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The Justice Department will investigate the Ferguson, Mo., police force for possible misconduct or discrimination, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, diving deeper into the debate about how officers interact with minorities in the wake of last month's shooting of an...
The mother of a 15-year-old Florida high school student says her daughter was forced to wear a “shame suit” after unintentionally violating the school dress code policy. According to WLTV, student Miranda Larkin was wearing a black skirt which fell a few inches above her knee...
A nationwide protest against low wages in the US fast-food industry culminated in hundreds of arrests on Thursday, as activists stepped up their campaign for higher pay and better benefits for workers at companies such as McDonald’s, Burger King and KFC. Protesters in more than...
More than 76,000 Texas students in the fifth and eighth grades — about 1 in 10 pupils — were unable to pass the STAAR math or reading tests on the third try this summer. Most were promoted to the next grade only through a loophole in state law. New results compiled by the Texas...
The first year of enrollment under the federal health care law was marred by the troubled start of HealthCare.gov, rampant confusion among consumers and a steep learning curve for insurers and government officials alike. But insurance executives and managers of the online...
Capital Metro is cashing in — but the buses aren’t seeing quite as many riders. The formerly strapped transit agency is sitting on a $102 million savings account and plans to boost spending next year by more than $38 million, an increase of about 13.5 percent. Read more: http://...
She stands 4 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 100 pounds, and claims she was tackled by three police officers at a high school because she wouldn't hand over her cellphone. The alleged incident, which was recorded by a fellow student, was posted to Instagram and has lit up...
Consolidating Bexar County's 15 public school districts into one megadistrict of around 321,000 students wouldn't save money — it would actually increase costs, according to a state study released Wednesday. The Texas Education Agency commissioned the study, “Anticipating the...
A Texas woman faces charges of endangering a child after she left her two-year-old granddaughter alone in a car for over an hour to go grocery shopping. Deborah Reece, 60, of Burleson, Texas, was arrested yesterday as she left a Walmart in Crowley, Texas, this after two women...