• Under scrutiny, Weinstein prosecutor has a case to prove

    Updated: 58 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — At least in the court of public opinion, the prosecutor leading a rape case against Harvey Weinstein may have more to prove than the charges alone. But if Manhattan Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. is out to answer critics of his past decisions not to pursue sex cases against...

  • Boston's Memorial Day flag garden idea spreads across the US

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — The solemn display of tens of thousands of U.S. flags that first appeared on Boston Common for Memorial Day a decade ago, honoring service members who have died defending the nation, is slowly becoming a national movement. The flag gardens, as they are known, can be seen...

  • Visa woes have summer businesses looking to Puerto Ricans

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PHIPPSBURG, Maine (AP) — Frustrated by red tape and visa limits on foreign workers, tourism businesses from Maine to Missouri are turning to Puerto Ricans who are fleeing a shattered economy and devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Bob Smith, owner of Sebasco Harbor Resort in...

  • Film explores Chinese Exclusion Act as US immigration 'DNA'

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Politicians seizing on immigrants as an election issue. Newspaper headlines calling for action. Talk of legislation to institute a ban. If viewers of "The Chinese Exclusion Act" documentary end up with a sense of deja vu between the film's subject, a law from 1882 that...

  • Civil Rights Historians tell little known story of WWII vet

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hours after leaving military service behind in 1946, a decorated African-American World War II veteran still wearing his uniform was removed from a Greyhound bus while heading home, beaten by a white South Carolina police chief and left permanently blind. Sgt....

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, May 28

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Fri, May 25, 2018

    Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:

  • Famed Ivan the Terrible painting attacked at Moscow gallery


    MOSCOW (AP) — Police in Russia have arrested a man on charges of vandalizing a famous painting by renowned Russian artist Ilya Repin in Moscow. Russian news reports said the man claimed he drank 100 grams (about 3.5 ounces) of vodka in the cafe of the Tretyakov Gallery shortly before...

  • Rossi, Daly looking for real-life 'Amazing Race' in Indy 500


    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alexander Rossi and Conor Daly could view the Indy 500 as another leg of "The Amazing Race." The close friends and former reality TV teammates are starting side by side in the last row of the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" — farther back than any previous winner....

  • Giuliani says White House wants briefing on classified info


    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. And they may take it to the Justice Department as part of an...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, May 27

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Thu, May 24, 2018

    Here's a look at what's going on Sunday in the Colorado Springs area:      BREW Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival — Top barbecue chefs from around the state join local chefs in serving up barbecue complemented by thirst-quenching brews, Beaver Creek;...

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