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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.
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'I Was Dismayed' To Learn What Agency Did, Ex-IRS Chief Says

Under Douglas Shulman's watch, IRS personnel singled out some conservative groups for extra scrutiny. That, he conceded Tuesday, has "justifiably led to questions" about the tax agency's motivation.
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Photos: Oklahoma Tornado Aftermath

The search for victims and survivors continues after a tornado packing 200-mph winds flattened neighborhoods outside Oklahoma City.
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After Tornado, A Dog Rescue Raises Spirits, And Gains Fans

In a stroke of luck that added a rare bright spot to what has been a sad story of widespread devastation and loss of life, Moore, Okla., resident Barbara Garcia was reunited with her dog in dramatic fashion — during an interview with CBS.
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Less Sleep For Teens Means Higher Risk For Car Crashes

New, young drivers are much more likely to have an accident if they're short on sleep, researchers say. And teenage drivers are far more impaired than adults when facing an equivalent lack of sleep.
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Oklahoma Tornado: Finding Aid, Giving Aid

Residents of Moore, Okla., are searching for survivors and coming to terms with a massive tornado that left dozens of people dead and injured more than 200 others Monday afternoon. As aid and recovery groups search for victims and try to reunite loved ones, they're also seeking donations and coordinating housing.
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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.

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