Bell County Tornado: “God is going to get us through this.” 165 mph tornado causes widespread devastation in Texas community

CNN — After a tornado with 165 mph winds tore through Bell County, Texas on Tuesday, JudyLynn Hughes began digging through what was left of her belongings. “We found my things everywhere. I always have a dress in a tree,” Hughes told CNN affiliate KWTX. Almost everything she owned was packed into storage units in … Read more

Philippines Storm Megi: Agaton death toll rises as hundreds of thousands are displaced

CNN — In the Philippines, the death toll from Tropical Storm Megi has risen to 76, while hundreds of thousands more are still displaced, the country’s authorities said on Wednesday. Many deaths occurred in landslides and flooding caused when the storm made landfall on Sunday, hitting the eastern and southern coasts of the Philippines with … Read more

The Russian Navy evacuates the flagship Moskva in the Black Sea. Ukraine claims to have been hit by a missile

CNN — One of the Russian Navy’s most important warships floats abandoned or at the bottom of the Black Sea, a blow for an army battling Ukrainian resistance 50 days after Vladimir Putin invaded its neighbor. Russian sailors evacuated the guided-missile cruiser Moskva, flagship of its Black Sea Fleet, after a fire blew up munitions … Read more

Opinion: A mass shooting on a train killed her husband and injured her son. NYC subway shooting brings back painful memories and a call to action

Editor’s note: Stephanie Griffith is an opinion writer at CNN.com. Read more opinion pieces on CNN. CNN — In 1993, a shooting on a moving Long Island Rail Road commuter train in suburban New York killed Carolyn McCarthy’s husband and seriously injured her son. The tragedy transformed McCarthy, a nurse, into a nationally recognized force … Read more

Weather News: Third Round of Tornadoes Coming to the South

Editor’s note: A version of this article originally appeared in the Weekly Weather Report, which is published every Monday. You can sign up here to receive them weekly and during major storms. CNN — As we enter our third straight week with the potential for severe weather, it’s starting to look a bit like a … Read more

Why this recent change has made it more difficult to buy or sell an apartment

New rules put in place earlier this year by mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are creating a bottleneck in the real estate market for those looking to buy or sell condos or co-ops, agents and co-ops say. associations of co-owners. The new rules are intended to address concerns about aging building infrastructure following … Read more

Crttenberg Complex Fire: Fire in Texas burns over 33,000 acres

CNN — Firefighters are making progress against a wildfire in Fort Hood that has burned about 33,206 acres, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service. The Crttenberg Complex Fire in Coryell County, about 120 miles south of Fort Worth, is made up of three fires that burned together. She was 70% contained on Tuesday evening, … Read more

Tishomingo, Oklahoma: Six high school girls killed in tractor-trailer crash pulled over, witnesses say as first victim identified

CNN — The car driven by six high school girls who died in an accident with a tractor-trailer on Tuesday stopped at a stop sign before entering the freeway, witnesses said, according to an ongoing investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board , as the first victim was identified on Friday. The girls were riding … Read more

Severe storms threaten 75 million people in the United States after tornadoes kill 7 people in Iowa

CNN — More than 75 million people from Atlanta to Philadelphia faced the threat of severe storms Monday, days after a deadly tornado outbreak, including an EF-4 twister, killed seven people in Iowa. Other cities that could experience severe weather include Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, CNN meteorologist Haley Brink said, adding that the main threats … Read more

Olathe East High School in Kansas: Suspect in custody after school resource officer and principal were shot and injured, police say

CNN — A Kansas high school principal and school resource officer were fatally shot at Olathe East High School in Kansas on Friday, and Olathe police say a student was the shooter. The school resource officer returned fire, injuring the suspect, who is expected to survive, according to Olathe Police Department spokesman Sgt. Joel Yeldell. … Read more