US weather

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Long road to recovery: effects of devastating winter freeze to haunt Texas for years
Bungled response will have consequence for finances, health and homes – and less privileged Texans will feel the pinch

Alexandra Villarreal in Austin

27, Feb, 2021 @2:57 PM

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'Shivering under a pile of six blankets, I finally lost it': my week in frozen Texas hell
February was the peak of my pandemic depression – and then came the ‘Arctic blast’

Erum Salam

26, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘Don’t be assholes’: Ted Cruz criticizes press reports over his Cancún trip
Speaking on a podcast, Republican complains about how the press treated him and his family after flying to Mexico as Texas froze

Martin Pengelly in New York

23, Feb, 2021 @4:38 PM

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Texas Republican hypocrisy over federal aid is nothing new – ask Flyin' Ted Cruz | Lloyd Green
After Hurricane Sandy, the senator opposed relief for New York and New Jersey. It’s one rule for Texas, another for the rest of us

Lloyd Green

22, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Texans rally to help neighbors amid big freeze as officials are caught cold
With huge gaps in the state and local response to the winter crisis, volunteers are stepping up to provide vital services

Alexandra Villarreal in Austin, Texas

21, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Texas freeze shows a chilling truth – how the rich use climate change to divide us | Robert Reich
The Lone Star State is aptly named. If you’re not part of the Republican oil elite with Cruz and Abbott, you’re on your own

Robert Reich

21, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Biden approves major disaster declaration over Texas deep freeze
Fema announces move to free up federal funding for state hit by power blackouts and water shortages

Alexandra Villarreal in Austin, Texas, Lauren Aratani in New York and agencies

20, Feb, 2021 @9:28 PM

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Boy, 11, dies in freezing mobile home as Texas death toll mounts
Family believes Cristian Pavón Pineda died of hypothermia in snowbound Conroe during severe winter weather

Lauren Aratani

20, Feb, 2021 @4:29 PM

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Biden to declare major disaster in Texas as millions hit by water shortages
President to travel to Texas ‘if I can do it without creating a burden for folks’ after winter storm disrupts water supplies following power outages

Oliver Laughland in New Orleans and agencies

20, Feb, 2021 @1:59 AM

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About 6m vaccines delayed due to extreme frigid weather across US
From Texas to New England, bad weather has forced many injection sites to close and held up shipments of needed doses

Alexandra Villarreal and agencies

19, Feb, 2021 @6:09 PM

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'This is a disaster': Texas faces dwindling food supplies amid Arctic conditions
With grocery stores empty, school meals suspended and pantries forced to close, millions are trapped in precarious situations

Nina Lakhani

19, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Millions of Texans struggle for drinking water following deadly winter storm
Record low temperatures damaged infrastructure and froze pipes, disrupting services and contaminating supplies for 12 million

Alexandra Villarreal in Austin and Erum Salam in San Antonio

18, Feb, 2021 @10:22 PM

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