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Boston Bombing trial begins with jury selection-The Boston Marathon bombing trial gets underway today as a panel of 12 jurors will be selected from a pool of 1,200 to decide the guilt of 21-year-old suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
The Pope chooses a diverse group of 15 cardinals. Pope Francis nominated 15 new cardinals from 14 different nations on Sunday. USA TODAY
Trying to lose weight in the new year? Your desk may be the deal breaker–For all those vowing to shed pounds in the New Year, skip the kitchen cleanout and turn your focus to a more insidious source of weight gain: Your workspace. It turns out, the office — where many adults spend the majority of their waking hours — is a bigger enabler of junk-food bingeing snacking than many people realize.
The job market is looking good for 2015! A sizzling labor market is likely to show little let-up this year, economists say, with job growth approaching or exceeding the estimated 15-year high reached in 2014.
The University of Texas is launching a new center for high school students in hopes that they’ll be leaders and role models in the Central Texas Community.
Austin Drivers adjusting to the new hands free rule– Store shelves normally lined with hands-free devices are now almost empty as drivers equip their cars with technology like Bluetooth to comply with Austin’s newest ordinance. If you get a ticket—it could cost you $500.