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Nation May 13State Department told to revisit sexual listing on passports
Under a ruling from a federal appeals court, the U.S. State Department is once again being ordered to consider whether to grant an intersex person a passport that does not specify a gender.
Nation Nov 27U.S. travelers brace for a snowy Thanksgiving
Wintry storms, including a “bomb cyclone” weather phenomenon affecting California and Oregon, are expected to cause difficulties for holiday travelers throughout much of the country.
Nation Apr 17Woman who threatened schools ahead of Columbine anniversary found dead
Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader said the 18-year-old was discovered by the FBI with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Education Feb 14Denver strike ends with teacher raises of up to 11 percent
The key sticking point of variable performance pay system for those working in tougher environments will be studied to determine if they help retain teachers in schools, the teachers' union said.
Nation Feb 12Striking Denver teachers resume negotiations with school district
The meeting, facilitated by a federal mediator, was the first time the sides met since talks broke down over the weekend.
Education Feb 11Denver teachers go on strike after failing to reach pay deal
The school district said schools will remain open during the strike and will be staffed by administrators and substitute teachers. However, the district has canceled classes for 5,000 preschool children because it doesn't have the staff to take care of…
Nation Jun 12Extreme fire danger forces another national forest to close
Extreme fire danger prompted officials to shut down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado's most stunning mountains in a region that attracts tourists from around the world, a rare tactic also being used in neighboring states as the…
Nation Apr 20The Columbine shooting was 19 years ago today. Here’s how students are marking the anniversary
A planned national high school walkout for gun control on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting Friday won't include student protests at the Colorado school that changed the way the nation viewed shootings.
Politics Aug 23Court weighs whether Kansas voters must prove their citizenship
Kansas wants the court to overturn a ruling by a federal judge in May that temporarily blocked the state from disenfranchising people who registered at motor vehicle offices but didn't provide documents such as birth certificates or naturalization papers.