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In final debate, Democrats running for Colorado governor continue sparring over campaign finance, tactics

The Denver Post

In their final debate Monday night before the June 26 primary, the four Democrats vying for a chance to become Colorado’s next governor tussled over everything from immigration and guns, to the state’s rural divide and teacher pay.


White House insists Democrats to blame for family separations, even as some in GOP urge Trump to reverse course

President Donald Trump doubled down Monday on his false insistence that Democrats are to blame for the administration's forced separation of migrant children from their families at the border, even as a growing number of Republicans urged…

Monday, Jun 18


Trump may consider pardons for Paul Manafort, others after Russia probe, Giuliani says

Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work wraps up, if he believed they were…


Democrats intensify fight for immigrant children — and bludgeon Trump and Republicans ahead of midterms

The Denver Post

Democrats expanded their campaign Sunday to spotlight the Trump administration's forced separation of migrant children from their families at the U.S. border, trying to compel a change of policy and gain political advantage five months…


Global warming cooks up “a different world” over 3 decades

We were warned. On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told Congress and the world that global warming wasn't approaching -- it had already arrived.


Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve…


PHOTOS: Pictures of the week for June 11-17, 2018

Best news photos of the week for June 11-17, 2018.

Journal: Colorado Rockies’ best-laid bullpen plan is a disaster right now

The Denver Post

Obviously, if the Rockies don't fix this bullpen mess quickly, their postseason hopes will be toast by the all-star break.

Melania Trump “hates” to see families separated at border

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides of the aisle" can reform the nation's immigration laws, according to a statement Sunday about the controversy over separation of immigrant…


Colorado Rockies’ bullpen crumbles again, gives up 4 runs in ninth in loss to Texas Rangers

The Denver Post

Closer Wade Davis, signed for three years and $52 million, walked four batters in a four-run ninth inning, forcing in two runs, and then gave up a bases-loaded, two-run bloop single to Jose Trevino as the Rockies lost 13-12 to the Rangers…


Suspect killed, at least 20 injured in shooting at New Jersey arts festival

Krystal Knapp's shift at an annual arts and music festival in Trenton, New Jersey, was nearing its end when the commotion began.

Sunday, Jun 17


“America is better than this”: What a doctor saw in a Texas shelter for migrant children

The small shelter along the Texas border to Mexico held 60 beds and a little playground where children could play. Rooms were equipped with toys, books and crayons. To Colleen Kraft, this shelter looked, in many ways, like a friendly…

As Robert Mueller moves to finalize obstruction report, Trump’s allies ready for political battle

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's lawyers and special counsel Robert Mueller are hurtling toward a showdown over a yearlong investigation into the president's conduct, with Mueller pushing to write up his findings by summer's end and…


President Trump will meet with House Republicans Tuesday to discuss immigration

President Donald Trump will meet with House Republicans next week to discuss immigration - just days after his off-the-cuff remarks on the issue threw the GOP's carefully-laid strategy into chaos.


Local billionaire to take control of the LA Times Monday

A biotech billionaire who purchased the Los Angeles Times with an eye toward restoring its independence and vigor will officially take control of the news organization Monday, the newspaper reports .

Saturday, Jun 16


Rockies’ Chad Bettis, a Texas native, rebounds from awful first inning to get win over Rangers

The Denver Post

The Rockies, now 23-16 on the road, were in dire need of a victory, having lost two of three at Philadelphia and 10 of their last 13 coming in.


Promoted six times and then fired: Inside a 24-year-old political appointee’s wild ride in Trump’s Washington

He was one of the fastest-rising political appointees of the Trump administration, an unpaid campaign intern with no professional experience who soared into a top job with a six-figure salary at the White House's drug policy office.

Friday, Jun 15


About 2,000 minors separated from families at the U.S. border, according to the Department of Homeland Security

Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to Department of Homeland Security figures obtained Friday by The Associated Press.


Trump re-election campaign working with ex-Cambridge Analytica staffers

A company run by former officials at Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm brought down by a scandal over how it obtained Facebook users' private data, has quietly been working for President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election…

Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is going to jail.


Jeff Sessions points to the Bible in defense of separating immigrant families

Attorney General Jeff Sessions used a Bible verse on Thursday to defend his department's policy of prosecuting everyone who crosses the border from Mexico, suggesting that God supports the government in separating immigrant parents from…

“Why can’t we just do it?” Trump nearly upends North Korea summit with abrupt changes


Some of the most intense drama surrounding President Donald Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un came not across the negotiating table, but in the days and hours leading up to Tuesday's historic meeting - a behind-the-scenes…


Trump administration announces 25 percent U.S. tariff on $50 billion in Chinese imports

The Trump administration is announcing a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports, escalating a trade dispute between the world's two largest economies.


Denver Sports Omelette: Broncos linebacker Von Miller goes undercover as a waiter

I don’t know a pinot from a zinfandel or the taste of a cheap boxed from an old, expensive bottle, but I do know that however you take your wine, you do so by drinking straight from the glass. At least, I hope so. And that’s why I couldn’t…

Thursday, Jun 14


Paul Ryan not comfortable with Trump administration policy of separating parents, kids at border

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children and parents at the southern border, as House Republicans, under increasing pressure to address the humanitarian crisis,…

Inspector general blasts Comey, says others at FBI showed “willingness to take official action” to hurt Trump

The Justice Department inspector general on Thursday castigated former FBI Director James Comey for his actions during the Hillary Clinton email investigation and found that other senior bureau officials showed a "willingness to take…

New York files suit against President Trump, alleging his charity engaged in “illegal conduct”


The New York attorney general filed suit against President Donald Trump and his three eldest children Thursday, alleging "persistently illegal conduct" at the president's personal charity, saying Trump repeatedly misused the nonprofit…


Russian official urges love at 2018 FIFA World Cup after backlash

Russian women and visiting World Cup soccer fans: be fruitful and multiply.

Your guide to Denver PrideFest: 13 events to dance, party and sashay the weekend away

Although PrideFest is officially on Saturday and Sunday, the parties start early.


Pressure on Michael Cohen intensifies as Mueller stays focused on Trump attorney

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, is facing mounting pressure from two active federal investigations, contending with skyrocketing legal bills and planning to change lawyers in the near future, according to people…