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Pay-as-you-go for tolls from your phone, UPROAD App

TEXAS- Texans can now ditch the usage of toll windshield stickers and pay-as-you-go at the convenience of their personal mobile devices. Introducing the Uproad App. A user-friendly app that will allow drivers...

Rail-line coming to Houston-Dallas area

HOUSTON, TX - Texas Central has been given the green-light by the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration to proceed with plans to build a high-speed rail line connecting two of Houston’s biggest cities allowing...

United Airlines to Furlough 16,000 Workers

United Airlines announced Wednesday it plans to furlough 16,370 employees in October, down from an earlier target of 36,000 after thousands of workers took early retirement, buyouts, or long-term leaves of absence with the industry facing...

Do you wanna go to Hallstatt? ‘Frozen’ village deserted as coronavirus restrictions bite

A tiny Austrian lakeside village so picturesque it had to limit throngs of tourists is now longing for visitors to return to its empty lanes. https://youtu.be/BPZmtHIYM90 Hallstatt, population 780,...

Take a tour of Paris by night amid the coronavirus lockdown

While attractions like Champs Elysees and Eiffel Tower remained lit up in Paris during the coronavirus confinement, popular streets lined with bars and restaurants, usually crowded and busy after midnight, were eerily quiet and dark.

Aerial views of empty Athens streets and landmarks as no easing in lockdown

Silence engulfed Athens cobbled streets, tourists markets and ancient landmarks on Monday (April 20) as authorities said a nation-wide lockdown will continue until April 27 without easing. The lockdown was coupled with the Orthodox...

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 this weekend

By: Alexandra Varkarotas Tuesday marked the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 space mission launch. To commemorate the Eagle landing on the moon on July 20, 1969, the Houston area will be buzzing with plenty of cosmic and lunar activities...

Ancient Egyptian “Bent Pyramid” now open to visitors

By: Alexandra Varkarotas Saturday (July 13) marked the opening of the "Bent Pyramid" since the ancient structure was closed for restoration efforts in 1965. Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anani explained to Reuters how the area, known as Dashur, is home...

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Lebron James “as locked in as I’ve ever been,” ahead of NBA Championship

 The Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James believes living in the NBA's bio-secure bubble has probably been the...

Biden to Trump during debate: “Will you shut up, man”

President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden met in Cleveland on Tuesday (September 29) for the first...

Biden, Trump both say they’re “looking forward” to debate

Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden will square off for the first time on Tuesday (September 29) in a...

In New York City, excitement mixes with uncertainty as more schools open

Young students lined up outside a public elementary school in Brooklyn on Tuesday (Sept. 29) morning, sporting an array of colorful masks...

Mayor Turner Plans to Repair Houston Roadways

HOUSTON, TX- Mayor Sylvester Turner has instituted a new Street Rehabilitation program to fix potholes and extend the overall life of...