<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - National Today]]> <![CDATA[New study proves gun control works]]> Study finds the 2007 repeal of a Missouri law that required a license before being able purchase a gun caused an immediate local spike in gun murders. ]]> <![CDATA[Kentucky AG won't appeal ruling on out of state same sex marriages]]> After a federal judge ruled that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages from other states, the state Attorney General, Jack Conway, has decided not to appeal the ruling.]]> <![CDATA[Obama renews push for $50-billion 'roads, railways and runways' program]]> <![CDATA[7-year-old Detroit girl shot and killed by police]]> Squatting on the stoop outside his Detroit home Sunday afternoon, the father of the 7-year-old girl killed earlier that day gazed at photos of his only daughter at her sixth birthday party. "She had a lively, free spirit," Charles Jones murmured. He then bent over, burying his face in his hands as he wept.]]> <![CDATA[By not disclosing Delphi investment, Romney may have broken law]]> When Mitt Romney made millions off investments in companies that benefited from the government bailout, he wasn't breaking the law.]]> <![CDATA[Rejoice! It’s Ryan!]]> JANESVILLE, Wis.— Mitt Romney has made his first presidential-level decision, picking Paul Ryan, the 42-year-old, seven-term Congressman from southern Wisconsin, as his running mate.]]> <![CDATA[Obama aides talk about crisis, calm in the Waikiki West Wing]]> <![CDATA[New WikiLeaks documents show calls for attack on Iran]]> <![CDATA[Texas Republican owns up to 'baby killer' remark]]> <![CDATA[Car slams into Laughlin casino, killing 2]]> <![CDATA[Suspects in Dallas plot, Fort Hood attack were on FBI's radar, but only one was taken down]]> <![CDATA[Budget retools NASA's mission, and U.S. future in space]]> <![CDATA[How Much Oil Is Really in the U.S.?]]> On recent campaign stops, President Obama has taken to summing up America's oil supply problem with the following statistic: We use 20 percent of the world's production, but only have 2 percent of its reserves. Then this past week, the president got pushback from Republicans, who are citing a new government study to allege we have closer to 26 percent of the world's supply.]]> <![CDATA['The Innocence of Muslims' shines light on free speech, social media issues]]> 'The Innocence of Muslims' is 14 minutes that has changed the world.]]> <![CDATA[Obama pushes GOP to extend unemployment benefits]]> On the eve of a vote to extend jobless benefits, President Barack Obama on Monday urged Republican senators to set aside partisanship and vote for a package that would provide relief to 2.5 million out-of-work Americans.]]> <![CDATA[SeaWorld Orlando trainer killed in whale attack]]> <![CDATA[At the Supreme Court, Odds Lie Against Affirmative Action]]> If you believe in the value of affirmative action in high academics -- "that student body diversity is a compelling state interest that can justify the use of race in university admissions," to use United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's phrase from the last big case on the topic -- then you should know from the get-go that little good is likely to come from the court's choice Tuesday to add a new school admissions case to its docket for consideration next fall, right around the presidential election.]]> <![CDATA[Russian currency hits new low]]> Russia's currency is has reached a new all-time low against the dollar, based largely on the deepening crisis in Ukraine.]]> <![CDATA[Sandusky Shower Abuse Victim To Sue Penn State]]> A man claiming to have been the boy sexually assaulted by Jerry Sandusky in a Penn State locker room shower will file a lawsuit against the university, his lawyers announced Thursday.]]> <![CDATA[House Passes Insider-Trading Bill]]> The House passed a bill banning Congress and executive branch officials from insider trading, but brushed aside a provision aimed at reining in those who pry financial information from Congress and sell it to investment firms.]]>