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Rep. Cole Is From Moore, Where Deadly Twister Hit
Rescuers are still combing through the rubble Tuesday morning in Moore, a suburb of Oklahoma City. More is the hometown of Republican Rep. Tom Cole. He encourages everyone to remember that people in the area will need long-term help.
Border Collies Protect Scientsts' Research From Geese
Scientists in Canada were working at an experimental research farm, testing crops like corn and barley. But packs of Canadian geese had been swooping in and destroying the crops. Two border collies were hired to chase away the geese.
Now's Your Chance To Own A Little Bit Of Gandhi
The late Indian leader Mohandis Gandhi, who became known as Mahatma, or venerated one, had an appendectomy decades ago. Afterward, doctors took samples of his blood. Two microscope slides bearing that blood are being auctioned in London.
Fox News Reporter James Rosen Caught Up In Federal Probe
There is word of another controversial leak investigation by the Department of Justice. The target is Fox News reporter James Rosen, who was monitored by the department after breaking a story about North Korea's nuclear weapons program in 2009.
Unclear Laws May Have Contributed to Tax-Exempt Controversy
IRS and Treasury officials can expect a hard time in their appearances on Capitol Hill Tuesday. A key question that so far has not gotten much attention: How did it come to be that social welfare organizations became vehicles for political activity?
Young People Cast Out Of Italy's Welfare System
In Italy, the youth jobless rate is nudging 40 percent, a record high in post-war history. Demographer Stefano Rosina says the Italian welfare system has always been skewed toward the middle-aged and elderly, leaving Italian youths with no political or trade union representation.
Tumblr Users Urge New Owner Yahoo To Keep The Site Weird
When news of Yahoo's purchase of Tumblr first hit, Tumblr users took their reactions online. The posts were quirky and sharp with plenty of worry about the future.
Apple CEO Faces Senate Panel's Accusations Of 'Tax Gimmickry'
Tim Cook will address reports that his company pays billions less than it should in U.S. taxes each year at a Tuesday hearing in Washington. According to a report by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, Apple avoids the tax payments by shifting profits to subsidiaries in Ireland.
JPMorgan Shareholders Consider Splitting CEO, Chairman Jobs
In Tampa, Fla., Tuesday, JPMorgan Chase holds its annual shareholder meeting. They will vote on a key measure: Whether to strip CEO Jamie Dimon of his title of chairman of the board. A growing number of companies have split the CEO and chairman roles.
Massive Tornado Takes Aim At Moore, Oklahoma
It's been a difficult night for rescuers in the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore. Crews have been digging through what's left of neighborhoods searching for survivors after Monday's deadly tornado. At least 51 people died including 20 children, who tried to take shelter in an elementary school. The tornado destroyed the school.