Anna Ta is a reporting fellow covering local and regional news at the Houston Press in partnership with the Google News Initiative. Born and raised in Houston, she's always in search of the strongest and sweetest Vietnamese coffee humanly possible.
2 days ago | Education
Whether or not DARE’s return to Houston Independent School District in January will successfully keep kids away from drugs remains to be seen, but one thing it will certainly do — what the district and its police department are intending it to do ...
11 days ago | Coronavirus
Baylor Med student David Vien is working in an emergency room in Houston’s Texas Medical Center. It’s March 2020 and across the country from New York City to Seattle, the threat of COVID-19 is finally becoming real to millions of Americans. The Ho...
17 days ago | Election
In the last few months, the volunteer organization Powered by People founded by Beto O'Rourke, has made 4.1 million calls and registered nearly 80,000 voters. So it's not surprising that O'Rourke and Democratic leaders in Texas were not happy with...
19 days ago | Breaking News
The construction site of the new Marathon Oil headquarters in Memorial partially collapsed early Monday afternoon, killing three construction workers and injuring one, according to the Houston Fire Department. All 240 construction workers are beli...
20 days ago | Coronavirus
Local food banks have found new ways to meet increased food insecurity needs during the pandemic, even as Texas has cut a food bank grant almost in half. Food insecurity has more than doubled in Southeast Texas since March, according to Reginald Y...
23 days ago | Education
The University of Houston and Rice University, which both enroll thousands of international students each year, are assessing the potential impacts of the Trump administration proposal to impose narrow time limits on international student visas. D...