• Quesadillas make quick meal of heap of veggies, or leftovers

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Weeknight cooks love the versatility and ease of quesadillas. Construction is simple — two flour tortillas sandwiched around a bunch of fillings, then skillet toasted — and they can be made with just about any ingredients you have on hand. In fact, quesadillas are a great way to use...

  • Court rejects claim over goring in Olympic National Park

    Updated: 4 min ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — A federal appeals court panel has rejected a woman's lawsuit over her husband's fatal goring by a mountain goat that had been threatening visitors for years in Olympic National Park. However, two of the three judges on the panel suggested that plaintiff Susan Chadd...

  • Zimbabwe: American being sought for lion poaching

    Updated: 8 min ago

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean police said Tuesday they are searching for an American who allegedly shot a well-known, protected lion known as Cecil with a crossbow in a killing that has outraged conservationists and others. Authorities on Tuesday said two Zimbabwean men will...

  • Riviera casino demolition at least 6 months away, cost $42M

    Updated: 25 min ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Riviera casino-hotel will come tumbling down but at an expected cost of $42 million and not for at least six months if a recommendation to the Las Vegas Convention and Tourism Authority is approved. An agency committee voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of the...

  • Mob Museum in Las Vegas to open FIFA exhibit

    Updated: 37 min ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Mob Museum in Las Vegas is setting up an exhibit dedicated to the FIFA corruption scandal. The permanent display entitled "The 'Beautiful Game' Turns Ugly" will open at the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement in downtown Las Vegas on September...

  • Colorado fishing report for July 28-Aug. 4, 2015

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife -
    Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Denver Metro Area Aurora Reservoir - Trout fishing from shore is slow to fair. Fish will be deeper so cast out 40-50 yards. Most fishermen catching trout are using PowerBait from a slip rig. Boaters are having success ranging from slow to fair on trout trolling with rapalas, spoons...

  • AROUND TOWN: Hundreds were Off the Street and under the bridge for Urban Peak's homeless youth

    by Linda.Navarro@gazette.com
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Seven years ago there was a cozy breakfast for the community on the mural-lined patio at the emergency shelter for homeless youth at Urban Peak Colorado Springs. Then the Off the Street "event" was moved to a big white tent filling Cucharras Street just outside the shelter where a...

  • Malibu it's not, but North Korea seen as possible surf spot

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Here's a new take on gnarly. A pro surfer who coaches the Chinese National Surf Team and a tourism agency based in New Jersey plan a surfing expedition and training camp in North Korea, which has pristine beaches, virgin waves and, they say, the potential...

  • Neighborhoods: African-American history and more in Harlem

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Decades of African-American history have made Harlem one of America's most famous neighborhoods. It's also an essential destination for visitors to New York, offering art, architecture, restaurants, shopping and more. Attendance at Harlem's Studio Museum has soared...

  • Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won't touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet republic, which the U.S. State Department deemed dangerous for travel. The potential to help activists and scholars,...

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