Austin's Morning Show

House Republican leaders are beginning to coalesce around a strategy to avoid a government shutdown in less than a month. The likely proposal would fund nearly the entire government through September 2015, but immigration enforcement related funding would be renewed on a short-...
The House Republican leadership is tentatively reserving time on the floor next week to respond to President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration, according to sources involved with planning. The House Republican Conference will hold a closed meeting Tuesday morning...
Protesters took to the streets of a St. Louis neighborhood on Sunday night to condemn the killing of a local Bosnian man by two teenagers with hammers early that day. Police were responding as more than 50 people gathered in the area near Bevo Mill to mourn the death of 32-year-...
When I first started teaching middle-school English, I believed that giving lots of homework would push my students to receive better grades. However, I quickly realized that homework (or lots of it) wasn’t necessarily the best way to learn and eventually I gave up on it, with...
The police officer who killed an unarmed black 18-year-old this summer and resigned from the force Saturday left his job voluntarily and won’t receive severance or benefits, officials said Sunday. The Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown sparked months of demonstrations across the...
The police officers who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice while he was holding a BB gun did not give him first aid and watched him lie in agony for four minutes, Cleveland authorities have revealed. Footage shows rookie Timothy Loehmann shooting the youngster within two seconds of his...
Under the president’s new amnesty, businesses will have a $3,000-per-employee incentive to hire illegal immigrants over native-born workers because of a quirk of Obamacare. President Obama’s temporary amnesty, which lasts three years, declares up to 5 million illegal immigrants...
The Obama administration proposed new rules Tuesday for teacher training programs that would tie federal aid to metrics—including how well their graduates perform in the job market and in the classroom—as officials attempt to toughen accountability for the programs. The...
President Obama pledged to redouble his efforts to find solutions to the distrust between law enforcement and minority communities, saying "the problem is not just a Ferguson problem. It's an American problem." Obama condemned the rioting and violence broke out in Missouri...