These are photos from the annual Mission Galveston Thanksgiving lunch at First Baptist Church in Galveston.
These are photos from the annual Mission Galveston Thanksgiving lunch at First Baptist Church in Galveston.
Steve Baker says he’s willing to do whatever it takes to avoid settling a lawsuit filed by the owner of four pit bulls that killed his beloved beagle — even if that means taking on the burden himself. To that end, Baker said Monday he had withdrawn a claim he filed with his insurance company.
The Ball High Lady Tors got a strong push to start the second half and managed to hold off a no-quit Friendswood Lady Mustangs squad in a 55-48 win in their home opener Monday.
For Satchel McElroy, the hard part is over, which frees him up to continue strengthening his link in the family’s baseball chain.
Perfectionism can be a blessing and a curse. Striving to be our best, exerting our skills, seeking to achieve our dreams are all positive aspects of diligent ambition and likely to lead to success.
Over the years, more and more people have begun making the switch to alternative medicine for pain management.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jared Nickens and Jake Layman scored 15 points apiece to lead a balanced attack, and Maryland beat No. 13 Iowa State 72-63 on Tuesday night in the championship game of the CBE Classic.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sheldon McClellan scored a career-high 31 points and had 11 rebounds as No. 17 Miami defeated Charlotte for the second time in three days, 77-74 on Tuesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co.'s latest earnings report shows that despite three years of efforts to turn its business around, the venerable tech giant still has a lot more work ahead.
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is expanding its reach into commerce with a new tool called "Offers."
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's market value surpassed $700 billion in Tuesday trading, an unprecedented milestone among U.S. companies.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people who bought the handheld gaming console PlayStation Vita are in line for a partial refund from Sony because of questionable claims in its advertising.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.
Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which roads are clogged, what gate your flight leaves from and whether trains are running on time.
NEW YORK (AP) — Time for a tablet?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cyber-security researchers say they've identified a highly sophisticated computer hacking program that appears to have been used by an as-yet unidentified government to spy on banks, telecommunications companies, official agencies and other organizations around the world.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Redbox is raising its DVD rental prices by 25 percent in an effort to wring more revenue from the shrinking audience that still watches movies on discs rather than online.
NEW YORK (AP) — News Corp. says it has invested in a real estate website in India as it tries to grow its digital business.
LONDON (AP) — Freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation this year to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail.
LONDON (AP) — Google has agreed to a settlement with a former Morgan Stanley banker who sued the search engine over defamatory Internet posts.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance.
NEW YORK (AP) — The cheapest smartphones don't have all the gizmos of Apple or Samsung models, but I'm impressed by how many features you do get for roughly a third of the price.
NEW YORK (AP) — It might seem as though everyone has an iPhone or Galaxy smartphone. But many customers are eschewing the best cameras and screens — and their top-end price tags — and choosing models that can get the job done at less than a third of the cost.
NEW YORK (AP) — Silicon Valley seems to have more than its share of companies behaving badly. Among up-and-comers in the tech world, privacy abuses and executive gaffes have become viral sensations. But is all that bad behavior actually bad for business?
LONDON (AP) — The head of London's police force said Sunday that as many as five terror plots were foiled this year, as he warned of increasing pressure on resources amid the rising threat.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Blow out the candle and ditch the aerosol can.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Turner Broadcasting channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are back on the Dish network after being dropped from the satellite TV provider's lineup during contract talks.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New York City man was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for his role in an international cybercrime ring that prosecutors say hacked into the computers of more than a dozen financial institutions and the U.S. military's payroll service.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aereo, an online startup that tried to offer a cheaper alternative to cable TV, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than five months after an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.
NEW YORK (AP) — Online streaming service Aereo says that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court was too difficult to overcome.
LONDON (AP) — Financial services startup Square is taking aim at cash registers across the globe, making its point-of-sale software available internationally in English, Spanish, French and Japanese.
NEW YORK (AP) — Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Chip-making giant Intel Corp. is still struggling to catch up in mobile computing but says its personal computer business is performing better than expected and its return to revenue growth this year will continue into 2015.
ATLANTA (AP) — Not all selfies are created equal. Some are blurry, are poorly framed or miss the action entirely because you might be scrubbing your thumb fishing for a virtual shutter button as the moment passes you by.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday that 19 scientists, researchers and innovators who received the country's highest honor for their life-changing work embody the spirit of the nation and its "sense that we push against limits and that we're not afraid to ask questions."
LONDON (AP) — A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage from more than 100 countries is being streamed from bedrooms, office buildings, shops, laundromats, stables and barns.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash it would cause if revealed, current and former intelligence officials say.
BERLIN (AP) — Four human rights groups have released a tool that lets users check whether their computer has been infected with surveillance software.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo will supplant Google's search engine on Firefox's Web browser in the U.S., signaling Yahoo's resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the most lucrative part of the Internet's ad market.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billboard's chart is getting a makeover.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker concerned about government spying on its citizens is questioning whether city water service should be cut off to a massive National Security Agency data storage facility outside Salt Lake City.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber Technologies confirmed Wednesday that it is investigating whether one of its general managers violated the popular car-booking service's privacy policies by snooping on a reporter's ride.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pet owners looking to launch the next Internet sensation or just longing for a new view of their dog's dashing and digging won't have to shop for long to find the perfect holiday gift. Wrap up a dog harness that holds GoPro's durable cameras and watch Frisbee fetch, lazy lap naps and every memory in between come alive.
HELSINKI (AP) — Uber is expanding its app-based taxi and ridesharing services in the Nordic region, to include the cities of Helsinki, Oslo and Copenhagen.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese censors have newly blocked access to several popular websites as they target content delivery networks that serve much of the Internet, according to a U.S. Internet service company.
Sony's PlayStation 4 video-game console has built an impressive lead over its competitors. That's good news for holiday shoppers because it has driven Microsoft and Nintendo to offer more budget-friendly holiday deals on their consoles.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Financial planning often involves lots of spreadsheets, pie charts and eyes glazing over.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal to rein in domestic surveillance.
LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) — Netflix says it plans to expand into Australia and New Zealand in March.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — WhatsApp, the globally popular instant messaging system owned by Facebook, has begun using a powerful new encryption program aimed at protecting users' conversations from unwanted surveillance and snooping.
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is launching a new free mobile app for its popular Groups feature that lets users create and interact with communities on the site, whether they're based on hobbies, geography or culture.
HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia is back in the fray.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Google says it will buy the entire output of an 18-turbine, 62-megawatt Dutch wind energy project in the Netherlands to supply power to a major data center it is building.
BEIJING (AP) — A Beijing court on Tuesday convicted an Internet marketer of illegal business practices and sentenced him to four years in prison for posting false information and deleting posts critical of his clients, in a case that state media have used to praise a government crackdown on online expression.
TOKYO (AP) — There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pay phones on New York City streets would become a thing of the past under a plan announced Monday that would replace them with stand-alone devices offering free Wi-Fi and nationwide phone calls as well as mobile phone charging capability.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A legal battle between Nevada's highly regulated taxi industry and ride-sharing company Uber has gotten complicated as two state judges laid claim to hearing the same case.
BERLIN (AP) — A burst of sunshine in the spring could be just the wakeup call for Europe's comet lander.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House oversight committee demanded answers Monday about a suspected cyber-attack that has shut down the State Department's unclassified email system.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal regulators said a respected Internet privacy company gave its seal of approval to commercial websites and mobile apps but failed to check whether they were indeed meeting standards for safeguarding customers' data.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest solar power plant of its type in the world — once promoted as a turning point in green energy — isn't producing as much energy as planned.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — I never would have considered writing this review on my iPhone if I hadn't upgraded to Apple's new operating system, iOS 8.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has taken the unprecedented step of shutting down its entire unclassified email system as technicians repair possible damage from a suspected hacker attack.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A grieving father who sang the Beatles' ballad "Blackbird" as his infant son clung to life told mourners that he was overwhelmed by the outpouring of prayers and support after a video of the tender moment gained widespread Internet attention.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Wary of a more muscular Russia and China, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday the Pentagon will make a new push for fresh thinking about how the U.S. can keep and extend its military superiority despite tighter budgets and the wear and tear of 13 years of war.
WASHINGTON (AP) — AT&T Mobility, the nation's second-largest cellular provider, says it's no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users' smartphones. The practice made it nearly impossible to shield its subscribers' identities online.
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