• Doctors warn against teen pot use amid looser marijuana laws

    LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer
    Updated: 40 min ago

    CHICAGO — An influential doctors group is beefing up warnings about marijuana's potential harms for teens amid increasingly lax laws and attitudes on pot use. Many parents use the drug and think it's OK for their kids, but "we would rather not mess around with the developing brain,"...

  • David Lane thinks outlets banned by Trump should see him in court

    By Joey Bunch ColoradoPolitics.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    If you been banned by Donald Trump, you've got friend in David Lane. And to bet against Lane is something a loser would do these days. Last week, Lane's well-known Denver law firm reduced Denver International Airport's seven-day waiting period for a protest permit to one day. As long...

  • Hickenlooper praises Perez as DNC chair, shrugs off notion of 'party of no'

    By Peter Marcus ColoradoPolitics.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Gov. John Hickenlooper on Sunday morning was shown national love as a politician who has won in down Democratic years and as a potential 2020 presidential candidate. Hickenlooper spoke during an appearance on "Meet the Press with Chuck Todd," where he was asked about the direction of...

  • White House: Trump budget will hike defense spending by $54B

    ANDREW TAYLOR and JULIE PACE, Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid. White House budget officials outlined the information during a telephone...

  • ‘Stand together against this bigotry’: Another Jewish cemetery vandalized and again Muslims reach out to help

    Colby Itkowitz, The Washington Post
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Less than a week ago, Tarek El-Messidi, a Muslim activist, helped organize a fundraiser to help with the cleanup of a desecrated Jewish cemetery near St. Louis. It raised more than $130,000, garnering widespread media attention and tweets from celebrities including Ellen DeGeneres and...

  • EDITORIAL: Sen. Bennet should support Neil Gorsuch

    The Gazette editorial board
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet has battled loyalty concerns for years. Critics blasted him for voting with President Barack Obama "99 percent of the time," without much regard for whether those decisions best suited Colorado. Fair or not, the charges affected the senator's approval...

  • Software company lands $50 million in Colorado Springs' biggest venture capital deal since 2000

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Cherwell Software LLC landed $50 million from investment giant KKR on Friday in the largest venture capital investment in a Colorado Springs-based company in nearly 17 years. The investment - to make acquisitions and expand its information-technology service management software...

  • Woody Paige: Colorado Rockies' 25th anniversary season could be special

    BY WOODY PAIGE The Gazette -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Could the Rockies' Silver Anniversary be the Year of the Purple Reign? It's about time, in the franchise's 25th season, for the Rox to win their first division title. But there are two major (league) roadblocks: The Dodgers and the Giants. The pair have won the National League West...

  • Trump's choice to be Navy secretary withdraws

    By KEN THOMAS , Associated Press
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Navy, businessman Philip Bilden, said Sunday he was withdrawing from consideration for the post, citing concerns about privacy and separating himself from his business interests. Bilden's withdrawal raises similar...

  • High school basketball boys' and girls' brackets

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI, scott.kaniewski@gazette.com
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    High school basketball and hockey playoffs begin this week. Playoff brackets were released Sunday for boys' and girls' hoops and for hockey.

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