WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will aim to encourage civic engagement and use of technology to solve problems, like helping poor families get diapers for their children, when he appears at an annual tech festival in Austin, Texas. Obama's appearance…
Step into the writer's room for Esther's Follies, and you'll likely find them singing around a table about the Supreme Court and 2016 presidential election.
In Austin, 14 artists have come together to offer an immersive art experience with Strange Pilgrims, a large-scale group exhibition with experiential art at multiple venues.
Featuring larger-than-life creatures powered by pedals, Austin Bike Zoo is a one-of-a-kind blend of puppetry and cycling.
Among the many students heading off to college this fall, those from wealthier backgrounds are far more likely to graduate after four years. Hari Sreenivasan takes a look at why that occurs, and what one university is doing to combat…
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas — One of two felony indictments against former Texas Gov. Rick Perry was tossed out Friday, giving the Republican presidential candidate a potentially huge legal victory in the face of flagging polling numbers for the 2016 race.
An exhibit at the University of Texas in Austin asks viewers to look at skateboarding as a process of creation.
By Corinne Segal
By PBS NewsHour
An Austin-based singer-songwriter founded Songwritingwith:Soldiers, a free program that pairs professional songwriters with veterans to craft original songs based on their experiences. For many of the 120 military members who have participated, songwriting begins the healing process.
By PBS NewsHour
Even though Austin, Texas, is one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation and a magnet for the technology and arts industries, not every sector is enjoying the good times. Many students live below the poverty line, and some of…
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