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City Seizes Family Dog Of 10 Years, Alleging He May Be Part Wolf

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 03.15.2017 | Crime

A Colorado family is heartbroken after animal control officers seized their dog of 10 years, alleging the canine may be part wolf. Owning wolf hybrids...

This Guy Proposed Under The Northern Lights And The Pics Are Spectacular

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 03.10.2017 | Weddings

You couldn’t ask for a proposal backdrop more jaw-dropping than this. On March 6, Dale Sharpe popped the question to Karlie Russell, his girlfriend ...

Bolshoi's Youngest Prima Ballerina To Star In 'Sleeping Beauty'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.17.2017 | Arts

You know the story. The lovely Princess Aurora, cursed by the evil Carabosse, falls into a deep slumber on her 16th birthday. Only true love’s kiss ...

Planned Parenthood Will 'Fight Like Hell' To Stop Republican Health Care Cuts

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.06.2017 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Planned Parenthood funding has long been a target of Republicans, who are upset that the organization offers abortion services, even though federal funds cannot be used by law to provide abortion.

Little-Known Race Deserves More of the Spotlight

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.28.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It's great to see a few of our city's big bad news outlets (CPR, Denver Post, Fox 31 Denver, and KMGH-TV Denver 7) finally getting around to covering ...

A Newspaper Shouldn't Be a Cheerleader for a Politician

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.27.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

"Good for Mike Coffman." That's the first line of an August Denver Post editorial, and, as it turns out, an excellent summation of the The Post ed...

Coffman Doesn't Make an Ad when He Votes Against Planned Parenthood

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.18.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The Olympics are making lots of people think again about the Zika virus, and this, in turn, should give Rep. Mike Coffman a small slice of the media s...

Aurora with Planned Parenthood Defunded

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.17.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman told reporters again this week how he's standing up for "vulnerable and underserved" people who need health care. But as they ...

Wild Light Show, Strange Sounds Coming From Jupiter

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.01.2016 | Science

Jupiter is putting on quite a show -- with both sound and light. A new Hubble image shows a stunning light show, capturing an aurora display on the ...

Inaction Cannot Be An Option

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 06.17.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Since 1963 more than 176,000 children have died from gun violence in America — over three times more than all the soldiers killed in action in the Vietnam War and every external conflict since. Our children have a right to grow up in a caring and decent society that protects their right to live and learn in safety.

Venus Rises Behind The Aurora In Stunning Time-Lapse Filmed From Space

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.30.2016 | Science

Tim Peake's time in space is coming to an end. But it looks as if the British astronaut is making the most of the three weeks he has left on board the...

Jury: Cinemark Theater Chain Not Liable In 2012 Colorado Movie Massacre

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.19.2016 | Crime

DENVER (Reuters) - The owners of a Colorado movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people during the screening of a Batman film in 2012 are not liable...

Exit interview: Greg Moore Leaves The Denver Post After 14 Years As Editor

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.01.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Greg Moore leaves The Denver Post today after 14 years as editor. Under his leadership, the newspaper won numerous awards, including a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the Aurora theater shooting.

7 Awesome Images of Light from 2015

Kimberly K. Arcand | Posted 02.04.2017 | Science
Kimberly K. Arcand

We are intimately connected with light in countless ways. From the practical (think of life without photosynthesis or heat from the Sun) to the convenient (modern technologies ranging from communication to health), light is part of our every day lives in a host of different ways.

Thank You, Mr. President, for Executive Actions to Prevent Gun Violence

Lonnie and Sandy Phillips | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics
Lonnie and Sandy Phillips

President Obama has taken the moral high ground when others would not. He has listened to the American people who are crying out for the carnage to stop when Congress would not. He has decided to be on the right side of history when others would not. He has decided to save lives when other leaders would not.

We Lost Our Daughter to a Mass Shooter: Here's What We Want to Know From Democratic Candidates

Lonnie and Sandy Phillips | Posted 10.13.2016 | Politics
Lonnie and Sandy Phillips

We don't understand why a presidential contender like Senator Bernie Sanders voted in favor of a law called the Protection of Legal Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA), which gun lobbyists wrote to prevent people like us from holding gun dealers accountable in court.

End Gun Violence by Repealing Not Enacting Legislation

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 08.28.2016 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

I have no doubt that some additional legislation, such as background checks, will help stem the tide of this endless gun violence. But the real answer is in repealing existing legislation -- the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act.

Brauchler Wanted Murderer's Parents to Beg Him to Spare Their Son's Life

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.10.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Brauchler denied this, but there he was leveling his harshest tone and barbs on conservative talk radio, home base of the Republican Party, on the morning after the verdict. You respect Brauchler for taking questions about the case, but why jump on conservative talk radio circuit and sound like a conservative talk-radio host?

Super-Intense Auroras Discovered On Strange Alien World

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 07.31.2015 | Science

For the first time ever, the celestial light shows known as auroras have been detected outside our solar system. The auroras were detected not on an e...

You Know That Waxy Turquoise And Purple Cup That's So '90s? Meet Its Genius Designer

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.26.2015 | Good News

You may not know its name, but we know you've seen the classic squiggly design that's most recognizable from paper cups. Yeah, you know what we're...

Prosecutors Oppose Moving Theater Shooting Trial

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2015 | Crime

By Keith Coffman DENVER, March 30 (Reuters) - Prosecutors in the Colorado cinema massacre case oppose a request by lawyers defending ...

LOOK: Stunning Auroras Seen By Skywatchers Around The World

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.23.2015 | Science

Along with astronauts aboard the International Space Station, skywatchers around the world were treated to a stunning light show on St. Patrick's Day-...

Hearing Set For Suspect In Jewish Site Shootings

Associated Press | Posted 12.18.2014 | Crime

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A white supremacist who admits killing three people outside two suburban Kansas City Jewish sites is set to appear in court for ...

7 Facts About Aurora, Colorado's Breed Ban Before Tuesday's Vote

Brent Toellner | Posted 01.03.2015 | Denver
Brent Toellner

Tuesday, voters in Aurora, Colorado will have the opportunity to repeal the city's 9-year-old breed ban. The city has discussed the potential repeal multiple times since the law's inception and finally decided to take the repeal idea to the voters.

Terrorism, Ottawa, and the New Normal

Daniel Wagner | Posted 12.23.2014 | Home
Daniel Wagner

As shocked as many Canadians, and much of the world, are about the shootings that occurred in Ottawa yesterday, they really shouldn't be.