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Christmas for the daughter of a Palestinian-Muslim immigrant

Iman Jodeh’s father is a Palestinian born in Bethlehem. He immigrated to Chicago where he worked as an accountant for a meat-packing company. One...

Wiretap: Obama on the San Bernardino shooting

Calming words In his Sunday night speech, Obama tries to calm a nation's fears while at the same time also labeling the San Bernardino attack...

Wiretap: Court blocks Obama’s immigration plan. Now what?

Plan blocked As expected, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit blocks Obama's plan on undocumented immigrants. Now the question is: Will the Supreme...

Lunchtime links: Wealthy Republican lawmakers want tax cuts; Americans want jobs

The Bush tax cuts, which will disproportionately benefit millionaire Washington DC lawmakers in relation to the rest of the nation's population, are a low...

Atheists, believers revive war over public holiday displays

Remember when it was annoying that the spooky Halloween leftovers were barely gone when the Christmas trees came out in full bloom? Well, add to that the time we're now apparently supposed to publicly gnaw on the bone of contention over God and Christmas and public displays of belief.

Wrapping the Weird: Five odd, misbegotten gifts

'Tis the season for oddball presents, and here are five of the weirdest nonpolitical gifts of the holidays. Findings include wacky apparel and ambiguously...

This Day in Peace History

From the Colorado Confidential family: Wishing you and yours a peaceful holiday season. On this day in 1914: Just after midnight on Christmas morning, German...

Thinking of Buying American? Think Again

Winona Muldoon decided to buy American this Christmas. It proved nearly impossible. The Denver-area woman spent hours in big retail stores where she could...

Winning the Christmas War

All the great social movements of our time, it seems, start in Colorado Springs. The campaign to ban gays and lesbians from seeking legal...