Bertie Simmons, 83, now leads a $10 million endeavor at her Houston high school.
As giant ships navigate through the widened Panama canal, Houston is ready for them.
Flooding in and around Houston has killed at least five people and prompted mass rescues
Janitors who clean the offices of some of the world's richest corporations in this Texas city are among the lowest paid in the country. They have been on strike this summer trying to raise the definition of a low-level wage.