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.
3 days ago | Political Animals
For a moment, it looked like things were finally starting to simmer down. Sure, President Donald Trump had initially failed to decry white supremacists and white nationalists after a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia over plans to remove a statue...
5 days ago | Texas
Texas Central has found companies that will design and build the proposed high-speed rail line that will run from Houston to Dallas. Someday. Once it's built. (If that ever happens.) The company announced Monday that Irving-based Fluor Enterprises...
5 days ago | Political Animals
After a white nationalist rally against the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia turned violent on Saturday, President Donald Trump jumped in with a statement that even many Republicans thought was ...
9 days ago | Political Animals
State Rep. Joe Moody, an El Paso Democrat, must know there's more of a chance that the Texas Legislature will do a group rendition of the macarena than there is that House Bill 334 will get through Legislature during the special session. Stil...
9 days ago | NASA
The coming total solar eclipse will pass from Oregon to South Carolina. It's the first time the U.S. has experienced a total solar eclipse since 1918, when the umbra started in Washington state and passed over Denver, Jackson, Mississippi, and Orl...
11 days ago | Health
Last year, the federal government moved to make it more difficult for nursing homes to force residents to arbitrate any legal problems behind closed doors. Now, the government is getting ready to do just the opposite. When Elisa Zapata died after ...