By William Brangham, Phil Maravilla
In our news wrap Friday, Pfizer, in light of the new omicron variant, forecast the pandemic will last until 2024. Russia published demands that NATO get out of central and eastern Europe, and deny membership to Ukraine. The U.S. Senate…
In our news wrap Thursday, the death toll from last Friday's tornadoes in western Kentucky rose to 75 with 16 people still reported missing. Also, twelve members of a U.S. missionary group have been freed two months after they were…
The survivors claim Mayfield Consumer Products demonstrated "flagrant indifference" by refusing to allow employees to go home early.
By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press
It has been five days since tornadoes shattered towns, killing 88 people across Kentucky and neighboring states. President Joe Biden visited the region today to survey the damage and aid efforts. Stephanie Sy reports.
By Stephanie Sy, Amber Partida
By Josh Boak, Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press
“The scope and scale of this destruction is almost beyond belief,” he said as he stood before a home reduced to a few walls and piles of rubble in Dawson Springs, one of two Kentucky towns he visited.
By Alexandra Jaffe, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — For the fifth time since taking office less than a year ago, President Joe Biden is taking on the grim task of visiting an area ravaged by natural disaster to offer comfort and condolences. Biden…
By William Brangham, Harry Zahn
Search teams, utility crews and property owners have spent another long day in the tornado wreckage that was strewn across five states last weekend. The confirmed death toll remains at 88 — most of them in western Kentucky. William Brangham…
By Bruce Schreiner, Claire Galofaro, Associated Press
The tornado outbreak Friday that killed at least 88 people in five states — 74 of them in Kentucky — cut a path of devastation that stretched from Arkansas, where a nursing home was destroyed, to Illinois, where an Amazon…
By William Brangham, Mike Fritz, Phil Maravilla, Maea Lenei Buhre
The death toll has reached 74 in Kentucky, three nights after a swarm of tornadoes struck. At least 14 people died in Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri and Tennessee, but the worst was in Mayfield, in far southwestern Kentucky. William Brangham reports.
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