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An expectant mother who was raped and killed last year had turned to prostitution to make ends meet and died after answering a Craigslist ad offering $200, a prosecutor said Thursday as he pushed for the maximum... An expectant mother who was raped and killed last year had turned to prostitution to make ends meet and died after answering a ... (more)
Underwater sand ridges, seen here in radar data from earlier this year, served to "cushion" the blow of the storm, researchers say.
A judge's decision to give 16-year-old Ethan Couch 10 years of probation for the fatal accident sparked outrage from relatives of those killed and has led to questions about the defense strategy.
At the University of Texas, Austin, protesters forced an organization called the Young Conservatives of Texas to cancel plans for a crude game of "Catch an Illegal Immigrant."
UT Austin President Bill Powers' job is up for discussion during the UT Board of Regents executive session Thursday.
Background checks were done in 1983 and 1987 on John R. Silber, who was appointed to three separate commission posts during the Reagan administra-tion.
The first direct exchange of gunfire between Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott previews what could be a key fight in their upcoming general election battle for governor: public education.
Ryan O'Neal told a jury that an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett that hangs in his home is one of his deepest connections to his longtime partner and that he does not believe he should have to hand it over to the actress' alma mater.
Earl Campbell was selected out of the University of Texas at Austin as the number one overall pick by the Houston Oilers in the 1978 NFL Draft.
I recently posed that question to three energy industry experts -Arthur E. Berman, a Texas geologist and shale skeptic; Scott W. Tinker, the director of the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas at Austin; and Kenneth Medlock III, an energy fellow at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy - during a panel discussion at ... (more)
As coastal communities continue to rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, scientists at this week's annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union offer some encouraging news: the storm did not seriously damage the offshore barrier system that controls erosion on Long Island.
Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Mandela's Funeral, Day of Action on Education, and FBI Arrests of LA County Sheriff's Staff Uprising's guest expert Robert Jensen, an author and Professor of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, analyzes today's news headlines: On this International Human Rights Day, world leaders gathered in ... (more)
Hours after assailants gunned down American teacher Ronnie Smith during his morning jog near the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday, grieving friends on opposite sides of the globe remembered Smith, 33, as a devoted teacher, family man, and Christian.
Texas Attorney General and GOP gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott's battle with the Environmental Protection Agency continues Tuesday morning in the U.S. Supreme Court, when his office will argue against a proposed federal rule to limit the effects of air pollution across state boundaries.
The study, published online in Depression and Anxiety , shows that sexual dysfunction can be effectively treated with an inexpensive, non-invasive prescription of moderately intense workouts.
University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers speaking on June 24, 2013, about the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the case of Fisher v.