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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...
A Jacksonville man says he was duped and robbed by two girls after attempting to meet with a woman he met on the internet. The victim says he chatted online with a woman, known on her MySpace.com profile as “Natalia”, for two weeks before deciding to meet with her. He says her...
Amy Fagan THE WASHINGTON TIMES Key backers of the Senate immigration bill said yesterday they are willing to consider a compromise that would delay the guest-worker program and "amnesty" portions until the borders have been secured. The proposal was floated by Senate Judiciary...
Charles Babington WASHINGTON POST The Senate rejected by a single vote yesterday an effort to amend the Constitution to allow Congress to ban desecration of the American flag, after a two-day debate freighted with political calculations and sharp disputes over the limits of free...
ASSOCIATED PRESS Andrea Yates said her 6-month-old daughter was the easiest of her five children to drown and that she got mad when her 7-year-old son fought with her, one of her former cellmates testified Tuesday. Felicia Doe, who was in Yates' cell block in the Harris County...
Nicholas Riccardi LA Times The University of Colorado on Monday moved to fire a professor whose essay likening some victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to a Nazi caused a national outcry. Phil DiStefano, interim chancellor of the Boulder campus, delivered a notice of recommended...
Karen Kaplan LA Times Having one or more older brothers boosts the likelihood of a boy growing up to be gay — an effect due not to social factors, but biological events that occur in their mother's womb, according to a study published today. In an analysis of 905 men and their...