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admin 13th July 2018

By COLLEEN LONG WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Thursday all eligible small children who were separated from their families as a result of its zero-tolerance immigration policy have been reunited with their parents. But nearly half of the children under 5 remain apart from their families because of safety concerns, the deportation of their […]

admin 13th July 2018

Wildfires continue to burn in Colorado, and recent rains have helped firefighters in expanding containment lines and battling the blazes, which have scorched more than 182,000 acres statewide this season. Recent gains by firefighters have resulted in more evacuation orders being lifted, with some Colorado residents heading back to their homes. Spring Creek fire With 83 […]

admin 13th July 2018

LAS VEGAS — Sometimes Illinois State coach Dan Muller worries when his players take their professional basketball careers overseas, wondering how they will adapt to a new culture and living across an ocean from their families. But when DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell joined Denmark’s Bakken Bears in 2016, the coach knew Akoon-Purcell was ready for the adventure. […]

admin 12th July 2018

Faced with overwhelming demand, Build-A-Bear stores at malls in metro Denver, Loveland and across the country shut down a promotion where plush bears could be purchased at a price matching a customer’s age. If the customer is 5 years old, that’s a great deal. And people around the world flocked to the stores to take […]

admin 12th July 2018

By Eli Stokols BRUSSELS — President Donald Trump upended the show of unity at NATO’s annual summit Wednesday as many allies had feared, claiming that Germany “is totally controlled by” and “captive to Russia” and inflating his demands that the alliance’s members spend more on defense to an unrealistic level. The president’s comments in Brussels, […]

admin 12th July 2018

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE Decades ago, hundreds of nuns and priests made an extraordinary decision: They agreed to donate their brains upon death to science, hoping to help solve mysteries about Alzheimer’s and other diseases. Now, a study that used their gifts is giving some clues. It reveals that high blood pressure late in life might […]

admin 12th July 2018

Hits, runs, homers and hyperbole can’t adequately describe what happened at Coors Field on Wednesday night. So maybe this factoid will do the trick: Arizona second baseman Daniel Descalso came in to pitch in the fourth inning, the earliest any true position player has pitched in a major-league game since Milwaukee’s Sal Bando on Aug. […]

admin 11th July 2018

For major leaguers, it’s as new-age of a hitting conundrum as conundrums come. When the opposing defense moves infielders from their traditional spots and into a batter’s hottest spray zones, is it better to stick to the usual approach or adjust your swing in an attempt to beat the shift? It’s a question that made […]