• Skyscraper lit in Qatar Airways' colors amid dispute

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Empire State Building in New York City is lit up in burgundy and white for Qatar Airways amid a diplomatic dispute with Qatar. The top of the Empire State Building was lit in the airlines' colors Tuesday night to recognize its 10th anniversary of flying to the...

  • In defense of spinach pancakes: A recipe worth loving, unless you're an Internet troll

    By Joe Yonan The Washington Post -
    Published: Wed, Jun 28, 2017

    Chelsea Clinton set the Internet on fire in March when she tweeted a photo of spinach pancakes she made for her family for National Pancake Day. The fury was swift and funny: "Looks like the residue after the swamp is drained" might have been my favorite retweet. Clinton defended the...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 29

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Sat, Jun 24, 2017

      Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

  • Chefs shed light on making gooey mac and cheese

    By teresa J. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Jun 28, 2017

    Nothing's more patriotic on the Fourth of July than setting an all-American comfort food on the table, and we have long pledged our allegiance to ooey gooey mac and cheese. Oh yeah. But skip the neon-yellow boxed number from childhood. Now that we're adults, we know many...

  • Wine Guy: Plenty of styles of California Cabernet Sauvignon to tempt your palate

    By RICH MAURO Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Wed, Jun 28, 2017

    Every winemaker says they believe "wine is made in the vineyard." They talk about terroir and vineyard expression. But that expression ultimately depends on decisions made by the winemaker in the cellar. Winemakers generally try to achieve a certain style. California Cabernet Sauvignon...

  • The Latest: Geologists lower threat level for Alaska volcano

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of an Alaska volcano (all times local): 4 p.m. The Alaska Volcano Observatory says seismic activity at an Aleutians Island volcano has diminished. Bogoslof (BOH-gohs-lawf) Volcano about 850 miles (1,400 kilometers) southwest of...

  • In New Mexico, Trump's monument review stirs passions

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Desert ranchers in New Mexico are hoping the new GOP administration in Washington will dramatically shrink a recently designated national monument in the south of the state where outlaw Billy the Kid and Apache leader Geronimo once sought refuge. The Organ...

  • New Trump rules on Cuba travel leaves winners and losers

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    President Donald Trump's new policy on Cuba travel has winners and losers: Group tour operators hope to sell more trips, but bed-and-breakfast owners in Cuba say they're losing business. Five of 12 private bed-and-breakfast owners in Havana and Cuba's southern colonial city of...

  • LA City Council oks plans for George Lucas museum

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Force was with George Lucas on Tuesday as the Los Angeles City Council moved with lightsaber speed to clear the way for a $1.5 billion Museum of Narrative Art the "Star Wars" creator plans to build down the road from his alma mater. After hearing from Lucas...

  • Q&A: Nevada to launch latest legal vice for tourists: Pot

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Sin City will launch its latest legal vice by week's end. Lines are expected Saturday outside some medical marijuana dispensaries in Las Vegas and other Nevada cities that will begin selling pot for recreational use for the first time since voters approved it in...

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