Austin's Morning Show

Employers’ eyes may be bigger than their stomachs when it comes to adding workers to their payrolls. A monthly gauge of labor-market churn showed that job openings recently hit the highest level in more than 13 years, even as hiring pulled back, the U.S. Labor Department...
There’s a new battle brewing over smoking in the military. Congress and the Defense Department are mulling over a potential ban on selling tobacco products — cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco — on military bases and ships in an effort to curb high smoking rates, but critics...
A California Congressman claimed Tuesday that the Islamist terror group occupying the White House's attention in the Middle East is quietly slipping into the United States through its porous southern border – and that American border patrol agents have already captured ten of...
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs of the nation's largest private employer. Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that starting Jan. 1, it will no longer...
The report, which calls sexual harassment "endemic to the restaurant industry," comes as low-wage restaurant workers increasingly are pushing for better pay and improved rights in an industry that employs about 11 million workers. Over the past year, worker and union organizer...
Diners are discovering an unfamiliar new item when the bill comes for the truffled lobster Bolognese at Melisse and for the crunchy Spanish fried chicken and waffles at AOC — a 3% surcharge for employees' medical insurance. The charge first appeared at one Los Angeles-area...
Just days after a teenager unfurled a Confederate flag at a high school football game in Howard County, Md., teachers began reworking lesson plans to discuss the student’s display and the school’s decision to discipline him. Their talking points: What is free speech? How is the...
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D), a vocal opponent of his state's legalization of marijuana, said Monday that recreational marijuana laws are "reckless." Hickenlooper was asked during a gubernatorial debate about other state governors who may be considering legalizing...
With a month to go until Election Day, veteran Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg says that for the first time this cycle, Democrats appear more likely than not to retain their majority in the Senate. Unmarried women are driving this bit of optimism: Since July, support for...