Kindergarten teacher Katie Hoiland works on a reading project with students Reese Bennett, left, and Demitris Mitchell Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Aragon Elementary in Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8. Photo by Mark Reis

Most Colorado public school teachers are white, but almost half of their students are not. Can the state close the gap?

Colorado lawmakers want to explore what’s standing in the way of minority teacher candidates. One hurdle: licensure.

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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.