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Biden caught on hot mic swearing at Fox News reporter

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  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has called a Fox News reporter a vulgarity after the reporter asked him a question about inflation. The president was in the East Room of the White House on Monday to convene a meeting of his Competition Council. The panel is focused on changing regulations to help consumers deal with high prices. Several of the gathered reporters shouted questions to the president when he concluded his remarks. Fox News reporter Peter Doocy asked Biden if inflation was a political liability.

Today in History

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  • Today in History 

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2022. There are 339 days left in the year. 

  • Today's Highlight in History: 

On Jan. 26, 2020, the U.S. consulate in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic, said it would evacuate its personnel and some private citizens aboard a charter flight. Five cases of the new coronavirus were now confirmed in the United States, including new cases in California and Arizona; all involved people who had traveled to Wuhan. 

  • Democratic lawmakers seek incentives for hydrogen production

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico legislators arn array of financial incentives aimed at fostering hydrogen production in New Mexico. Incentives such as tax credits, tax deductions and publicly sponsored loans are included in the bill published Tuesday. Environmentalists are wary of the environmental impacts of hydrogen production in New Mexico using natural gas as an energy source and feed stock. Leading Democratic legislators and Gov.

New Mexico COVID-19 update

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New Mexico COVID-19 update: 3,354 new cases, totaling 455,947

Twenty-five additional COVID-19 deaths, 7-Day positivity rate 30.0%

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 3,354 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

864 new cases in Bernalillo County

5 new cases in Catron County

176 new cases in Chaves County

113 new cases in Cibola County

7 new cases in Colfax County

89 new cases in Curry County

  • DRY NEW MEXICO

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham's top water adviser is warning New Mexico lawmakers that spring runoff is expected to be grim. Mike Hamman legislative committee members Tuesday that short-term voluntary water conservation programs like leaving some agricultural fields unplanted for a season or two would help New Mexico meet its water delivery obligations to neighboring states. Other southwestern U.S.

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A conservation group is returning guardianship of hundreds of acres of redwood forestland to a coalition of Native tribes that were displaced from the land generations ago by European American settlers.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring after serving more than two decades on the nation's highest court, White House and Supreme Court sources tell NPR.

Breyer — professorial, practical, and moderately liberal — wrote many of the court's legally important but less glamorous decisions and sought, behind the scenes, to build consensus for centrist decisions on a conservative court.

Ozzie, the world's oldest male gorilla and the third-oldest gorilla in the world, was found deceased on Tuesday, the zoo in Atlanta said. Ozzie was 61. Gorillas are considered geriatric once they're 40 years old.

Disney is on the defensive after actor Peter Dinklage criticized its plans to release a live-action remake of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

The studio announced in June 2021 that it had cast West Side Story breakout star Rachel Zegler as the titular character in a forthcoming remake of the 1937 film, which was Disney's first animated feature and a major box office success.

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Steps to Prevent Illness, Visit the CDC website.

New Mexico State Coronavirus hotline please call call 855-600-3453. Non-Health related questions 833-551-0518 or newmexico.gov

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