An aerial view shows Briarwood Elementary with vehicles thrown about after Monday's tornado, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Moore, Okla. At least 24 people, including nine children, were killed in the massive tornado that flattened homes and a school in Moore, on Monday afternoon. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Power of Moore tornado dwarfs Hiroshima bomb

Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima.…

Deal on bin Laden evidence in WikiLeaks case

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Lawyers in the court-martial of an Army private who sent more than 700,000 classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks said Tuesday they have reached a deal that may eliminate the need for testimony from…

Golf adopts rule to ban anchored putting stroke

Golf’s two governing bodies outlawed the anchored putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, approving a new rule that starts in 2016 and urging the PGA Tour to follow along so the 600-year-old sport…

Goat on the lam snarls NJ’s Pulaski Skyway traffic

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A goat believed to have escaped en route to a slaughterhouse snarled the morning commute along one of the busiest roadways in northern New Jersey on Tuesday, leading police on a nearly two-hour…

Garcia, Woods take their shots at each other

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia don’t like each other, and they’re making no effort to disguise their feelings. The verbal feuding began May 11 during the third round of The Players Championship. It…
A member of a security team helps guard an area of rubble from a destroyed residential neighborhood, one day after a tornado moved through Moore, Okla., Tuesday, May 21, 2013. The huge tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburb Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against the winds. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Search for Okla. tornado survivors nearly complete

Helmeted rescue workers raced Tuesday to complete the search for survivors and the dead in the Oklahoma City suburb where a mammoth tornado destroyed countless homes, cleared lots down to bare red earth and claimed 24 lives.…

Thailand urged to explore edible insect market

BANGKOK (AP) — Researchers say Thailand is showing the world how to respond to the global food crisis: by raising bugs for eating. The United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization released a study and handbook Tuesday on what…
Surfer Alex Vaquer

Surfer’s camera goes for an 18-mile swim without him

The massive swell that slammed south shores over the past five days led to dozens of rescues. One Oahu surfer avoided being another statistic, but his board and GoPro camera were not as lucky. That's what he thought until fate intervened.…
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Action Line Consumer Alert: Military scheme

High priced military loans, fake rental properties, phony jury duty summons and misleading car sales are just some of the tactics being used to get your personal information.…
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Affordable units could fill old Kanpai site

Hundreds of Hawaii's working families could call the corner of Ward and Halekauwila home. The Howard Hughes Corp. wants to build a 400-foot-tower across Sports Authority.…