From the beginning of time, rulers have lusted after absolute power. These autocrats only shared power to the extent necessary to prevent a coup by their lieutenants. “Peasants” had no voice in how they were ruled unless they banded together to overthrow their ruler. To minimize the potentia…
When electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, burst on the scene commercially in the early 2000s, vaping was marketed as a safer alternative to smoking cigarettes, although it came with many of the same health warnings such as being highly addictive because of nicotine content.
In times of plenty, it can be easy to forget the times of scarcity. We’ve been fortunate in recent years to experience what seems to be an exponentially increasing red snapper population.
Ears of most politically attuned Texans still were listening to the just-released bombshell tape that had dogged him for months when House Speaker Dennis Bonnen weighed in with a statement via email.
Early voting for the Nov. 5 election begins Monday, and while there are no heated, partisan races among national- or state-level politicians, the sad truth is many people tend to ignore local elections.
A group of 17 stood in the sand outside of a green and white trailer at Stewart Beach. Their feet were so dark they had a greenish tint against the white sand because they worked with minimal sun protection. Walkie talkies were issued as they joked around and made plans for after work.
At first glance, observers might — and some have — dismissed the Port of Galveston’s effort to track its environmental effects as a feel-good, green-washing stunt, or, as one environmental group representative characterized it, “window dressing.”
I think William Merrell's suggestion to build a small section of hardened dunes on the West End to see how it survives during the next storm is a good idea — except it’s biased ("A&M professor pitches hardened dunes on West End," The Daily News, Oct. 6).
Have you seen the most recent episode of the Howdy Rudy Show? Within two minutes, Rudy Giuliani told Chris Cuomo of CNN that he didn't ask Ukranian officials to investigate the Bidens — and that he did ask them to investigate the Biden, and he's proud of it.
In response to the article ("Sounding alarm, groups hope to stop windstorm rate hikes," The Daily News, Oct. 11), the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association shouldn't approve a windstorm insurance rate hike for its coastal customers.
As a 43-year resident of our fine city, I've had the opportunity to serve in a number of elected and volunteer positions. In saying that, I feel I can state with some certainty the fairness and professional way our city handles our “dollars.” I'm stepping forward to urge each of you to vote …