Victims describe horror of `Batman` theater massacre

Katie Medley was nine months` pregnant when she was caught up in the "Batman" movie theater massacre in suburban Denver that left 12 people dead and her husband shot in the head.

One dead, 241 injured in South Africa train collision

At least one person was killed and more than 200 were injured after two commuter trains collided in a suburb of South Africa`s biggest city Johannesburg on Tuesday, train operator Metrorail and emergency services said.

Top receivers Bryant, Thomas get `franchise` tag

Two top National Football League receivers, Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys and Demaryius Thomas of Denver, were among those given a "franchise player" tag on Monday by their clubs.

Ex-Guatemalan president freed from US prison in bribery case

A former Guatemalan president who was sentenced to nearly six years in prison for accepting USD 2.5 million in bribes from Taiwan was released on Wednesday from a US prison and was returning to his home country.

Lance Armstrong charged with hit-and-run in Colorado
Lance Armstrong charged with hit-and-run in Colorado

Disgraced professional cyclist Lance Armstrong has been charged with crashing into two parked cars in the Colorado ski resort town of Aspen, with his girlfriend initially telling authorities that she was driving, police reports showed on Tuesday.

Jail for US teen who wanted to fight in Syria

A US court on Friday jailed a "radicalized" Colorado teenager intercepted by the FBI when she attempted to join her fiance in the Islamic State (IS) group to fight in Syria.

NFL: Colts beat Bengals to book Broncos playoff showdown

 Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts earned a lopsided 26-10 victory over injury-hit Cincinnati on Sunday to book a second-round NFL playoff meeting with Denver.

Argentine court says US fugitive can be extradited

Argentina's Supreme Court has ruled that an American who took refuge and started a new life in the South American country can be extradited to face charges that he killed his wife over a decade ago, a court spokeswoman confirmed on Saturday.

US girls may have tried to join Islamic State: FBI

The FBI in Denver said it is investigating the possibility that three girls from the Denver area were trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State extremists.

Peyton Manning makes history on sensational Sunday
Peyton Manning makes history on sensational Sunday

Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre`s all-time record for touchdown passes, leading Denver to a 42-17 rout of San Francisco to cap a scintillating Sunday in the NFL.

Low flyer Chris Kirk getting used to PGA Tour spotlight
Low flyer Chris Kirk getting used to PGA Tour spotlight

FedExCup points leader Chris Kirk has, for the most part, been happy to fly under the radar during his four full seasons on the PGA Tour but says he has relished being in the spotlight the past three weeks.

Rory McIlroy out of contention at BMW Championship with tournament's worst round of 72
Rory McIlroy out of contention at BMW Championship with tournament's worst round of 72

Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy carded a 72, the worst round of the tournament, on the third day to fall out of contention at the BMW Championship in Denver.

Rory McIlroy has sights set on capping banner year in style
Rory McIlroy has sights set on capping banner year in style

World number one Rory McIlroy said on Wednesday that he will be "disappointed" unless he can cap his banner year by capturing FedExCup honours and the eye-popping $10 million bonus given to the playoff winner.

Five killed in plane crash north of Denver

A spokesman for the National Transportation Board says all five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died.

Jet diverted to Salt Lake after lightning strike

A Frontier Airlines official says one of its planes was diverted to Salt Lake City after it was hit by lightning.

US appeals court: Utah can`t ban gay marriage

A US appeals court today ruled for the first time that states must allow gay couples to marry, finding the Constitution protects same-sex relationships and putting a remarkable legal winning streak across the country one step closer to the Supreme Court.

Heat suffer fifth loss in six games

Denver`s Kenneth Faried scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds Friday to spark the Denver Nuggets over the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat 111-107.

Super Bowl 48 sets record for TV viewers

Seattle`s 43-8 blowout of Denver in Super Bowl 48 offered little in the way of suspense, but 111.5 million viewers made it the most-watched television event in US history.

Seahawks support tight-lipped Lynch

Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch is nicknamed "Beast Mode" when it comes to playing American football, but when it comes to talking about Sunday`s Super Bowl, he`s in "Least Mode."

Colts stunning comeback kicks off wild card weekend

The Indianapolis Colts rallied from a 28-point deficit in the second half to stun the Kansas City Chiefs 45-44 in the opening game of the National Football League`s wild card weekend.