Posted 8:42 AM 5/22/2013 by Associated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma Insurance Department says a preliminary estimate suggests the cost of the tornado that hit the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore could be more than $2 billion. Spokeswoman Calley Herth tells The Associated Press that the early tally of damages is based on (More)
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Posted 8:40 AM 5/22/2013 by Associated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An FBI agent has shot and killed a man in Orlando, Fla. -- and FBI officials say the man had been undergoing questioning in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing. They say he became violent, and that the FBI agent responded to an imminent threat by shooting (More)
Posted 7:43 AM 5/22/2013 by ASSOCIATED PRESS
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - The mayor of the Oklahoma City suburb battered by a monstrous tornado says he is pushing to require safe-room shelters in all new homes. Glen Lewis said Wednesday he will propose an ordinance in the next couple of days at the Moore City Council that would (More)
Posted 7:42 AM 5/22/2013 by ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the storm over the agency's targeting of conservative groups has told Congress she did nothing wrong and has invoked her constitutional right to not answer lawmakers' questions. Lois Lerner, who heads the (More)
Posted 7:26 AM 5/22/2013 by ASSOCIATED PRESS
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Workers at University of California hospitals around the state are picketing for a second day over staffing and pension issues. Hospital pharmacists, nursing assistants, operating room scrubs and other health care workers are observing the 48-hour walkout Wednesday (More)
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Posted 7:03 AM 5/22/2013 by ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs. In testimony to the Joint Economic Committee, Bernanke notes the economy is growing moderately (More)
Posted 6:50 AM 5/22/2013 by Kathrene Herndon, KSBY News
Vandenberg Air Force Base officials say a Minuteman III test missile launched Wednesday morning.
The launch of the unarmed missile was originally scheduled to go up Tuesday morning, but was delayed because of a range safety instrumentation issue.
It is traveling 4,200 miles across (More)
Posted 6:38 AM 5/22/2013 by ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI says a man being questioned by authorities in the Boston bombing probe was fatally shot when he initiated a violent confrontation. The shooting incident early Wednesday took place in Orlando, Fla., where an FBI agent along with other law enforcement (More)
Posted 6:36 AM 5/22/2013 by ASSOCIATED PRESS
PHOENIX (AP) - A solar-powered plane is flying from Arizona to Texas on the second leg of a trip across the United States. The Solar Impulse is making the first attempt by a solar airplane capable of flying day and night without fuel to fly across the U.S. The plane (More)
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Posted 6:26 AM 5/22/2013 by ASSOCIATED PRESS
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - More than a thousand people have evacuated their homes in northeastern North Dakota as rain-fed floodwaters threaten a dam on the Tongue River. Officials have been working to shore up the Renwick Dam west of Cavalier, 85 miles north of Grand Forks, and said (More)
Posted 6:21 AM 5/22/2013 by ASSOCIATED PRESS
BAGHDAD (AP) - An Iraqi government spokesman says Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has ordered changes in senior ranks of the military in the wake of bloody attacks that have killed dozens of people in the past few days. Ali al-Moussawi said on Wednesday that the shakeup will (More)
Posted 6:13 AM 5/22/2013 by ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says U.S. officials are "going neighborhood to neighborhood" to make sure Oklahoma gets the help it needs. FEMA's Craig Fugate promises in an interview that officials won't desert Oklahoma, saying "We don't leave (More)
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