Get the newsLog In or Subscribe to skip
- Rain, drop in the temps expected this weekend 4h
- Officer, wife beaten after hit-and-run incident 4h
- Driver arrested after hitting woman, home 3h
- President George H.W. Bush in "great spirits" 13h
- Man found dead in SW Houston nightclub 3h
- TV star encourages kids at Shriners Hospital 17h
- 5 things you need to know Friday 4h
- Xbox up, but PlayStation still down after attacks 4h
- In a sea of blue, NYC cops honor slain officer 59m
Weather in the Area
Updated 10 a.m. CST
Cop surprises teen with tickets - but not the bad kindCop surprises teen with tickets - but not the bad kindA Wisconsin dad said he wanted to surprise his daughter, who has been battling an illness
- 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
Video game networks still spotty after Kim Dotcom offerVideo game networks still spotty after Kim Dotcom offerKim Dotcom offered lifetime vouchers for his MegaPrivacy website.
- 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
Wis. man's Christmas tree still up after four decadesWis. man's Christmas tree still up after four decadesFather, 89, planned to take down tree when all six sons could be home again together.
- 15 hours, 58 minutes ago
The best (new and free) apps of 2014The best (new and free) apps of 2014Marc Saltzman offers up essential downloads for your favorite smartphone, tablet.
- 1 day, 12 hours ago
Christmas Eve crooks hold man a gunpointChristmas Eve crooks hold man a gunpointIn an especially brazen crime, one victim was pulled from his car and robbed at gunpoint
- 13 hours, 47 minutes ago
Woman switches seats on plane, spends 3 days in jailWoman switches seats on plane, spends 3 days in jailPolice arrested Jean Mamakos for trespassing after she refused to leave the plane.
- 3 hours, 37 minutes ago
Study: E-cigarettes damage healthy cellsStudy: E-cigarettes damage healthy cellsMore than 40 million Americans have used e-cigarettes, but a new study shows the liquid inside damages healthy cells and increases your risk of respiratory infections.
- 3 hours, 26 minutes ago
Grinch strikes family days before ChristmasGrinch strikes family days before ChristmasOrnaments were everywhere and furniture had been overturned
- 17 hours, 24 minutes ago
Your car's hidden 'black box' and how to keep it privateYour car's hidden 'black box' and how to keep it privateKnow what's recorded, and who has access to that information.
- 6 hours, 41 minutes ago
Test Drive's five favorite vehicles in 2014Test Drive's five favorite vehicles in 2014Eco gets sexy and fun, with three-cylinder engines, zippy diesels and lighter vehicles.
- 4 hours, 58 minutes ago
Houston's Secret Santa spreads holiday cheerHouston's Secret Santa spreads holiday cheerRandy Hartley is always looking to help spread comfort and joy
- 13 hours, 44 minutes ago
Fans sell out 'The Interview' on ChristmasFans sell out 'The Interview' on ChristmasMovie-goers say they were looking forward to this movie for a long time
- 17 hours, 38 minutes ago
Groom surprises bride-to-be with flash mob weddingGroom surprises bride-to-be with flash mob weddingIt's a viral video with a whole lot of heart: a YouTube clip of a recent wedding that left the bride completely stunned
- 16 hours ago
Dad gets new heart, survives for son's 1st ChristmasDad gets new heart, survives for son's 1st ChristmasA tough cold led to a nearly deadly illness for Georgia father-to-be.
- 20 hours, 2 minutes ago
5 things you didn't know you could do with your smartphone5 things you didn't know you could do with your smartphoneThere's more to a smartphone than just text, e-mail, surfing and making calls.
- Talking Tech
- 1 day, 6 hours ago
Couple watches as home is destroyed by fireCouple watches as home is destroyed by fireThe couple only had to time to grab a few things and barely made it out in time
- 15 hours, 46 minutes ago
Volunteer serves in honor of sister's memoryVolunteer serves in honor of sister's memoryCharles Graham creates a feast every Christmas for the Midtown Salvation Army Christmas party
- 19 hours, 24 minutes ago
Man cuts through wall to take laundromat cashMan cuts through wall to take laundromat cashSurveillance video caught this thief in the act in a west Houston laundromat.
- 13 hours, 48 minutes ago
How to easily return presentsHow to easily return presentsStores are trying to make returns more hassle free, just like online retailers.
- 1 day, 4 hours ago
Professor wants to send 'pee power' to MarsProfessor wants to send 'pee power' to MarsA box created for the Mars One competition would convert 20 milliliters of urine carried from Earth into at least 16 milliliters of clean water
- 15 hours, 52 minutes ago
Driver in deadly crash had BAC three times legal limitDriver in deadly crash had BAC three times legal limitJustin Edward Davis has been charged with intoxication manslaughter
- 17 hours, 36 minutes ago
2014 was a wild and wacky year in movies2014 was a wild and wacky year in moviesUSA TODAY's movie staff recalls 2014's triumphs and troubles.
- 21 hours, 50 minutes ago
Josh Smith signing, McHale extension show the Rockets are all inJosh Smith signing, McHale extension show the Rockets are all inReports on Christmas Eve Wednesday paint a picture of a Houston Rockets organization that believes it has finally reached the championship-caliber foundation it's been searching for since injuries ripped apart the Yao Ming-Tracy McGrady era.
- Houston Rockets
- 1 day, 1 hour ago
10-year-old brings color to inmates' graves10-year-old brings color to inmates' gravesIn her spare time, Jeweleen Reiter likes to go to cemeteries and decorate graves of inmates.
- Nation Now
- 22 hours, 24 minutes ago
Holiday gift gave flight to 'To Kill a Mockingbird'Holiday gift gave flight to 'To Kill a Mockingbird'If it hadn't been for a New York City couple, the world might never have seen "To Kill a Mockingbird."
- 1 day, 5 hours ago
Report: Lynch fined by NFL for touchdown crotch grabReport: Lynch fined by NFL for touchdown crotch grabSeattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined $11,050 by the NFL.
- 21 hours, 48 minutes ago
Homeowner shoots, kills suspect during home invasion in SW HoustonHomeowner shoots, kills suspect during home invasion in SW HoustonOne man is dead after a suspect was shot and killed during an attempted home invasion late Wednesday in southwest Houston, police said.
- 1 day, 3 hours ago
Updated 10 a.m. CST
Photos: The Royal Family attends church on Christmas DayPhotos: The Royal Family attends church on Christmas DayKING'S LYNN, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 25: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leaves the Christmas Day Service at Sandringham Church on December 25, 2014 in King's Lynn, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
- 1 day, 1 hour ago
Bags of cards fulfill boy's Christmas wishBags of cards fulfill boy's Christmas wishDuring the holidays, sometimes it's the simple things that make us smile again despite all our hardships.
- Dallas County
- 1 day, 22 hours ago
Photos: Jackson leads Rice to Hawaii Bowl winPhotos: Jackson leads Rice to Hawaii Bowl winDec 24, 2014; Honolulu, HI, USA; A Rice cheerleader is seen during the Hawaii Bowl against Fresno State at Aloha Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Marco Garcia-USA TODAY Sports
- 1 day, 2 hours ago
In Your Area
A special choir made up of 22 children arrived in Atlanta to kick off their tour across the country to raise money for food for fellow orphans in Uganda. The money raised by their songs provides 5 million meals a year.
After plans for a wedding seemed to be going nowhere, a groom took matters into his own hands and planned a surprise flash mob wedding for his bride-to-be.
For 40 years, a slim spruce covered in tinsel and dusty Christmas decorations has stayed parked in a Wisconsin man's living room. He's waiting for all six of his sons to return home to be together at Christmas.
Moviegoers celebrate the release of 'The Interview.' Sony originally pulled the movie after hackers threatened violence against theaters showing the film on Christmas Day.
A second night of protests took place in Berkeley, Missouri, after a police officer shot and killed an armed teen.
A statement from the Centers for Disease Control says a worker may have been exposed to Ebola.
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.