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3 hrs ago | Alamogordo Daily News

Actor arrested with Jackie Chan's son released

A Taiwanese actor arrested along with the son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan on drug charges has been released after two weeks in detention.


5 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Colombia allows lesbian couple to adopt child

Colombia has taken a major step recognizing the rights of same-sex couples after the country's constitutional court allowed a lesbian couple to adopt a child born to one of its members.


9 hrs ago | Humboldt Beacon

Shakira is pregnant with baby No. 2

The Colombian singer made the announcement on her Facebook and Twitter pages on Thursday.


11 hrs ago | Advocate-News

ABC names new boss at 'The View'

Rachel Maddow's top producer at MSNBC is the new man in charge on the daytime talk show "The View."


11 hrs ago | Advocate-News

No jail for man arrested amid Hoffman probe

A friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman who was arrested on drug charges after the actor's overdose death won't face jail time.


12 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

Movie academy to honor Belafonte, O'Hara

Harry Belafonte and Maureen O'Hara are among those who will be honored by the motion picture academy's board of governors.


13 hrs ago | Lamar Daily News

Suge Knight leaves hospital three days after taking six bullets

That's not even a day for each bullet. No word on rumors Knight was just hired by the Army to be the prototype for its newest battle tank.


16 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Will Hayden rape arrest leads to 'Sons of Guns' cancellation

A firearms company affiliated with reality TV star Will Hayden is distancing itself from him after his arrest on rape charges.


17 hrs ago | Redwood Times

Image of Asia: A healthy trio of panda cubs

In this photo by Kin Cheung, panda triplets are examined at their 1-month medical checkup at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, China.


18 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Human skull donated to Goodwill store in Texas

Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas.


21 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Forrest McCoy shared this photo of the Austin skyline with us via

Thursday the public has an opportunity to let Austin city council know what they think about taxes and city fees going up.


Yesterday | The Austin Chronicle

Food-o-FileThe Austin Food and Wine Alliance up their culinary grant ante

The unique culinary innovation grant program of the Austin Food and Wine Alliance supports the creative endeavors of chefs, farmers and ranchers, artisan food producers, food-focused nonprofits, and beer-, wine-, and spiritmakers in our community.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Band Perry to headline Rodeo Austin's Gala, February 7, 2015

Today, Rodeo Austin announced that The Band Perry will headline the Rodeo Austin Gala on February 7, 2015 at Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas.



A night out with an Austin legend: 2 beers and a scotch with Mohawk's James Moody

The sun has set on one of those scorching Austin evenings and James Moody is dropping me off on the east side.



Maps: Drink on The Cheap: Where to BYOB in Austin

A great meal is complimented by great booze, but that booze can get expensive. Luckily, a number of Austin restaurants invite you to bring your own.


Berkshire Eagle

13-year-old Texas fashion designer finds success

At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor - a painter since she was 3 - took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork.


Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Wednesday's Pick: Mother Falcon at the Long Center

Mothern Falcon has been around for only some years, yet the mark they've made runs deep into the Austin music scene.


KXAN-TV Austin

Austin ISD pushing for new funding legislation

The Association of Texas Professional Educators expects the judge in the school financing trial to issue his 'Phase 2' ruling on Friday.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

Business Journal

Southern charm oozes at new upscale Austin restaurant Olamaie

Southern hospitality is teamed with sophisticated Southern cuisine at Olamaie, which opens Aug. 26 north of downtown Austin.


Texas Tribune

Senator Wendy Davis addresses the Texas Democratic Women's Convention in Austin, TX.

Saying she wants to expand Texas high schoolers' access to technical job training programs, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis announced a plan to create a Career-Technical Coordinating Board.



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