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Miami and New Orleans face greater sea-level threat than already feared
Twin studies reveal that ‘acceleration’ of sea-level rise under way, leaving southern US cities in even greater peril

Richard Luscombe

10, Apr, 2023 @2:46 PM

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Major US railroad merger could bring more tar sands to south-east Texas
$27bn deal would create first direct route from Canadian mines to Gulf coast, while another would ship controversial oil from Utah

Amal Ahmed for Floodlight and Katie Watkins for Houston Public Media

13, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Nearly 700 frozen bats nursed back to health after surviving chilly weather
In all, 1,544 bats were rescued around Houston, Texas, many having suffered ‘hypothermic shock’

Victoria Bekiempis

29, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘As welcoming as the shadow under a tree’: the new home for the man who built Houston
The endowment founded by developer Jesse Jones – who did much to shape the modern Texas city – has a bold, innovative new HQ based on that classic southern space – the porch

Oliver Wainwright

05, Dec, 2022 @10:43 AM

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Suspect arrested in killing of rapper Takeoff, say Houston police
Authorities announce that member of Migos, who was shot at a bowling alley last month, was ‘an innocent bystander’

Martin Pengelly and agencies

02, Dec, 2022 @10:17 PM

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Houston places 2.2m people under boil water notice after plant power outage
Residents in largest city in Texas express anger at alert which came hours after power outage at purification facility on Sunday night

Erum Salam

28, Nov, 2022 @5:02 PM

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The big picture: preserving neighbourhood moments in Houston, Texas
Magnum photographer Colby Deal works among the African American communities he grew up in, reflecting their beauty back to them​ as gentrification pushes them out​

Tim Adams

10, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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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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