Tom Goldman

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

A MARTINEZ, HOST:

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

And now it's time for sports.

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

Updated December 31, 2021 at 6:09 PM ET

Urban wildfires north of Denver that spread in what Gov. Jared Polis called "the blink of an eye" and destroyed at least 500 homes are largely contained.

That's according to local and state officials who spoke at a Friday morning briefing.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

SARAH MCCAMMON, HOST:

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Pages