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Only 10 percent of all retail purchases are made online. That, however, doesn’t mean that brick-and-mortar stores can’t do more to insulate themselves..
It surprises most millennials to learn that only about 10 percent of all retail purchases are actually made online. Each semester, when I ask hundreds..
PALM BEACH, Fla. — This Thanksgiving, President Trump doesn’t seem to be thankful for very much — and seems frustrated that Americans aren’t expressin..
It’s one of the most intense 20th-century storms you may have never heard of. And it consistently makes it to meteorologists’ top 10 lists of all-time..
NEW YORK (AP) — David Cassidy could sell the heck out of uncertainty. "I Think I Love You," the smash hit that in 1970 launched the Partridge Family m..
This season Hurricane Harvey slammed Houston and surrounding southeastern Texas with torrential rains that broke records and created what felt to many..
In its 41-year-old history as the White House hub of innovation, the Office of Science and Technology Policy has never gone this long without a leader..
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — John Stockton and Tim Duncan made their names in college, polished their legacies in the NBA, and retired with resumes that ma..
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday’s National Hockey League games: Nov 18, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Islanders center John Tavares (91..
Scientists monitoring the Earth's climate and environment have delivered a cascade of grim news this year, adding a sense of urgency to UN talks on ho..
The thin veneer of Earth's surface that stretches from the top of the forest canopy to the base of bedrock is known as the "critical zone." It's where..
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) changed his talking point on taxes after an inquiry from the Fact Checker. His original point was still misleading..
Who delivers Amazon orders? Increasingly, it’s plainclothes contractors with few labor protections, driving their own cars, competing for shifts on th..
THE LIGHTBULB Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chair Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) speaks during a hearing on hurricane recovery on Nov. 14. (AP P..
  House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) changed his talking point on taxes after an inquiry from the Fact Checker. His original point was still misleadi..
President Trump holds an example of what a new tax form may look like during a meeting on tax policy, Nov. 2, in Washington. (Evan Vucci/Associated Pr..
While President Trump was on an extended trip through Asia, Republicans on Capitol Hill were pushing forward on his top legislative priority: overhaul..
DACA supporter, Lauren Gonzales, protests the Trump administrations termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Los Angeles, Ca..
NASA scientists have captured close-up images of a behemoth iceberg that in July detached from one of the largest floating ice shelves in Antarctica. ..
The chances of a hurricane flooding parts of Texas, like Harvey did, have soared sixfold in just 25 years because of global warming and will likely tr..
Some venues just mean more. The Hollywood Bowl. Madison Square Garden. The Sydney Opera House. On this shortlist, Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium is cert..
This was one of the worst hurricane seasons on record. We’ve seen six major hurricanes, Category 3 or stronger. Three of those made landfall with disa..
It was an early afternoon in late July, and Paula White was holding court before an audience of about 25 Southern Baptist ministers in an ornate diplo..
FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise..
So much for the storm of the century. A new study suggests that massive hurricanes like Harvey are expected to strike Houston and Texas with much grea..
Rescue boats fill a flooded street at flood victims are evacuated as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston. (A..
Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey swears in several officers at the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in Titusville, Fla. Ivey is one of many sheriffs a..
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria has set off an anguished debate across Puerto Rico, where friends, family and co-..
Padre Island National Seashore received minimal damage after Hurricane Harvey, spokesman Patrick Gamman said, but colorful, rare seashells and crabs h..
The disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria has set off an anguished debate across Puerto Rico, where friends, family and co-workers are arguing fiercely ..
With President Donald Trump in the midst of his tour of Asia, Vice President Mike Pence stepped into the role of consoler-in-chief on Wednesday with a..
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday visited schools in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands where Hurricanes Maria and Irma battered schoo..
President Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Homeland Security cruised through her Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday, easily fielding quest..
As the summer came to a close, it seemed like the main storylines of the 2017-18 college basketball season were pretty easy to peg. Will Sean Miller f..
One warm evening this fall a pair of U.S. Army UH-60M Blackhawk helicopters cruised low over New York City’s Staten Island, providing security for the..
A man carries two boxes of food as victims of Hurricane Maria line up to receive supplies on Oct. 18 in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico. (Thais Llorca/Europe..
President Donald Trump wants to look like a caring comforter-in-chief on Twitter, but his own ego can get in the way. His online compassion can be sho..
Leslie to step down next fall After a controversial 11 years of leading Alamo Colleges, Chancellor Bruce Leslie has announced that he plans to retire ..
THE LIGHTBULB Want more stories about energy and environmental policy in the Trump era? Get them here. A year and a half ago, dozens of news organizat..
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Oct. 31 Dayton offers reasonable, qualified support for PolyMet mine Gov. Mark Dayton recently lent his personal, though hea..
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams wanted to raise money to help his home state rebuild from a hurricane. He also welcomed the..
Innovators, activists, artists and musicians gathered under one roof for the first-ever Obama Foundation Summit held in Chicago, home to former Presid..
Florida State had some excuses. It was playing a true freshman under center. It was competitive in its losses. It couldn’t catch a break after creatin..
Uvalde Chamber of Commerce: 36th annual Hunters’ Roundup, 6-10 p.m., Uvalde County Fairplex Event Center. Free dinner, music, vendor booths, exhibits,..
HOUSTON — Strangers embraced, jumping and screaming at the sky in tearful hugs, shedding happy tears from a place that so recently emerged from its gr..
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he raised concerns with the American Red Cross following Hurricane Harvey that hundreds of ..
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Game 7 of the World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers (all times local): 8:57 p.m. George Spr..
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Game 7 of the World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers (all times local): 8:57 p.m. George Spr..
LOS ANGELES — As they woke from restless sleep on the first day of November, as they stared into their morning coffee, as they held their faces under ..
Companies that made the Houston Chronicle's list of Top Workplaces found ways to maintain high employee morale despite what was by many accounts anoth..