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Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 8:34 PM

At Least 20 Tornadoes Rip Across Plains States

Tornadoes roared across the Plains Wednesday, with at least 20 sightings in three states as storms damaged dozens of homes and caused flash flooding and power outages across Oklahoma, NBC News reported. A "cluster of tornadoes" were reported in Kansas and Oklahoma while one touched down in Roseland, Nebraska, according to Nick Wiltgen, a senior meteorologist with the Weather Channel. At least 12 people were injured, two critically, when a tornado slammed two mobile home parks on the south side of Oklahoma City, officials said. Passengers at the Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City were evacuated from their terminals twice as severe storms approached the area. Kansas was also hit hard with a series of tornadoes, including a multi-vortex tornado that produced at least two twisters in Lincoln County. Late Wednesday evening, the Grady County Sheriff's Office warned that a tiger safari facility in Tuttle had suffered structural damage, setting live animals on the loose, according to NBC affiliate KXAS. The sheriff's office later confirmed that all animals in the facility were accounted for. Read »
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 3:18 PM

The Tom Brady Scandal: Texts From "The Deflator"

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 11:53 PM

Polls Open in Britain's "Most Unpredictable Election"

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 7:24 PM

Almost 17 Million Americans Insured Under Obamacare

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 11:48 PM

"Triple Whammy": Pollen Tsunami Causing Misery in the Northeast

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 7:25 PM

WATCH: Soldiers Cheer on Captain in Grueling Army Run

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 7:11 PM

CVS to Rebuild Baltimore Stores Damaged During Protests

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 6:17 PM

Brush-Clearing Goats Escape Hillside, Run Loose on SoCal Street

Monday, May 4, 2015 at 4:24 PM
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 7:57 PM

GOP's Santorum to Announce 2016 Presidential Bid

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 5:51 PM

Walker Slams Clinton's Immigration Comments

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 2:14 PM

Netanyahu Makes Deal to Form Coalition Government

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signed a deal with the far-right Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett to form a coalition government, ahead of Wednesday's deadline, sources told NBC News. The coalition will rule by only the slimmest of majorities, 61 of 120-memb parliament. Netanyahu's Likud party won the March 17 elections, but ended up scrambling to scrape together the minimum required 61seats into his coalition and hold onto his premiership. Read »
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 12:42 PM

"Draw Muhammad" Contest Group Has Provocative History

The group behind the provocative contest for cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad at a suburban Dallas venue attacked by two gunmen Sunday has a long history of courting controversy by targeting Muslims. The American Freedom Defense Initiative, which was founded by Pamela Geller and hosted the contest, is listed as an anti-Muslim hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Geller's group is known for mounting a campaign against the building of an Islamic center blocks from the World Trade Center site and for buying advertising space in cities across the U.S. criticizing Islam. Read »
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 7:40 PM

Maryland Cop Bit Man's Testicle During Drunken Cinco de Mayo Fight

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 6:11 PM

More Cops to be Disciplined for Death of Bipolar Man in Restraint-Chair