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1 year 6 months ago

Ex-President George H.W. Bush leaves the hospital

HOUSTON (AP) - Former President George H.W. Bush was released from a Houston hospital and went home Monday after spending nearly two months being treated for a bronchitis-related cough and other health issues, a family spokesman said. Bush, 88, the nation's oldest living former president, was admitted to Methodist Hospital...

1 year 6 months ago

Former President Bush still hospitalized

HOUSTON (AP) - Doctors say former President George H.W. Bush needs to "build up his energy" before he can be released from a Houston hospital. Methodist Hospital spokesman George Kovacik said in an email statement Sunday that doctors are still optimistic that the 88-year-old Bush will make a full recovery....

2 years 1 month ago

3 killed in shooting in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - City police say three people have been killed and two are wounded after a shooting outside a strip club in southwest Houston. Police spokesman Victor Senties had no details about what sparked the shooting soon after 3 a.m. outside the Scores Cabaret strip club. Senties says two...

2 years 1 month ago

Be flexible for best airfares

NEW YORK (AP) -- To snag the best airfares, travelers need to be adventurous and willing to pick up at a moment's notice. OK, now let's be realistic. Most people making summer travel plans need just that: plans. They get a week off, maybe two, and aren't going to...

2 years 7 months ago

Weekly US oil and gas rig count drops by 1

HOUSTON (AP) - The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by one this week to 2,000. Houston-based drilling product provider Baker Hughes Inc. reported Wednesday 1,130 rigs were exploring for oil and 865 for natural gas. Five were listed as miscellaneous....

2 years 8 months ago

Big East set to invite Air Force football

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A person familiar with the decision says the Big East will invite Air Force, Boise State, and Navy for football only and SMU, Houston and Central Florida for all sports. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the conference was not ready...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Helmut Newton exhibit set to open

HOUSTON (AP) - An exhibit of works by fashion photographer Helmut Newton is set to open this weekend in Houston. The exhibit opening Sunday at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston includes all of the photographs from his first three books. More than 200 photographs from the books will...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Summer snow at the summit

It's the kind of weather you'd expect to see in December, not June. At least 4 inches of snow fell on the summit of Pikes Peak Monday morning. There was enough ice and snow on the Pikes Peak Highway that rangers closed the road halfway up. The Eldred family,...

4 years 1 week ago

Feds pull off huge Medicare fraud bust

Federal authorities are conducting the largest Medicare fraud bust ever, with raids in five states leading to the arrests of dozens of suspects. Several doctors and nurses were among those authorities hoped to arrest Friday in Miami, New York City, Detroit, Houston and Baton Rouge, La. Authorities said 36...

4 years 3 months ago

Barbara Bush released from Houston hospital

Former first lady Barbara Bush has been released from a Houston hospital, where she underwent tests after being admitted last weekend. Methodist Hospital said in a statement announcing the Wednesday release that Bush might have had a mild relapse of Graves disease, a thyroid condition for which she was...

4 years 4 months ago

18 injured in transit crash in Houston

Officials say a collision between a transit bus and light-rail train in downtown Houston has sent 18 people to the hospital. The Metropolitan Transit Authority, which runs Houston's bus and light-rail system, says none of the injuries are reported to be life threatening. Police say the accident happened about...

4 years 7 months ago

Houston wakes up to earliest snowfall ever

Startling residents and weather experts, the Texas city set a record Friday for the earliest snowfall ever, prompting a winter storm warning for the state's southeast region. The Houston area expected up to an additional 2 inches of snow Friday evening as a powerful surge delivered cold air down...

4 years 10 months ago

Texas governor sends Rangers to Mexico border

Special teams of Texas Rangers will be deployed to the Texas-Mexico border to deal with increasing violence because the federal government has failed to address growing problems there, Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday. "It is an expansive effort with the Rangers playing a more high-profile role than they've ever...

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