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In response to an open records request, the University of Texas at Austin on Thursday released dozens of recommendation letters written by lawmakers and other individuals that were initially sent to University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa. The transmission of...
Richard Russler claims a corner along a Flagstaff street, hoping the steady stream of motorists will net him $40 a day for a hotel room and maybe some food. He turned to panhandling after his vehicle was totaled during a trip from Kansas to California, and he became stranded in...
Forty-six percent of doctors give President Obama's healthcare law a "D" or an "F," according to a new survey from the Physicians Foundation. In contrast, just 25 percent of those surveyed gave the law an "A" or a "B." The findings come from a survey that was emailed to "...
Like so many in tech-besotted San Francisco, Adam Reichart sometimes straps on a GoPro camera to capture a first-person view of his adventures. Unlike most who don the wearable camera, he's homeless. I've talked to Reichart on the streets of my neighborhood many times. Slight,...
A 60-year-old Illinois man is claiming a 33-year-old nurse forced him to have sex with her while he lay in his hospital bed awaiting a heart transplant - and he's suing the hospital for more than $200,000. In a Cook County Circuit Court complaint, John Cantone said that at 9 p.m...
Apple said Wednesday night that it is making it impossible for the company to turn over data from most iPhones or iPads to police — even when they have a search warrant — taking a hard new line as tech companies attempt to blunt allegations that they have too readily...
After an airman was unable to complete his reenlistment because he omitted the part of a required oath that states “so help me God,” the Air Force changed its instructions for the oath. Following a review of the policy by the Department of Defense General Counsel, the Air Force...
A mother of three has spoken about her anger and humiliation after she was visited by Child Protective Services for letting her 6-year-old son play outside unsupervised. Children's book author Kari Anne Roy, who lives in Austin, Texas, wrote on her blog HaikuMama last week about...
A federal judge has denied a motion by the Austin Firefighters Association to intervene in a settlement between the city and the U.S. Department of Justice over discrimination allegations. The union has long objected to the settlement — called a consent decree — that will award...