BEIJING/HOUSTON China on Friday ordered the United States to close its consulate in Chengdu in response to a U.S. order for China to shut its Houston consulate, where staff packed up belongings watched by jeering protesters amid a sharp deterioration in relations between the world's two largest economies. | Video
HOUSTON Chinese staff departed China's Houston consulate to a jeering crowd on Friday after the U.S. government ordered the building closed, calling it a hub for spying on American companies and researchers.
HOUSTON Chesapeake Energy Corp's bankruptcy will pile more pain onto leading energy service and pipeline companies whose revenues were already being slammed during the latest collapse in oil prices, according to energy analysts and corporate filings.
HOUSTON/WASHINGTON Five states hit record daily highs for coronavirus cases on Saturday, and Vice President Mike Pence canceled planned campaign events in hard-hit areas as the virus surged in the U.S. South and West, halting economic reopening plans. | Video
HOUSTON, June 27 A small city on the outskirts
of Houston, Texas has instituted a curfew starting Saturday
night due to surging cases of the novel coronavirus, the latest
move by officials in some southern and western states to
backtrack on their reopening plans.
HOUSTON A federal judge in Texas set aside a $1.4 billion default judgment against a former Venezuelan oil minister, ruling he was not properly notified of the lawsuit, but said the U.S. company that alleged fraud and bribery can move ahead with the case.
HOUSTON, June 11 A federal judge in Texas set
aside a $1.4 billion default judgment against a former
Venezuelan oil minister, ruling he was not properly notified of
the lawsuit, but said the U.S. company that alleged fraud and
bribery can move ahead with the case.
HOUSTON, June 10 Protesters will take to the
streets across the United States again on Wednesday one day
after the funeral of George Floyd, whose death in police custody
has ignited the biggest surge of anti-racism activism since the
civil rights era of the 1960s.
HOUSTON George Floyd, a black man whose death under the knee of a white police officer roused worldwide protests against racial injustice, was memorialized at his funeral on Tuesday as "an ordinary brother" transformed by fate into the "cornerstone of a movement." | Video
HOUSTON Americans in about half of U.S. states, led by Texas and Georgia, began emerging on Friday from home confinement while California and New York held fast to business closures and other restrictions imposed in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. | Video