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Prosecutors: Texas man stole $1.6M in COVID-19 relief money

HOUSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Houston man bilked the government out of $1.6 million in COVID-19 business relief funding and...

US ratchets up China tensions, closing Houston consulate

By KEN MORITSUGU and MATTHEW LEE Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The United States ordered China to close its consulate in Houston, escalating...

Facing budget shortfalls, nearly 100 Texas mayors plead with Congress for coronavirus relief funding

                    By Reese Oxner and Juan Pablo Garnham                     July 21, 2020

Texas passes 4,000 deaths, but Houston sees rates steady

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated PressAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas surpassed 4,000 deaths in the coronavirus pandemic Monday but officials in Houston,...

Stirring in the oil patch, Chevron buys Noble for $5 billion

The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Chevron will take over Noble Energy for $5 billion in the first big deal announced...

Military medics deploy in California, Texas as virus surges

By FREIDA FRISARO and DAVID CRARY Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Teams of military medics were deployed...

Veteran multifamily team joins Marcus & Millichap in Houston

Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a commercial real estate brokerage firm specializing in investment sales, financing, research and...

Texas Supreme Court denies Texas GOP’s appeal to hold in-person convention this week in Houston

By Cassandra Pollock The Texas Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by the Republican Party of Texas seeking to...

Houston scraps Texas GOP’s in-person convention due to virus

By NOMAAN MERCHANT and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Houston officials on Wednesday canceled the Texas...

NBA teams on the cusp of having real practices again

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer Practice facilities in the NBA have been open for...

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How it happened: Inside Biden’s search for a running mate

By JULIE PACE, DAVID EGGERT and KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Gretchen Whitmer wanted out.The Michigan governor had caught the interest...

What to Know: Budget time, COVID housing and ‘If I Had a Hammer’

Trini Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of “Lemon Tree” and “If I Had a Hammer” in...

Fort Worth Council approves contract for COVID housing

The Fort Worth City Council approved a $9.3 million proposal to turn unused hotel space into permanent supportive housing for people impacted...

Court upholds murder sentence of ex-cop who shot Black teen

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas appeals court has upheld the murder conviction and 15-year sentence of a white ex-police officer who fatally...