• EDITORIAL: Activists target 'Big Wind' in war against energy

    The Gazette editorial board
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    A Washington headline Wednesday asks "Is 'Big Wind' making people sick?" "Everyone would be well served if Colorado led the way on the study of health impacts of commercial scale wind projects," the article states, explaining Colorado's aggressive embrace of wind turbines. We know...

  • Injured Marine veteran's life changes after trying sled hockey

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Sled hockey may have saved area native John Callaway's life. "I was in a bad place in January," the former endurance athlete and retired Marine said. "I was coming off my fourth surgery. I couldn't lift my 1-year-old daughter. I had thoughts of suicide. But I got onto a sled (in...

  • Cannabis drug halved convulsions in company-funded epilepsy test

    Matthew Burgess and Jason Gale, Bloomberg
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    A cannabis-based drug halved the frequency of convulsive seizures in sufferers of a rare, catastrophic form of epilepsy in a late-stage study funded by GW Pharmaceuticals. The median monthly frequency of convulsive seizures fell to 5.9 from 12.4 among children with a drug-resistant...

  • Trump budget would allow sale of wild horses for slaughter

    SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    PALOMINO VALLEY, Nev. — President Donald Trump's budget proposal calls for saving $10 million next year by selling wild horses captured throughout the West without the current requirement that buyers guarantee the animals won't be resold for slaughter. Wild horse advocates say the...

  • Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation

    Matt Zapotosky, Sari Horwitz, Devlin Barrett and Adam Entous, The Washington Post
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Investigators are focusing on a series of meetings held by Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and an influential White House adviser, as part of their probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and related matters, according to people familiar with the investigation....

  • Colorado Springs supertanker company signs first U.S. contract

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Global SuperTanker Services LLC, the Colorado Springs-based owners of the Boeing 747-400 equipped for battling wildfires, has signed its first U.S. contract with Douglas County and is seeking similar agreements with the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control, Cal Fire and the...

  • Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court

    JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's revised travel ban "speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination," a federal appeals court said Thursday in ruling against the executive order targeting six Muslim-majority...

  • Probe: US bomb set off IS-planted devices that killed more than 100 civilians in Mosul

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    WASHINGTON  — A U.S. bomb that dropped on a building in the Iraqi city of Mosul set off explosive materials that had already been placed inside by Islamic State fighters, causing the structure to collapse and killing more than 100 civilians, a U.S. military investigation concluded...

  • Trump calls for investigation of U.S. leaks in Manchester bomb investigation probe

    Karla Adam, The Washington Post
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    LONDON — President Trump on Thursday denounced U.S. leaks about Britain’s investigation of the Manchester terrorist bombing and asked the U.S. Justice Department and other agencies to launch a full investigation. In a statement issued amid meetings in Brussels with leaders of NATO...

  • GOP candidate for US House charged with assaulting reporter

    BOBBY CAINA CALVAN , Associated Press
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    BOZEMAN, Mont. — The Republican candidate in the nationally-watched election Thursday for Montana's sole congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground. Voters decide in the special election...

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