Train sees a slow finish to season

SILVERTON — What started as a strong season for the The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in May has lost steam, and train ridership is now about flat with the 2011 season.“It’s been a...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Ryan: ‘We have better ideas’

FORT COLLINS — With a Powerpoint presentation and a question-and-answer session, Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan’s visit Wednesday seemed at times more like a college seminar than...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

‘Personhood’ backers sue for ballot slot

DENVER — Sponsors of the anti-abortion Personhood amendment sued the state Thursday, claiming they were unfairly denied a spot on the November ballot.The proposed amendment to the state...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

WTC memorial magnificent, but at a steep price

NEW YORK — With its huge reflecting pools, ringed by waterfalls and skyscrapers, and a cavernous underground museum still under construction, the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum at the World...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Questions and answers on the 9/11 war crimes trial

The U.S. is for a second time attempting to prosecute five prisoners held at the Navy base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for planning and aiding the Sept. 11 attacks, charging them with war crimes in a...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Art by children of 9/11 attacks shown at Pentagon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Large-scale artworks created by children who lost parents or siblings in the 9/11 attacks are being shown together for the first time at the Pentagon.The exhibit is part of the...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

9/11 families get $80 million in scholarships

NEW YORK (AP) — A private fund says it has awarded $80 million in college scholarships to children, spouses and domestic partners of Sept. 11 victims.Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund said...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Tough task for those compensating ill 9/11 workers

NEW YORK — Sheila Birnbaum is known in legal circles across New York as the “queen of torts” for her prowess in sorting out complicated cases. But she may be up against her most daunting task to...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

9/11 museum offers guide to aid commemorations

NEW YORK (AP) — The Sept. 11 museum at ground zero is offering a hand on planning commemorations elsewhere as the anniversary of the terror attacks approaches.The National September 11 Memorial &...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Sept. 11 — 11th anniversary

It’s been 11 years since the devastating terrorist attacks on the United States.Inside are stories from the Associated Press and its Sept. 11 content package.

DATE: Sept. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Gunman in custody in theater massacre

AURORA, Colo. — A gunman wearing a gas mask and black SWAT gear hurled a gas canister inside a crowded movie theater during a midnight showing of the new Batman movie Friday and then opened fire,...

DATE: July 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

‘Geotourism’ plan years in development

It’s no secret the Four Corners is a treasure trove of history and culture. But many sites are isolated and receive little publicity, and finding them can be a challenge.A new partnership between...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World