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.
4 hours ago | Health
Brian woke up handcuffed to a hospital bed, his stomach muscles still aching from being forced to vomit up the pills he'd used to try and kill himself. He knew it was time to see a psychiatrist, and get over his fear of how a doctor would rea...
1 day ago | Courts
More than a year after Neveah Hall was rushed in an ambulance from a Houston dental office to an emergency room after a sedation procedure went severely wrong and the child, then 4, was deprived of oxygen, Dr. Bethaniel Jefferson, the dentist in c...
5 days ago | NASA
NASA's Johnson Space Center historic Mission Operations Control Room, used during the Gemini, Apollo and shuttle eras, is in acute need of restoration, so of course NASA is spending its hard-won federal funding dollars to preserve this treasured s...
7 days ago | NASA
Tomorrow is the 48th anniversary of the moment millions of people watched, collectively holding their breath, as Astronaut Neil Armostrong's white boots left the Lunar Module ladder and gently touched down on the surface of the moon. In keeping wi...
7 days ago | Health
Senator Ted Cruz was all set to revamp his image. Instead of the agitator he was going to become the deal maker, the man who made it possible to actually repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, fulfilling a campaign promise Cruz and so many ot...
8 days ago | Environment
Since Representative Lamar Smith became chairman of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee four years ago, the San Antonio Republican has put his position to good use, going after government-funded climate scientists and their work, wit...