Wade GoodwynWade Goodwyn is a NPR National Desk Correspondent covering Texas and the surrounding states.
A pharmacy technician prepares syringes containing an injectable anesthetic in the sterile medicines area of the inpatient pharmacy at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City.
Texas Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke at a January town hall meeting in Alice, Texas. In his long-shot bid to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz, O'Rourke has campaigned in at least 226 of the state's 254 counties.
Trucks make their way through floodwaters on a road leading to Arkema Inc. in Crosby, Texas, Wednesday. Chemicals at the plant are in danger of exploding because refrigeration is out owing to Hurricane Harvey.
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