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A 14-year-old special needs student was allegedly raped after a teacher convinced her to act as bait in a bid to catch a school's sexual predator. The girl was said to have become involved in the plan after faculty members at Sparkman Middle School in Toney, Alabama, received...
An estimated crowd of nearly 400,000 climate activists flooded New York City’s streets on Sunday in a coming-out party for a new breed of environmentalism – one that’s louder and rowdier than the old-school greens who dominated the movement when Barack Obama entered the White...
An exodus of top-level officials from the Department of Homeland Security is undercutting the agency’s ability to stay ahead of a range of emerging threats, including potential terrorist strikes and cyberattacks, according to interviews with current and former officials. Over...
Austin's Morning News interview Michael Morton about but his new memoir, ‘Getting Life,’ details a 25-year Hell in heartbreaking detail, his upcoming appearance at Life Austin Church, and the art of forgiveness. Morton was arrested and charged with beating his wife to death in...
The union representing America's immigration caseworkers warned Thursday of the "real and serious threat" that Islamic State terrorists could gain entry to the United States, either by slipping through the southern U.S. border or exploiting "loose and lax" visa policies. Kenneth...
Texas education officials took an initial step Thursday toward asking the state to reconsider raising the minimum college GPA needed for prospective educators to enter certification programs. "A little nod ... saying 'we know you can do it, and we support you in this' would be a...
More than 6,000 speeding tickets will be dismissed "in the interest of justice," according to City of Houston prosecutors. Those tickets were written by four officers allegedly involved in a ticket-rigging scheme to collect more overtime. " In the interest of justice and...
The Senate’s passage of President Barack Obama’s plan to arm Syrian rebels sets up an even bigger battle in deadline-driven Washington: The Syria cliff. While the Senate voted, 78-22, to arm Syrian rebels that oppose the Islamic State and temporarily fund the government, the...
Congress appears set to sprint for the exits after voting to fund President Barack Obama’s new war on ISIS — although not by name — after rejecting a smattering of calls from lawmakers to go on record explicitly debating and authorizing it. The get-out-of-town votes could come...