Powerful tornadoes that ripped through Mississippi - destroying buildings and obliterating at least one town - killed almost two dozen people, officials said Saturday. They warned that the casualty toll could go higher.
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. military plane used for refueling crashed into a field in rural Mississippi, killing at least 16 people aboard and spreading debris for miles and creating a fiery wreckage, officials said.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is banning state employees from nonessential travel to Mississippi, making the southern state the second he has targeted in less than a week for enacting controversial laws.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Bernie Sanders breathed new life into his White House bid with a crucial win in Michigan's primary Tuesday night, chipping away at Hillary Clinton's dominance in the Democratic presidential race.
FALKNER, Miss. (AP) — Barbara Perkins and her husband were hunkered down inside a closet when violent winds peeled the roof off their Mississippi home. The storm sucked the central air conditioning unit beside the couple straight up from the floor and into the howling sky.
HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) -- A storm system forecasters called "particularly dangerous" killed several people and injured many more as it swept across the country Wednesday, and officials were searching for missing residents into the night.