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Rundown for May 21, 2013
12:06 PM EDT Comment

Oklahoma Tornado: Updates And How To Help

The state medical examiner’s office has revised the death toll from a tornado in an Oklahoma City suburb to 24 people, including nine children. Those numbers are expected to climb.

12:15 PM EDT Comment

Apple Faces Senate Questions On Taxes

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook is disputing assertions by a Senate panel that the company avoids billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates.

12:35 PM EDT 3 Comments

Expert Tips On Surviving A Major Tornado

Are home-based shelters really enough to hold back an F5 category tornado, which can have winds upwards of 300 miles per hour? And what about people who don’t have home-based shelters?

12:40 PM EDT 3 Comments

Algorithm Finds Top Programmers, No Resume Required

The San Francisco-based company Gild is using complex algorithms to discover talented programmers that tech companies might want to hire. Can it be adapted for other industries?

12:50 PM EDT Comment

What It’s Like To Grow Up In Tornado Alley

Kelly Frey, the editor of Oklahoma’s big daily newspaper The Oklahoman, is from El Reno, Okla. and describes what it’s like to grow up in “tornado alley.”

12:55 PM EDT Comment

Pastor Finds Son But Loses Two Of His Flock In Tornado

We speak with the pastor of St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church in Oklahoma City, which served as a shelter during the tornado. A member of the church and her baby were killed in the storm.

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Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.