• Winter is off to late start in normally frigid rural Alaska

    Updated: 29 min ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Winter is off to a late start in parts of rural Alaska. Months of higher-than-normal temperatures have opened dangerous holes in frozen rivers that rural Alaskans use as roads. One troublesome ice highway is the Kuskokwim River, where a man died New Year's...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting Jan. 21, 2018

    By Carlotta Olson carlotta.olson@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Jan 19, 2018

    Music/Stage/Art JAN. 28 Benefit Concert - 3 p.m., Sunrise United Methodist Church, 2655 Briargate Blvd., free-will offering to benefit scholarships for students at Kenya Methodist University; 598-7013, sunriseumc.com. FEB. 6 Luther College Nordic Choir - 7 p.m., First Lutheran...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, January 20

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Wed, Jan 17, 2018

    Here's a look at what's going on Saturday in the Colorado Springs area:                  HOLIDAY EVENTS Through Jan. 27: Holiday Model Train Exhibit — Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225...

  • Blood test to detect 8 cancers early gives promising results

    MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now. Many groups are working on liquid biopsy tests, which look for DNA and other things that tumors shed into blood,...

  • Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile

    NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    IQUIQUE, Chile — It was all in a day's work for the ever-unpredictable Pope Francis. First he celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants from Chile's flagship airline at 36,000 feet during a flight on Thursday to this northern Chilean beachside...

  • After flyers delayed, TSA aims to improve at Atlanta airport

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — After passengers waited well over an hour to get through security at Atlanta's airport as it struggled to recover from ice and snow, federal officials tried to avoid a repeat of lines that snaked through the airport's atrium and past its food court. Unlike the chaotic...

  • The Latest: JFK airlines told to get bags to owners faster

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of a snowstorm at New York's JFK Airport (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The agency that runs New York's Kennedy Airport is asking airlines, terminal operators and baggage delivery companies to beef up their efforts to reunite travelers with...

  • Luggage limbo: Bags still missing after JFK airport woes

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Newlywed Ziad Dallal and his wife arrived home in New York, with wedding keepsakes in their bags, to find John F. Kennedy International Airport paralyzed by winter weather woes that canceled flights, froze equipment and separated thousands of passengers from their...

  • American Airlines adding shuttle service between NY, Chicago

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines says it will upgrade its daily flights between Chicago and New York to shuttle service starting this spring. That's a highly competitive route favored by business travelers. American isn't increasing the number of flights — it will still run...

  • Progressive pastor now leading one of Colorado Springs' oldest churches

    By Steve Rabey Religion Correspondent -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    She sports a nose ring and tattoos. She preaches about "courageous doubt." One year ago today, she led a group of Ohio women in the Women's March on Washington, D.C. Now the Rev. Heather Lee Haginduff is lead minister at First Congregational Church, which has been meeting at its...

Like us on Facebook