Colorado's recent snow has caused headaches for some; blocking off roads and shutting down schools.
However, skiers and snowboarders aren't too upset; it's the snow they've been waiting for. The stores that keep them stocked up are happy to see it too.
"Definitely a big sigh of relief,"... more »
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The four astronauts who will close out NASA's space shuttle program are at their Florida launch site, eager for a Friday takeoff.
Commander Christopher Ferguson and his crew flew into Kennedy Space Center from Houston on Monday, the Fourth of July. NASA staff handed... more »
Afternoon rain showers are music to the ears of local firefighters, but there's a long ways to go reversing dry conditions. So as we are approaching the Fourth of July, firefighters are getting nervous about fireworks.
"We're going out to ensure compliance with the fire code and the burn... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - This year's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest on Coney Island has a new taste: Nathan's Famous women-only pigout.
Sonya Thomas and nine other women will compete Monday before the men's stomach-churning feast.
Thomas has set a women's world record by stuffing 41... more »
The Fourth of July is over, but temperatures are sizzling hotter than a firecracker over much of the country.
Temperatures reached at least the 90s from Maine to Texas and into the Southwest and Death Valley over the holiday weekend. Now the mid-Atlantic is embarking on a string of... more »
You may be used to seeing "closed" signs in doors on holidays, but in Old Colorado City many are staying open this Fourth of July. Those store owners are hoping to catch some shoppers like the Cadarettes, who came into town from Evergreen.
"We can drive instead of fly... more »
Fourth of July celebrations are going on all weekend long, not just the 4th. At Fort Carson, they're starting a little early.
The Mountain Post celebrated the 4th on the 3rd, at Iron Horse Park. They expected 10,000 people to join in the celebration.
"Just really getting a... more »