1 hour ago

Outrageous.

Outrageous.

    Minimum wage can't afford you a zero-bedroom home in Texas
    Texas politicians often boast about the state's cheap real estate, but not much thought is given as to who can actually afford it. On Wednesday, the National Low Income Housing Coalition released new figures on the gap between renters' wages and the cost of rental housing in the U.S.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

Cheap drinks and food. What more could you as...

Cheap drinks and food. What more could you ask for?

    Best Happy Hour spots in Houston to get your food and drink on
    Eating or drinking out can get pretty pricey if one isn't careful.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

See what life is like for the children.

See what life is like for the children.

    What life inside migrant internment camps looks like
    Roughly two weeks after Senator Jeff Merkley attempted to tour an immigration interment center for children in Brownsville, Americans are starting to get a better idea of what life looks like for separated family members. Thanks to public outrage, the Trump administration has released handout photos that give an approximate idea of conditions inside the facilities.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

"Insulting from someone who chose to NOT serv...

"Insulting from someone who chose to NOT serve his country in the armed forces."

    'Shame on you, Sid Miller:' Opponent rips Texas Ag Commissioner over controversial comments
    Sid Miller's Democratic challenger issued a scathing statement on Thursday after the sitting Texas Ag Commissioner compared the separation of migrant children to serving in the military. "It is ignorant to compare the families of America's service members to the unconscionable situation that vulnerable migrant children are being subjected to, and especially insulting from someone who chose to NOT serve his country in the armed forces," Kim Olson said in a statement.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

😲

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    Man finds rattlesnake under hood while trying to start car
    HANCOCK, N.Y. (AP) - An upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine - the rattle of a venomous timber rattlesnake.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

"Just Googled you and it said you were a mout...

"Just Googled you and it said you were a mouthpiece for the Trump administration. Go f--- yourself."

    Young Trump staffers are complaining they can't date in DC because everyone hates them
    Andrew Harnik/AP Young Trump administration staffers are having a hard time dating in Washington, one of the most Democratic cities in the country. Even after leaving their administration jobs, former staffers are finding themselves on something of a social blacklist. One match on an online dating app told an administration official, "Thanks but no thanks.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

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7 hours ago

See how they celebrated the first official we...

See how they celebrated the first official week of summer.

    Photos: Laredoans party during the first official week of summer
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Craftsman-style bungalow offers Heights charm

With three or four bedrooms and 2½ baths, this home at 1324 Tulane St. is priced at $1,050,000.

    Craftsman-style bungalow offers Heights charm
    Published 12:00 am, Sunday, June 24, 2018 This charming Craftsman-style bungalow in the Heights was expanded and remodeled in 2006. Listing agent Sara Black of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties said the home offers high-end details and multiple indoor and outdoor entertaining/living spaces.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

See the latest updates:

See the latest updates:

    The Latest: Congressman says kids at center get good care
    MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall is returning from a visit to the Texas border saying that several hundred immigrant children detained in a center there are getting good care.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

It's pronounced 'Umble!'

It's pronounced 'Umble!'

    How to pronounce Texas' most mispronounced cities, towns on your summer road trips
    https://www.mysanantonio.com/lifestyle/travel-outdoors/article/How-to-pronounce-Texas-most-mispronounced-13020003.php
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

He tried to paint the stories of families sep...

He tried to paint the stories of families separated at the border as "phony stories of sadness and grief."

    Trump tries to change focus of border debate
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump tried to cast doubt Friday on wrenching tales of migrant children separated from their families at the border, dismissing "phony stories of sadness and grief" while asserting the real victims of the nation's immigration crisis are Americans killed by those who cross the border unlawfully.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Whether it's drinking your favorite beer whil...

Whether it's drinking your favorite beer while enjoying a fishing trip with friends or making a late-night Whataburger run, we know what we like.

    20 Things people from Texas love to love
    Updated 3:46 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2018 It's no surprise that Texans love their state. And as everyone knows, there's a whole lot to love about The Lone Star State. With the start of rodeo season and warmer weather, there are plenty of things for natives to appreciate.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

The 'Find My Phone' app would completely have...

The 'Find My Phone' app would completely have negated the plot of 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off.'

    10 movie plots that would be destroyed by today's technology
    A finely made movie is of its time. Nothing happens that couldn't have actually occurred when the movie supposedly takes place. The members of The Breakfast Club, for example, can't spend detention on their mobile phones.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

11 hours ago

Thanks to the integration of the culture we n...

Thanks to the integration of the culture we now have tacos, Tex-Mex and Selena, and as the population continues to grow the state will continue to adapt as we have in the past.

    Hispanics in Texas slated to become majority population by 2022
    It's no secret that Texas has a large Hispanic population. Thanks to the integration of the culture we now have tacos, Tex-Mex and Selena, and as the population continues to grow the state will continue to adapt as we have in the past.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Check your pantries, folks.

Check your pantries, folks.

    Unbalance in yeast leads H-E-B to issue withdrawal of some bread products
    Updated 3:43 pm, Saturday, June 23, 2018 After discovering an odor among some of its bread products, H-E-B issued a withdrawal of those products, according to a company statement Saturday afternoon. None of the withdrawn products present a health risk, according to H-E-B.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

#BREAKING: #Mistrial What do you think?

#BREAKING: #Mistrial What do you think?

    Mistrial declared in Houston diner choking case
    Jurors Saturday deadlocked while deliberating the guilt of Terry Thompson, resulting in state District Judge Kelli Johnson declaring a mistrial after more than 26 hours of deliberations over three days. Because the jury could not decide, the prosecution will have to determine if and when they will re-try Thompson.
    https://m.chron.com

11 hours ago

BREAKING:

BREAKING:

    Mistrial declared in Houston diner choking case
    Jurors Saturday deadlocked while deliberating the guilt of Terry Thompson, resulting in state District Judge Kelli Johnson declaring a mistrial after more than 26 hours of deliberations over three days. Because the jury could not decide, the prosecution will have to determine if and when they will re-try Thompson.
    https://m.chron.com

12 hours ago

With her new baby boy finally here, the actre...

With her new baby boy finally here, the actress must be eager to sell the beautiful European-style estate.

    Texas native Eva Longoria slashes $3 million off Hollywood Hills mansion
    Texas native and new mom, Eva Longoria has drastically reduced the price of her Hollywood Hills hideaway months after listing the luxe, 2.75-acre property.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Do you think what WikiLeaks did was ethical o...

Do you think what WikiLeaks did was ethical or right?

    WikiLeaks publishes identities and information about ICE employees amid intensifying anger
    WikiLeaks on Thursday published a database identifying more than 9,000 supposed current and former U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement employees, saying it is important for "increasing accountability." The database contains the employees' publicly available personal information and job history scraped from LinkedIn, including deportation officers, IT workers, human resource interns and legal assistants, among others.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

The notoriously hard-to-get-into Texas hotel ...

The notoriously hard-to-get-into Texas hotel renovated more than 35 rooms along with the exterior.

    Famous Indian Lodge at Davis Mountains State Park renovated and open for reservations
    Published 1:03 pm, Wednesday, June 20, 2018 The notoriously hard-to-get-into Indian Lodge at Davis Mountains State Park is officially accepting reservations after finally completing months of expensive renovations.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

This may or may not be good for bargain hunte...

This may or may not be good for bargain hunters.

    You don't need a membership to shop at Costco online - but there's a catch
    You don't need to be a Costco member to shop online. However, there's a catch - non-members have to pay a 5% surcharge on most online items, and some Costco online prices are up to 20% higher than the prices offered in-store. There are other ways to shop at Costco without being a member.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Pack up the family, it's road trip time.

Pack up the family, it's road trip time.

    Two Texas cities named among the most affordable U.S. travel destinations
    Published 4:07 pm, Thursday, June 21, 2018 Personal finance company, SmartAsset released a list for the most affordable travel destinations in the U.S., and two Texas cities made the cut.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

“We are not going to allow a shortage to mate...

“We are not going to allow a shortage to materialize to the point where markets will be squeezed and consumers will be hurt"

    OPEC, after bolstering prices, considers ramping up oil production
    VIENNA - Major oil-producing countries agreed Friday to jointly raise exports, a decision that has driven considerable division among them but could temper criticism from President Donald Trump. Officials from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, as well as other major producers like Russia, were set to increase their total output by around 1 percent of the global oil supply.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

"Don't bother reporting them just use a firin...

"Don't bother reporting them just use a firing squad."

    Texas Tech University condemns 'Frat Chat' which mentioned shooting immigrants for 'sport'
    Published 2:27 pm, Friday, June 22, 2018 Texas Tech University has issued a statement condemning a "Frat Chat" filled with racist comments after the conversation, which included suggestions to shoot immigrants for "sport," was made public Thursday.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

All the new movies and shows you can watch ne...

All the new movies and shows you can watch next month.

    New on Netflix, HBO, Amazon and Hulu July 2018
    https://www.beaumontenterprise.com/entertainment/article/New-on-Netflix-HBO-Amazon-and-Hulu-July-2018-13014930.php
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

What do you think about this?

What do you think about this?

    Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant
    WASHINGTON (AP) - White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Saturday she was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, becoming the latest administration official to experience a brusque reception in a public setting.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Congratulations to the happy family!

Congratulations to the happy family!

    HGTV's Joanna & Chip Gaines welcome 5th child
    WACO, Texas (AP) - HGTV's Joanna and Chip Gaines have welcomed their fifth child - a boy. The proud papa announced the birth Saturday on Twitter . He wrote, "The Gaines crew is now 1 stronger!" The stars of the TV show "Fixer Upper" have two daughters and two others sons.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

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