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A day after Gov. Rick Perry’s attorneys asked a judge to excuse the governor from showing up to future pretrial court hearings in the criminal case against him, the special prosecutor in the case reacted sharply, saying a previous accommodation resulted in Perry making a “...
Of all the milestones on the road to adulthood, Americans are increasingly forgoing one of the biggest: marriage. Twenty percent of adults older than 25, about 42 million people, have never married, up from 9 percent in 1960, according to data in a Pew Research Center report...
Every transit advocate knows this timeless Onion headline: "98 Percent Of U.S. Commuters Favor Public Transportation For Others." But the underlying truth that makes this line so funny also makes it a little concerning: enthusiasm for public transportation far, far outweighs the...
Later this week the Austin City Council is expected to consider a plan that at least temporarily regulates ride sharing businesses like Uber and Lyft. The effort to legalize the service comes on the heels of a weekend sting operation targeting drivers. Anthony Nguyen has been...
Secret Service officers stopped Omar Jose Gonzalez last month as he carried a hatchet in front of the White House, but let him go even though he had been arrested this summer in Virginia with a mini-arsenal of semiautomatic weapons, a sniper rifle and a map clearly marking the...
Employers won’t hire her. She’s been berated with epithets like “dirty Jew.” Federal agents have guarded her house because of death threats. And she’s spent hundreds of thousands of dollars defending herself against accusations she orchestrated a coverup in a scandal that has...
Federal authorities arrested three men Monday after a grand jury indicted them on charges that they illegally employed immigrants at a Round Rock sheet metal business. The president of CORTEC Precision Manufacturing, Richard Anthony Corrales, 55, was among those arrested after...
The Rev. Sam Rodriguez's sermon about David and Goliath on Sunday included a modern-day connection: "I talked about how we're confronting giants we've never confronted before, not only in the Middle East, but in America, where there is a great intolerance emerging against...
The Secret Service commissioned a classified mock attack two decades ago that found an easy way to pierce the White House security zone: Overwhelm Secret Service officers on the compound with six to eight attackers climbing over the fence at the same time. That vulnerability...