Colorado

Witness: Man confronted gunman who ambushed, killed officer

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DENVER — A Colorado man was shopping when he heard the gunfire that killed a suburban Denver police officer, rushed out of the store...

Western drought brings another woe: voracious grasshoppers

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BILLINGS, Mont. — A punishing drought in the U.S. West is drying up waterways, sparking wildfires and leaving farmers scrambling for water. Next up:...

California oil regulators delay health, safety rules again

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — It's been a year and a half since California Gov. Gavin Newsom directed oil regulators to consider new health and safety...

US pumps up Paralympic trials; NBC to increase coverage

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The U.S. Paralympic team trials will receive unprecedented coverage this year, streaming live this week and culminating with a 90-minute highlight show on NBC. ...

Senators press Interior Secretary Haaland on oil lease pause

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WASHINGTON — Both Republican and Democratic senators pressed Interior Secretary Deb Haaland for answers Wednesday after a federal court blocked the Biden administration’s suspension...

Latinas left workforce at highest rate, see slow recovery

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PHOENIX — Teresa Marez spent 14 years building a strong clientele base as a hair stylist in San Antonio. When her son, who is...

Jury deciding if immigration detainees must get minimum wage

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SEATTLE — A federal jury is deciding whether one of the nation's biggest private prison companies must pay minimum wage — instead of $1...

Defense rests its case in Colorado school shooting trial

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DENVER — One of the suspects in a fatal attack at a suburban Denver high school in 2019 had become such a chronic drug...

Meat company JBS confirms it paid $11M ransom in cyberattack

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The world’s largest meat processing company says it paid the equivalent of $11 million to hackers who broken into its computer system late last...

Judge rejects effort to return MLB All-Star Game to Georgia

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NEW YORK — A Manhattan judge on Thursday rejected an attempt to force Major League Baseball to return next month’s All-Star Game to Atlanta. ...