Nearly 60 years ago, a forced laborer in a Hungarian brick factory hatched a far-fetched plan to escape.
As prosecutors weigh whether to arrest and charge George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who claims he killed an unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin last month in self-defense, Zimmerman is invoking Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law.
Apple says schools in more than 600 districts have bought iPads for all of their students. We meet one principal who decided to stop buying textbooks and use the devices instead.
Journalist Chris Dickey writes that the gunman in Toulouse, France may be one of a new breed of al Qaeda-inspired lone wolves, who are “not always so lonely.”
China is urging Olympic marathoners to raise their own chickens, instead of eating meat that could contain a performance-enhancing drug.
Those scotch-swigging, cigarette-smoking Madison Avenue executives will return to the AMC cable channel on Sunday with a season opener set during the tumult of the ’60s.
From Morcheeba to The Pulse.
From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.