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As Ted Cruz travels, mutual aid groups are stepping up in Texas

Jessica Roy | Los Angeles Times On Wednesday night, photos posted to Twitter appeared to show something borderline unthinkable: Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas boarding...

Biden declares major disaster in Texas as federal aid flows

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Add Mother Nature to the pile of crises on President Joe Biden's plate. A month into the...

ERCOT’s rolling blackouts draw first lawsuit; AG vows probe

DALLAS (AP) — The blackouts that left much of Texas cold and thirsty have spawned their first lawsuit. The lawsuit filed Friday in a Nueces...

Texas coronavirus deaths top 200 as hospitalizations decline

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of deaths in Texas due to the illness caused by the coronavirus increased by more than 200 on...

As Texans were in the dark, state failed to deliver vital emergency information

By Duncan Agnew | Texas Tribune As millions of Texans fought to survive brutal winter weather without power and water, Gov. Greg Abbott told residents...

Many Texans died during storm, how many won’t be known for months

By Shawn Mulcahy | Texas Tribune As snow blanketed much of Texas on Sunday, an 11-year-old boy in the Houston area gleefully played outside. Seeing...

Prices for lodging, necessities skyrocket amid storm

By SEAN MURPHY | Associated Press AUSTIN — Hotel rooms for $1,000 a night. Gasoline prices spiking. Even bottled water prices doubling or tripling overnight. Officials...

President Biden to visit Texas; to sign a major disaster order for winter storm

By Bryan Mena, Texas Tribune President Joe Biden said Friday that he’ll sign a major disaster declaration for Texas after millions in the state suffered...

ERCOT: Texans no longer need to conserve energy

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has ended emergency conditions and said conservation is no longer necessary. “We only request conservation from customers when we...

Texas governor’s biggest donors: Energy industry that failed

By PAUL J. WEBER and NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As frozen Texas reels under one of the worst electricity outages in...