Tornadoes and Storms Tear Through South; at Least 292 Dead

The death toll approached 300 tonight from the tornadoes and thunderstorms that tore through the South Wednesday night and early today. NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, estimated there were 173 tornadoes Wednesday, a new record for a single storm system in modern times. President Obama called the loss of life "heartbreaking," and promised those affected by the storms the full support of the federal government. "We can't control when or where a terrible storm may...Full Story
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