New US-290 HOV/HOT Lane Extension Opens

Beginning Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, commuters in Northwest Harris County can take advantage of a new seven-mile HOT/HOV lane extension on US-290.

DesRoches named new Rice University provost

Reginald DesRoches, the dean of Rice University’s George R. Brown School of Engineering, has been named the university’s new provost.

Joe Biden Wins Backing of Texas Elected Officials

Ahead of Joe Biden’s community event in San Antonio today, Biden for President announced five new significant endorsements from current and former elected officials across Texas, a key Super Tuesday state and one of the most delegate-rich on the calendar. ...

Breast biopsies after neoadjuvant chemotherapy accurately predict presence of residual breast cancer

Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have identified a standardized protocol that uses image-guided breast biopsies to reliably predict residual disease in breast cancer patients and that potentially identifies exceptional responders who may not require surgery. ...

Camarillo Challenges Pierce Bush and Kathaleen Wall to CD-22 Candidate Forum

Today, United States Marine Corps Major and combat veteran Jon Camarillo (ret.), a candidate for Congress in Texas’s 22nd district, released the following statement regarding Pierce Bush:

NEWS: Bernie 2020 Releases New Video with the Sunrise Movement

Today, Bernie 2020 released a new video spot, “On Strike For The Future” highlighting the Sunrise Movement’s recent sit-in outside Gov. Charlie Baker’s office at the Massachusetts State House. Hundreds of students gathered outside of Governor Baker’s office demanding that ...

AAP Policy on Racism Raises Bar for Clinicians and Health Care Workers

Years ago, the race equity community approved when the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) acknowledged that social determinants of health - economic stability, education, social and community context, health and healthcare, and neighborhood and environment - are conditions that affect ...

1920 Tavern Releases Brand New User-Friendly Website With New Designs and Content

1920 Tavern, a local Roswell pub and eatery, has just launched a new website with a fresh design and easy-to-navigate layout. Users will notice that their favorite content still remains throughout the site, as well as some new blurbs that ...

Real Food Blends Launches 3rd Annual 12 Days of Holiday Magic

Real Food Blends, makers of 100% real food meals for people with feeding tubes, and the company that started a real food revolution in the medical community, is excited to announce its 3rd Annual 12 Days of Holiday Magic.

Houston Sailor reads to elementary students during Pearl Harbor Remembrance Program

NRD San Antonio’s Assistant Command Career Counselor, Personnel Specialist 1st Class Kamitria Delaney, right, of Houston, reads to a first grade class at Dorie Miller Elementary School as part of the school’s annual Pearl Harbor and Dorie Miller Remembrance Program.

Project Row Houses and Own Every Piece-Community and Conversation

Own Every Piece and Project Row House hosted Community and Conversation, an informative and empowering conversation about contraceptive care. The event was in conjunction with Project Row House’s Round 50: Race, Health and Motherhood, curated by PRH’s Ryan N. Dennis, ...

FTC announces record $191M settlement against University of Phoenix

The University of Phoenix (UOP), one of the nation’s largest for-profit colleges will pay a record $191 million settlement to resolve charges stemming from a five-year investigation by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). On December 10, Andrew Smith, Director of ...

Mitigation measures help Dickinson increase resiliency after Harvey

The City of Dickinson will benefit from several mitigation improvements as a part of its FEMA Public Assistance (PA) repairs following Hurricane Harvey.

Houston Sailor communicates with helicopter control tower aboard U.S. Navy warship

Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Chance Vaughan, from Houston, communicates with the helicopter control tower during a helicopter crash drill aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) as part of the U.K.-led Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST), Dec. ...

The Heartfelt Holiday: Nine Ways to Show Your Employees You Care This Holiday Season

Leaders, the holidays are a great time to infuse a little "WOW" into your employees' lives and strengthen your company's culture. Deb Boelkes shares some festive ways to thank your team for all their hard work and inspire them for ...