Austin's Morning Show

As Michael Brown is laid to rest on Monday, questions remain about the police shooting that took the life of the unarmed African-American teenager some two weeks ago. Was Brown savagely and unjustifiably gunned down by white police Officer Darren Wilson, as some contend? Did...
"All my black friends have a bunch of white friends. And all my white friends have one black friend." That's the memorable punchline of a Chris Rock bit from 2009 on interracial friendships. And according to some recent number-crunching by Robert Jones of the Public Religion...
"As adolescents go up in grade, they're less likely with each passing year to get anything resembling sufficient sleep," says Judith Owens, director of sleep medicine at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and lead author of the AAP statement. "By the time...
The White House is conducting a review of programs that have equipped local police departments with military gear from the Pentagon, urged by President Barack Obama's call for more separation between the nation's armed forces and civilian law enforcement. The examination comes...
Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade says Texas Gov. Rick Perry's recent statements about the possibility that Islamic fundamentalists could be entering the U.S. from Mexico are "absurd." Perry last week asserted that "there is a very real possibility" that...
The Obama administration is considering seeking congressional authorization for military action against the Islamic State under a revamped counter­terrorism strategy President Obama announced last year. A mandate from Congress could provide domestic legal justification for the...
Al Sharpton is again working both sides of the street, and it’s paying off for him. As he’s inserted himself into the tense situation in Ferguson, he’s had an assist from none other than the president of the United States. And he continues to bask in the spotlight at MSNBC,...
The grand jury that is hearing evidence in the Michael Brown shooting death has one black man and two black women on the panel, and six white men and three white women. The Post-Dispatch reported Wednesday that the grand jury had three black people, but the gender information is...
A group of Noble High School girls were left crying and humiliated after they claim they were called out in front of the entire school for what they were wearing. Parents and students are both furious at the way inappropriate outfits were addressed on the first day of school...