• Why do we call it Black Friday?

    Why do we call it Black Friday?
    (NEXSTAR) - Many know the day after Thanksgiving is referred to as "Black Friday," but why?While some social media posts attribute the day's roots as dating back to the practice of selling off slaves the day after Thanksgiving, the Associated Press says that isn't the case.
    Instead, the term "Black Friday" is first linked to a financial crash in the late 1880s.Black Friday 2022 store hours: What time Walmart, others openTwo investors, Jay Gould and Jim Fisk, drove up the price of gold, which lea
  • Spotify Wrapped is here: How do you see your top artists and albums?

    Spotify Wrapped is here: How do you see your top artists and albums?
    (WJW) — Nov. 30 isn't an official holiday, but it marks a day many people look forward to: It's Spotify Wrapped day.
    Spotify launched the year-end "Wrapped" campaign Wednesday, which allows users to see their top-streamed artists, albums, genres and more. Anyone who has a Spotify account will get one. To see yours, head over to the Spotify app and log in.On Wednesday, your Spotify Wrapped should pop up once you log on. But if you miss it, it will also stay on the homepage of your app. (Spo
  • New Mexico restaurants featured in Yelp's Top 100 Tacos Spots in America

    New Mexico restaurants featured in Yelp's Top 100 Tacos Spots in America
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – If you love tacos, you might want to check out two taco restaurants in New Mexico named in Yelp's Top 100 Tacos Spots in America. Yelp reviewers have spoken, ranking these two New Mexico restaurants in the top 100.
    El Paisa in Albuqueruqe was ranked No. 97 on the list. The restaurant, located in the South Valley, offers a variety of of meats, from carne asada, el pastor, and barbacoa. They also provideburritos, gorditas, tortas, quesadillas, menudo and maris
  • Venezuelans sleep on sidewalks after Juarez razes tent camp

    Venezuelans sleep on sidewalks after Juarez razes tent camp
    JUAREZ, Mexico (Border Report) – His daughter turns 3 years old next week and Jeilfred can’t hold back the tears. It took the native of Venezuela more than two months to make the 3,000-mile trek to Juarez only to find the U.S. border closed to asylum-seekers from that South American country who cross between ports of entry.“I feel a knot in my throat. I haven’t seen my daughters in nearly three months, or my wife. My little girl’s birthday is on December 6 and I&rsq
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  • Missouri man converts hot water tanks into smokers

    Missouri man converts hot water tanks into smokers
    Plumber, Steve Baird converted this old hot water tank into a fully-functioning meat smoker.JOPLIN, Mo. — What can you do with your old hot water tank? You could sell it for the scrap metal, or you can do what one Joplin plumber decided to do: Turn it into a meat smoker. The idea came to plumber, Steve Baird, after he amassed a large collection of old hot water heaters over the years."For a long time I've removed water heaters as a plumber. I usually just scrap pile them and once I get a w
  • Sports Desk: Diego Pavia leading NMSU to success

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque native and former Volcano Vista standout Diego Pavia is wrapping up his first season as quarterback for NMSU. During the Aggies win over Liberty, Pavia accounted for over 300 yards of total offense as well as six touchdowns. His stellar performance made him a weekly honoree for the Manning Award.NMSU currently has a 5-6 record and the Aggies hopes of a bowl game remain at the hands of their waiver. Pavia joined the Sports Desk gave his thoughts on
  • Tensions run high as Mexico moves migrants out of Rio Grande camp in Juarez

    Tensions run high as Mexico moves migrants out of Rio Grande camp in Juarez
    EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) -- Tensions are running high as migrants camped along the Rio Grande in Ciudad Juarez were moved out by law enforcement the past two days.One police officer reportedly was hit by a rock. Migrants told KTSM that feltthey were being treated like "animals.""Where did you guys graduate from to be pushing people like that?" yelled a man as they were pushed out of the camp. "There's no animals here, brother. There's no animals here. What are we, all delinquents?"An officer in rio
  • Marine veteran chugs beer from prosthetic leg at Lakers game

    Marine veteran chugs beer from prosthetic leg at Lakers game
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) – Annika Nadine Hutsler may have been attending her first basketball game in Los Angeles on Monday, but she made sure to get off on the right foot.Hutsler, a United States Marine Corps veteran who lost her leg in a battle with cancer, was watching the L.A. Lakers take on the Indiana Pacers at the Crypto.com Arena when she found herself on the Jumbotron — and made the most of the opportunity.Hutsler downed a beer from her prosthetic leg to raucous cheers from the cr
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  • Study shows COVID-related stress reduces sexual desire in romantic relationships

    Study shows COVID-related stress reduces sexual desire in romantic relationships
    SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) -- Well, if you didn't think the COVID-19 pandemic was bad enough, you can add this to the list of misfortunes. A new study from an international research team -- led by a Texas State University researcher, Rhonda Balzarini -- found that stressors from the pandemic adversely affected people's sex lives.
    The researchers found a link between specific stressors brought out by the pandemic, such as financial concerns, loneliness and worry, and lower levels of sexual desire.
  • Bank of America chief predicts ‘mild recession’ in 2023

    Bank of America chief predicts ‘mild recession’ in 2023
    Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan said Tuesday he’s expecting a “mild recession” in 2023, sounding a more positive note about the state of the economy than many in the financial world have been broadcasting amid 40-year-high inflation.Doomspeak about the possibility of a recession has been coming out of the financial sector since the summer when JP Morgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon said he saw a “hurricane” gathering on the economic horizon as the Federal Rese
  • Medal of Honor recipient from New Mexico dies at 97

    Medal of Honor recipient from New Mexico dies at 97
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The second-to-last living Korean War Medal of Honor recipient has died at the age of 97. Hiroshi Miyamura was born in Gallup in 1925 and received the Medal of Honor for single-handedly covering the retreat of his troops when they were overrun.New tradition for Albuquerque Old Town tree lightingMiyamura killed 50 enemy troops before being captured. He spent more than two years in a prison camp. He joined the army in 1945 and later enlisted in the army reserve before
  • New tradition for Albuquerque Old Town tree lighting

    New tradition for Albuquerque Old Town tree lighting
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A new tradition begins Friday at the old town Christmas tree lighting. Last year, the Aceves family bid farewell to "Henry's Tree," a tradition that started in 1994. This year, a 30-foot sequoia will be decorated and lit. Fans highlight their favorite displays at the River of LightsThings were going to change with a new owner of the plaza and many shop owners were left concerned. "The ones that have been down here for you know, ten years. It was an event we
  • Texas-born drug lord 'La Barbie' no longer in U.S. custody, his whereabouts unknown

    Texas-born drug lord 'La Barbie' no longer in U.S. custody, his whereabouts unknown
    SAN DIEGO (Border Report) -- Drug trafficker Edgar Valdez Villarreal, known as 'La Barbie,' is no longer listed as being held by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons.Valdez was extradited to Georgia from Mexico seven years ago and had received a 49-year prison term after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute cocaine and launder money.He was also ordered to pay $192 million in restitution to the U.S. Government.According to his sentencing documents, Valdez's release date was set for July 27,
  • These 25 deals were the most shopped among BestReviews readers

    These 25 deals were the most shopped among BestReviews readers
    BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details.What BestReviews readers shopped for most this yearOver the past several days, it was open season on sales. You could get deals on everything from Cricut machines to robotic vacuums at incredibly deep discounts. These sales started on Black Friday and ran through Cyber Monday.If you missed the deals over the extended weekend, however, don’t worry. You didn’t miss out on your chance to save. W
  • Look who made People mag's 'People of the Year'

    Look who made People mag's 'People of the Year'
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matthew McConaughey, Mila Kunis, Jennifer Hudson and “Abbott Elementary” creator and star Quinta Brunson have been named People magazine’s 2022 “People of the Year.”The magazine unveiled its annual list Wednesday, with Editor-in-Chief Wendy Naugle explaining this year’s honorees were selected because of their efforts to help others.McConaughey was chosen for his advocacy efforts after the Uvalde school shooting rocked hi
  • Armed men break into Juarez shelter, try to abduct migrants

    Armed men break into Juarez shelter, try to abduct migrants
    JUAREZ, Mexico (Border Report) – Juarez shelters remain on alert after a group of armed men broke down the door of a church early Thursday and tried to abduct asylum-seekers sheltered there.The assailants – believed to be members of a gang or a migrant smuggling organization – entered the Tierra de Oro church and shelter in the Mexico 68 neighborhood in Central Juarez and began lining up the women and children to load them onto vehicles before a passing police car scared them o
  • KRQE Newsfeed: Uninsured patients, NMSU coach speaks, Teacher incentive package, New tradition

    KRQE Newsfeed: Uninsured patients, NMSU coach speaks, Teacher incentive package, New tradition
    Wednesday's Top StoriesGroup worries conditions of New Mexico-run prisons will worsenRio Rancho teen receives unique seizure treatmentJudge denies child killer’s plea deal requestAlbuquerque man arrested for shooting at policeSanta Fe Indian School hopes to bring new life to Paolo Soleri AmphitheaterSights and Sounds: World Cup Watch Party at Civic PlazaRetired SFPD detective accused of losing rape kit speaks outSan Francisco will allow police to deploy robots that killAlzheimer’s dr
  • KRQE Newsfeed: Uninsured patients, NMSU coach speaks, Colder day, Teacher incentive package, New tradition

    KRQE Newsfeed: Uninsured patients, NMSU coach speaks, Colder day, Teacher incentive package, New tradition
    Wednesday's Top StoriesGroup worries conditions of New Mexico-run prisons will worsenRio Rancho teen receives unique seizure treatmentJudge denies child killer’s plea deal requestAlbuquerque man arrested for shooting at policeSanta Fe Indian School hopes to bring new life to Paolo Soleri AmphitheaterSights and Sounds: World Cup Watch Party at Civic PlazaRetired SFPD detective accused of losing rape kit speaks outSan Francisco will allow police to deploy robots that killAlzheimer’s dr
  • Team Jacob or Edward? 'Twilight' films coming back to theaters

    Team Jacob or Edward? 'Twilight' films coming back to theaters
    CLEVELAND (WJW) — It's been 14 years since the first "Twilight" movie hit theaters, but starting this Friday you can catch the entire series on the big screen once more.
    Cinemark is bringing back the beloved (and also hated-on) films for an event they're calling the "‘Twas the Twilight Before Christmas" marathon."Whether you’re Team Edward, Team Jacob, or team nostalgia, prepare to sink your teeth into this immortal saga once again," the company said in a statement.
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  • Cooler day but warmer weather to end the week

    Cooler day but warmer weather to end the week
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – This morning is much colder than yesterday, with temperatures starting in the single digits, teens and twenties for most of the state. Today will be cooler in central and southern New Mexico, with highs staying twenty degrees colder than yesterday in Roswell. Skies will start mostly sunny, but clouds will move in from the south throughout the day. Skies will be partly cloudy and dry. Winds will be lighter than yesterday, but there will still be a breeze up to
  • Holocaust survivors offered DNA tests to help find lost family members

    Holocaust survivors offered DNA tests to help find lost family members
    NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, Jackie Young had been searching.Orphaned as an infant, he spent the first few years of his life in a Nazi internment camp in what is now the Czech Republic. After World War II he was taken to England, adopted and given a new name.As an adult, he struggled to learn of his origins and his family. He had some scant information about his birth mother, who died in a concentration camp. But about his father? Nothing. Just a blank space on a birth certificate. Local s
  • Alzheimer's drug works, but is it enough?

    Alzheimer's drug works, but is it enough?
    An experimental Alzheimer’s drug modestly slowed the brain disease’s inevitable worsening, researchers reported Tuesday -- but it remains unclear how much difference that might make in people’s lives.Japanese drugmaker Eisai and its U.S. partner Biogen had announced earlier this fall that the drug lecanemab appeared to work, a badly needed bright spot after repeated disappointments in the quest for better Alzheimer’s treatments.Now the companies are providing fu
  • Tiger Woods on competing: 'I don't have much left in this leg'

    Tiger Woods on competing: 'I don't have much left in this leg'
    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods painted an uncertain picture about how much golf he can play, saying Tuesday that “I don't have much left in this leg.”He also doesn't have much hope the PGA Tour and the Saudi-funded rival league can get along unless Greg Norman is out as LIV Golf's leader.“Not right now. Not with their leadership. Not with Greg there and his animosity toward the tour itself,” Woods said. “I don't see that happening.” New Mexico high s
  • San Francisco will allow police to deploy robots that kill

    San Francisco will allow police to deploy robots that kill
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Supervisors in San Francisco voted Tuesday to give city police the ability to use potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots in emergency situations -- following an emotionally charged debate that reflected divisions on the politically liberal board over support for law enforcement.The vote was 8-3, with the majority agreeing to grant police the option despite strong objections from civil liberties and other police oversight groups. Opponents said the authority would
  • Warmer weather returns late this week

    Warmer weather returns late this week
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – After an extremely windy day across New Mexico, winds quickly died down tonight. Warmer weather will return by Friday.A strong jet stream that scraped across New Mexico Tuesday was responsible for 60+ mph wind gusts this afternoon across the state. The highest wind gust recorded was 75 mph along the Highline Ridge at the Taos Ski Valley at an elevation of around 12,000'. Albuquerque's highest wind gust today at the Sunport clocked in at 39 mph. Winds are quickly dy
  • Group worries over conditions of New Mexico-run prisons

    Group worries over conditions of New Mexico-run prisons
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico is switching from relying on private corporations to run prisons to having the state take them over. However, one group believes the switch is concerning.
    The New Mexico Prison and Jail Project (NMPJP) supports getting rid of privately run prisons. However, the group warns as the state takes over, conditions inside state prisons might not improve. New Mexico prisons facing low staff, increased inmate drug use"It doesn't necessarily change the way pe
  • Group worries conditions of New Mexico-run prisons will worsen

    Group worries conditions of New Mexico-run prisons will worsen
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico is switching from relying on private corporations to run prisons to having the state take them over. However, one group believes the switch is concerning.
    The New Mexico Prison and Jail Project (NMPJP) supports getting rid of privately run prisons. However, the group warns as the state takes over, conditions inside state prisons might not improve. New Mexico prisons facing low staff, increased inmate drug use"It doesn't necessarily change the way pe
  • Study shows uninsured New Mexicans are charged more for medical treatment

    Study shows uninsured New Mexicans are charged more for medical treatment
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) –A new study shows uninsured patients in New Mexico are often charged up to ten times more for medical treatments than insured patients for the same services. The study was presented to the Legislative Health and Human Services Committee Tuesday."Over 200,000 New Mexicans are uninsured which of course, makes it more likely that they will incur medical debt when they do need to access medical care," says Nicolas Cordova, healthcare director for the New Mexico C
  • NMSU basketball coach addresses UNM shooting

    NMSU basketball coach addresses UNM shooting
    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State University basketball Coach Greg Heiar is speaking out for the first time since the deadly shooting on UNM's campus involving one of his players. Aggie player Mike Peake was shot in the leg after police say UNM student Brandon Travis and others lured him to the campus in a revenge plot after a fight at the Lobo-Aggie football game in October. UNM students use ribbons to show unity with NMSU after Saturday shootingTravis was killed in a shooto
  • Sports Desk: Road test for Lobo men's basketball

    Sports Desk: Road test for Lobo men's basketball
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The UNM men's basketball team is currently 6-0 and coming off a win at the Lobo classic. Now the team faces one of their toughest tests of the season with a road trip to Saint Mary's."That's a potential quad 1 win opportunity on the road," said coach Pitino. "They're a terrific team. They've had unbelievable sustained success. They're the class of that conference obviously, Gonzaga and them. So, I know it's going to be a huge challenge."Story continues below

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