Visible smoke rose over the weekend from the Waldo Canyon burn area. Fire officials say they expect this, especially with the hot temperatures and lack of recent rainfall…

President Barack Obama yesterday visited the University of Colorado Hospital to meet with family members of the victims of Friday’s mass shooting at an Aurora movie theater…

A Colorado film buff who witnessed the mass shooting at the screening of the Dark Knight Rises, urges people to use the tragedy to make the world a better place.

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June 28, 2016 | NPR · Ted Kolderie, often called the “godfather” of the charter school movement, has a new book out. He says the lack of innovation in how teachers teach and students learn is stifling school reform.
 

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June 28, 2016 | NPR · “I think that the best way to think about this is a pause button has been pressed on the project of full European integration,” President Barack Obama told NPR’s Steve Inskeep.
 

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June 28, 2016 | NPR · Almost all of the cells in a human body get replaced over the course of a life. NPR’s Skunk Bear Team sets off on an imagined video tour inside the body to find out which body parts never change.
 

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June 28, 2016 | NPR · The Starship Enterprise — from the original Star Trek series — has gotten a restoration fit for a real life spacecraft. It goes on display this week at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
 

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June 28, 2016 | NPR · Chase taught some of America’s greatest artists, including Georgia O’Keeffe and Edward Hopper. On the centennial of the great teacher’s death, a new exhibit in Washington, D.C., celebrates his life.
 

June 27, 2016 | NPR · The sixth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones showed a real evolution in the way the show portrays women and in the season finale, several female characters ascended to power. NPR’s Kelly McEvers talks to Glen Weldon from NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour and Greta Johnsen, host of the Nerdette podcast, about the show.
 

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June 27, 2016 | WXPN · Smith Westerns fans might want to take note of guitarist Max Kakacek and drummer Julien Ehrlich’s new band.
 

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June 27, 2016 | NPR · The man whose songs have been recorded by Luke Bryan, Little Big Town and more is now emerging as a crucial voice on his own.
 

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June 27, 2016 | KCRW · KCRW’s Jason Bentley spins music by M83, Kinobe, Kraak & Smaak and more in this week’s two-hour EDM mix.
 

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