The nation’s top military official spoke to members of the Colorado National Guard today, and says Air Force units that fly aging F-16 fighter jets on homeland security missions may not learn their future for two years…Attorneys general from western states are planning to meet this week to discuss water law, including the Colorado River Compact, the Clean Water Act and transbasin diversions…Colorado lawmakers have introduced a bill that would require businesses and unions to disclose major campaign donations…and, health officials in El Paso County say a fox tested positive for rabies.

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December 12, 2017 | NPR · After losing some ground to the massive Thomas Fire north of Los Angeles over the weekend, firefighters on Monday managed to bring it to 20 percent containment.
 

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December 12, 2017 | NPR · No matter what happens in Alabama on Tuesday, it will have consequences that stretch from Birmingham to the Beltway.
 

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December 12, 2017 | NPR · Yes, the race is between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. But this contest touches on scandals involving sexual misconduct, President Trump’s influence and Democratic hopes for 2018.
 

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December 11, 2017 | NPR · The 75th Golden Globe nominations were announced on Monday. Among the nominees is actor Christopher Plummer, for his role replacing Kevin Spacey in All the Money in the World, after Spacey faced allegations of sexual misconduct.
 

December 11, 2017 | NPR · It’s the time of year when you start hearing superlative lists — best of, worst of, least, most, etc. This week on All Things Considered you’ll hear some “Highly Specific Superlatives.” First up, a movie roundup including best prop trend, worst accent and best coats.
 

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December 11, 2017 | FA · Scott Frank packed his Netflix miniseries with train robberies and shootouts, but Godless isn’t exactly a typical Western. For one thing, the town at the center of the story is run by women.
 

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December 11, 2017 | NPR · Justin Vernon of Bon Iver performed an intimate set featuring “Heavenly Father” and a cover of Leon Russell’s “A Song For You.”
 

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December 11, 2017 | WXPN-FM · Kyle Jahnke and Andy Baxter are pin-drop performers — the kind which silence rooms with impeccable songs and storytelling that unfolds like a dream.
 

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December 11, 2017 | NPR · 2 Tha Left completes the bumpin’ trifecta of the South Central LA rapper’s year.
 

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