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UPS Employee Caught Stealing iPad Delivery

Al and Sandra Alverson was expecting two gifts they had bought online to get delivered this past Wednesday, but only one made it safely to their house in...

This Means War

A few years ago, David Leeson, a photographer who won a Pulitzer Prize in 2004 for his coverage of the Iraq war, told an interviewer that he once truly believed...

Old Navy Fumbles NFL T-Shirt

There are so many things wrong with this Houston Texans tee it's hard to know where to begin.

The Airlines Get a Little Cranky

Interesting week in the airline business. On Thursday a cranky three-year-old got his entire family chucked off an Alaska Airlines flight for refusing to put...

A Dragon Shakes Hands With the Space Station

There's a little purple dragon on the Capcom console in Mission Control in Houston. But even if you had been in the room this morning, you could be forgiven for...

Brain Surgery, Live on Twitter

Doctors at Houston’s Memorial Hermann hospital have set the latest trend in science: live tweeting. Following on the heels of its live-tweeted open-heart surgery...

Tear Down That Wall?

Rick Santorum seems to be a well-read man. In a single speech on faith and politics, delivered in September 2010 at the University of St. Thomas in Houston to...

A Hospital Live-Tweets an Open-Heart Surgery

Warning: Graphic images ahead. Don’t click on this if you’re squeamish. Houston doctors live-Tweet a 57-year-old patient’s double coronary artery bypass surgery,...

Apollo 13 at 40: Houston, We Have a Miracle

Say this about the flight of Apollo 13: The spashdown, which occurred 40 years ago today, was perfect. That's not just because the crew actually managed a...

Annise Parker, Houston's Gay Mayor

Houston voters made history in December, electing the first openly gay mayor of a major U.S. city. Annise Parker, 53, takes the oath of office on Jan. 1 to lead...

Houston Waits for Hurricane Ike

There are bread lines in Houston. Last night the bread aisle at the Midtown Randalls at Milam and Hadley streets was picked bare. The truck showed up around 7:45...