Several tornadoes touched down on central and southern Illinois, including Washington, Ill., which was the hardest-hit city.
May 26 Photo Brief: Obama visits tornado victims in Oklahoma, oldest person to climb Mount Everest, fans re-enact “The Hobbit”
President Obama visits tornado victims in Oklahoma, Japanese mountain climber becomes oldest person to conquer Mount Everest, fans re-enact “The Hobbit” in the Czech Republic and more in today’s daily brief.
May 24 Photo Brief: Saddam’s torture masks, self-immolating monks, baby animals and Buddah’s birthday celebration continues
Baby animals continue to be adorable, torture devices from Saddam Hussein’s regime go on exhibit at the Martyrs Monument in Baghdad, Sri Lankan Buddhist monk Bowatte Indaratane self-immolates in protest of cattle slaughter, Buddhists continue the annual celebration of Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death and more in today’s daily brief.
ATTENTION: VISUAL COVERAGE OF INJURY SCENES
May 23 Photo Brief: Clean up after tornadoes, The Duchess with child and Jerry Lewis visits Cannes Film Festival
Heavy equipment is brought in to clean up in Moore, Oklahoma after the tornado, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at a garden party, Jerry Lewis makes a photocall at the Cannes Film Festival in France and more in today’s daily brief.
Emergency crews continued searching for survivors early Tuesday morning in an Oklahoma City suburb after a massive tornado tore through the area on Monday afternoon, killing at least 24 people and injuring hundreds more.
At least six people are dead and hundreds are injured after a three powerful tornadoes ripped through North Texas Wednesday night.