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Houston: Largest city in Texas
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.


Back in his home town, Nationals star Anthony Rendon praises what Astros have done for Houston

Rendon, who grew up near Houston and played college ball at Rice, won't soon forget what the Astros did for the city after a devastating hurricane.
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'Everything that's right about the Astros': Great as ever, Jose Altuve wins AL pennant for Houston

The 2017 AL MVP came through with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth to clinch the best-of-seven series and send Houston to the World Series.
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Videos for Houston

Houston Rockets GM apologizes on social media after tweeting support for Hong Kong protests [Video]Houston Rockets GM apologizes on social media after tweeting support for Hong Kong protests

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey apologizes on social media for his recent tweet in support of Hong Kong protests

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Trio of astronauts leave ISS and return to Earth [Video]Trio of astronauts leave ISS and return to Earth

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..

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Trump Shares Stage With World Leaders In Texas, Ohio [Video]Trump Shares Stage With World Leaders In Texas, Ohio

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..

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Employees At A Chick-fil-A In Houston Step Up To Feed Stranded Drivers [Video]Employees At A Chick-fil-A In Houston Step Up To Feed Stranded Drivers

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..

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Tropical Depression Imelda Pounds, Floods Houston Area [Video]Tropical Depression Imelda Pounds, Floods Houston Area

All flights into Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport were halted on Tuesday. The move came as Topical Depression Imelda inundated southeastern Texas with heavy rains and triggered flash..

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Dangerous storms hit Houston-area counties [Video]Dangerous storms hit Houston-area counties

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..

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White House Candidate Harris Wants New Kavanaugh Investigation [Video]White House Candidate Harris Wants New Kavanaugh Investigation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the wake of new allegations of sexual..

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Brad Pitt gets seal of approval on new space film from ISS astronaut [Video]Brad Pitt gets seal of approval on new space film from ISS astronaut

Hollywood star Brad Pitt has received high praise for his new space film Ad Astra from an astronaut on the International Space Station. The Fight Club actor spoke with Nasa's Nick Hague at Mission..

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People want to do the right thing on guns - O'Rourke [Video]People want to do the right thing on guns - O'Rourke

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..

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'The light's no good, I always look orange': Trump [Video]'The light's no good, I always look orange': Trump

President Trump took a shot at environmentally friendly light bulbs during a speech on Thursday, blaming them for making him look orange onstage. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Spin room reaction to third U.S. Democratic presidential debate [Video]Spin room reaction to third U.S. Democratic presidential debate

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..

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Protests greet Trump in Baltimore after tweets [Video]Protests greet Trump in Baltimore after tweets

Dozens of protesters gathered in downtown Baltimore on Thursday as President Donald Trump made his first visit to the city since he blasted it as "disgusting" and "rodent-infested" in hotly debated..

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"I respect all of them": Trump ahead of Dem debate [Video]"I respect all of them": Trump ahead of Dem debate

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..

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Warren And Biden To Face Off For First Time [Video]Warren And Biden To Face Off For First Time

Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday. On Thursday, the top 10 candidates for the party’s presidential nomination meet in a debate in Houston. The third..

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Democratic debate sets up Biden-Warren face-off [Video]Democratic debate sets up Biden-Warren face-off

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..

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Sixth U.S. vaping-related death reported [Video]Sixth U.S. vaping-related death reported

With six vaping-related deaths now reported in the U.S., former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and public health officials around the U.S. are sounding the alarm about the dangers of..

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SpaceX cargo craft detaches from ISS, returns to earth [Video]SpaceX cargo craft detaches from ISS, returns to earth

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..

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Yankees stave off elimination, beat Justin Verlander, Astros in Game 5 of ALCS

The Yankees homered twice in the first inning off Justin Verlander as New York beat Houston in Game 5 of the ALCS.
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How to watch Yankees vs. Astros: MLB live stream, schedule, TV channel, start time for ALCS Game 5

With a 3-1 series lead, Houston can secure a spot in the World Series with a win in Game 5 at Yankee Stadium.
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Justin Verlander: ‘I want to hang out with’ Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson

Astros ace Justin Verlander says Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is an 'awesome dude' and the two Houston superstars have become close friends.
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2020 Debate Recap: Video Highlights From When Democrats Were Last Onstage

Ahead of tonight’s debate, here’s a look back at when 10 Democratic candidates appeared onstage in Houston in September.
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ShowBiz Minute: Houston, Booker, Trump

Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. nominated for Rock Hall of Fame; It's a tie: Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share fiction's Booker Prize; Trump calls for Sean Spicer votes on "Dancing with..
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Man gets death for Texas attack that killed 6

Jurors have sentenced a man to death for an attack at a Houston-area home that left six members of his ex-wife's family dead. (October 11)  
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Nonprofit helps children and teens with skin conditions build confidence

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..
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Houston advances to ALCS to give what America wants: an Astros-Yankees matchup

Houston beat Tampa Bay in Game 5 of the ALDS to give what America wants most-- a Yankees-Astros matchup in the ALCS.
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Lyondell workers protest union leader's suspension: USW

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..
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ALDS Game 4: Rays chase Justin Verlander, beat Astros to force decisive Game 5 in Houston

The Rays jumped on Justin Verlander early en route to a 4-1 victory in Game 4 of the ALDS to force a decisive Game 5.
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32 things we learned from Week 5 of the 2019 NFL season

A surprise in London, offensive explosion in Houston and lockdown performance in New Orleans were among the big highlights of NFL Week 5.
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In Houston, a Rash of Storms Tests the Limits of Coping With Climate Change

A city that did seemed to do everything right after Hurricane Harvey was again inundated last week. Is it a model of adaptation, or a cautionary tale?
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'Heartbroken' Houston: Thousands pay tribute to fallen deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal

Fallen Houston deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal, the first local Sikh officer, will be honored with a procession, two funeral services and a 21-gun salute.
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Bettor Jim 'Mattress Mack' McIngvale wagers $3.5 million on Houston Astros to win World Series

Houston area businessman Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale wagered $3.5 million on the Astros to win the World Series as a sort of insurance policy.
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Hundreds mourn slain Sikh deputy at Texas vigil

Hundreds of mourners turned out for a candlelight vigil near Houston Monday night for slain Harris County Sheriff's Office Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal. (Oct. 1)  
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No bond for suspect in Texas deputy killing

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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Family remembers slain Sikh American deputy

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..
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'Gem of a person, a beautiful soul': Houston mourns trailblazing Sikh deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal

Houston police are mourning the stunning shooting death of Sandeep Dhaliwal, the first Sikh sheriff's deputy in the Harris County force.
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Deputy sheriff killed in Houston remembered

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..
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9/28: CBS Evening News

Trump tweets about "do nothing Democrat savages" and "presidential harassment"; Houston suspect charged with murder of police officer.
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Houston mourns "senseless" killing of beloved deputy

The 10-year veteran was shot in the head multiple times as he returned to his car after a traffic stop
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Houston suspect charged with murder of police officer

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...
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Texas deputy who was first local Sikh officer killed during traffic stop

Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal, the county's first Sikh officer, was killed Friday during a traffic stop near Houston. Police have charged a 47-year-old man with the killing.
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Trump hosts Indian prime minister at "Howdy Modi!" rally in Texas

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..
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At Rally for India’s Modi, Trump Plays Second Fiddle but a Familiar Tune

Mr. Trump treated the giant Houston gathering as his own, seizing on the chance to brag about slashing regulations, lowering unemployment and implementing a tax cut.
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'Howdy, Modi!': Thousands, plus Trump, rally in Texas for India's leader

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..
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The Trump-Modi bromance: What sparked it and what do each of them stand to gain?

Donald Trump will share the stage with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at "Howdy, Modi" rally in Houston. What do each of them stand to gain?
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Angels analyst Mark Langston, a former All-Star pitcher, has medical emergency, goes to hospital

Mark Langston, 59, a former Angels pitcher and the team's radio analyst since 2012, was taken to a Houston hospital before a game against the Astros.
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"Mattress Mack" helps flood victims after Tropical Storm Imelda hits Texas

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.
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Stranded cars, rescues and deadly flooding: Waters slowly begin receding in Houston after Imelda

As floodwaters began slowing receding in Houston, police worked to clear freeways of hundreds of stranded vehicles after four days of relentless rain  
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Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded

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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Torrential Imelda rains kill one, flood homes, snarl travel around Houston

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..
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Thicker Than Water

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..
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Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport reopens: Rains prompt 400+canceled flights

The Houston airport reopened after a full-ground stop earlier Thursday morning but it's trying to catch up after hundreds of cancellations and delays.
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Storm halts flights into Houston, city braces for torrential Imelda rains

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..
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Eye Opener: Flooding and tornadoes slam Texas

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..
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Imelda brings heavy rain and tornadoes to Texas

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..
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Border Patrol agents struggle with morale amid criticism for treatment of migrants

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..
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Tropical Storm Imelda swamps Houston and could dump 20 inches of rain on some areas

East Texas was facing days of heavy rains and flash flooding Wednesday as Tropical Storm Imelda, downgraded to a tropical depression.
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Houston area girds for possible heavy rains and flooding from Imelda

Forecasters say the flood-prone city and Galveston could get up to foot-and-half of rain in some spots from the tropical depression, which was once a tropical storm
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