Austin's Morning Show

A poll taken since a white police officer in Missouri shot dead an unarmed black teenager shows blacks and whites sharply divided on how fairly the police deal with each group, along with a rising feeling, especially among whites, that race relations in the country are troubled...
Some conservatives were fuming Wednesday following revelations that one of the members of the grand jury that indicted Gov. Rick Perry last week seemed to have attended the Texas Democratic State Convention in June. Perry, his lawyers and supporters have said repeatedly that the...
Gov. Rick Perry, who has been using taxpayer dollars to pay his defense lawyers, will tap campaign funds from now on to compensate the attorneys who are fighting his felony indictments, his spokesman said Wednesday night. Perry spokesman Felix Browne said the governor, who has...
The trial began Tuesday for a Southeast Texas father accused of killing a drunken driver in a fit of rage after his two sons were fatally struck on a rural road. David Barajas was charged with murder in the shooting death of 20-year-old Jose Banda Jr. Authorities say Barajas...
Attorney General Eric Holder flew to Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday as the nation's chief law enforcement officer leading an investigation into a police shooting. He also arrived as an African-American who said he understands the racial tensions that have fueled days of protests...
Kneeling in the dirt in a desert somewhere in the Middle East, James Foley lost his life this week at the hands of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Before pulling out the knife used to decapitate him, his masked executioner explained that he was killing the 40-year-old...
109,631,000 Americans lived in households that received benefits from one or more federally funded "means-tested programs" — also known as welfare — as of the fourth quarter of 2012, according to data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau. The Census Bureau has not yet reported...
For years, Gamescom—one of the world's biggest annual trade exhibitions for digital gamers—has been a man's world. But games developers now are increasingly targeting a growing community of female gamers, as a way of boosting an industry expected to generate sales of $100...
As a county grand jury prepared to hear evidence on Wednesday in the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer that touched off 10 days of unrest here, witnesses have given investigators sharply conflicting accounts of the killing. Some of the accounts seem to...