Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is in a fight for a second term that’s turning out far tighter than anyone would have expected, with recent polls showing him virtually tied with Republican challenger Bob Beauprez.
President Obama announced Thursday that U.S.-led airstrikes have broken the siege by Islamic militants against religious minorities who were trapped on a mountain in northern Iraq, saying he expects that mission to wind down but plans to authorize additional humanitarian missions elsewhere in the region.
Robin Williams fell off the wagon during his reluctant and ill-fated return to series TV when he insisted on downing real booze during a shoot at the famed Spago restaurant last year, The New York Post reports.
A New Hampshire man who raped and killed a college student was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the chance of parole after the victim's family tearfully and angrily lamented what he took from them.