• Movie review: Mixing profound and silly, Nativity-themed animation 'The Star' is hit-and-miss affair

    By Jane Horwitz The Washington Post -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    An animated fable about the first Christmas, "The Star," reimagines the Nativity from the perspective of an animal - actually, a menagerie of comical Holy Land critters, led by a miniature donkey, who become key supporting players in the tale. Among the production companies making...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting Nov. 19, 2017

    By Carlotta Olson carlotta.olson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Retreats, classes and other religious-themed events in and around Colorado Springs.

  • After Bonn: where next for the global climate caravan?

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    BONN, Germany (AP) — As negotiations at the global climate conference in Bonn, Germany, draw to a close Friday, here's a look at which steps will be taken in the coming years to further international efforts to curb global warming: — Dec. 12, 2017: French President Emmanuel Macron has...

  • UK agency investigates mid-air collision with casualties

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — An aircraft and helicopter collided in mid-air Friday northwest of London and a "number of casualties" were reported, authorities said. Fire and ambulance services rushed to the scene at 12:06 p.m. GMT (7:06 a.m. EST) near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire. Two ambulance...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, Nov. 18

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 6 hr ago

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

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, Nov. 17

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 6 hr ago

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

  • Colorado Springs ranked among best cities for singles

    Sara Grant, The Know
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    In a new study out by WalletHub, Denver has been ranked the fourth best city in the U.S. for singles, out of the 180 compared. Two other Colorado cities were also ranked: Colorado Springs at 39 and Aurora at 111. The incredibly scientific study took into consideration 32 “key...

  • Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Many British businesses have become cautious as they try to gauge the impact of the country's 2019 departure from the European Union. But there's one industry that has so far clearly reaped a windfall from the Brexit decision — local tourism. The sharp fall in the value...

  • Germany to press Kuwait after Israeli barred from flight

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign ministry says it will press Kuwait about a law that prevented its national airline from transporting an Israeli citizen on a flight originating in Frankfurt. Deputy foreign minister Michael Roth told Die Welt newspaper Friday that Germany's ambassador...

  • UCCS student uses Legos to capture historic Colorado Springs hotel

    By michelle karas michelle.karas@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Although a previous version of The Antlers hotel in downtown Colorado Springs has been lost to modernization, a local college student has preserved its architecture in Legos. Adam Moore, 18, spent the spare moments of his final year at Doherty High School painstakingly building a...

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