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Weather conditions were ideal for tornado that slammed Oklahoma

Los Angeles Times
13 minutes ago
Written by
Eryn Brown
The city of Moore, Okla., was struck by a devastating tornado Monday because all the familiar ingredients were in place to spawn such a massive storm.
Chris Harrison flew over Oklahoma as Moore tornado hit
Hearts open for young victims
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Immigration Overhaul Wins Panel's Backing in the Senate

New York Times
1 hour ago
Written by
Julia Preston
WASHINGTON - The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved a broad overhaul of the nation's immigration laws on a bipartisan vote, sending the most significant immigration policy changes in decades to the full Senate, where the debate is ...
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NOAA still planning to furlough storm forecasters

Politico - ‎5 hours ago‎
Congress isn't rushing to stave off looming furloughs for federal weather forecasters, even after they issued tornado warnings credited with saving countless lives in Oklahoma.
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Analysis: Cautious optimism greets Xbox One

USA TODAY - ‎2 hours ago‎
It's been a dream for Microsoft since 2001: create an entertainment device that dominates the living room. Although they moved one step closer in this conquest with the Xbox 360, it appears the Xbox One might put them over the top.
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Multinationals' Scanty Tax Pay Angers UK

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON—The storm brewing over Apple Inc.'s tax practices in the U.S. has already rained down hard in the U.K., where multinationals including Starbucks Corp.
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North Korea sends 'special envoy' to China amid tension

Fox News - ‎20 minutes ago‎
PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dispatched a high-profile official and close confidant to travel to China on Wednesday as a special envoy while Beijing is under pressure to rein in its belligerent neighbor.
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Israeli military chief issues stark warning after Syria, Israel trade fire across border

Fox News - ‎10 hours ago‎
JERUSALEM - Israeli and Syrian troops exchanged fire across their tense cease-fire line in the Golan Heights on Tuesday, prompting an Israeli threat that Syria's leader will "bear the consequences" of further escalation and raising new concerns that the civil ...
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BREAKING: Suicide shuts Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

The Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
A far-right French historian shot himself in the head beside the altar of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris today apparently in protest against the legalisation of gay marriage in France.

Malcolm X's grandson buried in NY

Milton Daily Standard - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of slain civil rights activist Malcolm X, has been buried at a cemetery in suburban New York. A spokeswoman for the family said Shabazz was laid to rest near his grandparents at the Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale on Tuesday.
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Coast Guardsman who admits desertion to be confined, discharged

Fox News - ‎21 minutes ago‎
HONOLULU - A Coast Guard rescue swimmer whose disappearance led to a massive search in Hawaii pleaded guilty to desertion Tuesday, saying he left work one day, decided never to return and spent the next three months camping in the mountains.
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Dimon Wins as JPM Shareholders Reject CEO-Chairman Split

Businessweek - ‎14 minutes ago‎
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon won more investor support this year than in 2012 to remain chairman, surviving a push to divide the roles after the biggest U.S.
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Bernanke's congressional testimony to be studied for any hints of shift on Fed ...

Washington Post - ‎18 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - When Ben Bernanke testifies about the U.S. economy Wednesday, the Federal Reserve chairman's words will be examined for any clues that the Fed might soon taper - or increase - its support for the economy.
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Japan trade deficit shows weaker yen no panacea

MarketWatch - ‎58 minutes ago‎
TOKYO--Japan posted its 10th straight month of trade deficit in April, the longest stretch of red ink since 1980, a sign that a weaker yen isn't yet a panacea for the export-led economy.
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Fannie Mae Said to Plan $2 Billion CMBS Offering to Cut Holdings

Bloomberg - ‎7 hours ago‎
Fannie Mae plans to sell $2 billion of commercial-mortgage bonds issued before the credit market seizure as it seeks to reduce holdings of illiquid assets, according to three people familiar with the offering.
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Yahoo offers Flickr revamp with 1TB of 'free storage'

BBC News - ‎15 hours ago‎
Yahoo has redesigned its Flickr photo-sharing service, offering users up to 1TB of storage without a fee. The revamp also allows users to host longer video clips and higher-resolution photos, and a new app has been launched for Android devices.
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Teens, Social Media, and Privacy

The Pew Internet and American Life Project - ‎12 hours ago‎
Teens are sharing more information about themselves on social media sites than they have in the past, but they are also taking a variety of technical and non-technical steps to manage the privacy of that information.
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Man of Steel "Fate of Your Planet" Trailer: General Zod Demands Superman's ...

E! Online - ‎13 minutes ago‎
The latest trailer for Man of Steel makes it even more clear as to why Russell Crowe is a fanboy when it comes to the latest hunk to play Superman, Henry Cavill.
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Carol Burnett Named Recipient of Mark Twain Prize for Humor

AceShowbiz - ‎1 hour ago‎
The 'Carol Burnett Show' star will receive the award at a celebratory gala on October 20. Tweet. Carol Burnett. See larger image.
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Bruins Take Control of Game and Series

New York Times
42 minutes ago
Written by
Jeff Klein
An odd bounce late in the third period ruined the heroics of Henrik Lundqvist and pushed the Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night.
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Woodson back with Raiders

Chicago Tribune - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Charles Woodson's career has come full circle, as the defensive back signed with the Raiders following a visit with the team Tuesday.
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Cavaliers Win NBA Draft Lottery

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Three times previously, Pat Williams had represented the Orlando Magic at the N.B.A. draft lottery with the best probability to land the No.
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Long history of Tiger-Sergio squabble
49 minutes ago
Written by
Sam Gardner
The nearly 15-year squabble between Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia has reached a new level of cattiness in recent weeks. But now, for the first time, the 33-year-old Spaniard Garcia is apologizing to Woods after crossing the line with an off-color remark ...
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NASA rover Curiosity drills into second Martian rock; prepares to study it in detail

Fox News - ‎14 hours ago‎
PASADENA, Calif. - NASA's Curiosity rover drills again. The space agency said Monday that Curiosity has bored a hole in a second rock and will transfer a pinch of powder to its onboard laboratories later this week for analysis.
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NASA asks: Could 3-D-printed food fuel a mission to Mars?

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
NASA can send robots to Mars, no problem. But if it's ever going to put humans on the Red Planet, it has to figure out how to feed them over the course of a years-long mission.
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UPDATE 1-Regeneron, Sanofi asthma drug seen as potential game changer

Reuters - ‎7 hours ago‎
Tue May 21, 2013 4:27pm EDT. By Ransdell Pierson. May 21 (Reuters) - A new type of asthma drug meant to attack the underlying causes of the respiratory disease slashed episodes by 87 percent in a mid-stage trial, making it a potential game changer for ...
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Tunisian Man is Latest Coronavirus Fatality

Wall Street Journal - ‎7 hours ago‎
A 66-year-old Tunisian man who died after returning from a pilgrimage to the Saudi holy city of Mecca is likely to have been sickened by a SARS-like virus and two of his children tested positive for the virus, Tunisian and World Health Organization officials ...
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