• 'Furious 7' speeds ahead of the competition

    Updated: 5 min ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in its debut weekend, Kevin James's "Paul Blart" sequel couldn't outpace "Furious 7." The reigning box office champion might have slowed from its blockbuster debut, but "Furious 7" maintained first place for the third weekend in a row with an estimated $29.1...

  • Voice of the Consumer: IRS phone scam balloons out of control

    Updated: 51 min ago

    New numbers and an update to one of the craziest scams I've ever covered. Thanks to all of you who have called, telling me this one is still running hot. The crooks continue making millions, frustrating lawmakers with the Internal Revenue Service phone scheme. Con artists are...

  • Prologis purchases KTR Capital for $5.9 billion

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Warehouse and distribution center operator Prologis Inc. says it has acquired KTR Capital Partners, which owns more than 300 industrial properties in the U.S. Prologis, which owns and operates more than 2,800 properties in North America, South America, Europe and...

  • Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked. The researcher, Chris Roberts,...

  • Studies: Merck drug Keytruda effective against 3 cancers

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — One of the hot new cancer immunotherapy drugs, Merck & Co.'s Keytruda, strongly benefited patients with melanoma, lung cancer and mesothelioma, according to three studies presented Sunday at the American Association for Cancer Research conference in Philadelphia....

  • NY's Cuomo to be first gov. to visit Cuba as ties reopen

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is heading to Havana, the first American governor to visit Cuba since the recent thaw in relations with the communist nation. Whether his trade mission generates anything more than headlines, however, remains to be seen. The formal state...

  • Watch: Boulder's Sphero rolls out in 'Star Wars' preview

    Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    BOULDER — "Star Wars" fans were treated to a bit of Boulder-bred robotic wizardry in a split-second shot toward the end of the trailer of the movie seen around the world. Sphero, the robotic ball manufacturer run by Boulder-based and TechStars alum Orbotix, crafted a rolling droid...

  • Private marijuana clubs in Colorado Springs largely unregulated

    By BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Despite the city's ban on sales, you really can get recreational marijuana in Colorado Springs. You just need to join the right club. Private cannabis clubs got their start in Colorado Springs, which banned recreational marijuana sales after Amendment 64 legalized them in 2012....

  • Go figure: Math-challenged Manitou Springs child grows up to lead successful math-education company

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    As early as first grade, Janet Bullock realized a hard truth: She did not have a head for numbers. She recalls her first-grade math textbook, which showed a drawing of three butterflies and another of two butterflies, meant to illustrate how to add three and two. She counted them up...

  • Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared on the program. PBS and Harvard scholar Henry...

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