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TOKYO (AP) — The tiny smiley faces, hearts, knife-and-fork or clenched fist have become a global language for mobile phone messages. They are displayed in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. They star in a new Hollywood film. The emoji is heir to a tradition of pictographic writing...
Carlotta OlsonUpdated: 9 hr ago
Here's a look at a variety of events Friday around Colorado Springs and beyond: STAGE “The Nerd” — 7 p.m., through Sept. 23, The Butte Theater, 130 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, $11-$20; buttetheater.com.
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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Scientists at a Nevada earthquake lab on Wednesday tested new bridge designs with connectors they say are innovative and created to better withstand violent temblors and speed reconstruction efforts after major quake damage. University of Nevada, Reno engineers...
Ariana Eunjung Cha, The Washington PostUpdated: 8 hr ago
Over the past two decades, U.S. parents and teachers have reported epidemic levels of children with trouble focusing, impulsive behavior and so much energy that they are bouncing off walls. Educators, policymakers and scientists have referred...
BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman has announced that a court ordered four owners of a former travel group to pay more than $7 million to the state for defrauding consumers, which is an upped price that follows an appeal filed by one of the owners.... Updated: 8 hr ago
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Travelers who check at least one bag when flying domestically are paying more overall than they did before airlines began unbundling fares in 2008 and charging separately for checked baggage, a government watchdog said Wednesday. A report by the Government...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has made airlines' longtime goal of privatizing air traffic control a key part of his agenda to boost America's infrastructure. But his prospects for closing the deal with Congress appear slim. A House bill that would put the aviation industry...
By DEBBIE KELLEY firstname.lastname@example.org -Updated: 11 hr ago
The simple tools are hard at work in their hands, but the complex design and messages are etched in their hearts. Sitting on worn cushions, eight Tibetan monks rub metal rods against funnel-shaped metal tubes called chakpurs to gently release millions of grains of colored sand and...
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (AP) — Officials say a plane carrying mail had to make an emergency landing in Maine, because its landing gear failed. The twin-engine Wiggins Airways plane carrying mail for the U.S. Postal Service made the belly landing at the Northern Maine Regional Airport in... Updated: 14 hr ago
By Teresa J. Farney email@example.com -Updated: 16 hr ago
If name-dropping were part of chef David Patterson's MO, he could do it with ease. Patterson was an executive sous chef under famed chef Alain Ducasse for nine years. He worked his way up to executive sous chef at the prestigious Maisonette in Cincinnati - a restaurant that held...