Mortgage rates at 7-year highs

WASHINGTON – Long-term mortgage rates rose this week, continuing at their highest levels in seven years amid the peak home-buying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Tear gas, broken windows disrupt Paris labor march

Clashes between police and groups of masked youths erupt on sidelines of Paris labor march, forcing protesting civil servants to stand clear of flying debris and tear gas canisters

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Burundi votes to allow president to extend time in power

Burundi's electoral commission says a majority of voters agreed to amend the constitution in changes that could prolong the rule of President Pierre Nkurunziza until 2034

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Burundi votes in referendum on the president's power

Burundi votes in a referendum proposing constitutional changes that could extend the president's rule until 2034

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Police: New Mexico woman hid gun at elementary school

AZTEC – A New Mexico woman is accused of hiding a handgun on the grounds of an elementary school. The Daily Times reports 25-year-old Brooke Showers was arrested in Aztec last week following an...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Boulder bans assault weapons, bump stocks, large magazines

BOULDER – A Colorado city has banned the sale and possession of assault weapons, bump stocks and high-capacity magazines. City councilors in Boulder gave final approval to the ban Tuesday night. It...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pueblo officials designate power stations historic landmark

PUEBLO – Pueblo City Council unanimously elected to designate a pair of retired power stations a local historic landmark. The Pueblo Chieftain reports the decision came Monday as the council had...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Giro d’Italia leader Simon Yates gains time, but his team struggles

GUALDO TADINO, Italy – Overall leader Simon Yates gained three bonus seconds in the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday but it was a difficult day for his Mitchelton-Scott team as Esteban...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tunisian policemen foil knife attack outside synagogue

Tunisian officials say a knife-wielding man tried to attack police officers outside the main synagogue in the capital, but was subdued before wounding anyone

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Aspen elects to increase fines in wildlife harassment ordinance

ASPEN – Aspen City Council agreed to more than double the proposed fines in a new city wildlife harassment ordinance brought forward by the Aspen Police Department. The Aspen Times reports the...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Agriculture secretary visiting Colorado on four-state tour

DENVER – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is visiting Colorado as part of a tour highlighting Trump administration priorities on support for farmers and food stamps. The four-state tour...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Algeria's ailing leader makes rare public appearance

Algeria's president has visited the construction site of the future Great Mosque in Algiers, in a rare public appearance of the 81-year-old ailing leader

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press