• Colorado resort won't host anti-immigration conference

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado resort said Wednesday that it will not host a conference organized by a national anti-immigration group following criticism in the wake of violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs did not...

  • Denver mulls immigrant protections amid White House threats

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Denver's mayor is backing a proposed ordinance aimed at protecting immigrants and refugees amid increased immigration enforcement and a barrage of White House threats to revoke federal money from so-called sanctuary cities. Mayor Michael Hancock and city Councilors Paul...

  • George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush: We must reject 'hatred in all forms'

    Jessica Estepa, USA Today
    Yesterday

    Former presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush released Wednesday a joint statement condemning the hatred that was at the heart of the violent clashes in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. "America must always reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred in all...

  • Colorado Editorial Roundup

    Yesterday

    The Pueblo Chieftain, Aug. 16, on state shifting DUI jail costs: Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk Taylor has a genuine beef with the state for pushing the cost of incarcerating habitual DUI offenders onto local jails, rather than state prisons where such sentences ought to be served. A new...

  • The Latest: New Mexico predicts future state budget surplus

    Yesterday

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on New Mexico's state budget outlook (all times local): 9:00 a.m. New Mexico state economists say government income is expected to surpass spending obligations by $25 million in the coming fiscal year. State economists released a fiscal forecast on...

  • Colorado GOP senator holds raucous town halls

    Updated: Tue, Aug 15, 2017

    GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A smiling Republican Sen. Cory Gardner faced a barrage of harsh criticism in a series of town hall meetings Tuesday in Colorado. Hundreds of angry voters greeted the GOP senator in the northern Colorado town of Greeley. He also held rowdy town hall meetings in...

  • What is the ‘alt-left,’ which Trump just blamed for some of the violence in Charlottesville?

    Alex Horton, The Washington Post
    Updated: Tue, Aug 15, 2017

    President Trump said Tuesday that there was plenty of blame shared for recent violence in Charlottesville, which left one person dead and 19 injured. He also used a term that some right-wing websites, commentators and Fox News personalities have for months...

  • Colorado police officer kills suspected shoplifter

    Updated: Tue, Aug 15, 2017

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities in Colorado say a police officer shot and killed a person suspected of shoplifting at a Walmart. A spokeswoman for the El Paso County Sheriff's office, Jacqueline Kirby, says Colorado Springs police were called to the store Monday night. She...

  • Trump retweets — then deletes — image of train running over CNN reporter

    DAVID NAKAMURA and BRIAN MURPHY, The Washington Post
    Updated: Tue, Aug 15, 2017

    President Donald Trump's war with CNN went off the rails Tuesday morning after he retweeted an image of a Trump train running over a CNN reporter, then quickly deleted it after the meme sparked criticism as inappropriate just days after the Charlottesville violence. Trump was in the...

  • Hillary Clinton's pastor plagiarized prayer at heart of book

    Updated: Tue, Aug 15, 2017

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton's pastor has acknowledged he plagiarized part of the prayer commentary he sent her the day after she lost the presidential election, a devotional that is at the heart of a book he published Tuesday. The Rev. Bill Shillady said in a statement he was...

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