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12 hours ago

Because the bug lies in the link preview, it ...

Because the bug lies in the link preview, it can freeze the iMessage app without you even clicking on it. Let your friends know now to open these messages:

    A malicious link being sent around will freeze your iPhone - even if you don't click on it
    A software developer discovered a bug that lets anyone send you a malicious link on iMessage that can crash your phone. Because the bug lies in the link preview, it can freeze the iMessage app without you even clicking on it. Called "chaiOS," the bug affects phones running iOS 10 or later.
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41 hours ago

The #AyDiosFrio18 hashtag dominated Twitter y...

The #AyDiosFrio18 hashtag dominated Twitter yesterday, as the winter storm blasted through central and southeast Texas.

    San Antonio 'wins the Internet' with hilarious #AyDiosFrio18 tweets
    Tuesday's winter storm sent some people to jam-packed H-E-Bs, others scurrying around their kitchen to find a spatula to scrape ice off their cars and it motivated another bunch to head to Twitter, where the #AyDiosFrio18 hashtag was taking over timelines across the city.
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2 days ago

Patients and their families will have a place...

Patients and their families will have a place to call home near Houston's medical center.

    Low-cost temporary apartments for cancer patients to break ground
    Halo House, a unique community of 33 low-cost, temporary apartments for patients with blood cancers and their families, will break ground near the Texas Medical Center later this month, officials said on Monday. The 42,520-square-foot complex of one- and two-bedroom furnished apartments is expected to open for patients in early 2019.
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5 days ago

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

    Texas' green sea turtles exhibit remarkable resiliency
    Texas' setting a record for the number of cold-stunned green sea turtles rescued from inshore water in the wake of the unusually cold stretch that gripped the coast over the first four days of this new year is an event worth celebration and consideration. And not just for the obvious reasons.
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Jan 11

An 18-wheeler overturned off the southbound l...

An 18-wheeler overturned off the southbound lanes of U.S. 69 Freeway on University Boulevard today in Sugar Land. Read more about this story here: http://bit.ly/2ASlOnD (Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez / Houston Chronicle )

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    An 18-wheeler overturned off the southbound lanes of U.S. 69 Freeway on University Boulevard today in Sugar Land. This story is developing, stay tuned for more details. (Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez...
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Dec 29

"It's pretty bad when 14-year-olds and a 17-y...

"It's pretty bad when 14-year-olds and a 17-year-old are shot. These are children, and they don't appear to have any type of history that would get them in this situation."

    14-year-old killed, 2 other teens hurt in SE Houston shooting
    A 14-year-old died and two other teens were hurt in a shooting late Thursday night outside a southeast Houston apartment complex, police said. Investigators said the shooting occurred shortly before 11 p.m. near Selinsky Road and Sesame, about a half-mile west of Sterling Aviation High School. All three victims were hospitalized.
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Dec 27

RECALL ALERT: More than 4,700 pounds of beef ...

RECALL ALERT: More than 4,700 pounds of beef stew product sold at Texas H-E-B stores are being recalled.

    Beef stew sold at Texas H-E-B stores recalled for plastic and metal contamination
    The problem was discovered on Christmas Eve by the H-E-B grocery chain in San Antonio when employees opened boxes containing the multi-vac packages. That same day H-E-B locked the sales of all stew meat from their registers and pulled all products from shelves in all the stores.
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Dec 25

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

    Cancer survivor David Quessenberry completes 'very emotional' comeback with Texans
    Published 7:29 pm, Monday, December 25, 2017 When Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry lined up as an extra blocker with the offense against the Pittsburgh Steelers, it completed an emotional, successful victory over cancer. Quessenberry made his inspirational NFL regular-season debut Monday following a three-year battle with non-Hodgkin T-lymphoblastic lymphoma.
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Dec 21

The Associated Press breaks down the tax chan...

The Associated Press breaks down the tax change by income level. DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2BUBN9o What do you think?

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The Associated Press breaks down the tax change by income level. What do you think?
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Dec 21

Dec 19

A cold front will sweep through Texas on Frid...

A cold front will sweep through Texas on Friday, dropping temps across Texas. More snow is expected in some parts of the state. DETAILS:

    Cold front coming through Texas could cause travel issues for Christmas weekend
    While it snowed in Houston a few weeks ago, a white Christmas isn't going to happen for the Bayou City, though in other parts of Texas, that may be a different story. A cold front will sweep through Texas on Friday, Dec.
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Dec 16

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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Dec 15

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.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 15

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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Dec 14

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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Dec 12

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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Dec 11

Dec 11

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.
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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

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 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 06

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.
    http://www.houstonchronicle.com

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.
    http://www.chron.com

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.
    http://www.chron.com

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.
    http://www.chron.com

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.
    http://www.chron.com

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 03

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

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