US proposes plan to help the snow-dependent Canada lynx before warming shrinks its habitat
U.S. officials are proposing a $31 million recovery plan for Canada lynx to help a snow-dependent wildcat species that scientists say could be wiped out in parts of the contiguous U.S. by the end of the century.
IAEA team gathers marine samples near Fukushima as treated radioactive water is released into sea
An International Atomic Energy Agency team is in Fukushima for the agency's first marine sampling since treated radioactive wastewater started being released from the area's damaged nuclear plant into the sea.
UK, Canada, Sweden, Ukraine take Iran to top UN court over 2020 downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet
The United Kingdom, Canada, Sweden and Ukraine have launched a case against Iran at the United Nations’ highest court over the downing in 2020 of a Ukrainian passenger jet and the deaths of all 176 on board.
Injury updates on Houston Astros Yordan Alvarez, Jose Urquidy
Fresh off of a big series win against the Rangers the Astros got even better news after returning home for their six game home-stand ahead of the All-Star break. Two important players to their roster are nearing a return sooner rather than later.
Building a do-it-yourself air purifier is easier than you think
Known as the Corsi-Rosenthal box, it pulls air through filters on the sides and blows out clean air. It’s proven to reduce indoor exposure to airborne particles. The box can decrease the levels of particles in the air, such as dust or wildfire smoke.
US, Spain collaboration on migration looms large as Biden, Sánchez hold talks at White House
President Joe Biden and Spain's Pedro Sánchez are set to hold talks as their countries are collaborating along with Canada to establish migration hubs in Latin America where asylum seekers fleeing poverty and violence in their home countries can go to apply for protection.
UN: Delaying help to combat Haiti's gangs may impact region
The U.N. special envoy for Haiti is urging immediate deployment of a specialized international force to counter escalating gang violence and develop the understaffed and ill-equipped police force, warning that delays could lead to a spillover of insecurity in the Caribbean and Latin America.
Cuba beats Australia, reaches 1st WBC semifinal since 2006
Cuba advanced to the World Baseball Classic semifinals for the first time since 2006 with a 4-3 win over Australia as Alfredo Despaigne hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly and Yoelkis Guibert followed with a two-run single in three-run fifth inning.
Pentatonix bringing world tour to The Woodlands in September
A cappella group Pentatonix is preparing for the North American leg of their world tour in August and September, visiting Texas on two nights: Dos Equis Pavilion in Dallas on Sept. 6, and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands on Sept. 7.
Houston’s Lizzo honors slain Uvalde teacher, others during acceptance speech at 2022 People’s Choice Awards
Houston’s Lizzo recently honored Eva Mires, a Uvalde teacher who was killed in a mass shooting at Robb Elementary, during her acceptance speech at the People’s Choice Awards on Tuesday night, KSAT News reports.
2022 Hurricane forecast....and the winner is....
Today marks the official END of the 2022 hurricane season which began June 1st (interestingly we had no pre-season storms this year for the first time since 2014). The season proved pretty interesting with three systems before July 1st and then NOTHING until September! Thank you Saharan Dust and dry air!
FIFA picks 2026 World Cup cities, predicts US `No 1 sport'
Atlanta, Houston, Miami, Philadelphia and Seattle and Kansas City, Missouri, were the newcomers among the 11 U.S. sites picked to host games at the 2026 World Cup, while Baltimore, Cincinnati, Denver, Nashville, Tennessee, and Orlando, Florida, were left out.
Gun trafficker accused of purchasing over 90 firearms used in homicide, drug trafficking incidents in Texas: Dept. of Justice
An alleged gun trafficker who purchased firearms that were later used in multiple incidents in Texas, Canada, and other parts of the United States has been charged, the Department of Justice announced Monday.
Top 5 questions about oil and gasoline prices
Many people are sending KPRC2 Investigates questions about gas prices and asking how the oil supply works. We took those questions to the industry’s top experts. We found answers at CERAWeek, the largest energy conference in the world, currently in downtown Houston at the Hilton Americas and George R Brown Convention Center.