Originally published on Wed November 14, 2012 12:32 pm
From Spain and Portugal to Greece and Italy and on north to Belgium and Germany, strikes and protests spread across Europe today.
While this is the first time that the protests have gone pan-European, the message hasn't changed: Demonstrators were protesting the austerity measures put in place by many European countries to bring an end to the sovereign debt crisis that has dogged the continent.
Originally published on Wed November 14, 2012 12:36 pm
A good deal of credit for President Obama's re-election has gone to his campaign's sophistication at interpreting data about potential voters and its use of behavioral research to get supporters to actually vote.
And because success in politics spawns imitators, the approach could well shape how future campaigns are run.
Originally published on Wed November 14, 2012 7:36 pm
According to a new survey by the Asia Foundation, 52 percent of the 6,300 Afghans it surveyed in June feel the country is heading in the right direction. It's the first time in eight years of conducting this survey that the foundation found a majority of Afghans held a positive view.
I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Coming up in the program, our panel of women journalists weighs in on, what else, the events surrounding former CIA chief David Patraeus' resignation from the agency. It's our Beauty Shop conversation and it's coming up in a few minutes.
Wed. 11/14 10a: Santa Fe's vocal ensemble specializing in early music, the Schola Cantorum, celebrates the holidays with performances at the Loretto Chapel, the San Miguel Mission, the New Mexico History Museum and the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Santa Fe, and in Albuquerque at the Kimo Theatre. Spencer Beckwith speaks with the Director and Founder of the Schola Cantorum of Santa Fe, Dr. Billy Turney.
New Mexico's State Engineer made his agency's budget request to the Legislative Finance Committee on Tuesday. The requested money would help reduce the state's backlog of water rights adjudication, and deal with current and future droughts.
The Bernalillo County Commission has voted to post the names and salaries of all its workers online as a transparency measure.
The commission voted 3-2 Tuesday evening to adopt the online postings as part of an openness and transparency measure.
Bernalillo County has been posting public salaries but not along with the workers' names.
Measure sponsor Commissioner Wayne Johnson says in a statement that transparency in government is the foundation for good government and allows citizens to hold public workers and elected officials accountable.