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December 23, 2018 9:16 PM Brothers acquire Ike-swamped ex-museum site in Galveston

FILE - In a Sept. 19, 2008 file photo, storm debris covers the Lone Star Flight Museum in Galveston, Texas, after storm surge from Hurricane Ike inundated the museum. The Galveston building that housed the vintage military aircraft flight museum and was swamped in 2008 during Hurricane Ike has been sold. The Galveston County Daily News reports brothers 103

December 23, 2018 5:38 PM Brothers acquire Harvey-swamped ex-museum site in Galveston

GALVESTON, Texas – A Galveston building that housed a vintage military aircraft flight museum and was swamped in 2008 during Hurricane Ike has been sold. The Galveston County Daily News reports brothers Billy, John and Todd Sullivan purchased the 100,000-square-foot building formerly home to the Lone Star Flight Museum. Terms weren't released 109

December 20, 2018 10:00 PM Cuba's tourism inched up in 2018 on cruise ship arrivals

HAVANA (Reuters) - Tourism to Cuba inched up to a new record this year, government officials said on Thursday, although the gain was largely due to greater arrivals on cruise ships, which analysts say contribute less than regular travelers to the island nation’s economy. A boom in tourism to the Caribbean’s largest island over the last few years has helped 88

December 12, 2018 6:09 PM Melania Trump thanks troops, greets children in Virginia

First lady Melania Trump greets children from the Burbank and Bethel Manor Elementary schools during a tour of Joint Base Langley in Hampton, Va., Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) HAMPTON, Va. – The first lady of the United States has thanked U.S. service members at a military base in Virginia for their efforts. Flanked by two F-22 Raptor 75

December 2, 2018 1:52 AM Rep. Steve Scalise Praises George H.W. Bush, Says It's Good Trump Will Attend Funeral

Congressman Steve Scalise remembers George H.W. Bush as a great leader who continued being so long after his presidency ... even helping out his state in a time of crisis. We got he GOP House Whip at the Reagan National Airport Saturday and asked him about the passing of the former Prez, who died Friday night in Houston. Steve calls Bush a "warm and gentle 102

November 27, 2018 6:40 PM Chef José Andrés Nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

The Spanish-born chef, restaurateur, author, and humanitarian founded World Central Kitchen in 2010 and in the eight years since its creation, have served hot meals to millions in disaster zones and difficult situations. Andrés and World Central Kitchen were responsible for feeding more than a reported 3 million Americans in Puerto Rico following the devastation 108

November 20, 2018 10:36 PM Michael Jordan Dishes Out Thanksgiving Meals to Hurricane Victims in North Carolina

They don't call him the G.O.A.T. for nothin' ... Michael Jordan is delivering a huge assist to Hurricane Florence victims ... handing out Thanksgiving meals to those affected by the storm on Tuesday. TMZ Sports has learned ... His Airness was dishin' out the meals in front of a Lowe's in Wilmington, North Carolina ... personally greeting and helping 96

November 10, 2018 3:41 PM Whose Boat Is This Boat?: A Late Show Hurricane Relief SpectacularHDTV-PGClosed Captioning

Open iTunes to preview or buy TV shows. Whose Boat Is This Boat?: A Late Show Hurricane Relief Spectacular is an adaptation of the book of the same name, comprised solely of quotations from President Donald Trump made in the wake of Hurricane Florence. 100% of The Late Show proceeds go to hurricane relief – so now you can experience all the joy of giving 66

November 2, 2018 2:16 PM US wage growth hits nine-year high

Wages in the US grew at their fastest pace for nine years last month, according to the latest official figures. The US Labor Department said wages grew at an annual rate of 3.1% in October, accelerating from a rate of 2.8% the month before. The economy also added 250,000 jobs last month, which was well ahead of analysts' expectations. Most sectors of the economy 106

October 29, 2018 9:44 PM Matthew McConaughey surprises Hurricane Harvey first responders in Houston

Matthew McConaughey visited Houston first responders over the weekend to praise their efforts during Hurricane Harvey. (Houston Fire Department) Matthew McConaughey visited Houston, Texas, on Sunday to honor those who risked their lives during Hurricane Harvey. The 48-year-old actor visited a handful of officials on National First Responders Day to take part in the “Wild Turkey 102