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Houston could be without power for weeks after hurricane-force storms smash through

Powerful thunderstorms smashed through Houston on Thursday, leaving at least 4 dead and nearly 1 mi…

Paul Squire   


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Texans used cult fast food chain Whataburger's app to track power outages during Hurricane Beryl

Some Houston residents used Whataburger's restaurant map to monitor which ones were open — an…

Grace Dean   


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'Hit Man' was meant to be set in Houston, but switched to New Orleans because of tax incentives

"Hit Man" is based on a real-life undercover hitman who operated in Houston — but finances shunting…

Ayomikun Adekaiyero   


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Kevin Costner refused to shorten his memorable 17-minute eulogy at Whitney Houston's funeral: 'They can get over that'

Kevin Costner recalled giving his 17-minute eulogy to Whitney Houston on the "Armchair Expert" podc…

Jason Guerrasio   


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Take a look at the superyacht the Jefferies CEO just bought from the Houston Rockets' billionaire owner

Jefferies CEO Rich Handler sold $65 million worth of stock — some of which he used to buy a superya…

Madeline Berg   


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My 13-year-old has been attached to her phone since she got it. I was surprised to see her happily leave it behind for a school dance.

My 13 year old daughter has been attached to her phone since she got it for Christmas. Her school h…

Karen Johnson   


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My mom was a single mom, but I had 3 parents. My grandparents helped raise me.

My mom had me when she was 22 and her parents helped her raise me. I worried that I was not living …

Katherine Serna   


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Houston's basic-income participants plan to spend the $500 a month on rent and groceries but the Texas Supreme Court temporarily blocked the program

Some Houston residents are set to start getting $500 a month in basic income for housing and grocer…

Allie Kelly,Noah Sheidlower   


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I'm the Houston woman who was detained in Dubai for 'screaming.' Here's what really went down.

Tierra Allen, the Houston woman detained in Dubai for months for 'screaming,' says she learned a va…

Katie Balevic   


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Texas AG sues county over Houston-area guaranteed income program giving participants $500 a month no strings attached

The Texas Attorney General's office sued Houston's home county over its Uplift Harris guaranteed in…

Noah Sheidlower   


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A new Houston-area basic income program sending out $500 a month to residents with no strings attached had an acceptance rate lower than Harvard or Yale

Uplift Harris, a guaranteed income program in Texas, accepted just over 2% of applicants, or nearly…

Noah Sheidlower   


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She's an 'Alien Superstar' and now she's in housing. Beyoncé joins Kelly Rowland and the city of Houston in support of a new affordable development.

The Houston native is throwing her support behind a 31-unit complex where transportation, health, a…

Alcynna Lloyd   


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When my oldest sister died suddenly, I moved to Houston to help out with my mom's care. I'm glad for this time with her.

I never thought I'd be my mom's caregiver, but when my older sister died, I moved to Houston to hel…

Sheryl Nance-Nash   


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A biomed company wanted to house 43,000 monkeys near Houston. The neighbors were not happy.

Locals and politicians in Brazoria County are objecting to Charles River Laboratories' monkey farm …

Polly Thompson   


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I moved to Houston and regretted it. I stuck out at work and it was impossible to save.

Jules Rogers and her husband, Marshall, moved to Houston from Portland and regretted it. For them, …

Jules Rogers   


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Texas found startling amounts of a cancer-causing chemical in the air outside Houston. Nobody told the residents.

Texas regulators documented startling amounts of benzene in Channelview, near Houston. Instead of s…

David Leffler,Savanna Strott,Salina Arredondo,Jana Cholakovska   


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2 stray dogs caused $350,000 of damage when they broke into a Texas car dealership, scratched cars, and ripped off bumpers

The strays likely snuck under the fence chasing cats that hid under vehicles, the car dealership's …

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I moved to Bermuda from Houston for my husband's job. It was a relaxed life, but I also had to make huge sacrifices.

An American moved to Bermuda from Houston for her husband's job. She struggled with early retiremen…

Robin Madell   


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New Year's resolutions aren't just for grown-ups. These are the goals I've set for my 8-year-old son and blended family.

Sara Lyle is raising a blended family and decided to set 2024 New Year's resolutions that involve h…

Sara Lyle