Category: USA News

Denver weather: Severe storms in the forecast for Sunday afternoon with possible 2-inch hail

Expect stormy weather, including hail and strong winds, in metro Denver and across the Eastern Plains on Sunday afternoon as an upper-level disturbance centered over Arizona pushes into the state. “We could see a few severe storms, probably starting after 1 p.m., with the highest threat extending from Denver to the Wyoming border,” said Scott […]

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CIF state track: Bellarmine sophomore takes second in 1,600

CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos or video on a mobile device CLOVIS — Colin Peattie didn’t know what to expect on Saturday. The Bellarmine sophomore stepped onto a track filled with accomplished runners, all bidding to become a state champion. Matt Strangio of Jesuit-Carmichael was too good, winning in 4:08.07. […]

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Aurora used drug-sniffing dogs 28 times at schools — and community is asking why

A high school student was tackled and handcuffed at an Aurora school last month after a drug-sniffing dog found marijuana edibles in his backpack. The incident, which Aurora school district officials say they are now investigating, has sparked outrage at the district and prompted a larger conversation about school security as well as the practice […]

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Europe's voters elect new parliament amid rising nationalism

BRUSSELS — Pivotal elections for the European Union parliament reach their climax Sunday as the last 21 nations go to the polls and results are announced in a vote that boils down to a continent-wide battle between euroskeptic populists and proponents of closer EU unity. Right-wing nationalists who want to slash immigration into Europe and […]

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Avoid these travel hacks for a smoother summer vacation

Travel hackers are thought to be some of the world’s smartest travelers. But they may not be as smart as they think. Consider what happened to the Lufthansa passenger who tried one of the oldest travel tricks in the book, a strategy called “hidden city” ticketing. The passenger, booked to fly from Seattle to Oslo, […]

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Angels vs. Rangers: Taking the Over is the way to go

The Angels had one of the best bullpen ERAs in the big leagues the first month of the season, but since the bats have picked it up, the arms have dipped down, which has evened out what were a ton of Under games earlier this season. The Angels played 11 of their first 14 games […]

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137-year-old Winchester rifle found in Nevada has new home

BAKER, Nev. — A 137-year-old rifle found five years ago leaning against a juniper tree in Great Basin National Park in Nevada is now part of an exhibit dedicated to the “Forgotten Winchester” at the park visitor center near the Utah border. The weathered Winchester Model 1873 is in a case designed to capture the […]

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Garth Brooks makes an appearance at BottleRock Napa

CLICK HERE if you are having trouble viewing these photos on a mobile device. Garth Brooks showed up at the BottleRock Napa Valley festival on Saturday (25). Unfortunately, the country music superstar didn’t take the stage to join headliner Neil Young in a jammed-out version of “Like a Hurricane” or, even better, sit in with […]

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Opinion: Putting women on California public company boards generates benefits

Will California’s legislation mandating more women on public company boards move the diversity needle? Senate Bill 826, which then-Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law in last fall, requires publicly held corporations with principal executive offices in California to have at least one woman board member by year-end. By Dec. 31, 2021, companies with five directors […]

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Divers can view underwater art museum off Florida Keys

May 26, 2019 May 26, 2019 KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Divers off the coast of Florida can now visit an underwater art museum. Divers finished placing a series of artworks on a sunken ship Saturday about seven miles (11 kilometers) south of Key West in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The project consists […]

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