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Midday Roundup: Moore marks F5 tornado’s one year anniversary

By Lynde Langdon & Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Painful memories. Residents of Moore, Okla., paused today to remember the massive twister that destroyed much of the town one year ago. The EF5 tornado killed…

Midday Roundup: U.S. chastises China for cyberspying

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hacked. The United States outed five Chinese military officials for hacking into U.S. companies in state-sponsored cyberattacks. A federal court indictment…

Destructive precision

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Disaster | The mysterious path of a tornado and the lasting scars it leaves

Midday Roundup: Thousands evacuated ahead of California wildfire

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Blazing. Nine wildfires threaten residents in California’s San Diego County as firefighters work against drought, wind, and hot weather to contain the…

Midday Roundup: Nintendo scourged for not allowing fake gay marriages

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Avatar marriage. Nintendo is apologizing for allowing only heterosexual marriages in English editions of a life-simulator video game. The game, Tomodachi Life,

Midday Roundup: Deluge catches Floridians off-guard

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | April showers. In Florida, people clambered onto rooftops or climbed into their attics on Wednesday to escape nearly 2 feet of rain that dropped on the…

Homeschool family among tornado victims

By Daniel James Devine
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Disaster | ReformationKidz’ Rob Tittle and two of his daughters are among more than 30 who died in the storm that clobbered the South.

Midday Roundup: Tornadoes torture South for second night

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Southern sorrow. Tens of thousands of Southerners are without power today after a devastating storm system roared across portions of Oklahoma, Louisiana,

Midday Roundup: At least 16 killed in storm season’s opening weekend

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Storm surge. Tornadoes in the southern Plains provided a violent kick-start to this year’s storm season overnight Sunday. A broad twister sliced through…

Midday Roundup: Obama plans wide-scale prisoner release before he leaves office

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bid for freedom. The Justice Department announced a new clemency initiative that could facilitate widespread pardons during President Barack Obama’s final…

South Korean churches rethink Easter

By Sophia Lee
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Tragedy | The utterance ‘Death where is your sting?’ takes on greater meaning after a great national disaster

Midday Roundup: Fresh hope in Flight MH370 search

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Pings. Searchers combing the Indian Ocean for the Malaysian Airlines jet missing for more than a month, say they have once again picked up pings from what…

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