Colorado

8:57am

Tue July 31, 2012
The Torch

Missy Franklin On Winning Gold: 'Someone Needs To Pinch Me'

Missy Franklin stands on the podium with her gold medal, after winning the 100m backstroke at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Of that moment, she says, "I was trying to sing, but I was like, crying, at the same time."
Adam Pretty Getty Images

Missy Franklin couldn't contain herself — in the pool, on the medals stand and at her first gold medal news conference — after a dramatic finish in the 100 meter Olympic backstroke Monday night in London.

It wasn't an easy race. Out front and pulling hard with her graceful but powerful strokes, Emily Seebohm of Australia led in the last 50 meters, with the American Franklin a few strokes back.

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7:17am

Tue July 31, 2012

11:21am

Mon July 30, 2012

9:44am

Mon July 30, 2012
The Two-Way

Colorado Shooting Stories: There Were Many 'Heroes Among Us'

Originally published on Thu August 2, 2012 7:15 am

A heart shaped balloon hovered above a memorial for victims outside the Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colo., last week.
Joe Raedle Getty Images

5:22am

Mon July 30, 2012
The Two-Way

Long Legal Process Begins For Aurora Shooting Suspect

Originally published on Mon July 30, 2012 6:46 am

James Holmes, in an Arapahoe County, Colo., court on July 23.
AP
  • Kirk Siegler on 'Morning Edition'

Months of pre-trial legal arguments begin in earnest this morning when James Holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people and wounding 58 others in a July 20 shooting rampage at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., appears in an Arapahoe County, Colo., court.

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