A storm passing through Colorado on May 3 brought wintry weather to portions of the state, especially in higher elevations, which received several inches of accumulation.
- Charlotte Observer
Benjamin Swain, who coached tennis in Charlotte, confessed to the crime, federal prosecutors say. He’s also facing time for charges in Georgia.
- The State
A magnet fisherman reeled in a surprising – and potentially dangerous – discovery in Kentucky.
- CBS News
Strong storms hammer the South for the second day in a row, bringing heavy rail, hail and several tornadoes.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The Barn on the Brazos, a wedding venue in Blum, lost entire structures as well as sections of rooftops. Tornadoes damaged dozens of homes in Ellis County and the Brazos Drive-In Theatre in Granbury.
May.04 -- HSBC Asset Management Chief Investment Officer, Asia-Pacific, Cecilia Chan discusses Fed policy and inflation outlook, as well as economic trends she's watching now and their impact on Asian markets. She speaks to Yvonne Man and Haslinda Amin on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
- WLS – Chicago
The outbound lanes of Interstate 55 have reopened after they were shut down due to a crash involving multiple vehicles near Damen.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“It’s the worst case of starvation in a bear I’ve ever seen.”
The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as the greenback broadly climbed and data showed Canada's trade balance swinging to a surprise deficit in March, with the loonie pulling back from a 3-year high. The Canadian dollar was trading 0.2% lower at 1.2306 to the greenback, or 81.26 U.S. cents, having traded in a range of 1.2274 to 1.2350. The greenback rallied against a basket of major currencies after U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said interest rates may need to rise to prevent the American economy from overheating.
Iraq's Health Minister Hassan al-Tamimi resigned on Tuesday over a fire from an exploding oxygen tank at a Baghdad COVID-19 hospital last month that killed more than 80 people, the government said in a statement. Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi's cabinet also ordered the dismissal of the director of the Ibn Khatib hospital and other senior hospital officials. The April 24 blaze highlighted the neglect of a healthcare system that was once one of the best in the Middle East, but has been wrecked by conflict, international sanctions, the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 and rampant state-wide corruption since then.
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The tornado outbreak on May 2nd and May 3rd comes after an extremely quiet April for severe weather. Chief meteorologist Ginger Zee is tracking the path.
- Charlotte Observer
Afternoon Observer | Tornadoes, large hail threaten area again + In a male-dominated field, UNCC grad makes her mark
Happy Tuesday, Charlotte. This is Kristen. Be careful if you need to venture out this afternoon — some dangerous weather is possible for the Charlotte area again today. We’ll give you more details below.
SATARA/AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) -India halted its hugely popular cricket league on Tuesday as COVID-19 infections surged past 20 million in the world's second-most populous country and the opposition leader said a nationwide lockdown was now the only way out. Cricket officials suspended the money-spinning Indian Premier League (IPL) as the pandemic spirals out of control, with the country adding 10 million cases in just over four months, after taking more than 10 months to reach the first 10 million. "While we have tried to bring in some positivity and cheer, it is imperative that the tournament is now suspended and everyone goes back to their families and loved ones in these trying times," the IPL said.
- The Independent
‘We will not risk the chance that this could happen to someone else,’ park manager says
- Country Living
"Cheers to the woman who gave up wine for nine months, just for me."
- Associated Press
Erik Brannstrom had three assists for his first career multi-point game, Shane Pinto scored his first NHL goal and the Ottawa Senators stalled Montreal’s playoff charge with a 5-1 win Wednesday. The Canadiens entered the game looking for their first four-game winning streak of the season after reeling off three straight come-from-behind victories. Montreal’s penchant for playing from behind hurt the club this time, however, as the speedy and determined Senators controlled much of the play and put the Habs away in the third period.
The Pentagon said Wednesday it's tracking the uncontrolled descent of the Long March-5B Y2 rocket that carried a Chinese Space Station module to orbit last week.Details: Defense Department spokesperson John Kirby told reporters the rocket's debris was expected to return to Earth "somewhere around" May 8 and that the U.S. Space Command has said "almost the entire body of the rocket" remains intact. "It's too soon to know exactly where it's going to come down," he added.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeOur thought bubble, via Axios' Miriam Kramer: This isn't the first time a rocket or spacecraft launched by China's space agency has come down to Earth uncontrolled. Space watchers also played a waiting game as China’s Tiangong-1 space station came back through the atmosphere in 2018, eventually burning up above the Pacific Ocean.Like this article? Get more from Axios and subscribe to Axios Markets for free.
Divorce is usually caused by one of the '3 i's,' therapists say. Here's what they are, and how they destroy a marriage.
Conflict caused by incompatibility or irreconcilable differences can impact a couple over the course of their marriage, therapist Tess Brigham said.
U.S. President Joe Biden's top diplomat visits Kyiv on Thursday in a show of support after Russia massed troops near Ukraine's eastern border in a weeks-long standoff that sent alarm bells ringing in Western capitals. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to meet President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, mixing solidarity with calls for Ukraine to stick to a path of reforms and fighting corruption, days after a reformist energy official was sacked. Biden pledged "unwavering support" to Zelenskiy in April as Kyiv and Moscow traded blame for clashes in Ukraine's eastern Donbass region and Russia deployed troops and weapons to the border.
- The Telegraph
The Queen came to the Duchess of Sussex’s aid in her legal battle against the Mail on Sunday on Wednesday by dismissing claims that she owned the copyright to a letter Meghan wrote to her father. Her Majesty’s lawyers intervened in the High Court case as the two sides locked horns over one of the final bones of contention. The Duchess’s former communications secretary, Jason Knauf, also “emphatically” denied having any copyright claim to the letter, landing a final blow to the newspaper’s case. Their interventions on Wednesday paved the way for Lord Justice Warby to award a summary judgment on the outstanding copyright claim and with it, further costs. The Duchess successfully sued Associated for breach of privacy and copyright relating to the publication of five articles featuring extracts of the letter in February 2019. In February, she won a summary judgment, a legal step negating the need for witness evidence, in relation to the privacy claim and the bulk of the copyright claim. One of the final issues on which both sides disagreed was whether the Duchess was the sole owner of the copyright of the letter, having admitted that she sought guidance from others, including Mr Knauf and her husband, Prince Harry. Associated suggested that the Duchess sought professional advice because she knew the letter would be made public and that it was intended for use as part of a media strategy to enhance her image. As a co-author, Mr Knauf’s role at Kensington Palace might have rendered the letter Crown copyright. However, the court heard that Mr Knauf had confirmed in writing, via his solicitors, that despite making a “very minor suggestion” that Meghan include a reference to her father’s ill health, he did not co-write the letter. As such, he said he had no wish to become a party to ongoing legal proceedings.
- Business Insider
Ivanka Trump faces more anti-vaccine backlash from her followers after posting a photo of her 2nd COVID-19 shot
Many of Ivanka's anti-vaxx supporters rejected her efforts to promote the vaccine in the comments to her social media posts.