Twenty children are among the dead, and the toll is expected to rise.
Images of Oklahoma tornado devastation A child is pulled from the rubble of the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., and passed along to rescuers Monday, May 20, 2013. A tornado as much as a mile (1.6 kilometers) wide with winds up to 200 mph (320 kph) roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a dir......
More Obama aides knew of IRS audit; Obama not told
WASHINGTON (AP) ? White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior advisers knew in late April that an impending report was likely to say the IRS had inappropriately targeted conservative groups, President Barack Obama's spokesman disclosed Monday, expanding the circle of top officials who knew of the audit beyond those named earlie......
Despite Rubio?s wooing, radio hosts protest immigration bill
Conservative radio hosts buck tea party favorite Sen. Marco Rubio.
Israel fires back at Syria after gunshots at its troops
Israeli troops shot at a target across the Syrian frontier on Tuesday.
Easier travel ahead for Conn. commuters
Commuters facing long delays after a train collision can look forward to easier traveling.
Committee nears final big immigration decisions
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Senate Judiciary Committee hopes to nail down an elusive compromise on high-tech visas and may punt a controversy over gay marriage to the full Senate as it makes final drafting decisions on immigration legislation that grants a shot at citizenship to millions living in the country illegally.
Guatemala court overturns ex-dictator's genocide conviction
The country's top court throws another curve into the genocide case of Efrain Rios Montt.
IRS officials back on Capitol Hill hot seat over targeting
By John Whitesides WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate panel will try on Tuesday to pry more details out of current and former officials of the Internal Revenue Service about the agency's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny when they sought tax-exempt status. Lawmakers are also expected to demand answers about why officials did not......
Erupting Alaska volcano spews ash, disrupts air travel
One of Alaska's most active volcanoes has been belching ash since last week.