NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are heading lower as lawmakers continue to work on a deal to avoid a U.S. default and reopen the government.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 60 points, or 0.4 percent, at 15,241 after the first few minutes of trading Tuesday.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index was down six points, or 0.4 percent, at 1,704. The Nasdaq composite fell four points, or 0.1 percent, to 3,812.
The U.S. is expected to reach its borrowing limit on Thursday, jeopardizing its ability to pay its bills. Meanwhile a partial shutdown of the government is in its 15th day.
Citigroup fell after reporting earnings that missed Wall Street's expectations. Johnson & Johnson rose after reporting higher earnings than Wall Street was expecting.
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An Albuquerque Police officer involved shooting over the weekend marks the fifth since late October and city officials are taking notice.
A woman was stolen from her daughter's car, a woman who died more than five years ago.
Albuquerque police shot and killed a man Sunday night after responding to an assault call near UNM.
Deputies were led on a chase around 4 p.m. Monday after a person called 911 to report their vehicle had been stolen and was being driven recklessly around Albuquerque.
New Mexico could have hundreds of millions of dollars more to spend as legislators get ready to put together next year's budget in the upcoming legislative session.
Organizers of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl are hoping to shed the disappointing attendance numbers that weighed down the event last year when the Colorado State Rams and the Washington State Cougars face off Dec. 21.