March 5, 2013 8:00 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - At the noon daily mass at Saint Mary's Cathedral, parishioners come to quietly pray and worship in a custom that has spanned centuries and continents.
As church leaders in Rome begin the process of electing a new Pope, Bishop Michael Sheridan says 150,000 or so members... more »
November 7, 2012 10:06 AM
Stocks are opening sharply lower on Wall Street following the presidential election and dire warnings from Europe that a broad recession there is now all but certain. Index futures had been higher early Wednesday but reversed course after the European Union slashed its growth forecast for next year, sending European... more »
September 25, 2012 7:25 PM
The U.S. seems to be a hot spot for international companies! We found out why many of them have their eyes on places like Pueblo. Out of all the international companies wanting to take root in the U.S., many of them are European.
"We really do believe that's partly... more »
June 6, 2012 1:58 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- An early 200-point charge turned the Dow Jones industrial average positive for the year following a dismal stretch in May.
The Dow surged 211 points to 12,340 shortly after noon Eastern. That's an increase of 1.7 percent.
All 30 Dow stocks were higher, led... more »
February 19, 2012 2:34 PM
DENVER (AP) - After seven years of decline, coal production in Colorado increased 10.4 percent in 2011 to nearly 28 million tons as companies tapped into new markets abroad. The state Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety says employment at Colorado's 10 mines also rose 12 percent to 2,363 in... more »
September 23, 2011 1:43 PM
Colorado Congressman Mike Coffman has submitted a plan to trim $103 billion dollars in defense spending over the next decade to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. The plan achieves most of the cost savings, around $90 billion, by reducing 100,000 active duty positions and increasing the number of... more »
August 5, 2011 5:26 AM
BERLIN (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is holding a telephone conference with French President Nicolas Sarkozy today as stock markets around the world continue to slide on a combination of worries over the U.S. economy and Europe's debt crisis.
Germany's ARD broadcaster reports that the conference will also... more »
July 8, 2011 3:20 PM
ATLANTA (AP) - Health officials have confirmed the first American death tied to the food poisoning outbreak in Europe.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said lab tests show an Arizona man was infected with the same E. coli bacteria blamed for the outbreak centered in... more »
June 4, 2011 12:32 AM
ATLANTA (AP) - Four people in the U.S. were apparently sickened by the food poisoning outbreak in Europe, health officials said Friday. Three are hospitalized with a serious complication.
All four were in northern Germany in May. Though they didn't stay at the same hotel or eat at the... more »
October 4, 2010 10:36 AM
Europe has reclaimed the Ryder Cup, winning a thriller that went down to the final singles match.
The Americans rallied from a three-point deficit to tie the score, bringing the title down to the 12th match. But U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell made a clutch birdie putt at the... more »
October 3, 2010 9:51 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is warning Americans about potential terrorist threats in Europe and urging U.S. citizens to be extra vigilant when they're in public places such as tourist spots and transportation hubs. The State Department on Sunday came out with a travel alert for Europe that advises... more »
August 30, 2010 9:59 AM
The International Air Transport Association says 47 major carriers it monitors to assess the industry's financial health reported a net profit of $3.9 billion in the second quarter.
The results contrast with the $881 million net loss posted by carriers a year earlier.
IATA says airlines in North... more »
August 17, 2010 11:48 AM
A highly respected and well-connected member of the Colorado Springs community has ended his own life. Dr. Ted Eastburn's body was discovered at 7:45 Tuesday morning in his office at Memorial Hospital. Eastburn was a former city councilman, cardiologist, faculty member at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and... more »
June 3, 2010 6:10 PM
Computer models show oil leaking from a damaged well in the Gulf of Mexico could wind up on the East Coast and even get carried on currents across the Atlantic Ocean toward Europe.
The National Center for Atmospheric Research models showed Thursday that oil could enter the Gulf's loop... more »
May 17, 2010 8:30 AM
Britain's two major international airports reopened to some flights today after a no-fly zone was imposed because of a dense cloud of drifting volcanic ash from Iceland. And Europe's air traffic management agency says it appears the cloud is beginning to disperse.
Britain's National Air Traffic Service says London's... more »
May 13, 2010 9:06 AM
If you're heading to Europe soon--good news--flights over Europe and the North Atlantic have returned to normal after ash spewing from an Icelandic volcano caused widespread disruptions this week.
The European air traffic management agency says patches of high ash concentrations in the Atlantic are clear of the routes... more »
May 10, 2010 4:43 PM
Are you addicted to Chipotle's steak burritos--extra pico de gallo, of-course-I-want-guacamole! Good news--now you can travel to Europe without going through withdrawal.
Chipotle Mexican Grill opened its first European restaurant, in London. The store opened Monday.
The Denver-based fast-casual burrito, taco and salad chain says it's looking for... more »
April 27, 2010 9:01 AM
The European Union says it will move quickly to alleviate the economic impact on civil aviation by last week's volcanic ash cloud, which may have caused economic damage of up to euro 2.5 billion ($3.3 billion). EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas says the EU is working on a package of... more »
April 21, 2010 10:56 AM
Airliners are gradually reoccupying the skies over Europe after massive disruptions due to ash from an erupting volcano in Iceland.
Germany's air traffic controllers say they've reopened the country's airspace today. London's Heathrow airport, Europe's busiest, has also reopened, delivering rays of hope to stranded travelers.
Officials say... more »
April 20, 2010 10:13 AM
Limited flights are resuming at Paris airports and Switzerland has reopened its airspace after five days blocked by ash from Iceland's volcano. The first commercial flight out of Charles de Gaulle since Thursday is heading to New York's JFK Airport. Others are scheduled for San Francisco, Algiers and other faraway... more »
April 15, 2010 11:35 AM
Air traffic across much of Europe is grounded today by an ash cloud from a volcano in Iceland.
Thousands of flights have been canceled, with tens of thousands of people stranded. Officials say it's not clear when it will be safe enough to fly again. One scientist says the... more »
January 29, 2010 10:07 AM
Toyota Motor Corp. says it has figured out how to fix a problem with sticking accelerator pedals and will update employees with details.
The company said in an e-mail to workers Thursday night that it presented a remedy to federal regulators.
The e-mail obtained by The Associated Press... more »
January 27, 2010 1:45 PM
One analyst says it's an "extremely serious" problem for Toyota -- because it's suspending sales on the very models of cars that it had been "preparing to sell in big numbers."
Toyota says it's stopping sales of some of its top-selling models to fix gas pedals that could stick.... more »
December 20, 2009 7:44 AM
Europe is getting an early and deadly taste of winter's bitter cold. In Poland, overnight temperatures fell as low as minus 4 Fahrenheit and 15 people froze to death around the country. Police are asking people to alert them if they come across homeless or drunken people lying outdoors. Since... more »
November 20, 2009 11:00 AM
Police say a gang in the Peruvian jungle has been killing people and draining fat from the corpses to sell on the black market for use in cosmetics, although medical experts say they doubt a major market for fat exists.
Three suspects confessed to killing five people, but the... more »
October 13, 2009 10:48 AM
Members of the Norwegian committee that gave Barack Obama the Nobel Peace Prize are strongly defending their choice against a storm of criticism that the award was premature and a potential liability for the U.S. president.
Asked to comment on the uproar following Friday's announcement, four members of the... more »
October 2, 2009 12:15 PM
The European Union says the United States should join it in stumping up cash to help poor developing nations to cope with climate change. Sweden's finance minister says Europe wanted the U.S. to "also put their weight behind the issue" ahead of global talks in December on a new pact... more »
September 23, 2009 11:21 AM
A sharply divided European Union failed Tuesday to protect the threatened bluefin tuna, as the bloc's Mediterranean nations refused to back even a temporary a ban on catching the fish prized by sushi aficionados.
The EU's executive commission urged EU governments to agree to a temporary ban until the... more »
September 18, 2009 11:12 AM
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is defending the administration's new approach to missile defense in Europe, saying it will enhance protection of the U.S. and its NATO allies. In a speech at the Brookings Institution, Clinton disputed critics who assert that President Barack Obama will leave Europe more vulnerable... more »
September 17, 2009 9:29 AM
The Pentagon says the Obama administration is making a "major adjustment" to a European missile defense plan that has been an irritant in relations with Russia. Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell says the plan has been changed to better protect U.S. forces and allies in Europe from Iranian missile attacks. Earlier... more »