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3 years 5 months ago

UCCS goes global

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is taking big steps in getting students ready to work in a global market place. The school was recently awarded the At Home in the World Initiative from American Council on Education. The program was created to promote diversity in education and...

4 years 4 months ago

Air Force Space Command defends GPS

The Air Force says a government report raising questions about the Global Positioning System is "overly pessimistic." The report from the investigative arm of Congress says the Air Force faces obstacles in launching next-generation GPS satellites. The Government Accountability Office report says the most recent GPS satellite was almost...

4 years 6 months ago

Senators: Obama wants tax on carbon emissions

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senators say President Barack Obama is insisting that any energy legislation put a price on carbon emissions - something many Republicans call an energy tax they can't accept. Sens. John Kerry and Joe Lieberman told reporters after meeting with the president Tuesday that Obama was clear...

4 years 10 months ago

Actor Danny Glover to speak tonight

Actor and activist Danny Glover will speak in Pueblo tonight, at an event hosted by CSU-Pueblo. Probably best known for his role in the Lethal Weapon movies, he has been a mainstay in Hollywood since a bit part in Escape from Alcatraz in 1979. He's also known as a...

5 years 3 months ago

Alarming' melt of glaciers in Indian Kashmir

Indian Kashmir's glaciers are melting fast because of rising temperatures, threatening the water supply of millions of people in the Himalayan region, a new study by Indian scientists says. The study by Kashmir University's geology and geophysics department blamed the effect on climate change, and said it endangered the...

5 years 4 months ago

Father of 'green' revolution dies at 95

Agricultural scientist Norman Borlaug, the father of the "green revolution" who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in combating world hunger and saving hundreds of millions of lives, died Saturday in Texas, a Texas A&M University spokeswoman said. He was 95. Borlaug died just before 11 p.m....

5 years 4 months ago

UK: Global deal on climate change may not happen

Britain's Foreign Secretary says there is danger a United Nations conference in December won't strike a global deal on climate change. David Miliband said Tuesday the complexity of negotiations and disputes between industrialized and developing nations leave prospects for a deal "in the balance." He said they threaten to sink...

5 years 4 months ago

Study: Terrorists shifting to softer targets

Bombing hotels abroad is becoming more attractive to terrorists -- because it's easier. As military and government targets get harder to hit, the global intelligence company STRATFOR says terrorists are content to strike hotels and other soft targets instead. STRATFOR says the number of attacks on hotels has more than...

5 years 4 months ago

G-20 pledge continued economic stimulus

The Group of 20 rich and developing countries have pledged to carry on with measures to boost the global economy, despite signs of a fledging recovery. At the end of a meeting here Saturday, G-20 finance officials also promised a crackdown on bankers' pay and committed to giving developing countries...

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