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Climber falls to death from cliff in Colorado Springs

By: The Associated Press

COLORADO SPRINGS — Authorities say a man died after falling about 85 feet while climbing a cliff at Red Rock Canyon Open Space in Colorado Springs. The Gazette reported the man, who was not carrying any identification but appeared to be in his mid-60s, was climbing in a prohibited area...

Interior boss David Bernhardt touts regulatory reforms at Nevada gold mine

By: The Associated Press

ELKO, Nev. — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt toured a Nevada gold mine’s expansion project Tuesday that he says was made easier by the Trump administration’s streamlining of environmental regulations to expedite permitting for commercial development on federal lands. The Colorado native also said some U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s...

Rockies’ bullpen and offense a no-show in loss to Nationals

By: Patrick Saunders

WASHINGTON — This city is all about history, monuments, statues and legacies. So it was fitting that Nationals leadoff hitter Trea Turner should inscribe his name in the major-league record book Tuesday night. The shortstop hit for the cycle in Washington’s 11-1 romp over the reeling Rockies, who lost for...

Dwight Gooden arrested in New Jersey on DWI charges

By: The Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. — Ex-New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden has been arrested again in New Jersey. Newark police says Gooden was pulled over Monday night after driving the wrong way down a one-way road and charged with driving while intoxicated. Related Articles Tim Tebow put on Triple-A injured list by...

Justice Department announces broad antitrust review of big tech

By: Tony Romm, Elizabeth Dwoskin, Craig Timberg

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice on Tuesday announced that it is opening a wide-ranging antitrust review of “market-leading online platforms,” an unprecedented probe of the tech industry that could heighten calls for Amazon, Facebook and Google to be broken up. The DOJ’s new effort aims to explore “widespread concerns...

Woman found dead Tuesday morning off of Ranger Trail in Boulder County

By: Kelsey Hammon

The body of a woman matching the description of someone for whom police had been searching overnight was discovered by a hiker Tuesday morning, according to the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office. The woman, who was in her mid-20s, was discovered shortly after 9 a.m. off of Ranger Trail, on a...

Tim Tebow put on Triple-A injured list by Syracuse Mets

By: The Associated Press

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Tim Tebow has been placed on the injured list because of a cut hand by Triple-A Syracuse, where he is hitting just .163 this season. Related Articles Young Rockies inspired by visiting patients at Walter Reed military hospital Yonder Alonso called up to be Rockies’ backup first...

Two people died when pickup truck collides with motorcycle east of DIA

By: Kieran Nicholson

Colorado State PatrolMotorcycle involved in a crash east of DIA on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Two people were killed Tuesday morning when a pickup truck and motorcycle collided in Adams County east of Denver International Airport. The crash happened just before 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of East 88th Avenue...

Justice Department launches antitrust probe of Big Tech

By: The Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers. It comes as a growing number of lawmakers have called for stricter regulation or even breaking up of the big tech companies,...

Young Rockies inspired by visiting patients at Walter Reed military hospital

By: Patrick Saunders

BETHESDA, MD. — Rockies infielder Garrett Hampson, 24, and reliever Yency Almonte, 25, weren’t sure what to expect when they walked through the doors of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Tuesday morning. But after they watched amputees go through their paces during rehab, interacted with adults in...

Deadly fungal disease may be linked to climate change, study suggests

By: Lena H. Sun

Three years ago, U.S. health officials warned hundreds of thousands of clinicians in hospitals around the country to be on the lookout for a new, quickly spreading and highly drug-resistant type of yeast that was causing potentially fatal infections in hospitalized patients around the world. Centers for Disease Control and...