An oil refinery and storage facility is pictured along Buffalo Bayou, also known as the Houston ship channel, south of downtown Houston January 30, 2012. Union and oil company negotiators resumed talks on Monday after union leaders told workers to prepare for a strike within 48 hours that could shut down 6 percent of U.S. refinery capacity and cause gasoline prices to rise at a time when the country is struggling to sustain a fragile economic recovery. REUTERS/Richard Carson (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY EMPLOYMENT)

Chemical Plant Near Houston Warns It's About To Explode

Flooding swamped backup generators, and volatile chemicals are getting warm enough to ignite. "There's no way to prevent it," the CEO said.
31/08/2017 11:33 AM AEST
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - AUGUST 25: Waves pound the shore from approaching Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Hurricane Harvey has intensified into a hurricane and is aiming for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain and 125 mph winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Harvey Makes Landfall As Powerful Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Harvey made landfall late Friday as a stronger-than-expected Category 4 storm. At the request of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, President Donald Trump signed a presidential disaster declaratio...
26/08/2017 3:29 PM AEST
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - AUGUST 25: Waves pound the shore from approaching Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Hurricane Harvey has intensified into a hurricane and is aiming for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain and 125 mph winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Harvey Now A Stronger Than Expected Category 4 Storm

The National Hurricane Center has upgraded Hurricane Harvey to a stronger-than-expected Category 4 storm. Residents on the Texas coast who have not yet evacuated should find a safe place and shelter...
26/08/2017 9:23 AM AEST
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - AUGUST 25: Waves pound the shore from approaching Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Hurricane Harvey has intensified into a hurricane and is aiming for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain and 125 mph winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Harvey Upgraded To Category 3 Storm As It Nears Landfall In Texas

The National Hurricane Center has upgraded Hurricane Harvey to a Category 3 storm. Residents on the Texas coast who have not yet evacuated should find a safe place and shelter there. Texas Gov. Greg...
26/08/2017 6:50 AM AEST
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 19: Recording artist Taylor Swift attends the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden on September 19, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

An Unwavering Taylor Swift Details Effects Of Alleged Groping Incident At Trial

DENVER - Taylor Swift testified in detail on Thursday in Denver about a 2013 incident in which she said former disc jockey David Mueller "grabbed my ass underneath my skirt" during a meet-and-greet wi...
11/08/2017 8:45 AM AEST
Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC, prepares to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on "Developments in the Prescription Drug Market Oversight" on Capitol Hill in Washington February 4, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Found Guilty On Several Counts Of Fraud

After five days of deliberations, jurors have found Martin Shkreli guilty on three charges of fraud and not guilty on five charges. Shkreli faces jail time, though legal experts say he'll likely recei...
05/08/2017 7:48 AM AEST
Donald Trump Jr. stands onstage with his father Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump after Trump's debate against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S. September 26, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Evidence Suggests Russian Intelligence Pipeline To Trump Campaign

Days after Donald Trump Jr. hosted a group of Russians at Trump Tower promising to deliver damaging information on the Democratic National Committee and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, a hacke...
15/07/2017 5:26 PM AEST
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer listens as EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt answers reporters' questions during a briefing at the White House June 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. Neither Spicer or Pruitt could say what President Donald Trump's personal opinion is about climate change. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Two Former Press Secretaries Have Some Advice For Sean Spicer

Sean Spicer, the ghosts of press secretaries past would like to have a word with you. Ari Fleischer, who served in the post under President George W. Bush, and Mike McCurry, who had it under President...
29/06/2017 8:09 PM AEST