The lawsuit claims that the NAACP owes the Four Seasons $99,597 for various unpaid charges from July to November for an event held at the downtown hotel, according to a petition filed in Harris County District Court on Jan. 16.
Former President George H.W. Bush remains in a Houston hospital, where he has been for seven days as doctors battle a lingering cough that has drawn concern, officials said Thursday.
Bush, 88, has bronchitis, but his condition is not considered life threatening, said his chief of staff, Jean Becker.
“President Bush is in the hospital,” Becker said. “We have kept this quiet out of respect for him.”
Bush has been in and out of Methodist Hospital for [...]
LONDON (AP) — People around the world briefly experienced problems accessing Twitter on Thursday, a day before the 2012 Olympic Games are expected to cause a spike in use of the micro-blogging site.
About three hours after the San Francisco-based company first acknowledged the problem by saying its engineers were “currently working to resolve the issue,” Twitter said in a statement that the “site issue” had been resolved.
It did not go [...]
March 26, 2012
The Supreme Court embarks Monday on a three-day examination of the Affordable Care Act “ObamaCare.” Supreme Court handicappers predict the justices will find a way to rule on the main constitutional question they consider on Day Two: Does the law’s health insurance mandate fall outside the Constitution’s commerce clause, which gives Congress regulatory power only when matters of interstate commerce are involved?
Important precedents in health-care case
McCulloch v. [...]
A driver who hit a pedestrian along Interstate 45 in southeast Houston early this morning didn’t stop even though the victim smashed through his windshield and landed in the front passenger seat, officials said.
The collision occurred in the 12200 block of the southbound Gulf Freeway near Fuqua about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Houston Police Department.
Police said the victim, whose name has not been [...]