• The Latest: Spanish PM voices solidarity with Barcelona

    Updated: 14 min ago

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Barcelona attack (all times local): 12:45 a.m. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says his country is mourning in solidarity with the city of Barcelona and other cities in Europe that have been hit by deadly extremist attacks. Rajoy...

  • Trump recycles discredited Islamic pigs’ blood tale after terrorist attack in Barcelona

    David Nakamura, The Washington Post
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Hours after an apparent terrorist attack in Barcelona, President Trump on Thursday recycled a largely discredited Internet tale that he promoted on the campaign trail as a way to call attention to what he has called “radical Islamic terrorism.” In a Twitter message, Trump instructed...

  • Things to do around Colorado this weekend: Bluegrass, Pink Floyd tribute and Palisade peaches

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -By name newspaper -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    THURSDAY Local musicians Grass It Up are the entertainers for Brews and Bites pairings at the Boettcher Mansion Governor's Residence in Denver, 6-8:30 p.m.. Craft beer is paired with samples from 12 chefs in the rooms and gardens of the home. It benefits the preservation fund for the...

  • National Park Service ends ban on disposable water bottles 

    CLARICE SILBER, Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PHOENIX — The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy that allowed national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter. The National Park Service said in a statement it made the decision to "expand hydration...

  • Shania Twain announces Colorado concert, but you'll wait nearly a year

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    With her new album "Now" set to drop Sept. 29, country superstar Shania Twain announced she'll take it on the road next year. The popular singer has plans to stop by Denver's Pepsi Center on July 27 in support of her fifth studio album, the first since her 2002 album "Up!" Tickets...

  • U-Haul buys former Colorado Springs fashion mall

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Tiffany Square, built 33 years ago as a shopping mall for high-end fashion retailers, has been sold to U-Haul, which plans an indoor self-storage facility in part of the building. A limited liability company formed by U-Haul International Inc. paid $12.2 million in March for the...

  • Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 13 dead, 100 hurt

    BARRY HATTON and JOSEPH WILSON , Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BARCELONA, Spain — A van veered onto a sidewalk and barreled down a busy pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's picturesque Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it mowed down tourists and residents and turned the popular European vacation promenade into a bloody killing...

  • Trump decries monument removals, 'history ripped apart'

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump bitingly decried the rising movement to pull down monuments to Confederate icons Thursday, declaring the nation is seeing "the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart." Trump's new remarks came even as the White house tried to...

  • U.S. soldier killed in battle with IS in Afghanistan 

    AMIR SHAH, Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    KABUL, Afghanistan — An American soldier was killed and several others were wounded in a battle with Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan, the U.S. military said. The military said in a statement that several Afghan forces were also wounded in the fighting on Wednesday in...

  • Klee blog: Denver Broncos great John Elway discusses his stance on the NFL's national anthem protests

    Paul Klee
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Thursday after the Broncos closed their joint practice with the San Francisco 49ers, I asked John Elway, the team's president of football operations, about his stance on the national anthem protests again taking place in the NFL. Here's his full answer:...

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