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Colorado's most destructive wildfire caused by embers from old fire, sparks from power line

Jun. 08, 2023 16:26 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Embers from a smoldering scrap wood fire set days earlier outside a home used by a Christian religious communal group along with a sparking power line caused a 2021 Colorado wildfire fanned by high winds that destroyed nearly 1,100 homes and left two people dead, authorities...

Republicans set to push mail ballots, voting methods they previously blasted as recipes for fraud

Jun. 08, 2023 13:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — After years of criticizing mail voting and so-called ballot harvesting as ripe for fraud, Republicans at the top of the party want to change course. They are poised to launch aggressive get-out-the-vote campaigns for 2024 that employ just those strategies, attempting...

Officials: 2021 Colorado blaze that destroyed 1,000 homes caused by smoldering fire outside home and power lines

Jun. 08, 2023 12:46 PM EDT
DENVER (AP) — Officials: 2021 Colorado blaze that destroyed 1,000 homes caused by smoldering fire outside home and power lines.

Kentucky chemical weapons disposal program nearly done as US eliminates final stockpiles

Jun. 07, 2023 14:30 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky facility built to dispose of deadly Cold War-era chemical weapons is nearing the end of its mission to destroy its 520-ton stockpile, a milestone that will likely mark the end of chemical weapons destruction projects in the U.S., officials said Wednesday. ...

Home to Glenn, Armstrong and Wrights perfect spot for Space Command HQ, Ohio lawmakers tell Biden

Jun. 07, 2023 13:18 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's rich history of aviation innovation makes it an ideally suited location for the Air Force's new U.S. Space Command headquarters or Space Force units, a group of the state's congressional delegates told Democratic President Joe Biden in a letter Wednesday. ...

Wife of slain man says police didn't respond to her 911 report that he had been taken hostage

Jun. 06, 2023 19:54 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A woman who received a desperate text from her husband indicating he had been taken hostage said Tuesday that she called 911 but that police did not respond until about an hour later, by which time he had been shot and killed. On its online police blotter, the...

Jokic, Djokovic place Serbia sports front and center at NBA Finals, French Open

Jun. 05, 2023 16:09 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — They use the court as their canvas, seeing passing lanes and paths to victory that others in their sports simply cannot. For Novak Djokovic, it's tennis. For Nikola Jokic, it's basketball. For their home country of Serbia, June is shaping up as a month no sports fan...

Earthquakes, Rapids play to scoreless draw

Jun. 04, 2023 01:19 AM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Daniel de Sousa Brito saved five shots in goal for San Jose as the Earthquakes and Colorado Rapids played to a scoreless draw on Saturday night. Marko Ilic did not have to make a save to earn the clean sheet for Colorado (2-8-7), which is still in search...

Today in History: June 4, Battle of Midway begins

Jun. 04, 2023 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 4, the 155th day of 2023. There are 210 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 4, 1942, the World War II Battle of Midway began, resulting in a decisive American victory against Japan and...

Silver says Morant not being charged with a crime won't prevent NBA penalties

Jun. 02, 2023 18:28 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Memphis guard Ja Morant not being charged with a crime for twice displaying a gun on social media will not prevent the NBA from handing down more discipline, Commissioner Adam Silver said Friday. Silver is preparing to announce whatever penalty is coming Morant’s...