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Trump Announces Reductions to Two National Monuments

Trump announces reductions to Bears Ears, Grand Staircase monuments WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced the reduction of two national monuments in Utah on Monday, lambasting past administrations for overreach in a decision likely to touch off a battle with conservation groups and Native American tribes. Bears Ears, designated by President Barack Obama, was significantly downsized, from about 1.3 million... Read More

Nearly Half of Those Affected by Harvey Say They Aren’t Getting Help to Recover

HOUSTON - According to a recent survey by the Episcopal Health Foundation and Kaiser Family Foundation, nearly half of the Texas residents affected by Hurricane Harvey said they are not getting the help they need to recover from the storm. Two-thirds of residents across 24 Texas counties said they suffered property damage, employment disruptions and/or lost income due to Harvey.... Read More

JJ Watt, Jose Altuve named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year

HOUSTON - J.J. Watt raised more than $37 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and Jose Altuve led the Houston Astros to their first World Series title, both giving hope to the city as it picked up the pieces from the devastating storm. On Monday night the two were honored by Sports Illustrated when they were given the magazine's prestigious... Read More

Cold Front Poised to Deliver Major Temperature Drop to Houston

HOUSTON - A strong cold front will sweep through Houston Tuesday morning, bringing an end to our stretch of unseasonably warm weather. Cold, arctic air is bottled up in the Rocky Mountains, where temperatures are in the 20s and 30s. It will march into the Texas Panhandle Monday afternoon. The cold front, which signifies the leading edge of the cold... Read More

RNC Support for Roy Moore Born Again after Trump Endorsement

RNC jumps back in Alabama Senate Race after Trump endorses Roy Moore The Republican National Committee resumed supporting Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore on Monday after President Donald Trump earlier endorsed Moore, a Republican official said. The RNC dropped out of a joint fundraising agreement with Moore three weeks ago as Moore was hit with multiple accusations of sexual misconduct... Read More