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ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — Their seats remained empty for a few tense minutes after the Russia-Turkey-sponsored talks were officially inaugurated. Then, the Syrian rebel delegation finally walked into the room, marking what was supposed to be an ice-breaking first encounter. But...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it won't hear an appeal from the family on TV's "Sister Wives" challenging Utah's law banning polygamy. The justices left in place a lower court ruling that said Kody Brown and his four wives can't sue over the law because they...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from Texas in its effort to restore its strict voter identification law. The justices said they will not review a lower court ruling that held the law was discriminatory. That court ordered changes in the law...
BEIJING (AP) — China has launched a renewed crackdown on golf, closing 111 courses in an effort to conserve water and land, and telling members of the ruling Communist Party to stay off the links. The state-run Xinhua News Agency said Sunday the courses were closed for...
(Photo Credit: Baylor Scott & White) Baylor Scott & White has announced the opening of its newest clinic near the Doman Monday. The announcement comes on the heels of the opening of Baylor Scott & White Clinic – Austin Circle C, a family medicine clinic, in November...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sprint is buying a 33 percent stake of the Tidal, the music streaming service owned by artists like Jay-Z, Madonna and Kanye West. Financial terms were not disclosed. Tidal has a more than 42.5 million song catalog and 140,000 videos. It's available in more than...
"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...