Ten years ago, 241 Texas power plants couldn’t take the cold. Dozens of them failed again this year.
More than 30 Texas power plants failed during a 2011 winter freeze and again in 2021, despite warnings about the need to winterize their equipment.washingtonpost.com
Can a decade-old witness confession help save Julius Jones from execution?
A college freshman was sent to death row for the 1999 murder of a businessman in front of his family. Racism, poor lawyer work and a co-defendant's alleged confessions are in play as a parole board considers a last-chance plea for commutation on Monday.washingtonpost.com
State Department aide appointed by Trump stormed the Capitol, beat police with a riot shield, FBI says
The FBI arrested Trump appointee Federico G. Klein, a former State Department aide, on charges related to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, the agency said.washingtonpost.com
Congress to consider bill requiring police to report their misconduct settlements
Requiring police to report how much money they pay to settle misconduct lawsuits, and publicizing that data, could result in changes to police behavior, the sponsors hope.washingtonpost.com