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Thursday, February 18, 2021

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Desperate for Light and Warmth, Texans See No End for Winter Storm

Desperate for Light and Warmth, Texans See No End for Winter Storm

By Maria Jimenez Moya, Campbell Robertson and Allyson Waller

Almost seven million people were being told to boil their water as another barrage of sleet and snow approached. FEMA has sent the state bottled water, blankets and generators.

Biden Signals He's Flexible on Immigration Overhaul

Biden Signals He's Flexible on Immigration Overhaul

By Michael D. Shear

After two decades of failure, advocates for the broadest possible overhaul of the nation's immigration laws are considering a new strategy: pressing for piecemeal legislation.

'How Many Funerals Will Come Out of This One?'

'How Many Funerals Will Come Out of This One?'

By Dan Balilty and Patrick Kingsley

Suspicious of secular authority, Israel's ultra-Orthodox Jews have often flouted antivirus protocols. Wary of hospitals, many prefer to stay home when they do get sick. A look inside an insular culture that has been both a vector for the virus and its victim.

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Rush Limbaugh Dies at 70; Turned Talk Radio Into a Right-Wing Attack Machine

Business

Rush Limbaugh Dies at 70; Turned Talk Radio Into a Right-Wing Attack Machine

By Robert D. McFadden and Michael M. Grynbaum

With a following of 15 million and a divisive style of mockery, grievance and denigrating language, he was a force in reshaping American conservatism.

Texas Could Have Kept the Lights On

Opinion

Texas Could Have Kept the Lights On

By Richard Parker

Republicans are blaming renewable energy, when it's the state's powerful utilities that failed to prepare for the worst.

Today's Videos

FEMA Sending Relief to Texas

Video Video: FEMA Sending Relief to Texas

By The New York Times

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is sending generators and other supplies to Texas to help the state cope with power outages after a severe winter storm, Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, said.

Biden Hosts Labor Leaders to Discuss Virus Relief Bill

Video Video: Biden Hosts Labor Leaders to Discuss Virus Relief Bill

By The Associated Press

President Biden spoke Wednesday with a group of labor leaders about his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill and to get input on investing in the nation's infrastructure.

Watch: Trump's Atlantic City Hotel and Casino Demolition

Video Video: Watch: Trump's Atlantic City Hotel and Casino Demolition

By Reuters

The last vestige of former President Donald Trump's legacy in Atlantic City, N.J., ended on Wednesday with the implosion of Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino. It was once the premier gaming destination in the area.

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