Topic: Austin (Texas)
David Foster Wallace made posthumous headlines twice this week.
09/15/2010 12:45 pm
The natural-gas production industry has resisted providing information about fracking or hydraulic fracturing chemicals, which some say have fouled drinking-water wells.
09/09/2010 09:30 pm
Dallas tornado: A series of tornadoes touched down outside of downtown Dallas, damaging warehouses in an area near Dallas Love Field.
09/09/2010 12:30 pm
As the November midterm election approaches, it seems to be dire straits for Democrats. Obama and other party leaders will have to energize their base in order to turn it around.
09/05/2010 01:39 pm
A report released Tuesday ranks cities not in terms of best-performing schools but on their openness to outside ideas and education reform.
08/24/2010 04:08 pm
Are affordable baby sitters hard to find? These 10 cities have lots of baby sitters with rates as low as $10 an hour.
08/12/2010 06:05 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 08/09
Public electric utilities will need thousands of miles of new transmission lines to bring solar and wind power to cities. One alternative could be microgrids, or local production of power from clean energy
08/09/2010 12:20 pm
BP says it will seek a $9.9 billion tax write-off based on the $32 billion it expects to spend on Gulf oil spill cleanup and recovery. One US senator is already calling for hearings to prevent it.
08/06/2010 07:20 pm
As the election season ramps up in August, President Obama is putting on his fundraiser hat, attending $30,000-a-plate dinners but not spending much time campaigning for candidates.
07/29/2010 06:53 pm