Austin's Morning Show

In 2009, Jennifer Pozner was dealing with a big problem on Twitter. The executive director of the women’s advocacy group Women in Media and News, Pozner was used to fielding insults and criticism online. But this one was special: a man who made new Twitter accounts everyday to...
State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte wants to make sure Texas high school graduates can go on to college — and she wants the state to foot the $2 billion bill to make it happen. On Thursday, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor unveiled her plan to shift that money, which...
The Missouri State Highway Patrol will take over supervising security in Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb that has been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, the state's governor announced Thursday. Gov. Jay Nixon...
Defense Department officials said late Wednesday that United States airstrikes and Kurdish fighters had broken the Islamic militants’ siege of Mount Sinjar, allowing thousands of the Yazidis trapped there to escape. An initial report from about a dozen Marines and Special...
White House and State Department officials who were leading U.S. efforts to rein in Israel's military campaign in the Gaza Strip were caught off guard last month when they learned that the Israeli military had been quietly securing supplies of ammunition from the Pentagon...
Hopes for peace here after three nights of rioting were dashed when another demonstration in the wake of teenager Michael Brown's death brought a huge show of force from both protesters and police. Antonio French, a St. Louis alderman who had been posting frequent photos and...
Greeted with “hooahs” from National Guard soldiers he's about to deploy to the border, Gov. Rick Perry told the troops Wednesday they would face “narco-terrorists” who are threatening Americans in Texas and other states. “You now are the tip of the spear in protecting Americans...
The New Haven school district is bringing meals to kids via truck at four new sites for stops through Aug. 22.Pizza, plums, milk and juice were on the menu Tuesday afternoon as children, dripping wet in their bathing suits, lined up by the Galvin Playground Sprinkler on...
MEMPHIS — On one side of South Lauderdale Ave. sits the Foote Homes, among the last of the old federal housing projects that once proliferated in South Memphis, a low-slung, dun-bricked complex marked by stuffed animal memorials to dead teenagers, a place where two grown women...