NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures are rising sharply on talk of a deal that may avert a U.S. government default.
Dow Jones industrial futures are up 128 points to 14,656. S&P futures have gained 16.2 points to 1,665. Nasdaq futures are up 30 points to 3,162.50.
President Barack Obama will meet with top House Republicans at the White House to seek a path beyond a confrontation that has left the government shuttered for close to two weeks.
House GOP leaders appear to be ready to advance a short-term debt limit increase that would prevent the first default on U.S. debt next week.
All major U.S. averages have taken a beating this month due to the impasse.
The Dow Jones, the S&P and Nasdaq are down 2 percent to 3 percent this week alone.
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Police responded to dozens of weather-related crashes in only a matter of hours Sunday.
A small plane crashed at about 8 a.m. Sunday morning on the Canyon Rim Trail near N.M. 502 and the entrance of Los Alamos.
Sunday night in Albuquerque and around the world people gathered for candlelight vigils to remember the loss of their children.
Department of Agriculture officials are warning customers to not get burned when buying firewood.
Church groups, parents and teachers met Sunday at the 20th annual Albuquerque Interfaith Convention. State education reform was their central focus.
Police officers were called out to Lovelace Hospital on Saturday after a patient woke up to find his laptop missing.