Elected officials oppose Rep. Boebert’s actions during U.S. Capitol riot

Elected officials in La Plata County took action this week against recently elected Congresswoman Lauren Boebert after the U.S. Capitol riot Jan. 6. Boebert, who represents 28 Western Slope and...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2021 | UPDATED: 5 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Are we receptive to police reforms in Southwest Colorado?

On the corner of East 12th Street and Main Avenue in Durango, flowers, signs and memorabilia create a memorial for victims of police violence. The corner has seen marches, vigils and discussions...

DATE: June 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Myanmar officials: Insurgents killed 45 Hindu villagers

YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar officials said Monday they have discovered at least 45 slain Hindus in three mass graves in the Southeast Asian country’s conflict-torn northern Rakhine state. The...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

After emerging from hideouts, Colombia’s rebels now in limbo

BOGOTA, Colombia – As peace talks in Colombia advanced over the past year, 7,000 rebel fighters began slowly emerging from their jungle hideouts hoping for, if not a hero’s welcome, at least an...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Charlotte police refuse to release video of deadly shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte police refused under mounting pressure Thursday to release video that could resolve wildly different accounts of the shooting of a black man, as the National Guard...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Turkish president seeks cleric

LUXEMBOURG – The Obama administration would entertain an extradition request for the U.S.-based cleric that Turkey’s president is blaming for a failed coup attempt, U.S. Secretary of State John...

DATE: July 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Officer cleared of all charges in Freddie Gray case

BALTIMORE – Prosecutors are 0-for-2 in their efforts to hold Baltimore police accountable in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray after an officer was acquitted Monday in the racially charged case...

DATE: May 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

With UN envoy in Damascus, IS takes Syrian town from rebels

DAMASCUS, Syria – The UN special envoy on Monday urged Syria’s warring sides to preserve the fragile U.S.-Russia-brokered cease-fire ahead of the next round of peace talks in Geneva this week. The...

DATE: April 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Syrian cease-fire strained by new clashes ahead of talks

BEIRUT – Government forces and rebels clashed Sunday across northern and western Syria, imperiling a monthlong cease-fire ahead of peace talks in Geneva, while airstrikes pounded the Islamic State...

DATE: April 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Destruction, razed monastery left behind by IS in Syria town

QARYATAIN, Syria – Syrian troops fired their guns in celebration amid smoldering buildings inside the town of Qaryatain on Monday, hours after recapturing it from retreating Islamic State militants...

DATE: April 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Pakistani Taliban faction claims Easter park bombing

ISLAMABAD – A breakaway Pakistani faction of the militant Taliban group has claimed responsibility for an Easter Sunday bombing in a park in the eastern city of Lahore that killed 65 people. ...

DATE: March 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Islamic State bombings rock Syria as world powers seek truce

BEIRUT – Bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in the Syrian cities of Damascus and Homs killed nearly 130 people on Sunday, highlighting the threat posed by the extremists as the country’s...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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