During most election years, the electoral map is fairly predictable, except for ten or twelve swing states. But in this year's highly unorthodox race, Hillary Clinton has taken a substantial lead in five of these battlegrounds and is pursuing states…
By Margaret Warner
An unaccustomed air of foreboding hangs over this week's Aspen Security Forum, an annual gathering of the nation's top present and past defense, intelligence, counter-terrorism and diplomatic figures who are focused on protecting the American homeland.
By Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press
Once a swing state in presidential elections, Colorado has teetered on the brink of becoming solidly Democratic. Donald Trump may have pushed it over the edge.
By Brad Turner, Colorado Public Radio
Hester Prynne is one of the great feminist characters in all of literature, says librettist David Mason: full of dignity and courage, in a story that is as relevant today as when it was written.
By Ben Neary, Associated Press
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Donald Trump's presidential campaign has all but thrown in the towel in Wyoming ahead of Saturday's Republican convention.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Senate Republicans vowed Tuesday to issue a subpoena to force the head of the Environmental Protection Agency to appear at a field hearing in Phoenix next week on a toxic mine spill that fouled rivers in three Western states and…
By James Anderson, Associated Press
The father of a man killed in the Colorado movie theater shootings said Tuesday he is running for a state Senate seat so he can bring his personal campaign for middle-class values and gun control to the Legislature.
By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
Abortion and reproductive rights are never far from the nerve in this battleground state, where party affiliation is roughly even between Democrats and Republicans.
By PBS NewsHour
As consumers rush to enroll in the insurance exchanges, one change that's complicating signups is that more than half of the state-run health co-ops -- an alternative to private insurers -- were forced to shut down this year. The government…
In our news wrap Wednesday, Robert Lewis Dear, the man accused of attacking a Planned Parenthood clinic, blurted out that he's guilty during a court hearing. Also, the San Bernardino shooters talked of violence as far back as 2013, according…
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