• Coffee

    Survey: People in these professions drink the most coffee

    DENVER — Coffee is one of the most commonly consumed products in the world. From Bosnia to New Zealand to the U.S., coffee fans consume some seven metric tons of the beverage each year. While we think of the United States as being the world’s most caffeine-addled country, that’s not quite right — the U.S. […]

  • Lawyer: Secret children, living and dead, hidden by squalor for years

    BLACKSTONE, Mass. — It was a shocking and gruesome discovery: three dead infants found in a Massachusetts home so squalid that police officers had to search it in hazmat suits. Now, days later, as investigators continue to search through what the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office describes as the home’s “deplorable conditions (such as) massive […]

  • Female-on-male sexual assault is underreported, according to the CDC.  (Credit: CNN)

    Seattle woman charged with raping man during break-in

    SEATTLE — A 28-year-old woman has been charged with rape after allegedly breaking into a man’s apartment and forcing herself on him as he slept. Chantae Gilman allegedly sexually assaulted her neighbor in 2013. The victim underwent a sexual assault exam at the time, but the samples were apparently not analyzed until this month, the Seattle Post […]

  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell paid far more than any player

    NEW YORK — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned more than $100 million over the course of five years — more than any of the league’s star players. Goodell, who is facing pressure to resign in the face of the Ray Rice domestic abuse scandal, earned a whopping $44.2 million for the 2012 season, the most recent […]

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    Error results in hundreds of driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants being invalidated

    DENVER — A computer glitch caused hundreds of Colorado driver’s licenses given to illegal immigrants under a new law to be invalidated, officials said Friday. Immigrants in Colorado without citizenship were allowed to get driver’s licenses under SB-251. Contractor MorphoTrust printed the cards and said 524 were invalidated. The Department of Revenue, which oversees the […]

  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

    Goodell pay: $105 million in 5 years

    NEW YORK — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned over $100 million over the course of five years — more than any of the league’s star players. Goodell, who is facing pressure to resign in the face of the Ray Rice domestic abuse scandal, earned a whopping $44.2 million for the 2012 season, the most recent […]

  • The Scotch Whisky Association listed many reasons why makers are worried about the Scottish Independence movement. It said the industry's success is largely a result of Scotland's membership in the United Kingdom and the benefits Scotch makers enjoy in the U.K. would "need to be similarly provided" if Scotland decides to go its own way.

    Whisky makers wary of Scottish referendum

    NEW YORK — Some say the spirit of Scotland can be found bottled in its whisky. But that spirit has become a little worrisome for the makers Scotland’s signature alcohol, especially if the Scots vote next week for independence from the United Kingdom. The Scotch Whisky Association listed many reasons why makers are worried. It […]

  • Nearly a third of Mexican adults are obese, a recent U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization report says, topping even the United States, which comes in a close second at 31.8%.

    Study: ‘Fat-shaming’ doesn’t help obese people lose weight

    DENVER — Nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. Many of them help prop up the $20-billion a year weight-loss industry. But a new study out of the UK says one thing that doesn`t work to help people lose weight is fat-shaming. The study surveyed 2,944 Brits over 50. The results were published in […]

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    American fears of terrorism spike in new poll around 9/11 anniversary

    The number of people who say that acts of terrorism are likely to occur around the anniversary of 9/11 has significantly increased from three years ago. A new CNN/ORC International survey indicates that 53% of Americans believe it’s likely for acts of terrorism to take place at this time, up from 39% in 2011 during […]

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    Report: Broncos lead NFL in domestic violence arrests during Roger Goodell era

    DENVER — In the eight-plus years that Roger Goodell has been commissioner of the NFL, the Denver Broncos have led the league in domestic violence-related arrests, according to a new report. SideSpin, a website associated with sports gossip site DeadSpin, produced a comprehensive list on Tuesday, detailing 56 domestic violence-related arrests since Goodell took over as commissioner […]

  • A referendum vote is set for September 18, 2014, and according to recent opinion polls, Scots could vote to break away from the United Kingdom.

    Cameron begs Scotland: Don’t rip our family of nations apart

    EDINBURGH, Scotland — UK Prime Minister David Cameron is campaigning in Scotland Wednesday in a last-minute bid to persuade voters to stick with the United Kingdom ahead of an independence referendum in eight days. Also north of the border are Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg of the Liberal Democrats, partners with Cameron’s Conservatives in the […]

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    Frequent teen marijuana use linked to problems later in life

    WASHINGTON — Teens who use marijuana daily before age 17 are more than 60% less likely to get their high school diploma than those who’ve never used pot, according to a new study published Tuesday in the journal The Lancet Psychiatry. The study, done by researchers in Australia and New Zealand, is a meta-analysis of […]