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City worker Carlos Ruiz gives instruction to a COVID-19 patient after delivering a tank of oxygen to her home in the Iztapalapa borough of Mexico City, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. The city offers free oxygen refills for COVID-19 patients. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

The Latest: Mexico hits another record for COVID-19 cases

Jan. 15, 2021 10:37 PM EST

Mexico posted a record spike in coronavirus cases on Friday, with 21,366 newly confirmed infections, about double the daily rate of increase just a week ago. The country also recorded 1,106 more deaths. It was unclear if the spike was due to the presence of the U.K. virus variant, of which only one case has so...

Freeland among Rockies to avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

Jan. 15, 2021 10:28 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies avoided arbitration with left-hander Kyle Freeland and five other players Friday as the team tries to get back on track after missing the playoffs the past two seasons. Freeland agreed to a one-year contract for $5,025,000 following a bounce-back season. He made a...

Impeachment managers Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., and Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., walk to the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Pelosi's nine impeachment managers hope to 'finish the job'

Jan. 15, 2021 8:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has tapped nine of her most trusted allies in the House to argue the case for President Donald Trump’s impeachment. The Democrats, all of whom are lawyers and many of whom have deep experience investigating the president, face the arduous task of...

Colorado unveils plan to cut air pollution by 90% by 2050

Jan. 15, 2021 7:47 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials unveiled a plan to cut heat-trapping air pollution in the state by 90% by 2050 in order to improve public health and reduce the effects of climate change. “This is an issue for all humanity and life on the planet,” Democratic Gov. Jared Polis said....

Colorado Legislature passes COVID aid, adjourns for a month

Jan. 15, 2021 5:59 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Legislature passed bills adjusting several aspects of state COVID-19 relief on Friday before adjourning for a month in hopes that it will be safer to meet in the statehouse amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a three-day session, the Democrat-led Senate and House passed a short list...

Abmas scores 34 to lead Oral Roberts over Denver 88-84

Jan. 15, 2021 5:50 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Max Abmas scored 34 points, reaching 30-plus for the third time this season, and Oral Roberts edged past Denver 88-84 on Friday. Abmas was 13 of 30 from the field, including 2 of 8 behind the arc, and 6 of 6 at the free-throw line in 40 minutes. The sophomore also had 33 points in a loss to...

Injured Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller uses a scooter to maneuver around as his teammates warm up before taking part in drills during an NFL football practice Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at the team's headquarters in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Von Miller under investigation by police in suburb of Denver

Jan. 15, 2021 5:04 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Broncos linebacker Von Miller is under investigation by police in a Denver suburb. Parker Police Department spokesman Josh Hans confirmed the investigation Friday, but couldn’t provide additional details. Hans wrote in an email that, “if the investigation determines a crime has...

Kat Pitner receives her first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine from Aspen Valley Hospital's registered nurse Erica Purcell at the Benedict Music Tent parking lot in Aspen, Colo. on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. Pitner has lived in Aspen since 1974.

Colorado governor criticizes false promise of more vaccines

Jan. 15, 2021 4:42 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Friday said the Trump administration showed “gross incompetence” when it provided false information about the existence of a federal vaccine reserve. The criticism came three days after the administration announced the federal government would begin...

FILE -  In this Nov. 14, 2020, file photo, Colorado head coach Karl Dorrell stands on the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Stanford in Stanford, Calif. First-year Colorado coach Dorrell has the Buffaloes in a bowl for the first time since 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Off to solid start, Dorrell sees big things in store for CU

Jan. 15, 2021 4:26 PM EST

Colorado coach Karl Dorrell had a thought while flying back with his team from a lopsided Alamo Bowl loss last month. “How far we have to go,” he said Friday in a wrap-up video call. That's why Dorrell hasn’t taken much time off since the 55-23 loss to Texas closed the chapter on his first...

Howard Jones, an 83-year-old veteran, talks about his struggle to secure a COVID-19 vaccination in El Paso County while seated on the deck outside his home Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in southwest Colorado Springs, Colo. Not having internet in his home, Jones ended up getting help from a friend to get an appointment for the vaccine in Colorado Springs. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Online sign-ups complicate vaccine rollout for older people

Jan. 15, 2021 3:29 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Howard Jones, who's 83, was on the phone for three to four hours every day trying to sign up for a coronavirus vaccine. Jones, who lives alone in Colorado Springs, doesn’t have the internet, and that's made it much more difficult for him to make an appointment. It took him about a...