The UTMB School of Nursing held its commencement ceremony on Friday afternoon at the Moody Gardens Convention Center.
The UTMB School of Nursing held its commencement ceremony on Friday afternoon at the Moody Gardens Convention Center.
An article in the April 29 edition of League City/Kemah Connection should have stated that the city of Kemah would bury a time capsule near the current City Hall, at 1401 state Highway 146.
Dickinson freshman Koi Johnson made the first major splash Friday in what could be a decorated high school track and field career — if her debut performance on the big regional stage is any indication.
The storied history of boxing in Galveston County adds another chapter tonight when Savarese Promotions presents the When Worlds Collide event at the World’s Gym Arena in Texas City. In the main event, Dickinson native “Mean” Gene Hill battles “El Oso” Homero Fonseca for the vacant WBA International Heavyweight Championship.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg Medical Trial, at which 23 physicians, bioscientists and public health officials were prosecuted for medical crimes against humanity. The court also developed 10 basic principles of human subjects research that were subsequently labeled the Nuremberg Code.
More than 1,400 volunteers gathered one week ago, to collect trash along Galveston beaches as part of the annual Texas Adopt-a-Beach spring cleanup.
Illegal substances also can interfere with the development of appropriate coping skills, Rupp said. Another way substance abuse can be a problem for teenagers is that it can affect stress levels.
High schools nationwide are beginning to acknowledge that students are too stressed. Programs, including stress management seminars, longer lunch periods and homework caps, are a part of a growing initiative to keep students like Anna Lassmann from fasting until she can get through four more chapters of reading and a math assignment.
BEIJING (AP) — Lucas Bjerregaard of Denmark fired a 7-under-par 65 to join Felipe Aguilar of Chile atop the China Open leaderboard after the third round on Saturday.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton edged his Mercedes teammate and championship rival Nico Rosberg in the third practice for the Russian Grand Prix, taking first place by .068 seconds on Saturday.
HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by 11 this week to 420, again reaching an-time low amid depressed energy industry prices.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines apologized to a concert violinist after she was not permitted to board a plane with her antique violin.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court has blocked Houston from enforcing tougher clean-air laws over the hub of industrial pollution that makes it one of the smoggiest cities in the U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods is prepping for the launch of its hipster new grocery chain. But shoppers won't be able to get a tattoo with their cheese just yet.
IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) on Friday reported first-quarter earnings of $1.81 billion.
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — More than 30 miles of transmission lines and several electrical substations will be upgraded as part of eight infrastructure projects being planned by Xcel Energy.
DALLAS (AP) — Federal safety officials are reviewing operations at Allegiant Air two years ahead of schedule, spurred by incidents including an aborted takeoff and a plane that landed low on fuel.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Caterpillar Inc. says it will close five more factories — including an Oxford, Mississippi plant — as the Peoria, Illinois-based heavy equipment maker reacts to slowing demand for construction and mining equipment worldwide.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Texas man accused of helping a lottery computer manager in Iowa collect jackpots from rigged lottery games has given up an extradition fight to face charges in Iowa.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State University says an energy company CEO who graduated from the school is donating $13 million for scholarships and construction projects.
DALLAS (AP) — No one should blame consumers for being perplexed by airfares — even the airlines themselves can seem confused at times.
DETROIT (AP) — The new home of the Detroit Red Wings will be Little Caesars Arena.
HOUSTON (AP) — ConocoPhillips moved to a loss in its first quarter as it dealt with impairment charges and a pension settlement expense. Its adjusted results beat Wall Street's view.
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — American Indians and others who oppose a proposed oil pipeline from North Dakota to Illinois are taking part in a 500-mile spiritual relay.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Philadelphia third baseman Maikel Franco has agreed to sell 10 percent of his future earnings for $4.35 million to a company called Fantex, which plans to sell securities to investors.
PLANO, Texas (AP) — Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. first-quarter profit rose 16 percent on a mix of slightly higher prices and an uptick in demand for some of its soft drinks and other beverages.
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after losing its cherished AAA credit rating partly due to billions paid to shareholders, Exxon Mobil is raising its dividend again.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz has tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina to serve as his running mate.
DALLAS (AP) — AT&T Inc. on Tuesday posted better-than-expected results for its first quarter, lifted by the acquisition of DirecTV.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Pilgrim's Pride has ordered a massive recall of cooked chicken products after consumers and federal meat inspectors found contamination by such foreign material as wood, plastic, rubber and metal.
NEW YORK (AP) — Low oil prices have helped cost Exxon its pristine "AAA" credit rating from Standard & Poor's, a label it held for over six decades.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — An energy company has agreed to slightly move a planned South Texas natural gas facility to accommodate endangered ocelots.
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Houston-based Union Tank Car Co. plans to lay off about 224 workers at its Louisiana plant beginning in late June as a result of a drop in demand for railcars.
MOBRIDGE, S.D. (AP) — Members of the Standing Rock Sioux plan to meet with a federal official later this week to express their concerns over a planned oil pipeline.
HOUSTON (AP) — A former financial employee of Southwestern Energy Co. faces up to 80 years in prison for embezzling more than $450,000 from the oil and gas company.
HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Chevron Corp. plans to move from massive, billion-dollar oil and gas projects to the Permian Basin in West Texas and eastern New Mexico.
EAGLE, Idaho (AP) — Kobe Bryant's recent mention of the Great Big Idaho Potato Truck might have helped save the traveling advertisement from a premature retirement, according to the head of a state agency that promotes Idaho potatoes.
WACO, Texas (AP) — The burn-related death of a Central Texas utility worker while on duty has been classified as a murder.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When Ted Cruz kicked off his White House bid at Liberty University, he told the crowd "y'all can probably relate" to the $100,000-plus in student loan debt he ran up in college and paid off only a few years ago. Since then he's appealed for support from college seniors who are piled with student loans and scared about the prospects for getting out of debt.
HOUSTON (AP) — Halliburton Co. said Friday that it cut more than 6,000 jobs in the first quarter, continuing a purge at the oilfield-services company that has reduced its workforce by one-third since late 2014.
HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by nine this week to 431, again reaching an-time low amid depressed energy industry prices.
PHOENIX (AP) — Brian Mueller zips across Grand Canyon's campus in a golf cart, waving to students who greet the university's president by his first name.
HOUSTON (AP) — Schlumberger NV trimmed its workforce by about 2,000 to 2,500 people in the first quarter as the company's profit slumped 49 percent amid the continuing slump in oil and gas drilling.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) on Friday reported first-quarter net income of $700 million.
BOSTON (AP) — Gamers from far and wide are flooding into Boston for one of the world's premier gaming festivals this weekend.
Schlumberger NV shares slid lower in after-hours trading Thursday after the company posted worse-than-expected results, hurt by the massive drop in energy prices.
DALLAS (AP) — Shares of United Airlines' parent dropped sharply on Thursday after the company reported lower first-quarter profit and gave a disappointing outlook for the second quarter.
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $511 million.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An environmental group is suing the Interior Department for the "fast track" permitting of potentially dangerous oil and natural gas wells in offshore waters.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An insurance industry group says a hailstorm that struck the San Antonio area last week proved to be the costliest in Texas history.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL draftee, slammed a Missouri measure that would shield some businesses that deny services for same-sex weddings, telling fellow opponents Wednesday that it is "the opposite of respect and it is the opposite of equality."
An annual report examining diversity in Major League Baseball says teams could do a better job hiring minority candidates for managing and GM posts or women for VP and other administrative positions.
HOUMA, La. (AP) — A Texas company with a facility in Louisiana may lay off 227 workers in early June if it fails to win bids on upcoming projects.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal safety official says in the past month, three landscape company employees have died in Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas because their riding mowers or tractors overturned into water or a stream bed.
NEW YORK (AP) — A small chocolate milk company wanted publicity touting the purported ability of its drink to help high school athletes recover from concussions to coincide with the Will Smith movie "Concussion," according to emails obtained by The Associated Press.
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's is testing versions of its Big Mac as the world's biggest hamburger chain pushes to revive its business.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tired of layoffs and losses resulting from depressed energy prices, royalty owners and drillers in the nation's most prolific oil-producing area are embarking on a grass-roots campaign aimed at salvaging a major sector of the U.S. economy.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bought a ceiling fan but just don't know how to install it?
TOWANDA, Pa. (AP) — Jami Patel spends long hours behind the front desk of a nearly empty motel, desperate for someone, anyone, to check in. Hardly anyone ever does, not since the once-booming natural gas industry pulled up stakes amid a prolonged, severe slump in energy prices.
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — GameStop is diving into the video game publishing business.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One of the oil companies most active in drilling wells in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale formation in Mississippi and Louisiana has sought bankruptcy protection.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The third time was the charm for Gov. Bill Walker's attempts to fill seats on Alaska's Board of Fisheries.
DALLAS (AP) — Norwegian Air Shuttle has won preliminary approval to expand flying between the United States and Europe using an Irish subsidiary.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Employers added more jobs in three-quarters of U.S. states in March, led by big gains in Maryland, Ohio and New Jersey. Just 12 states shed jobs, while there was no change in South Dakota.
HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by three this week to 440, again reaching an-time low amid depressed energy industry prices.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA will begin selling jersey sponsorships in 2017-18, becoming the first major North American sport to put partners' logos on players' uniforms.
EUNICE, N.M. (AP) — A southeastern New Mexico city is cutting salaries for elected officials thanks to a downturn in oil prices.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials will keep studying the potential effects of a major coal mine near the Wyoming border, despite a bankruptcy filing by its sponsor Arch Coal and its suspension of the project that could produce 20 million tons of coal a year, a state official said Thursday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Chemical Safety Board says drilling companies in U.S. waters should be required to work more closely with rig workers and regulators, as they do in Norway and the United Kingdom, to reduce the risk of accidents.
DALLAS (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. is squaring off against government investigators who believe the energy giant covered up knowledge of how fossil fuels contribute to climate change.