31 min ago

Be careful of certain tattoos ideas you are c...

Be careful of certain tattoos ideas you are contemplating getting - you may not know they could be interpreted as gang symbols.

    The symbols and meanings behind gang-related tattoos
    A few generations ago, tattoos largely had a negative connotation. A lot of the stereotypes tied to tattoos had to do with gang members and criminals being some of the most visible people with tattoos. Today, tattoos have become much more accepted, frequently seen on an array of people that come from numerous professional backgrounds.
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1 hour ago

You don't have to be perfect to get ahead.

You don't have to be perfect to get ahead.

    Terrific colleges that accept over 50 percent of applicants
    If anything has soared as much as college tuition (and loans) in the last 30 years, it's the anxiety among some high school students (and their parents) about getting into college. Achieving a GPA north of 4.0 and landing sky-high test scores can make high school an endless grind for some kids.
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1 hour ago

If you’re up for summering like a president, ...

If you’re up for summering like a president, check out this Martha’s Vineyard compound:

    President Obama's summer pad on Martha's Vineyard offered at $17.75 million
    If you're up for summering like a president, check out this Martha's Vineyard compound where the Obama family vacationed in 2013. Claudine Zap, provided by Published 1:00 pm, Thursday, November 16, 2017 If you're up for summering like a president in 2018, check out this Martha's Vineyard compound in Chilmark, MA.
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1 hour ago

BREAKING NEWS: His partner is also seriously ...

BREAKING NEWS: His partner is also seriously injured

    U.S. Border Patrol agent dies from injuries suffered while on patrol near Big Bend Sunday morning
    Updated 1:52 pm, Sunday, November 19, 2017 A U.S. Border Patrol agent died Sunday morning as a result of injuries sustained while on patrol in the Big Bend Sector, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection news release.
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

About one Afghan trainee deserts every month....

About one Afghan trainee deserts every month.

    More Afghan troops go AWOL from JBSA than from any other base nationwide
    A federal watchdog has found that more Afghan troops sent to the U.S. for training vanish from JBSA than from any other military base nationwide.
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2 hours ago

A portion of the proceeds from sales of the $...

A portion of the proceeds from sales of the $14.99 calendar benefits University Settlement, a charity that helps low-income immigrants.

    NYC taxi drivers camp it up in playful pinup calendar
    NEW YORK (AP) - New York City cabbies have been called a lot of things over the years ... courteous, reckless, sometimes rude. But sexy? That's the tongue-in-cheek goal of a quirky pinup calendar featuring a dozen New York City taxi drivers smirking and smoldering in provocative poses in and around their yellow cabs.
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

History made

History made

    LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans' 1st woman mayor
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of New Orleans.
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

Serena Williams married Reddit co-founder Ale...

Serena Williams married Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in New Orleans:

    Serena Williams ties the knot in star-studded wedding attended by Beyonce, Kim Kardashian
    The tennis star married Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in New Orleans on Thursday Updated 2:30 pm, Saturday, November 18, 2017 Serena Williams married Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian at a star-studded New Orleans wedding on Thursday.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

What his family saw on the video broke their ...

What his family saw on the video broke their hearts

    A dying vet needed CPR. Hidden video shows his nurse laughing instead.
    By the late winter of 2014, James Dempsey had served in a world war, raised children, buried a wife and seen the best of his health behind him. As he prepared for a stay at a nursing home on the outskirts of Atlanta, the 89-year-old began to feel nervous.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

She appeared on only nine episodes of the sho...

She appeared on only nine episodes of the show before her character was written out, which she said took her by surprise. In a 1980 interview with People, Wedgeworth said she "had no warning or explanation. Suddenly everyone was very cold to me."

    Ann Wedgeworth, known for 'Three's Company' role, dies at 83
    NEW YORK (AP) - Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on "Three's Company," has died at age 83. Wedgeworth died Thursday in the New York area after a long illness, her daughter Dianna Martin said.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Texas locations are included in this recall

Texas locations are included in this recall

    Trader Joe's recalls salads after supplier detects shards of glass
    Grocery chain Trader Joe's announced Saturday that it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier found shards of glass and hard plastic inside. The company announced on its website that containers of its white meat chicken salad, curried white chicken deli salad and turkey cranberry apple salad may be contaminated if they expire on any date from Nov.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Sound like a local no matter where you go.

Sound like a local no matter where you go.

    How to pronounce Texas' most mispronounced cities during your Thanksgiving travels
    If you are ditching crowded airports this year in favor of a leisurely drive, and you plan on making side trips or pit stops in Texas, you should get to know the towns you'll be driving through.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Sad news to report:

Sad news to report:

    Country music legend Mel Tillis has died
    http://www.mysanantonio.com/entertainment/article/Country-music-legend-Mel-Tillis-has-died-12369566.php
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

A man who allegedly assaulted the mother of h...

A man who allegedly assaulted the mother of his child because he didn't get the food he ordered has been found:

    Man accused of assaulting woman after getting incorrect food order found in Hays County
    Updated 7:05 pm, Friday, November 17, 2017 A man who allegedly assaulted the mother of his child because he didn't get the food he ordered has been found in Hays County, according to a release from the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

One place will even pay off up to $15,000 wor...

One place will even pay off up to $15,000 worth of student loans over five years:

    These 9 places in America will pay you to move there
    If you prefer the countryside, you'll love this news. Updated 12:28 pm, Friday, November 10, 2017 As more Americans move to cities, rural American towns - and even entire states - are looking for new ways to incentivize people to move to the countryside.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

"I know this photo looks bad, but remember it...

"I know this photo looks bad, but remember it also is bad,"

    Colin Jost Tears Into 'SNL' Alum Al Franken Over Sexual Misconduct on Weekend Update (Video)
    The 15 years Sen. Al Franken spent as an "Saturday Night Live" writer and performer didn't protect him from criticism during Saturday's edition of "Weekend Update." "SNL" was criticized for saying nothing about Harvey Weinstein the weekend after the sexual misconduct accusations accusations against him became public.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Go in search of a baked potato smothered in a...

Go in search of a baked potato smothered in as much protein as possible.

    Find a new barbecue addiction on the outskirts of Houston
    There are few neighborhoods with no barbecue in the Houston metropolitan area. Even if you live 20 miles away from the nearest haven of smoke, we bet you're willing to make that drive frequently. However, discovering a favorite new barbecue spot close to home is like finding a new best friend.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Police aren't sure why the two groups met up,...

Police aren't sure why the two groups met up, but they were all armed.

    1 dead after 6-person shoot-out in Acres Homes
    One man died Saturday night in a six-person Acres Homes shoot-out. A group of three men met up with another three men around 10:30 p.m. near Glenn and Mount for "some type of transaction," according to Houston police. "We don't know what they were meeting up for," Sgt. Joel Burton told reporters.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Take a look back at the MVP's humble beginnin...

Take a look back at the MVP's humble beginnings:

    A look at Jose Altuve when he was a little-known player in the minors
    Jose Altuve wasn't originally one of the players I planned to profile in the book "Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life." It was 2010 and Altuve was playing for the Class A Lexington Legends in Lexington, Ky. He had just turned 20; deflated balloons and streamers still hung from his bedroom wall from a birthday celebration.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

See what you missed at this year's Latin Gram...

See what you missed at this year's Latin Grammy awards:

    Houston's Juan Treviño brings home a Latin Grammy
    Published 11:33 am, Friday, November 17, 2017 Juan Treviño is bringing home Grammy gold. The prolific singer and songwriter from Houston won best regional song for "Siempre Es Asi" during Thursday night's Latin Grammys. He shared the news on Facebook, and it was quickly reposted by family and friends.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Houston police will begin using this new chas...

Houston police will begin using this new chase maneuver, which is prohibited by many departments across the nation. Do you agree with the plan?

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston police will begin using this new chase maneuver, which is prohibited by many departments across the nation. Do you agree with the plan?
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7 hours ago

Last weekend was devoted to cosplay fans.

Last weekend was devoted to cosplay fans.

    Cosplay-friendly 'Heroes and Villains' weekend debuts at Texas RenFest
    This past weekend saw the debut of "Heroes and Villains" weekend at the Texas Renaissance Festival, complete with Mario, Pikachu, and Wolverine from the "X-Men". Devoted to the cosplay set, it lets visitors deviate from the usual old-world garb and tap into the comic book and video game genres.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

In broad daylight, this was a rare sighting.

In broad daylight, this was a rare sighting.

    Backyard bobcat: Can you spot the sneaky visitor in this Lake Houston man's backyard?
    One of the benefits to living in the Lake Houston area on Houston's northeast side is great access to the city, while often still feeling very much connected to nature like you might in a rural setting. Lake Houston-area resident Mike Denman this week shared photos of an encounter he had with one of his neighborhood's wilder residents.
    http://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

For $15 million, you can have five gardens, a...

For $15 million, you can have five gardens, a reflection pool and a summer kitchen.

    River Oaks mansion hits the market at nearly $15 million
    One of the finest homes in River Oaks just hit the market with a Texas-sized price tag. Situated on more than an acre of land at 3229 Groveland is a stunning five-bedroom, 7,098-square foot manor listed at $14.8 million. The property was listed just a week ago.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Tragic, sweet and also really funny.

Tragic, sweet and also really funny.

    Unique obituary of Texas man will leave you laughing
    Humor is the last thing you'd expect to find in an obituary, but a Tyler, Texas man is being remembered for just that. "Price Mackenzie Davis, of McKinney, formerly of Tyler, made his last inappropriate and probably sarcastic comment on October 25th," begins the obituary, which appeared in the Tyler Morning Telegraph on Wednesday.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

See where Houston gets its products from.

See where Houston gets its products from.

    Data reveals which countries Houston trades with the most
    Few Houstonians venture into the city's 25-mile seaport, but a lot of their products and goods sure do. In 2016 alone, 169.5 billion tons of cargo worth $112.8 billion were imported and exported through Houston's port, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Do you recognize anyone that got busted?

Do you recognize anyone that got busted?

    HPD arrested 38 on felony DWI charges in October
    During the month of October, Houston police arrested 38 drivers on felony alcohol charges. Specific charges ranged from driving while intoxicated with a child in the vehicle to intoxication assault. Some of the suspects had two or more prior arrests on similar charges. Driving while intoxicated is typically a misdemeanor on the first two offenses.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Neat.

Neat.

    Study reveals difference in brand preferences of Astros and Dodgers fans
    The rivalry between the Astros and Dodgers doesn't end on the baseball field. A new study by location data company Skyhook finds that fans of both baseball teams have different tastes in fast food, shopping and more. Using phone data of fans, researchers were able to determine what makes the two fan bases unique and alike.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

14 hours ago

Spitting image!

Spitting image!

    Meet the Joel Osteen lookalike who has fooled hundreds of people
    This week, a video of a Joel Osteen lookalike sneaking into a religious event shook the internet. The short video featured Michael Klimkowski, a Los Angeles comedic actor and valet who bears a striking resemblance to the Houston celebrity televangelist.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Sorry baby millennials...

Sorry baby millennials...

    Movies from the 1980s prove it was the best decade in which grow up
    When judging a generation, and more specifically a decade, one of the best deciding factors of its "coolness" or "total and complete rulership over all others" is that decade's movies.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

The "Trump effect" for the humble burger join...

The "Trump effect" for the humble burger joint is expected to be huge.

    Trump's cheeseburger in Japan still drawing lines
    TOKYO (AP) - Haruyuki Sano traveled 1 ½ hours for a taste of the same cheeseburger U.S. President Donald Trump ate with Japan's prime minister during his visit last week. "It tasted great, like steak," the pastry-maker said after savoring the 100 percent U.S.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

The best!

The best!

    MLB awards Astros fan "catch of the year"
    Updated 2:43 pm, Saturday, November 18, 2017 The people have spoken. The best fan catch of the 2017 MLB season belongs to Astros fans, Sarah and Kirk Head. In case you've already forgotten: in the ninth inning of Game 5 of the World Series, Yasiel Puig blasted a two-run home run into the Crawford Boxes at Minute Maid Park.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Who do you think is sexier?

Who do you think is sexier?

    Patrick Stewart challenges Blake Shelton to a sexy-off
    Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman are also put on notice by the former Captain Picard Tim Kenneally, provided by Published 7:14 pm, Friday, November 17, 2017 The gauntlet of sexy has been thrown down.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

He reportedly whacked a couple female network...

He reportedly whacked a couple female network staffers over the head with a book.

    Kiss Frontman Gene Simmons Banned for Life From Fox News
    Kiss frontman Gene Simmons has been banned for life from Fox News, a spokesperson for Fox News told TheWrap. The aging rocker - once a regular guest on the network and Fox Business - was booted as a result of bad off-set behavior on Wednesday in which he spoke crudely to female network staffers and hit two of them on the head with a copy of the new book he's promoting, the spokesperson said.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Did your favorite show make the cut?

Did your favorite show make the cut?

    Celebrate HBO's 45 year anniversary with a ranking of its greatest series
    Home Box Office, Inc., better known as HBO, celebrated its 45 year anniversary this week. The company was founded on Nov. 8, 1972 by Time Inc. as a way to offer cable TV to customers, according to " The Essential Sopranos Reader."
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

They shouldn't be hard to find... one holds t...

They shouldn't be hard to find... one holds the Guinness World Record for tallest domestic cat.

    Missing: Four cats. Reward: $100,000
    Cygnus and Arcturus are two Detroit-area cats with some very big claims to fame. Arcturus, a spotted Savannah who measures 19.05 inches high, in the fall won the Guinness World Record for tallest domestic cat. At the same time, his housemate Cygnus, a fluffy Maine coon with a 17.5-inch feather-duster hanging from his rear, snagged the world record for longest tail.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

One does not simply have a conversation witho...

One does not simply have a conversation without dropping a couple movie references.

    Movie quotes you probably use at least once a day
    One does not simply have a conversation without dropping a couple movie references.
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

In response to her former U.S. Olympic teamma...

In response to her former U.S. Olympic teammate, Douglas wrote on Twitter that "it is our responsibility as women to dress modestly and be classy. dressing in a provocative/sexual way entices the wrong crowd."

    Gabby Douglas apologizes for criticizing Aly Raisman's stance on sexual assault
    Gabby Douglas says she's "deeply sorry" for a comment she made about Fierce Five teammate Aly Raisman's stance on sexual assault victims. In an Instagram post Friday, Raisman spoke out against those who blame sexual assault on the way victims dress.
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Police are hoping to find these men who may h...

Police are hoping to find these men who may have witnessed her death.

    Surveillance video released after Texas woman mysteriously falls to her death
    Dallas police have released surveillance video of the last time a Texas woman was seen alive before mysteriously falling to her death from a parking garage. Taylor Gruwell-Miller, 26, fell to her death from the parking garage at The Icon at the Ross apartments, 1701 N. Hall St. in Dallas, on Sept.
    http://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

This University of Houston grad is going some...

This University of Houston grad is going somewhere! To the Winter Olympics! With Africa's first-ever bobsled team.

    Nigerian women become first African bobsled team to qualify for Olympics
    Seun Adigun crouched slightly as she stared down the bobsled track in Calgary this week. Perhaps envisioning that she was about to make history for an entire continent, the Nigerian bobsled driver flipped her face guard down and waited for the starting signal.
    http://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

"You're killin' me Smalls."

"You're killin' me Smalls."

    'Sandlot' stars to make a stop in Friendswood in January
    Published 3:17 pm, Saturday, November 18, 2017 Houston fans of the 80s classic movie "The Sandlot" are getting a chance to relive their childhood this January. Four actors from the film will be visiting the Baybrook Mall in Friendswood where people will get a chance to get autographs and take photos with the stars.
    http://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

BREAKING: The victim reportedly called a fa...

BREAKING: The victim reportedly called a family member to say the son was acting "suspicious and irate."

    Son charged with murder in mother's stabbing death in Spring
    A 30-year-old man has been charged with capital murder after he allegedly stabbed his mother to death in her Spring home Saturday morning. Cindy Therwhanger, 55, called her son-in-law around 6:10 a.m. to say that her son, Tyler Therwhanger, was at the house in the 22000 block of Red Leo Lane "acting suspicious and irate," according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
    http://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

A new recipe might be in order this year.

A new recipe might be in order this year.

    Mouthwatering pie recipes for the holidays
    Your family and friends will be raving about these pies for years. Updated 5:55 pm, Thursday, November 16, 2017 Few things are quite as good as a classic pecan or pumpkin pie made with the secret family recipe after a delicious thanksgiving meal.
    http://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Brb, buying all of the things!

Brb, buying all of the things!

    You can now buy a swimsuit with your pet's face on it
    Updated 3:50 pm, Saturday, November 18, 2017 Most pet owners are already guilty of showing complete strangers pictures of their adorable pets on their phone, but a new fashion trend is taking the work out of showing off a pet. Thank to a new company, people can now get their animal's face printed on swimwear to strut around in.
    http://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

For #NationalAdoptionDay:

For #NationalAdoptionDay:

    30 Celebrities, public figures you didn't know were adopted
    8:02 pm, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Thousands of babies, children and teens in the United States alone are in foster care waiting for a forever family, with nearly a quarter of those kids aging out of the system before they can get adopted.
    http://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

😱

😱

    Researchers discover seaweed that tastes like bacon and is twice as healthy as kale
    The seaweed, a form of red marine algae, looks like translucent red lettuce. According to Oregon State researcher Chris Langdon, his team started growing the new strain while trying to find a good food source for edible sea snails, or abalone, a very popular food in many parts of Asia.
    http://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

These are important to have together no matte...

These are important to have together no matter your age.

    12 Documents to organize now-before it's too late
    Don't leave a burden for your next of kin. Updated 8:24 pm, Thursday, November 16, 2017 In the daily hustle and bustle that is life, being prepared for our demise isn't usually a top priority. But what if you fall gravely ill or die unexpectedly?
    http://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

These kinds of things happen more than you re...

These kinds of things happen more than you realize. Look closely before buying.

    How a shirt covered in swastikas ends up in a department store
    The shirt looked, at first glance, quite simple, even humdrum-a short-sleeved, black button-down, from the streetwear label Airwalk, priced at $12.99, and patterned with tiny, white polka dots. Except they weren't dots. They were swastikas, roughly 14,000 of them in all.
    http://www.chron.com

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