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For the second time in less than two weeks, deadly tornadoes strike the Oklahoma City area, killing several people who were trapped in their cars during rush hour on I-40; and outrage over plans to replace a park in Istanbul's Taksim Square with a shopping mall became a flashpoint, sparking anger in cities across Turkey over the policies of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government.
[LESS INFO] 1 VIEWS | ADDED 18:03:13 05/31/13
Nine tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma over the last 24 hours, while thunderstorms, high winds and heavy rain hit parts of Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa. More severe weather is forecasted for Friday night and into the weekend; and Steve Hartman meets 81-year-old Cynthia Riggs and 91-year-old Howard Attebery, a couple whose love story is a tale of romance and intrigue over 60 years in the making.
[LESS INFO] 0 VIEWS | ADDED 18:45:06 05/30/13
Letters containing angry threats and low-level ricin were sent to President Obama and New York City Mayor Bloomberg. The FBI is conducting forensic testing to figure out who sent them; and the United States employed a "ghost army" of artists, designers and audio technicians to use sights and sounds to confuse the enemy.
[LESS INFO] 1 VIEWS | ADDED 17:47:11 05/29/13
In a record number of American households with children, the mother is now the primary breadwinner. Anna Werner reports on what's behind the shift. Then, Voyager 1 has been hurtling through space for 35 years. Now 11 billion miles away from the sun, it is finally approaching the outer limit of our solar system. Bill Whitaker reports.
[LESS INFO] 2 VIEWS | ADDED 17:05:24 05/28/13
A new survey finds homes in March were selling at prices 11 percent higher than a year before adding a much needed boost to the economy; Then, indictments were handed out to the online currency business Liberty Reserve; Also, 2 photographers launched the Alpine of the Americas Project to help people see what is meant by climate change
[LESS INFO] 3 VIEWS | ADDED 18:42:45 05/27/13
Arizona Senator John McCain crossed the Turkish border into Syria and met with rebel leaders while the E.U. debated whether they should provide them with arms. At the same time, the Assad regime considers attending peace talks; and, when soldiers serve overseas, they miss many of the comforts of home and one woman is determined to fix that.
[LESS INFO] 0 VIEWS | ADDED 17:23:14 05/26/13
President Obama consoled victims who lost their homes to a tornado in Moore, Okla., and checked in on disaster response operations; and a Vietnam veteran inspires a town in California to help the most recent generation of veterans -- those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
5/25: Cold start to summer season for Sandy-impacted shore towns; Therapy dogs help victims in distress
[LESS INFO] 8 VIEWS | ADDED 18:40:17 05/25/13
Towns along the Jersey Shore hard hit by superstorm Sandy kicked off the summer season this Memorial Day weekend on a cold and wet note; and therapy dogs were at the Boston bombings and most recently when the Oklahoma tornado hit. Scientific evidence has proven that therapy dogs can effectively lower blood pressure and anxiety for victims of disasters and illness.
[LESS INFO] 4 VIEWS | ADDED 17:50:47 05/24/13
A section of the Riverside Bridge, which carries traffic along Interstate-5 near Seattle, collapsed after a truck hit an overhead beam, plunging vehicles into the Skagit River below; and "On the Road," Steve Hartman reports on three siblings who survived the Okla. tornado that destroyed their home and elementary school. But they said that's the only thing left in the house that matters is their dog. actually, change Riverside Bridge in the dek for "I-5"
[LESS INFO] 3 VIEWS | ADDED 17:46:00 05/23/13
Warning of the danger of keeping America on a "perpetual wartime footing," President Obama called for an end to the war on terror; and, With a tornado and a baby on the way, doctors and nurses at the Moore Medical Center really had to deliver.
5/22: Residents return to tornado-ravaged neighborhoods; Undercover in a Bangladesh clothing factory
[LESS INFO] 5 VIEWS | ADDED 17:24:00 05/22/13
The sight of the damage caused by Monday's tornado was almost more than some survivors could bear; Also, Lois Lerner, the IRS manager at the heart of the political targeting scandal, delivered an opening statement Wednesday before a congressional committee, but she refused to take any lawmakers' questions; And, Many American clothes come from factories in Bangladesh, which has a history of workplace disasters.
5/21: Plaza Towers Elementary School: A look at the damage; Tornado injuries: A doctor's point of view
[LESS INFO] 1 VIEWS | ADDED 20:26:10 05/21/13
Workers searched through what was left of Plaza Towers Elementary School, which was demolished by the tornado in Moore, Okla. As Anna Werner reports, in many neighborhoods, there isn't much left to salvage; Also, although neighborhoods were destroyed by Monday's tornado, the community of Moore, Okla., has come together; And, around 60 people were still hospitalized Tuesday with injuries they sustained when the tornado plowed through Moore, Okla. Scott Pelley talks to Dr. David Hogan, who helped treat many of the patients who were rushed to his hospital Monday night.
5/21: Family's last-minute decision likely saved their lives; Closer look reveals extent of destruction in Moore
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David and Anna Friess lost almost all of their possessions in Monday's tornado, but they could have lost more, if not for a last-minute decision; Also, a tour of neighborhoods in Moore, Okla., reveals many homes weren't just damaged by Monday's massive tornado - they were destroyed; And, one resident of Moore, Okla., lost her home to a tornado for a second time Monday.
[LESS INFO] 5 VIEWS | ADDED 20:06:46 05/21/13
The twister that plowed through Moore, Okla., injured more than 300 people and caused at least 24 deaths ; Also, a third-grade teacher at Plaza Tower Elementary School in Moore, Okla., did everything she could to save her students; And, Glenn Lewis, the mayor of Moore, Okla., was there in 1999 when another tornado devastated the city. He speaks to Scott Pelley about how the town will rebuild following Monday's disaster.
[LESS INFO] 7 VIEWS | ADDED 19:56:31 05/20/13
At least 51 people were killed in the massive tornado that hit Moore, Okla; Also, Dean Reynolds speaks to Bonnie Esrig, a retired employee of the IRS office that's accused of political targeting. She says that in her 24 years in the office under two Democratic and two Republican presidents, she never heard anyone say, "The president wants this done."
[LESS INFO] 6 VIEWS | ADDED 17:57:41 05/19/13
The intense weather is not over for people living in the middle of the country. From Oklahoma City to Minneapolis, severe weather is still a threat. One family hit hard shares their story of survival with Anna Werner; And, A winning lottery ticket worth $4.8 million saved a home from foreclosure, a gift the family claims is from their own guardian angel A multi-million dollar payout from a winning lottery ticket saved a home from foreclosure in Chicago, and the family swears it's all because of their own guardian angel. Dean Reynolds reports.