• Huge tax bill heads for passage as GOP senators fall in line

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of quarrels, qualms and then eleventh-hour horse-trading, Republicans revealed the details of their huge national tax rewrite late Friday — along with announcements of support that all but guarantee approval to give President Donald Trump the Christmas...

  • Timely topics at heart of Colorado College production 'Top Girls'

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    By Colorado College Theatre and Dance Department, 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado College, $5; 389-6607, coloradocollege.edu Playwright Caryl Churchill's storied 1982 work begs the question: Can women really have it all? A...

  • Things to do around Colorado Springs this weekend: Silent disco, 'Top Girls,' Jedi costumes, holiday shows

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    THURSDAY Comic Michael Jr. will be "Bringin' the Funny" to Springs First Church, 4120 E. Fountain Blvd., 7 p.m., $22-50,, tinyurl.com/yclm23fs THURSDAY Three country-music fellows named Chris - Young, Janson and Lane - headline KYGO's Christmas Jam at 1st Bank Center in...

  • Smoke from wildfires may be surprisingly deadly, scientists report

    Chris Mooney, The Washington Post
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    As firefighters continue to battle California’s devastating Thomas Fire — now the fourth-largest in state history — a group of scientists presented new results suggesting that air pollution from such massive blazes may be one of their deadliest consequences. Speaking at the annual...

  • 2-time terror survivor’s message to attackers: I forgive you

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    A man who survived two terror attacks has a message for the assailants: I forgive you. Mason Wells was a short distance from one of the two bombs that exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in 2013, killing three spectators and wounding 260 others. Three years later,...

  • The best and worst television shows of 2017 (and the biggest surprises)

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    What an incredible year for TV! With more than 500 new and returning programs airing in 2017, there was a little bit of something for every type of television viewer. In fact, there are probably too many choices. As you can imagine, I watch a lot of TV but even I couldn’t get to...

  • WATCH: Trump judicial nominee fumbles basic questions about the law

    Derek Hawkins, The Washington Post
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Read the full story at The Washington Post.

  • Siemian's season is over but Lynch could get another shot

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Trevor Siemian's season is over after the Broncos' starting quarterback injured his left shoulder in Denver's 25-13 win at Indianapolis, coach Vance Joseph said Friday. Joseph also hinted that Paxton Lynch and not Brock Osweiler would start next week at Washington. Osweiler was...

  • David Ramsey: Carmelo Anthony returns to New York in basketball free fall

    David Ramsey
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Carmelo Anthony traveled to the flatlands of Oklahoma to revive a basketball career that had gone bad in the glitter of Manhattan. He joined Russell Westbrook and Paul George in hopes of forming one of those trendy super teams. He hoped to put a scare into the Warriors and Spurs and...

  • Watchdog reports moldy food, mistreatment in immigrant detention centers

    Maria Sacchetti, The Washington Post
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    The inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security has criticized several immigration detention facilities for having spoiled and moldy food and inadequate medical care, and for inappropriate treatment of detainees, such as locking down a detainee for sharing coffee and...

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