WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has scheduled vote for Friday on a temporary spending bill required to prevent a government shutdown.
The chamber will also vote on a tea party-backed provision to defund Obamacare, but only if it defeats a filibuster by Sen. Ted Cruz and others. They're filibustering the bill because a vote to end debate gives Democrats controlling the chamber a big procedural edge.
But many Republicans are poised to break with Cruz since the alternative is to kill the bill altogether and force a partial government shutdown at midnight on Monday.
Top GOP leaders say the House will not simply approve the Senate measure and ship it to the White House, but they haven't said for sure what they may return to the Senate.
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A District Court judge has ordered city leaders respond to a petition filed by an animal activist on the city's trap-neuter-return approach of managing feral cats.
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.
Albuquerque's famous Bugg Lights Christmas can now be seen every night until Christmas Eve.
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Sunday night in Albuquerque and around the world people gathered for candlelight vigils to remember the loss of their children.