Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Sunday, February 21, 2021 (1 Viewer)

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Below are some of the top political news stories of the day:


Why a predictable cold snap crippled the Texas power grid
(Reuters) - As Texans cranked up their heaters early Monday to combat plunging temperatures, a record surge of electricity demand set off a disastrous chain reaction in the state’s power grid.

Feds probing Roger Stone, Alex Jones over roles in Capitol riot
Garland says laws must be ‘fairly and faithfully enforced’
Biden's first month was a 'honeymoon,' but bigger challenges loom ahead
Lauren Boebert becoming Democrats' most loathed House Republican as 2022 challengers line up
Garland calls Capitol riot prosecutions ‘critical work,’ warns ‘we do not yet have equal justice'
Senator seeks probe of natural gas price spikes during storm
Big U.S. companies slash donations to politicians after Trump election challenge
Biden seems set to pick fight over Rahm Emanuel
In stimulus push, Biden calls on Republicans to heed their constituents
Texas and California built different power grids, but neither stood up to climate change
AG nominee Garland vows to restore DOJ independence; casts domestic extremist battle as 'central' to mission
Biden revival of immigration 'catch and release' won't work: former CBP chief
After initial praise, Governors Cuomo and Newsom face political heat over COVID-19 response
Loyal Trump Republican moves to cut off all noncitizens from government assistance programs
Texas' dangerous week in the dark is a wake-up call for the country's infrastructure
Facebook political ad ban blocks pro-vaccine messages
Biden pays a visit to ailing former GOP Sen. Bob Dole
Clubhouse's rising popularity raises misinformation concerns
Disinformation Fuels A White Evangelical Movement. It Led 1 Virginia Pastor To Quit
California parents rip school board members who resigned after they were caught mocking parents
READ: Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland's opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee
Former Trump deputy national security adviser Matt Pottinger details "grave misstep" in pandemic response
A Biden official says the White House's response to the SolarWinds attack may come within weeks - BI
New Mexico Dem governor spent taxpayer cash on groceries, booze: reports
Biden's attorney general nominee Garland vows to prioritize civil rights
Democrats plan crackdown on rising drug costs
Biden's polling is steadier than Trump's
Trump to bash Biden immigration policy in CPAC keynote
US sanctions inflicted $1 trillion damage on Iran’s economy: FM
Over 80 percent of submitted Newsom recall signatures have been verified
Over 235 charged and 400 investigations: What we know about the "unprecedented" Capitol riot arrests
Three killed in New Orleans gun shop shooting
U.N. nuclear chief in Iran as it threatens watchdog's cameras
'Very shocking': Texas man receives energy bill for nearly $7,000 (video)
US: Ex-policeman implicates NYPD, FBI in Malcolm X murder
Merrick Garland: What to know about Biden's Attorney General pick
CA school district's board resigns after unknowingly talking about parents in virtual meeting
Rep. Jayapal's tweet about canceling $50G in student loans doesn't go exactly as planned
Ocasio-Cortez Fundraising Drive For Texas Relief Raises $4 Million
'SNL' roasts Ted Cruz's trip to Cancún
Customers, staff fired back in gun store shooting; 3 dead
Photos: Texans struggle during catastrophic winter storm
'This has to be the moment' to prepare for the next pandemic, experts warn
Biden squeezed between promises to go green and bolster unions
Close to 70 dead in states with severe winter weather: report
Cruz family returns home from Cancun trip, face repercussions at home
Garland invokes DOJ battle against KKK to set tone for Capitol attack prosecutions
Only 'language of power' and sanctions can free Navalny, ally says
US plane scatters engine debris over Denver homes
Suspected hypothermia deaths in homes mount in Texas
Why Biden is standing firm on budget pick Neera Tanden despite pushback from left and right
Two more deaths confirmed in Louisiana related to severe winter weather
Myanmar protesters gather after worst day of violence
More protests and funeral follow deadly shootings in Myanmar
A ‘war zone’: Witnesses describe violence at Myanmar protests
Newly appointed DCCC adviser deletes tweets slamming Biden and Harris
UN nuclear chief in Iran as it threatens watchdog’s cameras
Federal judge Esther Salas: "My son's death cannot be in vain"
Merrick Garland to stress law enforcement experience at confirmation hearing
Iran doubles down on insistence US must lift sanctions to revive nuke talks
Democratic women sound alarm on female unemployment
Facebook takes down main page of Myanmar military
NY Gov. Cuomo denies accusations of a nursing home 'cover-up' (video)
Chinese scientist accused of blocking visa fraud investigation
Israel starts reopening economy after two-month lockdown
A Spanish rapper insulted the King. His arrest became a free speech rallying cry.
What to do if you didn't get a stimulus check
Biden declares major disaster in Texas, more than 14 million told to boil water after power failure
Entire school board resigns over comments bashing parents

Coronavirus News and Updates:

The Latest: Texas reports 227 more confirmed COVID-19 deaths
California Will Begin Setting Aside 10% Of COVID-19 Vaccine Doses For Teachers
US Covid-19 numbers may be slowing but experts project tens of thousands more deaths in next 3 months
Australia won't advertise COVID-19 vaccine on Facebook but vows publicity
NYC reports fewer than 1,000 vaccine doses amid winter weather shipment delays
Israel launches Covid-19 vaccination pass
How To Sign Up For A COVID-19 Vaccine In Your State
COVID data will determine how quickly UK emerges from lockdown, Hancock says
Is your area ready for schools to open? See where your county stands.
Iran: Results suggest primary COVID vaccine 90-percent effective
WHO says still has no details from Tanzania COVID-19 response
UK speeds up vaccinations: All adults get 1st jab by July 31
French city of Nice asks tourists to stay away amid COVID surge
Race against virus variants in South Africa is lesson for global vaccine planners
Israel's COVID vaccination pass opens fast track to normal life
Andrus Whitewing

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