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Westlake Chemical quadruples 1Q profit

Westlake Chemical Corp. said Tuesday it more than quadrupled the company's net income in the first quarter on increased sales for all of its major products. Full story

NASA Delays Final Launch of Shuttle Endeavour Again

NASA has pushed back the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour again – to no earlier than May 10 – after mission managers determined that ground teams will need more time to complete repairs to one of the orbiter's power systems. Full story

Giffords plans to return to watch launch

A spokesman for U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says she plans to return to Florida to watch her astronaut husband lead the final launch of the space shuttle Endeavour. Full story

Endeavour's last launch put off another week

The space shuttle Endeavour's launch to the International Space Station has been put off for at least a week, due to a troublesome glitch with an onboard heater system, NASA said Sunday. Full story

Airline drug ring said to be busted

   A group of Delta Airlines baggage handlers are being accused of moving drugs from Houston to Detroit. KPRC's Jennifer Bauer reports.

Feds say they've broken Detroit airport drug ring

Baggage handlers working for Delta Air Lines Inc. conspired to smuggle drugs to Detroit from airports in Houston and Jamaica, authorities said Thursday as criminal complaints were unsealed against 12 people. Full story

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  Cop's shoot-out caught on camera

A police cruiser's dashcam captures a shootout in Houston, Texas, between a gunman and a police officer. KPRC's Daniella Guzman reports. Warning: Some viewers may find the following video disturbing.

  Hiroshima loss inspires American doctor

Dr. Ritsuko Komaki grew up in Hiroshima, Japan, but was living in a town hundreds of miles away when the atomic bomb was dropped. Inspired by the loss of a childhood friend in Hiroshima, she became a radiation oncologist with the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Komaki discusses her friend and

  Daycare workers flees after deadly fire, say police

Houston investigators say a daycare provider who is at the center of a fire that killed four toddlers may have fled to Nigeria. KPRC's Nefertiti Jaquez reports.

  After traumatic injury, the goal is to get home

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head, is now undergoing rigorous rehab at TIRR Memorial Hospital in Houston. Dr. Gerard Francisco, the Chief Medical Officer, discusses what patients like Giffords go through to get their lives back.

  Alcohol swabs blamed for toddler death

Recalled alcohol swabs are blamed for the death of a toddler in Houston, Texas. KPRC's Robert Arnold reports.

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HOUSTON - APRIL 30: Former President George H.W. Bush gives a smile to crowd after he was on the video screen during a baseball game between the Milwauakee Brewers and Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on April 30, 2011 in Houston, Texas.