A foreigner who apparently struck a pedestrian in Beijing with his scooter was first the subject of sympathy on the Chinese internet, then became a target of vitriol by millions, and now faces a fine and deportation. It was just the latest case of the whirlwind rush to judgment and a tendency to stake out extremes frequently seen in Chinese cyberspace. […]
More than 200 supporters of rooftop-generated solar energy demonstrated Wednesday against an Xcel Energy proposal they say would lower the amount of credit the company awards users for putting power on the grid.
In the months that Gov. John Hickenlooper has visited dozens of counties damaged by September's historic floods, he has found himself in a potentially enviable position for a politician seeking re-election.
Colorado's parole officers are reaching out to prisoners in solitary confinement as they're released from prison, and every prison will have a dedicated parole officer to work with offenders, corrections officials said Wednesday.