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Lisa Sandberg SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS In her quest to become the next governor, Texas Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn has continued to accept, despite criticism, hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from attorneys whose firms appear to have a stake in...
DAVID E. SANGER and SCOTT SHANE The New York Times The Supreme Court's Guantánamo ruling on Thursday was the most significant setback yet for the Bush administration's contention that the Sept. 11 attacks and their aftermath have justified one of the broadest expansions of...
Anne Harding REUTERS In a study of sleep characteristics in 669 adults in Chicago who were compared by sex and race, investigators found that blacks got less sleep than whites, while men got less sleep than women. Furthermore, the wealthier you are, the more sleep you're likely...
Jamie Talan NEWSDAY A psychologist at Stony Brook University on Long Island, collaborating with scientists at other institutions, has discovered what philosophers have long known: Money doesn't make people happier. Yet the perception that it does continues to motivate people to...
Nicole Gaouette LA TIMES Senate leaders overcame a procedural glitch Thursday that had stalled efforts to revamp immigration laws, paving the way for the chamber to appoint negotiators to work on a joint bill with the House. The agreement eliminated a problem that had threatened...
Peggy Fikac EXPRESS-NEWS Clergy gathered outside a church sanctuary Thursday to promote a campaign to keep partisan politics out of houses of worship — a choice of setting that Gov. Rick Perry's spokesman called hypocritical. Members of the group, whose news release targeted the...
MATT STILES Houston Chronicle Local officials continued to debate police policy toward illegal immigrants Thursday after the U.S. House passed a Houston lawmaker's measure that would cut off federal crime-fighting money to cities with sanctuary policies. The House overwhelmingly...
From 9am to 10am Friday morning KLBJ's food critic, Rob Balon, will join Austin's Morning News to give you restaurant reviews and answer your questions about Austin cuisine.
KAREN ROBINSON-JACOBS The Dallas Morning News The U.S. surgeon general handed advocates of smoke-free public places new ammunition Tuesday – a report declaring that separate smoking sections don't protect bystanders from the hazards posed by other people's tobacco smoke. While...