flat.
Firefighters gain the upper hand in the Bosque.
Taliban attacks a hotel in Kabul.
Gas might go back down to $3 per gallon.
The Sandusky jury deliberates without hearing accusations from his foster son.
The highest temperatures on record in the U.S.
Dirty dozen list shows fruits and veggies with the most pesticides.
Police officers in Santa Fe who lie or participate in sexual misconduct can be fired immediately under a new policy.
What has come true from Blade Runner?
Find out where the rich keep their private islands.
Denham Fouts inspired his lovers and benefactors with cool disinterest.
Iceland is the most peaceful country in the world.
Cat shreds despite earthquake.
Science. It's a girl thing. Like sexiness and makeup.
The British Monarchy is hiring.
Egypt’s polarized runoff election continues to heat up.
A damaging earthquake in Italy is the second to hit the country in 10 days.
Western countries increase diplomatic pressure on Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad in the wake of civilian massacre.
Johnny Tapia’s New York Times obituary.
Miguel Abeyta, 72, thwarts his wife’s would-be purse snatcher.
The Whitewater-Baldy Complex fire is still zero percent contained, and growing.
The Trust for America’s Health named New Mexico the
riskiest state in the country for leading in the number of preventable deaths.
A new poll shows Martin Heinrich and Heather Wilson leading the race for Jeff Bingaman’s vacant senate seat, while Eric Griego and Michelle Lujan-Grisham appear to be in a dead heat for the 1st Congressional District.
Zombie-averse residents in Miami witnessed a “growling cannibal” on an overpass before he was fatally shot by police.
The virus infecting Iranian computers is called “Flame,” and it’s part of a sophisticated cyberespionage project.
Ancient Roman shipwrecks were discovered in deep waters.
It won’t be long before you, too, can assemble your own underwater robot.
Which one of these arrested prostitutes offered sex for beer?
Documentary about the 1960's monkey head transplant experiments.
Excellent Washington Post column reminds us how the financial crisis happened.
There are two kinds of Occupy protesters in this world.
1981 termination documentary: After The Axe.
It's always fun to watch the Sex Pistols nearly get killed playing No Fun in Texas!
Rail Runner raising fares in 45 days.
No lunch in Texas prisons on weekends.
New video of a bloody Gaddafi being dragged about challenges preliminary reports as to the nature of his death.
Two minor quakes hit the Bay Area same day as earthquake preparedness drills take place.
Travolta denied reservation at KFC while in UK for a Scientology conference.
Somebody was making fake checks in the Northeast Heights.
Rangers rally to tie World Series in dramatic fashion.
Seattle Hertz branch axes 25 Somali Muslims for length of prayer breaks.
Breaking down the ownership laws for exotic pets in lieu of the Ohio fiasco.
Cain makes changes to 9-9-9.
Ralph Montoya gets 25 years for murder of UNM professor and his girlfriend.
Murdoch ponies up $3.2 million for phone hack of murdered 13-year-old.
N.M. senators propose expansion of area in which Mexican nationals can visit in the state for a 30-day period.
Shaq cleared in kidnapping lawsuit.
Missing Santa Fe boy found safe, after his father kills himself.
Son of Sam killer David Berkowitz won't seek parole.
Hurricane Irene is threatening much of the East Coast.
Hot Sauce Mom convicted of child abuse.
Have you tried the new flesh-eating cocaine?
Facebook adds new privacy settings.
Marines in Afghanistan ordered not to fart audibly.
Goofing around on the internet at work can make you more productive.
A UFO interrupts a British newscast.
Summer's worst new burger names.
How to ween yourself off caffeine.
NBC is developing a drama set in 1980s professional wrestling.
Meet the world's first camcorder pirates.
What are the implications of a six-sided earth?
Netflix acquires 1,200 hours of Telemundo programming.
This is why you should avoid buying cheap wine.
Check out this $1.7 million steampunk apartment.
7.0 earthquake hits Myanmar.
Jet fuel from Kirtland leaks into a neighborhood.
UNM proposes 8 percent tuition hike.
Lobo Village dorms to allow alcohol, but planners never mentioned it to the City Council.
Gov. Martinez is not done on the driver's license issue.
Scientists grew sperm from scratch outside the body.
Without serotonin, male mice lose their preference for females.
In 2009, Gaddafi demanded energy companies from around the world help him cover his bill for acts of terrorism.
Palestinian missiles getting closer to urban areas near Tel Aviv.
An interview with the clowns of ICP.