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.
18 hours ago | Environment
After spending a lot of time dodging the question of whether or not the San Jacinto Waste Pits were damaged during Hurricane Harvey, officials with the federal Environmental Protection Agency acknowledged that the pits had indeed been damaged earl...
2 days ago | Courts
Most people have gotten over how Blue Bell, the "national ice cream of Texas," was found to be selling listeria-tainted products back in early 2015, but at least two of the company's shareholders are upset enough to turn litigious. Apparently, hum...
3 days ago | Social Distortion
As the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal continues to unfold, a former Olympic gymnast took to Twitter on Wednesday to remind everyone that the reality of powerful men taking advantage of girls and women is also true outside of Hollywood. It's old news...
4 days ago | Environment
President Donald Trump has tapped Kathleen Hartnett White, the former head of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, to be the chairwoman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, an entity charged with forming the Trump adminis...
8 days ago | Bayou City
The beginning of the end of all days was supposed to start last month, but now the word goes that the end of the world will actually kick off this Sunday. As we've noted before, this whole the-end-is-nigh business started with a four-minute video ...
8 days ago | Political Animals
The ties between Turkey and the United States are growing increasingly strained. And in the middle of all of this, Serkan Golge — the 37-year-old NASA scientist and U.S. citizen who has been held in a Turkish jail for more than a year on charges o...