In search of COVID-19 vaccines, some rural Texans are driving hundreds of miles across the state
Downtown Dilley on Sept. 16, 2020. Credit: Jordan Vonderhaar for The Texas TribuneNeed to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Tidwell, a retired 68-year-old living in Marathon, said some clinics in his area have had doses, but they ran out quickly. So far, about 2 million Texans have been vaccinated, while 8 million are eligible to receive it. Tidwell and others who live in rural parts of the state are frustrated by a lack of vaccines available in their communities. Greg Abbott announced the Texas National Guard would be deployed to five rural counties to help with vaccinations.
'First Cow,' 'Nomadland' top AP's best films of 2020
This image released by Searchlight Pictures shows Frances McDormand in a scene from the film "Nomadland" by Chloe Zhao. Here are our picks for the best movies of 2020:JAKE COYLE1. “David Byrne’s American Utopia”: Spike Lee’s fiction films make more noise but he’s quietly one of the best documentary filmmakers we have. He may have made the best film of the year in his short film “New York, New York,” a tribute to an undefeatable pandemic-stricken city. It's also, with a glorious rendering of Harlem, one of the best New York movies in years.