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The Austin City Council on Thursday could take a stand on two controversial ideas aimed at helping people who come to the United States illegally. Under a proposal from Council Member Laura Morrison, the city would express support “for efforts to provide services” to...
A 19-year-old Texas man who could face years in prison for making brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil said Wednesday he remains scared despite new evidence that his attorney believes should reduce the charges. A handful of pot legalization supporters welcomed Jacob Lavoro...
A former business teacher is suing the school which fired her after students allegedly stole nude selfies from her cell phone and posted them online. Lekeshia Jones, 34, was sacked from Myers Middle School in Savannah, Georgia last week for being 'insubordinate' and...
High-speed rail was supposed to be President Obama ’s signature transportation project, but despite the administration spending nearly $11 billion since 2009 to develop faster passenger trains, the projects have gone mostly nowhere and the United States still lags far behind...
The city of Austin in November would ask voters for authorization to issue bonds for $600 million for light rail, according to ballot language up for approval Thursday by the Austin City Council, while only promising additional funding for roads. Business interests this summer...
Teenage criminals and gang members from Central America have been using “a loophole” to stay in the country, border agent Chris Cabrera revealed. Under current policy, unaccompanied minors are allowed to stay in the country if they have family in the United States and say they...
Lawmakers on Tuesday questioned Gov. Rick Perry’s unilateral declaration of an emergency along the border so that he could shift $38.7 million from the state budget to pay for the National Guard. When the Legislature is not in session, large budget transfers require approval of...
Under the Affordable Care Act, employers must provide time and space for new mothers to express milk for their babies until the child turns one year old. “This is a terrific opportunity to show businesses that lactation is important and that women should be accorded the right to...
National Guard troops beginning a deployment to the Rio Grande Valley to help deal with a flood of immigrants crossing the border illegally will stow their combat gear and take up Spanish lessons, state officials said Tuesday as questions continued to swirl about whether the...