Austin's Morning News

ASSOCIATED PRESS It starts out like most fotonovelas, Latino comic books with themes often centered on love and betrayal: Teenage "Yaneth" is at a picnic when she spots handsome, raven-haired "David." She nabs his number and afterward, playfully sends him a text message. A few...
Daniel Yi LA TIMES Megan from marketing got two televisions, a DVD player, an Xbox 360 and two iPods. Vicki from training got a digital camera, a GPS navigation system and a Bose speaker dock with her iPod. Ben and So Youn, the couple from the lab, got a 42-inch flat-screen TV...
Liam Houlihan news.com.au A LEADING Muslim cleric has blamed the devastating drought, climate change and pollution on Australians' lack of faith in Allah. Radical sheik Mohammed Omran told followers at his Brunswick mosque that out-of-control secular scientific values had caused...
Not since the Victorian age of starched sheets and starchy manners, builders and architects say, have there been so many orders for separate bedrooms. Or separate sleeping nooks. Or his-and-her wings. In interviews, couples and sociologists say that often it has nothing to do...
Scott Harrison KRDOTV.com It may have started out as a prank, or as a dare. But some Castle Rock Middle School students are in big trouble for allegedly producing and distributing nude photos of female classmates. According to police, as many as six girls were dared to pose for...
Jenny Jarvie LA TIMES Prison inmates in South Carolina could get up to six months shaved off their sentences if they donated a kidney or their bone marrow, under a proposed bill before the state Senate. "We have a lot of people dying as they wait for organs, so I thought about...
KSAT.com Volunteers from a border patrol watchdog group are monitoring the streets of Kerrville to look out for a suspected child predator. The volunteers from the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps came to help the Hill Country city after some citizens reported child predator...
JUAN CARLOS LLORCA ABCnews.com Mayan priests will purify a sacred archaeological site to eliminate "bad spirits" after President Bush visits next week, an official with close ties to the group said Thursday. "That a person like (Bush), with the persecution of our migrant...
LISA DONOVAN CHICAGO SUN-TIMES A northern Illinois judge reversed his decision to allow a man charged with molesting three children to visit Disney World during a court-approved family trip to Florida. The change of heart, or what Associate Judge R. Craig Sahlstrom called a "...