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Houston woman charged after allegedly isolating Covid-positive son in car trunk
Authorities say 13-year-old son of Sarah Beam, a teacher, was found in her car’s trunk at a testing site in the Texas city

Edward Helmore and agencies

08, Jan, 2022 @3:17 PM

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Astroworld: deaths of 10 people at Houston concert ruled accidental
Medical examiner findings that victims died from ‘compression asphyxia’ could affect the criminal investigation into the tragedy

Guardian staff and agencies

16, Dec, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Travis Scott denies knowing fans were hurt in first interview since Astroworld
The singer says noise and pyrotechnics made it impossible to see the crush developing in the crowd

Andrew Lawrence

09, Dec, 2021 @5:21 PM

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Houston doctor suspended from hospital for spreading Covid misinformation
Houston Methodist hospital said the doctor’s tweets promoting ivermectin as a treatment were ‘harmful to the community’

Gloria Oladipo

15, Nov, 2021 @5:28 PM

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Astroworld disaster fuels wave of satanic conspiracy theories on TikTok
Claims highlight how ‘digital natives’ are susceptible to viral misinformation despite their savvy reputation, experts say

Kari Paul

09, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Drake makes Astroworld statement: ‘My heart is broken’
Canadian rapper appeared during Travis Scott set that resulted in crush that killed eight and injured more, including nine-year-old boy now in induced coma

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

09, Nov, 2021 @9:47 AM

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Astroworld: Travis Scott and Drake sued over deadly Texas concert crush
Lawsuits brought by some of those injured as authorities release the names of those who died

Guardian staff and agencies

09, Nov, 2021 @1:55 AM

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Astroworld: questions over why Travis Scott played on as crush developed
Two investigations launched after eight people killed at event in Houston on Friday night

Ed Pilkington, Alexandra Villarreal and Tom Ambrose

07, Nov, 2021 @10:36 PM

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The case for big-time college sports helping academics remains weak
The University of Houston is hoping an extra boost to its teams will increase the school’s standing. But athletics can lead to even more debt

Tom Dart in Houston

28, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘I’m trying to be something’: the migrant kids struggling to make a new life in the US
Houston has become the top destination in the country for unaccompanied migrant children in search of safety, opportunity and family

Alexandra Villarreal in Houston

08, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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How America’s treeless streets are fueling inequality
Rich Houston teems with greenery and public parks. But unfair zoning laws mean its poorer communities of color bake in the hot sun

Erum Salam and Aliya Uteuova

28, Jun, 2021 @1:01 PM

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Texas police fail to earn stripes as tiger which terrorised suburb goes missing
Ownership of Tiger named India that briefly roamed streets near Houston disputed but man, 26, charged with evading arrest

Victoria Bekiempis and agencies

15, May, 2021 @1:47 PM

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