The president is racing to show the public that he is taking action to address rising prices and bottlenecks amid mounting anxiety among some of his advisers about political fallout heading into next year’s midterm elections.
The deadline for requiring U.S. workers to be vaccinated or tested weekly for Covid-19 is fast approaching, but uncertainty about how legal fights over the mandate will play out has left companies in limbo on how best to prepare.
President Biden’s decision to nominate Lael Brainard to become Federal Reserve vice chairwoman elevates a veteran economist who has been a strong ally of Chairman Jerome Powell on the central bank’s boldest policy decisions during the pandemic.
South Africa’s warning of a new strain of coronavirus walloped the energy sector, leading to the sharpest declines in oil prices since the global economy locked down early last year to slow the spread of the virus.
Three senators conveyed concern in a telephone call with the Banking Committee chairman, likely scuttling Saule Omarova’s chances of confirmation as head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – More info has come out related to the suspect who was allegedly driving drunk with a child in his car during a hit and run Thanksgiving night. Deputies with Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office say a speeding driver rear-ended another at Paseo del Norte and the river. Deputies say the speeding car rolled [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Holiday shoppers were out Friday for the annual Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival. The event featured 150 artists, as well as live music, artists' demonstrations, and a kids' creation station. The pandemic canceled last year's event and shoppers say it is something they've looked forward to coming back to. […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office tweeted out Friday that both directions of Edith Boulevard between Rutherford Lane and Nikanda Road NE were closed due to an active deputy-involved shooting investigation. Little information is known at this time but officials say no deputies have reported being injured. Drivers are asked […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The city of Albuquerque is encouraging people to apply for one of its many vacant jobs. The city's new Hiring Bus will be at Tower Park on Tuesday, starting at 11:00 a.m. to help community members apply for positions. The bus will have internet access for people to learn about and apply [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The 19-year-old charged in a deadly DWI crash made his first court appearance Friday. Casino Salazar is accused of driving drunk and running into a GMC Saturday night near Morris and Montgomery. The other driver, Kevin Barton, was killed. He had just left with his three dogs to pick up dinner for [...]
BRUSSELS (AP) — The White House said Friday the U.S. will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other countries in the region beginning Monday due to a new COVID-19 variant. A World Health Organization panel named the variant "omicron" and classified it as a highly transmissible virus of concern, the same category that includes [...]
NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police are investigating an accident that occurred on eastbound I-40 at mile marker 301. Officials say it was a semi-truck rollover and there has been one fatality. The area has been cleared and traffic is moving. No other details are known at this time. This is a developing story. KRQE [...]
A new coronavirus variant identified in South Africa is leading to a new round of travel restrictions just as many had finally begun to ease. The risks of the variant, called omicron, are largely unknown. But the World Health Organization has called it a “variant of concern” and governments around the world are not waiting [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque Fire Rescue responded to a fire on Albuquerque's west side early Friday morning. Officials say AFR was sent out about 3:30 Friday morning to Teakwood Drive near Unser for a house fire. They say the homeowner had fallen asleep while cooking in the kitchen. and was awakened by the smoke. The homeowner [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday recommended an overhaul of the nation's oil and gas leasing program to limit areas available for energy development and raise costs for oil and gas companies to drill on public land and water. The long-awaited report by the Interior Department stops short of recommending an end to [...]
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – As millions of Americans indulged in turkey, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, and stuffing, odds are many households are dealing with a surplus of leftovers in the fridge. So what should you do with all those Thanksgiving leftovers? Chef Andrew Bustos, owner of Precision Catering, offers some tasty recipes using all of [...] […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Looking to give the perfect gift this year? There are a variety of unique gifts that can be found around the city with so many ways to support Albuquerque's small business community. Holiday shopping expert Andrew Sisneros discusses the Albuquerque Small Business Holiday Gift Guide and how it provides the ultimate shopping ins […]