BeDESIGN 10th Anniversary and Showroom Expansion Party

Acclaimed showroom BeDESIGN was drew in a veritable Who’s Who of Houston interior design enthusiasts and social swells last night for a multi-floor extravaganza that took guests on a sensory-melding journey over the course of several hours, culminating with the ...

Chris Hollins Previews First Television Ad in the City Controller’s Race

Houston City Controller candidate Chris Hollins previewed the first television ad in his campaign for City Controller today. Based on public fundraising reports, Hollins’s campaign is expected to be the only City Controller candidate on broadcast television this election.

House ousts McCarthy as speaker in historic vote

The US House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to oust Kevin McCarthy as speaker – a historic moment that threatens to plunge House Republicans even further into chaos and turmoil.

Historic House Vote Ousts Kevin McCarthy as Speaker

In a historic turn of events, the US House of Representatives has voted to remove Kevin McCarthy from the position of Speaker, plunging House Republicans into a state of uncertainty and potential chaos.

Rep. Al Green Denounces a 50-Year Symbol of Racism, Urges Russell Name Removed from Senate Office Building

On Tuesday, October 3, 2023, Representative Al Green delivered a passionate speech on the House floor, advocating for the removal of Richard Russell’s name from that Senate Office Building.

USCIRF Reiterates Concerns on Religious Freedom in India, Calls for Release of Religious Prisoners of Conscience

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) held a hearing on “Advancing Religious Freedom within the U.S. - India Bilateral Relationship,” which highlighted the Indian government’s legal framework and enforcement of discriminatory policies against religious minorities. Witnesses gave ...

METRO to Hold Ribbon Cutting for Improved Third Ward Bus Stop

Join METRO leadership, State Rep. Jolanda Jones and community partners as The Authority celebrates the improvement of a bus stop on S. MacGregor Way and South Fwy.

Mayor's Youth Council 2023-2024 Takes Oath of Service

Mayor Sylvester Turner administered the oath of office to 20 high school students appointed to the Mayor’s Youth Council at an inauguration ceremony held on September 28 in the City Hall council chambers. In attendance were students’ family members, City ...

HCC students win top national prize at Intel AI competition

A three-student team from Houston Community College Southwest has won the top national prize at the 2023 Intel AI Global Impact Festival competition.

Civil Rights Groups Send Post-Affirmative Action Report to Harvard, UNC, and over 100 Additional Colleges and Universities Detailing Options for Equitable and Diverse Higher Education After the Suprem

Civil Rights Groups Send Post-Affirmative Action Report to Harvard, UNC, and over 100 Additional Colleges and Universities Detailing Options for Equitable and Diverse Higher Education After the Supreme Court Decision Today six leading civil rights groups released a comprehensive report ...

ICYMI: Cesar Chávez Taught His Granddaughter to Organize. Now She’s Managing the Biden Campaign

Key Point: “It’s hard to imagine a more formative, or fitting, upbringing for the woman who would go on to be named manager of President Joe Biden’s 2024 reelection campaign. ‘So much of my experience growing up was the perfect ...

Congressman Al Green to Commemorate North America’s First Eternal Gandhi Museum in Houston

On Monday, October 2, 2023, Congressman Al Green will deliver remarks at the Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston, followed by the unveiling of a commemorative granite stone, marking the museum’s inauguration. This landmark institution is dedicated to promoting Mahatma Gandhi’s enduring ...

Disney sued over ‘severe’ injuries allegedly caused by ‘wedgie’ from water slide

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is facing a lawsuit related to an “injurious wedgie” that court documents allege resulted from riding a 214-foot water slide in the resort’s Typhoon Lagoon water park in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Robin Williams’ daughter Zelda slams AI recreations of her dad

Robin Williams’ daughter Zelda Williams says recreations of her late father made with artificial intelligence are “disturbing.”