To limit contact, some Denver students will take most classes online — even at school

Denver students have been attending virtual classes since Aug. 24. Middle schoolers and high schoolers are scheduled to return to in-person learning on Oct. 21.

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General becomes 1st Black head of U.S. Air Force Academy

Lt. Gen. Richard Clark also became the first former commandant of cadets to return to the top position at the academy near Colorado Springs

Colorado’s splintered mental health system has had tragic failures. The state is taking the first step to fix it.

A task force ordered by Gov. Jared Polis calls for creating a new Behavioral Health Administration, but the plan has no new funding

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No charges for man who drove Jeep through Elijah McClain protest in Aurora

District Attorney George Brauchler said during a news conference that there was no visual evidence the driver aimed at anyone on the highway during the July 25 protest

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Here’s what John Hickenlooper thinks about a U.S. Supreme Court expansion and what makes a good justice

As President Donald Trump and Republicans in the Senate look to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat, the court is becoming a central election issue

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Is the Electoral College systemic racism? Some advocates and experts think so.

Proposition 113 on the November ballot in Colorado shines a light on the nation’s electoral system at a moment of racial reckoning

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Is Colorado leading or lagging on climate policy? It depends on which states you’re comparing us to.

On the one hand, the state has adopted some of the most ambitious climate laws in the county; on the other, critics say Gov. Jared Polis’ administration has failed to use the laws to their fullest.

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A guide to how Colorado’s climate-change response compares to California’s and other states

While there are some similarities between states in working to combat a warming planet, the U.S. is really a mosaic of approaches

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Wave of suicides in northwest Colorado part of “toxic stress” from coronavirus, experts say

Nine people have died by suicide so far this year, five in the past month in a region that has been fighting to expand mental health care and break down stigma around treatment