Q&A: Drones might help explain how tornadoes form

DENVER | Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now, they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how tornadoes form. Read more

Theater shooting victim's parents sue ammo seller

DENVER (AP) — The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing four online retailers of improperly... Read more

As NORAD Tracks Santa, critics track NORAD

DENVER— The U.S. and Canadian military will entertain millions of kids again this Christmas Eve with second-by-second updates on Santa's global whereabouts. But there's something new this year: public criticism. Read more

Colo. shooting lawyers tussle over sanity evidence

CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are battling over what evidence can be admitted during James Holmes' murder trial - all in an attempt to build up or tear down the case that he was insane. Read more

Wildland firefighters win federal health benefits

DENVER — President Barack Obama will make federal health insurance available to about 8,000 temporary wildland firefighters, a White House official said Tuesday. Read more

Public to get 1st close look at big Colo. wildfire

DENVER — Reporters covering northern Colorado's massive wildfire were kept out of areas that have been evacuated for 11 days — an unusual restriction even for this state, where local officials have extensive powers at fire scenes and journalists are usually kept miles from the flames. Read more


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