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Denver: City and county in Colorado, US
Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. With an estimated population of 727,211 in 2019, Denver is the 19th-most populous U.S. city, and with a 21.17% increase since the 2010 United States Census, it has been one of the fastest-growing major cities in the United States. The metropolitan area surrounding Denver represents a majority of the population and economic activity in the Front Range region, an area within which an estimated 85% of Colorado's population lives. The Denver downtown district is immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is named after James W. Denver, a governor of the Kansas Territory. It is nicknamed the Mile High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile above sea level. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station.

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Rainbow shines across Colorado’s stormy sky [Video]

Rainbow shines across Colorado’s stormy sky

Video shows a double rainbow across the stormy sky over Denver, Colorado

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Facebook allows permanent work from home for many employees [Video]

Facebook allows permanent work from home for many employees

Through a live-streamed town hall, Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday announced that many of the employees of the tech giant will be allowed to work from home even after COVID-19..

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Americans bulk up on home gym equipment to stay fit while staying at home [Video]

Americans bulk up on home gym equipment to stay fit while staying at home

With millions of Americans staying home, demand has soared for fitness equipment to create home gyms - both as a way to stay fit and to relieve stress.

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NFL's Cody Latimer Faces Felony Charges [Video]

NFL's Cody Latimer Faces Felony Charges

Washington Redskins wide receiver Cody Latimer is facing five charges, including felony illegal discharge of a firearm. Newser reports Latimer was arrested in a Denver suburb Saturday morning. He made..

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Americans bulk up on home gym equipment to stay fit [Video]

Americans bulk up on home gym equipment to stay fit

With millions of Americans staying home, demand has soared for fitness equipment to create home gyms - both as a way to stay fit and to relieve stress. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:51Published
Mum accused of child abuse for letting her gender-neutral eight year old be a drag quee [Video]

Mum accused of child abuse for letting her gender-neutral eight year old be a drag quee

A defiant mum has hit back at critics who have accused her of child abuse for letting her gender-neutral eight-year-old become a drag queen. First introduced to the gender-bending performance art at..

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