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A truck drives past a highway sign Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, in Houston. A frigid blast of winter weather across the U.S. plunged Texas into an unusually icy emergency Monday that knocked out power to more than 2 million people and shut down grocery stores and dangerously snowy roads. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

What to do if you’re in the middle of a power outage

Scottie Andrew, CNN February 15, 2021

(CNN) -- Texas is colder than it's been in decades, one of at least 25 states under a winter weather advisory during this week's historic cold outbreak.But as Texans scramble to stay warm, rolling...

Researchers said they have identified a batch of similar troubling mutations in coronavirus samples circulating in the United States.

Batch of homegrown coronavirus mutations seen in US

15 FEB 21 10:08 ET By Maggie Fox, CNN February 15, 2021

  (CNN) -- Researchers said Sunday they have identified a batch of similar troubling mutations in coronavirus samples circulating in the United States. They've not only drawn attention to them; they've...

President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, May 15, 2020, in Washington.

Trump acquitted for second time following historic Senate impeachment trial

(CNN) -- The Senate has acquitted former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial Saturday, voting that Trump was not guilty of inciting the deadly January 6 riots at the Capitol.The vote...

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talks to reporters following the weekly Senate Democratic policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol January 07, 2020 in Washington, DC. 

House Democrats surprise Senate with request to hear from witnesses at impeachment trial

(CNN) -- In a surprise twist, House impeachment managers asked the Senate on Saturday morning to call witnesses in former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial rather than moving to a final...

Melissa DeRosa, secretary to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, conducts a news conference with Cuomo on the COVID-19 pandemic at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., after a meeting with President Trump at the White House on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. 

New York governor’s top aide admits administration delayed the release of Covid-19 deaths in long-term care facilities over federal investigation concerns

Lauren del Valle, CNN February 12, 2021

(CNN) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top aide says the administration delayed the release of data on Covid-19 deaths of long-term care facility residents because of concerns about a potential federal...

Registered Pharmacist Paula Agoglia fills a dead volume syringe with the COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up vaccination site in the William Reid Apartments, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The syringe allows for a full 6 doses to be extracted from each vial. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, Pool)

Pharmacies start administering their first 1 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from federal government

(CNN) -- More retail pharmacies around the country will start to administer Covid-19 vaccines by appointment Friday under a new federal program that is shipping doses directly to them.One million doses...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Nominees

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 nominees announced

Lisa Respers France, CNN February 11, 2021

 (CNN) -- Go ahead and brush the "Dirt Off Your Shoulder," the 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees are a "Tapestry" of "Simply The Best."If you haven't guessed yet, Jay-Z, Carole King and Tina...

TOPSHOT - US President Donald Trump listens to a speaker during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on April 23, 2020, in Washington, DC. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Prosecutors in Georgia open criminal investigation into Trump’s attempt to influence election results

Jason Morris and Devan Cole, CNN February 10, 2021

(CNN) -- A prosecutor in Fulton County, Georgia, has opened a criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump for his "attempts to influence the administration of the 2020 Georgia general election."In...

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 05: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the national economy and the need for his administrations proposed $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief legislation in the State Dining Room at the White House on February 05, 2021 in Washington, DC. Biden hosted lawmakers from both parties at the White House this week in an effort to push his pandemic relief plan forward. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

Biden announces US will sanction Myanmar’s military leaders following coup

Jennifer Hansler, CNN February 10, 2021

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced that the United States will sanction Myanmar's military leaders after last week's coup in the country.In brief remarks, the President said he had...

In this photo illustration, a Facebook logo seen displayed on a smartphone.

Facebook will start showing some of its users less political content

10 FEB 21 10:38 ET By Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business February 10, 2021

(CNN) -- Facebook will start reducing the amount of political content users see while scrolling their primary feeds.The social media platform will "temporarily reduce the distribution of political content...

Derenik Gharibian, area pharmacy director Kaiser, prepares Pfizer coronavirus vaccine.

About 1 in 10 Americans have gotten at least their first Covid-19 shot. But supply challenges remain

10 FEB 21 10:46 ET By Christina Maxouris, CNN February 10, 2021

(CNN) -- About one in 10 Americans -- nearly 32.9 million people -- have so far received at least a first dose of the two-part Covid-19 vaccines, data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

US President Donald Trump speaks to supporters from The Ellipse near the White House on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. 

Senators vote that impeachment trial is constitutional following House managers and Trump lawyer debate

(CNN) -- The Senate voted Tuesday that the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump is constitutional after the House made an emotionally compelling case showing how rioters violently...

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