7 min ago

Dozens of local women took to Twitter sharing...

Dozens of local women took to Twitter sharing their selfies and here's why.

    This is why Houston Twitter trends blew up with #BlackQueensAtUH hashtag Tuesday night
    On Tuesday night, the hashtag #BlackQueensAtUH started blowing up as dozens of Houston-area women took to the social media platform to share their best selfies. But the point of the hashtag has a much deeper meaning than sharing selfies.
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27 min ago

The Las Vegas police released a "Star Wars" t...

The Las Vegas police released a "Star Wars" themed public service announcement against distracted driving on their social media and Chewbacca almost got arrested. http://bit.ly/2yonVhS (LVMPD)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The Las Vegas police released a "Star Wars" themed public service announcement against distracted driving on their social media and Chewbacca almost got arrested. http://bit.ly/2yonVhS (LVMPD)
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48 min ago

The Houston Astros addressed some of their bu...

The Houston Astros addressed some of their bullpen problems today.

    Astros agree to terms with free agent reliever Joe Smith
    Published 5:22 pm, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. --- Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow didn't leave baseball's annual winter meetings empty handed. The Astros have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with free agent reliever Joe Smith, sources familiar with the deal told the Chronicle on Wednesday.
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1 hour ago

The Harris County Precinct 1 arrested a man w...

The Harris County Precinct 1 arrested a man who was captured on a security camera in the Heights neighborhood in Houston, this week. http://bit.ly/2j2KPGi (Constable Rosen Pct1)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The Harris County Precinct 1 arrested a man who was captured on a security camera in the Heights neighborhood in Houston, this week. http://bit.ly/2j2KPGi (Constable Rosen Pct1)
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1 hour ago

The cuisine is not yet commonly found in town...

The cuisine is not yet commonly found in town. The high-profile restaurateur and food critic may help change that:

    Singaporean-inspired Sing to open in Garden Oaks/Oak Forest area
    Former Houston Press restaurant reporter and critic Cuc Lam has a new gig, and it's the very industry she covered while at the alt-weekly. Lam is collaborating with longtime Houston restaurateur Jerry Lasco to open Sing, a casual, Singaporean-inspired restaurant opening in the Garden Oaks/Oak Forest neighborhood (lease negotiations are pending) in spring 2018.
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1 hour ago

The video of the shark being dragged went vir...

The video of the shark being dragged went viral in late July after a Miami sport fisherman criticized it on social media.

    3 Florida men charged in shark dragging video incident
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida wildlife officials and prosecutors have charged three men connected to a video of a shark being dragged behind a speeding boat. A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission news release says 21-year-old Michael Wenzel and 23-year-old Spencer Heintz of Palmetto, along with 28-year-old Robert Lee Benac of Bradenton, each face two felony counts of aggravated animal cruelty.
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2 hours ago

Pappa Charlies Barbeque is saying goodbye for...

Pappa Charlies Barbeque is saying goodbye for now but could resurface on Houston's west side.

    Houston BBQ favorite Pappa Charlies closes to retool, possibly relocate
    One of Houston's favorite barbecue joints is closing its downtown location but there is still hope for hungry, carnivorous Houstonians. Pappa Charlies owner Wes Jurena told Chron.com on Wednesday that his 2012 Rusk spot is closed effective immediately. RELATED: Pappa Charlies opens EaDo barbecue joint today (SEPT.
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2 hours ago

WATCH: The force is definitely with these Fes...

WATCH: The force is definitely with these Festive Texans. Full story: http://bit.ly/2z9fVoI

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    WATCH: The force is definitely with these Festive Texans. Full story: http://bit.ly/2z9fVoI
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2 hours ago

Chicken or beef? What do you prefer?

Chicken or beef? What do you prefer?

    Houston and Austin just got another petty thing to argue about: fajita meat
    The Houston-Austin rivalry just grew deeper thanks to a study revealing each city's favorite fajita meat. Houstonians tend to prefer beef fajitas while Austinites prefer chicken fajitas, data gathered by online food delivery service GrubHub shows. Both dishes were each city's respective favorite, meaning fajitas were each city's most ordered food.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

I-10 East was down to two lanes near downtown...

I-10 East was down to two lanes near downtown after five semi-trucks struck the Houston Avenue bridge overnight. http://bit.ly/2ACkOst (METRO Video)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    I-10 East was down to two lanes near downtown after five semi-trucks struck the Houston Avenue bridge overnight. http://bit.ly/2ACkOst (METRO Video)
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3 hours ago

One of Trump's most prominent African-America...

One of Trump's most prominent African-American supporters plans to leave the administration next month.

    Prominent black supporter of Trump set to leave White House
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman - one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters - plans to leave the administration next month. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Manigault Newman's resignation is effective Jan. 20, one year since Trump's inauguration.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Tag all the Sydneys you know!

Tag all the Sydneys you know!

    You could win a free United Airlines flight to Australia just for being named Sydney
    If your first or last name is Sydney, you could soon be in the city with the same name -- and fly there for free. United Airlines will launch a nonstop, daily flight between Houston and Sydney, Australia, on Jan. 18. To celebrate, the airline is hosting a sweepstakes in which U.S.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Prosecutors commended the young victim for st...

Prosecutors commended the young victim for standing up to her abuser.

    Fort Bend: Child sex offender sentenced to life without parole
    A College Station man was convicted of child sexual assault last week in Fort Bend County and sentenced to serve life in prison, despite testimony from defense witnesses who said they didn't believe he could have committed the crime. The Fort Bend County District Attorney's office said Wednesday that Christopher Shane Artz, 46, is not eligible for parole.
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4 hours ago

"I actually had to limit the amount of Trump-...

"I actually had to limit the amount of Trump-related quotations on the list."

    'Alternative facts' remark tops 2017 list of notable quotes
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - The use of the term "alternative facts" by Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2017.
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4 hours ago

Time is running out

Time is running out

    Christmas and holiday shipping deadlines for major retailers in 2017
    It is not too late to place your gift orders online in time for Christmas, but time is running out. BestBlackFriday.com's Phil Dengler compiled a list of all the shipping deadlines for major retailers in order to get those gifts by Dec. 25. The list includes Best Buy, Target, Walmart, and Nordstrom.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Do you agree?

Do you agree?

    Ex-Facebook executive says social media is destroying society
    A former Facebook executive is making waves after he spoke out about his "tremendous guilt" over growing the social network, which he feels has eroded "the core foundations of how people behave by and between each other." Chamath Palihapitiya began working for Facebook in 2007 and left in 2011 as its vice president for user growth.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

From lights to a nativity scene, this Chick-f...

From lights to a nativity scene, this Chick-fil-A gets into the spirit of Christmas like no other location.

    Check out this Chick-fil-A that went all out for Christmas
    A Florida Chick-fil-A went all out with its Christmas display this year, complete with lights, carousel and a nativity scene. A video featuring the store shows the Tampa restaurant completely covered in red and green lights. The parking lot is covered by a canopy of blue and white lights, flanked by color-changing decorations shaped like trees.
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5 hours ago

The school district said no students were end...

The school district said no students were endangered.

    Two injured in accidental shooting outside Sam Rayburn High School
    Two men were injured in an accidental shooting outside Sam Rayburn High School in Pasadena Tuesday evening. Officials with Pasadena ISD said in a statement that the incident occurred about 6 p.m. Two men in their early 20s parked on campus to deliver school materials to a relative, and one of the men had a gun, according to the statement.
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6 hours ago

The trolley helped usher along the developmen...

The trolley helped usher along the development of Bellaire, Texas.

    Over a century ago the "Toonerville Trolley" connected Bellaire to Houston
    This week in 1910, the "Toonerville Trolley" streetcar line began operating between Houston and the community of Bellaire.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Just-For-Mom De-Stressers: Day 10 of HFM’s 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways

...are truly reflective of their terroir. Holiday favorites include 2016 The Dance (white blend): $28, 2014 Ella’s Reserve Pinot Noir: $42, and Sarah’s Rustic Bubbles (pétillant naturel): $19.. Available...

    Just-For-Mom De-Stressers: Day 10 of HFM's 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways | Houston Family Magazine
    Blow off that holiday stress with HFM"s 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway just for mom! The de-stressers include an on-demand 60-minute massage package from Zeel.com, a wine purse and a few fun essentials. (see below). To WIN, we will verify that you like/follow TWO Facebook pages for this package: BOTH Houston Family Magazine AND GetZeel.
    https://www.houstonfamilymagazine.com

6 hours ago

"Additional action is needed to guarantee the...

"Additional action is needed to guarantee the protection of the youth in the care and custody of the State of Texas."

    Abbott orders Rangers to investigate sex misconduct in youth lockups
    In a surprise move, Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday dispatched the Texas Rangers to conduct a "detailed investigation" into growing allegations of sexual misconduct allegations in Texas' state-run lockups for teen-aged lawbreakers.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

The Olympic gold medalist perfectly responded...

The Olympic gold medalist perfectly responded to the haters online.

    Simone Biles hair-shamed before her amazing Houston Texans cheerleading debut
    All-around Olympic gold medalist and Houston resident Simone Biles recently made her debut as a Texans cheerleader on Sunday when her hometown team played the San Fransisco 49ers. Before her big debut (which she killed, by the way), she shared an adorable photo of herself to tease to her performance on Twitter saying, "can't wait to cheer at my first game GO HOUSTON TEXANS!!"
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7 hours ago

"I am very concerned that mother has moved fr...

"I am very concerned that mother has moved from exaggerating symptoms to inducing symptoms," claimed one of the child's doctors.

    Texas mother charged with child abuse after son had 323 doctor visits and 13 major surgeries
    A community in northeast Dallas is reeling over a 34-year-old mother charged with child abuse after spending the past eight years taking her son to 323 doctor visits and putting him through 13 major surgeries. Kaylene, of Lake Highlands, was arraigned in Dallas County Dec.
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7 hours ago

Even Caltech's most famous theoretical physic...

Even Caltech's most famous theoretical physicist – Dr. Sheldon Cooper – was once enrolled at the University of Houston.

    Famous former University of Houston Cougars
    The University of Houston's fall semester ends this week, and if you're one of the university's graduating seniors taking part in Fall Convocation on Thursday and Friday, all the work has been worth it. What waits ahead next is really up to each grad's choosing. As history shows, a degree from UH can lead anywhere.
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8 hours ago

Beck, Incubus, Queens of the Stone Age, and M...

Beck, Incubus, Queens of the Stone Age, and Martin Garrix are landing in Houston next spring for this new music festival:

    In Bloom's inaugural musical lineup features Beck, Incubus, Queens of the Stone Age, Martin Garrix
    The inaugural In Bloom Music Festival is coming to Eleanor Tinsley Park March 24 and March 25, 2018. On Wednesday, the organizers released the highly-anticipated lineup for the festival, which is a re-branding of the festival formerly known as Free Press Summer Festival, or as it was called this last year, FPSF.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

The concept originated after Harvey, Irma, Ma...

The concept originated after Harvey, Irma, Maria

    University of Houston to lead new hurricane research center
    A new hurricane research center backed by Texas universities will examine flood mitigation, hurricane modeling and public policy in an effort to better anticipate and respond to Gulf Coast storms. Amr Elnashai, the University of Houston's research and technology vice president, will lead the institute.
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8 hours ago

A new hurricane research center will be led b...

A new hurricane research center will be led by U of H. The concept originated after Harvey, Irma, Maria.

    University of Houston to lead new hurricane research center
    A new hurricane research center backed by Texas universities will examine flood mitigation, hurricane modeling and public policy in an effort to better anticipate and respond to Gulf Coast storms. Amr Elnashai, the University of Houston's research and technology vice president, will lead the institute.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

This week on Building Houston, a CondoLife ed...

This week on Building Houston, a CondoLife edition, we'll explore the just-completed, luxurious condominium in Houston's new, cosmopolitan hub. The Wilshire at the River Oaks District is selling fast, so click here to learn about the luxurious style and pampered life it offers residents: http://bit.ly/2C1i6Ju (sponsored)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    This week on Building Houston, a CondoLife edition, we'll explore the just-completed, luxurious condominium in Houston's new, cosmopolitan hub. The Wilshire at the River Oaks District is selling...
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8 hours ago

Some studies calculate that a warmer, wetter ...

Some studies calculate that a warmer, wetter world tripled the likelihood that the hurricane would douse and flood Houston:

    Studies: Warming made Harvey's deluge 3 times more likely
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Global warming's fingerprints were all over the record rainfall from Hurricane Harvey this year, confirming what scientists suspected, according to new research. While scientists say man-made climate change didn't trigger Harvey, new studies calculate that a warmer, wetter world made it at least three times more likely that the stalled storm over Houston would flood the fourth most populous U.S.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

The football standout is accused of prostitut...

The football standout is accused of prostituting two juvenile girls out of a motel room in Texas:

    PD: Former WO-S athlete pimped 2 girls after they ran away from rehab
    Updated 3:58 pm, Tuesday, December 12, 2017 A former West-Orange Stark football standout accused of prostituting two juvenile girls out of a motel room was arrested last week in San Antonio, according to authorities. Elijah Maleek Teel, 21, is charged with trafficking a minor. He was booked at the Bexar County jail on a $100,000 bond.
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9 hours ago

In Houston we have a different definition of ...

In Houston we have a different definition of the word "old"....

    The bars and restaurants in Houston with the oldest TABC liquor licenses
    Who has been serving booze in Houston the longest? That's what Chron.com asked the Texas Alcohol and Beverage Commission (TABC) this week, in a quest to find out which locations in the Bayou City have been slinging drinks the longest.
    http://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

LOOK BACK: Star Wars fans wait outside Housto...

LOOK BACK: Star Wars fans wait outside Houston's Alabama Theater in 1980 to see "The Empire Strikes Back." See our review of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" (Warning: Spoilers.): http://bit.ly/2ARSm2P

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    LOOK BACK: Star Wars fans wait outside Houston's Alabama Theater in 1980 to see "The Empire Strikes Back." See our review of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" (Warning: Spoilers.): http://bit.ly/2ARSm2P
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9 hours ago

They will redevelop a 10-story office buildin...

They will redevelop a 10-story office building in West Palm Beach into a 191-room, upscale hotel catering to the Houston Astros:

    Houston Astros ownership group to turn Palm Beach office building into a hotel
    A partnership of Crane Capital Group and Westmont Hospitality Group has secured financing to redevelop a 10-story office tower in West Palm Beach, Fla. into a 191-room hotel catering to the Houston Astros, according to commercial real estate firm HFF.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

A bullet went through a nearby house's bedroo...

A bullet went through a nearby house's bedroom where a mother, her 10-day-old baby and 3-year-old child were sleeping. Police are searching for the suspect:

    Man shot to death in car in southeast Houston
    Updated 6:35 am, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Police don't have any leads after an officer found a man shot and killed inside a car in southeast Houston early Wednesday morning. Residents on the 5100 block of Bataan near Jutland called police about 3:30 a.m., saying they heard gunshots, Houston Police Department Lt.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

She did it for no apparent reason.

She did it for no apparent reason.

    Police ID S.A. woman who allegedly stabbed police officer under chin, slashed Walmart employee
    Published 1:16 pm, Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Police have identified the woman who stabbed an off-duty Floresville police officer under his chin and slashed the face of a Walmart employee on Friday for no apparent reason.
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10 hours ago

Houston police are trying to determine if bot...

Houston police are trying to determine if both cases are related:

    Masked men steal ATM from Marriott hotel second night in a row
    Published 6:36 am, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 A mob of masked suspects waltzed into a Marriott hotel to steal an ATM for the second time in as many days, Houston police said. Around midnight Wednesday, the Houston Police Department got a call from the manager at the Courtyard by Marriott on the 9900 block of Westheimer, in Westchase.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Everyone welcome Hasani to Houston!

Everyone welcome Hasani to Houston!

    The Houston Zoo got an early Christmas gift: A new lion
    Christmas came a little early for the Houston Zoo this week as they welcomed a new lion into the family. The 400-pound male lion named Hasani came from the Oregon Zoo. The burly 3-year-old is currently getting used to his new habitat and the three resident lionesses.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

I-10 East was down to two lanes near downtown...

I-10 East was down to two lanes near downtown after five semi-trucks struck the Houston Avenue bridge overnight.

    I-10 East down to 2 lanes after 5 semis hit Houston Avenue bridge
    Updated 6:41 am, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 I-10 East is down to two lanes near downtown after five semi-trucks struck the Houston Avenue bridge overnight. Problems began just around 1 a.m. after an 18-wheeler towing a backhoe tractor on a flat bed hit the lower part of the bridge, Houston Police Department Lt.
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11 hours ago

I-10 East is down to two lanes near downtown ...

I-10 East is down to two lanes near downtown after five semi-trucks struck the Houston Avenue bridge overnight.

    I-10 East down to 2 lanes after 5 semis hit Houston Avenue bridge
    Updated 6:41 am, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 I-10 East is down to two lanes near downtown after five semi-trucks struck the Houston Avenue bridge overnight. Problems began just around 1 a.m. after an 18-wheeler towing a backhoe tractor on a flat bed hit the lower part of the bridge, Houston Police Department Lt.
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11 hours ago

Time for a new job?

Time for a new job?

    The 25 best places to work in 2018, according to employees
    Glassdoor/Facebook Time for a new job? If the coming change in calendar year has you itching to do something different, jobs and recruiting site Glassdoor has you covered with this year's Employees' Choice Awards, which features the 100 best places to work in 2018 across the US.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Time for a new job? Here are the winners of...

Time for a new job? Here are the winners of the Employees' Choice Awards:

    The 25 best places to work in 2018, according to employees
    Glassdoor/Facebook Time for a new job? If the coming change in calendar year has you itching to do something different, jobs and recruiting site Glassdoor has you covered with this year's Employees' Choice Awards, which features the 100 best places to work in 2018 across the US.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

The biggest student populations in the Housto...

The biggest student populations in the Houston area can be found at these institutions:

    High schools in the Houston area with the highest enrollment in 2017
    The Cypress-Fairbanks and Klein Indepenedement School Districts each had the most high schools with the highest enrollments for the Houston area in 2017. At the top of the list was Galena Park ISD's North Shore High School with 4,754 students, according to data released by the University Interscholastic League (UIL).
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Ring in 2018: Here’s Where to Dine on New Year’ Eve and Day in Houston

Rainbow Lodge, 2011 Ella, 713-861-8666

This article has 26 other Houston locations (Show)

Arnaldo Richards’ Picos, 3601 Kirby, 832-831-9940

Backstreet Café, 1103 South Shepherd, 713-521-2239

Bistro Provence, 13616 Memorial, 713-827-8008

Café Azur, 4315 Montrose, 713-524-0070

Caracol, 2200 Post Oak Blvd, 713-622-9996

Charivari, 2521 Bagby, 713-521-7231

CRU, 2800 Kirby, 713-528-9463; 9595 Six Pines, 281-465-9463

Fogo de Chão, 8250 Westheimer, 713-978-6500

Four Seasons Hotel Houston, 1300 Lamar, 713-650-1300

Hugo’s, 1600 Westheimer, 713-524-7744

Kata Robata, 3600 Kirby, 713-526-8858

Mezza Grille, 6100 Westheimer, 713-334-2000

One Fifth Romance Languages, 1658 Westheimer, 713-955-1024

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, 1200 McKinney, 713-658-1995; 5839 Westheimer, 713-780-7352

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, 1200 McKinney, 713-658-1995; 5839 Westheimer, 713-780-7352

The Pass & Provisions, 807 Taft, 713-628-9020

Prego, 2520 Amherst, 713-529-2420

Roka Akor, 2929 Weslayan, 713-622-1777

Smith & Wollensky, 4007 Westheimer, 713-621-7555

Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen, 6401 Woodway, 713-334-7295; 1140 Eldridge, 832-230-3842

Tango & Malbec, 2800 Sage, 713-629-8646

Toulouse, 4444 Westheimer, 713-871-0768

Underbelly, 1100 Westheimer, 713-528-9800

Xochi, 1777 Walker, 713-300-4440

Kenny & Ziggy’s, 2327 Post Oak, 713-871-8883; 5172 Buffalo Speedway, 832-767-1136

Kenny & Ziggy’s, 2327 Post Oak, 713-871-8883; 5172 Buffalo Speedway, 832-767-1136

    Ring in 2018: Here's Where to Dine on New Year' Eve and Day in Houston
    It's time to ring in the New Year (which is much welcomed after 2017, we'd say). Whether you're looking for a festive but low-key dinner, a bubby-popping multi-course affair, or a next day hair-of-the-dog brunch, here's where to dine on New Year's Eve and Day in Houston this year. Note:...
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13 hours ago

Students who learn to speak English as a seco...

Students who learn to speak English as a second language in Harris County schools speak more than 113 languages at home:

    ESL students in Harris County schools speak 113 languages
    Students who learn to speak English as a second language in Harris County schools speak more than 113 languages at home, from Afrikaans to Yoruba, according to the Texas Education Agency. That's more than anywhere else in the state.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

The biggest penguin today, the emperor in Ant...

The biggest penguin today, the emperor in Antarctica, stands less than 4 feet tall.

    Ancient penguin was as big as a (human) Pittsburgh Penguin
    NEW YORK (AP) - Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The creature was slightly shorter in length and about 20 pounds (9 kilograms) heavier than the official stats for hockey star Sidney Crosby.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

He was accused of cheating at beer pong befor...

He was accused of cheating at beer pong before flying out a 4th-floor window to his death.

    Beer pong death wins family $15.6 million
    BRIDGEPORT - The family of a Stratford man, who went flying out of a 4th floor window to his death after being accused of cheating at beer pong, has been awarded $15.6 million.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

A U.S. Army deserter to North Korea who marri...

A U.S. Army deserter to North Korea who married a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release has died.

    Ex-US deserter to NKorea who married Japanese abductee dies
    TOKYO (AP) - Charles Jenkins, a U.S. Army deserter to North Korea who married a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release, has died. He was 77. Jenkins was found collapsed outside his home in Sado in northern Japan on Monday and was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead, a group representing families of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea said Tuesday.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

A plumber who was on a losing streak at local...

A plumber who was on a losing streak at local casinos and faced eviction was found guilty of slaughtering a family of five:

    Plumber found guilty in slaughter of San Francisco family
    A 41-year-old San Francisco plumber who was on a losing streak at local casinos and faced eviction for not paying his rent was found guilty Monday of slaughtering a family of five inside their Ingleside neighborhood home after targeting them for robbery.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

"I will not be silenced on this issue. Neithe...

"I will not be silenced on this issue. Neither will the women who stood up to the president ..."

    Trump says female senator 'would do anything' for money
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Fending off the renewed focus on sexual harassment allegations against him, President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday, declaring the New York Democrat and frequent presidential critic had come to his office "begging" for campaign contributions and "would do anything" to get them.
    http://www.chron.com

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