Brazos Electric Power Cooperative Inc is one of dozens of electricity providers facing enormous charges stemming from a severe cold snap last month. The fallout threatens utilities and power marketers who collectively face billions of dollars in blackout-related charges, executives said. Brazos and others that committed to provide power to the grid and could not, were required to buy replacement power at high rates and cover other firms' unpaid fees.
- SportsThunder Wire
With the NBA trade deadline approaching, ESPN's Bobby Marks reviewed the OKC Thunder's situations with veterans George Hill, Mike Muscala and Trevor Ariza.
Cardi B shared a series of tweets praising Lizzo's looks. When fans raved over a meet-up, she mulled the idea of working with the "Good As Hell" artist.
- PoliticsThe Telegraph
- WorldAssociated Press
The United States wasted billions of dollars in war-torn Afghanistan on buildings and vehicles that were either abandoned or destroyed, according to a report released Monday by a U.S. government watchdog. The agency said it reviewed $7.8 billion spent since 2008 on buildings and vehicles. Only $343.2 million worth of buildings and vehicles “were maintained in good condition,” said the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, or SIGAR, which oversees American taxpayer money spent on the protracted conflict.