Dianna Wray, a nationally award-winning journalist, is a staff writer at the Houston Press. Born and raised in Houston, she writes about everything from NASA to oil to horse races.
17 hours ago | Political Animals
As we roll into the final days before the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on Friday, a number of Democratic lawmakers have announced that they intend to boycott the ceremony, including Rep. Al Green. The Houston-based congressman, who...
2 days ago | NASA
Astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, died on Monday. He was 82. Cernan, wasn't as famous as some of the other NASA astronauts from the manned spaceflight program — everyone knows Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the ...
3 days ago | Political Animals
Bookies in Ireland and the United Kingdom have been setting odds on whether or not President-elect Donald Trump will complete his first term of office and whether he'll be impeached, and lately it's looking like they don't think Trump will last fo...
5 days ago | Political Animals
As if we needed another reason why it's a bad idea for state officials to conduct foreign diplomacy, not only only did Gov. Greg Abbott recently meet with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen over the polite but forceful objections from the Chinese go...
6 days ago | Health
After months of reviewing cases where something went wrong as dentists were administered anesthesia to patients in Texas, a blue ribbon panel appointed by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners has come out with recommendations for how the boar...
6 days ago | Political Animals
President-elect Donald Trump's news conference Wednesday, his first in more than 160 days, may be best remembered by an exchange between Trump and a CNN reporter. So of course one our own, Rep. Randy Weber, a Republican from Texas's 14th congressi...