Democratic presidential candidate Jim Webb, who complained repeatedly during the first Democratic debate about not getting enough speaking time, will consider running as an independent, his campaign announced. The decision may come sooner rather than later, as the former Virginia senator will hold a news conference today. A shift in party may not have much of an impact though, as Webb’s support in recent polls hasn’t broken 2% yet.
Hershey is coming out with a bigger kiss. It’s called Hershey’s Kiss Deluxe, and it has a hazelnut in the center.
Canada has elected a new government. Justin Trudeau will be the new Prime Minister after a victory by the Liberal Party. Stephen Harper and the Conservatives had been in power for 10 years.
The Hidden Pines fire in Bastrop County has been burning for a week now. It is 70% contained but it has destroyed 64 homes.
After Governor Abbot’s investigation, the state has decided to cut of Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood. The governor decided to look into it after those controversial videos were released.
Orphaned cougar cubs have arrived at the Austin Zoo after their mother was killed by a hunter in September. The cubs, two females and one male, were discovered in Washington and rescued by the Department of Fish and Wildlife. about five weeks old, the cubs have arrived at the Austin Zoo. They’re healthy and growing fine. Because they are still babies, they’re not yet able to be seen by the public. That will most likely happen in December.