Austin's Morning News

For many TV viewers, the only reason to keep paying for expensive cable subscriptions is to watch sports. And for that, they invariably need ESPN, the powerful network that has exclusive rights to many of the country’s most popular football and basketball games. Now, that...
A group of Texas gun activists have taken to confronting officers on the streets, armed with video cameras - and assault rifles. The 'Cop Block' videos that they shoot and post online are meant to hold police accountable and combat police brutality. The activists say they're...
A West Virginia woman visited a congressional office two years ago this month. While waiting for her meeting, she was bitten on the finger by a staffer’s dog. So, naturally, she’s suing the House of Representatives for $200,000 for her physical and emotional harm. CLICK HERE for...
WASHINGTON — For years, Harvard’s experts on health economics and policy have advised presidents and Congress on how to provide health benefits to the nation at a reasonable cost. But those remedies will now be applied to the Harvard faculty, and the professors are in an uproar...
For two straight weeks, New York City police officers have sharply cut back on making arrests and issuing summonses throughout the five boroughs, magnifying the growing divide between the city’s police force and its mayor, Bill de Blasio. Officers made half as many arrests in...
AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man who feared for his — and his family’s — safety shot and killed a man who had run away from a South Austin group home Monday morning, according to Austin police. Investigators say the shooting happened just before 6:30 a.m. in the 10200 block of Brantley...
The start of a new year means many Americans are taking up resolutions like working out regularly or starting a diet. But imagine committing yourself to abstain from one thing you really want, every day for the rest of your life. That's what one Pennsylvania man is doing, by...
The case for carbon taxes has long been compelling. With the recent steep fall in oil prices and associated declines in other energy prices, it has become overwhelming. There is room for debate about the size of the tax and about how the proceeds should be deployed. But there...
She was alarmed after seeing some of the risque selfies her students were posting online. So, sixth-grade teacher Melissa Bour decided to teach the 11- and 12-year-olds a lesson - by showing them how quickly a photo or comment can go viral on the internet. The science and math...