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A Conversation With Houston's 'Raptivist' Genesis Blu

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Genesis Blu is both a psychotherapist who works with teenagers and a rapper. "I love them equally," she says.


How To Not Spoil Your Kids This Christmas

Saturday, December 09, 2017

Parents have the conflicting desires to give their kids everything they want but not leave them entitled and spoiled. Two experts gave us some advice about how to manage this balancing act.


Automation Could Displace 800 Million Workers Worldwide By 2030, Study Says

Thursday, November 30, 2017

But in the long term, new technology could create more jobs than it eliminates, a new report says. It says governments and businesses have to prioritize retraining workers for the new economy.


NBC News Fires Matt Lauer After Complaint Of 'Inappropriate Sexual Behavior'

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

"On Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Matt Lauer," NBC News Chairman Andrew Lack said in a statement.


Trump: GOP Leadership 'On Board' With Deal Over DACA

Thursday, September 14, 2017

After denying a deal earlier, Trump said he and Democratic leaders were "working on a plan" to protect DREAMers but later created confusion over whether his hoped-for border wall would be part of it.


Harvey Weakens Over Louisiana As Houston Copes With Record Rainfall

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The death tally left by the now-tropical depression rose Wednesday as recovery workers in Harris County were able to reach a white van that a rescued man had told them held several family members.


U.N. Approves New North Korea Sanctions Over Missile Tests

Sunday, August 06, 2017

The new sanctions will cut about $1 billion, or a third, of North Korea's export revenue. North Korea tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles last month, which could potentially reach the U.S.


Earthquake Shakes Central Oklahoma, One Of 7 In 28 Hours

Thursday, August 03, 2017

An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 4.2 hit Wednesday night. Earthquakes used to be rare in Oklahoma. Scientists say they're linked to the disposal of wastewater from fracking.


Thieves Take Neil Armstrong's Solid Gold Lunar Module Replica

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Police in Wapakoneta, Ohio, say the solid gold replica of the 1969 Apollo 11 Lunar Excursion Module was stolen from the Armstrong Air & Space Museum late Friday.


At Least 10 Dead, Dozens More Found In Tractor-Trailer In San Antonio

Sunday, July 23, 2017

A 60-year-old Florida man is in federal custody over a case of apparent human smuggling in Texas. San Antonio emergency personnel found 39 people in the back of a truck in a Walmart parking lot.


At Least 3 Killed, 12 Injured In High-Rise Fire In Honolulu

Saturday, July 15, 2017

More than 100 firefighters responded to the fire, which spread to three floors of the 36-story Honolulu apartment building. The building did not have a sprinkler system.


Justice Department Releases Sessions' Disclosure Form, A Day Late

Thursday, July 13, 2017

In response to a lawsuit, a judge had given the DOJ 30 days to disclose parts of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' security clearance form that dealt with contacts with foreign governments.


Protesters Surround KKK Gathering In Charlottesville

Sunday, July 09, 2017

A few dozen Ku Klux Klan members rallied to protest the removal of a Confederate statue in a park in Charlottesville, Va. But about 1,000 people showed up to oppose them.


Trump Says 'I Think It Was Russia' And 'Others Also' In Election Meddling

Thursday, July 06, 2017

President Trump declined to single out Russia when asked about U.S. election meddling. He instead criticized President Obama's reported response to learning about the election interference last year.


Trump Picks Republican Lawyer For FCC Commissioner Seat

Thursday, June 29, 2017

President Trump will name former telecom attorney and current FCC lawyer Brendan Carr to serve as a commissioner. He is expected to back Chairman Ajit Pai's efforts to undo net neutrality rules.


At Least 150 People Killed After Oil Truck Catches Fire In Pakistan

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Hundreds of people had gathered around to try to collect oil after an oil tanker truck overturned and began leaking. Someone lighting a cigarette may have sparked the fire.


At Least 10 Dead, More Than 90 Missing After Landslide In Southwest China

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Rescue crews have found 10 bodies, Chinese authorities said. But more than 90 people remain missing, and chances for survival are slim.


Heavy Rains And Flooding As Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall

Thursday, June 22, 2017

States on the Gulf Coast are being hit with severe weather and floods as Tropical Storm Cindy moved inland Thursday morning in Louisiana.


ISIS Destroys Historic Mosque In Mosul As Iraqi Forces Close In

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Iraq's military said ISIS destroyed the 12th century al-Nuri mosque in Mosul's Old City, where ISIS fighters remain. Iraq's prime minister called it "a formal declaration of their defeat."


Doctors Say Rep. Scalise's Condition Has Improved To 'Serious'

Sunday, June 18, 2017

The hospital treating the Republican congressman said he "continues to show signs of improvement. He is more responsive, and is speaking with his loved ones." Scalise was shot on Wednesday morning.