Business

US rig count down by 3 to 936; Wyoming adds 3

Jan 19, 2018

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by three this week to 936

Recalls this week: comforters, power adapters, bar stools

Jan 19, 2018

Recalls this week include comforters, power adapters, bar stools, bassinets

Damaged Navy ship arrives in Mississippi for repairs

Jan 19, 2018

Mississippi residents are being encouraged to come out and wave flags as a damaged U.S. Navy destroyer arrives for repairs Friday

Puerto Rico finances under scrutiny amid plea for help

Jan 19, 2018

Top financial officials in Puerto Rico offered a peek Friday into why the U.S. territory is mired in an 11-year recession as a federal control board demanded more transparency and information about the island's finances

Pence to travel to Middle East despite potential shutdown

Jan 19, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence set to travel to Mideast on Friday night despite a looming federal government shutdown

Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons finally taught in space

Jan 19, 2018

Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons are finally getting taught in space

Producers guild unveils anti-sexual harassment guidelines

Jan 19, 2018

The Producers Guild of America has ratified guidelines for combating sexual harassment in the entertainment industry

Arkansas lawmakers approve ban on disputed herbicide

Jan 19, 2018

Arkansas lawmakers have approved banning an herbicide that farmers say has drifted onto crops where it wasn't applied and caused damage, but the prohibition still faces a legal challenge from a maker of the weed killer

AP source: Trump phones Senate Dem leader Schumer, invites him to White House to try to reach deal to avert shutdown

Jan 19, 2018

AP source: Trump phones Senate Dem leader Schumer, invites him to White House to try to reach deal to avert shutdown

Lithuania probing bogus story after TV station is hacked

Jan 19, 2018

Lithuania has launched an investigation into a cyberattack against a news outlet that saw a fake news article targeting the defense minister

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
+27

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather
+6

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
+9

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather
+7

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH