A new assessment nearly doubles the initial death toll.
Experts share their advice for protecting your dog or cat during a hurricane, blizzard or other emergency.
State health officials said the toll could rise as they verify more deaths related to when Texas' power grid failed amid the frigid weather.
The board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, had come under scrutiny for reportedly living out of state.
In Texas, Tennessee, Mississippi and more, millions of Americans are struggling after winter storms disrupted water the supply.
The New York congresswoman helped raise $2 million in relief for Texans and is heading to the state to dispense supplies after the GOP senator went to Cancun.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) tried to escape to Cancún, Mexico, as millions of Texans suffered without heat or water.
The toilets in one Harris County jail were filled to the brim with feces and urine because the facility had no running water, according to people incarcerated there.
Grocery store employees were forced to discard thousands of items after winter storms ravaged Oregon and caused widespread power outages.
Colorado City Mayor Tim Boyd has reportedly resigned, though it's not clear if that was before he told residents, "No one owes you [and] your family anything."