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Moore, Okla., Tornado Was 'Storm Of Storms'

Melissa Block and Robert Siegel give the latest in Oklahoma after a huge tornado tore through the state on Monday.
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Tornado Leaves Moore, Okla., Neighborhoods Unrecognizable

Melissa Block and Robert Siegel have the latest on the tornado that caused major damage in Moore, Okla., on Monday.
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Discovering A Family Member's Lost Time In Amsterdam

When Margot Adler learned that a cousin had hidden from the Nazis in Amsterdam, she was stunned. Adler started digging around and discovered that like Anne Frank, 25,000 Dutch Jews hid, and two-thirds of them survived. Her cousin was one of them.
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Oklahoma's Gov. Fallin On Lifesaving, Recovery Efforts

David Greene talks to Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin about the cleanup and recovery efforts in her state after Monday's tornado that devastated the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore.
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Man Killed By FBI In Florida Was Linked To Boston Suspect

A friend of the man killed Wednesday in Orlando says the FBI was questioning the man about his connection to Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the men suspected of planting the bombs in Boston.
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Eric Garcetti Wins L.A. Mayor's Race

In a nonpartisan race in which two Democrats were the top contenders, the city councilman has edged out City Controller Wendy Greuel.
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IRS Inspector General To Review Handling Of Conservative Groups

One commissioner ran the IRS when it engaged in targeted scrutiny of conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status. A second commissioner was in charge when the agency continued to withhold information from Congress. On Tuesday, they testified together for the first time, to the Senate Finance Committee.
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As FEMA Heads To Oklahoma, Agency Worries About Finances

President Obama has promised the people of Moore, Okla., that the U.S. is "there for them, behind them, as long as it takes." That means, at least in part, sending in FEMA to provide disaster relief: temporary housing, loans, equipment and repairs. And while there appears to be enough money for now, there is some concern that between sequestration and political gridlock, money could become an issue.

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