Storm forensics experts have begun to put into historical perspective the massive twister outbreak that hit Alabama and six other Southern states. The Tuscaloosa twister alone may register as the most powerful long-track tornado in US history.
If there's one area where the US maintains a decisive lead over other countries, it's in its military.
The coffee party movement held its political kickoff Saturday at 370 locations across the US. At one Georgia meeting, the message didn't seem that different from the rival 'tea party' message.
Some find the city's new classically designed monument beautiful; others say it reflects a cultural inferiority complex.