| Nov 12, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Prudential Retirement announced that it has a new senior vice president and head of the company's Stable Value business, starting Monday.
Michael L. Davis, 46, will oversee "in-plan and third-party value product management," which means retirement...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Shouting 'no more silence, no more violence', students at the University of Texas marched through the streets of Austin to protest what they say are attacks on African-American students from unknown individuals tossing balloons filled with bleach.
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:20 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin.
Both claimed their race was a primary reason for their rejection. Both filed civil rights lawsuits, and the Supreme Court...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Texans are proud of a lot of things: their football, their barbecue, their history. So it goes without saying Texans are also proud of their accent. But new research out of the University of Texas at Austin says the Texas twang is fading away.
| Jan 24, 2011
| 4:16 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz) is "doing great" and transitioning well to her new rehabilitation after being wounded two weeks ago in a mass shooting at a grocery store in Tuscon, Ariz., according to a tweet from her husband....
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Poverty is at the core of the achievement gap. There's no getting around it.
Poverty affects families in so many profound ways. Solutions have been proposed, such as redrawing school districts to mix poor and wealthy students. People at the top of the...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:02 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — After my plane landed, I went online to see what was going on in Austin: Was there any music that night that I had to check out?
Asking if there was any music that night in Austin is kind of like asking if people need air to live....
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:05 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — The first thing out of anyone's mouth when I said I was visiting Austin? Some version of: "Oh, I know the best barbecue place …" It's not all about BBQ in Austin, but it is certainly a heaping helping of the local culture. As...
| Jan 17, 2012
Elizabeth Brumfiel, a widely recognized scholar in the field of feminist archaeology who studied Aztec culture, examining not only the functional and economic significance of ancient relics but what scholars learned about changing gender roles and...
| Jun 19, 2011
Virginia M. Fields, a leading scholar of early Mesoamerican art and archaeology who joined the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's curatorial staff in 1989 and devoted 22 years to making the museum a vital center of Latin American culture — partly by...
| Sep 26, 2011
Shel Hershorn, a photojournalist who documented the tumult of the 1960s and then dropped out to live a rustic lifestyle in northern New Mexico, died Sept. 17 at a nursing home in Espanola, N.M. He was 82.
Born in Denver on June 11, 1929, Herbert...
| Aug 23, 2011
John R. Hubbard, a historian and former U.S. ambassador to India who was president of USC in the 1970s, died Sunday at his Rancho Mirage home after a long illness, the university announced. The broad-shouldered and outspoken Texas native, widely known...