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June 6th, 2015
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May 29th, 2015
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- Rain and thunderstorms projected for Houston through Monday afternoonThe Houston area is projected to have rain and thunderstorms until about 6 p.m. Monday, according to radar services.
- Residents warned about scorching heat in Houston regionScorching heat Wednesday prompted officials to warn residents about the dangers of rising temperatures in the Houston region.
- Slow-motion video shows lightning strike on Texas 288 near HoustonAs severe thunderstorms swept through the Houston area Tuesday, the National Weather Service warned residents of heavy downpours and lightning. Commuters on Texas 288 got a pretty good look at what weather officials meant by the latter.
- Houston scientist Dr. Paul Chu upends the physics world with superconductivity breakthroughIt was March 1, 1987, and just a few weeks earlier a Houston scientist named Paul Chu had turned the world of physics upside down by announcing he had created a material - a calculated mix of yttrium, barium, copper and oxygen - that could conduct electricity with no resistance. Chu's discovery of a high-temperature […]
- Man shot by Houston police had replica pellet gunTwo Houston police officers responding to calls of a man waving a gun near the University of St. Thomas in Montrose shot and wounded the man Sunday after he reached for a gun in his waistband, police said. The weapon turned out a be a pellet gun that looked like a handgun, police spokesman John […]
- TV-radio listings: July 25Television Basketball United States vs. USA select team (w) NBA 9 p.m. Horse racing Lucky Coin Stakes FS2 3 p.m. Pro baseball Detroit at Boston ESPN 6 p.m. Pro baseball Oakland at Texas FSSW 7 p.m. Pro baseball N.Y. Yankees at Astros Root 7 p.m. Pro football CFL: Montreal at Toronto ESPN2 6:30 p.m. Soccer […]
- Team USA is so talented it's impossible to tell how good it isTeam USA is so talented it's impossible to tell how good it is
- With heat on, Dodgers gain ground to start second halfWith heat on, Dodgers gain ground to start second half
- Five things we learned Sunday: NL rookie race heats upFive things we learned Sunday: NL rookie race heats up
- 10 things in tech you need to know today (VZ, YHOO, TSLA, AAPL)Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know to start off the week. 1. Verizon will reportedly announce today that it's buying Yahoo for around $5 billion (£3.8 billion). The deal needs to pass regulatory approval, but Verizon reportedly wants to get the news out before its earnings on Tuesday. 2. Tesla and SolarCity are […]
- Californian who tried joining Islamic State faces sentencingSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man who aspired to join the Islamic State group in Syria and lied to get a replacement American passport to head overseas could face two decades in prison Monday when he is set to be sentenced.Federal prosecutors are seeking a 20-year prison term for Adam Dandach, who pleaded […]
- Dallas Cowboys staffers' bus involved in fatal Arizona crashPHOENIX (AP) — A van collided with a bus carrying Dallas Cowboys staffers but no players on an Arizona highway, leaving four dead in the van, authorities said.The bus occupants emerged uninjured from Sunday's crash, Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Quentin Mehr said."All on the bus came through OK with some bumps and bruises," […]