Austin's Morning Show

President Obama has something on his mind -- a message he plans to deliver in Minneapolis Thursday and Friday. It’s similar to an idea President George H.W. Bush shared in Pease, N.H., in January 1992. During a town-hall session -- akin to the one Obama will hold in Minnesota...
Pew Research Center has released a massive study detailing the American public's deep-seated political divisions, analyzing not just the ideological disunity between the left and right wings but also the issues dividing the large political center. Rather than just defining...
An exasperated California family is in the extraordinary position of being unable to evict their live-in nanny who is refusing to work and refusing to leave their home. Marcella Bracamonte, 31, claims that nanny, Diane Stretton, 64, is threatening to sue her family for wrongful...
An Arizona mother is outraged after her 5-year-old son was accused of sexual misconduct for pulling his pants down on the playground. Erica Martinez says her little boy, Eric, was playing at Ashton Ranch Elementary School in April when another student told him to pull his pants...
Austin City Council members unanimously approved a resolution Thursday evening to cheers and thunderous applause that puts the city on record as opposing a controversial program aimed at helping federal agents identify jail inmates for possible deportation. The resolution,...
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...