Mark and Charlie's Blog

Senate Democratic leaders on Tuesday shrugged off White House concerns over a bill that would enable terrorism victims and their families to sue foreign countries and groups for financial damages, an issue that has become contentious as President Barack Obama visits Saudi Arabia...
Posted: 5:50 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, 2016 A day after it was accused of selling a cake with an anti-gay slur written on it to a gay Austin pastor, Whole Foods Market on Tuesday responded with full force — filing a counter lawsuit against its accuser, releasing a video that it...
A former educational assistant at McNeil High School allegedly had sex with a second student several times, according to an affidavit obtained by KVUE on Tuesday. According to the affidavit, Tyler Johnson, 20, had sex with a 14-year-old student at her Round Rock residence...
The high-profile, on-campus murder of University of Texas at Austin freshman Haruka Weiser earlier this month brought parents' attention to a longtime reality for the UT Police Department: As a public school in the middle of a bustling city, the UT campus provides no haven from...
They may be the frontrunners, but a majority of Americans can’t see themselves supporting either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. Nor, for that matter, could they fathom supporting Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. According to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal national poll , 68 percent of...
Donald Trump's national field director Stuart Jolly resigned on Monday amid major changes to the campaign's top leadership and a swift transfer of power away from a small group of devoted staffers who have been with Trump since the beginning to a larger team of more experienced...
Voters have gone to the polls in droves during the Republican primaries, putting turnout on a record pace, yet the decision about who will be the ultimate nominee is increasingly likely to rest with fewer than 2,500 party insiders. That has put GOP leaders in a historic and...
As the big New York primary election arrives, it would be a mistake to say the fight for the Democratic presidential nomination is dragging on with no end in sight. Despite tightening poll numbers, it’s dragging on with a likely end still in sight: Hillary Clinton prevailing,...
Discount retailer Target Corp has started raising employee wages to a minimum of $10 an hour, its second hike in a year, pressured by a competitive job market and labor groups calling for higher wages at retail chains, sources said. Target management has informed store managers...