- One block: How neighbors saw twister's deadly path
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Dan Garland could feel the latch on the shelter door begin to turn in his hand. It was as if the storm outside were a living, breathing thing — and it was trying desperately to get in.
- Oklahoma tornado damage could top $2 billion
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — The tornado that tore through an Oklahoma City suburb destroyed or damaged as many as 13,000 homes and may have caused $2 billion in overall damage, officials said Wednesday.
- Man shot to death while questioned in Boston probe
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Chechen immigrant was shot to death by authorities while being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation early Wednesday after he lunged at an FBI agent with a knife, officials said.
- Arias speaks out about case in jailhouse interview
PHOENIX (AP) — In a surprise jailhouse interview just hours after a jury began deliberating her fate, Jodi Arias spoke out about her murder trial, her many fights with her legal team and her belief that she "deserves a second chance at freedom someday."
- College fossil-fuel divestment movement builds
SWARTHMORE, Pa. (AP) — In an effort to slow the pace of climate change, students at more than 200 colleges are asking their schools to stop investing in fossil fuel companies.
- Police recover backpacks of 2 kidnapped Iowa girls
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Investigators searching for a 15-year-old Iowa girl who was abducted this week have recovered her backpack along with one belonging to a 12-year-old who escaped from the kidnapper.
- 12-year-old Mass. boy wins National Geographic Bee
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gaining confidence as he nailed questions about obscure island chains, bodies of water, global trade and culture, 12-year-old Sathwik Karnik cruised to victory Wednesday in the 2013 National Geographic Bee.
- House panel moves to curb military sexual assaults
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of a House panel angry over sexual abuse problems in the military are set to vote on a bill that would strip commanding officers of their authority to unilaterally change or dismiss court-martial convictions — a change that lawmakers believe will lead to a cultural shift that encourages more victims to step forward.
- Maine man appears in court in missing teen's death
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A 15-year-old girl found dead in woods north of Bangor knew the man charged with killing her, her best friend said, contrary to a report from her mother that she left her Glenburn home to see someone she recently met on Facebook before she disappeared.
- NY funeral for student accidentally shot by police
SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. (AP) — They hesitated at first, but then they came from all over the church: young women in black shuffling out of the pews and down the side aisles to the altar, some of them sobbing.
- Vt secretary of state opens judicial records
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont secretary of state's office says 150 years of judicial records from Caledonia County are now available for use by researchers.