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Jason Salzman

Whatever, Sen. Ellen Roberts

Jason Salzman | July 7, 2015 | Denver
State Sen. Ellen Roberts quickly went from being a rarity in Colorado, a great Republican hope to defeat Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, to being just another common Colorado Republican implosion.
Alicia Chandler

'Do You Secretly Hope You Will Win?' On Raising Multifaith Children

Alicia Chandler | July 7, 2015 | Religion
I would not win if he chooses Judaism. And my husband will not win if she chooses Catholicism. We will win if we raise our children to understand that they come from two faiths with traditions that span thousands of years -- and if they continue to travel on their journey of faith.
Mark Edwards

Learning from Colorado's Contraception Success

Mark Edwards | July 6, 2015 | Denver
There is a lot to celebrate about the stunning reduction in teen pregnancy and abortion rates as a result of Colorado's initiative to reduce unintended pregnancy. Among other things, the initiative ensured that women in Colorado got access to the most effective forms of contraception.

The 11 Hottest Ice Cream Shops in the U.S.

Zagat | July 6, 2015 | Taste
Summer is back again and that can only mean one thing -- it's time to indulge in a whole lot of ice cream.
The Outbound Collective

America's Best 20 Hikes

The Outbound Collective | July 1, 2015 | Travel
Distance: 3.2 miles round trip; Elevation gain: 1,050 ft.
Barack Obama

A Hard Day's Work Deserves a Fair Day's Pay

Barack Obama | June 30, 2015 | Politics
Right now, too many Americans are working long days for less pay than they deserve. That's partly because we've failed to update overtime regulations for years -- and an exemption meant for highly paid, white collar employees now leaves out workers making as little as $23,660 a year -- no matter how many hours they work.
Jason Salzman

Conservatives Bash Gays (Again)

Jason Salzman | June 29, 2015 | Denver
Reporters covering the Western Conservative Summit, a gathering that attracted 4,000 people to the Colorado Convention Center over the weekend, did a good job spotlighting the gay bashing that permeated the event.
Adam Phillips

An Evangelical Minister Explains Marriage to Rick Santorum, Dr. Moore and Mike Huckabee

Adam Phillips | June 29, 2015 | Religion
When it comes to marriage equality in the United States, the church too often has been on the wrong side of history.
Travel + Leisure

Top 10 Outlandish Ice Cream Sandwiches to Eat This Summer (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | June 29, 2015 | Taste
Your inner kid would go gangbusters for one of these ten.

America's Most Amazing Meals for $10 or Less

CheapTickets | June 29, 2015 | Taste
We scoured North America for bargain-priced, refreshingly creative plates, and found 11, all 10 bucks or under.
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Ecstasy and Despair on This Historic Day

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | June 28, 2015 | Religion
I am rejoicing today, and ecstatic that in the years to come, the love that I share with my husband and the love that millions of other LGBT Americans experience will be honored and that LGBT people will have gained dignity and justice at last.
The Kitchn

What It's Really Like to Cook on a Food Stamp Budget

The Kitchn | June 26, 2015 | Taste
For many people, the difficulties start before stepping foot in the store.
Sarah R. Boonin

Dear Supreme Court, Our Daughter Is Watching

Sarah R. Boonin | June 25, 2015 | Gay Voices
There are countless gay couples who, by virtue of their zip codes, have sat on the sidelines of this revolution. Send a message that families like ours have value.
U.S. News Travel

10 After-Dark Activities to Experience This Summer

U.S. News Travel | June 26, 2015 | Travel
From stargazing parties to desert garden flashlight tours to evening turtle walks, there's a lot that can be done and enjoyed only at night.

These Are the Busiest Airports for the 4th of July | June 25, 2015 | Travel
Airfare is only about 4 percent cheaper this year, but travelers will still be out in full force. So Hopper decided to analyze what this year's Fourth of July travel patterns will look like by calculating which airports will have the biggest influx of travelers arriving and departing.
Arianna Huffington

My Q and A With William Dement, a True Sleep Studies Pioneer

Arianna Huffington | June 25, 2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. William C. Dement, a professor at the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, is considered the father of sleep medicine. In answer to my questions, he spoke about his early interest in sleep studies, the scientists who inspired him and how the study of sleep has evolved over half a century. Here is a transcript of our conversation.

Where to Find Your Favorite Foreign Cuisine in the States

Culture-ist | June 30, 2015 | Taste
Don't miss your chance to dine on delicacies you didn't even know you were craving.
Adam Phillips

An Evangelical Pastor At His First Pride Parade

Adam Phillips | June 24, 2015 | Religion
I am sorry for the legions of people who have said, done and prayed unimaginable, exclusionary and degrading things in the name of God. I am convinced beyond a doubt God loves each and every part of us as we are created, including our sexual identities.

The Most Beautiful Places In The Country

Thrillist | June 25, 2015 | Travel
There's a reason that song they play during the seventh-inning stretch at baseball games isn't called "America the Mediocre."
Shan Wells

American Swastika.

Shan Wells | June 24, 2015 | Denver
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