NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures are mixed with the U.S. moving closer to a military confrontation in Syria.
The potential for a major disruption in the Middle East is overshadowing what are expected to be more indications Wednesday of an economic recovery.
Dow Jones industrial futures are down 10 points to 14,817. S&P futures have lost less than a point to 1,638.90. Nasdaq futures are up 6.25 points to 3,092.75.
U.S. automakers will start rolling out August sales numbers and industry watchers anticipate the strongest monthly performance since early 2007.
Also on Wednesday, the Commerce Department posts trade deficit numbers and while most economists expect that it widened slightly in July, it comes after the U.S. trimmed the deficit in the previous month to levels not seen since 2009.
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Northbound Interstate 25 is closed at San Felipe after a deputy directing traffic at a snow-related crash was hit by a vehicle.
Meeting 211 goes to the University of New Mexico Lobos. The Lobos and New Mexico State renewed their rivalry on a basketball court Wednesday night with the Lobos winning 79 to 70.
MMA fighter Holly Holm has more than a fight to talk about this week. Holm also has a major sponsor in her corner.
University of New Mexico senior defender Kyle Venter is one of 15 semifinalist for the Mac Hermann Trophy. The award is the highest individual honor in college soccer.
An Albuquerque man says an emergency vet clinic turned away his dying dog because he didn't have enough cash in his pocket to pay to save him. The dog later died.
Tempers flared Wednesday night at the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education meeting as the firestorm over teacher evaluations and student testing continues.