Dianna Wray, a nationally award-winning journalist, is a staff writer at the Houston Press. Born and raised in Houston, she writes about everything from NASA to oil to horse races.
4 hours ago | Environment
President Donald Trump has tapped Kathleen Hartnett White, the former head of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, to be the chairwoman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, an entity charged with forming the Trump adminis...
4 days ago | Bayou City
The beginning of the end of all days was supposed to start last month, but now the word goes that the end of the world will actually kick off this Sunday. As we've noted before, this whole the-end-is-nigh business started with a four-minute video ...
4 days ago | Political Animals
The ties between Turkey and the United States are growing increasingly strained. And in the middle of all of this, Serkan Golge — the 37-year-old NASA scientist and U.S. citizen who has been held in a Turkish jail for more than a year on charges o...
5 days ago | Environment
Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, has made good on his word. With three days to go before the football game between Oklahoma University and University of Texas, the deadline Pruitt set when he visited the San Jacinto Waste...
6 days ago | Political Animals
Representative Al Green hasn't been shy about his disdain for President Donald Trump. The longtime Democratic U.S. representative from Houston has been quick to voice his disapproval and join others in criticizing and calling for the president's i...
6 days ago | Environment
Texas has long been known for bucking at anything that even smells like an environmental regulation, so it might be easy to think that the latest round of repealing and relaxing rules issued by the federal Environmental Protection Agency would not...