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- It's going to be a chilly night for Santa 39m
- Teen fatally shot in Houston apartment courtyard 11h
- Sony streaming 'The Interview' online for $5.99 7h
- McHale agrees to 3-year extension with Rockets 3h
- Josh Smith plans to sign with Rockets 6h
- Houstonians racing to finish last minute… 31m
- More than 15k enjoy Big Christmas Feast at GRB 1h
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- Multiple injuries reported in N. Houston crash 11h
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Track Santa's trip around the worldTrack Santa's trip around the worldNORAD is tracking Santa, and so are we!
- 10 hours, 33 minutes ago
Oregon man sells mattress that likely had cat insideOregon man sells mattress that likely had cat insideThe couple said it's likely the cat scurried out of the box spring when the mattress buyer took it off the car
- 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
Lab error at CDC may have caused Ebola exposureLab error at CDC may have caused Ebola exposureLab employees at CDC in Atlanta may have been exposed to the Ebola virus
- 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
Mother charged with drowning 6-year-old daughterMother charged with drowning 6-year-old daughterA St. Paul woman is charged with murder after police say she held her young daughter under water in a bathtub and drowned her.
- 3 hours, 23 minutes ago
Watch: This Santa pup takes a ride on a RoombaWatch: This Santa pup takes a ride on a RoombaThe dog spins around cleaning as the song "Dónde Está Santa Claus?" plays in the background
- 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
Dog whose owner wanted him to die with her gets reprieveDog whose owner wanted him to die with her gets reprieveGerman shepherd will not be euthanized after animal sanctuary steps up to take it.
- 5 hours, 43 minutes ago
Zombie nativity scene must come down, Ohio town votesZombie nativity scene must come down, Ohio town votesA suburban Cincinnati township ordered a man to kill off his large "Zombie Nativity" scene.
- 8 hours, 5 minutes ago
J.J. Watt, Barbara Bush surprise audience with Christmas readingJ.J. Watt, Barbara Bush surprise audience with Christmas readingAn unlikely pair made a surprise appearance before a performance of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular
- 7 hours, 2 minutes ago
Fake pandas at circus were really painted dogsFake pandas at circus were really painted dogsA pair of chow chow puppies dyed black and white looked enough like pandas to fool visitors to a traveling circus in Italy.
- 11 hours, 55 minutes ago
The most adorable critters of 2014The most adorable critters of 2014It was a year of irresistibly cute animals. We've compiled the best videos for you.
- 5 hours, 49 minutes ago
Case Keenum fills in nicely at QB for TexansCase Keenum fills in nicely at QB for TexansCoach Bill O'Brien said it's hard to be thrown into a locker room suddenly and be expected to be a leader
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- 3 hours, 2 minutes ago
Puppy cam captures burglar giving dogs treatsPuppy cam captures burglar giving dogs treatsAn Arizona woman got quite the surprise when she checked in on her puppy cam only to find a stranger in her home giving treats to her dogs. She called the cops and their entrance was caught on camera too.
- 8 hours, 27 minutes ago
Jeep tops 'Consumer Reports' list of worst car valuesJeep tops 'Consumer Reports' list of worst car valuesThe influential magazine names the worst values by category -- from small cars to SUVs.
- 6 hours, 53 minutes ago
Man arrested after chase through northwest HoustonMan arrested after chase through northwest HoustonPolice said a man with an outstanding warrant now faces felony evading charges.
- 10 hours, 57 minutes ago
Police release video of Mo. officer shooting of armed manPolice release video of Mo. officer shooting of armed manSurveillance video released by authorities show a confrontation that ended with an armed black man shot and killed by a white police officer
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- 10 hours, 16 minutes ago
Adam Sandler tops Forbes 'most overpaid' actors listAdam Sandler tops Forbes 'most overpaid' actors listAdam Sandler tops Forbes 'most overpaid' actors list for second year in a row.
- 8 hours, 20 minutes ago
Houston police pass out cash instead of ticketsHouston police pass out cash instead of ticketsAlthough his squad car doesn't look like Santa's sleigh, Parker had the chance to be a secret Santa.
- 21 hours, 30 minutes ago
Car struck by train after getting stuck on tracks in SW HoustonCar struck by train after getting stuck on tracks in SW HoustonIt happened overnight on S. Post Oak at S. Main.
- 11 hours, 31 minutes ago
Coast Guard rescues 3 missing people in Trinity BayCoast Guard rescues 3 missing people in Trinity BayA Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew located and rescued three people from a 16-foot boat in Trinity Bay
- 11 hours, 40 minutes ago
Again? Really? What if it's Bush-Clinton in 2016?Again? Really? What if it's Bush-Clinton in 2016?There are more than 300 million people in America, yet the same two families keep popping up when it comes to picking a president.
- 6 hours, 54 minutes ago
Man dies after crashing into tree in SW HoustonMan dies after crashing into tree in SW HoustonHouston police said a driver was killed when he crashed into a tree on the southwest side early Wednesday.
- 12 hours, 8 minutes ago
Surprise for Spring football player who suffered paralyzing injurySurprise for Spring football player who suffered paralyzing injuryGallery Furniture showed up at Korey McNeal's home Tuesday with a special new bed and brand new furniture.
- 1 day ago
Houston man donates kidney to brotherHouston man donates kidney to brother"I didn't really feel that bad, I didn't know I was that sick," said Scott Williams.
- 20 hours ago
Pharrell WIlliams. Smarter. Faster. More Colorful.Pharrell WIlliams. Smarter. Faster. More Colorful.Williams must have bought one in every color, wearing a brown hat at the Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 19 in Indio, Calif.
- 23 hours, 5 minutes ago
More than 30 cars burglarized in Friendswood subdivisionsMore than 30 cars burglarized in Friendswood subdivisionsPolice say the two men are creeping around and stealing anything in sight from unlocked cars.
- 20 hours, 1 minute ago
Google alerts FBI to man's alleged threats against copsGoogle alerts FBI to man's alleged threats against copsA Colorado Springs man faces federal charges for posting threats against police officers
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- 10 hours, 34 minutes ago
Walmart finally delivers to Houston womanWalmart finally delivers to Houston womanIn this "Watching Out For You" report, time is really of the essence.
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Photos: 1 killed in auto-tree crash in SW HoustonPhotos: 1 killed in auto-tree crash in SW HoustonHPD says a man was killed when he ran into a tree along Boone Rd in SW Houston.
- 12 hours, 12 minutes ago
Photos: Funeral service for former Houston Mayor Bob LanierPhotos: Funeral service for former Houston Mayor Bob LanierFormer Houston Mayor Bob Lanier was laid to rest at a funeral service at Tuesday in Houston. Lanier died Saturday of natural causes. He was 89.
- 1 day, 6 hours ago
Photos: Fatal wrong-way crash on I-10Photos: Fatal wrong-way crash on I-10Baytown police say a wrong-way driver hit and killed another driver on I-10 early Tuesday morning. The offending driver was taken to the hospital.
- 1 day, 11 hours ago
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This pooch is totally against the idea of getting into his kennel. For more fun videos go to JukinVideo.com.
Lucy the Beagle gets into a 325 degree oven to retrieve some chicken nuggets. For more fun videos go to JukinVideo.com.
Move over, Mozart! Asian small-clawed otter paws fly across the keyboard as part of their Zoo Enrichment.
USA TODAY'S Carly Mallenbaum interviews USA TODAY science contributor Traci Watson about the highs and lows in science over the past year.
USA TODAY's Gregg Zoroya spends time with U.S. soldiers in Liberia who are working to make a difference in a battle of a different kind as they work to fight Ebola.
Josh Brolin, one of the stars of the new movie 'Inherent Vice' sat down with USA TODAY to talk about some of his vices. Video shot by Todd Plitt.
Dryden Shirks is only 6 years old, but she is on a mission to help kids with cancer have a merry Christmas. Shirks knows a little something about spending time in a hospital...she battled leukemia for over 2 years.
The parents of a set of quadruplets born in September are calling their babies little miracles as they continue to get stronger every day.
Dozens of young immigrants in Arizona, who were brought to this country illegally by their parents, were granted driver's licenses Monday. This is after a federal judge ordered the state to stop denying them.
Community members and friends remember Tarpon Springs, Florida, police officer Charles "Charlie K" Kondek, who was killed in the line of duty Monday.