Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to lower flags to half-staff in honor of conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh

“We don’t know who will succeed Rush as America’s anchorman, but we do know that nobody will ever replace him,” DeSantis said after Limbaugh’s death.



San Antonio Zoo hippo is no fan of Texas snow, freezing temperatures

Timothy let San Antonio Zoo workers know that he was no fan of snow.



Feds deport former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived for years in Tennessee

Friedrich Karl Berger, 95, had been living in Tennessee. He helped guard a concentration camp near Meppen, Germany, near the end of World War II.



‘An important first step’: Texas Gov. Abbott thanks Biden for ‘partial approval’ of disaster request

A major disaster declaration signed by President Joe Biden promises direct aid to individuals in 77 of Texas’ 254 countries.



Death toll rising days after winter storm set thousands of cold temperature records

With hopes of a thaw on the horizon, millions of Americans are still grappling with the aftermath of the deadly winter blast.



‘Snake-pocalypse’? Florida plans ban on owning pythons, many other ‘high-risk’ reptiles

Burmese pythons and the other 15 exotic species are a threat to Florida’s ecology, economy and human health and safety, the Florida Wildlife Commission says.



School board resigns after mocking parents on reopening; weather could fuel virus spread in Texas: Latest COVID-19 updates

President Joe Biden toured a Pfizer vaccine plant in Michigan and urged Americans to get vaccinated. Latest COVID-19 news.



Stranded international college students feel abandoned. They are suing the US government.

Without in-person classes, DHS and ICE banned first-year international students from entering America. Now they’re fighting back with a lawsuit.



Texas’ winter storm could make life worse for Black and Latino families hit hard by power outages

Texans of color and low-income communities hurt by blackouts and burst pipes could now face the hardest journey to recovery, experts said.



School board resigns after mocking parents on reopening; Biden tours Pfizer manufacturing plant: Latest COVID-19 updates

President Joe Biden toured a Pfizer vaccine plant in Michigan and urged Americans to get vaccinated. Latest COVID-19 news.