Both airports have now been shut down, as has virtually the entire city.
I have been reading the coverage of the storm on the New York Times website.
Yes, it is true Texans are not known as humble people.
Yes, our politicians are not well liked outside of the state (Ted Cruz is regarded as the most hated member of the Senate among his peers).
Global oil prices fell Friday after top producer Saudi Arabia signaled a likely boost in supply as soon as the third quarter, and world stock markets were mixed over the sudden US move to cancel the summit with North Korea.
A mega-strike by Brazilian truck drivers furious over high fuel costs eased slightly Tuesday after nine days that paralyzed transport across Latin America's biggest economy and rattled the unpopular government.
If we ourselves want assistance in our moment of catastrophe, it goes without saying that we should be kind and giving to others less fortunate or less able.