The European Commission’s new president, Jean-Claude Juncker, comfortably survived a no-confidence vote on Thursday that was prompted by news that Luxembourg had lured multinational businesses with super-low tax rates during his period as its prime minister.
At least 13 prisoners died of drug overdoses after inmates stormed a prison infirmary during protests organized to demand better living conditions, the government said Thursday, but activists questioned the official version and said the death toll could be far higher.
As he stepped to the microphone at an event for the nation's governors outside Denver earlier this month, Gov. John Hickenlooper interjected an answer to a question no one asked. "And no, I'm not running," he said.
After the roughest year of her young life, Amy Ellis stood in line at the Colorado Convention Center with hundreds of people for a Thanksgiving feast served by the Salvation Army and prepared at the Denver jail.
Tip No. 1 for Black Friday shoppers: Don't wait until Black Friday. Yes, shopping on Thanksgiving evening is an abomination. A sacrilege. An affront to the sanctity of families and holiday spirit. So what will it be: holiday spirit or a great deal on a big TV?