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Teachers unions spent big on the midterm elections, dropping as much as $80 million on mostly Democrat candidates and losing big. The National Educational Association and the American Federation of Teachers spent their members' dues to support labor-friendly candidates in states...
Dallas nurse Amber Vinson says she felt “terrible” that people criticized her decision to fly on an airplane with what turned out to be the early symptoms of Ebola. “Because that’s not me, I’m not careless. I’m not reckless. I’m an ICU nurse,” Vinson told Matt Lauer in an...
Two things were clear long before the votes were counted on Tuesday night: President Obama would face a Congress with more Republicans for his final two years in office, and the results would be seen as a repudiation of his leadership. But that was not the way Mr. Obama saw it...
Voters in Oregon and Washington, D.C., have voted to approve sweeping pro-marijuana legalization, according to a CNN projection. In Oregon, the law legalizes personal possession, manufacture and sale of marijuana for people 21 years of age and older. Mimicking similar plans in...
The Aloha State is saying goodbye to some of its homeless residents with one-way tickets to the Lower 48. According to Civil Beat, Hawaii's Institute for Human Services (IHS) is launching a $1.3 million initiative to fight homelessness, but parts of the plan have raised some...
One night in early September, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called a longtime colleague, Sen. Pat Roberts, from his living room in Louisville, furious about the 78-year-old Republican’s fumbling and lethargic reelection campaign. Roberts had raised a paltry $62,000 in...
A Hays High School teacher charged with making a false report allegedly told students in his class that “three people threatened to do some killing today,” an arrest affidavit said. Police say Ricardo Sanchez, a full-time criminal justice teacher and commissioned peace officer,...
Austin Prop: $600 million for Urban Rail Against 105,352 For 79,633 Austin Mayor Mary Catherine Krenek 7,120 Todd Phelps 16,763 Ronald Culver 1,301 Steve Adler 63,197 - RUNOFF Randall Stephens 3,061 Sheryl Cole 25,421 David Orshalick 3,640 Mike Martinez 51,023 - RUNOFF Austin...
Senior Sam Turner took a knee in the end zone at Edison Stadium on Friday night, threw his hands up in the air, offered a prayer. Almost as soon as his knee hit the turf, an official flagged the play. His words of praise earned a 15-yard penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct...