News Story of the Day
Safe room mandates remain rare in tornado states
Updated May 24, 07:30 AM
MOORE, Okla. - After living nearly 20 years in their one-story brick home, Sherry and Larry Wells finally won the lottery - for a state rebate on a home storm shelter, that is.
Should residential storm shelters be mandatory in the midst of Tornado Alley?
And not many communities do so either, though officials in the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore are now considering it.
Sports Story of the Day
Roger Federer, always at Grand Slam tournaments
Updated May 24, 01:05 PM
PARIS - Perhaps not surprisingly, the first three questions posed to Roger Federer at his pre-French Open news conference Friday concerned rival and nemesis Rafael Nadal.
The third was about the difficulties of making a successful return from injury, the way Nadal has, reaching the final at all eight tournaments he's played in 2013 after going more than half a year between matches.
Nadal, who's dealt with recurring knee problems, will be back in Grand Slam action after nearly a year's absence from the four most important tournaments in tennis.
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