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  • How Many Hours Does Passionate Entrepreneur Work? 'All of Them'

    How Many Hours Does Passionate Entrepreneur Work? 'All of Them'
    DURHAM — When Flemming Tinker became self-employed, it was in that most commonplace Connecticut way, as a consultant. But after four years, his work-from-home consultancy morphed into his becoming a small manufacturer. "I've always found...
  • Lawyers: Detained immigrant families in Texas offered bonds

    Attorneys say the federal government is loosening its crackdown on offering bonds for Central American immigrant mothers and children seeking asylum in the U.S., a shift that comes after a federal judge ordered a halt to a detention strategy aimed at...
  • Citigroup whistleblower still on the trail of the too-big-to-fail

    DALLAS Richard Bowen teaches the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 at the University of Texas at Dallas from a deeply personal perspective that of whistleblower. The 68-year-old senior lecturer of accounting was once a top executive with Citigroup's mortgage...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Seeking answers during a Texas visit

    Davy Crockett, as a congressman from Tennessee, lost his third bid for the office to a man with a wooden leg. “Since you have chosen to elect a man with a timber toe to succeed me, you may all go to hell and I will go to Texas,” Crockett...
  • Back from the battlefield, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans produce a surge of great fiction

    Ben Fountain was driving to Galveston, Texas, in March 2003, about a week after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, when he caught a glimpse of the literary future. "I was thinking, 'They're out there,'" Fountain says from his Dallas home. "Those men and women...
  • Digital Savant: Self-driving cars and robot soccer

    AUSTIN, Texas The longer you cover technology, the harder it is to get your mind blown by what you witness. But I was impressed, then overwhelmed with glee, on a recent visit to the artificial intelligence research area at the University of Texas...
  • For Asian Americans, a changing landscape on college admissions

    For Asian Americans, a changing landscape on college admissions
    In a windowless classroom at an Arcadia tutoring center, parents crammed into child-sized desks and dug through their pockets and purses for pens as Ann Lee launches a PowerPoint presentation. Her primer on college admissions begins with the basics:...
  • War hero who coordinated fatal Bin Laden raid learns political reality running Univ. of Texas

    When the University of Texas System sought a new chancellor, it turned away from the ivory tower candidates of academia and hired a war hero: the man who coordinated the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. Retired Adm. William McRaven was lauded as the...
  • 'American Sniper' murder trial centers on competency

    While defense attorneys mount an insanity defense for the former Marine on trial in the shooting deaths of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield, prosecutors have described Eddie Ray Routh as a troubled drug user who knew...
  • Roundup: Truths revealed in 'Selma,' libraries ransacked by ISIS, Vegas Strip design

    Roundup: Truths revealed in 'Selma,' libraries ransacked by ISIS, Vegas Strip design
    “Selma” and the larger truths that an artful drama can reveal....Libraries endangered in areas ruled by Islamic State....A show by an influential European artist is canceled in Mexico City....And a history of barely planned urbanism on the...
  • Texas Senate panel advances gun rights bills

    AUSTIN, Texas The Texas state Senate under new leadership and with a harder conservative edge is poised to make expanding gun rights its first major priority. The Senate State Affairs Committee voted Thursday to allow the open carrying of handguns and...