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  • When the Bubble of Safety Burst

    We agreed to meet for coffee, and Gillian (not her real name) arrived ready to share how she’s been ‘living through it’ ever since the deadly Arapahoe High School shooting just over 10 months ago. Taking a sip of her Pumpkin Spice Latte  she talked about how, “I had answered 15 questions on my Science […]

  • Restaurant Report Card

    Restaurant Report Card: King Wok, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Sub N Bowl

    DENVER — The restaurant is called King Wok, but their most recent health inspection might make you walk away. King Wok The Denver restaurant earned an “F” on our Restaurant Report Card for 10 critical violations in its unannounced inspections in August and February. In August an inspector said, “More than six common house flies […]

  • Sen. Mark Udall encouraging Democratic volunteers to spend time knocking on doors over the final weeks of the campaign to help him pull off a victory over Republican Congressman Cory Gardner.

    Udall needs Democratic ground game to come up big again

    AURORA — Looking to rally a room full of volunteers to work hard on his behalf over the final 18 days of the campaign, Democratic Sen. Mark Udall told them that the national pundits, looking at polls showing him trailing GOP Congressman Cory Gardner, are “already counting us out.” It’s the standard “win one for […]

  • The second nurse to contract Ebola flew on Frontier Airlines to and from Dallas/Fort Worth and Cleveland, Ohio. Her flight to Cleveland was on Frontier Airlines flight 1142 on October 10, 2014. The flight from to Dallas was on Frontier Airlines flight 1143 on October 13, 2014.

    Ebola sparks fear in Ohio, Texas; nurse transferred; health officials grilled

    An Ebola-stricken Texas nurse will fly to a Maryland hospital that specializes in the deadly virus, and several Ohioans have isolated themselves out of fear they were exposed to another Texas nurse with Ebola, officials said Thursday. Federal health officials are facing Congress over how the U.S. has handled the crisis, and another person in […]

  • Elizabeth Holmes left Stanford University at 19 with a plan to start her own company. For money, she cashed out the funds her parents had saved for tuition. Now, she counts billionaire Larry Ellison as an investor in her company, Theranos.

    A surprising fact about America’s youngest female billionaire

    NEW YORK — America’s youngest self-made female billionaire is 30 years old and a college dropout. The company she founded has the potential to change health care for millions of Americans. Elizabeth Holmes left Stanford University at 19 with a plan to start her own company. For money, she cashed out the funds her parents […]

  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital

    Second health care worker tests positive for Ebola at Dallas hospital

    DALLAS -- A second health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan has tested positive for Ebola, health officials said Wednesday -- casting further doubt on the hospital's ability to handle Ebola and protect employees.

  • 10 Things to Know Today

    TODAY: Huge House Fire, Ballots Being Mailed, Pit Bull Brutally Attacked

    DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. 1. Huge house fire erupts after neighbors hear explosion A two-alarm fire in Aurora fully engulfed one home and an adjacent home also caught fire early Tuesday morning. 2. Suspect shot in east Denver shooting A suspect was being sought after […]

  • The University of Colorado Hospital's Pink Life Saver bus.

    Screenings in mobile mammogram bus to be provided outside FOX31 Denver studio Tuesday

    DENVER — American women have a 12.3 percent lifetime risk for breast cancer. Mammograms are not always accurate as researchers say they miss about 20 percent of breast cancer cases that can lead to false positive test results and potentially unnecessary surgery. Still, doctors say women should get a yearly mammogram starting at age 40, […]

  • Rep. Mike Coffman courting Latino voters.

    New poll to reveal who Latinos prefer as Election Day draws near

    DENVER — A new poll Tuesday will provide a better idea of what issues are important and which political candidates Hispanics prefer. Nearly 21 percent of Coloradans are Hispanic. Like in 2012, key races will most likely come down to women and Latino voters. That includes District 6, which includes parts of Denver, Aurora and […]

  • Apple unveiled two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, at their September 9, 2014 announcement. The phones are "the biggest advancement in the history of iPhone," Apple CEO Tim Cook said.

    FBI director: iPhones protect pedophiles

    NEW YORK — Apple’s new privacy features protect kidnappers, pedophiles and terrorists, according to FBI director James Comey. In an interview on CBS’ “60 Minutes” on Sunday, Comey said Apple’s encryption standards for iPhones and iPads “put people beyond the law.” Apple recently took measures to enhance user privacy. Now, only users have the key […]

  • Stock market dive. Courtesy: MGNOnline

    Lots of fear in stock market as Dow slides 223 points

    NEW YORK — Columbus Day was anything but a holiday for investors. U.S. stocks got creamed again. The Dow slid another 223 points. CNNMoney’s Fear & Greed Index is a good indicator of market momentum. Today it hit zero. That’s a huge red flag and showcases extreme fear in the stock market. The only other […]

  • Pesach Sommer used to weigh 250 pounds. Today, he weighs about 150 pounds.

    Rabbi loses 100 pounds after ‘come-to-Jesus moment’

    PASSAIC, N.J. — Pesach Sommer, 42, is an eight-time marathon runner. He’s completed at least 10 half-marathons and lost count of the number of 5Ks and 10Ks he has run. His track record isn’t bad, considering he only started running in 2007. That was when he gave in to his wife’s nagging and finally went […]