Millions of American remained without power in frigid temperatures Tuesday as the U.S. continues to grapple with the effects of a major storm. The demand for energy is taxing power grids, most significantly in Texas. Stephanie Sy speaks with Michael…
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
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.
By Associated Press
At least three people were killed when a tornado tore through a seaside town in North Carolina, and millions of people in Texas remained in the dark early Tuesday amid subfreezing temperatures.
By Paul J. Weber, Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press
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.
In our news wrap Monday, a Congressional Budget Office report found President Biden's plan to increase the minimum wage to $15 would reduce poverty but raise the federal deficit, Texas Rep. Ron Wright becomes first sitting member of Congress to…
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
The order represents a victory for Texas' Republican leaders, who often sued to stop programs enacted by Biden's Democratic predecessor, President Barack Obama.
By Associated Press
Authorities had been using dogs and drones to search for the man late Saturday in woods near Winona following a car chase, and the pastor of the nearby Starrville Methodist Church discovered him hiding in a church bathroom Sunday morning,…
By Nomaan Merchant, Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press
The Electoral College meets Monday to formally elect Biden as the next president.
By PBS NewsHour
A state appeals court ruled in favor of a group of local restaurants in El Paso, Texas, and halted the shutdown of nonessential businesses that was scheduled to last until December 1. The decision came as El Paso recorded 1,488…
The coronavirus set all kinds of records in the United States this week -- none of them good. More than 67,000 people are hospitalized, and the country has averaged close to 1,000 deaths per day for the past week. In…
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