Live: Hurricane Harvey Churns Toward Texas Coastline – New York Times

New York Times Live: Hurricane Harvey Churns Toward Texas CoastlineNew York TimesHurricane Harvey, powered by the Gulf of Mexico's warm waters and poised to strike the United States as a major hurricane, swept toward Texas on Friday. High winds and dozens of inches of rain were expected to begin battering coastal and inland …Harvey Nears Major […]

Hurricane Harvey grows stronger as Texas braces for historic storm to make landfall Friday evening – Washington Post

Washington Post Hurricane Harvey grows stronger as Texas braces for historic storm to make landfall Friday eveningWashington PostCORPUS CHRISTI, Tex. — Hurricane Harvey continued to intensify early Friday and is on track to be the strongest hurricane to strike the United States in 12 years. The storm is expected to make landfall as soon as […]

Hurricane Harvey Sports Cancellations List – Heavy.com

Heavy.com Hurricane Harvey Sports Cancellations ListHeavy.comThe district also cancelled all sports activities, including practices and games. Although the NFL's Houston Texans have a preseason game scheduled for Saturday, they are playing the Saints in New Orleans. The team said they are keeping an eye on the …and more »

Aetna envelopes reveal customers’ HIV status – CNN

CNN Aetna envelopes reveal customers' HIV statusCNN(CNN) The health care company Aetna mailed envelopes that revealed the HIV status of some of its customers in multiple states, according to the Legal Action Center and the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania. The legal organizations and six other …HIV status of thousands of patients revealed in envelopesBBC NewsInsurance […]

Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee given five-year jail sentence for bribery – Reuters

Reuters Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee given five-year jail sentence for briberyReutersSEOUL (Reuters) – The billionaire head of South Korea's Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, was sentenced to five years in jail for bribery on Friday in a watershed for the country's decades-long economic order dominated by powerful, family-run conglomerates.Morning Agenda: Samsung Heir's Conviction Shakes […]

Beauchamp: Lesser-known bills that passed the 85th Legislature – Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana Daily Sun Beauchamp: Lesser-known bills that passed the 85th LegislatureCorsicana Daily SunOn Sept. 1, a few hundred new laws will go into effect in Texas. Unfortunately for those of us who like having an informed citizenry, only a handful of bills got any significant press coverage. (You know the ones I'm talking about—the “Bathroom […]

Texas prepares as Harvey strengthens to Category 2 storm

HOUSTON (AP) — Hurricane Harvey intensified as it steered toward the Texas coast on Friday, with forecasters saying it had strengthened to a Category 2 storm with the potential to swamp communities more than 100 miles (161 kilometers) inland. The slow-moving hurricane could be the fiercest such storm to hit the United States in almost […]

GOP discord might not bode well for raising debt ceiling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fanning the flames of GOP discord, President Donald Trump is accusing Republican congressional leaders of botching efforts to avoid an unprecedented default on the national debt. “Could have been so easy-now a mess!” Trump tweeted. The president’s sharp words underscored the perilous state of play as Congress heads into the fall without […]