A man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Stewart Road in Galveston this morning.
A man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Stewart Road in Galveston this morning.
Dressing up like a witch is all fun and games on Halloween night, but it wasn’t always so. Being called a witch was once a serious matter that could lead to torture and death.
Ball High cross country runner Jacob Strueby has a credo about his sport.
An offensive shootout was not what many observers expected to see or what La Marque coaches wanted to see, but that’s what everyone got Thursday as the Cougars survived a tough challenge from the Houston Worthing Colts, 51-38, at Butler Stadium.
When Sen. Larry Taylor questioned Judge Susan Criss’ judicial integrity (“Faircloth a trustworthy candidate,” The Daily News, Oct. 26), he was merely parroting the spin his bosses, the insurance industry, have furnished him.
Darts — bars to polling locations ... wow (“Political darts thrown over GOP polling activity, offends local Democrats,” The Daily News, Oct. 28). Is it because the GOP doesn’t plan or doesn’t think ... we accept their apologies, but we understand the other party’s dismay.
If you love airplanes, complete with daredevils performing acrobatic tricks, you’re in luck this weekend.
Island East-End Theatre Co. will present the “The Rocky Horror Show,” cult musical at 8 p.m. today, with performances continuing through Nov. 29 at 2317 Mechanic St.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas attorney general's office told a federal judge Friday that he should not consider blocking the state from enforcing its gay-marriage ban until the state Supreme Court weighs in, while the American Civil Liberties Union argued same-sex couples suffer legal harm if the judge delays a decision.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jay Haas birdied four of the last six holes Friday for an 8-under 62 and a four-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship.
DETROIT (AP) — Nissan says it's recalling more than 1,800 Infiniti SUVs in the U.S. for an air bag problem that could send shrapnel into the passenger compartment.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A $15 grocery run has cost two single mothers from Colombia 48 days in jail, along with the threat of a 14-year prison sentence, as a result of a crackdown on smuggling in Venezuela that is ratcheting up tensions and highlighting growing economic distortions between the neighbors.
The explosion of a Virgin Galactic rocket ship during a test flight over California has almost certainly dashed founder Richard Branson's goal of starting passenger flights next spring. Information about Virgin Galactic, its backers, and its goals:
MIAMI (AP) — Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak killed thousands of people in Bhopal, India, in 1984, has died in Florida at 92.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, officials said Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
NEW YORK (AP) — For stock investors, there was no shortage of drama in October.
NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index rally to record highs.
CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
TOKYO (AP) — When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse for Japanese girls. On Saturday, fans around the world celebrate the 40th anniversary of this global icon of "cute-cool." That is, Hello Kitty.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank surprised the financial world and pleased investors Friday by intensifying its purchases of government bonds and other assets to try to revive a chronically anemic economy.
NEW YORK (AP) — The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price of $2-something a gallon.
CHICAGO (AP) — The parent company of the Chicago Sun-Times has sold six daily newspapers and 32 weekly publications to Tribune Publishing Co.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it drugs for the departed: A quirky bureaucratic rule led Medicare's prescription drug program to pay for costly medications even after the patients were dead.
NEW YORK (AP) — Falling oil prices hardly seem to be bothering the two biggest U.S. oil companies, but things could get tougher in the coming months.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine's eastern industrial heartland.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks markets are rising around the globe after Japan's central bank surprised investors with a new round of economic stimulus.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers expect better economic growth and rising incomes in the coming months, pushing a measure of confidence to a seven-year high in October.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation crept higher in the 18 countries that use the euro in October — but the rise to an annual 0.4 percent offered little relief to the European Central Bank as it tries to boost a weak economy.
CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
NEW YORK (AP) — ExxonMobil Corp.'s refining and chemical operations rescued the company's third-quarter results amid falling global oil prices and lower oil and gas production.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer cut spending in September for the first time in eight months, as incomes grew at the slowest pace this year. The figures underscore nagging economic soft spots that are expected to ease in the coming months.
LONDON (AP) — Britain is repaying some of the 2 billion pounds ($3.2 billion) it still owes investors who helped finance World War I.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening higher following big gains in Asia after Japan made moves to rev up its economy.
The drugmaker AbbVie surprised Wall Street on Friday with a third-quarter performance that turned out much better than expected and a new 2014 forecast that also extends well beyond what analysts predict.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's central bank on Friday raised its main interest rate more than anticipated in its latest attempt to shore up the plummeting national currency.
WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September, first slip in 8 months while income slows.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — ExxonMobil Corp. profits rose 3 percent in the third quarter as strong refining performance offset lower revenues from falling oil prices and production.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Following large-scale protests, Hungary's prime minister said Friday that the government would suspend a planned tax on Internet use and reconsider the matter next year.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's $1.1 trillion public pension fund on Friday approved a plan to double its holdings of shares and cut back sharply on bonds to help improve investment returns and meet its obligations to a swelling number of retirees.
Omega Healthcare will buy rival real estate investment trust Aviv in a $3 billion all-stock deal combining two companies that each run hundreds of nursing homes.
LONDON (AP) — Royal Bank of Scotland, which is majority-owned by the U.K. government, has set aside 400 million pounds ($639 million) to cover potential fines arising from international investigations into alleged manipulation of foreign currency trading.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan is pumping more money into its lagging economy, expanding an already lavish stimulus effort. The surprise announcement Friday highlights diverging fortunes among the world's top economies. Earlier this week, the U.S. Federal Reserve ended its own unprecedented stimulus in a sign of increased confidence in economic recovery.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks climbed Friday after strong U.S. economic growth and upbeat earnings sent Wall Street higher. The dollar continued to strengthen after the Fed signaled a rate hike earlier this week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A $500 million lawsuit against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleges the company falsely claimed its surgical gowns protected against Ebola and other infectious diseases.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a legal decision with wide implications for strip clubs in Sin City, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday that dancers at one Las Vegas club are employees, not independent contractors, and are entitled to be paid minimum wage.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The passage of several months since a heated legislative debate over the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey has done little to mellow the dispute between two global liquor giants and the growing number of craft distillers caught between them.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A judge on Thursday approved a plan that allows Stockton to leave bankruptcy protection by eliminating more than $2 billion in long-term debt payments without touching the city's pension obligations.
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's "proud to be gay" wasn't exactly news in Silicon Valley, where his sexual orientation was no secret. But advocates say that given Apple's immense reach and visibility, his coming-out could help change attitudes in workplaces across America.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Moscow and Kiev on Thursday clinched a multi-billion dollar deal that will guarantee that Russian gas exports flow into Ukraine and beyond to the European Union throughout the winter despite their intense rivalry over the fighting in eastern Ukraine.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com's low prices and seemingly endless array of goods have made it the biggest online retailer in the U.S., commanding about 20 percent of all e-commerce. The company is projected to have over $89 billion in revenue this year. Its massive success has driven other sites to offer similar perks and deals to woo customers and hold on to their piece of the retail pie. Some retailers now even offer to match Amazon's prices to try to win your business.
NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup has slashed its third-quarter earnings by $600 million, saying that recent investigations by regulators have altered the results it reported earlier this month.
NEW YORK (AP) — After reporting disappointing quarterly sales Thursday, Starbucks said it will offer a delivery option on its mobile app in select areas of the U.S starting next year.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Kum & Go convenience store chain will spend millions of dollars to make changes at more than 400 stores in 11 states to settle a lawsuit that claimed its gas stations failed to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy powered its way to a solid annual growth rate of 3.5 percent from July through September, outpacing most of the developed world and appearing on track to extend its momentum through this year and beyond.
NEW YORK (AP) — The threat of rising interest rates is raising real fears about real-estate mutual funds.
NEW YORK (AP) — Williams-Sonoma Inc. has agreed to pay a $700,000 fine after the government accused the home goods retailer of taking too long to report that its window shades posed a strangulation hazard to children.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are closing higher as big companies turn in encouraging quarterly results.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.
CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are ordering Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp. to provide more information about air bags that can explode and shoot shrapnel toward drivers and passengers.
DETROIT (AP) — Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ever thought that big, pink Gulf coast shrimp you ordered at the restaurant or bought from the store didn't taste juicy or salty enough?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two months before next week's midterm elections, the Obama administration in September awarded the biggest share of almost $600 million in economic stimulus-based transportation grants to projects in districts with a Democratic congressman even though Republicans represent 34 more House districts across the country, an Associated Press analysis has found.
NEW YORK (AP) — That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won't cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could.
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