Politics

Deliberation Continues in Barraza Trial

A jury of 6 men and 6 women continued deliberating on whether state judge Manuel Barraza is guilty of bribery. Barraza is accused of trading sex and money for a favorable ruling in his court.

Jury Deliberates In Barraza Trial

Jury deliberations resumed this morning in the bribery trial of former judge Manuel Barraza. The case went to the jury late yesterday.

Group Will Start New Petition Against City's Domestic Partner Benefits

El Paso-- The battle against domestic partner benfits for city employees continues.

FBI Agent Collapses at Barraza Trial

An FBI agent collapsed during testimony at the bribery trial of former judge Manuel Barraza Wednesday. It happened just before 4:00 pm.

Anthony Election Set

Anthony, NM (AP) - New Mexico's newest community is to elect its first public officials April 13. The Dona Ana County Commission set the election date for Anthony.

Obama friend's child injured, golf interrupted

KAILUA, Hawaii  - President Barack Obama abruptly ended his golf outing and sped in his motorcade to his compound Monday after he learned a friend's child was injured while playing on the beach.

Percy Sutton, Harlem political pioneer, dies at 89

NEW YORK - Percy Sutton, the pioneering civil rights attorney who represented Malcolm X before launching successful careers as a political power broker and media mogul, has died. He was 89.

White House asks for privacy for first daughters

HONOLULU - The White House is asking journalists covering President Barack Obama's vacation in Hawaii to respect the privacy of his 8- and 11-year-old daughters.

Obama asked to halt wild-horse roundup in Nevada

RENO, Nev. - Sheryl Crow and other wild-horse advocates on Thursday called on President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to block a major roundup of mustangs set to begin M

Marine security zone around Obama vacation home

HONOLULU - The U.S. Coast Guard is setting up a security zone in the waters off President Barack Obama's vacation home on Oahu.

Senate 'Liberal Lion' remembered in health debate

WASHINGTON - The memory of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy loomed over the Senate on Thursday when his weary colleagues moved his life's work, health care reform, to the brink of reality.

Jewish advocacy group questions Carter's apology

ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter's apology to the Jewish community has sparked a debate among Jewish groups, as some reacted with skepticism while others sought to wait before gau

Levi Johnston's mother serving home confinement

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The mother of the man who fathered former Alaska Gov.