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Blame it on the sequester, the Navy said. Military spending cuts have forced the cancellation of a New York City annual institution, Fleet Week, when some of America's largest warships visit the harbor for public viewing.
Tornadoes ripping across Oklahoma left 24 confirmed dead, including children, while as many as 91 are feared dead.
President Obama continued to receive updates overnight on the devastating tornadoes that blew across Moore, Okla., Monday, and he will deliver a statement in the State Dining Room at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse took Republicans to task on the Senate floor for failing to properly address climate change, referencing the ongoing tornado devastation in the Midwest as proof of that immediate action is needed.
Calling the devastating tornadoes that leveled parts of Moore, Okla., Monday some of the most destructive in history, President Obama pledged to devote all the resources available for as long as needed to assist those who have lost homes and loved ones.
As search and rescue teams combed Moore, Okla., for survivors of Monday's deadly twister, officials struggled to describe devastation that, even for a town in the heart of "Tornado Alley," is almost unimaginable.
Tragedy, devastation, suffering and loss may be the prevailing moods in Oklahoma, where recent tornadoes have torn apart a whole community of 41,000 and left dozens dead and more than 100 injured. But among the debris now hangs an American flag.
Tornadoes are a part of life in Moore, Okla., something country star Toby Keith was reminded of when a deadly, devastating one leveled parts of his hometown Monday.
A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 rocked off the coast of Chile on Monday.
Spotlights bore down on massive piles of shredded cinder block, insulation and metal as crews worked through the night early Tuesday lifting bricks and parts of collapsed walls where a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood. At least 51 people were killed, including at least 20 children, and those numbers were expected to climb, officials said.
Two hot-air balloons soaring the skies above the Cappadocia region of Turkey collided on Monday, killing two and injuring 23.
Youth gangs in one Stockholm suburb were rioting on Monday, hurling rocks and setting buildings and cars on fire, in protest of police who fatally shot an elderly man.
Two FBI agents were killed while taking part in a training exercise near Virginia Beach, the bureau said in a statement.
A van veered off a southern Illinois highway and overturned several times Monday, killing five people and sending six others to hospitals, authorities said.
United Airlines is getting its Boeing 787s back in the air.