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Storm Chasers Seek Thrills, But Also Chance To Warn Others
When disaster strikes, our natural instinct is to take cover and seek shelter. But in severe weather, especially the type that breeds tornadoes like we saw in Oklahoma and parts of the Midwest this week, there are those who ride toward the storm.
Discovering A Family Member's Lost Time In Amsterdam
When Margot Adler learned that a cousin had hidden from the Nazis in Amsterdam, she was stunned. Adler started digging around and discovered that like Anne Frank, 25,000 Dutch Jews hid, and two-thirds of them survived. Her cousin was one of them.
Tornado Leaves Moore, Okla., Neighborhoods Unrecognizable
Melissa Block and Robert Siegel have the latest on the tornado that caused major damage in Moore, Okla., on Monday.
Okla. Tornado Survivors Try To Collect Lives After Storm
For some neighbors in Moore, Okla., the decision of taking cover away from home or sheltering in place made the difference between life and death.
Apple CEO Defends Tax Practices At Senate Hearing
Apple CEO Tim Cook faced tough questions on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. He defended a tax strategy that allows Apple to avoid taxes on tens of billions of dollars of profits. Cook also called on the Congress to lower the U.S. corporate tax rate.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Spared By Shareholders
JPMorgan Chase shareholders have rejected a proposal to force Jamie Dimon to give up his dual role as both chairman and CEO of the bank. Of the shareholders who voted, 32 percent voted to split the roles. A year ago 40 percent voted in favor.
Teacher Led Students Through Storm Despite Peril To Daughter
The high school in Moore, Okla., wasn't badly damaged by Monday's tornado. But a special ed teacher stayed with her own students there rather than hunting for her own daughter at a wrecked elementary school.
Book Review: 'King Of Cuba'
Alan Cheuse reviews the novel King of Cuba by Cristina Garcia.
Moore, Okla., Tornado Was 'Storm Of Storms'
Melissa Block and Robert Siegel give the latest in Oklahoma after a huge tornado tore through the state on Monday.
'Reinventing The Register' May Take Time For Square
Square is the much buzzed-about digital payments company started by the founder of Twitter. With the launch of a new product last week, we check in on the company's promise to revolutionize how we buy things.