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    May 30, 2014   BY Justin Scuiletti 

    A baker in a suburb of Denver must make wedding cakes for same-sex couples despite his religious objections, the Colorado Civil Rights Commission ruled Friday.

    Jack Phillips, owner of the Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado, refused to make a wedding cake for gay couple Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig in July 2012. Phillips, a devout Christian, cited religious objections in his refusal, which the commission said were overruled by Colorado’s anti-discrimination laws that prevents businesses from refusing service due to customer sexual orientation. Continue reading

  • School Shooting
    December 13, 2013  

    In our news wrap Friday, a student killed himself and shot two others with a shotgun at Arapahoe High School in suburban Denver. Authorities have not identified the gunman. Also, a man was arrested in Kansas on suspicion he was plotting a suicide attack on an airport in Wichita on behalf of al-Qaida. Continue reading

  • October 4, 2012  

    Daily Download’s Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz talk with Margaret Warner about the explosion of Twitter use during the first presidential debate, the use of Google by viewers to research aspects of the candidates’ arguments, the most frequently mentioned terms on Facebook, and Xbox’s decision to stream the debate to players. Continue reading

  • October 3, 2012  

    In the first presidential debate, held in Denver, Colo., and moderated by NewsHour’s Jim Lehrer, Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama presented their cases primarily on domestic policy issues, including tax cuts or increases, job creation, education improvements and health care reform. Continue reading

  • October 3, 2012  

    Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill and Christina Bellantoni discuss the candidates’ performances in the first debate with NewsHour’s political analysts David Brooks and Mark Shields. For Shields and Brooks, the most interesting part of the debate were the topics the candidates did not bring up and the comments that went unchallenged. Continue reading

  • July 27, 2012  

    Lawyers defending alleged shooter James Holmes stated Holmes sent a notebook with violent drawings of a mass killing to Lynne Fenton, a psychiatrist and schizophrenia expert, who met with Holmes in weeks prior to the shootings. Margaret Warner talks to Washington Post’s Carol Leonnig about how mental health will affect the case. Continue reading

  • May 28, 2012  

    Called Boots to Suits, a new University of Colorado, Denver mentoring program hopes to tackle a handful of stumbling blocks for veterans returning to civilian life, such as finishing college and entering the work force. Ray Suarez reports. Continue reading

  • November 17, 2011   BY Tom LeGro 

    He may be the biggest name in American art history that you’ve never heard of, but a new museum in Denver is hoping to change that. Clyfford Still was one of the country’s leading abstract expressionists of the 20th century, along with Jackson Pollock, Willem De Kooning and Mark Rothko. Continue reading

  • June 30, 2011  

    As many as 96,000 people are estimated to die every year from an infection or a medical mistake after going into the hospital. And almost all of those deaths are preventable. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports from a Denver hospital that has the lowest mortality rate of any academic medical center in the country. Continue reading

  • March 16, 2011   BY Rebecca Jacobson  

    Last year, the NewsHour profiled a mobile clinic for the homeless that was about to close due to budget cuts. Now, after months of searching for funding, the clinic is back on the streets. Continue reading

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