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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2020, file photo, people look at a house where five people were found dead after a fire in Denver. Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with the fire that killed five recent immigrants, including two children, from the West African nation of Senegal, police said Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert, File)

3 teens arrested in house fire that killed 5 from Senegal

Jan. 27, 2021 7:16 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a house fire in Denver that killed five recent immigrants, including two children, from the West African nation of Senegal, police said Wednesday. Chief Paul Pazen said the suspects — two 16-year-olds and a 15-year-old — were...

FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 file photo, Denver Broncos defensive backs coach Renaldo Hill takes part in drills during an NFL football practice in Englewood, Colo. Renaldo Hill is getting his first opportunity to be a defensive coordinator, but he won't be thrown into the deep end of the pool yet. Chargers head coach Brandon Staley will call the plays during games, allowing Hill to be able to progress at his own pace. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Chargers' Hill eager for first shot as defensive coordinator

Jan. 27, 2021 6:22 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Renaldo Hill is getting his first opportunity to be a defensive coordinator, although he won't be thrown into the deep end of the pool just yet. Los Angeles Chargers coach Brandon Staley will call the plays during games, allowing Hill to be able to progress at his own pace. It is...

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, is the current supercomputer named Cheyenne at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center near Cheyenne, Wyo. A new supercomputer in Wyoming will rank among the world's fastest and help study phenomena including climate change, severe weather, wildfires and solar flares. Houston-based Hewlett Packard Enterprise won in bidding to provide the $35-$40 million machine for a supercomputing center in Cheyenne, the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo., announced Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Mead Gruver, File)

New supercomputer in Wyoming to rank among world's fastest

Jan. 27, 2021 4:03 PM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A new supercomputer in Wyoming will rank among the world's fastest and help study phenomena including climate change, severe weather, wildfires and solar flares. Houston-based Hewlett Packard Enterprise won a bid to provide the $35 million to $40 million machine for a supercomputing...

Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer stops the puck on a shot by the San Jose Sharks during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Saad scores twice, Avalanche rout Sharks 7-3

Jan. 27, 2021 1:46 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Brandon Saad scored twice, one in a three-goal flurry at the end of the first period, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the San Jose Sharks 7-3 on Tuesday night. Mikko Rantanen scored a goal for the sixth straight game to tie an Avalanche record, and Valeri Nichushkin added a short-handed goal...

Broncos ask court to verify right of first refusal is void

Jan. 26, 2021 5:48 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The parent companies of the Denver Broncos are asking a Denver County District Court judge to rule the former owner’s estate no longer has the right of first refusal to any potential sale of the $3.5 billion franchise. The lawsuit comes in response to a May 2020 letter...

FILE - In this Spet. 19, 1988 file photo Rev. Joseph Hart dispenses communion during an outdoor Mass celebrated for participants of the Basque Festival in Buffalo, Wyo. On Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2020 the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith cleared retired Cheyenne, Wyoming Bishop Hart of seven accusations of abuse, determined that five others couldn’t be proven “with moral certitude” and that two cases involving boys, who were 16 and 17, couldn’t be prosecuted given the Catholic Church didn’t consider them minors at the time of the alleged abuse, the diocese said. (AP Photo/Dean Wariner, File)

Vatican clears retired US bishop of multiple abuse claims

Jan. 26, 2021 4:41 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Vatican has cleared a retired U.S. bishop of multiple allegations he sexually abused minors and teenagers, rejecting lay experts' determination that a half-dozen claims were credible and instead slapping him on the wrist for what it called “flagrant" imprudent behavior. The...

Volunteers take down information as they register people to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the vaccination clinic put on by the City of Odessa, Odessa Fire Rescue and Medical Center Hospital Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa, Texas. (Eli Hartman/Odessa American via AP)

The Latest: Texas COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to fall

Jan. 25, 2021 8:10 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas — The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Texas continues to fall from record highs as the state nears the end of what has been its deadliest month of the pandemic. State health officials Monday reported fewer than 13,000 people were being treated for the virus in Texas hospitals,...

FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2020, file photo, New Orleans Saints quarterbacks coach Joe Lombardi, right, laughs with offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael during practice at their NFL football training facility in Metairie, La. The Los Angeles Chargers announced on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, they have agreed to terms with Lombardi as offensive coordinator, Renaldo Hill as defensive coordinator and Derius Swinton II as special teams coordinator. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, Pool, File)

Lombardi, Hill and Swinton join Chargers as coordinators

Jan. 25, 2021 7:40 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — New Los Angeles Chargers coach Brandon Staley has started building his staff by naming his coordinators. The Chargers announced on Monday they have agreed to terms with Joe Lombardi as offensive coordinator, Renaldo Hill as defensive coordinator and Derius Swinton II as special...

FILE - In this July 3, 2020, file photo, then-Aurora Police Department Interim Chief Vanessa Wilson speaks during a press conference in Aurora, Colo. Wilson, five of her police officers as well as the city of Aurora was sued Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, by the families of four Black girls who were mistakenly detained by the officers in the Denver suburb last year. After a video of the girls' detention spread online, Wilson apologized for how the officers treated them and said she was as angry as everyone else about it. (Philip B. Poston/The Aurora Sentinel via AP, File)

Black girls wrongly held at gunpoint in Colorado file suit

Jan. 25, 2021 4:59 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The families of four Black girls mistakenly detained by suburban Denver police at gunpoint last year after they were suspected of being in a stolen car sued police and the city of Aurora on Monday — claiming the officers' actions permanently traumatized them and are part of a pattern...

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)

Colorado to face Texas A&M at home of Broncos in September

Jan. 25, 2021 2:51 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado has worked out an arrangement to play Texas A&M at the home of the Denver Broncos on Sept. 11. The Buffaloes have frequently held football games inside Empower Field at Mile High as part of their Rocky Mountain Showdown with Colorado State. Texas A&M and Colorado are...