World News

I-70 closed through Glenwood Canyon due to mudslides, flash-flood threat

Interstate 70 is once again closed through Glenwood Canyon due to mudslides and flash-flood concerns. The Colorado Department of Transportation announced the closure before 9 p.m. on Tuesday and it remains closed Wednesday morning. The roadway is closed at Exit 87 (West Rifle), Exit 109 (Canyon Creek), Exit 116 (Glenwood Springs) and Exit 133 (Dotsero), […]

World News

Westminster police Chief Tim Carlson on leave as as city investigates workplace environment

Westminster police Chief Tim Carlson is taking a paid leave of absence as the city investigates concerns raised about the police department’s workplace environment. In a letter addressed to the public, City Manager Donald M. Tripp wrote Monday that the city has asked a third-party consultant to assist its human resources department to “conduct a […]

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COVID-19: Moderna and Pfizer coronavirus vaccines linked to mild heart inflammation but benefits still outweigh risks

The Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna jabs have been linked to cases of mild heart inflammation – but the benefits still outweigh the risks, according to European and UK health agencies. Myocarditis – inflammation of the heart muscle – and pericarditis – inflammation of the lining around the heart – have been observed in a small number […]

Business

Here are the antitrust arguments against Facebook and why a judge rejected them.

A federal judge on Monday eviscerated arguments in two antitrust suits against Facebook — one filed by the Federal Trade Commission, and the other by attorneys general from 46 states and the District of Columbia and Guam. The judge, James E. Boasberg of U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, said the federal government […]

Business

Chico’s FAS Narrows Losses and Shows Signs of Recovery

Chico’s FAS is starting to show signs of a comeback — but activist investors don’t think it’s fast enough.  The Fort Myers, Fla.-based retailer — parent company to the Chico’s, White House Black Market, Soma and TellTale brands — revealed quarterly earnings Tuesday morning before the market opened, improving on top-line revenues across the entire […]

Analysis & Comment

Opinion | How to Love America

Like you, I’m sure, I love America, but the love has changed. I started out with the child version: America is the greatest and most powerful country on earth. That emotion doesn’t generally survive into adulthood, especially in times like these. That kind of patriotism tends to play down shameful truths. It tends to bloat […]

Business

Chico’s FAS Loses $360 Million In 2020

Chico’s FAS continues to register losses.  The Fort Myers, Fla.-based retailer — parent company to the Chico’s, White House Black Market, Soma and TellTale brands — revealed quarterly and full-year 2020 earnings results early Tuesday morning, falling short on top and bottom lines and logging a $360 million loss for the year. Shares of Chico’s […]

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US election: Most Americans don’t care about conspiracies, so how did ‘Stop the Steal’ fuel a riot?

OPINION: The 2020 US election, which delivered a resounding victory to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, was free and fair. The results of the election were scrutinised by officials, challenged legally, and eventually certified state-by-state. The head of the Department of Justice (appointed by outgoing President Donald J. Trump) said there was […]

Politics

A prominent Southern Baptist calls on Trump to step down.

Russell Moore, the head of the Southern Baptist Convention’s influential public-policy arm, is joining the calls for President Trump to resign. “There are 12 dangerous days for our country left,” Mr. Moore wrote in a Twitter post addressed to the president on Friday morning. “Could you please step down and let our country heal?” Mr. […]

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Caviar for the masses? China certainly thinks so

Caviar was the traditional delicacy of the Caspian Sea but these days production has a new headquarters: China.  Qiandao (Thousand Island) lake lies 220 miles south of Shanghai. Fringed with mountains, it is a popular holiday spot for Chinese residents fleeing the summer heat of the city. But it is also home to Kaluga Queen, […]