Business

In Denver, trying to put a price on the value of a newspaper

Two Newspapers Two Fates

DENVER (AP) — Across the street from the Colorado Capitol rises an 11-story building emblazoned with The Denver Post’s logo. No reporters work out of the building any more, only executives of Digital First Media, whose cuts at the Post triggered an unusual plea from the paper’s own editorial page...


National

Waffle House suspect still being sought; residents on alert

Waffle House Shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police are warning residents of a Nashville neighborhood to watch out for a suspect in a Waffle House restaurant shooting that killed four people. More than 80 Nashville police officers continued to search for Travis Reinking early Monday, authorities said. Agents with the...


Government

Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel

Pompeo Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend him for confirmation because all Democrats, and at least one Republican, have said they...


Government

It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief

White House Doctor VA

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson was tending to grievously injured military personnel in Iraq when he was summoned to Washington to interview for a job he barely knew existed. He didn’t see a way to get there. “I thought this was it — this is where the road stops,” he told the Lubbock...


Government

Travel ban case is justices' first dive into Trump policy

Supreme Court Travel Ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has so far had little to say about Donald Trump’s time as president, even as the nation has moved from one Trump controversy to another. That’s about to change. The justices’ first deep dive into a Trump administration policy comes in a dispute over the third and...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts NKorea aim to 'denuclearize'

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his aides are leaving a false impression about the extent of North Korea’s plans to give up its nuclear weapons. They say North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has basically agreed to “denuclearization.” In fact, Kim’s announcement Friday before summits with...


Obituaries

Robert "Bob" Johnson

July 10, 1957 ~ April 16, 2018 Robert


National

Michigan water activist, 6 others win environmental prize

Environmental Prize

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A woman who played a key role in exposing the lead-tainted water disaster in Flint, Michigan, is among seven people from around the world to be awarded a Goldman Environmental Prize for grassroots environmental activism. LeeAnne Walters was repeatedly rebuffed by Gov. Rick...


Business

Survey: Economists' outlook is sunny but not due to tax cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s business economists are sketching a bright picture for the coming months, with a survey finding that more of their companies foresee rising sales and expect to continue hiring and raising pay. At the same time, nearly two-thirds of respondents in the latest survey by the...


World

World watching for signs of N. Korea nuke deal at 2 summits

Koreas Summit Nuke Deal

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday the world will have a single overriding interest: How will they address North Korea’s decades-long pursuit of nuclear-armed missiles? Success, even a small one, on the nuclear front...


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