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Uber Driver Charged With Sexually Assaulting Unconscious Woman

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.20.2015 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- The Denver district attorney charged an Uber driver on Wednesday with two counts of sexual assault, accusing him of violating an uncons...

Why Being Honest About Drug-Related Risk Might Be the Best Public Health Policy Ever

Adam Winstock | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics
Adam Winstock

While I understand that drug use for some people is unwise (and best avoided) either because of their age, pre-existing health conditions or other vulnerabilities, the decision to use drugs is one that must always be treated with respect.

Chance Encounter Helped Raise $35,000 For A Homeless Father And Son

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 11.09.2015 | Good News

An unexpected meeting has made a world of difference for this father and son.  While in Denver on a tour promoting random acts of kindnes...

Confessions of an Airline PR Man

Bob Schulman | Posted 11.05.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

It's the mid-70s, and I'm the public relations man for a Denver-based airline. I've been told by the top brass that if the press asks about a certain matter, not to admit anything. I think "finesse it" was the way they wanted me to handle it. Sure, like I'd finesse a charging bull.

When College Curricula Fail: 'Who You Gonna Call?'

Eric M. Bledsoe | Posted 10.30.2015 | College
Eric M. Bledsoe

In the first act of 1984's Ghostbusters, the university dean tells our parapsychologist heroes that their funding has been pulled and they have to get off the campus immediately. Dr. Peter Venkman, played by Bill Murray, responds "But the kids love us."

Blitzen Trapper Take Their Magical History Tour 'All Across This Land'

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Since the prestige of being on a major label has significantly decreased anyway, Blitzen Trapper can shift from indies like Sub Pop Records to Vagrant Records without barely batting an eye.

I'm With Stupid: The Lazy Man's Guide to Eating Healthier

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.09.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

What I needed was a lazy way to do the same thing without all the food prep, a way to cheat the system, basically. That's how I came up with my greatest idea yet: the Larabar cleanse.

The 6 Best Spots For Fall Foliage In Colorado

The Outbound Collective | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

Many of us are excited about the arrival of autumn and all that comes with it -- the crisp air, cool temperatures, bluebird days, and perhaps most important of all, mountainsides turning gold. The fall colors in Colorado are very different than many of the places to the east. In Colorado, there is one main color, aspen gold.

WATCH: Denver Strangers Share How to Spread Kindness

HooplaHa | Posted 09.22.2015 | Good News

What makes you a kind stranger? Husband and wife production team Sarah Sellman and Greg Grano want to know. In a new series, Kind Stranger, they are t...

Yes, I Was a Guest at the Grand Hyatt

Blessing Offor | Posted 09.20.2015 | Denver
Blessing Offor

Maybe he thought that successful musicians don't play guitar on benches. Maybe in his mind guests at the Grand Hyatt aren't usually in jeans and a T-shirt. Or maybe, in his mind, guests at the grand Hyatt aren't usually black.

'Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses, Yearning to Breathe Free.' Do We Still Believe It?

Pavan V. Parikh | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics
Pavan V. Parikh

"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to breathe free." So reads The New Colossus, by Emma Lazarus, inscribed on the Statute of Liberty -- that beacon of freedom and opportunity for millions of immigrants arriving at Ellis Island. But do we believe it anymore?

Education With a Disability

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 09.10.2015 | Education
20 Beautiful Women

When you've been in the teaching field for as long as I have, you come to realize that the teachers stick together. It's kind of like a sisterhood or a brotherhood, but you're not just empowering each other -- you're all working together to give kids a great start in life.

This City May Ban Chick-Fil-A Branch Due To Its Anti-Gay History

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.24.2015 | Gay Voices

Chick-fil-A is having some issues getting approval for a new location in Denver, and it's all because of the restaurant chain's anti-gay past.  ...

Push To Permit Pot In Denver Bars Gains Momentum

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics

Backers of a Denver ballot initiative that would allow adults to consume marijuana in some bars and other venues say they have collected more than 10,...

The Mall Is for All

Nathan Woodliff-Stanley | Posted 07.22.2015 | Denver
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley

Simple discomfort is not a justification for violating human rights, calling in the police, or keeping the public out of public spaces.

Charleston, South Carolina Outpaces the Nation in Tech Growth

Lisa Chau | Posted 09.19.2015 | Business
Lisa Chau

In April, I was invited to speak in Charleston's third annual DIG SOUTH -- the Southeast's first and foremost event celebrating the digital economy with over 200 presenters from companies such as Google, Instagram, Twitter, TechCrunch, BuzzFeed, and Inc.

8 Colorado Hot Springs in 8 Days

Tara Fass | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel
Tara Fass

The partaking of Colorado's geothermic gems is no longer on my mind's back burner as it had been there for too many years. This June found me soaking en chapeau in hot spring-hugging meadows dotted with wildflowers and lilacs in bloom; views of snow-capped Rocky Mountains in the distance.

How Is Marijuana Policy Factoring into the Presidential Campaign?

Rob Kampia | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics
Rob Kampia

Setting aside the ability of the cannabis industry to have some degree of impact on the current presidential race, what are the positions of some of the more interesting candidates?

4 Excellent Post-Breakup Road Trips

Shermans Travel | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

After a relationship has tanked to the point of no return, there's nothing quite like getting in the car -- either by yourself or with a bestie or two -- and taking your mind off everything on the open road.

Dad Advice Is the Best Advice

Mark Taylor | Posted 06.20.2015 | Parents
Mark Taylor

My sisters and I could not have asked for a better father in Mr. Taylor, a father who was rightly conservative with his purse strings, but liberal with his two cents. Enjoy his Top 10 expressions for nearly every dilemma.

How Clean Energy Works for Colorado

Bob Keefe | Posted 06.03.2015 | Business
Bob Keefe

Smart clean energy policies like Colorado's percent renewable energy portfolio standard and the now-expired federal production tax credit for wind have created tens of thousands of jobs, attracted billions in new investment and generated serious economic growth in the state.

That One Time I Did Edibles in Public

Brie Berman | Posted 06.03.2015 | Comedy
Brie Berman

To be fair, I'd actually done it a few times in weeks prior and found it to be gentle and relaxing. But apparently, that was just the placebo effect because two hours into dinner, it kicked in. My temperature started rising and everyone in the room was suddenly out for my blood. I felt like a Stark at the Red Wedding.

Your 2015 Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 05.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

This past weekend wasn't just the unofficial start of summer; it's the official start of Pride season. In the coming month the sunlight will not only stay out longer but cities will start flying the rainbow flag to celebrate their LGBT communities.

Mini Pot-Bellied Pigs Ham It Up Visiting Patients With Alzheimer's Disease

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 05.27.2015 | Good News

Pumba and Boris are two mini pot-bellied pigs with one big job. Every weekend, they visit Highline Place in Littleton, Colorado, an assisted livin...

What Has the U.S. Learned from Its Military History

Robert Hardaway | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics
Robert Hardaway

Ever since the American Revolutionary War, a startling statistic has emerged: the U.S. has not lost a single conventional war, but not won even a single guerrilla war. What can be learned from this experience?