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John MacFarlane — chairman of the Association for Community Broadcasting — died this morning after a year-long battle with cancer.
With the Memorial Day weekend coming up, AAA Texas says gasoline prices are up a couple pennies per gallon in the state.
There are big festivities this weekend as a Galveston landmark reopens to the public.
This week, students in Houston got a special visit from an international broadcast team. Students helped produce the show World Have Your Say from the BBC, right from their school library.
We've been reporting this week on how much Texas communities know about potentially deadly chemicals used by nearby industries. Officials tell us that the majority of companies play by the rules so that residents and workers know the risks. But when some companies allegedly cut corners to reduce costs, the results can be tragic.
The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed slashing the sulfur content of gasoline by 2017. Refiners say the rule would cost billions of dollars to implement.
The Super Bowl is coming back to town. During their meeting in Boston today, the NFL team owners named Houston the host city for Super Bowl LI in 2017. It was reason to celebrate for the people who worked on securing the big game.
A Harris County Grand Jury has indicted Katy's fire chief on drug-related charges
UPDATED: The Texas Tribune is reporting that the Texas House allowed the clock to run out Tuesday night on Senate Bill 11. The bill would require some welfare recipients to take drug tests. The Texas Senate has already approved the bill and expected to get the governor's signature.
A handful of polio infections in Kenya and Somalia could set back efforts to wipe out the virus worldwide, health workers warned Wednesday. The last time there was polio in this region, the virus spread throughout the Horn of Africa into the Middle East and eventually into Indonesia.
Two Oregon counties have reportedly rejected property tax increases that would have funded law enforcement and public safety services. The counties once received federal timber subsidies, but those days are over — and now they're scrambling to pay for essential services.
A San Francisco dealer quadrupled his income by moving to New York after California legalized medical marijuana.
Sweden has a global reputation has a smooth-running, harmonious nation. But following the death of an immigrant, three nights of rioting have prompted some soul searching.
The sergeant has been accused of secretly videotaping at least a dozen female cadets, sometimes when they were showering. The New York Times report follows a series of accounts in recent weeks about alleged sexual assaults within the military.
While studying microorganisms on humans is not new, tracking fungi is. In a census of sorts, scientists checked the skin of healthy volunteers. They found an expansive ecosystem of silent inhabitants.
In 2011, police detained Ai Weiwei for 81 days. Now, he's released a song that's turned the experience into a heavy metal protest song, along with a dystopian nightmare video. The lyrics are explicit and angry. Ai says his music is for the many political prisoners who remain jailed.
Arguments in a court challenge against New York's stop-and-frisk policy wrapped up earlier this week. Critics say the policy promotes racial profiling. But host Michel Martin speaks with Heidi Grossman, New York City's lead attorney in the trial, to hear the Police Department's side of the story.