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It’s David Peterson’s time to shine

By: Tribune News Service

The Mets suffered several losses over the weekend. They lost two of their three games against the Mariners. Those pair of L’s gave them their first series loss of the year. On top of that, breakout sensation Tylor Megill went on the 15-day injured list with inflammation in his right...

Denver Art Museum named one of the world’s best “new” museums

By: John Wenzel

The Denver Art Museum has been selected as one of the world’s best museums, in league with Antwerp, Belgium’s Momu and architectural wonders such as Oslo’s Munch Museum and Tokyo’s Murakami Library. The honor, doled out in a May 3 list from Condé Nast Traveler, was part of the magazine’s...

Brauchler: A mulligan of a year and Colorado Democrats still shanked the ball

By: George Brauchler

The General Assembly just wrapped up a 2022 legislative session dedicated to undoing their damaging bills from the preceding three years. The golf term is “mulligan,” and politicians coincidentally appearing on this November’s ballot sought a bucket of them. In 2019, after sweeping into full control of every aspect of...

Russia runs into more obstacles in Ukraine, on global front

By: Oleksandr Stashevskyi, Ciaran McQuillan

By OLEKSANDR STASHEVSKYI and CIARAN McQUILLAN KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Europe pushed to toughen its response Monday to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, with Sweden joining Finland in deciding to seek NATO membership and European Union officials working to rescue proposed sanctions on Russian oil. Ukrainian troops repulsed Russia’s attempted advances...

Police: Buffalo gunman aimed to keep killing if he got away

By: Carolyn Thompson, Michael Balsamo

By CAROLYN THOMPSON and MICHAEL BALSAMO BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The white gunman accused of a racist rampage at a Buffalo supermarket planned to keep killing if he had escaped the scene, the police commissioner said Monday, as authorities investigated the massacre of 10 Black people as a potential hate...

Russia encounters more obstacles in Ukraine, on global front

By: Oleksandr Stashevskyi, Ciaran McQuillan

By OLEKSANDR STASHEVSKYI and CIARAN McQUILLAN KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Europe pushed to toughen its response Monday to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, with Sweden joining Finland in deciding to seek NATO membership and European Union officials working to rescue proposed sanctions on Russian oil. Ukrainian troops repulsed Russia’s attempted advances...

Parishioners stop gunman in deadly California church attack

By: Damian Dovarganes, Christopher Weber, Deepa Bharath

By DAMIAN DOVARGANES, CHRISTOPHER WEBER and DEEPA BHARATH LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — A man opened fire during a lunch reception at a Southern California church, killing one person and wounding five older people before a pastor hit the gunman on the head with a chair and parishioners hog-tied him...

Clay Holmes is the Yankees best reliever right now

By: Tribune News Service

CHICAGO — With a two-run lead to protect heading into the ninth inning on Sunday, Aaron Boone wanted Clay Holmes on the mound. The Yankees’ right-handed reliever has pushed himself into the manager’s circle of trust very quickly. The 29-year-old could very easily be closing games as this season goes...

Kim blasts pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges

By: Kim Tong-Hyung, Hyung-jin Kim

By KIM TONG-HYUNG and HYUNG-JIN KIM SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un criticized officials over slow medicine deliveries and mobilized the military to respond to a surge in suspected COVID-19 infections, as his nation struggled to contain a fever that has reportedly killed dozens and...

Buffalo shooter’s prior threat, hospital stay under scrutiny

By: Carolyn Thompson, Michael Balsamo

By CAROLYN THOMPSON and MICHAEL BALSAMO BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The white gunman accused of committing a racist massacre at a Buffalo supermarket made threatening comments that brought police to his high school last spring, but he was never charged with a crime and had no further contact with law...