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"A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA" (Simon & Schuster), by Joshua Kurlantzick Even with the hindsight of history, it's mystifying that 56 years ago when John F. Kennedy was preparing to become president, the fate of the Southeast...
(Photo Credit: KLBJ Staff Photographer) The Austin City Council is known for taking its meetings into the wee hours of the morning. While trying to finalize the $720 million mobility bond package last year, for example, the city council spent 17 hours in one day trying to iron...
(Photo Credit: Austin Police Department) Pearl Moen, the teen girl who was arrested for stabbing a woman numerous times outside of a Hyde Park apartment, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the attack. According to police, Moen was hiding in the bushes in the early...
(Photo Credit: Art Acevedo, Houston Police Department) Austin police estimate anywhere from 40,000 to 50,000 people were on hand Saturday for the women's march to the Texas Capitol. The protest, which filled up some 20 city blocks, is being called the largest gathering Austin...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte sought to lure voters away from anti-immigration lawmaker Geert Wilders, as campaigning for the March 15 national elections heated up on Monday. In a full-page newspaper message, Rutte said "we have to actively defend...
(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Authorities say three people have been fatally shot and two others are injured in what's being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide. The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office said its dispatch received a call early Sunday from an unidentified man...
GDANSK, Poland (AP) — The Museum of the Second World War, an ambitious new museum under creation for nine years in Poland, has opened its doors for a day to historians, museums and reporters. But as hundreds filed through the museum Monday in Gdansk, it was unclear if the museum...
(Photo Credit: Wichita County Sheriff's Office) A North Texas father has pleaded guilty in a 2015 murder-for-hire plot that targeted his daughter's boyfriend. The Wichita Falls Times Record News reports 59-year-old Jeffrey Bryan Peyton is expected to be sentenced to 22 years in...
(Photo Credit: Associated Press) San Antonio police say two suspects are in custody after a robbery inside a shopping mall ended in a shooting that left one man dead and several injured. In a statement early Monday, police say both suspects face preliminary charges of capital...