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  • 11:13am May 21, 2013

    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.
  • 11:13am May 21, 2013
    World News World News

    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.
  • 11:13am May 21, 2013
    World News World News Economy

    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.
  • 11:13am May 21, 2013
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    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?
  • 11:13am May 21, 2013
    National National Politics & Government

    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.
  • 11:13am May 21, 2013

    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.
  • 11:13am May 21, 2013
    Economy Economy Politics & Government

    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.
  • 11:13am May 21, 2013

    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.
  • Into The Abyss cover
    11:13am May 21, 2013
    Books Books Arts

    After Crashing In Canadian 'Abyss,' Four Men Fight To Survive

    On an icy night in 1984, a commuter plane crashed in the wilderness. Six passengers died, but four survived: the pilot, a politician, a policeman and a prisoner. Carol Shaben's Into the Abyss describes their fight to make it through that frigid night alive.
  • Cover of Eleven Rings
    11:13am May 21, 2013
    Sports Sports Books Arts

    Courtside Chemistry: How NBA's Phil Jackson Won 'Eleven Rings'

    Jackson is famous for his philosophical take on basketball and for the many stars he led to championship triumphs. He taught his players yoga and gave them assigned reading — but also pushed them to intensely practice fundamental skills. His new book looks back on a legendary coaching career.
  • 11:13am May 21, 2013
    National National

    After Okla. Tornado, Obama Offers Prayers Backed With Deeds

    Speaking at the White House on Tuesday, President Obama offered words of comfort and federal resources to Moore, Okla., where a tornado hit Monday. At last count, 24 people were confirmed killed; the number was expected to rise.