Austin's Morning Show

Jennifer Harper THE WASHINGTON TIMES Sleepy, Grumpy, Larry, Moe, Krypton -- that's what seems to stick in the national mind-set these days. Americans are more familiar with the Seven Dwarfs, the Three Stooges and Superman than with current events and world leaders, according to...
SCOTT SHANE The New York Times Intelligence and counterterrorism officials said yesterday that the scale and sophistication of the scheme to blow up jetliners over the Atlantic could mean that Al Qaeda, whose central command has been severely damaged since 2001, was again able...
By Karen DeYoung Washington Post Staff Writer Strong indications of an al-Qaeda link to the alleged airliner-bombing plot uncovered in London yesterday suggest that the terrorist network has survived and adapted despite heavy blows to its leadership and organizational structure...
By Craig Whitlock and Dafna Linzer Washington Post Foreign Service It all began with a tip: In the aftermath of the July 7, 2005, suicide bombings on London's transit system, British authorities received a call from a worried member of the Muslim community, reporting general...
By BRENDAN M. CASE and JEFF KEARNS / The Dallas Morning News Airline passengers face stepped-up security in light of an alleged terror plot to blow up airplanes over the Atlantic, and some international flights could face delays or disruptions. Revelation of the alleged plot to...
Big increases in immigration since 1990 have not hurt employment prospects for American workers, says a study released Thursday. The report comes as Congress and much of the nation are debating immigration policy, a big issue in this fall's midterm congressional elections. The...
By CLIFFORD KRAUSS and JEREMY W. PETERS BP began shutting down the nation’s largest oil field yesterday after an inspection detected heavy corrosion and a small leak in a critical pipeline in its Prudhoe Bay operation in Alaska. The emergency drove already-high world crude oil...
Patrice Hill THE WASHINGTON TIMES Big Oil's record profits attract attention and outrage, but an independent study has found that oil companies do exactly what economic textbooks say they should do with all that money: They invest it in oil exploration and development efforts...
Peter Baker and Claudia Deane THE WASHINGTON POST Most Americans describe themselves as being in an anti-incumbent mood heading into this fall's midterm congressional elections, and the percentage of people who approve of their own representative's performance is at the lowest...