• 15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MAO COUNTY, China (AP) — Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but more than 100 more people remained missing. About 3,000 rescuers were using detection...

  • What to do when your child comes out as LGBTQ

    Bill Canacci, Asbury Park (N.J.) Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    So your child just came out as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. What do you do? The best initial response from parents is to “give their child a hug, to say that you love them,” said Kathy Godwin, board vice president for the organization PFLAG, which supports the LGBT...

  • Colorful Colorado: At a remote village, magic in the mountains

    By seth boster seth.boster@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    RED FEATHER LAKES - Main street, as the locals know it, is a gravel lot where a three-legged dog hobbles. He wanders by the Ace Hardware, a new, strange addition to this mountain village where major commercial names are as rare as cell reception. If the dog has patrolled here over...

  • Colorado Springs restaurant chain closes 3 Denver locations

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Southern Concepts Restaurant Group Inc., which once planned up to 40 restaurants nationwide under the Southern Hospitality, Bourbon Brothers and Carve Barbecue names, closed its last three restaurants in the Denver area Monday, effectively shutting down the Colorado Springs-based...

  • Disgraced Army general fired after 'inappropriate' relationship with young woman on staff

    Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — The Army has stripped a disgraced former division commander of one star and forced him to retire for having an inappropriate relationship with a female captain on his staff. Wayne Grigsby will leave the service as a one-star general, the Army announced nine months after...

  • Koch chief says health care bill insufficiently conservative

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    COLORADO SPRING, Colo. (AP) — Chief lieutenants in the Koch brothers' political network lashed out at the Senate Republican health care bill on Saturday as not conservative enough, becoming a powerful outside critic as GOP leaders try to rally support for their plan among rank-and-file...

  • 2 toddlers died after mom left them in hot car to teach ‘a lesson,’ police say

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WEATHERFORD, Texas — A Texas woman told investigators that she left her 2-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in a hot car where they died last month to teach the girl a lesson and that they didn't lock themselves in, as she initially reported, according to sheriff's officials....

  • 3,000-year-old wooden toe prosthetic discovered on Egyptian mummy

    Ashley Strickland, CNN
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    A wooden big toe that enabled a priest's daughter to walk around 3,000 years ago has been found to be even more complex than researchers believed. It is thought to be one of the oldest prosthetic devices ever found. "By using a sophisticated way of fixing the individual parts of the...

  • A doctor prescribed so many painkillers, she’s been charged with murdering her patients, authorities say

    Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    On Nov. 21, 2012, Sheila Bartels walked out of the Sunshine Medical Center in Oklahoma with a prescription for a "horrifyingly excessive" cocktail of drugs capable of killing her several times over. A short time later, she was at a pharmacy, receiving what drug addicts call “the holy...

  • It's a nightmare for grocery stores, but it might make your groceries cheaper

    By Caitlin Dewey, The Washington Post -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    It's a rough time to be a grocery store, with competition from new rivals squeezing margins on all sides. But it's a killer time to be a grocery store shopper: They've never had so many companies vie to offer the lowest price. The expansion of foreign discount stores Aldi and Lidl...

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