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  • Nation and World

    Manchester police find valuable items; stop sharing with US

    "The images and information presented were neither graphic nor disrespectful of victims, and consistent with the common line of reporting on weapons used in horrific crimes," the paper said. "We have strict guidelines on how and in what ways we cover sensitive stories. Our coverage of Monday's horrific attack has been both comprehensive and responsible."

  • Nation and World

    AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s suspect claim about Iran’s collapse

    Here's a look at Trump's statement on the subject:

  • Nation and World

    AP FACT CHECK: No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really?

    Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, while introducing the budget Tuesday: "There are no Medicaid cuts in the terms of what ordinary human beings would refer to as a cut. We are not spending less money one year than we spent before."

  • Nation and World

    Former allies on school choice now divided by Trump budget

    "I think it's an affront to the American dream," said Jonah Edelman, CEO of the pro-charter group Stand for Children, which planned to align with a frequent adversary, one of the nation's largest teachers unions, to oppose the plan.

  • Nation and World

    Melting pot Manchester stresses unity after concert attack

    "Obviously, you get the odd idiot, but you get them everywhere," Greig said.

  • Nation and World

    Soldiers launch attacks in besieged Philippine city

    "At night we can hear the gunfire," said Mohammad Usman, who watched from his home just outside Marawi as thousands of residents streamed out of the city. "I'm just praying that the bullets will not find their way to my house and hit us. I hope that the bombs will not land nearby and harm us."

  • Nation and World

    Victims of the bombing: Parents, children, policewoman

    Chloe Rutherford, 17, and her boyfriend Liam Curry, 19, were described as a perfect couple who "wanted to be together forever" — and now they are, their families said.

  • Nation and World

    Angry UK to confront Trump on leaks as NATO leaders meet

    "Some issues remain open, like climate and trade. And I am not 100 percent sure that we can say today -- we means Mr. President and myself -- that we have a common position, common opinions about Russia," said Tusk, who said unity needed to be found around values like freedom and human rights and dignity.

  • Nation and World

    Trump handshake showdown: France’s Macron just won’t let go

    Trump has described himself as "a germ freak" and called handshakes "barbaric." In his 1997 book "The Art of the Comeback," Trump wrote he'd "often thought of taking out a series of newspaper ads encouraging the abolishment of the handshake."

Business

  • Business

    US jobless claims rose slightly to 234,000 last week

    THE NUMBERS: Applications for weekly unemployment aid rose 1,000 to 234,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The four-week average, a less volatile figure, fell 5,750 to 235,250. That's the lowest level since April 14, 1973.

  • Business

    Trump plan to sell off half of oil stockpile sparks debate

    "You know the world's changed a lot in the last decade," said Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., a senior member of the House energy committee. "We're one of the largest oil producers in the world."

  • Business

    Google helps advertisers track spending in physical stores

    "The privacy implications of this are pretty massive, so Google needs to tread very carefully," Copic said.

  • Business

    Trump seeks to end program for older jobless Americans

    "That would mean a great deal of hardship, for me and the people who come to us for help," Singletary, 67, said last week from his desk at the AARP Foundation's offices in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. "It's hard enough to find a job at this age."

  • Business

    Business Highlights

    House GOP health bill projection: 23 million more uninsured

  • Business

    The highest-paid CEOs by state

    To calculate CEO pay, Equilar adds salary, bonus, stock awards, stock option awards, deferred compensation and other components that include benefits and perks.

  • Business

    Oil prices down sharply ahead of OPEC announcement

    KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was down 0.1 percent at 12,626 while the CAC 40 in France was flat at 5,340. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was also steady at 7,512. Wall Street was poised for a slightly perkier opening, with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures up 0.3 percent.


Editorials

Sentinel Blogs and Letters

  • 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 Tuesday

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

  • Blogs and Letters

    Toon in Monday

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

  • Blogs and Letters

    Toon in Friday

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

  • Blogs and Letters

    Toon in Thursday

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

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Guide

  • Guide

    Aurora WWII veteran reflects on near misses, horrors of war and the A-bomb

    Duvall was just 17 years old in 1943, more than halfway through World War II, when he enlisted in the Aviation Cadet Program of the Army Air Corps. On a recent day at Brookdale Senior Living in Aurora, the 92-year-old veteran recounted his earliest missions and most humbling memories, along with his daughter, Barbara Duvall, who helped him reminisce

  • Guide

    Ariana Grande suspends world tour, cancels some Euro stops

    "We ask at this time that we all continue to support the city of Manchester and all those families affected by this cowardice and senseless act of violence. Our way of life has once again been threatened but we will overcome this together," the statement said.

  • Guide

    Hannity says liberal fascists after sponsors; 1 is leaving

    "We don't have the ability to influence content at the time we make our advertising purchase," the company said. "In this case, we've been watching closely and have recently made the decision to pull our advertising from Hannity."

  • Guide

    Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

    Melania Trump wore a veil to the Vatican on Wednesday to meet the pope, but no head covering a few days earlier to meet the king of Saudi Arabia, a religiously conservative country where most women cover themselves up from head to toe.

  • Guide

    Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks

    "The Cosby team (now) cares about how the public and maybe even how the black community feels about this whole situation, which is striking given his diatribes against the most vulnerable people in that community. But we've seen stranger things in these big trials," said James Braxton Peterson, director of Africana Studies at Lehigh University. "It's ironic how he makes that pivot, given that he's demonized poor black people in the past."

  • Guide

    Playmate tastes shame, ordered to clean up urban grit

    "Body shaming can devastate its subject," Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said. "People are mocked, they're humiliated and in ways they can never fully get back."

  • Guide

    From Trump to Oprah, speakers offer parting advice to grads

    "They want somebody high-profile who will impress the students, alumni and the parents," said Michael Frick, CEO of Speaking.com, a booking agency based in California whose clients include some colleges. "They don't want to take away from the students' moment or the commencement, but they do want publicity."

  • Guide

    Chris Cornell’s wife writes note: ‘I know that was not you’

    "I'm sorry you were alone, and I know that was not you, my sweet Christopher. Your children know that too, so you can rest in peace," she wrote.

  • Guide

    Dr. Beach names Florida’s Siesta Beach best beach in US

    "The sand is outstanding," said Stephen Leatherman, aka Dr. Beach, a professor at Miami's Florida International University. "Every time I go there, I've got to take a bag home with me. It's almost sacrilegious to walk on it with shoes on."

  • Guide

    List of Dr. Beach’s top 10 beaches for 2017

    Here is the 2017 list of top 10 beaches in the U.S., compiled by Florida International University professor Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach.

  • Guide

    Many poor kids can’t swim; Olympic champs throw a lifeline

    "We need to keep a sustained effort to introduce children to swimming and drive the important message that learning to swim can save your life," said USA Swimming Foundation executive director Debbie Hesse.

  • Guide

    For a refreshing, lemony cocktail try one called French 75

    For years, I made the refreshing lemony libation for brunch and afternoon get-togethers, unaware that many bartenders these days make French 75s with gin.

  • Guide

    Lounges vs. lines: Testing travel with and without perks

    Scott Mayerowitz, who until recently covered the airline industry, has elite status with airlines, hotels and car rental agencies. He also has a five-year membership in a Transportation Security Administration program that lets him use fast-track lanes at airport security. Premium credit cards aimed at frequent travelers get him into airport lounges.

Colorado Table

Aurora Magazine

  • Aurora Magazine

    DIG IT — MASTER GARDENER TIPS FOR THE MILE-HIGH REGION : Roses

    The plant is so storied and noble that it comes with its own vocabulary. Someone who specializes in rose science is not a mere gardener, they are a rosarian. And one does not grow roses, one cultivates them

  • Aurora Magazine

    DIG IT — MASTER GARDENER TIPS AND VIDEO FOR THE MILE-HIGH REGION: Marijuana

    “There’s certain characteristics a person needs to have to do this properly,” Grabak said. “For one, attention to detail; two, consistency. As long as you have those two things ... you’re going to be able to do this as good as anybody else out there"

  • Aurora Magazine

    DIG IT — MASTER GARDNER TIPS FOR THE MILE-HIGH REGION: Container Gardens

    You’ve seen the successes here. Streets in Breckenridge brag with massive hanging planter baskets spilling with lush, stunning flowers. A neighbor’s front porch with radiant-red geraniums so big and healthy you wonder if she buries plutonium in the soil to get the effect

  • Aurora Magazine

    DIG IT — MASTER GARDENER TIPS AND VIDEO FOR THE MILE-HIGH REGION: Tomatoes

    Anybody can grow them, says master gardener Evelyn Alton. She’s one of Colorado State University gardening experts lending advice to Front Range residents who’ve never touched dirt with their own hands, as well as those veteran gardeners honing their skills

  • Aurora Magazine

    DIG IT — MASTER GARDENER TIPS FOR THE MILE-HIGH REGION: The Dirt on Better Dirt

    “Composting is not only a sustainable way to deal with food waste from the house, but it can also be rewarding to see that food waste become a health compost, which you then get to use in your own garden bed,” said Eric Hammond, horticultural agent for the Adams County Colorado State University Extension office

  • Aurora Magazine

    DIG IT — MASTER GARDENER TIPS FOR THE MILE-HIGH REGION : Herbs

    Colette Haskell, an Aurora-based horticulturist, has been the self-proclaimed “herb guru” at Nick’s Garden Center & Farm Market on South Chambers Road for more than a decade, providing both novice and expert herb growers with an ever-expanding arsenal of gardening tips and tricks

  • Aurora Magazine

    YOU CAN TOO: Rooms For Improvement

    It comes with the warm days and clear nights of spring on the Front Range: Time to fix up the nest. What seemed like the coolest idea ever a couple of years ago is now tired and begging for change. Mauve? Ouch. Change is closer and easier than you think

  • Aurora Magazine

    COLORADO SPIRITS: Cocktails That Are Eggstra Special

    That confidence with the egg often stops somewhere near that line separating our kitchens from our bars, though

  • Aurora Magazine

    EXIT STRATEGY: Hey, Watch This! Being A Spectator of Pro Sports Really Sucks

    Baseball is the athletic equivalent of those yellow-beaked “Drinking Birds” in novelty stores. The ones made of glass tubes and bulbs that bob a little farther toward a glass, finally getting its beak wet, and then the whole thing starts all over again. So fun.