| Jan 14, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva When the retired President George W. Bush returns to Texas, he'll be taking a fellow Texan with him. Michael E. Meece will serve as chief of staff in the office of George W. Bush, the White House......
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:34 AM
It is Science day in this space, and we will be taking a look a three recent studies: why men get grumpy after age 70, why parental involvement in a child's education isn't what it's cracked up to be and what makes couples stick pins in voodoo dolls...
| Apr 1, 2014
Air France is holding $2,400 of Daniel Jean-Jacques' money for a fully refundable ticket. Why won't it surrender the money?
Q: I'm a graduate student at the University of Texas and I was recently awarded a fellowship to conduct research for two months in...
| Apr 21, 2013
Irma Garcia pulled back her sweater to show me where the bullet entered her shoulder and spun her around. It then torpedoed through her body and exited near the middle of her back.
"I still have problems with it," she said, standing to show me how the...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Alexander Beggins met his future Wild Child bandmate, Kelsey Wilson, a couple of days before they were supposed to go on tour a few years ago as part of the backing band for a Danish musician, Bjarke Bendsten, otherwise known as Migrant.
| Jun 26, 2013
When the Supreme Court decided to send its latest hot potato of an affirmative action case back to a lower court for further review, civil rights veteran Julian Bond gave me a two-word reaction: "They punted."
Translation for non-sports fans: They...
| Dec 10, 2008
It seems clear that change is coming to the U.S. healthcare system. President-elect Barack Obama wants it. Congress wants it. Even the insurance industry says the time is ripe to do things differently.
But not too differently. The idea of doing away with...
| May 2, 2010
As a sun lover with a fair complexion and a history of blistering sunburns, I've spent much of the last decade waiting for skin cancer. So when I noticed that a fleshy pink nodule on the side of my head seemed to be growing exponentially, I headed to...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 7:06 AM
(CNN) -- While most college students are hooking up on the dance floor or checking each other out by scrolling through Facebook profile pictures, a small number of students are doing something really counter-cultural -- they're getting married before they...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 1:00 AM
I hate wearing pants. They’re uncomfortable and restrictive, the waist too snug, the legs too itchy. And they deny people their inalienable right to see my calves, which I consider two of my best features.
Yet here I sit. In an office. In pants....
| Sep 29, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Gov. Rick Scott's fixation with all things Texas is on the verge of moving from harmless emulation (his signature black cowboy boots embroidered with "45th Governor") to unchecked obsession.
Scott has looked to Texas Gov. Rick Perry when formulating...