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Law enforcement officials prep for Election Day in Houston

HOUSTON, TX - Earlier this week Governor Greg Abbott announced plans to have the National Guard troops deployed out to assist with election day safety concerns in southeast Texas. Troops will be...

Gov. Greg Abbott to possibly deploy the Texas National Guard on Election Day

AUSTIN, TX - Gov. Greg Abbott announced plans to possibly deploy the Texas Army National Guard across the state of Texas including the city of Houston on Election Day. His decision will...

Protests flare for second night in Philadelphia over shooting death of Black man

Protests broke out in Philadelphia for a second night on Tuesday (October 27) after police shot and killed a Black man they said had been armed with a knife. https://youtu.be/Ayj1ybyBXMY

Santiago church spire collapses in fire amid tense protests

A church spire collapsed after catching fire in Santiago on Sunday (October 18), near where demonstrators faced off with police on the one-year anniversary of mass protests over inequality that left more than 30 dead and thousands...

Houston Rockets GM apologizes on social media after tweeting support for Hong Kong protests

"I was merely voicing one thought, based on one interpretation on a complicated event. I have had a lot of opportunity since that tweet to hear and consider other perspectives," Daryl Morey said in a tweet. "I have always appreciated...

Hong Kong police to ban march planned against gang violence on protesters

Organizers of the march planned to demonstrate against violence inflicted on anti-government protesters and commuters at a train station on Sunday by an apparent gang wielding batons. Marches, rallies and other political events in Hong Kong generally need to receive...

Six die, protests swell as Indonesia plunges into post-election unrest

The clashes between police and protesters followed an announcement on Tuesday (May 21) by the General Election Commission (KPU) confirming that President Joko Widodo had beaten his challenger Prabowo Subianto in last month's poll. Crowds swelled in central Jakarta, some...

‘Empire’ actor Smollett pleads not guilty to lying about Chicago attack

Wearing a navy suit and dress coat, Smollett, 36, appeared serious and quiet standing next to his attorneys as Cook County Circuit Court Judge Steven Watkins was assigned to his case. In a 16-count indictment returned by a grand jury...

Protests erupt after sexual assault videos go viral in India

Outrage increased after police said the footage was part of a wider plot by a group of men to befriend female students on social media and get them to commit sexual acts, then film them and use the video...

Protests against Kavanaugh as Senate moves forward with confirmation vote

The report, sent by the White House to the Senate Judiciary Committee in the middle of the night, was denounced by Senate Democrats as a whitewash. Republicans control the Senate by a razor-thin margin, meaning the votes of two moderates...
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Snow blankets sand in the Sahara desert after temperatures in Algeria fall below zero

Ice and snow were seen on desert sands in Ain Sefra, Algeria on Wednesday (January 13).
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Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for the week of January 18

HOUSTON - The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of...

Pedestrian killed in a hit and run crash on Thornton Road

HOUSTON - A pedestrian has been killed in a hit-and-run crash on the north side of Houston.

Spire nightclub shut down after crowded concert violates COVID guidelines

HOUSTON - A popular Houston nightclub was forced to close after video footage showed an excessively crowded venue over the weekend.

Man shot to death near Eastex Freeway

HOUSTON - Harris County Sheriff's Officer's say a man was found deceased inside his car early Monday morning under Eastex Freeway.