Panhandle politicos. Just when you think they can't get any crazier, they keep talking. Case in point: Lubbock County judge Tom Head. On Monday night, flanked by Lubbock County Commissioner Mark Heinrich, Head went on Lubbock's FOX TV affiliate and warned the flatlanders of the dire consequences of ... More >>
Wall Street and Washington conspire to destablize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time.
Anthony Bourdain is a man who requires little introduction. The author of Kitchen Confidential -- the book published almost exactly 10 years ago, which catapulted him to fame -- and host of popular TV shows like A Cook's Tour and No Reservations, Bourdain is the prototypical bad-boy chef, Marco Pier ... More >>
Matt Mullenweg helps usher in the real information revolution, one Web log at a time
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Rich Kinder has made a cool billion dollars since leaving Enron. Now hes ready to take over the world, or at least the nearest pipeline.
Enron used political ties to rid itself of regulators. But in the end, its supposed free-market trailblazing only burned investors.
The Chronicle stays loyal to Kenny Boy
Chuck Colson and his evangelical Christians team up with a local prison for a divine intervention program
Quanell comes on strong at Graham's execution, then vanishes
Uncle George's nephew finds what he never knew at Rice: Latino causes
A fiddler gets a leg up on the competition
How Rick Lowe fought the power, led the people and came to despair of the younger generation
Ninfa Laurenzo's children return to the kitchen
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Money may be the root of all evil, but it's fueled Steven Hotze's rise from a fringe player on the religious right to kingmaker in the local Republican Party. Now he's trying to stretch his influence further afield.
Headline:The Case Against Hurwitz In one of the last big S&L cases from the '80s, two federal agencies are pursuing Charles Hurwitz over the failure of united Savings. And for once, Hurwitz may have no place to hide.
After years of making Mayor Bob presentable, Houston's First Lady is ready to get serious. Seriously.
Susan White complained to friends and authorities about Deputy Joseph Kent McGowen, but nobody listened. Then he killed her.
Houston sculptor David Adickes has one message for the art world: large is good
A ragtag group of Houston filmmakers eye the future, and make a hit in Dallas
Quick! It's almost Election Day!! Do you know who your candidates are? Check this guide to the mother of all ballots!
The city's sports tycoons maneuver for inside position, and the questions mount: Who needs it? Why? At what cost?