• Sexual misconduct often part of the job in hospitality work

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — One woman recalls how a general manager at a Chicago-area restaurant where she worked told her that if security cameras recorded him reaching between her legs and grabbing her genitals, he could simply "edit that out." Another woman worked at an Atlanta restaurant and...

  • Snow disrupts road, air travel in England and northern Wales

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Snow caused travel disruptions across central England and northern Wales on Sunday, grounding flights, shutting down roads and triggering traffic accidents. Birmingham, London Stansted and London Luton airports briefly suspended flights as runways were cleared. The...

  • Las Vegas' overhauled Monte Carlo transforming into Park MGM

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lifelike network of twisting tree roots emerges from the ceiling and branches out into the lobby featuring green, earthy accents, crystal chandeliers and soon, work from British Pop Art legend David Hockney. Steps away from the check-in desk, Pablo Picasso artwork...

  • Colorado Springs area literary events starting Dec. 10, 2017

    By Carlotta Olson carlotta.olson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    SIGNINGS Book Reading - Kenneth Lippincott will sign "Restoring Blair House" and "Freedom's Tree," noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Hooked on Books, 12 E. Bijou St.; 419-7660. Book Signing - Ann L Doolan-Fox will sign "Celtic Road Home: A Memoir," 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Fort Carson PX Post...

  • Holiday gift guide: Part 12

    The Washington Post -
    Published: Sun, Dec 10, 2017

    Home Sweet ewer Black and White Enamel Pitcher from Gin Creek Kitchen: Anyone could love the versatile size (7¼ inches tall by 4¾ inches wide) and the sweet farmhouse style of this enamel pitcher. Instead of wrapping this gift, tie a bow around its neck and present it filled with...

  • In Spain's northern Basque region, San Sebastian shines

    By Tom Shroder The Washington Post -
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    We ended up in San Sebastian by happenstance. After committing to two weeks in southern France, my wife and I discovered that friends were planning a simultaneous two-week trip to Barcelona and parts south. We needed a compromise destination, and San Sebastian, rubbing against the...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, December 11

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Fri, Dec 8, 2017

    Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:      HOLIDAY FUN GUIDE:

  • Tribe wary of monument in Montana as others reduced by Trump


    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Even as it clashes with American Indians over reductions to national monuments in the Southwest, the Trump administration is pursuing creation of a new monument on the border of a Montana reservation where tribal officials remain wary of the idea. The Blackfeet...

  • Tour of Colorado Springs' Old North End homes helps lift youth out of troubled past

    liz forster liz.forster@gazette.com -

    For Valerie Conley, participating in the annual Old North End Holiday Home Tour is an opportunity to share the history of her Spanish colonial home at 126 W. Del Norte St., its ornate arabesque windows and the "calming symmetry" of the French doors leading to the back patio. For...

  • Ogunbowale scores 20, No. 3 Notre Dame women top Penn 66-54


    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale and her Notre Dame teammates took a while to take control. Ogunbowale scored 13 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter and the third-ranked Irish beat Penn 66-54 Saturday. "I think we just were in attack mode," the junior guard said. "I think we...

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