<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - National Today]]> <![CDATA[Historian: Scrap of scripture refers to Jesus...and his wife]]> A fourth-century scrap of papyrus makes reference to a wife of Jesus Christ, a concept unheard-of in Christianity that could, if authenticated, have massive effects on the faith.]]> <![CDATA[Low religious involvement in new poll: What does it mean?]]> A new Pew Research poll says Americans are less religiously involved than ever: 20 percent are not affiliated with a particular religious institution.]]> <![CDATA[Verizon abandons $2 ‘convenience fee’ after consumer backlash]]> <![CDATA[GOP convention attendees ejected after harassing black camerawoman]]> Two attendees at the Republican National Convention were tossed from the Tampa Bay Times Forum after an apparently racist incident directed at a CNN camerawoman.]]> <![CDATA[Colorado Sheriffs refuse new gun laws]]> <![CDATA[Asian-Americans seek to gain voice in immigration debate]]> <![CDATA[Sales of hand sanitizer and face masks rise as fear of H1N1 increases]]> KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Teresa Edwards has Purell dispensers positioned all through her house in Overland Park, Kan. She makes her two young sons slather on the gel whenever they get home from school. She would have made them wear the face masks she bought, if the things had fit properly. Now she's shopping for child-size versions. "I was and I still am freaked out by swine flu," Edwards said. So are millions of other worried people.]]> <![CDATA[See American Idol contestant Clay Aiken announce run for Congress]]> Former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken has announced he's running for North Carolina's 2nd congressional district against incumbant Republican Renee Ellmers.]]> <![CDATA[And 2013's biggest charitable givers are...]]> The Chronicle of Philanthropy released its rankings of the top charitable givers in the U.S. for 2013.]]> <![CDATA[New iPhone app tracks drone strikes]]> A new app for the iPhone allows Americans to track killings related to drone strikes in real time.  "The app was made b]]> <![CDATA[U.S. government issues guidelines for banks to provide services to marijuana businesses]]> Banks now have permission to offer financial services to marijuana-related businesses.]]> <![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[Abortion foe takes stand, admits to killing doctor]]> <![CDATA[Use of food stamps by soldiers rising]]> Use of food stamps by soldiers continued to rise in 2013, an upward trend that's been in place since the start of the recession in 2008.]]> <![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[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[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[Supreme court denies to hear appeal on "boobies" ban ]]> A Pennsylvania school district that lost a lawsuit after banning students from wearing breast cancer awareness bracelets had its appeal denied by the U.S. Supreme Court.]]> <![CDATA[5.9 earthquake hits Virginia]]> <![CDATA[West Memphis 3 are freed after 18 years behind bars]]>