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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.

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As U.S. crude oil goes global, hedging goes local

The booming U.S. oil sector is seeing a surge in hedging by producers against drops in regional crude prices to protect revenues from oil sold out of Midland, Texas, or delivered to terminals in..
Reuters - Published

Washington claim first World Series title after historic win in Houston

The Washington Nationals are crowned World Series champions for the first time after beating the Houston Astros in the decisive seventh game.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Houston


McDonald's Is Testing New Chicken Sandwiches [Video]McDonald's Is Testing New Chicken Sandwiches

The new crispy chicken sandwich and deluxe crispy chicken sandwich are being tested in Houston.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:10Published

Mike Bloomberg Spent Around $30 Million On TV Ads Against Trump [Video]Mike Bloomberg Spent Around $30 Million On TV Ads Against Trump

Mike Bloomberg hasn’t decided if he’s running for president but already spent money on TV ads. According to Business Insider, he spent more money on ads this week than other Democratic candidates..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Kanye West performs for Houston jail inmates [Video]Kanye West performs for Houston jail inmates

Kanye West and his choir stopped at the Harris County Jail in Houston, Texas for a surprise concert. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 00:45Published

Kanye West to take the stage with Megachurch Pastor Joel Osteen [Video]Kanye West to take the stage with Megachurch Pastor Joel Osteen

West will appear at Osteen's Lakewood Church in Houston this Sunday .

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:06Published

Kanye West To Appear At Joel Osteen's Church [Video]Kanye West To Appear At Joel Osteen's Church

The rapper will visit the pastor's Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, on Sunday, a representative for the church told the Houston Chronicle Tuesday. Osteen will conduct a 15- to 20-minute conversation..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Travis Scott fans injured as stampede breaks out at Astroworld Festival [Video]Travis Scott fans injured as stampede breaks out at Astroworld Festival

Fans of Travis Scott were left injured after a stampede broke out at the gates of the star's Astroworld Festival at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on Saturday.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published

Kanye West makes surprise appearance at Travis Scott's Astroworld festival [Video]Kanye West makes surprise appearance at Travis Scott's Astroworld festival

Kanye West made a surprise appearance at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas to perform his new single on Saturday.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:35Published

Nationals fans excited as World Series returns to D.C. for first time since 1933 [Video]Nationals fans excited as World Series returns to D.C. for first time since 1933

Nationals fans excited as World Series returns to Washington, D.C. for first time since 1933

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:44Published

 

'This is going to sting': Bitter disappointment for heavy-favorite Houston

With a 2-0 lead and six-time All-Star Zack Greinke putting up a strong showing in front of a fired-up, home turf Game 7 crowd, a second World Series title appeared more tantalizingly close than ever..
Reuters - Published

Nationals edge out Astros in World Series game one

The Washington Nationals win their debut World Series game, edging out the Houston Astros 5-4 in game one of the best-of-seven series in Houston.
BBC News - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

'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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

Greenpeace members face federal, state charges in Houston protest

Federal and state authorities on Friday criminally charged climate change protesters for shutting down the largest U.S. energy-export port for a day by dangling from a bridge.
Reuters - Published

Houston climate protesters charged with violating 'infrastructure law': sheriff

Climate protesters, who dangled beneath a bridge on Thursday shutting the channel to the nation's busiest petrochemical port at Houston, were charged on Friday with violating a new Texas law that..
Reuters - Published

Houston oil artery reopens after police remove final Greenpeace protesters

The Houston Ship Channel on Friday reopened for vessel traffic, the U.S. Coast Guard said, after the last of 11 protesters who had disrupted traffic by dangled on ropes above the key energy-export..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Will sparks fly? Five things to watch at the third Democratic debate

Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday when the top 10 candidates for the party's presidential nomination meet in a..
Reuters - Published

Democrats excluded from debate to fill time with TV, town halls and beer

While top contenders for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination swap zingers during Thursday's debate in Houston, Montana Governor Steve Bullock will be sipping beer and playing bar games with..
Reuters - Published

Biden, Warren to share stage for first time at Democratic presidential debate

Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday when the top 10 candidates for the party's presidential nomination meet in a..
Reuters - Published

As Democratic White House hopefuls debate in Houston, party eyes lower-tier gains in Texas

While 10 Democratic presidential contenders debate in Houston on Thursday, the party is eyeing gains farther down the ballot in Texas next year in races for the U.S. House of Representatives and state..
Reuters - Published

Former police officer charged with murder for botched Houston raid

Prosecutors charged a former Houston police officer on Friday with two counts of murder and another ex-officer with evidence tampering, in connection with a deadly drug raid that was based on bogus..
Reuters - Published

Boeing spacecraft astronauts see new frontier for commercial space

A crew of veteran U.S. astronauts and aviators are training in Houston for a manned mission to the International Space Station aboard Boeing's new Starliner spacecraft, which could also be used to take..
Reuters - Published

Gunman flees after killing two on Houston highway with assault rifle

Texas authorities on Friday were searching for a gunman who shot and killed two men on a Houston freeway on Thursday before being chased off by a witness who opened fire at him.
Reuters - Published

Harris County plans lawsuit against Valero for Houston refinery pollution

Harris County in Texas plans to sue Valero Energy Corp for pollution from its Houston refinery, the head of the county's environmental law department said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Ram tough: FCA turns up the heat on GM and Ford in U.S. truck sales war

At Planet Ford, which boasts it is the No. 1 Ford volume dealer in the Houston area, customers shopping for a 2019 F-150 pickup truck can get discounts from Ford Motor Co of more than $8,000 - and that..
Reuters - Published

Ex-Venezuelan oil minister asks U.S. court to set aside $1.4 billion judgment

Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez asked a federal judge in Houston on Monday to set aside a $1.4 billion default verdict against him in a fraud suit brought by a defunct Houston oil..
Reuters - Published

Rapper Bushwick Bill dies at 52 after four-month battle with cancer

Rapper Bushwick Bill, best known for his work with the Houston-based trio Geto Boys, has died after a four-month battle with pancreatic cancer, Billboard magazine reported on Monday.
Reuters - Published

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