The cascading crises of power outages across Texas due to winter weather lead to another problem — lack of clean water.
By Associated Press
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.
By Paul J. Weber, Jill Bleed, Associated Press
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.
By Paul J. Weber, Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, the U.S. passes 443,000 COVID-19 deaths after the worst month yet, snow piles up across the East Coast with cancelled flights and suspended transit, the Kremlin denounced mass protests in support of jailed Russian opposition…
By Associated Press
A major winter storm that has brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season covered a large swath of the U.S. in snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused slick road conditions throughout New England Sunday.
Record or near-record cold is gripping the Midwest and East. Even in the Deep South, temperatures have dipped into the 20s. The bitter cold poses a danger across the country, as officials work to get the homeless off the streets…
In our news wrap Tuesday, states from North Dakota to Maine bundled up for brutal wind chills after snow snarled post-holiday travel. Forecasters say the bitter temperatures across much of the Midwest and Northeast will likely last through the week.
By Molly Finnegan
If snow was on your holiday wishlist, you should have been in one of these places.
By Michael D. Regan
Residents along the east coast began recovery efforts Sunday as a record-setting winter storm moved to out sea. Snow accumulations topped three feet in some areas, while the death toll attributable to the storm rose to 19.
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