Debate Intensifies Over Controversial Oil Pipeline

Trevor Lovell speaks to the public about the XL pipeline on 24th September 2011.
Trevor Lovell speaks to the public about the XL pipeline on 24th September 2011.

As the U.S. State Department convenes hearings in Texas this week on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would bring tar sands crude from Canada to Texas, environmentalists are revving up their opposition.

Victor Boschini: The TT Interview

TCU Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr.
TCU Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr.

TCU's 10th chancellor on the concerns of independent institutions in Texas, why it's worth paying a high price for private higher education, and — to a very limited extent — the turmoil convulsing the college athletic conferences.

DNA Test May Tie Morton Case to 1988 Killing

Debra Jan Baker, Michael Morton (center), Williamson County District Attorney John Bradley
Debra Jan Baker, Michael Morton (center), Williamson County District Attorney John Bradley

In a startling development, Travis County authorities are investigating whether an unsolved 1988 killing of an Austin woman is related to the 1986 murder of Christine Morton, for which her husband, Michael Morton, is serving life in prison.