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As runners waited for the 47th Chevron Houston Marathon to begin, some toughed out 33-degree weather in shorts and tank tops More were swaddled in hoodies and fleece, while some wrapped themselves in garbage bags for warmth
The marathon was one of the coldest in Houston's history. Nonetheless, 33,000 runners traveled in from 59 countries and all 50 states to run in Houston's 5K, half-marathon and marathon.
"Marathons teach you that you can do a lot more than you thought you were capable…

With her 1:07:30 time on Sunday, Emily Sisson became the second-fastest American woman to run a half marathon.

WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) - A possible tornado caused significant damage Saturday to a small Alabama city's downtown, leveling several buildings after an intense storm passed through the area
Wetumpka Mayor Jerry Willis told the Montgomery Advertiser that one injury was reported, but it wasn't serious
A senior center and the police department were among the buildings damaged from the afternoon storm, he said. Video from the…

Last week United Airlines trotted out new uniforms that all employees will eventually be wearing-- to mixed reviews. At first glance, the new outfits for the airline's some 70,000 frontline employees are a radical shift away from the current, conservative look of solid black, blue and grey outfits that was devised after the merger of United and Continental. Starting next week, more than 1,300 pilots, flight…

Playtime may be the 'rocket fuel' of child development, but it's fast becoming the privilege of the few. The Real Play Coalition aims to close this growing disparity.

The economist Rutger Bregman argues that amid a rise in “socially useless jobs” there’s an opportunity to completely redefine the meaning of work and live happier, more productive lives.

Why are the roofs flat? When did the first World Economic Forum meeting take place? And what's the elementary connection between Sherlock Holmes and Davos?

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1 .Run the ball early and often to see if the offensive line can dominate the Saints' front seven the way it did in the victory over Dallas
2. Allow Jared Goff to take a lot of shots down the field for a team that averaged 30 points a game on the road, including 35 at the Superdome.
3. Wade Phillips should use stunts and loops to free tackles Aaron Donald and Ndamukong Suh to…

The Rockets on Saturday started with their small lineup for a second consecutive game with P.J. Tucker at center against the Lakers' 7-1 Tyson Chandler. Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said given the playing-time limit on Nenê, it did not matter when he plays so he chose to have him in the role he filled before Clint Capela's thumb injury.

Thousands of designers and furniture manufacturers recently attended the 2019 Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. Over 9000 brands of home furnishings and decor were on display. These are the main themes and trends at the show. Layers of Texture A variety of textures dominated the Atlanta market. The layers at the show were nature-inspired with neutral color schemes. Velvet Upholstery Another texture seen everywhere at the market was …Read More

The driver accused of shooting at three egg-throwing teens before a deadly New Year's Day wreck has been arrested a second time for a traffic-stopping stunt under Houston's iconic "Be Someone" bridge.

In U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Wilson, a New York federal court properly relied on 30 years of precedent to overturn the CFTC's broad new theory of manipulative intent, says Chad Silverman of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP.

Broadcast on WPFW 89.3FM Hosted by Chris Garlock and Ed Smith DC’s call-in show about worker rights: those you have, those you don’t, how to get them and how to use them. Hour 1: Lawyer Heidi...

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