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Could 2016 election spell the end of the two-party system in Colorado?

Could the 2016 election ring the death knell of two-party politics in Colorado? A new Gazette poll of 600 likely voters in El Paso County reveals overwhelming support for a proposal on the November ballot to bring a presidential primary election back to Col...
Graduation rates: Passing students along
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Graduation rates: Passing students along

High school graduation rates across the country hit the reported record high of 83.2 percent in 2014-15 and have been steadily rising since 2011. But beneath the veneer of this happy news trumpeted by the White House, academic achievement has been left far beh...
FBI reopens criminal investigation into Hillary's email in connection with Weiner texting scandal
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FBI reopens criminal investigation into Hillary's email in connection with Weiner texting scandal

FBI Director James B. Comey's new email probe into Hillary Clinton could expose the politically toxic relationship between the Democratic presidential nominee, top aide Huma Abedin and her estranged husband, Anthony Weiner, who is embroiled in a sexting scanda...
State Dept Told 'Friendly' AP Reporters About Missing Hillary Emails Before Congress
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State Dept Told 'Friendly' AP Reporters About Missing Hillary Emails Before Congress

Department of State officials told Hillary Clinton campaign staffers they would leak a story about missing Benghazi investigation emails to a “friendly” Associated Press reporter before Congress “has a chance to realize what they have.” The Department of St...
Fisher-Price apologizes to mom disgusted by 'girl' toys
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Fisher-Price apologizes to mom disgusted by 'girl' toys

Gina Zuk Gerber did not like what she saw recently when she was shopping in the toy aisle. She shared her displeasure on Facebook, and now toy giant Fisher-Price has apologized to the Baltimore mom, promising to fix the "girl" toy that caused her displeasur...
Opening a floodgate of asylum seekers
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Opening a floodgate of asylum seekers

The number of asylum seekers who turn up at the U.S. border and are allowed entry is up a whopping 900 percent in less than 10 years, based on U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services figures. And once in, those citing "credible fears" about returning to t...
Victims: Gays Claim Philly's Gayborhood is Racist
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Victims: Gays Claim Philly's Gayborhood is Racist

Speaker after speaker at a city forum Tuesday night spoke of racial discrimination they had encountered when patronizing bars and clubs in Philadelphia's Gayborhood. They said they were turned away because of the clothes they wore, or harassed about their I...
76ers apologize for canceling 'We Matter' anthem singer
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76ers apologize for canceling 'We Matter' anthem singer

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers say there were wrong for canceling the national anthem performance of a singer wearing a "We Matter" jersey. The Sixers have invited Sevyn Streeter to return and perform at a game of her choice. The Sixers say a...
Acquittal of white defendents by white jury in Oregon infuriates the left
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Acquittal of white defendents by white jury in Oregon infuriates the left

That an all-white jury would acquit an all-white band of armed protesters of all wrongdoing in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge standoff riled people across America, many of whom pointed to counter-examples that they say prove a similar band of blacks or L...