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Senator: Biggest US land agency moving to Colorado

Jul. 15, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The headquarters of the U.S. government's largest land agency will move from the nation's capital to western Colorado, a Republican senator said Monday, a high-profile component of the Trump administration's plan to reorganize management of the nation's natural resources. Colorado Sen. Cory...

The Latest: Second-tier WH hopefuls struggle to raise money

Jul. 15, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on second quarter fundraising totals (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Second-quarter fundraising totals show that many Democrats running for the White House are struggling to raise money. Top-tier contenders have raised gobs of money. But that's not the case for many in the...

Joe Biden draws line against progressives on health care

Jul. 15, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination who want to replace the current insurance system with a fully government-run model. The...

Crawford has 2 HRs, 8 RBIs as Giants overwhelm Rockies 19-2

Jul. 15, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brandon Crawford went 5 for 6 with two homers and tied a San Francisco team record with eight RBIs, and the Giants scored a season-high in runs in a 19-2 rout of the Colorado Rockies on Monday in the first game of a split doubleheader. Mike Yastrzemski went 4 for 6 with a homer and Buster...

Man killed at Washington immigration jail shot many times

Jul. 15, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say an armed man who threw incendiary devices at an immigration detention center in Washington state died of multiple gunshot wounds after four police officers opened fire. The Pierce County medical examiner's office said Monday that Willem Van Spronsen, 69, of Vashon...

Man dies, wife injured in lightning strike on Colorado peak

Jul. 14, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Denver man has died after being struck by lightning while hiking on a Colorado peak. The Denver Post reports the 36-year-old man died while his 37-year-old wife sustained non-life threatening injuries Sunday on Bear Peak. Officials did not release their names. Officials say a call was made...

Biden campaigns as Obamacare's top defender

Jul. 14, 2019 9:52 PM EDT

Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending Obamacare, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination who want to replace the current insurance system with a fully government-run model. The former vice president will spend much of the...

McMahon leads offensive show, Rockies beat Reds 10-9

Jul. 14, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Amid another offensive show at hitter-friendly Coors Field, a high-risk, old-fashioned hustle play produced the decisive run for the Colorado Rockies. Ryan McMahon singled, doubled, tripled and drove in three runs and a sprinting Garrett Hampson scored from second base on a slow groundout to...

Police investigate after US flag removed during protest

Jul. 14, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Police say they will be reviewing any available video to help them identify protesters who trespassed and pulled down the American flag in front of an immigration detention center in suburban Denver, tried to burn it and replaced it with a Mexican flag. Friday night's protest in Aurora, one...

Ervin ties Reds' record with 6 hits in 17-9 win over Rockies

Jul. 14, 2019 4:31 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Phillip Ervin's big night at the plate started slowly. Ervin beat out an infield hit on the way to a 6-for-6 performance that tied a franchise record, and the Cincinnati Reds put together five-run outbursts in the sixth and seventh innings, rallying past the Colorado Rockies 17-9 on Saturday...