• Gone extinct: Animatronic T-Rex bursts into flames

    Updated: 12 min ago

    CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — The co-owner of a dinosaur-themed park in southern Colorado thinks an electrical malfunction caused a life-size animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex to burst into flames. Zach Reynolds says the T-Rex at the Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience smoldered for about 10...

  • What escape rooms can teach you about your relationships

    By Alexandra E. Petri, The Washington Post -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Mitchell Graham and Stephanie Berrellez knew each other for only a week before they decided to travel together. They met online, had their first date at a beer restaurant chain - Graham was an hour late - and then spent every one of the next seven days together. The adventure was...

  • UK tourism's post-Brexit bounce appears to be wearing off

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — The initial boon that the British travel and tourism sector got from the country's vote to leave the European Union appears to be wearing off. Figures from the Office for National Statistics on Friday showed that the number of overseas residents visiting the country in...

  • Air France flights affected by strike over pay

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — French airline Air France says that 30 percent of its long-haul and medium-haul flights to and from Paris are not operating Friday due to a strike over pay. The company also says in a statement that 20 percent of national flights are cancelled and warns of possible...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, March 24

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Wed, Mar 21, 2018

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

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, March 23

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 10 hr ago

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

  • Endangered Colorado River fish no longer an extinction risk

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An endangered fish that makes its home in the Colorado River basin no longer is at the brink of extinction. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday it will consider reclassifying the humpback chub as threatened within the next year. The fish that can...

  • A record 965 million passengers packed US planes last year

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    A record 965 million airline passengers flew in the United States last year, a 3.4 percent increase over 2016. Figures from the Transportation Department show that air travel has been rising since the Great Recession that ended in 2009. The department said Thursday that air travel...

  • New Pikes Peak adventure possible this summer

    By Seth Boster seth.boster@gazette.com -
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    As the season turns with hope lingering for snow to fall across a dry region, clear skies could benefit Colorado Springs mountain lovers who long have waited for a promised adventure. The Lake Moraine Trail, known for years as the Missing Link, could be finished this summer if...

  • Protests and strikes across France disrupt travel, schools

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — Trains, planes, schools and other public services across France were seriously disrupted Thursday as tens of thousands took to the streets to protest President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies. Nearly 50,000 demonstrators protested in Paris to call for more investment...

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