Today: July 15, 2024
Today: July 15, 2024

Anger mounts in southeast Texas as crippling power outages and heat turn deadly

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Volunteers hand out water at a distribution station in Houston, Texas, on July 11.

(CNN) — Frustrations are mounting across southeast Texas as residents enter a fourth day of crippling power outages and heat, a combination that has proven dangerous – and at times deadly – as some struggle to access food, gas and medical care.

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