At SXSW, it’s not just the president’s executive orders that cause concerns. Companies are worried about their ability to recruit the world’s top talent if America sounds — and becomes — a less welcoming place.
President Donald Trump's proposed immigration ban has left many musicians with a lot of uncertainty. To that point, The World is part of a very cool project — a new showcase at the upcoming SXSW festival highlighting artists from some of the banned countries.
At a time when they’re feeling under threat, Texas Muslims flocked to the city of Austin this week to take part in the annual Texas Muslim Capitol Day. Huge numbers of supporters turned out too. But some of the conversations between Muslim voters and state lawmakers are difficult ones.
Does the idea of a world without Twinkies horrify you? Hostess, the company that makes the snack treat, may be going under. However, there's a Mexican company that would like to offer some alternatives...
Dr. Jeff Wilson, an environmental science professor known as Professor Dumpster, is giving "the 1 percent" new meaning: He’s planning to try to live using 1 percent of the energy and water and creating 1 percent of the waste of the average American home — by living in a converted dumpster.
The archive of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel García Márquez has been acquired by the University of Texas, Austin, where students, researchers and the author's fans are salivating for a look. The trove has everything from photos of the author's life to an unpublished novel, which could still hit bookshelves someday.
Texas is the biggest climate polluter in the U.S. It’s also is also extremely vulnerable to some of the impacts of climate change. But the state’s most prominent politicians say they don't believe that climate change is real. It all adds up to a big problem for Texas and the rest of us.
On Saturday in Austin, there was a Black Lives Matter protest on the campus of the University of Texas, down the street from near the annual SXSW conference. At the protest was Texas hip-hop artist D.Hawk, who says it's time to take a stand against violence against African Americans.