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An ice storm is unleashing treacherous conditions across parts of the Southern U.S.

Stretching from Texas to Tennessee, the storm will continue through at least Thursday morning, affecting travel and possibly knocking out power in some areas. Thousands of flights have been disrupted.

How the pandemic changed the rules of personal finance

A new book says the Great Resignation was really the Great Reshuffle.

Morning news brief

Secretary of State Blinken meets with Palestinian President Abbas, deadline to cut water use along the Colorado River, evidence is presented on Trump’s role in paying hush-money to Stormy Daniels.

7 states that rely on the Colorado River are up against a deadline for water cutbacks

The seven states that share the Colorado River face a Tuesday deadline to agree to voluntary water cutbacks, or have federal cuts imposed. Six states have agreed to a plan, but California did not.

Border officials crack down on attempts to bring eggs into the U.S.

U.S. egg prices are soaring. Even though it’s illegal to bring raw eggs into the U.S., many people are going to Mexico to buy them. (Story first aired on All Things Considered on Jan. 27, 2023.)

Police statements tell the first version of an incident. Then video footage comes out

Memphis authorities initially said Tyre Nichols was taken into custody after two “confrontations” with police. Video footage released later shows Nichols being fatally beaten by officers.

A newly single mom wasn’t sure she could make ends meet. They threw her a lifeline

Sabrina Kronk was worried about providing for her daughter Katie. When their car broke down she was nervous about the financial implications. Then she got some help from some unexpected friends.

These combat vets want to help you design the perfect engagement ring

‘Wove’ is a design-your-own engagement ring company started by two former Army Rangers who got the idea while on combat deployment.

COVID-19 is a leading cause of death among children, but is still rare

Children ages 19 and under died from COVID-19 at a rate at 1 per 100,000, making it rare, but still a leading cause of death among that age group.

Wintry weather leads to more than 1,000 flight cancellations across the U.S.

On top of the cancellations, another 4,700 flights were delayed nationwide on Monday as Texas and nearby states dealt with freezing temperatures and wintry precipitation.

The White House plans to end COVID emergency declarations in May

The declarations have been extended several times since they were first enacted back in 2020. The plan could have implications for several COVID-related policies, such as funds for tests and vaccines.

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