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H. Edwin Young, senior pastor of Second Baptist in Houston, announced Sunday morning that he was resigning from his leadership post at the church, ending his 46-year tenure as one of America's most prominent, charismatic and high-profile pastors ...

Meet Sherrel Lemon -- a very unconventional mom who got pregnant at 14. Her story will bring tears to your eyes and a smile to your heart. Lemon, who owns restaurant and bar Tipsy Treats, has been working since before she could drive ...

Four-term State Representative Shawn Thierry is ferociously fighting to keep her job - a battle for political survival triggered by a single vote of conscience on the floor of the Texas House ...

Most high school yearbooks feature club photos and class superlatives. Funniest Laugh. Most Likely to Succeed. But at Bellaire High School in Houston the yearbook dedicated a section to the Palestinians ...

Back in 1982, the Island Trees School Board wanted to remove some books from the district’s library because they deemed them inappropriate for an educational setting. However, a group of citizens, including high school student Stephen Pico, wished for the books to remain in the library ...

Montgomery County officials adopted a new policy on Tuesday empowering a citizen committee to review, and potentially remove, library materials at the request of the public ...

Sometime last year, Meagan Clark Saliashvili contacted me about whether I would agree to be interviewed for an article she was writing for Texas Monthly on the growth of Orthodoxy in Texas ... As it turned out, the article was not about the growth of Orthodoxy in Texas at all, but was in fact an extremely biased attempt to paint me, my parish, and other Orthodox Christians as racists, conspiracy theorists, and authoritarians ...

A Texas school teacher is suing her school district, claiming the school's principal violated her First Amendment rights when he reprimanded her for praying on campus ...

The University of Houston (UH) canceled the February 28 opening event and accompanying talk by Pakistani-American artist Shahzia Sikander for the exhibit of her sculpture “Witness” in the Public Art of the University of Houston System collection ...

Nearly a month into his first term in office, Houston Mayor John Whitmire is calling for a merger of the Houston Police Department and the Houston METRO Police ...