1. Mike Coffman visits troops in Afghanistan for Thanksgiving
    U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman of Aurora gave thanks to American military Thursday by spending the holiday with deployed troops in Afghanistan.
  2. Reporter mocked by Trump says the 2 knew each other well
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump said he couldn't have been making fun of a reporter's disability because he doesn't know the man.
  3. Carson visiting Syrian refugees in Jordan
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is visiting Syrian refugees in Jordan this weekend.
  4. Colorado consumers urged to protect against identity theft
    The Colorado attorney general's office is urging holiday shoppers to exercise caution before pulling out their credit cards this season.
  5. Oldest U.S. park ranger to light White House Christmas tree
    A 94-year-old U.S. park ranger from the San Francisco Bay area has been asked to light the National Christmas Tree at the White House.
  6. Obama makes holiday appeal for acceptance of Syrian refugees
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama appealed anew on Thanksgiving Day for acceptance of Syrian refugees, saying "so much of our greatness comes from our generosity.
  7. Pew: Driver's licenses for immigrants challenge Colorado, other states
    Colorado isn't alone in its struggle to provide driver's licenses to those living in the country illegally.
  8. Colorado selects next child watchdog
    A former prosecutor and governor's deputy chief of staff will become Colorado's new child watchdog, in charge of investigating the way child welfare workers handle cases of abuse and neglect.
  9. Obama grants reprieve to turkeys "Honest" and "Abe"
    President Barack Obama spared two turkeys named for one of the nation's most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that provides a refreshing sense of amusement and bipartisan cheer no matter how troubled the times.
  10. Putin sends air-defense missiles to Syria to deter Turkey
    In a move raising the potential threat of a Russia-NATO conflict, Russia on Wednesday said it will deploy long-range air defense missiles to its base in Syria and destroy any target that may threaten its warplanes after the downing of a Russian military jet by Turkey.
  11. Craig Barnes, a political and legal force in Denver, dies at 79
    Craig Barnes, a political and legal force in Denver in the late 1960s and 1970s, has died in Santa Fe of lymphoma. He was 79.
  12. Hillary Clinton focuses on domestic issues in Boulder
    Hillary Clinton put her focus on domestic issues in two campaign stops Tuesday in Colorado, as the Democratic front-runner raised big money and attacked Republicans for their "inflammatory talk" on the campaign trail.
  13. Denver scales back plan to bar new players in marijuana industry
    Denver officials pulled back Tuesday from immediately seeking another two-year moratorium on new players in the city's legal marijuana market, approving instead a four-month extension to study the issue further.