Austin's Morning News

If you're the sort of gentleman who holds the door open for a lady – or the sort of woman who expects him to – then be warned. Such acts of chivalry may actually be 'benevolent sexism' in disguise, according to researchers. Experts say this type of sexism is harder to spot than...
The U.S. is seeing a steady rise in children born to unmarried, cohabiting couples—a trend that reflects a societal shift away from single parenthood but whose economic implications may not be much better. Just over a quarter of births to women of child-bearing age—defined here...
A temporary order by a Superior Court judge is keeping a man from smoking inside his home in the District of Columbia - even though it's completely legal. WJLA-TV reports that Edwin Gray's next door neighbors in northeast Washington have filed a civil suit claiming they're being...
The fractious debate over a possible nuclear deal with Iran escalated on Monday as 47 Republican senators warned Iran about making an agreement with President Obama , and the White House accused them of undercutting foreign policy. In a rare direct congressional intervention...
Just about everybody has one raging narcissist to deal with, sooner or later -- on the job, in social situations or (God forbid) in the home. How did he get this way, we wonder? What was his childhood like? For what appears to be the first time, researchers have taken a stab at...
The number of people who own guns has declined dramatically since 1975, but overall sales are increasing, as a shrinking number of owners purchase ever more guns. The number of Americans living in a household with at least one firearm is at the lowest level recorded, according...
Like any besotted grandmother, Anne-Marie Casson can barely conceal her glee as she bounces her eight-month-old grandson Miles on her knee. As her 27-year-old son Kyle — the baby's father — fetches drinks from the kitchen of his two- bedroom flat in Doncaster, Anne-Marie is...
Charges have been filed against a man who fatally shot a dog at a Clear Lake dog park back in January. Two-year-old Diesel, a Staffordshire bull terrier, was shot and killed January at a dog park. Joseph Potts, 26, is charged with one count of cruelty to non-livestock animal...
The three biggest companies that collect and disseminate credit information on more than 200 million Americans will change the way they handle errors and list unpaid medical bills as part of the broadest industry overhaul in more than a decade. Under an agreement announced...