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Gas product spills in Houston after collision involving oil tanker and barges

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 13:09
A tug pushing two barges collided with a 755-foot oil tanker in the Houston Ship Channel, capsizing one barge and damaging the other one, the US Coast Guard said in a statement.

'Run, hide, fight' has become a mantra for how to act during a mass shooting. Here's what it really involves

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 12:41
In an era where mass shootings are all too common, "run, hide, fight" has become a mantra. When faced with an active shooter, proponents say adults and students should try to escape the area or protect themselves. And as a last resort, they're advised to counter the gunman.

Suspect charged in 7 Tennessee slayings

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 12:37
The man suspected of killing his mother, father, uncle and four other people in rural Tennessee last month was arrested and charged after being released from the hospital, investigators said.

Southern Texas has seen nearly 600% more rainfall than it typically does in early May

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 08:44
Golfball-size hail, floods and stranded drivers. This is what May in Houston is looking like.

Analysis: Beto O'Rourke is polling worse than ever

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 08:27
First things first: The theme song of the week is the closing credits from the television show Full House.

3 companies say they won't film in Georgia over abortion law

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 21:36
Hollywood has been outspoken against a controversial Georgia abortion law, and now the heads of three production companies are saying they will not film in the state.

Crippling ransomware attacks targeting US cities on the rise

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 19:40
Targeted ransomware attacks on local US government entities -- cities, police stations and schools -- are on the rise, costing localities millions as some pay off the perpetrators in an effort to untangle themselves and restore vital systems.