Austin's Morning Show

VENICE, Fla. -- A 73-year old veteran says he was fired from the Cracker Barrel restaurant in Venice for giving someone who looked in a need a few condiment packets and a corn muffin. Was it against the restaurant's rules, or is it the right thing to do? It's a debate that is...
Like many of its Silicon Valley peers, Facebook's workforce and management team is overwhelmingly white and male, according to the social media giant's first diversity report. READ MORE... http://money.cnn.com/2014/06/26/technology/facebook-diversity/
A government campaign designed to scare, shock and disgust smokers out of their deadly habit is back with several new ads. The latest "Tips From Former Smokers" ads from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released Tuesday, feature two middle-aged people who lost...
62 percent of the SWAT raids surveyed were to conduct searches for drugs. Just under 80 percent were to serve a search warrant, meaning eight in 10 SWAT raids were not initiated to apprehend a school shooter, hostage taker, or escaped felon (the common justification for these...
In the first such ruling of its kind, U.S. District Judge Anna J. Brown in Portland said that “international travel is not a mere convenience or luxury in this modern world. Indeed, for many, international travel is a necessary aspect of liberties sacred to members of a free...
The Obama administration cleared the way for the first exports of unrefined American oil in nearly four decades, allowing energy companies to start chipping away at the longtime ban on selling U.S. oil abroad. In separate rulings that haven't been announced, the Commerce...
COMPTON, Calif. — When Jonathan Jones reveals he was convicted of first-degree murder, went to prison as a juvenile and was paroled 28 years and two months later, anyone might feel a tinge of discomfort. So imagine when he, out of prison at 45, starts filling out job...
The United States ought to just take the Central American children pouring into the country through its border with Mexico, stick them on a bus and send them back home as soon as they arrive, Alabama congressman Mike Rogers said at a Homeland Security hearing this morning. That'...
Police were called to a Seattle apartment on Sunday after a woman reported seeing a drone outside the window of her 26th-floor apartment. Lisa Pleiss was not fully dressed when she spotted the unmanned drone, with a video camera attached, hovering outside at about 7.45am. She...