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Health Mar 23Texas joins states making vaccines available to all adults
The announcement by state health officials Tuesday adds Texas to the rapidly growing list of states that are making the vaccine available to all adults.
Politics Mar 02Texas becomes biggest U.S. state to lift COVID-19 mask mandate
The decision comes as governors across the U.S. have eased coronavirus restrictions, despite warnings from health experts that the outbreak is far from over.
Nation Feb 23Board leaders of Texas’ grid operator resign after outages
Four board leaders of Texas' embattled power grid operator said Tuesday they will resign following outrage over more than 4 million customers losing power during a deadly winter freeze last week.
Nation Feb 19Lights come back on in Texas as water woes rise in the South
Many of the millions of Texans who lost power for days after a deadly winter blast overwhelmed the electric grid now have it back, but the crisis was far from over in parts of the South, with many people lacking…
Nation Feb 18Some power restored in Texas but water woes persist
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says 7 million people have been ordered to boil their water before consuming it. The extreme weather was blamed for the deaths of over three dozen people, some while trying to keep warm.
Nation Feb 18WATCH: Texas crisis has governor facing energy industry
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott wants mandates that would require power plants to withstand extreme winter weather. The number of Texas residents still without electricity Thursday was fewer than 500,000 after historic snowfall and single-digit temperatures.
Nation Feb 17Power outages linger for millions as another icy storm looms
The latest storm front was expected to bring more hardship, especially to states that are unaccustomed to such frigid weather — parts of Texas, Arkansas and the Lower Mississippi Valley.
Nation Feb 16Anger grows over Texas outages a full day after historic snowfall
More than 4 million people in Texas still had no power a full day after historic snowfall and single-digit temperatures created a surge in demand for electricity to warm up homes unaccustomed to such extreme lows.
Nation Feb 15Power cut across Texas as snow, ice blanket southern Plains
A winter storm dropping snow and ice also sent temperatures plunging across the southern Plains, prompting a power emergency in Texas a day after conditions canceled flights and impacted traffic across large swaths of the U.S.
Health Nov 20Daily COVID-19 deaths in U.S. reach highest level since May
The coronavirus surge is taking an increasingly dire toll across the U.S. just as a vaccine appears close at hand. The country is now averaging over 1,300 COVID-19 deaths per day — the highest since the calamitous spring in and…