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Callaghan O'Hare

Toddler on ventilator fights for his life as COVID takes toll on U.S. children

Oct 06 2021

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) -When her 2-year-old started feeling sick early last week, Tiffany Jackson didn't think it might be COVID-19. | Video

'I just ask God to help me': Texas funeral home crushed by death as U.S. COVID toll tops 500,000

Feb 22 2021

HOUSTON Sunday is traditionally a quiet day for Chuck Pryor's Houston funeral home, but on this Sunday in February, almost a year after the global pandemic reached Texas, the phone was still ringing. | Video

Biden approves Texas disaster declaration after deadly freeze

Feb 20 2021

HOUSTON President Joe Biden approved a major disaster declaration for Texas on Saturday as the state struggles with the fallout from a winter storm that killed at least two dozen people and caused widespread blackouts and water shortages. | Video

'I just ask God to help me': Texas funeral home crushed by death as U.S. COVID toll nears 500,000

Feb 19 2021

HOUSTON Sunday is traditionally a quiet day for Chuck Pryor's Houston funeral home, but on this Sunday in February, almost a year after the global pandemic reached Texas, the phone was still ringing. | Video

Texas water shortages persist; 'fragile' power grid returns to life

Feb 19 2021

HOUSTON In the latest fallout from a crippling winter storm, more than 14 million Texans on Friday had to endure disrupted water service, leaving many longing for a hot shower just as the state's power grid jerked back to life after five days of blackouts. | Video

WIDER IMAGE-'I just ask God to help me': Texas funeral home crushed by death as U.S. COVID toll nears 500,000

Feb 18 2021

HOUSTON, Feb 18 Sunday is traditionally a quiet day for Chuck Pryor's Houston funeral home, but on this Sunday in February, almost a year after the global pandemic reached Texas, the phone was still ringing.

After a year of loss, patients ring in 2021 from Houston COVID-19 ward

Jan 01 2021

HOUSTON Shortly after midnight Duc Nguyen sat up in his hospital bed for a video call with his wife. The glow of a television and a street lamp outside his window provided the only light as a nasal cannula delivered oxygen to his lungs.

Prayers and faxed letters: Texas woman buries husband who died of COVID-19

Aug 27 2020

HOUSTON As hundreds of thousands of people in Texas fled their homes ahead of Hurricane Laura on Wednesday, Michelle Gutierrez was in Houston burying her husband David, who died of COVID-19 on Aug. 14.

Beirut blast halts American-Lebanese woman's final journey home

Aug 14 2020

HOUSTON Rami Basbous was on the phone with his uncle in Beirut on August 4, making arrangements to return his mother's remains from the United States to her birthplace, when he heard the blast that reduced large parts of the Lebanese capital to rubble.

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