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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...

Uber may be forced to shut down California ride services over new driver ruling

Uber Technologies Inc would be forced to shut down its ride-hailing operations in California if a court ruling that blocks it from classifying its drivers as independent contractors goes into effect, the company said in a court...

Judge Lina Hidalgo gives an update on school reopenings

HOUSTON, TX - Harris County Judge Line Hidalgo held a press conference Wednesday to give an update on the latest decisions for the reopening of schools following the COVID-19 pandemic. Hidalgo gave the green...

Largest heat-mapping study takes place Houston

HOUSTON, Texas- On August 7th, about 80 community scientists in Houston and Harris County participated in the nation's largest heat-mapping study. Houston is one of 13 cities that is involved in this initiative. The...

Gov. Greg Abbott discusses updates on COVID-19

Governor Greg Abbott traveled to Beaumont on Tuesday to meet with local officials and provide an update on COVID-19 plans in Texas. Abbott was joined by Nim Kidd, the chief of the Texas Division...

Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung erupts, turns day into night

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung spewed a giant ash cloud 5 km (3.1 miles) into the sky on Monday (August 10) in its second eruption in three days, emitting a thunderous noise and turning the sky dark, authorities and...

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...

Lebanese PM announces resignation

Lebanon's former health and justice ministers said on Monday (August 10) that it was a responsibility to step down after Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced his government's resignation. A powerful Beirut port explosion last...

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...

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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.