Austin's Morning News

KSAT.com Lillian Stiles was in her yard when she was attacked by a pack of dogs and killed. The 76-year-old woman was only a few steps from her lawnmower and her family doesn't know if she was dragged from the seat or taken down when she stepped off. With the memory of a mauling...
Sig Christenson San Antonio Express-News A one-time Lackland AFB training instructor who posed nude in Playboy magazine says she's quit the service after being demoted from staff sergeant to low-ranking airman. The trainer, Michelle Manhart, said life on the base became...
Betsy Rothstein THE HILL Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) believes it is his right as a Muslim to be sworn into Congress with the Quran. But apparently, the freshman lawmaker doesn’t believe it’s Rep. Tom Tancredo’s (R-Colo.) right to smoke a cigar in his congressional office...
CBS4.com Former Miami Heat superstar Tim Hardaway told a local sports radio show that he "hates gay people." Hardaway made the comments while he was being interviewed by Dan Le Batard on 790 the Ticket Wednesday afternoon. The five time All Star was asked how he would deal with...
E. Scott Reckard David Streitfeld Adrian G. Uribarri LA TIMES Bank of America said Tuesday that it was issuing credit cards to Spanish-speaking immigrants who may not have Social Security numbers, triggering complaints that the nation's largest retail bank is tacitly endorsing...
Stephen Dinan and Jerry Seper THE WASHINGTON TIMES The National Football League refused to run a recruitment ad for the U.S. Border Patrol in last week's Super Bowl program, saying it was "controversial" because it mentioned duties such as fighting terrorism and stopping drugs...
WNBC.com A former high school teacher who caused controversy by posing in a bikini is causing a stir again by posing in much less. Erica Chevillar used to teach history at West Boca Raton High School. However, she gave up the job after parents complained that her side job...
AMY HARMON The New York Times There is no established ritual for how an anonymous sperm donor should contact his genetic children. But for Jeffrey Harrison, Valentine’s Day seemed as good an occasion as any. “It’s a short life,” he said, “and these children need to have some...
KRISTINA SHEVORY The New York Times Construction cranes are dotting the skyline here after a six-year hiatus. Large swaths of downtown, once largely parking lots, low-slung buildings and warehouses, are being demolished to put up glass skyscrapers, and land that had been vacant...