Andrew Weber

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Andrew Weber is a web producer for KUT News. A graduate of St. Edward's University with a degree in English, Andrew has previously interned with The Texas Tribune, The Austin American-Statesman and KOOP Radio.

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Barbara Pierce Bush, matriarch of the Bush family and former first lady of the United States, died Tuesday at 92.

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Mark Zuckerberg will continue his apology tour on Capitol Hill this morning.

The Facebook CEO testified before senators in a five-hour session yesterday afternoon, and today he’ll answer House lawmakers’ questions on the Cambridge Analytica scandal, user privacy concerns and social media’s role in Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Watch a livestream of the hearing — scheduled to start at 9 a.m. Central time — below courtesy of PBS Newshour.

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Senators are expected to grill Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg a week after revelations that the social media giant divulged millions of users’ personal information to political firm Cambridge Analytica, which was contracted by the Trump campaign during the 2016 election.

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Sometimes solving a problem creates a problem.

The city’s transportation department hosted a roundtable this morning to avoid that very maxim as it relates Austin’s rollout of dockless bikes – those smartphone-enabled rental bikes that have cropped up (and all over) cities like Seattle, Washington, D.C. and Dallas.

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Interim Austin Police Chief Brian Manley called the Austin serial bomber a "domestic terrorist" at a panel hosted by KUT this morning. 

Despite previous calls from the community after a string of bombings killed 39-year-old Stephan House and 17-year-old Draylen Mason, Manley hadn't used the term. At the panel, he said he’s now “very comfortable” calling Mark Conditt a terrorist.

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