<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - National Today]]> <![CDATA[Why Republican voters are so angry about Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline.]]> Newt Gingrich’s schedule, 72 hours before the Florida primary, goes like this: church, parking lot of a retirement mega-city, church. His only speech of the day is here, in a grove of tidy homes and souped-up golf carts. As the Villagers stand, or sit in their chairs, or stay in their carts to sip Arizona Iced Tea or frappes, Gingrich explains why Barack Obama is failing them.]]> <![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[The Senate Gets a Little More Hispanic and a Lot More Conservative ]]> The holy crusade that movement conservatives undertook against Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst concluded with Tuesday’s Senate runoff, producing his once-unlikely defeat at the hands of his much-celebrated Tea Party challenger, former state solicitor general Ted Cruz.* What makes the election so interesting is that Dewhurst, who has been denounced from one end of the conservative blogosphere to the other as a “RINO” and as “Dewcrist,” can’t really be accused of any specific ideological heresies.]]> <![CDATA[Democrats losing favor with some Latinos]]> <![CDATA[Palin joining Fox News as contributor]]> <![CDATA[5.9 earthquake hits Virginia]]> <![CDATA[Obama ads cost $700k and counting]]> President Barack Obama’s six-state TV campaign is running at a strength of about $700,000 so far, according to a source monitoring the 2012 air war.]]> <![CDATA[Boston Marathon bombing and terrorism like it is nearly unpreventable]]> <![CDATA[After Newtown shooting, NRA silent]]> The country's largest and most outspoken pro-gun group has been silent since the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. that left 27 people dead, including 20 children.]]> <![CDATA[Study finds racial bias in North Carolina's death sentences]]> <![CDATA[GOP seeks alternatives to Obama health care law]]> <![CDATA[Supreme Court backs students in MySpace cases]]> School officials were put on notice they can be sued for violating the FirstAmendment if they discipline students for vulgar and malicious postings on home computers.]]> <![CDATA[Obama returns to Gulf, prepares to address nation on spill]]> Kicking off a week of high-stakes maneuvering around an oil slick threatening to bog down his first term, Barack Obama returned to the Gulf region Monday, touring the oil-stained waters by boat and warning of hard times to come, but touting the region's continued viability for tourists.]]> <![CDATA[Disabled mother battles to keep her son]]> <![CDATA[In Texas Senate, heroine Wendy Davis and Democrats win in the end]]> The Texas legislature was the star of social media last night, as the Democratic minority mounted a filibuster against a tough anti-abortion law that would have caused more than half of Texas' abortion clinics to close. And after more twists and turns than a Bond film, the bill died last night as the special session ended.]]> <![CDATA[Giffords returns to Congress for debt-limit vote]]> Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., returned to Congress in dramatic fashion for the first time since being shot in the head in January, appearing almost unannounced in the midst of one of the most contentious votes of the year.]]> <![CDATA[Medical pot business poised for huge growth]]> <![CDATA[PHOTOS: Look back at the Iraq War, 10 years later]]> The U.S. invasion of Iraq took place 10 years ago this week, and news outlets have been marking the occasion by checking in with the current state of the country and looking up notable names from that time.]]> <![CDATA[10 questions of law the candidates should face in tonight's debate]]> Tonight's debate, the third and final between President Barack Obama and his challenger, Gov. Mitt Romney, will focus on foreign policy.]]> <![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.]]>