<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - National Today]]> <![CDATA[D.C. sniper set to be executed Tuesday]]> <![CDATA[Pentagon set to announce downsizing plans]]> The BBC is reporting that U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will announce cuts to the military budget for 2015.]]> <![CDATA[Elway endorses Romney, to no one's surprise]]> Basketball legend Charles Barkley once told a story about his mother confronting him about supporting Republicans.]]> <![CDATA[Jeb Bush Offers Some Light Praise For Obama]]> Up is down, left is right. One week after Bill Clinton had some kind words to say about Mitt Romney's time in the private sector, Jeb Bush on Thursday had something nice to say about President Obama's time in office.]]> <![CDATA[Bucknell professor gets death sentence from Ethiopia]]> <![CDATA[Controversial Proposition 8 backer is grilled on beliefs about gays]]> <![CDATA[Occupying Policy]]> Walking by Zuccotti Park, you might think that Occupy Wall Street had vanished into thin air. But if you walk a few blocks further, to the public atrium at 60 Wall St, you’ll find working groups deep in conversation. The work of Occupy continues, in New York City and across the country as well. Indeed, some Occupy groups have begun campaigns with a specific goal: policy reform.]]> <![CDATA[Unemployment stays at 10 percent in December, but job losses more than expected]]> <![CDATA[Clinton draws line on Syria: chemical weapons]]> U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the U.S. is setting a "red line" on Syria's treatment of citizen unrest: If Syria uses chemical weapons against its citizens, the U.S. would "take action."]]> <![CDATA[White House warns that job creation will lag U.S. recovery]]> <![CDATA[Palin joining Fox News as contributor]]> <![CDATA[Medical pot business poised for huge growth]]> <![CDATA[Obama calls Sandra Fluke, student dissed by Rush Limbaugh]]> President Barack Obama on Friday phoned the Georgetown University law student who was called a “slut” by Rush Limbaugh to find out if she is OK.]]> <![CDATA[President Obama eyes super PAC showdown]]> National Democrats are banking on a long-shot strategy to shield President Barack Obama from an expected onslaught of outside GOP spending in the 2012 election: nuking the messengers.]]> <![CDATA[Optimistic investors push markets up to start new year]]> <![CDATA[Mexico arrests 'La Barbie,' accused drug lord wanted by U.S.]]> <![CDATA[Texas Wants to Say Adios to the Voting Rights Act's Authority]]> Look up at your clock. By this same hour tomorrow, more than 1,500 US-born Latinos will have celebrated a milestone birthday, and turned 18. They’ll be eligible to vote in local, state and federal elections in their home states—but if that state is Texas, that right is under threat.]]> <![CDATA[Lawsuit alleges Toyota has history of hiding safety concerns]]> <![CDATA[Debate over terror trial continues as suspect again cooperates]]> <![CDATA[Americans jailed in Haiti were not trafficking children, fellow congregants say]]>