Austin's Morning Show

The Obama administration is considering seeking congressional authorization for military action against the Islamic State under a revamped counter­terrorism strategy President Obama announced last year. A mandate from Congress could provide domestic legal justification for the...
Al Sharpton is again working both sides of the street, and it’s paying off for him. As he’s inserted himself into the tense situation in Ferguson, he’s had an assist from none other than the president of the United States. And he continues to bask in the spotlight at MSNBC,...
The grand jury that is hearing evidence in the Michael Brown shooting death has one black man and two black women on the panel, and six white men and three white women. The Post-Dispatch reported Wednesday that the grand jury had three black people, but the gender information is...
A group of Noble High School girls were left crying and humiliated after they claim they were called out in front of the entire school for what they were wearing. Parents and students are both furious at the way inappropriate outfits were addressed on the first day of school...
Gov. Rick Perry personally called a well-known Austin Democrat to discuss her interest in replacing Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg days before the public learned Perry was threatening to withhold state funding from Lehmberg's office unless she resigned. Austin...
In the near future, you may no longer have to wait in line to use the men's or women's room. A proposed city-wide ordinance would make all business, single occupancy bathrooms, "gender neutral." Some businesses around town already have unisex bathrooms. None of them wanted to...
Earlier this month, City Council Member Chris Riley cut a check for $7,294.87 to cover unpaid property taxes on his downtown Austin home. The Travis Central Appraisal District determined he owed those taxes after an anonymous complaint was filed in June, accusing Riley of...
The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria cannot be defeated unless the United States or its partners take on the Sunni militants in Syria, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Thursday. “This is an organization that has an apocalyptic end-of-days strategic vision that will...
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas warned Thursday that militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and other terrorist groups may have already slipped across the Mexican border. Mr. Perry said there is “no clear evidence” that terrorists have entered the United States illegally...