Greta Thunberg fails to let Nobel snub affect her as she addresses climate change protesters in Denver: 'I'm not disappointed'
Greta Thunberg fails to let Nobel snub affect her as she addresses climate change protesters in Denver: 'I'm not disappointed'

Hours after the award went to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for his efforts to end two decades of conflict with Eritrea, Thunberg was busy addressing hundreds of supporters gathered in an outdoor amphitheater in Denver, Colorado, on Friday, October 11.

United Airlines flight makes 'emergency landing' after passenger gets trapped in bathroom halfway through the journey
United Airlines flight makes 'emergency landing' after passenger gets trapped in bathroom halfway through the journey

The flight from Washington D.C. to San Francisco was diverted to Denver to assist the passenger who was in the lavatory when the door became inoperative

NFL 2019 WAGs: Ten hottest wives and girlfriends you don't want to miss during NFL's 100th season
NFL 2019 WAGs: Ten hottest wives and girlfriends you don't want to miss during NFL's 100th season

From Kristin Cavallari to Carrie Prejean, these wives and girlfriends are not only smart and talented, they are also drop-dead gorgeous

Ocasio-Cortez brands Electoral College a racist scam, says it 'weighs white voters over voters of color'
Ocasio-Cortez brands Electoral College a racist scam, says it 'weighs white voters over voters of color'

AOC is the latest lawmaker to join a number of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates in calling for the popular vote to be the only parameter to determine who wins the election

Shanann Watts' family faces nonstop 'cruel and heartless' harassment, father begs cyberbullies to 'just stop'
Shanann Watts' family faces nonstop 'cruel and heartless' harassment, father begs cyberbullies to 'just stop'

Shanann was strangled to death by her husband Chris Watts last August when she was pregnant with their third child

Woman slams Denver judge for giving rapist 45 days in jail despite DNA evidence, witness confirming assault
Woman slams Denver judge for giving rapist 45 days in jail despite DNA evidence, witness confirming assault

Denver District Court Judge John Madden sentenced 29-year-old Jared Bates to 45 days behind bars with 5 years of probation for sexually assaulting 31-year-old Maria Crow

Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility
Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility

The 'Blue Lives Matter' flag honoring the law enforcement outside the Colorado detention center was spray-painted with the words 'Abolish ICE'

Disabled veteran facing eviction from Colorado apartment for displaying American flag as it made 'property look undesirable'
Disabled veteran facing eviction from Colorado apartment for displaying American flag as it made 'property look undesirable'

Myles Hoenisch and his wife display a deep sense of love for America as one can find their apartment full of red, white, and blue decorations.

Colorado man found dancing nude in park after killing woman in 134 mph hit-and-run crash sentenced to 30 years
Colorado man found dancing nude in park after killing woman in 134 mph hit-and-run crash sentenced to 30 years

Tyler White pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder and menacing over the incident and will spend the next three decades behind bars.

Dominican Republic deaths: Hard Rock chairman, where two Americans died, blames illnesses on 'different drinking water'
Dominican Republic deaths: Hard Rock chairman, where two Americans died, blames illnesses on 'different drinking water'

The chairman of a hotel chain in the Dominican Republic has suggested that 'different water' is to blame for Americans falling ill abroad, following the mysterious deaths of 13 tourists of the island – including two at his resort.

Bruce Davis, former Manson family member, set to be released on parole after serving 47 years in jail
Bruce Davis, former Manson family member, set to be released on parole after serving 47 years in jail

The 76-year-old was cleared for release following a five-hour parole hearing at the California Men's Colony in San Luis Obispo on Friday morning

Dominican Republic deaths: Denver father-of-two becomes 13th American tourist to die in country under mysterious circumstances
Dominican Republic deaths: Denver father-of-two becomes 13th American tourist to die in country under mysterious circumstances

46-year-old Khalid Adkins suffered kidney failure on Sunday, the day he was expected to fly back to the US after vacationing with his daughter

Colorado school shooter killed classmates because they repeatedly mocked his gender identity, says he wanted 'everyone to suffer'
Colorado school shooter killed classmates because they repeatedly mocked his gender identity, says he wanted 'everyone to suffer'

Written summaries of police interviews with the two suspected shooters portray 16-year-old Alec McKinney as the leader of the attack, enlisting 18-year-old Devon Erickson in the plan to kill the students who bullied McKinney, who identifies as male.

Parents involved in massive brawl at Little League game, as 13-yr-old umpire delivers scathing call: 'Grow the hell up'
Parents involved in massive brawl at Little League game, as 13-yr-old umpire delivers scathing call: 'Grow the hell up'

Over a dozen rival spectators, including women, began fighting after the umpire said one of the players had batted out of order during the match at Westgate Elementary School in Lakewood, Colorado

DNA points to Denver man's involvement in brutal rape and murder of 20-year-old soldier in 1987
DNA points to Denver man's involvement in brutal rape and murder of 20-year-old soldier in 1987

Michael Whyte of Thornton was arrested for the murder of Darlene Krashoc, a 20-year-old soldier who was stationed at Fort Carson outside Colorado Springs

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen who made them NFL champions dies at age 75
Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen who made them NFL champions dies at age 75

Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this year, Bowlen was the first owner in NFL history to have his team win 300 games — including playoffs — in three decades

Kids can now sell lemonade without fear of persecution as Texas Gov. signs bill legalizing children's lemonade stands
Kids can now sell lemonade without fear of persecution as Texas Gov. signs bill legalizing children's lemonade stands

Governor Greg Abbott signed the bill, HB 243, on June 10 which will legalize the occasional sale of lemonade and other nonalcoholic drink stands run by minors on private property

Colorado couple claims they were poisoned at same Dominican Republic resort where three Americans died mysteriously
Colorado couple claims they were poisoned at same Dominican Republic resort where three Americans died mysteriously

Kaylynn Knull and her boyfriend Tom Schwander recalled how violently sick they got after staying at the resort last year and how their symptoms got progressively worse and they had to fly back home midway through their vacation

Columbine High School that serves as 'inspiration' for school shooters may be torn down and rebuilt
Columbine High School that serves as 'inspiration' for school shooters may be torn down and rebuilt

The plan to demolish Columbine High School comes a little after the 20th anniversary of the shootings and numerous copycat attempts to replicate the massacre over the years

New York all set to become the first state in US to ban cat declawing
New York all set to become the first state in US to ban cat declawing

Supporters of a ban in New York include animal welfare advocates, cat owners and veterinarians who argue the practice is cruel and barbaric since it involves the amputation of a cat's toes back to the first knuckle.

Former Air Force Academy cadet who violently raped female cadet and hit her till she felt 'dazed' faces jail term
Former Air Force Academy cadet who violently raped female cadet and hit her till she felt 'dazed' faces jail term

20-year-old Alvaro Pablo Velarde was disenrolled from the academy following his indictment and now faces a spell behind bars

Illinois marijuana bill should 'inspire Midwestern states' to ditch prohibition for sensible regulation: Expert
Illinois marijuana bill should 'inspire Midwestern states' to ditch prohibition for sensible regulation: Expert

The bill goes beyond simply legalizing marijuana and includes provisions for criminal justice reform and social equity

Man who buried 7-year-old son's corpse in concrete after he suffocated in a dog kennel charged with murder
Man who buried 7-year-old son's corpse in concrete after he suffocated in a dog kennel charged with murder

39-year-old Leland Pankey was accused of murdering his young son, Caden McWilliams, in July last year, before he concealed the child's remains inside a storage facility

More than 1,700 University of Colorado students photographed for facial recognition study
More than 1,700 University of Colorado students photographed for facial recognition study

A University of Colorado professor set up a long-range surveillance camera in an office window that captured more than 16,000 images of passers-by during the spring semesters of 2012 and 2013.

Federal prisoner who spent 35 years in solitary confinement for triple murders dies at age 67
Federal prisoner who spent 35 years in solitary confinement for triple murders dies at age 67

Thomas Silverstein has been behind bars since 1977, spending a vast majority of those years in confinement in absolute isolation

Columbine school shooting survivor and champion against opioid addiction Austin Eubanks found dead at age 37
Columbine school shooting survivor and champion against opioid addiction Austin Eubanks found dead at age 37

In a statement his family released, they said Eubanks 'lost the battle with the very disease he fought so hard to help others face'

IM Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies aged 102
IM Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies aged 102

His buildings added elegance to landscapes worldwide with their powerful geometric shapes and grand spaces. Among them are the striking steel and glass Bank of China skyscraper in Hong Kong and the Fragrant Hill Hotel near Beijing.

Fighting back is increasingly becoming part of school shooting guidance
Fighting back is increasingly becoming part of school shooting guidance

Many schools have stuck with the traditional approach of locking down classrooms and letting law enforcement confront the shooter, especially in grade-school settings

Measles outbreak: Counties in Illinois, Florida and Texas among those at highest risk of disease, say Johns Hopkins researchers
Measles outbreak: Counties in Illinois, Florida and Texas among those at highest risk of disease, say Johns Hopkins researchers

A part of the reason cases are on the rise is because of a growing fear of vaccines among people, despite the fact that an estimated 20 million lives have been saved by immunization from the disease due to vaccines since 2000

Hero students disarmed gunman during Colorado school shooting with 'no thought for their own safety'
Hero students disarmed gunman during Colorado school shooting with 'no thought for their own safety'

Actions of Kendrick Castillo, Brendan Bialy and Joshua Jones minimized the bloodshed from Tuesday's attack at the school south of Denver that wounded eight students and killed 18-year-old Castillo

Suspects in Colorado school shooting appear in court for the first time since the incident
Suspects in Colorado school shooting appear in court for the first time since the incident

Neither of the suspects, 18-year-old Devon Erickson nor the other 16-year-old shooter was formally charged at the hearing. Prosecutors are yet to decide whether they will seek to try the juvenile as an adult.

Denver becomes first city in the US to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms'
Denver becomes first city in the US to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms'

Organizers say their only goal in the mushroom measure is to keep people out of jail in Denver for using or possessing the drug to cope with depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress and other conditions.

One of the two Colorado school shooters was a 'juvenile girl' who cops thought 'was a male by appearance'
One of the two Colorado school shooters was a 'juvenile girl' who cops thought 'was a male by appearance'

Authorities on Tuesday identified the juvenile suspect as a boy but Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock on Wednesday told reporters that the juvenile suspect is a girl

Suspect identified in Colorado STEM school shooting which left 1 dead, 8 injured
Suspect identified in Colorado STEM school shooting which left 1 dead, 8 injured

The sheriff’s office is warning people to stay away from the school at 8773 S. Ridgeline Blvd and an investigation is ongoing

Denver holds 'magic mushroom' decriminalization vote, could become first US city to decriminalize psilocybin
Denver holds 'magic mushroom' decriminalization vote, could become first US city to decriminalize psilocybin

Psilocybin decriminalization campaign organizers have said their only goal is to keep people out of jail in Denver for using or possessing the drug to cope with depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress

Truck driver, 23, charged with 40 criminal counts for causing 28-car pileup that killed four in Colorado highway
Truck driver, 23, charged with 40 criminal counts for causing 28-car pileup that killed four in Colorado highway

The truck was going at least 85 mph on a part of Interstate 70 where commercial vehicles are limited to 45 mph, police say.

Denver landlord who refused to lease property to Muslim pair must pay $675,000
Denver landlord who refused to lease property to Muslim pair must pay $675,000

The three men sued last year, generating local news coverage and online pleas to boycott the woman's business, which mirrored the response to racist comments captured on tape or video across the U.S. in recent months

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet jumps into Democratic presidential race after taking a break for cancer treatment
Colorado Senator Michael Bennet jumps into Democratic presidential race after taking a break for cancer treatment

Bennet's understated style and distaste for the sound bites required in a political campaign usually led to speculation that he'd seek a Cabinet position rather than try to become the next president.

Truck driver 'closed his eyes in fear' moments before deadly Colorado highway crash after brakes failed
Truck driver 'closed his eyes in fear' moments before deadly Colorado highway crash after brakes failed

One driver whose vehicle was passed by the speeding truck said he saw that "the driver of the semi was 'wide eyed' with a terrified look on his face."

Colorado highway pileup: Carnage leaves many dead and at least 10 injured
Colorado highway pileup: Carnage leaves many dead and at least 10 injured

The exact death toll in the accident has not yet been revealed by authorities, but officials have confirmed that there were "multiple fatalities" in the crash which occurred on Thursday

Denver man Dieter Kowalski, 40, is first American confirmed dead in Sri Lanka bombings: 'He had just arrived at his hotel'
Denver man Dieter Kowalski, 40, is first American confirmed dead in Sri Lanka bombings: 'He had just arrived at his hotel'

40-year-old Dieter Kowalski of Denver traveled to Sri Lanka on business and checked in to Cinnamon Grand Colombo Hotel on Sunday just hours before a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device during Easter brunch

20 years after Columbine, the effects of school shootings on officers' mental health are still largely unknown
20 years after Columbine, the effects of school shootings on officers' mental health are still largely unknown

Experts say agencies are reluctant to let researchers interview officers and dredge up potentially painful memories

Columbine families gather to tell their stories nearly 20 years after the tragedy
Columbine families gather to tell their stories nearly 20 years after the tragedy

It was on April 20, 1999, that two Columbine students gunned down 12 classmates and a teacher in the Denver suburb of Littleton.

Young woman 'infatuated' with Columbine massacre found dead in apparent suicide after massive FBI hunt
Young woman 'infatuated' with Columbine massacre found dead in apparent suicide after massive FBI hunt

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader said 18-year-old Sol Pais was discovered by the FBI with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

Teen 'infatuated' with Columbine massacre found dead after threatening a similar shooting spree
Teen 'infatuated' with Columbine massacre found dead after threatening a similar shooting spree

18-year-old Sol Pais, who reportedly traveled to Denver from Miami, Florida, on April 15 night, bought a pump-action shotgun as well as ammunition

'Golden State Killer' was first public arrest via genetic genealogy; here are 5 other cold cases solved using DNA testing
'Golden State Killer' was first public arrest via genetic genealogy; here are 5 other cold cases solved using DNA testing

Genetic Genealogy is a new technique that takes DNA from an unknown killer left behind at the crime scene and identifies a suspect by tracing the suspect's family tree/family members who voluntarily give their DNA to public databases

Should the SAT be optional? College admissions bribery scandal renews the debate
Should the SAT be optional? College admissions bribery scandal renews the debate

Hundreds of colleges in recent years have made it optional for applicants to submit test scores in an effort to promote equity

Legal immigrants working in the marijuana industry say they are being targeted and denied US citizenship
Legal immigrants working in the marijuana industry say they are being targeted and denied US citizenship

Marijuana workers are accusing the Trump administration of quietly targeting immigrants seeking jobs in the growing field.

Woman who suffered 70% burns on her body in house fire competes in beauty pageant
Woman who suffered 70% burns on her body in house fire competes in beauty pageant

Danette Haag did not win the top prize at the pageant but was able to fulfil her lifelong dream of being a pageant participant

Teacher arrested for forcing herself on 16-year-old student and threatening him against going to authorities
Teacher arrested for forcing herself on 16-year-old student and threatening him against going to authorities

24-year-old Sarah Porter, a Spanish teacher and assistant track coach at Arapahoe High School, was arrested and charged over her misconduct

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