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Why Do People Live In Twister-Prone Oklahoma?

In response to our coverage of the tornadoes, online comments have asked, "Why put yourself in the path of such disaster?" But Oklahoma residents have their reasons for staying put.
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Supreme Court Upholds Warrantless Collection Of DNA

Once a person is arrested it is not unreasonable for police to collect DNA, just as they collect fingerprints, the court says. In a dissent, Justice Antonin Scalia and three others say that isn't so.
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Sen. Frank Lautenberg Dies At 89

The Democrat from New Jersey was the Senate's last World War II veteran. He had said earlier this year that he would not be seeking a sixth term.
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Yankees Pay Tribute To 'Lifelong' Fan

Yankees fan Bernando LaPallo says he was born the same year as his team. And Saturday, more than a century after attending his first game, LaPallo was at the new Yankee Stadium for what he called the "greatest day of my life." LaPallo says he is 111.
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Wisconsin Hopes Cream Puff Controversy Won't Curdle Fair

The Wisconsin dairy farm that supplied the whipped cream for decades suddenly shut down. So this summer, the whipped cream will come from a dairy co-operative in Illinois. The Wisconsin Bakers Association has been assured that the milk in the Illinois whipped cream comes from cows in Wisconsin.
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Death Toll From Latest Oklahoma Tornado Rises Further

Reports put the number of deaths at 16, with several more people still missing and feared dead. Friday's strongest storm tore through El Reno, Okla. Forecasters are warning there could be more severe weather in Oklahoma on Monday and Tuesday.
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3 Fresh Faces Usher In New WNBA Season

This year's Women's National Basketball Association season has the top three players making their league debuts. The talented class includes Elena Delle Donne, Skylar Diggins and Brittney Griner.
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Big Or Small, Sequestration Cuts Felt Nationwide

It's been three months since the start of across-the-board, federal spending cuts. Renee Montagne talks to David Wessel, economics editor at The Wall Street Journal, about how badly the sequestration is cutting into the economy.

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