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US Army honors Nisei combat unit that helped liberate Tuscany from Nazi-Fascist forces in WWII

Jul. 18, 2024 01:14 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — The U.S. military is celebrating a little-known part of World War II history, honoring the Japanese-American U.S. Army unit that was key to liberating parts of Italy and France even while the troops' relatives were interned at home as enemies of the state following Japan’s attack on...

Webcam monitors hundreds of rattlesnakes at a Colorado 'mega den' for citizen science

Jul. 16, 2024 23:29 PM EDT

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — They creep, slither and slide over and around each other by the dozen and now there's a webcam so that anybody can watch them online at any time, even at night. A “mega den” with as many as 2,000 rattlesnakes isn't top binge-watching for many people....

Kennedy and West third-party ballot drives are pushed by secretive groups and Republican donors

Jul. 16, 2024 15:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Libertarians in Colorado want to put Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on the ballot to create chaos. Petition drives for Cornel West in Virginia and North Carolina are being run by groups with Republican ties. And in Arizona, a convicted fraudster who's been...

US health officials confirm four new bird flu cases, in Colorado poultry workers

Jul. 14, 2024 23:47 PM EDT

Four poultry workers in Colorado have been diagnosed with bird flu, health officials confirmed Sunday. The new cases bring the U.S. total to nine since the first human case of the current outbreak was detected in 2022, also in a Colorado poultry worker. Eight of the nine were...

Rapids use own goal to tie Red Bulls 1-1, up unbeaten streak at home to seven

Jul. 14, 2024 00:12 AM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Colorado got a gift score in the second half on an own goal by New York Red Bulls defender Sean Nealis and the Rapids escaped with a 1-1 draw on Saturday night to run their unbeaten streak at home to seven. The Rapids (11-8-5), who have won six of their...

The Democratic Party crisis after Biden's debate spirals with no clear ending

Jul. 12, 2024 18:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For more than two weeks now, the Democratic Party has been mired in crisis. And yet there is no sign that the threat to Joe Biden’s reelection is nearing a conclusion, as the president digs in and a growing chorus of Democratic officials, donors and strategists calls for him to...

Small wildfire leads to precautionary evacuation of climate change research facility in Colorado

Jul. 12, 2024 17:47 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A small wildfire started Friday on a trail near a Colorado facility where scientists research climate change, including worsening wildfires, leading officials to evacuate the building. The fire started late Friday morning in the foothills of the Rocky...

A stegosaurus nicknamed Apex will be auctioned in New York. Its remains show signs of arthritis

Jul. 11, 2024 19:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The nearly complete fossilized remains of a 161-million-year-old stegosaurus discovered in Colorado in 2022 will be auctioned by Sotheby's in New York next week, auction house officials said. The dinosaur that Sotheby's calls Apex stands 11 feet (3.3 meters) tall...

Prime Time in Big 12: Colorado coach Deion Sanders says he is 'judged on a different scale'

Jul. 11, 2024 10:57 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Colorado coach Deion Sanders said Wednesday at his first Big 12 media days appearance that he has to operate under an entirely different umbrella when it comes to expectations. The Pro Football Hall of Fame player is going into his second season coaching in a...

Kansas QB Jalon Daniels ready to play after missing most of '23 with back injury

Jul. 10, 2024 20:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kansas quarterback Jalon Daniels said he would be ready to play a game now. Coach Lance Leipold and the Jayhawks just need him to be ready for the season. Daniels missed most of last season because of a back injury, playing in only three games before the end of...