• Newseum features Nationals' first 10 years in Washington

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Washington Nationals celebrate their first decade in the nation's capital, the Newseum is opening a new exhibit spotlighting 10 of the team's most newsworthy moments. The Newseum opens "Nationals at 10: Baseball Makes News" on Friday. This weekend, the Newseum...

  • Russian Orthodox Church pushes for control over St. Isaac's

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Russian Orthodox Church on Friday defended its controversial bid to fully take over St. Petersburg's landmark St. Isaac's Cathedral, saying it's in line with the law and wouldn't hamper tourist access. The Orthodox Church, which has wielded increasing...

  • US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion project

    Yesterday

    LONDON (AP) — A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledged Friday to match new donations to Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Unit — the researchers who were tracking the movements of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. Tom Kaplan, a natural resource investor...

  • Colorado Day: Do you have the Colorado smarts to pass our quiz?

    The Gazette
    Yesterday

    Saturday is Colorado Day and to honor our lovely home, The Gazette has created a fun quiz. Remember, it's all in fun so try to stay away from Google search. Don't forget to post your results on Facebook so your friends can try. Why do you love Colorado? We asked readers on The...

  • Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years

    Yesterday

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it — and in the span of just 14 years. The Chinese capital was awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, beating...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 2, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Yesterday

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama SUNDAY "An English Summer Soirée" and High Tea - With Gilbert & Sullivan's Trial by Jury and English songs, 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain St., $10, children 10 and younger pay their age. Advance tickets:...

  • Woman gets probation for drowning puppy in airport toilet

    Yesterday

    GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Florida woman has been given two years of probation for drowning a 3-week-old puppy in a Nebraska airport toilet. Cynthia Anderson, of Edgewater, Florida, was sentenced Thursday in Hall County District Court in Grand Island. She pleaded no contest in May to...

  • Native or not? Which of these celebrities were Colorado-born?

    The Gazette
    Yesterday

    Saturday is Colorado Day and to honor our lovely home, The Gazette has created another fun quiz. Plus, we have prizes! Remember, it's all in fun so try to stay away from Google search. Scroll down to take the quiz.  Don't forget to post your results on Facebook so your...

  • A flank steak Frito pie fit for feeding a summer crowd

    Yesterday

    This is one of those recipes that feels a little trashy, but it's so good you won't care. In case you haven't heard of it, Frito pie is a thing. It happens to be particularly popular in the South and Southwest, but there's no reason the rest of the country can't dig in. The most basic...

  • Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for July 31, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    On TV "Descendants," 6 p.m., Disney: Teen children of fairy-tale heroes and villains clash at prep school in this made-for-cable movie. "Cold Justice," 6 p.m., TNT: A new season begins, followed by a spinoff, "Cold Justice: Sex Crimes," at 7 p.m. TRIBUNE NEWS sERVICE...

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