New Mexico

Toddler wounds both parents with one shot

A 3-year-old boy found a handgun in his mother's purse and fired just one shot that wounded both his parents at an Albuquerque motel on Saturday. According to investigators, the toddler apparently reached for an iPod but found the loaded weapon. The bullet first struck his father in the buttock and then hit his mother's right shoulder. She is eight months pregnant. His 2-year-old sister was unhurt. The injuries were not life threatening.


Jewish fraternity defaced with swastikas

A Jewish fraternity at the University of California, Davis, was defaced with swastikas over the weekend, spurring outrage on campus. Alpha Epsilon Pi leaders told CBS13 in Sacramento they believed the swastikas were painted in retaliation for the fraternity's support for Israel. Police are investigating.

New York

Warehouse fire burns on Brooklyn waterfront

As firefighters continued to battle a massive fire that engulfed a warehouse on the Brooklyn waterfront over the weekend, officials were trying to pinpoint its cause and to contain losses — and potential privacy breaches — from the building's contents, including medical and court records that had been strewn across the East River shoreline.


Thousands protest premier's Putin dealings

Thousands of protesters demanded the ouster of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government, a day before a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Around 3,000 people attended the "Spring Comes, Orban Goes" rally outside parliament on Sunday. "We want to show that the country is not equal to Orban, that the majority does not support his policies going closer to Vladimir Putin," said rally organizer Balazs Gulyas. "The majority of the people want to be in the E.U."

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