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  • Ben Bradlee, Washington Post editor during Watergate, dies

    Washington Post
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Benjamin C. Bradlee, who presided over The Washington Post newsroom for 26 years and guided The Post’s transformation into one of the world’s leading newspapers, died Oct. 21 at his home in Washington of natural causes. He was 93. From the moment he took over The Post newsroom in...

  • Wyoming gay couples get marriage licenses

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of legalizations to a place where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights. Gay couples began to apply for marriage licenses Tuesday...

  • ‘Previvor’ sidesteps breast cancer to live on for family

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Sponsored Content: Sallette Thompson has survived breast cancer, despite the fact that she was never diagnosed. “I’m what you call a ‘previvor,’” said the 50-year-old Pueblo resident. Due to an overwhelming family history of breast and other cancers, Sallette decided to take matters...

  • Survivor pursues degree as way to serve local parish, community

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Sponsored Content: Before breast cancer, 43-year-old Rebecca Wilson had dreamed of pursuing her Master’s in Theology; after cancer, she’s going for it. “It was something I’ve thought about doing for 10 or 12 years,” she said. “This summer, the opportunity presented itself and I’m in a...

  • Survivor profile: Chris McCloy on a family history of breast cancer

    By Leslie Massey, leslie.massey@gazette.com
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Sponsored Content: Chris McCloy’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1966 at age 44. At that time, patients went into surgery not knowing if they would have a breast when they woke up. Radical mastectomies were the only option and the surgery was often disfiguring. “Radiation,...

  • Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' toys after outcry

    Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK — Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week. The dolls are based on the series about Walter White, a high school chemistry teacher...

  • Colorado man plans to plead guilty in oil patch killing

    Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    SIDNEY, Mont. — A Colorado man plans to plead guilty to killing a Montana teacher in a case that drew attention to the darker side of the Northern Plains' oil boom. A plea agreement with prosecutors filed Tuesday calls for a 100-year sentence for 25-year-old Michael Spell on a charge...

  • Coach fired over watermelon, ape-like celebrations

    Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    CHARLESTON, S.C. — A high school football coach was fired because of postgame victory celebrations the district superintendent said involved players smashing watermelons and making ape-like sounds. Superintendent Nancy McGinley said Tuesday she was contacted last week by a board...

  • FBI: 3 Colorado girls may have tried to join Islamic jihadis

    By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DENVER — The FBI said Tuesday that it's investigating the possibility that three girls from the Denver area tried to travel to Syria to join Islamic State extremists. An FBI spokeswoman says agents helped bring the girls back to Denver after stopping them in Germany. Spokeswoman...

  • Order to remove Colorado newspaper copies reversed

    Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    FORT COLLINS — A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of its student newspaper from boxes outside its student union Tuesday because the front page had coverage of Democratic Sen. Mark Udall's visit to campus. Larimer County Clerk Angela Myers,...

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