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Photo essay: Chernobyl’s ghost town draws daring visitors

PRIPYAT, Ukraine – A bulletin board in the Ukrainian town of Pripyat still bears an edition of the Sovietsky Patriot newspaper, dated three days before the nuclear explosion that turned the city...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Travel

Pentagon says airstrike in Syria killed an al-Qaida leader

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon says a U.S. airstrike in Syria last month killed what the Defense Department describes as a senior al-Qaida leader who once had ties to Osama bin Laden. A Pentagon...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Turkey rejects criticism of raids

ISTANBUL – Turkey’s prime minister on Tuesday shrugged off the European Union’s criticism on media freedoms, following the detentions of at least 13 senior staff members of an opposition newspaper....

DATE: Nov. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Utah suspect kidnaps woman, nabs cars in Grand Junction

GRAND JUNCTION – A man wanted in connection with a slaying in Utah led authorities on two wrong-way chases, briefly kidnapped a woman after breaking into her home to change his clothes and steal...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

NFL Roundup: Cowboys win 6th in a row; Brady bounces Bills

ARLINGTON, Texas — Dak Prescott threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Jason Witten in overtime, giving the Dallas Cowboys their sixth straight win with a 29-23 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Big day in the Big 10 for college football

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Amara Darboh caught eight passes for a career-high 165 yards, and De’Veon Smith ran for two touchdowns to help No. 2 Michigan beat Michigan State 32-23 on Saturday. The...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Tribe Called Quest to release final album

A Tribe Called Quest will release their final record on Nov. 11, which includes material they recorded with rapper Phife Dawg, who died in March. In a handwritten note posted on Facebook, veteran...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

University students say activist recruited them in class

GRAND JUNCTION – Colorado Mesa University says it’s investigating after students reported that an activist recruited them during a class to work for a group supporting Hillary Clinton’s...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Kenny Chesney to receive Pinnacle Award at 50th CMA Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Kenny Chesney will receive the Pinnacle Award during the 50th annual Country Music Association Awards, joining Garth Brooks and Taylor Swift as the only recipients. The award,...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Report: Women won’t earn as much as men for 170 years

GENEVA – The global gap in earnings between men and women will not be closed for another 170 years if current trends continue, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum. The...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Beer run! Self-driving truck goes 120-plus miles on delivery

DENVER – Anheuser-Busch says it has completed the world’s first commercial shipment by self-driving truck, sending a beer-filled semitrailer on a journey of more than 120 miles through Colorado....

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State officials consider killing more predators

DENVER – Colorado officials are considering a predator control plan that calls for euthanizing more mountain lions and black bears to boost the state’s dwindling deer population. The Denver Post...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News