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Lawmakers discuss taking action against Islamic State Republican senators plan to meet privately this evening to discuss Authorization to Use Military Force against the Islamic State, a meeting fueled by the death of American aid worker Kayla Mueller.
Trial begins for alleged ‘American Sniper’ killer–Opening statements are expected in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, who is accused of murdering Chris Kyle, the former Navy SEAL depicted in the hit film American Sniper, and his neighbor Chad Littlefield at a shooting range outside Fort Worth, Texas in 2013. A key issue in the trial will be Routh’s alleged post-traumatic stress disorder, which could play a central role in his defense.
‘NBC Nightly News’ anchor Brian Williams is being suspended for six months without pay following revelations that he exaggerated tales from an Iraq War mission in 2003.
Although it might not feel like it, meteorologically speaking, we’re still in the dead of winter. It’s still too early to plant spring veggies.
Ebola survivors Dr. Kent Brantly and nurses Nina Pham and Amber Vinson were recognized for their courage in Dallas yesterday.
Commuters in Austin can now use an app called Carma, a real-time, ride-sharing smart phone app, that pairs people with similar commute routes and schedules. The app has partnered with TxTag, so drivers can be reimbursed for using toll roads.