Dec. 27: Winter storm death toll rises. Title 42 expected to expire Tuesday.

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Tommy Roetzer digs out his driveway on West Delavan Street in Buffalo, N.Y., on Monday, Dec. 26, 2022. (Derek Gee/The Buffalo News via AP)

Good morning! It’s Tuesday December 27, 2022. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. Death toll in western New York rises from winter storm

Tommy Roetzer digs out his driveway on West Delavan Street in Buffalo, N.Y., on Monday, Dec. 26, 2022. (Derek Gee/The Buffalo News via AP)

2. Title 42 expected to expire Tuesday

Migrants walk towards the US-Mexico border in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)

3. Southwest cancels thousands more flights; DOT to examine

FILE: Travelers look at flight schedules at Miami International Airport during a winter storm ahead of the Christmas holiday in Miami, Florida, on December 23, 2022. – Nearly a million-and-a-half US power customers were in the dark Friday as a severe winter storm walloped the country, causing highway closures and thousands of flight cancellations days before Christmas. Heavy snow, howling winds, and air so frigid it instantly turned boiling water into ice took hold of much of the nation, including normally temperate southern states. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP) (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images)

4. Mega Millions jackpot eclipses $500M for third time in a row

FILE – A customer fills out a Mega Millions lottery ticket at a convenience store in Northbrook, Ill., on Jan. 6, 2021. The holiday shopping season, for Mega Millions lottery ticket buyers, at least, is ramping up as officials say the estimated jackpot for the drawing the night of Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022, has surpassed half a billion dollars. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

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AMERICANS EXPECTED TO RETURN UP TO $170BN IN HOLIDAY GIFTS

According to marketing data firm Inmar, about one-third of retailers are expecting to see between 11% to 20% of the items they sold this holiday season returned. Some estimates put the dollar figure for all of those returned gifts at roughly $170 billion.

FILE: Holiday gift. (Getty Images)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 The Trump-era policy that allows border officials to turn away migrants at the southern border, known as Title 42, is expected to expire as early as Tuesday after months of legal back and forth that began when the Biden administration sought to end the policy in the spring of 2022.

🔴 Taiwan’s president is expected to speak Tuesday about civil defense reforms given increasing tension with China.

🔴 The FDA is fast-tracking review of the anti-overdose drug naloxone for use without prescription.

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