Incredible way his teacher saved young lives
Damian Kline’s elementary school took a direct hit from the mile-wide twister that tore through Moore, Okla. on Monday.
Incredible way his teacher saved young lives
As crews continue the search for survivors in Oklahoma, officials are revising the number of people killed by Monday’s monster tornado.Latest on the massive rescue effort
The president addressed the Oklahoma region ravaged by an EF4 tornado and said victims of the tragedy will not travel the path of grief alone.Pledges full support of federal government
WASHINGTON (AP) — Carol Burnett, who became famous for playing a variety of characters in sketch comedy routines on her namesake television show, was named the winner of the nation's top humor prize on Tuesday.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Carol Burnett, who became famous for playing a variety of characters in sketch comedy routines on her namesake television show, has been named the winner of the nation’s top humor prize.
The Lede is following developments in Moore, Okla., where rescue workers continue to dig through debris searching for victims.
The risk of more tornadoes in the region remained high early Tuesday as rescuers worked frantically to find survivors in an area along the edge of Oklahoma City.
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By Mari Saito TOKYO (Reuters) – Sprint Nextel Corp said its Japanese suitor SoftBank Corp granted it a waiver allowing it to consider a $25.5 billion rival bid by Dish Network Corp, as pressure mounts on SoftBank to sweeten its offer for the No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier. Sprint said its recommendation in favor of the SoftBank agreement had not changed, although some major Sprint shareholders including Paulson & Co and Omega Advisors have publicly said the Dish offer looks better than SoftBank's deal. SoftBank, which agreed last October to pay $20. …
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May 21- Frenetic search for survivors continues as Oklahoma officials downwardly revise the death toll due to possible double-counting — after a massive tornado devastated the area. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
The massive tornado struck the Oklahoma City suburb Monday, leveling homes and schools and killing dozens. Rescue workers are racing to find survivors.