Denver weather: Calmer, cool temperatures Saturday

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Friday’s ferocious wind gusts that blew snow and caused road closures in the high country — and made life unpleasant on the plains — gave way Saturday morning to much calmer conditions. The National Weather Service says the Denver area’s forecast calls for light winds and temperatures in the low- […]

Iran to send flight recorders from downed jet to Ukraine

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will send the black box flight recorders from the Ukrainian jetliner that it accidentally shot down last week to Ukraine for further analysis, an Iranian official said Saturday. Hassan Rezaeifer, the head of accident investigations for the civil aviation department, said it was not possible […]

Holmes Hechinger gallery

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The Supreme Court’s decision in Alexander v. Holmes County Board of Education was supposed to force Southern schools to desegregate after more than a decade of stalling. Half a century later, another generation of students won’t experience its promise.        

Marshall’s Dorothy Gaters is still going strong

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Marshall’s coach Dorothy Gaters talks to her players. | Kirsten Stickney/For the Sun-Times Dorothy Gaters has been coaching girls basketball at Marshall since 1974. Dorothy Gaters was a young teacher at Marshall, her alma mater, in 1974 when the school decided to get on the girls sports bandwagon. Title IX […]

Maine gives green light to Mayo joining Northern Light

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The state of Maine has given its approval for Mayo Regional Hospital to join Northern Light Health. The commissioner of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services granted the “certificate of need” necessary for the partnership. Marie Vienneau, president and CEO, Mayo Regional Hospital, said […]

Where does Astros cheating rank in scandals? Ask Pete Rose

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Pete Rose was taking a break from signing autographs at the MGM Grand hotel when asked a question he’s uniquely qualified to address. What’s worse, betting on baseball or cheating at baseball? “I don’t know,’’ Rose tells The Associated Press. “All I know is I’ve been […]