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AEG execs face questions about Michael Jackson's death

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- AEG Live filed an insurance claim to recover losses from Michael Jackson's death the same day he died, according to a lawyer for Jackson's family.

After four miles, Good Samaritan stops car dragging man

A man was dragged four miles under a car Saturday night until 20-year old Caleb Gay stepped in.

Missing Oregon girl found safe after 18 years

Dallas, OR (KPTV) -- An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.

Oklahoma City tornado: Get the latest developments in this disaster

At least 51 people -- including at least 20 children -- were killed when a massive tornado struck an area outside Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon, officials said.

Helping with disaster in the heartland

For the second day in a row, violent storms have ripped through America's heartland. Much of Moore, Oklahoma, which is just outside of Oklahoma City, is now a devastated pile of rubble.

City of Joplin sending assistance to city of Moore, Oklahoma

Joplin City officials have organized a support team of public safety employees and have deplyed them to Moore, Oklahoma. The team will arrive later tonight, the team includes a dozen members from the local police and fire departments.

25-year-old mother arrested for locking her 4 children outside

A Baker woman was arrested after he allegedly locked her four children, ages 1-7, outside of the home for 3 days. She denies the allegations and repeatedly called her children “bad kids.”

Tornado levels homes, a school, in Oklahoma City suburb

[Breaking news update at 4:58 p.m. Monday]

Two-mile-wide tornado slams Oklahoma City area

A powerful tornado blasted an area outside of Oklahoma City on Monday, ripping roofs off buildings, leveling homes and leaving a massive band of destruction in its wake.

Justice official leaked memo on 'Fast & Furious'

A justice department official leaked an internal memo written by an ATF agent who had criticized the DOJ's "Fast and Furious" gun trafficking program.