Mark and Charlie's Blog

A Massachusetts family is suing Panera Bread after they say the restaurant put peanut butter in their daughter's grilled cheese. According to the Boston Globe, John Russo says his wife Elissa ordered the sandwich using Panera's online system. She specifically noted that the...
Two Republican Party elders on Sunday denounced Donald Trump ’s attacks on a Hispanic federal judge, adding to a wave of criticism from party figures of their presumptive presidential nominee. Over the past week, Mr. Trump has repeatedly said that U.S. District Judge Gonzalo...
Hillary Clinton has a “Jekyll and Hyde” personality that left White House staffers scared stiff of her explosive — and even physical — outbursts, an ex-Secret Service officer claims in a scathing new tell-all. Gary Byrne, who was posted outside the Oval Office when Bill Clinton...
More than three years after it admitted to targeting tea party groups for intrusive scrutiny, the IRS has finally released a near-complete list of the organizations it snagged in a political dragnet. The tax agency filed the list last month as part of a court case after a series...
U.S. officials appear poised to make history by approving the first private space mission to go beyond Earth’s orbit, according to people familiar with the details. The government’s endorsement would eliminate the largest regulatory hurdle to plans by Moon Express, a relatively...
David Cross had been such a fixture at Five Points Park, a patch of green in the prospering heart of this city, that residents dubbed the homeless man “the mayor.” But that was before the city removed the park bench where he held court. Before a new panhandling ordinance made it...
Uber and Lyft, despite having operated in Austin for 18 months under a city law saying ride-hailing companies would be charged an administrative fee, have not paid that fee. The companies are not in arrears, however. The October 2014 ordinance that allowed Lyft and Uber to...
A coalition of transportation advocates wants the city to put a long-sought dream of an Austin light rail system on the ballot this November. With city officials still weighing whether to put a transportation bond before voters this fall, the nonprofit Central Austin Community...
A group of protesters attacked Donald Trump supporters who were leaving the candidate's rally in San Jose on Thursday night. A dozen or more people were punched and knocked to the ground by protesters during the melee, as anti-Trump demonstrators grabbed the candidate's...