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Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct

By: Andrew Dalton

LOS ANGELES — The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the wake of the huge wave of revelations spurred by allegations against Harvey Weinstein. A statement Friday announced...

Colorado State Rams vs. Marshall Thundering Herd live blog: Real-time updates from the New Mexico Bowl

By: The Denver Post

Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the Colorado State Rams game against the Marshall Thundering Herd during the New Mexico Bowl at Dreamstyle Stadium in Albuquerque, N.M., on Dec. 16, 2017. Mobile users, if you can’t see the live blog, tap here. (function(d, s, id) {var js,ijs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//embed.scribblelive.com/widgets/embed.js";ijs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, ijs);}(document,...

Ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright charged with murder in 2010 death

By: Adrian Sainz

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Authorities say the ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been charged with first-degree murder in his death more than seven years ago. Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings said Saturday that Sherra Wright has been charged in the death of her ex-husband, a Memphis native who...

Denver Public Schools bus system leaves many students at the curb

By: Monte Whaley

Denver’s 92,000 public K-12 students have more than 200 schools from which to choose when considering the best academic fit — a variety hailed nationwide. But critics say Denver Public Schools’ transportation system unfairly narrows those options for thousands of families. “DPS is frequently held up as a national example...

Sunnyside neighborhood wakes Saturday morning to a water main break

By: Danika Worthington

A water main break in the Sunnyside neighborhood forced street closures Saturday morning. West 44th Avenue is closed in both directions between Clay and Zuni streets, according to a Denver Police Department tweet sent at 7:37 a.m. The police advised drivers to seek alternate routes. It is not clear at...

Six things Colorado should know about the Republican tax bill

By: Mark K. Matthews

WASHINGTON — U.S. House and Senate Republicans on Friday night revealed the details of their $1.5 trillion plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code — an unveiling that comes just days before both chambers are set to vote on the massive proposal and more than likely send it to the...

Ask Amy: Friend feels trapped by gift-giving pals

By: Amy Dickinson

Dear Amy: I have been friends with three women since we were 13 years old. We are all nearing 50 now. It has always been tradition for us to get together for birthdays and Christmas, and we give gifts to one another for those occasions. In the past few years,...

Newberry: Smooth on the field, Derek Jeter struggles in front office

By: Paul Newberry

Derek Jeter, The Player, glided through two decades in the Big Apple. His charisma made it all look so effortless, a beloved figure who could seemingly do no wrong, even in the media cauldron that is New York City. Which makes Derek Jeter, The Baseball Executive, all the more baffling....

North Korea unmoved as world unites against its nuke ambitions

By: Edith M. Lederer

UNITED NATIONS — North Korea’s friends and enemies joined forces Friday in opposing its determination to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state and calling on leader Kim Jong Un to negotiate the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula — but the North gave no sign of budging on its nuclear...

2 rare sea lion attacks shut down cove in San Francisco Bay

By: Olga R. Rodriguez

SAN FRANCISCO — Two unusual sea lion attacks in a San Francisco Bay cove led authorities to close the popular area to swimmers Friday as officials try to determine the reason for the aggressive behavior. A sea lion bit a man in the groin area Friday as he swam in...

CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity

By: The Washington Post

By Lena H. Sun and Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post Trump administration officials are forbidding officials at the nation’s top public health agency from using a list of seven words or phrases – including “fetus” and “transgender” – in any official documents being prepared for next year’s budget. Policy analysts...

Grand jury: Penn State showed “shocking apathy” to drinking

By: The Associated Press

By Marc Levy, The Associated Press BELLEFONTE, Pa. — A grand jury’s report in the wake of a fraternity pledge’s drinking death said Friday that Penn State officials displayed “a shocking apathy” to dangers from excessive drinking and that its inaction allowed criminal acts to occur. Penn State strongly objected...