• Summer solstice is Thursday: 5 things to know about the longest day of the year

    Justin Grieser, Special to The Washington Post
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    This Thursday is the summer solstice, that enchanting day each year when sunlight reigns supreme and nighttime almost seems like an afterthought. It is the longest day and shortest night in the Northern Hemisphere and traditionally considered the first day of summer - even if it has...

  • Homers by Arenado, Blackmon, McMahon rally Rockies past Mets

    MICHAEL KELLY , Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER — Ryan McMahon turned a small adjustment into a big return for the Colorado Rockies. McMahon tweaked his swing early in the afternoon and then hit a go-ahead, three-run homer to help rally the Rockies past the New York Mets 10-8 on Wednesday night. Nolan Arenado and Charlie...

  • Majority approve of Trump's North Korea effort, according to poll

    EMILY SWANSON and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of U.S. relations with North Korea, a change that comes after his historic summit with that country's leader, Kim Jong Un. But most don't believe Kim is serious about addressing the international...

  • Canada to legalize marijuana this fall, Prime Minister Trudeau says

    ROB GILLIES , Associated Press
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    TORONTO — Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the country's youth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday. The Senate gave final passage to the bill to legalize cannabis on...

  • David Ramsey: Harrison grad Jonathan Newcombe to live out childhood dream a fifth time at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

    David Ramsey
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Jonathan Newcombe was 14 years old and a new resident of Colorado Springs when he and his father, Corky, camped out on Pikes Peak in preparation for The Hill Climb. It was 1992. Next day, Jonathan and Corky watched from Devil’s Playground as cars roared past. Jonathan was instantly...

  • People donate millions to help families separated at border

    OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ , Associated Press
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO — In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. Among those that have generated...

  • In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

    By JILL COLVIN and COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration's policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border. It...

  • Broncos 2018 training camp schedule

    The Gazette
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    Here's the 2018 training camp schedule of the Denver Broncos.

  • Trump ends Obama-era policy to protect oceans, created after Deepwater Horizon oil spill

    Darryl Fears, The Washington Post
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday ended an eight-year-old policy to protect oceans. The policy was created as hundreds of millions of gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico from a broken well, covering more than 65,000 square miles, killing untold numbers of wildlife and...

  • WWE legend, former Colorado Buffaloes football player 'Vader' dies at 63

    SCOTT GLEESON, USA TODAY
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Leon White, a legendary professional wrestler who went by the name of Vader in his heyday, died on Monday. He was 63.  One of White's children shared the news Wednesday morning on his Twitter account, saying, "his heart had enough and it was his time." White, who had open heart...

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