Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are investigating the business practices of hotelier brothers whose legal entities New York City has paid tens of millions of dollars to house homeless New Yorkers during the past five years, according to people familiar with the matter.
A potential continuation of the ongoing partial federal shutdown can affect economic growth in Boulder County. And while the shutdown is not making businesses feel better, particularly when they think of making investments, hiring and sales expansions, they are cautiously optimistic going forward. That was among the good and bad highlighted Thursday by Richard Wobbekind during his address to a crowd of about 400 people at the 12th annual Economic Forecast.
Adrienne Walker, a TSA employee in Atlanta, said her pantry is stocked, even though she has been working without pay during the partial government shutdown. But she knows her colleagues with children need groceries more than she does.
North Korea's lead negotiator in nuclear talks with the US, Kim Yong Chol, arrived in Washington Thursday, just hours after President Donald Trump rolled out a new missile defense strategy that appears to contradict his own claim that Pyongyang is no longer a nuclear threat.
A keystone Boulder scientific institution received a glimmer of good news this week in the midst of the federal government shutdown when funding came through from the National Science Foundation, putting on hold emergency plans to make employees choose between a furlough or working for half-pay on a "voluntary" basis.
A zebra's stripes are known to protect it from blood-sucking insects, as well as acting as camouflage. Now new research suggests that being stripy may also work for people in remote tribal communities who paint their bodies in monochrome shades.
After a four-year feasibility study, Boulder County Parks & Open Space, the city of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks and Colorado Parks and Wildlife released their final recommendation for a multi-use trail connecting Eldorado Canyon State Park to Walker Ranch Open Space on Thursday, affirming their preliminary recommendation made in November to use the north route.
Boulder County could see some snow over the long holiday weekend. Despite temperatures in the 50s on Thursday, local meteorologist Matt Kelsch said snow could begin falling Friday, with the National Weather Service calling for a 50 percent chance of snow and a high of 41 degrees.