Austin's Morning Show

Nearly a year before President Obama declared a humanitarian crisis on the border, a team of experts arrived at the Fort Brown patrol station in Brownsville, Tex., and discovered a makeshift transportation depot for a deluge of foreign children. Thirty Border Patrol agents were...
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company must pay $23.6 billion to the widow of a man who died of lung cancer in one of the largest wrongful death verdicts for a single plaintiff in Florida state history, according to attorneys. A state jury awarded the punitive damages Friday to the...
Governor Rick Perry is expected to announce he'll be sending more security to the Mexico border. According to Senator Juan Hinojosa, he will be activating the Texas National Guard for duty there. According to the McAllen Monitor, he will call up about a thousand troops. The...
At a high-profile gathering of progressives this week, Hillary Clinton was tolerated, Barack Obama was pitied, and Elizabeth Warren was treated like a hero. The annual liberal confab known as Netroots Nation brought together around 3,000 activists converged for several days of...
The U.S. leveled its most-explicit allegations yet of Russia's involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and subsequent efforts to conceal evidence, and European leaders threatened broad new sanctions against Moscow, marking a turning point in the standoff...
The wave of Central American child migrants heading to the United States in recent months, feeding a humanitarian crisis there, is showing some signs of abating. Bus operators here say they are noticing a decline in the number of unaccompanied children headed to the border. The...
Prince William County prosecutors said Tuesday they will not use photos taken of a 17-year-old Manassas City teen after his arrest for “sexting” last month, and they will allow a second search warrant for photos of the teen’s genitals to expire without serving it, according to...
James Cole, deputy attorney general in the Department of Justice, testified Thursday that the DOJ heard about the destruction of IRS officials’ emails in the news, even though DOJ has formally been investigating the IRS for more than a year. “I think we learned about it after...
When Austinite Natalie Madeira Cofield walks among the local boutiques and cafes in her South Congress Avenue neighborhood, she likes to take note of the other African-Americans she sees. “If I get past 10, I’m like, ‘Wow, there are a lot of black people out today,’” said...