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Why is Harris County still at COVID-19 threat level red?

4 minutes ago   |   ABC

Dallas, Austin and San Antonio have all seen downgraded threat levels, yet Harris County is still at the highest tier. Why?
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Astros forced to scramble as five players go on COVID-19 IL

16 minutes ago   |   Sporting News

Houston had to turn over almost 20 percent of its 26-man roster shortly before its game with Detroit.
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Another round of showers and storms Thursday

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Two more rounds of rain are possible Thursday and Friday before the humidity drops this weekend.
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Astros place Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman on injured list due to COVID-19 protocols

Astros place Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman on injured list due to COVID-19 protocols

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

HOUSTON - The Houston Astros have placed second baseman Jose Altuve, third baseman Alex Bregman, designated hitter Yordan Álvarez, catcher Martín Maldonado and infielder Robel...
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Fulmer 1st win since 2018, Tigers sweep shorthanded Astros

Fulmer 1st win since 2018, Tigers sweep shorthanded Astros

7 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

HOUSTON - Michael Fulmer earned his first win since 2018 and the Detroit Tigers built a big lead before holding off the short-handed Houston Astros 6-4 Wednesday night for a...
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New civil lawsuit filed against Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson

8 hours ago   |   ABC

The civil suit says the victim has suffered mental anguish because of Watson's alleged behavior and is seeking minimal compensatory damages.
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Harris County supports creation of new criminal district court to tackle case backlog

10 hours ago   |   ABC

The new criminal district court, if established, would expand the capacity of the county's criminal court system in hope of reducing its backlog.
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Energy experts confident power will stay on through summer despite ERCOT's warning

11 hours ago   |   ABC

ERCOT tweeted saying there are tight grid conditions, but they're not asking people to conserve energy like they did on Tuesday.
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NWSL fines the Chicago Red Stars for a ‘violation of a league directive' - reportedly for front-office support of Sarah Gorden, who says Houston security racially profiled her

11 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The NWSL is investigating after Chicago Red Stars defender Sarah Gorden said she and her boyfriend were racially profiled by Houston security. But there was one small wrinkle...
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Deshaun Watson Accused of Sexually Assaulting Makeup Artist; Lawsuit Total Back to 22

11 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is reportedly facing a 22nd lawsuit alleging sexual assault and misconduct. According to
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BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

Dozens of Black Lives Matter protesters rallied outside the South Carolina home of a soldier charged with assaulting a black man in a now-viral video. Videos showed a large... Read more ...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo Games is still an option amid pandemic fears

Toshihiro Nikai, the secretary-general of Japan's ruling party, has said that cancelling the upcoming Tokyo Olympics “remains an option” if the coronavirus pandemic spreads... Read more ...

Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop withdrawal

Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop withdrawal

KABUL, Afghanistan - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Thursday to sell Afghan leaders and a wary public on President Joe... Read more ...

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Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored after Coinbase listing

Summary List Placement Bitcoin edged up in volatile trade on Thursday after having fallen by as much as 3.9% from record highs reached the previous day following the public... Read more ...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to their security amid deadly anti-French protests

The French embassy in Pakistan has told its citizens to temporarily leave the country amid increasing anti-French sentiment and action by a now-banned radical Islamist group... Read more ...

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Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on its trading debut

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Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

MIT scientists translated spider webs into music. It could help us talk to them

MIT scientists translated spider webs into music. It could help us talk to them

Scientists have found a way to turn spider webs into music - and it sounds every bit as eerie as you'd imagine. Read more ...

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

In response to a massive hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, and believed to have been aimed at stealing government information, the Biden administration is... Read more ...

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

TOKYO - Two top officials of Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said radical changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One went as far to suggest they still could be... Read more ...