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  • Senate candidate Cory Gardner slams Obama

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, locked in a tight challenge to Democratic Senator Mark Udall, gave the Republican Party's national radio address Saturday, slamming President Obama and Senate Democrats for delaying the construction of the Keystone Pipeline. Gardner contended that...

  • Airmen hike Mount Elbert for nationwide challenge

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LEADVILLE, Colo. (AP) — A group of cadets and airmen from the Air Force Academy are climbing Mount Elbert as part of a plan to fly the Air Force flag from the highest point in every state. The team of about 40 people ascended the 14,433-foot mountain near Leadville on Saturday as part...

  • Fort Carson to welcome home about 290 soldiers

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — About 290 soldiers who have been in Afghanistan since March will be welcomed home during a ceremony at Fort Carson on Sunday. The soldiers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, were deployed to southern Afghanistan to train and...

  • Tracing shift from everyday American to jihadis

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A college dropout from Florida. A nurse's aide from Denver. The owner of a pizza-and-wings joint from upstate New York. Except for their embrace of Islam, there's no common profile for the 100-plus Americans who have traveled to Syria to join Islamic fighters or are...

  • A look at American jihadis: Why do they fight?

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at four Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight: Moner Mohammad Abusalha, who liked to cuddle cats, blew himself up in May in Syria. He was the first American suicide bomber in that civil war. Abusalha, 22, was a community college...

  • Real Salt Lake eases past Colorado, 5-1

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    SANDY, Utah (AP) — Joao Plata scored the first of Real Salt Lake's four goals in a 13-minute span in a 5-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids 5-1 on Friday night. Salt Lake (13-6-10) swept the three-game series with Colorado (8-14-7) to earn the Rocky Mountain Cup trophy. Salt Lake...

  • Anderson hit hard as Rockies rout D-backs, 15-3

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Chase Anderson knew he was taking the mound for the last time this season so he didn't hold back, hitting 96 on the radar gun a few times. Unfortunately for him, the Colorado Rockies were right on his pitches. Anderson cruised through the first three innings before...

  • Cuddyer's 7 RBIs lead Rockies past D-backs, 15-3

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Michael Cuddyer's injury-plagued season is finishing on a high note. Cuddyer hit a grand slam and drove in a career-high seven runs, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 15-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. "When he's been out there, he's showing...

  • Pedestrian hit, killed by pickup truck in Aurora

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Police say a man died at a hospital after he was hit by a pickup truck while trying to cross a busy street in Aurora. Lt. Jeff Turner says the man, whose name and age have not been released, was hit on East Colfax Avenue near Boston Street just before 6 p.m....

  • Ex-NBA player Rex Chapman accused of shoplifting

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Former NBA guard Rex Chapman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple store in Scottsdale and then selling the items at a pawn shop. Police took the 46-year-old Chapman into custody Friday afternoon after officers...