Airpocalypse, a sleek, color-coded app, provides weather conditions in Chinese cities, shows air quality measurements and, perhaps most important, “shares your excitement” on clear days and “feels your pain” on smoggy ones.
The release of Canadian diplomatic cables has cast new light on the military crackdown in Beijing, but one assertion in them — that top Chinese officials asked the Swiss ambassador about transferring large sums abroad — has been disputed.
State legislators Wednesday began grappling with the hot-button issue of how Colorado tests it students, hearing from a task force that struggled to find ways to reduce the burden without compromising on holding schools and districts accountable.
Moments before opening fire on a car full of teenagers, two Denver police officers asked several times for those inside to get out after learning the car had been reported stolen, Police Chief Robert White said Wednesday.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan was studying the latest message purportedly from the Islamic State group, which extends the deadline for Jordan's release of an Iraqi prisoner, while officials worked feverishly Thursday to try to free a Japanese journalist held by the militant group.
Avalanche coach Patrick Roy adjusted to the loss of his top defenseman, Erik Johnson, by plugging Zach Redmond into Johnson's spot in the top pairing with veteran Jan Hejda in Tuesday night's road game against the Nashville Predators.