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Trump’s Russia ‘hoax’ turns out to be real
Trump’s Russia ‘hoax’ turns out to be real

By: - 0 1 hr ago

The hackers, he suggested, may have been Chinese. Or some 400-pound guy sitting on his bed. Again and again, he insisted, Russian interference was a...

Colorado Rep. Coffman urges VA secretary Shulkin to resign
Colorado Rep. Coffman urges VA secretary Shulkin to resign

By: Tom Ramstack - 0 3 hr ago

Colorado Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman is calling for the resignation of the U.S. Veterans Affairs secretary as he faces allegations of abusing...

Insights: Aid-in-dying another Colorado law punctuated by a question mark
Insights: Aid-in-dying another Colorado law punctuated by a question mark

By: Joey Bunch - 0 3 hr ago

No one expects to pass a law that's going to have problems, but it's hardly uncommon to have those told-ya-so moments that offer hollow gratification...

Governor adds another beer guy to Cabinet's mix
Governor adds another beer guy to Cabinet's mix

By: Joey Bunch - 0 3 hr ago

Colorado's brewmaster-in-chief has named a fellow man in suds to run the state's Department of Labor and Employment. If confirmed by the state...

Pain turns political in Parkland after school shootings
Pain turns political in Parkland after school shootings

By: - 0 3 hr ago

PARKLAND, Fla. - On a day when Parkland began burying its young dead, a dozen people stood on a street corner holding up "More Gun Control" signs as...

McMaster says evidence of Russian meddling is 'now really incontrovertible'
McMaster says evidence of Russian meddling is 'now really incontrovertible'

By: - 0 6 hr ago

MUNICH - U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster acknowledged Saturday that evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election was...

Romney, favored in Senate bid, could take on outsized role
Romney, favored in Senate bid, could take on outsized role

By: - 0 9 hr ago

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney's extensive resume has many Republicans looking to him to take on a role, if he's elected Utah's next senator, often filled by...

13 Russians charged in Mueller investigation
13 Russians charged in Mueller investigation

By: - 0 9 hr ago

WASHINGTON — Thirteen Russians and three Russian entities were charged Friday with an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential...

Cash infusions to shorten waiting time for El Paso County child care program
Cash infusions to shorten waiting time for El Paso County child care program

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Yesterday

The waiting list for a cash-strapped child care subsidy program could end by mid-summer, the program's director said Friday. The Colorado Child Care...

Jimmy Kimmel blames Trump, Congress for school shooting
Jimmy Kimmel blames Trump, Congress for school shooting

By: - 0 Yesterday

PARKLAND, Fla. — Jimmy Kimmel opened his late night show by replaying clips from President Donald Trump's statement about the killings of 17 people by...

Analysis: No, there haven't been 18 school shootings in 2018. That number is flat wrong
Analysis: No, there haven't been 18 school shootings in 2018. That number is flat wrong

By: - 0 Yesterday

The stunning number swept across the internet within minutes of the news Wednesday that, yet again, another young man with another semi-automatic rifle...

Colorado Springs has spent more than $100,000 pursuing and defending against Martin Drake whistleblower
Colorado Springs has spent more than $100,000 pursuing and defending against Martin Drake whistleblower

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 Yesterday

Colorado Springs and its utility have spent more than $100,000 over the past three years jousting with Monument clean-air advocate Leslie Weise....

'Dreamers' left in limbo as Senate rejects immigration bills
'Dreamers' left in limbo as Senate rejects immigration bills

By: - 0 Yesterday

WASHINGTON — The Senate left hundreds of thousands of "Dreamer" immigrants in limbo Thursday, rejecting rival plans that would have spared them from...

Mitt Romney makes it official: He's running for Senate in Utah
Mitt Romney makes it official: He's running for Senate in Utah

By: - 0 Yesterday

Mitt Romney on Friday announced his long-expected Senate bid in his adopted state of Utah with a low-key rollout intended to duck roiling Republican...

Slain El Paso County deputy's family given health insurance free for a year
Slain El Paso County deputy's family given health insurance free for a year

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Yesterday

Dependents of El Paso County employees killed on the job, including slain sheriff's Deputy Micah Flick, will continue receiving health insurance for up...

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