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The bodies of two Kansas women who disappeared in Oklahoma were found in a buried freezer

Recently unsealed court documents say the bodies of two Kansas women who disappeared in Oklahoma were found in a buried freezer.

Gov. Kim Reynolds praises FEMA, seeks tornado disaster declaration after 202 homes destroyed

Gov. Kim Reynolds praises FEMA, seeks tornado disaster declaration after 202 homes destroyed.

5 dead and nearly 3 dozen hurt in tornadoes that tore through Iowa, officials say

Authorities say a deadly tornado that wreaked havoc in the small city of Greenfield, Iowa, left four people dead and nearly three dozen injured, while a fifth person was killed elsewhere.

Wind towers crumpled after Iowa wind farm suffers rare direct hit from powerful twister

A wind farm in southwest Iowa suffered a direct hit from a powerful tornado that crumpled five of the massive power-producing towers, including one that burst into flames.

Louisiana lawmakers approve bill similar to Texas' embattled migrant enforcement law

A Louisiana bill that would empower state and local law enforcement to arrest and jail people in the state who entered the U.S. illegally received approval from lawmakers and will likely soon be on the governor’s desk.

Authorities still conducting search, rescue after tornado slams Iowa; at least 1 died when car was blown off road

Authorities still conducting search, rescue after tornado slams Iowa; at least 1 died when car was blown off road.

Tornado kills multiple people in Iowa as powerful storms again tear through Midwest

Multiple people have died and at least a dozen were injured since a powerful tornado tore through a small Iowa town, carving a bleak landscape of destroyed homes and businesses, shredded trees, smashed cars, and widely strewn debris.

Department of Justice sues Oklahoma over new law imposing state criminal penalties against those in the US illegally

Department of Justice sues Oklahoma over new law imposing state criminal penalties against those in the US illegally.

DOJ sues Oklahoma over new law setting state penalties for those living in the US illegally

The U.S. Department of Justice is suing Oklahoma over a state law that seeks to impose criminal penalties on those living in the state illegally.

Storms have dropped large hail, buckets of rain and tornados across the Midwest. And more is coming.

Residents in Omaha, Nebraska, awoke to weather sirens blaring and widespread power outages early Tuesday morning.

Storms damage homes in Oklahoma and Kansas. But in Houston, most power is restored

Fast-moving storms with strong winds, large hail and apparent tornadoes have left a trail of damage in Oklahoma and Kansas.

Missouri inmate facing execution next month is hospitalized with heart problem

A Missouri inmate who is weeks away from execution is in a hospital after suffering what a Missouri Department of Corrections spokeswoman described as a “medical emergency.".

Arrests of US tourists in Turks and Caicos for carrying ammunition prompts plea from three governors

Five Americans are facing prison sentences of up to 12 years in the Turks and Caicos Islands on charges they illegally carried ammunition while in the popular, upscale tourist destination about 600 miles southeast of Miami.

Bones found in 1989 in a Wisconsin chimney identified as man who last contacted relatives in 1970

Authorities say human bones found inside the chimney of a Wisconsin music store in 1989 have been identified as those of a man whose last known contact with relatives was in 1970.

New Kansas abortion clinic will open to help meet demand from restrictive neighboring states

A new abortion clinic is going to open in southeast Kansas this fall, bolstering the state’s role as a regional hub for reproductive health services since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Texas university leaders say hundreds of positions, programs cut to comply with DEI ban

Texas public university leaders say hundreds of positions and programs across state college campuses were eliminated or altered as a result of the state’s new ban on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.

At least 1 dead after severe storms roll through Louisiana, other southern states

Authorities say at least one person is dead in Louisiana after storms slammed several southern states, including many areas previously hit during one of the most active periods for twisters on record.

AP Investigation: In hundreds of deadly police encounters, officers broke multiple safety guidelines

An Associated Press investigation found that police across the U.S. violated well-known guidelines for safely restraining people in hundreds of fatal encounters that didn’t involve a firearm.

US dedicates $60 million to saving water along the Rio Grande as flows shrink and demands grow

U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland says the federal government will be spending $60 million on projects along the Rio Grande in southern New Mexico and West Texas to make the river more resilient in the face of climate change and growing demands.

Oklahoma judge accused of shooting at his brother-in-law's home

An Oklahoma judge is awaiting trial in Texas for allegedly shooting at parked vehicles and then rear-ending a woman in traffic.

Oklahoma death row inmate who killed a bank guard is incompetent for execution, judge says

An Oklahoma judge has found that 63-year-old death row inmate Wade Greely Lay is incompetent to be executed.

Jokic wins NBA's MVP award, his 3rd in 4 seasons. Gilgeous-Alexander and Doncic round out top 3

Nikola Jokic did it all again.