Staff from six state agencies are being deployed to help local officials clear roadways and assist essential workers in the health care and power grid industries in the wake of 2.7 million Texans being left without power after a winter storm hit the state.
Multiple winter storms are bringing snow, ice and dangerously cold temperatures as more than 100 million Americans are under a winter weather advisory, according to the National Weather Service.
Texas governor, Greg Abbott, issued a state of emergency across the entire state ahead of the arrival of the storm, and secured a federal emergency declaration from the White House in order to make additional resources available for communities impacted by this weather event.
Large stretches of highway and multiple airport hubs in the Central states may be shut down because of a storm which will unleash a whole spectrum of winter weather hazards ranging from blizzard conditions in some areas to a freeze-up with a buildup of ice in others.
The upcoming weather may persuade you to skip the outdoor dining or the romantic horse-drawn buggy ride through the town.
A federal judge ruled in favor of the state of Texas Tuesday, issuing a temporary restraining order blocking an executive order issued by President Joe Biden seeking to halt existing U.S. immigration and deportation policy for 100 days.
The National Rifle Association announced on Friday it seeks to file for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
Colorado lost its bid to be the permanent headquarters to U.S. Space Command on Wednesday, a move the state's leaders say is politically motivated and will cost taxpayers.
In another attempt to challenge the Electoral College votes approved by Congress January 6, U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, filed an emergency application with the U.S. Supreme Court for it to hear arguments in his lawsuit against Vice President Mike Pence.
Several Republican congressmen from Texas said they will oppose certifying Electoral College votes on Jan. 6.