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An Austin city councilor known for making controversial statements is being criticized for telling a group of Hispanic children to become productive adults so that they "don't have to live off others." Don Zimmerman made the comment during a budget hearing that drew students and...
The Texas Education Agency announced that nearly 94 percent of districts and around 88 percent of public schools in Texas have met minimum education standards in the final year before shifting to an A-F letter grade accountability system. TEA has frequently overhauled ratings...
A 6-month-old boy has died after being left in a hot sport utility vehicle in a Wal-Mart parking lot. The child's father is employed at the store in Helotes, a San Antonio suburb, and told police that he forgot to drop the child off at day care before going to work about 6:15 a...
Fidel Castro marked his 90th birthday Saturday with a long letter to Cubans that reiterated the former president's disdain for President Obama. Castro took issue with Obama for not apologizing to the Japanese people during Obama's May speech in Hiroshima. Castro wrote that Obama...
TEXAS ATTORNEY GENERAL KEN PAXTON LEADS A 13-STATE COALITION IN SEEKING AN INJUNCTION AGAINST PRESIDENT OBAMA'S DIRECTIVE OVER TRANSGENDER STUDENT BATHROOM ACCESS. JUDGE REED O'CONNOR DID NOT ISSUE A RULING SATURDAY -- THAT WILL COME IN THE NEXT WEEK OR TWO. PAXTON SPOKESMAN...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The World's Fastest Man has been paying attention to the world's fastest women in the run-up to the Olympics. While the men have been taking the 100 meters at a leisurely pace this year — or, in the case of Usain Bolt, barely at all — the women have been...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some friends don't let friends talk politics anymore on Facebook. Others are on "unfriending" sprees. And some, such as Adolfo Olivas of Hamilton, Ohio, have decided to just shut down their accounts, as the divisive presidential campaign causes a deluge of news...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some friends don't let friends talk politics anymore on Facebook. Others are on "unfriending" sprees. And some, such as Adolfo Olivas of Hamilton, Ohio, have decided to just shut down their accounts, as the divisive presidential campaign causes a deluge of news...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some friends don't let friends talk politics anymore on Facebook. Others are on "unfriending" sprees or have just shut down their accounts to get a break from the heated political debates. The giant social network has emerged as a virtual town hall for politics...