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A surge of protest unlike any in decades, but why now?

By: Adam Geller

She was the face of mass protest, but long ago lost her faith in protesting. Then, last year, hundreds of thousands of women set out to march on Washington, and Jan Rose Kasmir knew she had to join them. “When Trump was elected president, I couldn’t not participate. … It...

Reliance on top line dooms Colorado Avalanche in Stanley Cup Playoffs

By: Kyle Fredrickson

Point blame for the Avalanche’s Stanley Cup Playoffs demise in any direction you’d like. Youth. Injuries. Talent. However, in the aftermath of its Game 6 elimination against Nashville, consider the Avs’ top line. The combination of center Nathan MacKinnon and wingers Gabe Landeskog and Mikko Rantanen, coined the “MGM line,”...

Hundreds of South African soccer fans riot at game

By: Gerald Imray

Hundreds of South African soccer fans disgruntled at the performance of their team rioted at a game on Saturday night. They assaulted at least one security guard on the field, attacked others with chairs, set parts of the stadium on fire and caused extensive damage. They were shocking scenes in...

PHOTOS: 36th annual Cherry Creek Sneak

By: Helen H. Richardson

Thousands of people turned out for the 36th annual Cherry Creek Sneak road race on April 22, 2018 in Denver. The race, which heralds spring in Colorado, includes a 10-mile race, a 5 mile run/walk, a 5K race and a kids 1/2 mile fun run. The temperatures were cool but...

White House: No plans by Trump to fire Robert Mueller, Rod Rosenstein

By: Jesse Paul

WASHINGTON — The White House says President Donald Trump has no intention of firing special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. White House legislative director Marc Short said Sunday he has no reason to believe they would be removed despite Trump’s increasing agitation over Mueller’s probe into...

Hillary Clinton, not on ballot, is star of GOP midterm plan

By: Steve Peoples

NEW YORK — Almost 18 months have passed since Hillary Clinton lost the presidency. She holds no position of power in government. And she is not expected to run for office again. Yet Clinton is starring in the Republican Party’s 2018 midterm strategy. With control of Congress up for grabs...

A joyful reunion with birth parents leads to incest and murder

By: Dave Collins, Denise Lavoie

DOVER, N.Y. — What started out as a joyful reunion of a young woman with her birth parents soon turned sour, then shocking, and finally deadly. A young woman named Katie married her birth father, had a baby with him and, after she decided to leave him, lost her life...