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11 Nov
In the US, more than a dozen lawsuits have been filed and a criminal investigation has been opened after the disaster at the Astroworld festival last week. Eight people died and hundreds were injured at the concert stampede in Houston, Texas. The youngest of those killed was just 14 years old. The lawsuits say Travis Scott and surprise guest Drake incited the crowd and that concert producer Live Nation failed to provide adequate security.
30 Jul
Residents in the Houston area talk about their support for Simone Biles, after the US gymnast's withdrawal from the team final in Tokyo over mental health concerns.
13 Apr
Patrons at Truck Yard Houston mingle without masks a month after Texas, the second most populous state in the United States, lifted a maks mandate and no longer requires businesses to enforce Covid-19 restrictions. "It's great to be able to see people's faces," says Tom Williams, who is visiting Houston from Steilacoom, in Washington state. "You don't see them smile underneath their masks."
10 Jun 2020
We look at the chaos surrounding primary elections in the US state of Georgia on Tuesday, which many papers warn is a sign of what's to come in November's presidential election. Also, George Floyd has been laid to rest in Houston and a woman has successfully campaigned to change the Merriam-Webster's dictionary definition of racism.
10 Jun 2020
It was their last chance to say goodbye: thousands of Houston residents braved the sun and heat Monday to honor George Floyd at a public viewing full of pain and reflection. A long line of mourners, many from the city's Third Ward neighborhood where Floyd grew up, formed in the morning and grew over the course of the day outside the Fountain of Praise church in south Houston.
9 Jun 2020
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1 Jun 2020
People stand in the rain on Sunday as they mourn the death of George Floyd during a candlelight vigil at the Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church in Houston, Texas. Churchgoers decided to maintain silence for eight minutes and forty-six seconds - the time for which a Minneapolis police officer held his knee on Floyd's neck.
17 Nov 2019
World Series Champs: Washington wins baseball title in thrilling win over Houston
9 Sep 2017
Singer Janet Jackson visits survivors of Hurricane Harvey at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.
3 Sep 2017
Baseball returns to Houston as the Astros defeat the New York Mets and starting pitcher Matt Harvey in first game since hurricane.
3 Sep 2017
Firefighters in Houston, Texas struggled to extinguish a house set ablaze in a community flooded by Hurricane Harvey.
2 Sep 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump travels to Houston and Lake Charles, Louisiana on Saturday to meet victims of catastrophic storm Harvey, one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history that is presenting a test of his administration.

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