• The Latest: Chelsea soccer team cancels London parade

    Updated: 15 min ago

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Premier League champion Chelsea has called off its victory parade because of the concert attack in Manchester. Chelsea says it would be inappropriate to hold...

  • Britain says Manchester bomber 'likely' had accomplices as focus turns to Libya visits

    Griff Witte, Karla Adam and Souad Mekhennet, The Washington Post
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MANCHESTER, England - Britain's domestic security chief said Wednesday it was "likely" that the bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue was not acting alone, underscoring the expanded security measures as the nation's threat level was raised to its highest point. Home...

  • Western-themed convenience store chain preparing to ride into Colorado Springs

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Maverik, a Utah-based convenience store chain, will open its first two Colorado Springs-area stores in the fall as it moves ahead with plans to expand into the Pikes Peak region. The chain, which operates in the western United States, has started site preparation for a store at...

  • Trump tells Pope Francis: 'I won't forget what you said'

    JONATHAN LEMIRE, NICOLE WINFIELD and JULIE PACE, Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    VATICAN CITY — President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe. Trump, midway through a grueling...

  • The tragedy of Everest's normal: 10 dead this season, so far

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Almost every year, the reports filter down from the highest mountain in the world, and talk among the climbing teams at Everest Base Camp turns to the latest person to die. On Everest, tragedy is almost normal. Ten people have died so far in a series of...

  • Charlie Blackmon hits 2 homers, Rockies beat Phillies

    ROB MAADDI, AP Sports Writer
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA — Charlie Blackmon hit a pair of two-run homers, German Marquez tossed six effective innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 Tuesday night. Gerardo Parra also went deep to help the NL leading-Rockies win their major league-best 17th road game....

  • The Latest: Investigators hunt for accomplices of bomber

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 2:10 a.m. As officials hunted for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain's prime minister warned another attack could be "imminent," thousands of people poured...

  • Tennis-playing Forlini twins set to graduate as trusted ambassadors for Air Force

    Brent Briggeman
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Chloe Forlini answered a recruiting call after a high school tennis practice. On the other end, a college coach offered a spot on the team. But it was just one spot. There was nothing for Chloe’s twin sister, Lily. Chloe said, sorry, and quickly hung up the phone. “If we were...

  • Warning of "imminent" attack, Britain raises threat level

    JILL LAWLESS, ROB HARRIS and SYLVIA HUI, Associated Press
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    MANCHESTER, England — As officials hunted for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain's prime minister warned another attack could be "imminent," thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a defiant vigil Tuesday for victims of a blast at a pop concert — the...

  • Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

    ANDREW TAYLOR and MARTIN CRUTSINGER, Associated Press
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump fulfilled a major campaign promise Tuesday, proposing a $4.1 trillion budget plan that would upend Washington in a big way. But he drew rebukes, even from some Republican allies, for the plan's jarring, politically unrealistic cuts to the social...

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