• Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, August 18

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Tue, Aug 15, 2017

    Here's a look at a variety of events Friday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      SPECIAL EVENT Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs Parade of Homes — 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, $10, free for ages 17 and younger....

  • AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Trump isolation growing as business panels dismantled NEW YORK (AP) — With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils Wednesday —an attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his...

  • AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Trump isolation growing as business panels dismantled NEW YORK (AP) — With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils Wednesday —an attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his...

  • Charlottesville victim's mother urges 'righteous action'

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The mother of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville urged mourners at a memorial service Wednesday to "make my child's death worthwhile" by confronting injustice the way she did. "They tried to kill my...

  • AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EDT

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Corporate chiefs flee Trump; he disbands WH advisory panels NEW YORK (AP) — With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils Wednesday — the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in...

  • AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EDT

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Corporate chiefs flee Trump; he disbands WH advisory panels NEW YORK (AP) — With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils Wednesday — the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in...

  • Can't see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years. An astronomer who specializes in solar imaging, he's been photographing eclipses for more than three decades, and will be using 14 cameras to capture the Aug. 21 celestial...

  • The Latest: FBI sets up tip line for information on rally

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a memorial service for the woman killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally (all times local): ___ 4:45 p.m. The FBI says it has set up a tip line for the public to submit photos, videos and other...

  • The Iowa State Fair is opening. Time to visit the Butter Cow

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — More than 1 million people typically visit the Iowa State Fair each year, and sometimes it seems like every one of them is clustered around the Butter Cow's climate-controlled glass enclosure. Here are some details about the creamy sculpture that has been an...

  • Silent song finds iTunes popularity due to special role

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — No, the volume is just fine. It's the song. An unusual tune has found its way onto the top 50 on the iTunes charts, alongside Ed Sheeran and Keith Urban hits. The song is completely silent. "A a a a a Very Good Song" costs 99 cents for just under 10 minutes of dead...

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