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An Austin police officer won't face charges, after a Travis County Grand Jury clears him in the shooting death of an armed man in a North Austin neighborhood. According to the Travis County District Attorney's office: A Travis County Grand Jury has concluded its review of the...
Note to parents: All those hours your kids spend blazing a trail of destruction in video games may not be a complete waste of time, after all. A small private university in Chicago is offering hefty scholarship for players of one game in particular, League of Legends, which has...
I'm somewhere in the hushed hinterlands beyond Bellevue and Redmond, Washington, the hometowns of Nintendo of America, Microsoft Game Studios, Valve, Sony Online Entertainment (Sony’s MMO studio), Bungie, Sucker Punch, and perhaps dozens of other game developers whose creative...
Clifford Hall is facing a contempt charge for failing to pay child support in a complicated case that has captured national attention. He fights back tears as he faces the next six months in jail and the possibility of not seeing his 12-year-old son. "It's not me I'm really...
Thousands of immigrant children fleeing poverty and violence in Central America to cross alone into the United States can live in American cities, attend public schools and possibly work here for years without consequences. The chief reasons are an overburdened, deeply flawed...
The Austin school district has revamped the way it teaches elementary students who can’t speak or understand English, but after five years, test scores in most grades have shown little or no improvement. This year some of the numbers got even worse as the state ratcheted up its...
President Barack Obama is encouraging more employers to adopt family-friendly policies by hosting a daylong summit Monday, even though the U.S. government doesn't always set the best example. The United States is the only industrialized nation that doesn't mandate paid leave for...
Symantec's chief operating officer, Stephen Gillett, has an impressive resume that includes executive stints at Starbucks, CNET and Best Buy. He's also a level 70 paladin and priest with a particular focus on healing abilities. If it isn't clear already, we're talking about the...
The 15-year-old was perched on his bed, smoking a cigarette, when his mother came in. She demanded he put it out; he refused; she reached to take it from his mouth. “He leaned back on the bed and kicked me so hard I flew across the room into the dresser and landed on the floor...