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WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran State Department employee has been charged with making false statements to the FBI about gifts she had received from Chinese intelligence agents, the Justice Department said Wednesday. A criminal complaint accuses Candace Marie Claiborne, who appeared...
A pair of testy exchanges between high-profile black women and white men in the political spotlight launched a tweetstorm under the hashtag BlackWomenAtWork, validating the experiences of thousands of professional black women who say such slights are all too common. It began...
Shutterstock photo In Austin today, Mexican National Hugo Baltazar-Ramirez, 23, pleaded guilty to assaulting a federal deportation officer last month in Austin. By pleading guilty, Baltazar-Ramirez admitted that on February 10, he forcibly assaulted a federal officer and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — PwC accountants won't be allowed to have their cellphones backstage during future Oscar telecasts. Film academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs sent an email to academy members Wednesday detailing the new protocols for announcing Oscar winners developed after...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — PwC accountants won't be allowed to have their cellphones backstage during future Oscar telecasts. Film academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs sent an email to academy members Wednesday detailing the new protocols for announcing Oscar winners developed after...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Olympic medalist figure skater Michelle Kwan and Rhode Island attorney and political activist Clay Pell are getting divorced. Pell says in a statement issued Wednesday it's with "deep regret" the couple's four-year marriage is coming to an end. Kwan is a...
New York Mets All-Star reliever Jeurys Familia accepted a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy, discipline stemming from an altercation last October. The suspension, announced Wednesday, is the fourth and least severe under the policy, which...
Shutterstock photo About 2:30 am on Sunday, March 19, APD reports that a 2007 red Toyota Camry was traveling northbound in the 11600 block of Burnet Rd., in the outside lane. A pedestrian, Tahjai Lamar Jackson, 32, was crossing Burnet Rd. from east to west and was struck by the...
(Photo NEWSRADIO KLBJ) Austin's education community is mourning the passing of the first black teacher and school principal in Austin, Dr. Charles Akins. Akins was in his mid-80s. Akins High School in South Austin is named for him. Akins was instrumental in integrating AISD...