Accidents

Princes William and Harry speak candidly about Diana's death

Aug 23, 2017

Princes William and Harry have spoken candidly about the death of their mother, Princess Diana

The Latest: Police: Headless torso found with piece of metal

Aug 23, 2017

Danish police say a DNA test from a headless torso found in the Baltic Sea matches with missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who is believed to have died on a private submarine

US officials: Navy 7th Fleet commander to be removed

Aug 23, 2017

U.S. officials confirm that the commander of the Navy's 7th Fleet will be removed after a series of warship accidents in the Pacific

Fires

Indonesia forest threatened by development despite new rules

Aug 23, 2017

An Indonesian company and its Chinese partner are pushing ahead with an industrial wood plantation in a tropical forest and orangutan habitat on Borneo, apparently flouting government fire-prevention rules

Missouri woman charged with killing autistic daughter

Aug 22, 2017

Prosecutors have brought murder charges against the biological mother of a 16-year-old girl whose burned remains were found on their rural Missouri property

The Latest: Agency had wanted judge to toss shooter's suit

Aug 22, 2017

Records show an Ohio housing authority wanted a judge to dismiss much of a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by a man who shot him outside a courthouse

Floods

Hong Kong shuts down as powerful typhoon sweeps past

Aug 23, 2017

A powerful typhoon has forced offices and schools to close and canceled hundreds of flights on Hong Kong, where residents were hunkering down as the storm passes by

The Latest: Families name 3 of the missing sailors on McCain

Aug 23, 2017

Three of the 10 sailors missing from the USS John S. McCain have been identified by family

Kansas, Missouri storms lead to water rescues, 1 death

Aug 22, 2017

Authorities in are blaming flash-flooding for the death of a man whose car was swept away by a torrent linked to thunderstorms that pummeled portions of Kansas and Missouri

Crime

Prominent Russian theater director put under house arrest

Aug 23, 2017

A court in Moscow has put a widely revered Russian theater director under house arrest on charges of embezzling $1.1 million, which he has denied

Spain attacks: Police find belt with real explosives

Aug 23, 2017

Spain attacks: Police find belt with real explosives in a house where a fatal explosion last week derailed the initial plans by an extremist cell to strike with bombs in Barcelona rather than the van attack that eventually killed 13 people.

10-year jail sentence sought for female Indonesian militant

Aug 23, 2017

Indonesian prosecutors say an alleged would-be suicide bomber arrested one day before the planned bombing of a popular family attraction in the Indonesian capital should spend a decade in prison

Religious Strife

The Latest: Spain suspects bought weapons after first attack

Aug 22, 2017

Court documents show that members of a Spanish extremist cell bought knives and an ax between the first and second fatal attacks in the country's Catalonia region last week

Indonesia president: Spread wealth, protect diversity

Aug 16, 2017

Indonesia's president vows a fairer distribution of the nation's wealth and a renewed commitment to protecting diversity after tense months marked by religious tensions

Death sentences of Shiites point to limits of Saudi reforms

Aug 14, 2017

New Saudi crown prince seeks to modernize kingdom but planned executions of 14 Shiite protesters raise concern

Weather

The Latest: Powerful typhoon kills at least 3 in Macau

Aug 23, 2017

Local officials say a powerful typhoon has caused at least three deaths in the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau

Hong Kong shuts down as powerful typhoon sweeps past

Aug 23, 2017

A powerful typhoon has forced offices and schools to close and canceled hundreds of flights on Hong Kong, where residents were hunkering down as the storm passes by

Kansas, Missouri storms lead to water rescues, 1 death

Aug 22, 2017

Authorities in are blaming flash-flooding for the death of a man whose car was swept away by a torrent linked to thunderstorms that pummeled portions of Kansas and Missouri

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
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Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

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Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

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Humidity: 87%

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Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH