MOORE, Okla., May 21 (UPI) --
The National Weather Service Tuesday upgraded the tornado that ripped through Moore, Okla., to an EF-5 as Gov. Mary Fallin pledged, "We will get through this."
WASHINGTON, May 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. Internal Revenue Service official who revealed IRS conservative-group targeting will decline to answer lawmaker questions Wednesday, her attorney said.
MOORE, Okla., May 22 (UPI) -- As Moore, Okla., residents came to terms with the tornado tragedy, Washington Republicans said extra storm aid would have to be offset by budget cuts elsewhere.
NEW YORK, May 22 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, forced to resign from Congress because of Twitter, entered the New York mayor's race Wednesday via YouTube.
NEW CASTLE, Del., May 22 (UPI) -- A Delaware man was severely injured Tuesday morning when a box a neighbor had put out on the curb for trash pickup exploded, officials said.
BALLARAT, Australia, May 22 (UPI) -- At least three people were seriously hurt Wednesday morning in a collision between Australian army vehicles at a base in Victoria, officials said.
CASHEL, Ireland, May 22 (UPI) -- An Irish truck driver was laid to rest Tuesday, two years after he was beaten to death and dumped in a disused pit for farm waste.
BEIJING, May 22 (UPI) -- A road in south China's Guangdong province caved in, killing at least five people, authorities said.
GORDON, Scotland, May 22 (UPI) -- Skeletal remains found by a dog walker in a Scottish woodland have been identified as a 19-year-old man who vanished in 1999, police said Tuesday.
BANGKOK, May 22 (UPI) -- Police want to question a political cartoonist in a defamation case brought by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra over comments he reportedly made about her on Facebook.
DOHA, Qatar, May 22 (UPI) -- If there is one strategic weakness or Achilles' heel in U.S. geostrategic thinking, it is a fixation with winning battles and not winning wars.
FORT JACKSON, S.C., May 21 (UPI) -- Brig. Gen. Bryan T. Roberts, commander of Fort Jackson, was suspended Tuesday following allegations of adultery and a physical altercation, the U.S. Army said.
FORT MEADE, Md., May 21 (UPI) -- A military judge said Tuesday portions of the court-martial of U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning will be closed to the public to protect classified material.
WASHINGTON, May 21 (UPI) -- Hezbollah's efforts to help the Assad regime win the civil war in Syria is a concern to the United States and its allies, a White House spokesman said Tuesday.
PHOENIX, May 21 (UPI) -- Convicted murderer Jodi Arias pleaded for her life during Tuesday's death penalty phase in a Phoenix court, saying, "I want everyone's pain to stop."
NEW YORK, May 21 (UPI) -- The girl who gained fame as the miracle "Mud Baby" after surviving a deadly 1999 tornado in Moore, Okla., says she is praying for the victims of Monday's storm.