Those who were anxiously awaiting the big arrival didn't have to wait long. Less than an hour into brand new 2014, Central Standard Time, Asteroid 2014 AA was spotted at the Catalina Sky Survey, Lunar & Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona streaking across the sky, according to a NASA releas ... More >>
Check out this chart from a new study by the Pew Research Center's Hispanic Trends Project. What is this chart telling us? Well, it's telling us that unauthorized immigration is increasing after declining -- mostly likely due to the Great Recession -- from its high in 2007 (12.2 million) to 11.3 mi ... More >>
Houston's Luisa Diaz is NYC rapper Nas's biggest fan, with the tattoos to prove it.
Think about your favorite musician for a minute. Do you remember the first time you heard his or her voice? Can you relate each album or song to a different stage or major occurrence in your life? How many times have you seen him or her (or them) in concert, let alone met and engaged them in conver ... More >>
Last week in this space, I speculated that the Vegas big board for the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner released back in June, 23 candidates in all, would actually turn out to contain no eventual 2012 finalists. If you go back and look at the list, it didn't take Kirk Herbstreit to figure that out. On M ... More >>
Courtesy of the University of Houston Athletic DepartmentAugie Busch becomes UH's fourth swim coach.Late yesterday afternoon, the University of Houston announced the appointment of Augie Busch as its swimming coach. Busch, the son of USA swimming national team director Frank Busch (a six-time ... More >>
Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone.
Rob Krentz's family talks about the life and death of the murdered Arizona rancher.
The 2010 Yates championship team proved nobody does it better.
Joe Lopez says he used to have an inferiority complex. That's hard to believe when you consider that the now outspoken San Antonio-based artist took on the Gallo wine company -- and won! Gallo in English is a family surname. Gallo is Spanish means rooster. Lopez found the rooster image a strong c ... More >>
Harris County juveniles certified as adults are jailed in isolation 23 hours a day — without being convicted of a crime.
Kaye Marvins PhotograpyThea Singer (left) and her sister Vera BlumDNA technology has helped to identify 9/11 victims, find missing persons and determine paternity. But can it really reunite victims of the Holocaust?Thea Singer has decided it's worth a try.Singer has done just about everything else t ... More >>
Track your true identity along a DNA trail left behind by your ancestors
Stanley Jordan plays his own kind of jazz
One of the straightest paths to the NBA begins on the summer hoops circuit. All the kids have to do in return is wear the right shoes.
Colorful characters fill James McMurtry's Tex-rock sound
Sisters Morales emerge from hard luck's abyss wiser, if not richer
Are people warming up to the Supersuckers' nasty ways?
John Bockris was known around Texas A&M as a chemist interested in "weird science." Joe Champion gave him all he could handle.