| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:26 PM
HOUSTON — The FBI is still searching for a suspect in connection with the armed robbery of an armored van that involved gunfire at the University of Houston early Friday.
The robbery of a Loomis armored car carrying two guards occurred in front...
| Sep 9, 2012
Attica Locke's latest thriller, "The Cutting Season," explores a murder mystery and the tangled history of a Louisiana plantation-turned-event venue, managed by a descendant of its slave population. The book, which hits bookstores Sept. 18, follows her...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Hoping to take advantage of new technologies to expand online education, 10 additional public universities and state college systems around the country are affiliating with Coursera, one of the leading providers of online education.
But the schools&...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Nathan Rabin is the head writer for The A.V. Club. His books include “The Big Rewind” and “My Year of Flops.” He also collaborated on “Weird Al: The Book.” He has written for the Wall Street Journal,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:59 PM
If you thought the biggest crime at the University of Houston is its football season, well, yes, you are right.
But there’s also some dangerous criminal activity going on.
The big campus has been hit with three, count them, three armed robberies...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Swift justice for a University of Houston student who was robbed at gunpoint last week in a campus parking lot.
Campus police say they have arrested two men for the September 19th armed robbery.
Police say Ricardo Jamel Tangarife, AKA 'Pretty Rickey',...
| Jul 21, 2012
Why is it that we crave chocolate chip cookies rather than chard? Or bread instead of broccoli? Take heart: It's biological.
"Our attraction to sweets — and salt, carbohydrates and fat — is hard-wired from the Stone Age," says Dr. David Katz,...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 3:05 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The next time you stay in a hotel, you might want to bring some extra hand-sanitizer.
A study on contamination levels in hotel rooms led by the University of Houston, presented on Sunday at the American Society of Microbiology,...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 9:52 AM
James Franco, the actor-writer-producer-graduate student, has signed a publishing deal with Amazon's fledgling publishing house, the Observer reports.
It will be Franco's first novel, tentatively titled "Actors Anonymous," and said to be loosely based on...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 4:32 PM
One of the first and most arresting images in Debra Tolchinsky’s documentary “Fast Talk” is of a young man literally foaming at the mouth — trying so hard to say so many words in so little time that he can’t......
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Lagos, Nigeria -- The search for bodies of those killed in a plane crash in Nigeria's major city of Lagos has ended, authorities said Wednesday.
So far, 153 bodies have been recovered along with parts of other bodies, said Yushau Shuaib, spokesman for...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Ever spent a day without hearing a sound? Many Americans do and a determined group of students from University of Houston has created a device called 'my voice'.
Hoping to make it available within a year, it will read American Sign Language and will...