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- Massive tornado rips through Moore, Oklahoma: 51 killed, including 20 children; more feared deadA devastating, two-mile-wide tornado touched down near Oklahoma City on Monday, killing at least 51 people—including at least 20 children—decimating homes, businesses and a pair of elementary schools in the suburb of Moore. According to the state's medical examiner, the death toll was expected to rise. The schools—Plaza Towers Elementary and Briarwood Elementary—were leveled by [...]
- Videos: Massive tornado rips through OklahomaA massive tornado about a mile wide tore through Oklahoma, flattening homes and schools and causing widespread destruction in the Oklahoma City area. Videos of the twister show a giant funnel cloud pounding across the landscape. This video captures the tornado grinding through Newcastle before it hit Moore, Okla. "Oh my god, that thing is [...]
- Debtors bear the burden of student loans years laterSaddled with student loan debt, many college graduates stare at their statements and see eye-popping dollar figures. To wit: Carin Kilby Clark owes $140,000 for a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Strayer University. She’s now studying for a master’s degree in project management from Walden University, in addition working full time as a U.S. [...]
- Tornadoes tear through central U.S., killing twoLess than a week after a string of tornadoes killed six people in north Texas, a massive storm system that tore through the center of the country on Sunday spawned at least a dozen tornadoes, killed two people, injured dozens more and caused extensive damage from Georgia to Minnesota. According to the Oklahoma state medical [...]
- How to Help: Midwest stormsSeveral tornadoes tore through the Midwest on Sunday, May 19, laying waste to entire neighborhoods and killing at least two people.
- Police close Susan Powell case, offer new detailsWEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Josh Powell reportedly had an affair just months before his wife disappeared and his brother may have been "heavily involved" in getting rid of her body, Utah police revealed as they announced they couldn't solve the sensational case.
- Arias speaks on own behalf as jury considers deathPHOENIX (AP) — When Jodi Arias addresses the jury in her murder trial one more time, the big question will be whether she pleads for mercy or repeats what she told a TV reporter minutes after her conviction: She would rather be executed than spend the rest of her life in prison.
- Many children among 91 feared dead in tornado-hit Oklahoma
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