Austin's Morning Show

Not since “Hawkeye” Pierce and Frank Burns jousted over “Hot Lips” Houlihan in “M*A*S*H*” have liberals and conservatives fought so heatedly over a nurse. When Kaci Hickox, RN — fresh from fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone — spoke out against a mandatory quarantine in New Jersey,...
All that was left of Julia Washington’s seared-scallop entree were the baby artichokes. The 10-year-old speared one with a fork, eyeing it with curiosity and contempt. “I don’t know about new things. I don’t know how they taste,” the fifth-grader from Upper Marlboro said at the...
They come in by the minivan-load. Take a look at those license plates — these Halloween carpetbaggers are clearly not from the neighborhood. Some of them are just teenagers with pillowcases and no costumes! Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/halloween-carpetbaggers-...
Colorado's new election system is being panned by critics as a "ridiculous experiment" that could lead to more voter fraud -- in a year of very tight races with nothing less than control of the Senate on the line. This election year, every eligible Colorado voter is getting...
Every Halloween, some conservative evangelical churches across the United States offer thrill seekers a faith-based alternative to the haunted house. Local teenagers and adults don costumes and demonic masks to enact what they see as the sins that land a person in hell. The...
A former Marine who served in Iraq says he's been banned from his daughter's Maryland high school after a heated argument over a lesson on Islam. Kevin Wood told MyFoxDC.com that he went to La Plata High School in La Plata, a town about 30 miles southeast of Washington, and...
Convinced by clergymen from across the country that she had entered a raging national debate on religious freedom she wanted no part of, Mayor Annise Parker on Wednesday agreed to withdraw controversial subpoenas the city issued to five local pastors in connection with a lawsuit...
A Massachusetts teen who was suspended from school after a photo of her and her boyfriend holding Airsoft rifles was posted on Facebook made an innocent mistake that the school has "blown out of proportion," her father said Wednesday. Jailes Pereira, of Middleboro, Mass., told...
We hold our physicians to high standards because they make life-or-death decisions. Yet when it comes to drug addiction, their behavior can be disturbing. Their overall rates of substance abuse are roughly on par with the rest of the population, at about 10 percent. For...