Police: New Mexico man pulled toy gun on man for littering

ALBUQUERQUE – A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he pulled a convincing toy gun on a man littering outside an Albuquerque convenience store. Police say John Joel Robinson was...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

National Western Stock Show brings in more than 700,000

DENVER – The National Western Stock Show has ended after boasting an attendance of more than 700,000 this year. The Denver Post reports that the 15-day, 112th annual Western culture show wrapped up...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Senate breaks budget impasse, paving way for government to reopen

WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats bowed to pressure to reopen the government Monday, joining Republicans in backing an immigration and spending compromise that was quickly denounced by liberals and...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Clad in pink and vowing to vote, activists around the globe flood streets for Women’s March

Before the sun rose on Saturday over a Washington gripped by gridlock, pink hats and poster-board signs already were emerging around world. The second iteration of the Women’s March began in cities...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

AP Explains: Congress has shut down the government. Now what?

WASHINGTON – The U.S. government shutdown began at midnight Friday as Democrats and Republicans failed to resolve a standoff over immigration and spending. Here’s a look at what the parties are...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Facebook to use surveys to promote ‘trustworthy’ news

Facebook is taking another step to try to make itself more socially beneficial, saying it will boost news sources that its users rate as trustworthy in surveys. In a blog post and a Facebook post...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Denver labor program for homeless expanding after success

DENVER (AP) – Jeffrey Maes didn’t expect to live on the streets in his 50s. He had started several businesses, but he says the last one, a remodeling company, went south just as he was stretched...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado authorities raid 3 illegal marijuana grows

FALCON – Authorities say they seized marijuana, guns and cash after raiding three illegal growing operations in a rural area northeast of Colorado Springs. The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office says...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Aced it: Doctor says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump performed “exceedingly well” on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said Tuesday, as the White House continued to bat back...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

New Mexico governor urges cooperation on crime, economy

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez sounded an optimistic note Tuesday about the state economy and government finances while calling on lawmakers to approve new business incentives and adopt...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Man found dead near Vail resort was longtime local resident

VAIL – The man found dead near the Vail Ski Resort has been identified as a 60-year-old longtime Vail resident. The body of Maldwyn “Maldy” George Zang was found Tuesday after a woman on a ski lift...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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