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Democrats wrestle with election-year message on health care

WASHINGTON – Ringed by a handful of cheering activist supporters, liberal House Democrats gathered outside the Capitol this week to announce they were forming a caucus to seek “Medicare for All” –...

DATE: July 22, 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 is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado’s delegation wants Trump to get tough with Putin

With a Russian woman recently indicted for working to exert Russian influence on American politics and a Trump-Putin summit concluding the same day in Helsinki, Colorado lawmakers are fighting...

DATE: July 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 is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Want To Tackle A Pro 14er Like Capitol? Just Remember, ‘YouTube Is Not Your Mentor’

Colorado’s celebrated 14ers, the 58 notable peaks that stand more than 14,000 feet tall, claimed a record 10 lives in 2017. Mountain safety experts say a combination of factors explain that death...

DATE: July 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Scandal-plagued EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigns

WASHINGTON – Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday amid ethics investigations of outsized security spending, first-class flights and a sweetheart condo lease....

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Protesters flood U.S. cities to fight Trump immigration policy

WASHINGTON –They wore white. They shook their fists in the air. They carried signs reading: “No more children in cages,” and “What’s next? Concentration Camps?” In major cities and tiny towns,...

DATE: June 30, 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 is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Frustration, heartbreak for migrant parents looking for kids

EL PASO, Texas – In an unmarked brick building a few blocks from the Mexican border, immigrant parents clutched folders of birth certificates and asylum paperwork and sat on folding chairs, waiting...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

States, immigrant supporters demand family reunifications

LOS ANGELES – Seventeen states, including New York and California, sued the Trump administration Tuesday to force it to reunite the thousands of immigrant children and parents it separated at the...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Court upholds Trump travel ban, rejects discrimination claim

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Authorities abandon ‘zero-tolerance’ for immigrant families

McALLEN, Texas – The nation’s top border enforcement official acknowledged Monday that authorities have abandoned, for now, the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy toward immigrant...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World