Protests in Brazil against the high cost of living and lavish spending on soccer stadiums ahead of next year’s World Cup have intensified as images of police brutality against peaceful protesters spread on social networks.
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has downgraded additional mandatory evacuation areas, allowing more people who have been in limbo because of the Black Forest fire to go home for the first time in a week. The newest area opened at 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Some Colorado anglers reserve their fishing rods for the right high-mountain streams or tucked-away rivers in the foothills. But not Ronnie Crawford. "I probably fish the Platte right here in town five, six times a week," Crawford said recently as he cast a spinner into the South Platte River's surprisingly clear water.