Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2018 population of 2,325,502. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.
The Houston-based organization A Children's House For The Soul helps children and teens with skin diseases build their confidence. CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan met with three young women.. CBS News - Published
After leaving the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Nick Hague, Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and Roscosmos spaceflight participant Hazzaa Ali Almansoori landed safely in Kazakhstan on..
President Donald Trump joined a pair of foreign leaders for events in Texas and Ohio on Sunday. According to CNN, he appeared in Houston and Ohio before heading to New York for a week at the UN General..
When drivers were stranded on Houston highways due to storms, a nearby Chick-fil-A jumped into action. The chain's employees decided to step up and deliver hundreds of sandwiches to the crowd of hungry..
A flash flood warning continues on Thursday in areas of Texas along the Gulf Coast as storms continue to hit the area. Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne said authorities are rescuing people with..
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says all Americans, regardless of party, want to do the right thing and change the law so that 40,000 do not die from gun violence each year. Rough Cut..
Democratic presidential candidates gathered in the spin room after meeting in their third debate in Houston, Texas on Thursday (September 12), which saw some candidates taking shots at front-runner Joe..
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday ahead of the Democratic debate in Houston, Texas that the eventual Democratic presidential nominee will likely be one of either Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren..
Democrats will hold a single debate for 10 U.S. presidential contenders on Thursday but the spotlight will likely be on frontrunner Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren, whose support rose more than that of..
The SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft detached from the International Space Station on Tuesday carrying 2,700 pounds of scientific experiments and cargo, as seen in video broadcast by NASA. Rough Cut..
Workers at Lyondell Basell Industries protested outside the company's Houston refinery on Thursday against the suspension of a local union president in a dispute about safety practices, a United.. Reuters - Published
A judge has ordered that a Houston man charged with capital murder in the killing of a sheriff's deputy be held without bond. Robert Solis could face the death penalty if convicted. (Sept. 30)
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Services will be held this week for a Texas sheriff's deputy who was fatally shot during a traffic stop. Family and friends remembered Sandeep Dhaliwal at a vigil in Houston Saturday. 'He didn't.. USATODAY.com - Published
A vigil was held in Houston late Friday for a Sikh-American sheriff's deputy who was shot during a traffic stop. Friends and colleagues paid tribute to 42-year-old Sandeep Dhaliwal. He was the first.. USATODAY.com - Published
A suspect in Houston has been charged with what police call the "cold-blooded murder" of an officer. Dashcam video reveals what appears to be a routine traffic stop that turned deadly in an instant... CBS News - Published
Tens of thousands of Indian-Americans packed into a Houston stadium for the "Howdy, Modi!" event Sunday. Joining Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was President Trump, who touted the U.S. and India's.. CBS News - Published
Tens of thousands of Indian-Americans packed into a Houston stadium Sunday for a rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, joined by U.S. President Donald Trump, in a rare mass show of support.. Reuters - Published
A popular Houston furniture store owner nicknamed "Mattress Mack" is letting flood victims stay in his warehouse – for free. This is not the first time he's opened his doors to people in need. CBS News - Published
At least two people are known dead as the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda bring massive floods into the Houston area and East Texas. Others were still being rescued on Thursday night. (Sept. 20)
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Authorities reported the first death linked to Tropical Storm Imelda, which dumped torrential rains over the Houston-area, while rescuers in boats pulled hundreds of people from flooded cars, the.. Reuters - Published
In natural disasters, people often focus on the major cities hit hardest — New Orleans, Houston, Miami — but what of the small towns in between? The CBSN Originals documentary, "Thicker Than.. CBS News - Published
All flights into Houston's international airport, one of the busiest in the United States, were halted on Tuesday as Tropical Depression Imelda inundated southeastern Texas with heavy rains and.. Reuters - Published
Tropical Depression Imelda shows no signs of letting up as the Houston area is blasted with heavy rain and several tornadoes. Also, Canada's prime minister is asking for forgiveness after a photo of.. CBS News - Published
Officials in Houston and surrounding communities say Houston and the surrounding communities could get more heavy rain from Tropical Depression Imelda on Thursday. The storm's remnants spawned several.. USATODAY.com - Published
Under President Trump, the Border Patrol has been put on the front lines of an unprecedented crackdown on illegal immigration. The backlash to the administration's policies is affecting agents and.. CBS News - Published
A tropical storm is hitting America's fourth largest city. Imelda formed and intensified rapidly, targeting the Houston area with dangerous flash floods. WCBS chief weathercaster Lonnie Quinn is.. CBS News - Published
The Trump administration is expected to announce its proposal to curb gun violence as soon as next week. After the Democrats debated gun control in Houston, it is unclear what President Trump will.. CBS News - Published
Former Vice President Joe Biden defended his health care plan in Houston after the third Democratic presidential primary debate. Biden wants a public option to the Affordable Care Act. CBS News.. CBS News - Published
The Democratic presidential candidates went back on the campaign trail after debating in Houston. The top contenders clashed over major issues like health care, immigration and foreign policy. CBS News.. CBS News - Published