Members of Oak Glen Residential Community are assisted by rescue personnel as rising waters from a nearby creek forced them to evacuate their homes in Johnson, Ark., on April 25. Much of northwest Arkansas was hit with heavy rain and flash floods. Beth Hall/AP
Butler County, Mo., Sheriff Mark Dobbs stands on a levee along the Black River on April 25, where floodwaters were running over into adjacent farmland southeast of Poplar Bluff. The levee broke in this location during a 2008 flood. Paul Davis/Daily American Republic/AP
Members of the Missouri Highway Patrol set off by boat to patrol a flooded street and check for victims of a flash flood in Poplar Bluff, Mo., on April 25. Jeff Roberson/AP
A pickup truck and armored delivery vehicle sit stranded in floodwaters from the Black River south of Poplar Bluff, Mo., on April 25. A thousand residents fled their homes in southern Missouri as heavy rains falling on saturated ground threatened to break the levee protecting their town. Paul Davis/Daily American Republic/AP
A section of Township Avenue was closed due to the rising waters of Niokaska Creek in Fayetteville, Ark., on April 25. Beth Hall/AP
Business owners work to prevent rising waters from entering their building along College Avenue in Fayetteville, Ark., on April 25. Beth Hall/AP
Water from a nearby creek begins to rise around a home on 54th Street in Fayetteville, Ark., on April 25. Beth Hall/AP
A truck drives through floodwaters away from a mobile home in Poplar Bluff, Mo., on April 25. Jeff Roberson/AP
A man with an official security pass gesticulated in a non-sensical fashion as dignitaries spoke to the crowd at Nelson Mandela's memorial service on Tuesday. As a result of the fake interpreter, the world's deaf and hearing impaired were excluded from the event.
A fake sign language interpreter took to the stage during a mass memorial for anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, gesticulating gibberish before a global audience of millions and outraging deaf people across the world.