Austin's Morning Show

Most Austinites agree, traffic is a problem that needs to be addressed. The City Council is working to do just that, with an item on its agenda Thursday that would approve a strategic mobility plan. Austin's traffic is ranked as the fourth worst in the United States. To put that...
All due credit to John Boehner , who told his House colleagues on Wednesday that the institution will sue the executive branch to defend the Constitution's separation of powers. The Speaker is showing more care that the laws be faithfully executed than is President Obama. In a...
The U.S. Army said Wednesday that there is no evidence that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl engaged in any misconduct during his five years in captivity. Sgt. Bergdahl is the focus of a continuing Army investigation trying to determine whether he attempted to desert his unit on June 30, 2009...
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...