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Four Austin journalists discuss how the South by Southwest festival affects the city's music scene and access to affordable housing.

Austin mayor Steve Adler talks about the ways in which the South by Southwest music festival and conference has transformed throughout the years, along with the city.

Chinese immigrants came to the Mississippi Delta as agricultural laborers. Many moved on to become grocers in African-American neighborhoods. Some stores remain, but many folks have moved on and away.

When it was introduced a few years ago, Google Glass was labeled as the next big thing. But it flopped. Now, it's finding new uses with workers in manufacturing and other industries.

Advocates in Virginia and beyond hope voters will be more engaged in the wake of the 2016 and ready to take on redistricting reform.

Nashville ends decades old Frederick Douglass mystery.

After saying she wouldn't seek the death penalty, a state attorney was removed from prosecuting a high-profile killing case by Florida Gov. Rick Scott. The state death penalty continues to be debated.

Most of the millions in the U.S. who are infected with hepatitis C can't afford the cure. Some say the U.S. could save money and cure more people if it bought the drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc.

Ukraine is considered one of the world's most corrupt countries. But activists are encouraged by the ongoing case against Roman Nasirov, the country's tax chief, who is accused of embezzlement.

Authorities say they've found more than 250 bodies in what may be Mexico's largest mass grave site. The area has been marred by violence as warring drug gangs battle for control of the state.

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