Manitou approves revised agreement on cog railway

After making a few last-minute tweaks, Manitou Springs City Council approved a new tax incentive agreement with the owners of the cog railway. But...

Stock futures rise modestly, point to higher open

Market turbulence continued to ease today after more than a week of wild swings tied to fears about growing European debt problems. Stock futures...

Homebuilders missing out on economic recovery

For American homebuilders, it hardly feels like an economic recovery. Nearly two years after the recession ended, the pace of construction is inching along at...

Bennet, Udall say end gay blood donor ban

WASHINGTON (AP) - Colorado Sens Michael Bennet and Mark Udall are two of 18 senators who say the time has come to change a policy...

MasterCard 1Q profit up 24 pct on higher card use

MasterCard Inc. says its first-quarter profit jumped 24 percent as consumers swiped their credit and debit cards more often. The results topped analysts' estimates. Its...

Colo. bill on moviegoer donations moves ahead

A program to help bring movie shoots to Colorado is a step closer to heading to theaters. The Colorado House gave preliminary approval Monday to...

Obama welcomes jobs report as rare good news

President Barack Obama hailed today's report showing the most jobs created in nearly three years. "We are beginning to turn the corner," he told employees...

Fed: Banks need customer consent for overdraft fees

WASHINGTON (AP) - Banks will have to secure customers' consent before charging large overdraft fees on ATM and debit card transactions, according to a...

Stocks surge on effort to ease Europe debt crunch

Stocks rocketed higher and interest rates fell Monday after investors were reassured by a nearly $1 trillion plan to avoid a European debt crisis. The...

Dish, EchoStar to pay $500 million TiVo settlement

Dish Network Corp. and EchoStar Corp. will pay TiVo Inc. $500 million to settle a patent lawsuit over digital video recorder technology, the companies...

Red Cross creates business disaster preparedness tool

On the heels of the Japanese tsunami disaster, the American Red Cross has created an online tool that allows businesses to assess their level of...

CU gets $300K for coal gasification research

The University of Colorado is getting federal funding for research aimed at helping use coal more efficiently and cleanly. The Department of Energy said Tuesday...