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Saudi Arabia has reportedly told the Obama administration and congressional leaders that it will sell billions of dollars in U.S. financial assets if Congress passes a bill to make the Saudi government legally responsible for any role in the 9/11 attacks. The administration has...
Tim League, founder and CEO of the Alamo Drafthouse, issued a statement in response to a Variety article in which AMC CEO Adam Aron floated the idea of allowing texting in movie theaters. The Drafthouse runs clips before each screening – including recent videos with Melissa...
Stephanie Rhodus says her 8-month-old son, Archer, doesn’t like to be covered up when she is breast-feeding him. But when the 25-year-old tried to feed her son Monday during an appearance in a North Carolina court, she was told to cover up by a judge, who scolded her. “I was...
Thursday’s debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders offered a revealing window into the current state of the Democratic campaign and a look at two candidates who have reached the limit of their patience with each other. What started out many months ago as a relatively...
Austin Police are continuing to try and crackdown on the hands free ordinance by using buses to catch drivers on their cell phones. 19 total APD officers hit the morning rush hour Wednesday morning on I-35 south of the river. The goal was to catch people using their cell phones...
Austin police used a Capital Metro bus to catch some distracted drivers in the act on Interstate 35 Wednesday morning. An officer licensed to drive a bus was at the wheel while two others were on the look out. The initiative produced 36 citations. As soon as the two officers...
Maria Escamilla now knows more than the physical cost of nearly dying in a vicious attack at the hands of her ex-boyfriend. She now has a dollar amount after a Dallas County jury on Wednesday awarded her $40.5 million. It’s money for the 500 stitches from stab wounds to her face...
The 2016 presidential campaign is spreading anxiety and stirring racial and ethnic tensions in classrooms nationwide, according to a survey by the nonprofit Southern Poverty Law Center. Out of 5,000 comments from teachers around the country, more than 1,000 mentioned GOP front-...
The Texas teenager who killed four people and injured nine in a drunk driving crash and then avoided jail will appear in court Wednesday after violating his probation when he and his mother went on the run to Mexico in December. Affluenza teen Ethan Couch turned 19 on Monday and...