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Houston: City in Texas, United States
Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated population of 2.312 million in 2017. It is the most populous city in the Southern United States and on the Gulf Coast of the United States. 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 (MSA) in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth MSA. With a total area of 627 square miles (1,620 km2), Houston is the eighth most expansive city in the United States.

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Jailed Citgo executives in limbo in Venezuela

Six executives from the Houston-based Citgo oil company, five of them Americans, have spent 15 months jailed in Venezuela on what their families say are trumped-up corruption charges. (Feb. 19)
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Davis scores 26 as No. 9 Houston beats Tulane 85-50

Corey Davis scores 26 as No. 9 Houston beats Tulane 85-50 for 10th straight win
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Videos for Houston

Delta Flight Delayed After Vape Battery Bursts Into Flames [Video]Delta Flight Delayed After Vape Battery Bursts Into Flames

On Wednesday, a flight from LaGuardia airport to Texas turn unexpectedly smoky when a vape battery reportedly stored in an overhead bin overheated and burst into flames. The Houston-bound Delta flight..

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Tiger found in Texas house finds new home [Video]Tiger found in Texas house finds new home

Lara Cottingham, with Houston's BARC Animal Shelter, says a tiger found in a house by two people who went into the nearly vacant building looking for a place to smoke marijuana, will be moved to a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:43Published

ICE Detention Facility Battles Mumps Outbreak [Video]ICE Detention Facility Battles Mumps Outbreak

Reuters reports there's been an outbreak of mumps at an ICE detention facility in Houston, Texas. Seven adult detainees at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility were diagnosed..

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Meet the student from Houston, Texas, who has a severe form of hyperhidrosis, a disorder which makes her sweat 10 times more than the average person.

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Catholic Leaders In Texas Name 286 Predator Priests Accused Of Abusing Children [Video]Catholic Leaders In Texas Name 286 Predator Priests Accused Of Abusing Children

According to a report by Newser, on Thursday, Catholic leaders in Texas identified 286 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children, a number that represents one of the largest collection of..

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Four police shot in Houston, two suspects dead [Video]Four police shot in Houston, two suspects dead

Four Houston police officers were shot as they attempted to serve a warrant in a narcotics investigation and two suspects were shot dead, the city's police chief said. Justin Solomon reports.

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Four police officers shot in Houston, Texas, suspects dead [Video]Four police officers shot in Houston, Texas, suspects dead

Five Houston, Texas police officers were shot on Monday as they attempted to serve a warrant, according to officials and local media. Rough cut (no reporter narraiton).

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Five Houston Officers Shot [Video]Five Houston Officers Shot

According to Reuters, Five Houston police officers have been shot on while attempting to serve a warrant. According to Houston police, the shooting took place at a site that was still considered an..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Five Police Officers Shot in Houston [Video]Five Police Officers Shot in Houston

Five police officers were shot in Houston on Monday, police say. The officers were shot while responding to a crime at 7800 Harding Street, the Houston Police Department tweeted shortly after 5 p.m.

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:37Published

New Study Claims Air Quality On Cruise Ships Can Be As Polluted As Air In Beijing [Video]New Study Claims Air Quality On Cruise Ships Can Be As Polluted As Air In Beijing

Air pollution on cruise ship decks may be as bad as in cities like Beijing and Santiago, Chile. This is according to a new study from researchers at Johns Hopkins University, says Business Insider...

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Thousands of women march for third straight year [Video]Thousands of women march for third straight year

Women marched in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald..

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One dead and one injured in Texas church shooting [Video]One dead and one injured in Texas church shooting

Police are searching for a man they say fatally shot his wife in the parking lot of a church, as well as shooting and critically injuring his daughter. Jayson Albano reports.

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Communication Restrictions Eased For Bike Path Attacker [Video]Communication Restrictions Eased For Bike Path Attacker

According to Reuters, a federal judge eased restrictions for a man accused of killing eight people on a New York City bike path. Sayfullo Saipov was arrested on Oct. 31st back in 2017 shortly after..

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Houston Airport Has Shut Down The TSA Checkpoints In One Of Its Terminals [Video]Houston Airport Has Shut Down The TSA Checkpoints In One Of Its Terminals

George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas has closed the Transportation Security Administration checkpoints in one of its terminals due to a lack of security staff amid the government..

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A Second Man Was Charged With Capital Murder In Shooting Death Of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes [Video]A Second Man Was Charged With Capital Murder In Shooting Death Of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes

A man police believe is the gunman who shot and killed 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes in Houston, Texas last week has been charged with capital murder. Larry D. Woodruffe, 24, was hit with the charge, which..

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Tearful goodbye for 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes [Video]Tearful goodbye for 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes

Family and friends gathered for an emotional farewell on Tuesday to say goodbye to 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Houston. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Shaquille O'Neal Joins Effort To Help Pay For Jazmine Barnes' Funeral [Video]Shaquille O'Neal Joins Effort To Help Pay For Jazmine Barnes' Funeral

NBA great Shaquille O'Neal is helping to cover funeral costs for Jazmine Barnes, the 7-year-old girl who was killed in a drive-by shooting. O'Neal and Houston Senior Police Officer Kenneth Miles..

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Astronaut Accidentally Calls 911 From The International Space Station [Video]Astronaut Accidentally Calls 911 From The International Space Station

According to a report by Business Insider, a Dutch astronaut accidentally called 911 from space while orbiting Earth on the International Space Station. Andre Kuipers reportedly said that he..

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Fatal Shooting of 7-Year-Old Black Girl Outside Walmart Sparks Hate Crime Fears in Houston [Video]Fatal Shooting of 7-Year-Old Black Girl Outside Walmart Sparks Hate Crime Fears in Houston

The shooting death of 7-year-old black girl in Houston on Sunday was a targeted, racially motivated attack, her family attorney says.

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Teen charged with murder after egg-throwing crash [Video]Teen charged with murder after egg-throwing crash

A teenager faces a murder charge after an egg-throwing prank reportedly led to a car chase by an armed civilian and culminated in the teen driver crashing into a pickup, whose driver was pronounced..

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Father Of 7-Year-Old Shooting Victims Calls For Help To Find Shooter [Video]Father Of 7-Year-Old Shooting Victims Calls For Help To Find Shooter

Investigators in Houston said Monday that they have a surveillance video image of a pickup truck from which a driver fired several shots into a car carrying a family, killing a 7-year-old girl and..

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:15Published

'Hearts broken' after 7-year-old killed before NYE [Video]'Hearts broken' after 7-year-old killed before NYE

"We're going to find you," Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said on Monday, as the search is ongoing for a man described as a bearded white male in his 40s, suspected of murdering 7-year-old Jazmine..

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Vape pen catches fire in overhead bin on Delta flight

A passenger's vape pen caught fire during the boarding process on a flight from New York to Houston on Wednesday.
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T-Wolves overcome Harden's 42 to top Houston 121-111

Jeff Teague scored 27 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame James Harden's 42 points to beat the Houston Rockets 121-111
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Tiger found in abandoned home now at sanctuary

A tiger found in an abandoned Houston home has made it safely to an animal sanctuary in East Texas. (Feb. 13)
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Pot smokers find caged tiger in abandoned house

Houston police say some people who went into an abandoned home to smoke marijuana found a caged tiger. (Feb. 12)
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Tiger found in abandoned Houston home

A couple of people who went into an abandoned Houston home Monday to smoke pot found a tiger inside. They called authorities who tranquilized and removed the tiger. Officials say it was well fed and in..
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They were looking for a place to smoke marijuana. Police said they found a tiger instead

Police said anonymous tipsters went to a vacant house in Houston to smoke marijuana when they found a tiger inside.
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