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The use of facial recognition technology is not governed by any federal laws. Texas is one of two states with laws on the books to prevent the use of this tech to capture, store or use biometric identifiers without informed consent, but the statute only applies to commercial entities and is not used often in litigation.


A big development is coming to the site of the old Lone Star Brewery. Boasting tens of thousands of square feet of retail and mixed use space, the hope for owners is it will bring life back to the degenerating brewery that closed in the 1990s.  

The project is a co-venture between Aqualand Development and CBL & Associates Properties.

The Source: The Fight For Equal Pay In Texas

Oct 19, 2016

In 2015, women working full time in the U.S. typically were paid just 80 percent of what men were paid. Among full-time workers in 2015, Hispanic, African American, American Indian, and other native women had lower median annual earnings compared with non-Hispanic white and Asian American women. Differences among older workers are considerably larger than gaps among younger workers.

The Source: Border Wall Rhetoric Versus Reality

Oct 18, 2016
Michel Marizco / Fronteras

Does campaign rhetoric about building a wall on the U.S./Mexico border for security match the reality of people living there? Along the 2,000-mile border, 652 miles of fencing and walls already exists and 115 miles of it is in Texas.

Reporters and photographers from the San Antonio Express-News traveled from Del Rio to Brownsville to find out what people who live and work along the border think about the wall.


The Source: 'Terror in Europe' - The ISIS Threat

Oct 18, 2016
Reuters/Christian Hartmann

Attempts to combat ISIS in Europe have been marred by missteps and systemic breakdowns. "Terror in Europe," a documentary film and joint investigation by FRONTLINE and ProPublica, draws on interviews with counter-terrorism officials to tell the inside story of Europe's struggle to contain the ISIS threat.