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  • Nation and World

    Moore targets female accusers as critics decry intimidation

    "You ask me if I believe the girls. No, I don't believe the girls. I believe Judge Moore," Moore strategist Dean Young said. "Let the battle begin. ... Get ready to fight Mitch McConnell. We're going to fight you to the death on this."

  • Nation and World

    GOP, Democratic senators back bill to bolster FBI gun checks

    "Just one record that's not properly reported can lead to tragedy, as the country saw last week in Sutherland Springs, Texas," Cornyn said. "This bill aims to help fix what's become a nationwide, systemic problem so we can better prevent criminals and domestic abusers from obtaining firearms."

  • Nation and World

    Senior Chinese envoy in North Korea amid chill in ties

    Song Tao's official mission is to brief North Korean officials on the outcome of China's ruling Communist Party congress held last month. He is visiting as President Xi Jinping's special envoy, according to Chinese and North Korean state media, but no other details about his itinerary or whether he will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have been announced.

  • Nation and World

    As sex scandals topple the powerful: Why not Trump?

    The candidate who openly bragged about grabbing women's private parts — but denied he really did so — was elected president months before the cascading sexual harassment allegations that have been toppling the careers of powerful men in Hollywood, business, the media and politics. He won even though more than a dozen women accused him of sexual misconduct, and roughly half of all voters said they were bothered by his treatment of women, according to exit polls

  • Nation and World

    Weinstein’s Impact: List of men accused of sexual misconduct

    The #Metoo moment is also prompting re-examination of past sexual misconduct claims against powerful men, including Democratic former President Bill Clinton in the 1990s. He was impeached and then acquitted of perjury and obstruction of lawmakers' investigation into his sexual encounters with a White House intern, and he settled a sexual harassment lawsuit stemming from his time as Arkansas governor.

  • Nation and World

    Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try

    The Republicans' latest version of the approach edged closer to the finish line Thursday when the House passed its form of the bill; the Senate is working on its own. Republicans hope to send final legislation to Trump by Christmas, though it's unclear whether they can succeed by then.

  • Nation and World

    AP FACT CHECK: A Trump-eye view of his world travels

    TRUMP, recapping a trip in May: "In Brussels, I urged our NATO allies to do more to strengthen our crucial alliance and set the stage for significant increases in member contributions. Billions and billions of dollars are pouring in because of that initiative. NATO, believe me, is very happy with Donald Trump and what I did."

  • Nation and World

    Hawaii psychiatric patient says he’s surprised escape worked

    "I was surprised that it actually worked," the 59-year-old said in the jail interview. "I was expecting almost every leg of the way, I was expecting them to be right around the corner just going to nab me."

  • Nation and World

    Candidate for Ohio governor reveals sexual past on Facebook

    "It's a matter of parody suggesting that, as a governor candidate, I assume I am the next target of the media frenzy," he said.

  • Nation and World

    Montana congressman misled authorities on reporter’s assault

    U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, a Republican, told an officer in the aftermath of the attack that Guardian newspaper reporter Ben Jacobs had grabbed him by the wrist and pulled both of them to the floor, according to notes from a Gallatin County sheriff's officer who interviewed the politician the night of the attack.

  • Nation and World

    Keystone pipeline leak won’t affect last regulatory hurdle

    "The commission's decision ... will be based on the evidence in the record," Collins said.

  • Nation and World

    Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts

    "The administration should withdraw this decision until Zimbabwe stabilizes," the committee chairman said in a statement. "Elephants and other big game in Africa are blood currency for terrorist organizations, and they are being killed at an alarming rate. Stopping poaching isn't just about saving the world's most majestic animals for the future — it's about our national security."

  • Nation and World

    Winners and losers under the Senate tax overhaul proposal

    Some winners and losers:

  • Nation and World

    Tax filers in most states claim deduction targeted by GOP

    "It's a bad deal for middle class families and for most Georgians," said Georgia state Rep. Bob Trammell, leader of the House Democrats.

Business

  • Business

    Gaylord center closer to check-in time Closer

    Late last month Gaylord tapped one of their longtime hotel bosses to lead the massive hotel in northeast Aurora: Rick Medwedeff, general manager of the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Florida, will helm the Aurora project when it opens sometime in late 2018 or early 2019. 

  • Business

    Future brewing for iconic English Tea Cup

    The store has been an Aurora icon for years, and owners hope to keep it that way at their new location. The plan is for the store to open by Nov. 11 and the kitchen to re-open sometime a few weeks after that

  • Business

    Airbus to sell 430 planes to Phoenix-based Indigo for $49.5B

    "It's ended up going out on a high," airline analyst John Strickland of JLS Consulting said. "It shows once again the importance of this part of the world to the big airplane manufacturers."

  • Business

    GOP test: Expiring tax cuts would mean little bang for buck

    Senate Republicans have run into a problem with their proposed tax cuts: Under Senate rules, the cuts would expire after 10 years

  • Business

    US consumer prices barely up in October

    The tiny October gain in consumer prices followed increases of 0.5 percent in September and 0.4 percent in August, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. After two months of big gains in the cost of energy, those prices fell 1 percent in October. Gasoline prices were down 2.3 percent.


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Sentinel Blogs and Letters

  • Blogs and Letters

    Toon in Friday

    A look at the world Thursday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe

  • Blogs and Letters

    QUIDNUNC: The Full Nelson trods off into the Colorado sun

    QUID HAS HEARD that the end has finally come for Aurora’s most famous and most self-decorated school board member, His Magnificence, Eric Nelson, PhDid not, Did, two. Your faithful hack reminds the poor reader that this very fishwrapper endorsed Uber…

  • Blogs and Letters

    Toon in Thursday

    A look at the world Thursday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe

  • Blogs and Letters

    Toon in Wednesday

    A look at the world Wednesday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe

  • Blogs and Letters

    Toon in Tuesday

    A look at the world Tuesday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe

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Sports

  • Sports

    No. 15 USC can wrap up Pac-12 South title at Colorado

    Colorado wrapped up a Pac-12 South title on home turf a season ago. Now, the Buffaloes are trying to prevent a similar thing from happening this November at Folsom Field.

  • Sports

    Astros win 1st World Series crown, top Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7

    LOS ANGELES | From laughingstock to lift off. George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los Angeles Dodgers…

  • Sports

    3 Colorado siblings to compete in kayak world championships

    19-year-old Kady Kellogg, 17-year-old Kenny Kellogg and 15-year-old Dally Kellogg will be competing in the 2017 International Canoe Federation's Canoe Freestyle World Championships in San Juan, Argentina, which runs from Nov. 27-Dec. 2.

  • Sports

    Chargers send Broncos to 1st shutout loss in 25 years, 21-0

    CARSON, Calif. | When the cannon sounded and thousands of orange-clad fans in the StubHub Center crowd trudged to their cars, Joey Bosa and his teammates celebrated a few milestones with their half of the home crowd. For the first…

  • Sports

    Astros go from woeful to World Series in just 4 years

    HOUSTON | Just four years ago, the Houston Astros weren't just bad, they were embarrassing — so embarrassing that many dubbed them the "Lastros." Now Houston is heading to its second World Series in franchise history after beating the Yankees…

  • Sports

    Truex wins with heavy heart in Kansas elimination race

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. | Martin Truex Jr. didn't feel a sense of urgency to win Sunday's race at Kansas Speedway because of its playoff implications, not with his spot in the next round safe following a victory at Charlotte. No,…

  • Sports

    Broncos and Patriots headed in different directions

    The New England Patriots and Denver Broncos are usually teeter-tottering for supremacy in the AFC in what's become an annual showdown

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Guide

  • Guide

    REVIEW: ‘Vegas’ gets three bars

    The Vintage has packed its main stage to the brim with enough talent that by the second number, the focus isn’t on the slapped-together look of the production but instead on the vocal and comedic talent the theater has brought in for this show

  • Guide

    Famed London theater receives 20 allegations against Spacey

    "During his tenure, The Old Vic was in a unique position of having a Hollywood star at the helm around whom existed a cult of personality," the theater said in a statement. "The investigation found that his stardom and status at The Old Vic may have prevented people, and in particular junior staff or young actors, from feeling that they could speak up or raise a hand for help."

  • Guide

    POETRY EMOTION: Stories reflect Aurora victories

    That idea that a story can create a community is the idea behind Aurora Public Schools’ new project “A Story.” The goal of “A Story,” which is a joint venture between the APS Aurora AWARE project and Stories Without Borders, is to give a platform to the diverse student population in the district and help begin to fight the stereotype of what it means to be a student from Aurora

  • Guide

    Who created Game of Life? Court aims to find out

    "What was once a great partnership between Markham, a toy and game designer, and Klamer, a savvy marketer and promoter, has been tarnished by Klamer's unrelenting quest to steal the credit of developing the game for himself," they wrote.

  • Guide

    REVIEW: ‘Buyer and Cellar’ go for big laughs in the basement

    The play by Jonathan Tolins is a one-man show about Alex More, a struggling California actor fired from his Disneyland job, essentially for making children cry. Broke, he then lands a job working for a mystery woman in Malibu, who turns out to be Barbra Streisand

  • Guide

    Outsmarting the audience is a show stopper for ‘Smart People’

    A deep dive into racism, bigotry and classism, the play tells the story of four characters in and near Harvard University between 2008 and 2009, ending with President Barack Obama’s inauguration

  • Guide

    Don’t see “The Wild Party” — be the damn party at this DCPA extravaganza at the Stanley

    “The Wild Party,”at Aurora’s Stanley Marketplace is less theater in the round than it is theater all around. The Denver Center for the Performing Arts Off-Center production is billed as a 360-degree performance, and it truly is the definition of immersive theater.

  • Guide

    VIDEO — The ‘Bad Moms’ return for holiday-themed sequel

    Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn reunite for festive comedy sequel "A Bad Moms Christmas."

  • Guide

    Phamaly Plan: Theater for everyone

    Phamaly’s current production is a collaboration with the Community College of Aurora’s theater department for “Vox: Under Construction.” This version of Vox, which is a long-running series from Phamaly that features sketches written by the performers, features both members of the Phamaly theater company and students at CCA, many of whom are making their first foray to getting on stage

Colorado Table

  • Colorado Table

    Summit undergoes operation Salvage

    The goal is to make Salvage more laid back than the Summit was, without losing the things that made it great to begin with.

  • Colorado Table

    COOKING ON DEADLINE: Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Garlic

    In this recipe, I tested with an organic sweet potato with a very pale cream interior (kind of the color of Yukon golds). Next time I might look for orange sweet potatoes, since I am a sucker for the color and it makes a holiday table feel like a holiday table to me.

  • Colorado Table

    COLORADO TABLE: Aurora bites into the top of the Denver food chain

    “I want to be able to look up and hear about their meal. When I started here I didn’t know how important it would be for me to have that experience,” Caroline Glover said. “Most chefs don’t want to be out front, that’s why we’re in the back of the restaurant. So I was surprised by how much I enjoy those moments with customers.”

  • Colorado Table

    GARDENING: Good corn taste is in the genes

    Those good genes reside in the variety Golden Bantam

  • Colorado Table

    Taste of Ethiopia — another treat in the rich Aurora melting pot

    Entering its fifth year, the Taste of Ethiopia has become a major cultural event drawing in thousands of people to explore the food and culture that’s been imported by immigrants from the Horn of Africa. 

Aurora Magazine

  • Aurora Magazine

    Dolor Me Beige — HOA angst in Aurora

    In a world turned tan and kept that way by a growing number of homeowner associations, some are warning others off or making sure they read what they’re getting into before the notices start coming

  • Aurora Magazine

    Day Tripper: Sure Bets Close to Home

    Central City and Black Hawk offer plenty of games and gambling, but it’s the antithesis of the Las Vegas hype

  • Aurora Magazine

    Wein Not Get The Glow?

    Made famous by the germans, this european winter standard has a variation to please everyone

  • Aurora Magazine

    Give the Gift of COLORADO

    Nothing shows how much you care about someone during the holidays like rubbing it in their face that you live in one of the most incredible places in North America. So while it’s not exactly kosher to be tossing Colorado…

  • Aurora Magazine

    Date Knight: Alley Catz

    Nothing says love like a comfortable beer buzz and a friendly game of bowling for Answers

  • Aurora Magazine

    Exit Strategy: Science and Class

    We live in a Dangerous world where we don’t understand what we don’t like

  • Aurora Magazine

    All in the Family

    A growing number of pet owners, closer to their furry family members than ever before, are learning CPR for their pets from the American Red cross

  • Aurora Magazine

    Holidays and nights

    Recipes for the best Holiday season ever

  • Aurora Magazine

    OH! Christmas tree

    Branch out into a whole new holiday experience and go hack down your own tree in the mountains

  • Aurora Magazine

    Weight, Weight, Don’t Tell Me

    This holiday tradition doesn’t have to appear like cookies and milk on Christmas eve. A little planning and discipline goes a long ways.