38 hours ago

A former Facebook executive says social media...

A former Facebook executive says social media are destroying society. (DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2yERdsz) Do you think it is?

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A former Facebook executive says social media are destroying society. (DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2yERdsz) Do you agree or disagree with him?
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2 days ago

Solange is still on the schedule to perform S...

Solange is still on the schedule to perform Sunday, but some were miffed that she's now nowhere to be found on Friday's schedule

    Day For Night loses Solange on Friday, Wolfgang Voigt, Sky Ferreira
    Day for Night kicks off this afternoon - but there are already a few hiccups. At least a quartet of acts have disappeared from the schedule. They include Friday's "Soul Cleansing," a performance by Solange and her artist collaborative Saint Heron and German electronic musician Wolfgang Voigt, who performs as GAS.
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2 days ago

Last week Hakeem "The Dream" Olajuwon 's old ...

Last week Hakeem "The Dream" Olajuwon 's old home was listed right next door to Mattress Mack's former house. TAKE A LOOK AROUND: http://bit.ly/2AK38v6

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Last week Hakeem "The Dream" Olajuwon 's old home was listed right next door to Mattress Mack's former house. Take a look around here: http://bit.ly/2AK38v6
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3 days ago

Private university presidents earned an avera...

Private university presidents earned an average of $569,932. The top paid earn much more:

    Report: Salary for RPI's Jackson among highest in US colleges
    Private university presidents earned an average of $569,932 in 2015 - up 9 percent from the year before, The Chronicle of Higher Education's survey of executive compensation found. In all, 58 presidents each took home more than $1 million in 2015, compared with 39 the year before.
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4 days ago

5 days ago

Believe it or not in December of 1959, Housto...

Believe it or not in December of 1959, Houstonians were happy to be stuck in traffic. Learn about Bayou City's first light display during this episode of #ForgottenDayHOU with Greenwood King Properties.(sponsored)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Believe it or not in December of 1959, Houstonians were happy to be stuck in traffic. Learn about Bayou City's first light display during this episode of #ForgottenDayHOU with Greenwood King Properties.
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6 days ago

Some of the senators are calling on the presi...

Some of the senators are calling on the president to "do the honorable thing." Do you agree with their reasoning?

    In Franken's wake, three senators call on President Trump to resign
    WASHINGTON - Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and two of his Democratic colleagues have suggested that President Donald Trump should consider resigning, after a run of sexual harassment scandals that has driven out some members of Congress. Sen.
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Dec 08

“The scariest part of the attacks...is that t...

“The scariest part of the attacks...is that they were led by quite a few big females in the adult industry."

    Jenna Jameson Shreds Porn Industry Women for 'Trolling' August Ames Before Her Suicide
    Jenna Jameson has gone on the attack against members of her former industry for "trolling" porn actress August Ames prior to her suicide at age 23 on Tuesday. In a series of tweets Thursday, porn icon Jameson took specific aim at women in the industry for going on the attack against Ames.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 08

"The beauty of the white on the trees from th...

"The beauty of the white on the trees from that altitude was amazing." Scroll through aerial shots of Houston's snow fall: #HoustonSnow

    Stunning aerial photos show Houston in a Winter Wonderland
    A Cypress man captured the beauty of Houston's snowfall with a drone capable of 4K ultra HD imagery
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Dec 08

WATCH: Texas A&M University students celebrat...

WATCH: Texas A&M University students celebrated the snow by pulling Santa on a sled through campus. (Natalya Robles) http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/texas/article/texas-a-m-santa-claus-sleigh-video-viral-12416262.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    WATCH: Texas A&M University students celebrated the snow by pulling Santa violently on a sled through campus. (Natalya Robles)...
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Dec 08

Check out the snowy scene across the Houston ...

Check out the snowy scene across the Houston area. Share your photos on Facebook Messenger, letting us know where they were taken and who to credit. #HoustonSnow

    Snow falls across the Houston area
    As of early Friday, snow still stuck to the ground across parts of the city. Overnight, snow fell and locals excitedly shared images on social media. The National Weather Service Houston predicts snow fall through 9 a.m., although as of 6 a.m. some parts of the city were no longer seeing the flurries.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 07

The 9,042-square-foot home features six bedro...

The 9,042-square-foot home features six bedrooms, nine full bathrooms and an outdoor kitchen for $3.9 million. Take a look around:

    The producer of 'Dallas Buyers Club' is selling his gorgeous Houston-area mansion
    You have the chance to live life like a movie producer in The Woodlands. Joe Newcomb, producer of the movie "Dallas Buyers Club," is selling his 9,024 square-foot home for $3.9 million. With six bedrooms, nine full bathrooms and a luxury pool, the home is perfect for anyone looking to live large.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 07

Recognize any of these Houston Texans players...

Recognize any of these Houston Texans players? Take a look at how players looked as kids:

    What Texans players looked like as kids
    The Texans are not having the type of year many people expected after three straight 9-7 seasons. At 4-8, the Texans are pretty much just playing out the string for the final four weeks of the season. That's why it's perfect timing to look back at a simpler time.
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Dec 07

Dec 06

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared H...

    Houston Chronicle
    Tonight we're pleased to present "Greater Houston After Harvey," a Houston Chronicle signature event. We'll discuss flooding causes and solutions, the government's role in creating a resilient...
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Dec 05

In case you missed it, this happened last nig...

In case you missed it, this happened last night. #HoustonStrong

    Smith: Watt, Altuve lift Houston even higher
    Updated 8:09 pm, Monday, December 4, 2017 A special time for Houston keeps getting better. The Astros won the World Series in the year of Hurricane Harvey. Jose Altuve followed up that first-ever world title with the American League MVP award.And on Monday night, J.J.
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Dec 05

According to the National Weather Service Hou...

According to the National Weather Service Houston, these temps are sticking around through the weekend. FORECAST: http://bit.ly/2iod3Ln

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    According to the National Weather Service Houston, these temps are sticking around through the weekend:
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Dec 04

TIME's 2017 Person of the Year Shortlist was ...

TIME's 2017 Person of the Year Shortlist was revealed. Who should take the top spot? Kaepernick? Trump? One of the other finalists? MEET ALL THE FINALISTS HERE: http://bit.ly/2AnYQZ7

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    TIME's 2017 Person of the Year Shortlist was revealed. Who should take the top honor? Kaepernick? Trump? One of the other finalists? MEET THEM HERE: http://bit.ly/2AnYQZ7
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Dec 04

After deputy Nick Tullier was shot in the hea...

After deputy Nick Tullier was shot in the head, one doctor suggested removing life support. But he wasn't in a vegetative state, as physicians believed. “How are you gonna unplug somebody who's breathing on their own?”

    Alive Inside: How a Houston hospital restores patients with severe brain injuries
    Across the country, thousands of people with severe brain injuries are wrongly labeled as unconscious each year. Among them, a small number make it to a Houston rehab hospital, where those with even the worst injuries get a shot at recovery.
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Dec 04

The Texas representative who used $84,000 in ...

The Texas representative who used $84,000 in taxpayer dollars to settle with a former aide who sued him for sexual harassment says he's going to pay back the money.

    Blake Farenthold vows to repay taxpayers in sexual harassment case
    WASHINGTON - Texas U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, who used $84,000 in taxpayer dollars to settle with a former aide who sued him for sexual harassment in 2014, says he's going to pay back the money.
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Dec 04

A college student from Spring pleaded guilty ...

A college student from Spring pleaded guilty today to plotting to join ISIS in Syria:

    College student admits to conspiracy to support ISIS
    A college student from Spring pleaded guilty on Monday to plotting to join ISIS in Syria in a case that dates to the earliest American news reports of about terrorist group. Asher Abid Khan, 23, admitted in a Houston courtroom that he conspired with others and attempted to provide "material support" to a foreign terrorist organization.
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Dec 04

Billy Bush: "Yes, Donald Trump, you said that...

Billy Bush: "Yes, Donald Trump, you said that." The President recently denied being the person on the hot mic who made the vulgar remark. Who do you believe?

    Billy Bush in New York Times: Yes, That Was Trump Who Said 'Grab 'Em by the P-y'
    Former "Access Hollywood" host Billy Bush had blunt words for Donald Trump on Sunday: "He said it. 'Grab 'em by the p-y.' Of course he said it," Bush wrote in a New York Times op-ed.
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Dec 04

Jimbo Fisher had a message for Texas A&M fans...

Jimbo Fisher had a message for Texas A&M fans when he was officially introduced as the new head coach today. Meet the $75 million-dollar man:

    Jimbo Fisher officially introduced as new football coach at A&M
    COLLEGE STATION - Texas A&M fans have huge expectations after Jimbo Fisher was hired from Florida State for 10 years and a guaranteed $75 million. Fisher said Monday they don't match what he expects to accomplish at A&M. "Your expectations will never be greater than mine," Fisher said at his introductory press conference in Kyle Field's Hall of Champions on Monday morning.
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Dec 04

We want to send you to Day for Night, Houston...

We want to send you to Day for Night, Houston's festival of art, light and music. Here's how to WIN TICKETS:

    Win Day for Night tickets
    Day for Night is coming back to Houston Dec. 15-17 and we want to send you.
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Dec 03

Apparently Anderson Cooper 360 is much funnie...

Apparently Anderson Cooper 360 is much funnier on stage than on TV.

    Photos: Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper bring the funny to Houston
    Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper promised no serious stuff during their joint appearance in Houston. Just a fun night out with friends. Very famous friends. The TV superstars drew a boisterous crowd for "AC2: Deep Talk and Shallow Tales" Saturday at the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land.
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Dec 01

An inmate at the Harris County jail charged w...

An inmate at the Harris County jail charged with capital murder died Friday morning after hanging himself in his cell. Do you think some inmates need better access to mental healthcare?

    Harris County inmate commits suicide in jail
    Updated 1:15 pm, Friday, December 1, 2017 An inmate at the Harris County jail charged with capital murder died Friday morning after hanging himself in his cell, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. A detention officer found Maytham Alsaedy, 26, hanging by a bedsheet in his cell on the second floor of the 1200 Baker Street jail facility just before 11 p.m.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 01

“One of the most glaring mistakes was the fai...

“One of the most glaring mistakes was the failure to convert the abandoned Katy rail line to a commuter rail.” Do you agree?

    Emmett draws line from Harvey to rail tracks along I-10
    Harris County Judge Ed Emmett's speech Tuesday may have included jabs at state lawmakers, but it was a hit with transit advocates for a single line. "We cannot go back in time and undo some poor decisions, but we can learn from those decisions," Emmett said in his prepared remarks, alluding to freeway projects that have exacerbated flooding woes.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 01

After six days of deliberation, the jury deci...

After six days of deliberation, the jury decided Kate Steinle's death had been an accident. What do you think of the verdict?

    Kate Steinle trial: Garcia Zarate acquitted in San Francisco pier killing
    A jury handed a stunning acquittal on murder and manslaughter charges to a homeless undocumented immigrant whose arrest in the killing of Kate Steinle on a San Francisco Bay pier intensified a national debate over sanctuary laws.
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Nov 29

Leon Jacob – the failed Houston doctor accuse...

Leon Jacob – the failed Houston doctor accused in an elaborate murder-for-hire plot — is now expected to go trial in March:

    Murder trial delayed for Leon Jacob, accused in scheme to hire hitman to kill his ex
    Leon Jacob - the failed doctor accused in an elaborate murder-for-hire plot-is expected to go trial in March, his lawyer confirmed. Jacob, 39, was scheduled to go to trial later this week, nine months after being arrested on two charges of solicitation of capital murder on March 10.
    http://www.chron.com

Nov 29

A Texas death row inmate whose last execution...

A Texas death row inmate whose last execution date was cancelled due to Hurricane Harvey has again won a reprieve. The third this year.

    San Antonio lovers' lane killer's execution called off
    A San Antonio death row inmate whose last execution date was cancelled due to Hurricane Harvey has again won a reprieve in light of claims that his conviction was based on false testimony. Juan Castillo was set to die Dec.
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Nov 29

GPS devices on the equipment made it easy for...

GPS devices on the equipment made it easy for police to find and arrest the four men in a parking lot just a few miles away.

    GPS trackers help police find thieves who stole landscaping trucks, equipment
    When thieves stole several trucks and trailers full of landscaping equipment early Wednesday, they didn't get far. GPS tracking devices on the equipment made it easy for police to track down and arrest the four men in a parking lot just a few miles away.
    http://www.chron.com

Nov 28

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he'd sign legisla...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he'd sign legislation to OK pot as a PTSD treatment in New York, even though it's illegal under federal law. Should Texas do the same?

    Veterans are key as surge of states OK medical pot for PTSD
    NEW YORK (AP) - It was a telling setting for a decision on whether post-traumatic stress disorder patients could use medical marijuana. Against the backdrop of the nation's largest Veterans Day parade, Democratic Gov.
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Nov 28

Nov 24

DPS Trooper Damon Charles Allen was a husband...

DPS Trooper Damon Charles Allen was a husband, father of three children and "the definition of a gentleman," according to those who knew him. He "liked to be the guy that people turned to when they needed help. That's just the way he was built." Allen was shot and killed Thursday returning to his vehicle following a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop in Fairfield. He was 41. Latest details: http://bit.ly/2B9kUUh

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    DPS Trooper Damon Charles Allen was a husband, father of three children and "the definition of a gentleman," according to those who knew him. He "liked to be the guy that people turned to when they...
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Nov 22

“I’m nervous. Who will take care of my daught...

“I’m nervous. Who will take care of my daughter?” Do you think she should be allowed to stay and care for her child?

    Mother of sick child faces deportation
    Miriam Martinez and her husband, Luis Raphael Benavides, never enjoy a full night's sleep, as they check every few hours to make sure their 12-year-old daughter's insulin pump is working correctly. Diagnosed two years ago with Type 1 (juvenile) diabetes, Martinez is the expert in the Stamford family in applying the insulin, which goes through a needle into a port attached to the middle school age child's body.
    http://www.chron.com

Nov 22

According to people in line it took roughly t...

According to people in line it took roughly two hours to get to into Houston's iconic Flying Saucer Pie Company Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. (Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez / Houston Chronicle ) Take a look at America's most popular pies: http://www.chron.com/life/food/article/These-are-America-s-most-popular-pies-right-now-12371454.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    According to people in line it took roughly two hours to get to into Houston's iconic Flying Saucer Pie Company Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Houston. (Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez / Houston Chronicle )...
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Nov 22

Texas' most crippling freeway choke-point , o...

Texas' most crippling freeway choke-point , one very familiar to Houstonians, is about to be a six-year construction zone. How old will you be when it's complete?

    Six years of work lays ahead for 610/69 interchange
    Texas' most crippling freeway choke-point , one very familiar to Houstonians, is about to be a six-year construction zone. Work is expected to accelerate in February on a $259 million rebuild of the Loop 610 interchange with Interstate 69 near Uptown.
    http://www.chron.com

Nov 21

"In today's climate of what's occurring throu...

"In today's climate of what's occurring throughout the world, it was time that Houston put another tool in their tool belt to combat any would-be violence." What do you think?

    Expect to see Houston Police carrying AR-15s this holiday travel season
    Travelers at Bush Intercontinental and Hobby airports will see police officers carrying AR-15s this holiday season. "In today's climate of what's occurring throughout the world, it was time that Houston put another tool in their tool belt to combat any would-be violence," said Capt. Glenn Yorek with Houston Police Department's airport division at Bush Intercontinental.
    http://www.chron.com

Nov 17

Looks like a green light for a new med school...

Looks like a green light for a new med school in town. Students could be enrolling in as soon as three years:

    UH medical school gets initial OK from regents
    Regents at the University of Houston System appear poised to pursue the creation of a medical school that would enroll students by 2020 in hopes to improve care in rural and urban Texas neighborhoods.
    http://www.chron.com

Nov 17

A report on the American family finds that mo...

A report on the American family finds that more than one-third of those surveyed are atheist, agnostic, or "nothing in particular." What do you think?

    Survey: More Americans choose no religion
    A just-released look at the American family finds that more than one-third of those surveyed are atheist, agnostic, or "nothing in particular" and more than half rarely go to church.
    http://www.chron.com

Nov 14

The San Marcos Police Department is investiga...

The San Marcos Police Department is investigating the death of a 20-year-old Texas State student:

    Texas State fraternity pledge found dead Monday
    Updated 2:49 pm, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 The San Marcos Police Department is investigating the death of a 20-year-old Texas State student who was found dead Monday morning. Police received a call concerning Matthew Ellis Monday at 11:35 a.m., and after arriving to Millennium Apartments off-campus, the student was found not breathing, officials said in a news release.
    http://www.chron.com

Nov 14

Time is running out to place your Thanksgivin...

Time is running out to place your Thanksgiving dish orders. GUIDE: http://www.chron.com/life/food/article/Don-t-feel-like-cooking-Order-Thanksgiving-12335977.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Time is running out to place your Thanksgiving dish orders. GUIDE: http://www.chron.com/life/food/article/Don-t-feel-like-cooking-Order-Thanksgiving-12335977.php
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Nov 14

Which burger spots would you have added as a ...

Which burger spots would you have added as a write-in choice? Leave your suggestions in the comments below:

    Readers' choice: Christian's Tailgate wins Houston's best burger place
    Updated 1:00 pm, Thursday, October 5, 2017 After a month of voting, the results are in. According to Chron.com readers, the best burger joint in Houston is Christian's Tailgate, which won an astounding 12,697 votes. Balls Out Burger took second place with 10,440 votes.
    http://www.chron.com

Nov 10

Russian Language Classes for Adults

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Nov 10

Argentine Tango Classes -

When:Thursdays, 7:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Where: RCC Our Texas - 2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005

Cost: $10

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The dialogue between our bodies is instinctive.

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How to have fun and dance till 100 years old.

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Nov 10

"A lot of them have never worn a grill before...

"A lot of them have never worn a grill before and they want to try it out. It’s just another element, another way to celebrate.” Tag someone you know will want one:

    The Astros' World Series Grills are here and they're awesome
    You may recall that Houston rapper Paul Wall said there would be World Series grills for every Astros player that wants one, after Houston defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers for the team's first ever World Series championship. Well the grill master, Johnny Dang, has already finished up work on pieces for seven players and three more have had molds made.
    http://www.chron.com

Nov 10

A judge in Houston has given the government t...

A judge in Houston has given the government three weeks to decide if churches damaged by Harvey can obtain federal aid. Do you think they should receive government assistance?

    Judge gives FEMA deadline to firm up policy on aid to churches
    A federal judge in Houston has given the government three weeks to decide what its current policy is on providing federal relief to houses of worship damaged during Hurricane Harvey. The ruling Thursday by U.S. District Judge Keith P. Ellison gives the Federal Emergency Management Agency until Dec.
    http://www.chron.com

Nov 09

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle is at Ho...

It's back! Our final pop up shop tomorrow! We'll have memorabilia from the Houston Chronicle Astros World Series winning coverage, collectible coins and much more all at: 4747 Southwest Freeway.

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    It's back! Our final pop up shop tomorrow! We'll have memorabilia from the Houston Chronicle Astros World Series winning coverage, collectible coins and much more.
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Nov 09

The median price of a home sold in October wa...

The median price of a home sold in October was $226,491, up from last year and a high for any October in Houston.

    Houston real estate market continues post-Harvey rebound
    Home sales rallied for the second straight month after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in late August, stalling or canceling real estate transactions across the Houston area.
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