The Colorado wildfire is one of 19 large fires burning in nine states. In Wyoming, a 4-square-mile blaze at Guernsey State Park is 80 percent contained. In New Mexico, more than 1,500 fire fighters are battling the largest blazes in state history.
The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) on Tuesday announced measures to protect young athletes from sexual abuse. The new steps require all adults to have background checks, and that young athletes should never be left alone with individual adults.
Catherine Greig was sentenced to eight years in prison, and was admonished by the judge for her loyalty and support of wanted mobster James 'Whitey' Bulger. Catherine Greig posed as Bulger's wife, picked up his medicine, and helped him while he evaded the FBI for 16 years.
Voters are deciding in Tuesday's special election whether Republican Jesse Kelly, who narrowly lost to Giffordsin 2010, or Democrat Ron Barber, a former Giffords aide asked by the lawmaker to pursue the seat, will complete the remainder of her term.