When President Joe Biden convenes world leaders in a virtual summit on climate change, his credibility may hinge on his actions on international climate aid and finance to aid poor countries.
Bolstered with new momentum, Congress is ready to try again to change the nation’s policing laws, heeding President Joe Biden’s admonition that the guilty verdict in George Floyd’s death is “not enough” for a nation confronting a legacy of police violence.
The European Union has reached a tentative climate deal to put the 27-nation bloc on a path to being “climate neutral” by 2050, with member states and parliament agreeing on binding targets for carbon emissions on the eve of a virtual summit hosted by President Joe Biden.
"We always planned on, but we didn't know when, moving vaccinations back to clinics and doctors’ offices and pharmacies, where they can handle it. This is a very good thing." — Galveston County Judge Mark Henry
Science has long been clear that our changing climate will lead to more flooding and hotter summer temperatures. But will climate change also mean less expected extreme weather, including sudden hard freezes in places like Texas, with increasing frequency?
Hundreds of thousands of hospitality workers lost their jobs during the pandemic. Now, service workers are the focus of some major vaccination pushes.
Vaccines are becoming more available in Galveston County, while demand is starting to decrease at the central vaccine hub at Walter Hall Park in League City.
Researchers have published a study that found evidence of human pollution from the 2017 hurricane in sea sponges that inhabit the Flower Garden Banks, a coral reef marine sanctuary.
Thousands of Johnson & Johnson vaccines were supposed to be bound for the county Tuesday, but warnings about a very rare, possibly deadly side effect stopped the shipment.
A teenager from Hitchcock was shot multiple times near Jack Brooks Park on Tuesday morning, police said. No arrests have been made.
Animal shows and other contests will begin this week in this year's attendance-limited county fair.