• Alaska training prepares Northern Command troops for harsh battle conditions

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Green Berets under the direction of U.S. Northern Command in Colorado Springs braved frigid Alaskan weather this month as part of a training exercise to prepare troops for arctic battles. The Arctic Edge exercise involved 1,500 troops and was an early tests of the command's new...

  • New USS Colorado to be welcomed into Navy fleet Saturday

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A full 24 hours of celebrations kicked off in Connecticut on Friday as Colorado politicians and Navy brass readied to welcome America's newest submarine into the service. The USS Colorado, to be commissioned Saturday morning, drew notables from its namesake state including Gov. John...

  • AP learns fired McCabe kept personal memos regarding Trump

    ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director long scorned by President Trump and just fired fired by the attorney general, kept personal memos regarding Trump that are similar to the notes compiled by dismissed FBI chief James Comey detailing interactions with him, The...

  • Air Force blanks Canisius, advances to Atlantic Hockey Championship

    Kate Shefte
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Air Force blanked Canisius 3-0 and punched its ticket to Saturday night’s Atlantic Hockey Championship in Rochester, N.Y. Fifth-seeded Air Force will face seventh-seeded Robert Morris in a rematch of last season’s title game, which the Falcons won 2-1. Once again, an NCAA...

  • David Ramsey: Case Keenum will thrive as Denver Broncos quarterback

    David Ramsey
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ENGLEWOOD – Case Keenum delivered a Drew Brees-like season in 2017. Highly accurate. Impressive ratio of touchdowns to interceptions. Solid, consistent leadership. The doubters will say Keenum’s season was a fluke, the tale of a journeyman quarterback who produced because he was...

  • Bye-bye box seats? Tax law may curb corporate cash at games

    MARCY GORDON , Associated Press
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — Could the crackdown on tax loopholes clamp down on corporate schmoozing? The new tax law ends a benefit prized by business for impressing customers or courting new ones. And the impact could be felt in the pricey boxes at sports stadiums, or even at Double-A baseball...

  • How my 8-year-old daughter picked the biggest upset in NCAA Tournament history

    Brent Briggeman
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    The logic my daughters use when filling out their NCAA Tournament brackets is as solid as anybody's. I just happen to find theirs more entertaining. Why is Cincinnati making a Final Four run? Because in “Elmo Saves Christmas,” Snuffleupagus goes to Cincinnati to visit his grandma....

  • Trump lauds firing of ex-top FBI official Andrew McCabe as 'great day'

    ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he has fired Andrew McCabe, a former FBI deputy director who was a regular target of President Donald Trump's anger and criticism, just two days before McCabe's scheduled retirement date. McCabe suggested the move was part of the Trump...

  • State: Voicemail about cracks 2 days before bridge fell

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    MIAMI — An engineer left a voicemail two days before a catastrophic bridge failure in Miami to say some cracking had been found at one end of the concrete span, but the voicemail wasn't picked up until after the collapse, Florida Department of Transportation officials said Friday....

  • No. 16 UMBC stuns No. 1 Virginia 74-54 to make NCAA history

    Associated Press
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    UMBC has made NCAA Tournament history. The University of Maryland-Baltimore County became the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1 seed after upsetting Virginia 74-54. This was a shocker. Virginia was the unanimous No. 1 team in the AP poll. They were no match for the Retrievers,...

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