Criminal charges against two cantaloupe farmers over a deadly food-borne illness send an emphatic message to fruit and vegetable growers to crack down on safety, federal regulators said Friday.
The search for people stranded from the Rocky Mountain foothills to the plains of northeastern Colorado grew more difficult Sunday, with a new wave of rain threatening to hamper airlifts from the flooded areas still out of reach.
Gun control advocates say the National Rifle Association-aided recall of two Colorado legislators who backed new gun restrictions will make it harder to revive stalled efforts in Congress to tighten firearm laws.
President Barack Obama declared an emergency exists in Colorado. He ordered federal aid to supplement state and local response efforts due to severe storms, flooding and mudslides.
The Obama administration is facing criticism over its attempt to straddle the federal law that makes marijuana illegal and state laws that permit recreational use of the drug.
All of Colorado’s U.S. congressional delegation so far has said they haven’t decided if they’ll vote to allow a limited strike on Syria.
Members of Congress are split over whether to use military force in Syria, and Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colorado, says he’s not ready to support a military strike.
President Barack Obama has asked Congress to approve a military strike against Syria, but not everyone believes it’s a good idea. There are some strong opinions in Denver and across the nation.
The federal government says it will not sue to stop the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing recreational marijuana use.
President Barack Obama bestowed the nation’s highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter on Monday, saluting the veteran of the war in Afghanistan as “the essence of true heroism,” one still engaged in a battle against the lingering emotional fallout of war.