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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The state's chief federal judge has sworn in a new U.S. Attorney for New Mexico. A spokeswoman for the federal prosecutors' office in New Mexico said in a statement Friday that U.S. Attorney John C. Anderson was sworn in earlier that day during a private ceremony at the federal courthouse in Santa Fe. President Donald Trump nominated Anderson in November to fill the post, and the U.S. Senate confirmed his nomination earlier this month. Anderson will oversee federal prosecutions and federal interests in civil cases in the state.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Court documents related to the homicide case of a 13-year-old New Mexico boy who endured years of abuse reveal he may have also been sexually assaulted and burned. The Santa Fe New Mexican reported Friday that, according to newly released search warrants, an autopsy of Jeremiah Valencia's body details that portions of it had possibly been burned. A grand jury last week indicted the boy's stepfather, Thomas Wayne Ferguson, on first-degree murder and other charges. The boy's mother, Tracy Ann Pena, and Ferguson's 19-year-old son, Jordan Nunez, are also charged.

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on school threats made in New Mexico (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Two New Mexico men are facing federal charges for allegedly using social media to post school shooting threats. The U.S. Attorney's Office in New Mexico announced the charges in the two cases Friday, saying they stemmed from tips the FBI and other law enforcement had received. FBI Special Agent in Charge Terry Wade says the agency has zero tolerance for anyone who threatens to do harm to others. The FBI arrested 25-year-old Sebastian Jarvison of Brimhall, New Mexico, on Thursday.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The percentage of New Mexico students who graduate high school is holding steady at 71 percent, and state education officials said they were particularly encouraged that the rate among Hispanic students has climbed more than 10 percent since 2011. Public Education Secretary Christopher Ruszkowski released the latest statistics Friday, saying there have been improvements for the state's Hispanic, black, low-income and disabled students. The graduation rate for Hispanic students in 2011 was less than 60 percent.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A team of special prosecutors has cleared the former Albuquerque police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old woman in April 2014. The team headed by special prosecutor Michael Cox announced Tuesday that no criminal charges will be brought against Jeremy Dear for the shooting death of Mary Hawkes. In a letter to Albuquerque Police Chief Michael Geier, the prosecutors say it is impossible prove that Dear did not believe Hawkes posed a threat when he opened fire.

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The state's chief federal judge has sworn in a new U.S. Attorney for New Mexico. A spokeswoman for the federal prosecutors' office in New Mexico said in a statement Friday that U.S. Attorney John C. Anderson was sworn in earlier that day during a private ceremony at the federal courthouse in Santa Fe. President Donald Trump nominated Anderson in November to fill the post, and the U.S. Senate confirmed his nomination earlier this month. Anderson will oversee federal prosecutions and federal interests in civil cases in the state.

Jean Loesch and her family live in Seeley Lake, Mont., which saw the longest and most intense smoke from Montana's wildfires this summer. Loesch has 10 children, adopted or in her foster care, and they are learning what it's like to have lingering respiratory problems.

Last summer, Loesch says, the smoke was so thick outside, the family couldn't see the trees across the street, so they stayed inside. It was still really hard to breathe.

"These guys were miserable," Loesch says. "I think each one of them ended up having to go to the doctor." Everyone needed inhalers.

Our series, "Take A Number," is exploring problems around the world — and the people who are trying to solve them — through the lens of a single number.

Twenty-one days. If you get sued for debt in Utah, that's how long you have to respond to a complaint in the mail.

The complaints are fine-print legalese and they're confusing. But despite that, 98.5 percent of the state's debtors try to navigate the process themselves, without any legal help. And they often end up paying more than they should.

The technology that drives science forward is forever accelerating, but the same can't be said for science communication. The basic process still holds many vestiges from its early days — that is the 17th century.

Some scientists are pressing to change that critical part of the scientific enterprise.

Here's what they're confronting: When researchers studying the biology of disease make a discovery, it typically takes nine months for them to get their results published in a journal.

After last week's shooting in Parkland, Fla., calls to arm teachers and school personnel have intensified. Both President Trump and the National Rifle Association argued this week that enabling school officials to shoot back could save lives and could deter potential assailants from entering a school.

Trump has clarified that he believes only those "adept" at using firearms should be armed, not all teachers.

It's Monday afternoon and Désiré Mulumeoderwa is alone in his workshop, an oasis of quiet and creativity from the parade of motorbikes and perpetual hustle outside on Kigali's streets. The mud floor is littered with planks of wood in all shapes and sizes, scraps of plastic and other discarded materials Mulumeoderwa uses in his carpentry work.

Chairs, cupboards and bed frames are in various stages of construction around the dimly-lit shop. Off in a corner by the door is a project unlike any other.

Mulumeoderwa is building an upright piano.

This week in the Russia investigations: More newcomers join Mueller's roll of honor; the feds meet with state officials on election security; and D.C. starts thinking about possibly considering some potential planning to defend the 2018 midterms.

American politics have always been rife with individuals who invoked the Almighty and sought divine leverage to achieve their own agendas.

Partisans on both the right and the left have revered such figures – when they agreed with their ends – and reviled them when they did not.

But it is hard to think of any clergy in any era who have ascended quite so far in the national political consciousness as Billy Graham.

Nadezhda Sergeeva of Russia has tested positive for a banned substance and has been disqualified from the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Saturday.

Sergeeva was ranked 12th in the women's bobsleigh, but is now disqualified from the event and "the results obtained" by her team "at the same event are disqualified with all resulting consequences," the organization said in a statement.

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