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  • Here are some other accidents involving planes taking off from or landing at the airport, which is tucked along the East River and Flushing Bay:. —1994: A Continental Airlines jet skidded into rocks at the edge of Flushing Bay after the pilots aborted a takeoff during a snowstorm. —1993: A Continental Airlines jet skidded off a runway during takeoff in a snowstorm,...

  • DENVER— Ten sheriffs from three different states sued Colorado Thursday for legalizing marijuana. The sheriffs from Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska say that Colorado's 2012 marijuana legalization vote violates federal law and shouldn't be permitted. Separately, Nebraska and Oklahoma have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down marijuana...

  • Resolute Energy reports 4Q loss Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 10:19 AM ET

    DENVER _ Resolute Energy Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $17.1 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 9 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $76.7 million.

  • DENVER— First, smoke was reported on an American Airlines flight after landing in Denver. The plane, operated by U.S. Airways, was taxiing to the gate after arriving from Charlotte, North Carolina, when smoke was reported just before noon Wednesday, airport spokeswoman Mindy Crane said. The captain ordered that the chutes be activated, and those aboard slid to...

  • DENVER— IBM announced the purchase of AlchemyAPI, a small Denver startup, on Wednesday as part of its effort to expand its Watson cognitive computing system. The move comes as Armonk, New York- based IBM is shifting away from hardware to focus on business analytics, cloud computing and mobile services. Last year, the company invested more than $1 billion in Watson,...

  • DENVER— A Colorado water broker and a university researcher are testing underground crop irrigation, hoping it can make farms more efficient and reduce competition between cities and agriculture for the state's scarce water. The first crops will be planted this summer on a 165- acre test plot on the 70 Ranch in Weld County. Research will be overseen by Colorado...

  • IBM buys AlchemyAPI to boost Watson computing unit Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 7:30 AM ET

    SEATTLE, March 4- International Business Machines Corp said on Wednesday it had acquired AlchemyAPI, a fast-growing startup selling software that collects and analyzes unstructured text and data in ways big enterprises, website publishers and advertisers find useful. The purchase is designed to boost IBM's push into more human-like computing services,...

  • WASHINGTON— A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that federal courts can hear a dispute over Colorado's Internet tax law. The ruling is a win for business groups that want to challenge the state's so-called "Amazon tax," which requires extensive reporting by out-of-state retailers that don't collect the state's 2.9 percent sales tax from Colorado...

  • March 2- United Airlines has no immediate interest in purchasing 777 X aircraft from Boeing Co but instead views the plane's predecessor, the 777-300 ER, as a potentially good fit for its network, the carrier's Chief Financial Officer, John Rainey, told Reuters in an interview Monday. Rainey said United is not interested in the more expensive 777 X, to be outfitted...

  • Democrats fend off GOP renewable energy bill Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 11:03 AM ET

    DENVER— A Republican effort to reduce renewable energy mandates on Colorado utilities failed its first test before a Democratic panel Monday. The rejection of the renewable-energy reduction continued a string of misses for the GOP, which has tried to use its bigger piece of the Legislature to roll back laws passed in recent years. Dan Thurlow, R- Grand Junction,...

  • Bonanza Creek reports 4Q loss Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 5:13 AM ET

    DENVER _ Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $43.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 28 cents per share. Analysts expected $133.9 million, according to Zacks.

  • DENVER— An activist group on Thursday backed off its earlier announcement that it would to try to get a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing on the Colorado ballot and said it would instead try to persuade Gov. "He should do the right thing and protect Colorado citizens, but if he doesn't, we'll look at other ways to achieve our goal, and our goal is to ban fracking in...

  • Antero Resources tops Street 4Q forecasts Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 5:57 PM ET

    DENVER _ Antero Resources Corp. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $606.7 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 27 cents per share. Antero Resources shares have climbed 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Whiting reports 4Q loss Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 4:15 PM ET

    DENVER _ Whiting Petroleum Corp. on Wednesday reported a loss of $353.7 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 51 cents per share. Analysts expected $733.3 million, according to Zacks.

  • Bill Barrett misses Street 4Q forecasts Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 8:33 AM ET

    DENVER _ Bill Barrett Corp. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $89.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 4 cents per share. Analysts expected $86.9 million, according to Zacks.

  • Justices appear to favor Muslim denied job over headscarf Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 1:57 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Have you heard the one about the Sikh, the Hasidic Jew, the Muslim and the nun who walked into a job interview? Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito channeled his inner stand-up comic Wednesday in indicating that he and most of the court would side with a Muslim woman who showed up for a job interview with Abercrombie& Fitch wearing a black headscarf.

  • SM Energy misses Street 4Q forecasts Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 6:13 PM ET

    DENVER _ SM Energy Co. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $331.7 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.12 per share. SM Energy shares have risen 20 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • QEP Resources misses 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 5:06 PM ET

    DENVER _ QEP Resources Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $665.9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 26 cents per share. QEP Resources shares have risen 11 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's...

  • DENVER— In a case that sheds light on the difficulty of caring for sufferers of an unpredictable disease, an 87- year-old Alzheimer's patient faces a homicide charge after the deadly beating of a fellow resident at an assisted living facility in suburban Denver. Homer Castor also was arrested for crimes against an at-risk adult after the Saturday assault on...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- A Muslim woman denied a sales job at an Abercrombie& Fitch Co clothing store in Oklahoma because she wears a head scarf has won the support of Christians, Jews, Sikhs and fellow Muslims as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear her case. The Supreme Court is due to hear a one-hour oral argument in the case on Wednesday, with a ruling due by the end of...