Pot smoking's been banned from Denver's 16th Street Mall. So why not tobacco? Local civic and business leaders are floating a plan to stop all smoking on the mall, an extension of an ordinance passed last year by the Denver City Council that prohibits the use or display of marijuana on the mall and in city parks.
The world's first spaceship designed for tourists exploded in midair and crashed to the floor of the Mojave Desert on Friday, killing one test pilot, severely injuring another, and leaving the young industry of commercial space travel rattled and heartbroken.
Early votes soared past 15 million across 31 states Friday, an outpouring that is giving hopeful Republicans as well as nervous Democrats cause for optimism in the final weekend of a campaign with control of the Senate, the U.S. House and 36 governorships at stake.