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Houston: Largest city in Texas
Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth-most populous city in the United States, most populous city in the Southern United States, as well as the sixth-most populous in North America, with an estimated population of 2,320,268 in 2019. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth-most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States. Houston is the southeast anchor of the greater megaregion known as the Texas Triangle.

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More than 60 people sickened by 'chemical incident' at Texas water park [Video]

More than 60 people sickened by 'chemical incident' at Texas water park

Around 65 people were sickened at a Houston-area water park in what officials called a “chemical incident.” CNN affiliate KPRC’s Bill Barajas has details.

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Gunman opens fire on couple at Downtown Aquarium in Houston [Video]

Gunman opens fire on couple at Downtown Aquarium in Houston

A man open fired at a couple, killing the man and injuring the woman, at the Downtown Aquarium in Houston. Houston Police Executive Chief Matt Slinkard speaks on the case.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 01:40Published
U.S. exceeds 600,000 COVID-19 deaths [Video]

U.S. exceeds 600,000 COVID-19 deaths

The United States passed 600,000 COVID-19 deaths on Monday, a painful reminder that death, sickness and grief still persist, as the country begins to return to something resembling pre-pandemic..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:46Published
Nurses protest over vaccination requirement [Video]

Nurses protest over vaccination requirement

A Houston hospital is sued after demanding all staff be vaccinated, as debate grows over vaccination requirements for workers, customers, and travelers.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 02:00Published
Texas Democrats block vote on election bill [Video]

Texas Democrats block vote on election bill

State Democratic lawmakers walked out of a legislative session late Sunday night, spelling the end - for now - of an election reform bill critics say would suppress minority voting. This report..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:53Published

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Travis Scott Helps Feed 50,000 Houston Residents Amid Winter Struggles

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