Was It Global Warming?
The type of tornado that hit Oklahoma could become more common as the atmosphere warms. Or maybe not. Josh Dzieza on why the future of twisters is so damn hard to predict.
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20 Miles of Horror
Oklahoma's governor said that the tornado was two miles wide and touched down for a path of 20 miles. See the shocking photos and videos.
The Twister State
Oklahoma is no stranger to tornadoes. In fact, according to a new ranking by The Daily Beast, it’s the most tornado-prone state in America. See the full list.
Leave Apple Alone
Apple has avoided billions in taxes. Congress says they want to know why. But we know why—and it's probably not going to change, writes Megan McArdle.
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CIA Honors Benghazi Chief ‘Bob’
Part of why the State Department has taken the brunt of the political blame for Benghazi, writes Eli Lake, is that clandestine services by definition have very little public oversight.
First They Came for Fox
Much of the Fourth Estate shrugged when the Obama administration attacked Fox News, writes Kirsten Powers. But now it’s coming for them, too.
Dear Abby Down Under
Housewife Superstar! traces the remarkable life and retro advice—including how to stay happily married—of a 96-year-old Tasmanian domestic diva. Read an excerpt.
Egypt’s Gay Moment
The revolution that overthrew Mubarak and brought in the Islamists also gave hope to the country’s gays and lesbians. Bel Trew reports.
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The Real Bling Ring
Sofia Coppola’s The Bling Ring screened last week at the Cannes Film Festival. Tricia Romano tracks down the real-life members of the notorious pack of Hollywood thieves.
Beyond The Veil
Listen to This!
The Cannes film festival is now well under way, with many strong fashionable showings. From Marion Cotillard to Emma Watson, see highlights from the red carpet.
1. ON THE HILL
Apple CEO: We Pay ‘Every Single Dollar’
“We don’t depend on tax gimmicks.”More
2. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OK Was Given 16-Minute Warning
Before tornado hit.More
3. TOP SECRET
Bin Laden Photos Won’t Be Released
In a unanimous ruling.More
4. ALMOST DOESN’T COUNT
Dimon Remains CEO of JPMorgan
Defeats campaign to split his job between two people.More
French Historian Commits Suicide
To protest gay marriage and "Islamists."More
6. YOU TELL ME
Ex-IRS Chief: I Didn’t Know
Gives no useful information on the targeting.More
7. GAME ON
New York Gets Pro Soccer Team
Joint venture with Manchester City and the Yankees.More
Reddit Helps Find Moore’s Missing Pets
Keeping tabs on lost and found animals. More
9. LIGHT MY FIRE
Ray Manzarek Dead at 74
Founding member of The Doors.More
10. SORRY, HANNAH
Apatow Forgot Lena’s Birthday
“Girls” executive admits to missing her 27th.More