Houston ISD 4th and 5th graders deliver powerful speeches in the MLK Oratory Competition.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station had their own New Year’s Eve celebration, complete with a zero-gravity "ball drop" to ring in 2021.
President Donald Trump has delivered a year-end video message after returning early from vacation, highlighting his administration's work to rapidly develop a vaccine against COVID-19 and rebuild the economy.
Gone were the revelry and shoulder-to-shoulder crowds that typify Times Square on New Year's Eve.
Houston Fire officials said they’ll be doing random patrols starting Thursday through the weekend to make sure businesses are complying with the state’s COVID-19 restrictions.
Don’t want to stay up till midnight on New Year’s Eve? Families, early sleepers and those wanting to social distance might consider a midday celebration for December 31.
Pandemic restrictions are limiting crowds in many places as people bid farewell to a year they’d prefer to forget.
The coronavirus scourge that dominated the year is also looming over New Year's festivities and forcing officials worldwide to tone them down.
A public safety alert was sent out to Harris County residents on Wednesday afternoon urging everyone to cancel all gatherings ahead of New Year's Eve.
A year after a Harris County woman was killed by a stray bullet while watching New Year's fireworks, the sheriff’s office is reminding residents about the dangers of celebrating the holiday with gunfire.
The president-elect and the future first lady will be special guests on Ryan Seacrest's New Year's Eve celebration. Jennifer Lopez will be the musical headliner.
Brazoria County is collecting Christmas trees to help rebuild the dunes along their beaches.
“People have to be responsible. People also have to assume the responsibility that when they hold these large events and people end up getting sick, and some people could eventually die, people have to assume the responsibility for that,” Mayor Turner said.
An anonymous donor makes good on his promise to a Cy-Fair family of 12 who lost everything when their home caught fire two days before Christmas.
A record number of travelers passed through U.S. airports over the holidays despite warnings to limit travel amid the worsening coronavirus pandemic.
For about 40 years, Reyes has led an annual Christmas toy drive. This year, the community raised nearly $70,000 to buy thousands of gifts.
Richard Reyes also known as Pancho Claus has been passing out gifts for a good cause for nearly 40 years.
Some Christmas gift-givers discovered their presents didn't arrive in time for the holiday despite ordering weeks ahead.
Residents at a nursing home in Ohio went “deer hunting” for the holidays.
A Delta flight attendant hopes to reunite a wayward stuffed cat with its owner with the public’s help and a dash of holiday magic.