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Science & Technology | Tech

I downloaded an app. And suddenly, was part of the Cajun Navy. - Houston Chronicle

I read an article about the Cajun Navy, and on a whim, downloaded Zello, the walkie-talkie-type app they used to communicate.

News | News

As Houston Flood Waters Rise, So Does the Kindness of Strangers

Almost as soon as the half-foot of water receded from the Bellaire home of Rabbi Yossi and Esty Zaklikofsky and it began to drain from the surrounding street, there were knocks on the family’s door. Neighbors came by to help clear away any damaged sheetrock and carpeting from their home.

News | News

How Hurricane Harvey Became So Destructive

Scientists say the effects of Hurricane Harvey, which has been stalled over the Texas Gulf Coast since Friday and dumped more than 20 inches of rain in some areas, were worsened by a lethal confluence of meteorological events: warm water in the Gulf of Mexico that intensified the rainfall, and a lack of winds in the upper atmosphere that could have

Sports | NBA

Sources: Clippers agree to trade Chris Paul to Rockets

Paul agreed to opt in to the final year of his contract, clearing the way for the Clippers to execute a trade with the Rockets and bring back assets for Paul.

Sports | College Football

Houston's loss could mean a lot more than just the end of its playoff hopes - CBSSports.com

The Cougars once again proved going undefeated in college football is exceedingly difficult

Sports | NFL

Texans' J.J. Watt headed to injured reserve after re-injuring back

Terrible news for the Houston Texans: according to a league source, All-Pro defensive end J.J. Watt is headed to injured reserve and is expected to be out for the season. Watt underwent back surgery in mid-July, just days before the Texans opened trainin

Sports | NBA

Sources: James Harden agrees to $118M renegotiation - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The four-year deal includes a player option that could return him to free agency in 2019.

Sports | MLB

The Walk Off: Edinson Volquez's nightmare start among worst ever | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Stew's daily recap looks at a dreadful night for Edinson Volquez and an overall huge night for MLB offenses.

Sports | NBA

The Rockets’ bench looked pretty bummed after James Harden’s game-winner | For The Win

Thanks to this James Harden game-winner on Thursday, the Houston Rockets cut into the Golden State Warriors' lead in their playoff series to 2-1. https://twitter.

Miscellaneous | Truth

Grand jury in Texas indicts activists behind Planned Parenthood videos | Fox News

A grand jury in Houston investigating undercover footage of Planned Parenthood allegations of misconduct instead indicted two anti-abortion activists who made videos of the organization on Monday.

Politics | POLITICS

The Left Sees Only White Evil - Dennis Prager - Page 1

In the past week, two television reporters in Roanoke, Va. -- Alison Parker and Adam Ward -- were murdered by a black man who hated whites, and a white police officer in Houston -- Darren Goforth -- was murdered by a black man. Neither crime has been labe

Sports | NBA

Sources: Nuggets trade guard Ty Lawson to Rockets - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Ty Lawson's trade to Houston comes after he was arrested on DUI charges for the second time in six months.

Sports | NBA

Warriors clinch 1st Finals in 40 years with rugged Game 5 win over Rockets

With Stephen Curry struggling to shoot, Golden State got game-changing performances from other players to clinch the conference title.

Sports | NBA

Dwight Howard won't be suspended for Warriors-Rockets Game 5

Rockets fans are breathing sighs of relief on Tuesday, while Warriors supporters will wonder what Rod Thorn was watching.

Sports | NBA

Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115 - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: James Harden was not happy after a poor performance in Houston's embarrassing loss to Golden State in Game 3. Harden did just that, scoring a playoff career-high 45 points as the Rockets led from start to finish to avoid elimination in

Sports | NBA

Curry, Golden State rout Houston 115-80 to take 3-0 lead - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Golden State coach Steve Kerr described Stephen Curry's performance Saturday night simply. ''Steph was Steph,'' Kerr said. The MVP did what he does best, using his extraordinary 3-point shooting to power a 40-point game and the Warriors

Sports | NBA

Warriors escape Rockets with final defensive stand, narrowly go up 2-0

James Harden was electric for all but the last possession, and Steph Curry and the Warriors did just enough to take Game 2.

Sports | NBA

3-pointer: What we learned from Game 1 of Warriors vs. Rockets

Stephen Curry had 34 points and Shaun Livingston added 18 as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets 110-106 on Tuesday in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals.

Sports | NBA

BDL's 2014-15 NBA Playoff Previews: Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets

The Warriors won all four matchups with the Rockets this season. Can Houston change those results in the conference finals?

Sports | NBA

Clippers fumble away a season, Houston caps a clutch comeback and wins Game 7 | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Rockets made it all the way back from a 3-1 deficit to move onto the Western Conference finals.

Sports | NBA

Rockets complete shocking 19-point comeback over Clippers, force Game 7

Houston's season looked over before Josh Smith and Corey Brewer combined for 29 fourth-quarter points.

Sports | NBA

Harden's triple-double forces Game 6

Harden had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, Dwight Howard added 20 points and 15 rebounds, and the Rockets bounced back from two lopsided losses with a 124-103 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. ''We won, so that's all that matter

Sports | NBA

Clippers rout Rockets 128-95 to take 3-1 series lead - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: DeAndre Jordan scored 26 points, surviving Houston's intentional-foul fest in the first half, and the Los Angeles Clippers won 128-95 on Sunday night to take a 3-1 lead and put the Rockets on the brink of elimination in the Western Conf

Sports | NBA

CP3 returns, but Rivers stars in Clippers' Game 3 blowout of Rockets

The much-derided son of head coach Doc Rivers went off for 15 points in a decisive third quarter.

Sports | NBA

Harden has 16 in 4th, Rockets tie series

Harden scored 16 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter to lift the Houston Rockets to a 115-109 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night that evened their Western Conference semifinal at one game apiece. Dwight Howard had 24 points and 16

Sports | NBA

3-pointer: What we learned from Rockets-Mavs Game 4 - CBSSports.com

The Dallas Mavericks avoided the sweep by the Houston Rockets and forced a Game 5. Here's what we learned from Game 4.

Sports | NBA

Curry has 34, Warriors beat depleted Rockets 98-87 - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: HOUSTON (AP) -- Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr can't figure out how his team is still undefeated.