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EVERGREEN, Colo. (AP) — Ian Sullivan visits his daughter's grave on her birthday every year since a gunman burst into a crowded Colorado movie theater and shot the 6-year-old as she sat with her mother in the third row. And every year he finds a birthday card, put there by the...
DENVER (AP) — The director of Denver's Arts & Venues department says nearly 40 percent of the tickets originally purchased for Bill Cosby's comedy shows in the city were returned for refunds. The Denver Post reports ( http://dpo.st/1zxAuWF ) Kent Rice told the city council...
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — Whenever and wherever wounded members of the military need a medical evacuation, they could find themselves flying with a C-17 crew from Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Seattle. Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard units support nearly...
Nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater generated by oil drilling have leaked from a North Dakota pipeline, an official said Wednesday, the largest such spill since the state's current oil boom began and nearly three times worse than previous record spills. Two creeks have been...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The mother of a young woman whose battle with brain cancer drew widespread attention to her desire to legally end her life with prescribed drugs in California appeared Wednesday in the state Capitol to push for aid-in-dying legislation. Debbie Ziegler...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has completed its investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, a U.S. official said Wednesday. The Justice Department has not yet announced whether it will file a federal civil rights charge against...
NEW YORK (AP) — Buoyed by conservative gains in the November election, foes of abortion are mobilizing on behalf of bills in Congress and several state legislatures that would further curtail women's access to the procedure. On both sides of the debate, activists are...
NEW YORK (AP) — American Express is planning to cut more than 4,000 jobs across the company this year, a company spokeswoman told The Associated Press. The job cuts would represent about 6 percent of American Express' total headcount, based on the company's latest annual report...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a former New Mexico sheriff to 10 years in prison for abusing a driver in a bizarre, off-duty traffic stop that prosecutors described as a fit of road rage. Ex-Rio Arriba County Sheriff Thomas Rodella told the judge...