CORPUS CHRISTI — Missiles whizzing overhead, the ever-present danger of explosions on the trek to school and constant checkpoints are realities the Ghraowi family faced the last few years in Damascus, the capital city of Syria.
Beginning tomorrow, Quakertown Park will be abuzz. Stages and vendor tents will start going up.
BEIJING — China’s live-streaming sites have become a burgeoning cottage industry, offering money-making opportunities and even stardom to their mostly female hosts and an entertaining new alternative for millions of viewers to online dramas and stodgy state-controlled TV.
Around this time of year, the cherry trees are blossoming all over Washington, D.C. People plan visits to the nation’s capital to coincide with the beauty of the blooms. Here’s a little known fact about Denton: It’s spelled different, but we have a chairy orchard abloom here year-round
BOSTON — Ride-hailing companies catering exclusively to women are cropping up and raising thorny legal questions, namely: Are they discriminatory?
Some people are “house rich” and “house poor” at the same time. They’re house rich because they own a house. They may own it outright or have a tiny mortgage balance. Either way, they’ve got a bunch of equity. But they can also be house poor.
The emails questioning my sanity arrived soon after publication of last week’s column. It reported on the use of reverse mortgages to buy new homes with 50 percent down — but never having to make a mortgage payment for the balance of the cost.
LAKE WALES, Florida — The advertisement in Where to Retire magazine caught my eye. It made an interesting offer.
Verts Kebap, a fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant, will open on Loop 288 later this month, according to company officials.
The 28,000 square-foot grocery store Sprouts Farmers Market on Teasley Lane now has a scheduled opening: Wednesday, June 29 at 7 a.m.
Peterbilt is adding a 102,000 square-foot building to their Denton campus for production and testing.
Last Monday was a bright, sunny day. A couple hundred people hurried from their cars toward a giant tent, jackets pulled tight against a nippy wind blowing across the construction site.
New home sales listings in the area were up 20 percent in February from a year ago, according to data from local real estate agents. And the total inventory of single-family homes listed for sale with area real estate agents is 4 percent higher than a year ago.
WASHINGTON — The coffee obsession has reached a new peak: You can now know the altitude at which the beans used for your morning cup of java were grown.
What are your thoughts on this, the good or the bad?
TOKYO — The scene: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the economy minister and top central banker receiving a lecture from Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz. The message: No matter how bad the debt, Japan’s economy is too weak to withstand another tax hike.
CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple unveiled a small new iPhone, a new iPad tablet for business use and knocked $50 off its Apple Watch at a product event Monday. The announcements, which were largely expected, aim to keep up the company’s commercial momentum in the face of unexpected challenges.
NEW ORLEANS — For years, tourists in New Orleans mostly stayed in the French Quarter. They did their drinking there, gawked at raunchy shows on Bourbon Street and gorged themselves at exquisite restaurants.
Today is the final in this three-part series about Denton at the massive South by Southwest Interactive Festival.
An undeveloped idea stands between you and a more generous retirement.
NEW YORK (AP) — Starwood called off a $12.2 billion buyout agreement with Marriott in favor of an offer from a group of investors led by the Chinese insurance company Anbang.
PARIS — With their beloved baguette already available 24 hours a day, it seems only logical that Parisians can now get the Bayonne ham and Basque pate that goes so well with the bread from the first meat vending machine installed in the French capital.
CLARKSBURG, Calif. — Atop a dirt levee his great-grandfather built in the 1800s to hold back California’s mightiest river, Northern California farmer Russell van Loben Sels looks out over the site of a new water project, one that would be the state’s most ambitious in a half-century.
Cinemark will no longer have a movie theater at Rayzor Ranch Town Center, despite announcing plans for a Cinemark Movie Bistro at the development in 2014.
The annual South by Southwest festival in Austin is an enormous wheel composed of several cogs and many spokes.
The most common element of magic tricks is misdirection.