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  • Tornado watch: Violent storm moves through Oklahoma

    Tornado watch: Violent storm moves through Oklahoma

    Tornado watch: A violent storm system, which followed closely behind the one that spawned a massive twister which struck Joplin, Mo., moves through the Oklahoma City area Tuesday evening.

  • In Pictures Storms across the Midwest

    A tornado half a mile wide moves north in Canadian County after having just crossed SH-3, the Northwest Expressway, and moving toward Piedmont, Okla., on May 24. High-powered storms pummeled the midwest starting on May 24 and early May 25, just days after a massive tornado tore up Joplin, Mo.

  • Joplin, Missouri, tornado: Warnings pale in season of violent twisters

    Joplin, Missouri, tornado: Warnings pale in season of violent twisters

    Residents of Joplin, Missouri, had about 20 minutes of warning before a tornado strike Sunday. But this spring, early warnings have not been enough to prevent high death tolls from tornadoes.

  • Income tax help with a twist: Move to rural Kansas. No state income tax.

    Income tax help with a twist: Move to rural Kansas. No state income tax.

    Income tax help in Kansas comes in the form of a five-year amnesty on state income taxes. State hopes new income tax help will lure people to rural areas.

  • In Pictures NCAA fans

    Syracuse fans Denis Hickey (l.) and John Groat wear masks of coach Jim Boeheim before an East regional NCAA college basketball tournament second round game between Syracuse and Indiana State in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 18.

  • 'Sovereign citizens': Is Jared Loughner a sign of revived extremist threat?

    'Sovereign citizens': Is Jared Loughner a sign of revived extremist threat?

    Since 2010 began, 'sovereign citizens' have shot police officers, flown a plane into an IRS building, and stolen a strip mall. Jared Loughner, the alleged Tuscon shooter, may be an adherent.

  • Last WWI veteran from US dies in W. Va.

    Last WWI veteran from US dies in W. Va.

    Last WWI veteran: Buckles had been advocating for a national memorial honoring veterans of the Great War in the nation's capital and asked about its progress weekly, sometimes daily.

  • Why did Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker take a call from 'David Koch'?

    Why did Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker take a call from 'David Koch'?

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker thought he was having a friendly chat with David Koch, a billionaire industrialist and major funder of conservative causes. It turned out to be a liberal prankster.

  • Snow storm wallops Oklahoma and Arkansas with three-foot drifts

    Snow storm wallops Oklahoma and Arkansas with three-foot drifts

    Arctic air pushes unusually far south, bringing 10 to 20 inches of snow and three-foot drifts to Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, and even parts of Texas.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/23

    An Iraqi woman is kissed by a nun at a funeral for two slain Christian brothers in Mosul, 225 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq. Gunmen shot and killed two Christian brothers Monday in a northern Iraqi city in the latest in a spate of attacks targeting the religious minority, Iraqi police said. A lawmaker called on Iraq's government Tuesday to better protect its dwindling Christian community and lambasted other nations that have offered asylum to fleeing Christians as meddling in Iraq's problems.

 
 
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