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Reminding worshippers of overcoming long odds in her personal life, Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis on Sunday urged reliable Democratic voters at black churches to turnout in the face of predictions that she needs a miracle to win. "I know that God gave me that...
Republicans are on the precipice of taking control of the Senate for the first time in eight years, new NBC News/Marist polls released Sunday show, but the GOP has yet to lock up many of the key battleground races. The surveys show the Republican candidate with slight, inside-...
Canadian authorities said late Sunday that the gunman who fatally shot a soldier and attacked the Parliament building in Ottawa last week had "ideological and political" motives. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said in a statement that Michael Zehaf-Bibeau had made a...
When Gov. Bill Haslam announced the creation of the Tennessee Promise scholarship program, the state anticipated 20,000 students might apply. A little more than a week before the Nov. 1 application deadline, the number of students embarking down the path toward free tuition at a...
The U.S. Office of Special Counsel on Thursday announced a landmark determination that the Department of the Army engaged in “frequent, pervasive and humiliating,” gender-identity discrimination against Tamara Lusardi, a veteran and civilian Army software specialist who...
Early voting for the mid-term election is underway, but one San Antonio resident has reached out to KENS 5, claiming the state's controversial voter ID law is requiring her to go to great lengths just to exercise her right to vote. Dr. Kathleen Quinn said she's lived in San...
A new attack against the billion-dollar bond on Austin's ballot is taking a much different approach on TV. The organization behind the latest ad, Citizens Against Rail Taxes (CART) is poking fun at the cost of the urban rail project. Read more: http://www.kvue.com/story/news/...
The city of Austin’s investigation of Buddha is over. He loses. He’s being evicted from a city park. “We’ve got some not good news,” Charles Vaclavik of the Parks and Recreation Department told me. Looks like the founding fathers might share some blame in this. Read more: http...
For many U.S. workers, smoking cigarettes in the office sounds like something out of a Mad Men episode. It's a relic of Corporate America's past so archaic that it's hard for many to comprehend it — like the three-martini lunch — ever really happened. But at tobacco company...