St. Anthony Summit Medical Center (Courtesy of Centura Health)

How Summit County residents, fed up with high health care prices, banded together and negotiated a better deal

The Peak Health Alliance was able to get its local hospital to lower prices by 20%. Colorado officials hope it can become a model for communities across the state.

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Aurora police apologize after girls handcuffed in stolen car mixup

Jennifer Wurtz, who shot a video of the encounter, said on camera that the police drew guns as they initially approached the car

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“A feeling of empowerment and freedom”: It’s become common for women to accompany a hiking tale with a shirtless photo

As the captions say, these photos can be frivolous and fun. They also often document some of the most powerful seconds of a woman’s life.