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.
Calling the actions of a 911 operator "conscience shocking," a federal judge said he would allow a civil rights lawsuit to go forward on behalf of the family of a man gunned down after being told to return to Denver.
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.
A new poll finds that 30 percent of the residents of Colorado and the western United States favor oil and gas drilling on public lands, while 65 percent support protecting wilderness, parks and open space for future generations.