- Missouri city aids tornado-ravaged Okla. town
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Officials in Joplin, Mo., have brought together a team of public safety employees they are sending to tornado-stricken Moore.
- Huge tornado hits Oklahoma City suburb, kills 51
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 51 people were killed, and officials said the death toll was expected to rise.
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- Hospitals treat more than 140 after Okla. tornado
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Officials at two hospitals say they've been treating more than 140 patients, including about 70 children, since a massive tornado hit suburban Oklahoma City.
- Oklahoma twister tracked path of 1999 tornado
NEW YORK (AP) — Monday's powerful tornado in suburban Oklahoma City loosely followed the path of a killer twister that slammed the region in May 1999.
- Twister season starts late, but starts nonetheless
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Deadly tornadoes that have raked communities in Middle America over the past week, including Monday's massive twister that carved a path of destruction through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, belie what had been a relatively quiet start of the 2013 tornado season.
- More Obama aides knew of IRS audit; Obama not told
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior advisers knew in late April that an impending report was likely to say the IRS had inappropriately targeted conservative groups, President Barack Obama's spokesman disclosed Monday, expanding the circle of top officials who knew of the audit beyond those named earlier.
- FBI agents killed in Va. training were among elite
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The two FBI agents who died while training off the Virginia Beach coast were part of the agency's elite hostage rescue team, a group known most recently for rescuing an Alabama boy from an underground bunker.
- Boston cardinal skips event over Irish PM's role
BOSTON (AP) — Cardinal Sean O'Malley skipped Boston College's commencement Monday to protest its decision to honor Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, who backs legislation to permit abortion, and O'Malley's views were echoed outside the ceremony by a few dozen anti-abortion activists.
- Conn. lawmakers to seek hearings on derailment
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Commuters navigated a patchwork of cars, trains and buses along Connecticut's shoreline Monday, encountering lengthy delays as authorities probed the cause of a train collision that disrupted one of the nation's oldest and most heavily traveled railways.