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COVID-19

Judge Hidalgo creates back to school color-coded guidance plan

HOUSTON – Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo released a new color-coded system that parents and educators can use as a guideline for the upcoming school year. Hidalgo confirmed that the number of COVID-19 cases...

School district enforces new policies for remote learning

SPRINGFIELD, IL - A district in Illinois is cracking down on rules and regulations required for the upcoming school semester, namely with remote learning. According to the updated district policy, students will now be...

Ismaili Community Hosts “Share Your Blessings” Food Drive in Spring

HOUSTON, Texas- The Ismaili Muslim community of Houston collaborated with Spring and Klein fire departments for a food drive titled "Share Your Blessings." Canned, dry and packaged food items were collected and donated...

FREE COVID-19 testing sites opening-up

The Houston Health Department announced that starting the week of August 10 there will be various locations open for the free COVID-19 test. Houston Health DepartmentThe Houston Health Department, in partnership with the U....

China opposes as US health chief visits Taipei

China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian on Monday (August 10) said that China firmly opposed any US-Taiwan contact as U.S. health chief Alex Azar visited the island to offer President Donald Trump's support. Azar...

WHO warns the need for joint consistency to continue the COVID fight

The coronavirus sweeping the world has shown no seasonal pattern and if health authorities take the pressure off fighting it, it will bounce back, the World Health Organization warned on Monday (August 10). Dr...

Ohio Gov. Tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Trump visit

COLUMBUS, Ohio- Governor Mike DeWine tests positive for the novel coronavirus before a planned meeting with President Trump. DeWine, 73, exhibited no symptoms during the routine test at the Cleveland airport, a standard...

Houston City Council approves $20M rent relief package

Last week, Mayor Turner proposed the city's second rent assistance program during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, a decision was made. Houston City Council passed a unanimous vote to provide Houston residents with rent...

Citations to be issued for not wearing masks

HOUSTON, Texas- In a Monday afternoon press conference, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced that citations will now be issued to those not following the state mandated order of wearing a face mask or face covering in public.

Dwayne Johnson among group to buy XFL

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is set to buy XFL parent company Alpha Entertainment LLC along with a group of winning bidders for $15 million according to a press release on Monday. Entrepreneur Dany Garcia...

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Indians thrilled after Kamala Harris chosen as Biden’s White House running mate

Residents in cities across India on Thursday (August 13) took pride in Kamala Harris, a senator from...

Judge Hidalgo creates back to school color-coded guidance plan

HOUSTON – Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo released a new color-coded system that parents and educators can use as a guideline for...

Gov. Abbott announces New Killdeer Mountain facility in Kerrville

AUSTIN, TX – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing, Inc. (KMM) will establish a new manufacturing facility in Kerrville....

HPD recruiting 400+ officers

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Police Department is looking to fill over 400 positions in hopes to attract a more diverse team...

Harris County Judge Smoots shoots her husband’s girlfriend

HOUSTON, TX - A Harris County judge has been arrested for allegations of shooting her husband's girlfriend outside her home Monday.