The Rink: Rolling at Discovery Green opens March 1

Houston’s first outdoor roller rink returns for a third season at Discovery Green, the 12-acre park in the heart of downtown Houston.

Man test drives Buick off car dealership lot, never returns it

A man is accused of grand theft auto after test driving a Buick off a Florida car dealership lot and never returning it.

Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzmán is found guilty on all counts

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera, the Mexican drug lord who pocketed nearly $14 billion as the decadeslong head of the murderous Sinaloa cartel, was found guilty Tuesday of all 10 federal criminal counts against him, including the top charge of ...

About 86 million in the northern half of US are under some kind of winter warning, watch or advisory right now

Severe weather is expected to stretch from coast to coast Tuesday, with about 86 million people under some sort of winter alert, millions facing a flood threat and more snow on the way in Seattle.

Trump 'not happy' with deal, weighing options for building wall

President Donald Trump voiced displeasure Tuesday at a border security deal struck by congressional negotiators, hinting it may not meet his requirements for constructing a wall.

Maria Butina in her first interview: I'm no spy

Maria Butina, the Russian who pleaded guilty to conspiring to act as an unregistered Russian agent, rejects the idea that she was spying for Russian intelligence in a series of interviews with The New Republic, the first known that she ...

Massive insect decline could have 'catastrophic' environmental impact, study says

Insect populations are declining precipitously worldwide due to pesticide use and other factors, with a potentially "catastrophic" effect on the planet, a study has warned.

'A new era on guns:' Gun-safety groups look to 2020 a year after Parkland

Nearly a year after a gunman massacred 17 students and staffers at a Parkland, Florida, high school, the political landscape on guns has shifted.

Firefighters called as mom has baby at home. Then they shovel the driveway.

As extremely cold weather descends on much of the United States, one Iowa family had a heartwarming experience they will never forget.

IBM's fast-talking AI machine just lost to a human champion in a live debate

People are great at arguing. But a project from IBM shows that computers are getting quite good at it, too.

Firefighters walk a mile on ice to get injured patient to the hospital

What seemed like a normal call for two Maryland Heights Fire Protection District firefighter paramedics in St. Louis, Missouri, quickly turned into an unsteady situation unknowingly captured by a stranger.

Harris County Democratic Party Mourns the Passing Of Judge Cassandra Holleman

The Harris County Democratic Party is deeply saddened today to hear of the passing of Judge Cassandra Holleman.

Budget talks sticking point: How many people ICE can detain

Border security talks hit an impasse over the weekend, as Democrats pushed back against another facet of the Trump administration's agenda to crack down on immigration: aggressive detention efforts by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Trump's racist Elizabeth Warren taunts have entered a new phase

President Donald Trump can't merely slur Elizabeth Warren with the nickname "Pocahontas" anymore. That's old hat.

Trump Jr. makes light of Native American genocide while rooting for father's attack on Warren

President Donald Trump's eldest son made light over the weekend of the US government's history of genocide against Native Americans as part of a slam against Sen. Elizabeth Warren and her claims of American Indian heritage.