4 hours ago | Spaced City
When it was announced that Ellington Airport was getting a license to become a spaceport this week, Mayor Annise Parker gave a speech that the Houston Chronicle compared to President John F. Kennedy's famed Rice speech where he announced that the ...
1 day ago | Texas
Things have been quietly rolling along in the merger between two of the largest oil field services companies in the United States. Since the $35 billion deal to combine Halliburton and Baker Hughes was announced last November, everything required ...
2 days ago | Political Animals
Following his disastrous 2012 run, we have to admit we clapped our hands together withpure glee when former Gov. Rick Perry announced that he was once again trying for the GOP White House nod for 2016. We expected the usual reliably entertaining s...
3 days ago | Health
As he pulled out of Brenham’s Blue Bell factory without any ice cream in the back of his delivery truck in April, Tim Smith (not his real name) couldn’t shake the feeling he was forgetting something. After almost a decade of delivering ice cream f...
3 days ago | Spaced City
When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage was legal last Friday morning, Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan was determined that Harris County would start following the law of the land by issuing licenses to gay couples as soon as pos...
4 days ago | Courts
The remaining abortion clinics in Texas won't have to meet strict guidelines of the state's abortion law yet. On Monday the U.S. Supreme Court granted an emergency stay while they consider hearing an appeal on a decision from the Fifth Circuit tha...