On Sunday, two mothers in their late 30s set new American records in the marathon and the half marathon. It’s a sign of things to come.
Tracking the virus in wastewater is helping some cities and hospitals respond to the most recent wave of the coronavirus, but a more coordinated national effort is needed, experts say.
Ricardo Cesar Guedes used the name of a boy who died in a car accident in 1979 to get his airline job and a U.S. passport, according to a criminal complaint.
The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles said it had made “procedural errors” when it issued a recommendation that Mr. Floyd be posthumously pardoned for a 2004 drug conviction.
A House oversight committee said it would begin an inquiry into the deaths of 10 people who were trapped in surging crowds in November at a concert in Houston.
The discovery was revealed when the plumber called into a Houston radio show on Thursday.
A Homeland Security investigation had discovered funerary objects, Neolithic relics and more in a shipping container in 2009.
All around the world the remnants of a global pandemic are testing the resolve of governments and private firms to rid the planet of its waste.
Ezra Blount, who had been in a coma, became the 10th, and youngest, person to die from injuries sustained there.
BAPS, a prominent sect, faces accusations of exploiting low-caste laborers from India to run massive temples around the country.
There are worries about conflicts of interest in the criminal investigation into the deaths of eight concertgoers during Mr. Scott’s performance at the Astroworld festival.
On the day of the show, the Houston police chief said that he visited Mr. Scott in his trailer and shared his concerns about the crowd.
The music festival at Astroworld in Houston left eight people dead. Here is what is known about them so far.
At Prairie View A&M, one of the historically Black colleges and universities where MacKenzie Scott donated millions, the mood is cautious optimism.
Eight people were killed at a Travis Scott concert in Houston. Investigators said a crowd surged toward the stage, but the cause remains unknown.
Eight people died at Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival, and hundreds more were injured as investigators sought to determine why and how a surging crowd turned deadly.
Dozens of other people who attended a Travis Scott concert at the Astroworld music festival were injured, Houston’s fire chief said.
The deputies were wrestling with a suspect when they were shot from behind, according to the Houston Police Department.
Young people who are unregistered or do not vote consistently are the focus of an ambitious new push to turn Texas blue, a long-elusive goal for Democrats.
The 2004 conviction, which was brought by a former Houston narcotics officer now at the center of a policing scandal, will be set aside, if the governor approves.
The idea of the Lone Star state as a herald of the national future is not just terrifying to liberals.
Mr. O’Rourke has been calling Democratic leaders in Texas to tell them he is seriously considering challenging Gov. Greg Abbott in 2022.
Republican officeholders are no longer coy about their religion-driven mission to stop abortion.
The women said Deshaun Watson, the Houston Texans quarterback, sexually assaulted them or touched them inappropriately.
The group, 124 people including families, flew to Houston from Mexico City after their escape from Kabul. One Afghan journalist in the group has not been cleared by U.S. border officials.
Members of an Afghan family endured kidnappings, threats and car bombs over the decade they waited for U.S. visas. Now they’re starting a new life in Texas.
He rose to the top in the 1970s with a groundbreaking, racially integrated art show in Houston, then all but vanished from view. Now he’s making a comeback.
Vaccination remains the best defense, health experts say. But some infections occur regardless, and can come as a traumatic surprise.
Voters should take “personal responsibility” and find a better person to run Texas.
The Texas school has high vaccination rates. And strict mask rules. Now, it’s taken another step to fend off the coronavirus.
While ventilator shortages have been largely averted in the U.S., this lifesaving therapy is scarce. How to choose which critically ill patients get it?
Sport leagues and corporations rally against bias and voter suppression. But they are quiet about abortion.
Members of a family in Texas who were being harassed have been charged with murder in what a sheriff called “a tragic case of mistaken” identity.
The 9-month-old Bengal, which appeared to be unharmed, was taken to an animal shelter, the Houston police said on Saturday evening.
A man linked to the tiger, which was last seen on Sunday, was released from jail on Wednesday after being charged with evading arrest.
A man fled with a Bengal tiger after the police responded to complaints from a Houston neighborhood where the wandering cat had startled homeowners, the authorities said.
Police officers in Houston responded to a kidnapping tip on Friday and found nearly 100 undocumented people crammed into a house, according to the authorities.
Houston police officers found more than 90 people — some showing symptoms of Covid-19 — “all huddled together” on Friday in what they believe may be a case of human smuggling.
In Houston, election officials found creative ways to help a struggling and diverse work force vote in a pandemic. Record turnout resulted. Now the G.O.P. is targeting those very measures.
Carmen Myer and Aaron James had to deal with storms, long-distance commuting, a pandemic and a lost rescue dog to get here.
One night, a voice told him what should become of these college students’ friendship.
Spring is turning into a comeback season at Crawfish & Noodles, a Houston restaurant famed for the Viet-Cajun style that has spread around the country.
Texas and five other states began providing coronavirus vaccines to everyone 16 and older regardless of health conditions on Monday, with other states scheduled to do the same this week.
Officials previously had said that the storm, which devastated the state’s power grid in February, had killed nearly 60 people.
In Houston’s poorest neighborhoods, an unfamiliar winter storm stoked a familiar anguish, one fueled by recurring floods and what residents see as a pattern of neglect.
“This case is about female empowerment, taking the power back,” said Tony Buzbee, who represents seven women in lawsuits accusing the Texans quarterback of sexual assault.
Legend Smalls was shot in the head by an officer on March 3 as the police were trying to stop an armed man wanted in several robberies, officials said.
A lawsuit filed late Tuesday accused the Houston Texans quarterback of misconduct during a massage in March 2020. He has denied the account.
A fourth person was wounded in a parking lot, the police said early Thursday. Information on a suspect or a motive was not immediately available.
Most apartments are either for sale or for rent. The one they chose was both.