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BASTROP (KXAN) — With nowhere to stand, and an overflow room just as packed, people from Bastrop County and other areas came armed with questions about Operation Jade Helm 15. The military training exercise will happen this summer on private property in the county. “We...
BALTIMORE — Maryland’s governor activated the National Guard on Monday and the city of Baltimore announced a curfew for all residents as a turbulent day that began with the funeral of 25-year-old Freddie Gray , the nation’s latest symbol of police brutality, ended with rioting...
Chipotle on Monday becomes the first major restaurant chain to say “no” to GMOs. As of this week, the 1831-restaurant fast food chain will only serve food that is free of genetically engineered ingredients, the New York Times reports , disdaining the use of crops whose DNA is...
A young mother has spoken of her humiliation after a dental assistant apparently removed her nine-month-old son from her arms without asking while she was breastfeeding him in the dentist's chair. Tayler Chaice Buzbee was forced to make an emergency appointment at an Aspen...
The clock is starting to run out on contentious immigration legislation offered this year by tea party Republicans in the Legislature. With five weeks left in lawmakers’ session, hard-line measures — including bills on college tuition for those in the U.S. illegally and on “...
The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation says the global philanthropy is working quickly to remedy mistakes it made in how it disclosed donors, saying that its policies on transparency and contributions from foreign governments are “stronger than ever.” Maura Pally...
The words on the cellphone screen called the 12-year-old girl ugly. Told her to rot in hell. Urged her to kill herself. Jennifer Smith’s anger at the online messages tormenting her daughter turned to disbelief when the attacks moved to the McKinney mother’s Instagram account...
The Round Rock Police Department is no longer releasing video of a traffic stop Tuesday that has raised questions about whether the officer used excessive force. The department said they must get permission to show the video from the Attorney General’s office since a child was...
LIBERTY HILL, Texas -- Two children are dead after a crash along U.S. 183 near Liberty Hill on Wednesday, according to Texas Department of Public Safety troopers. Troopers said a 15-year-old boy and a 9-year-old girl died at the scene after the car they were riding in was rear-...