News from AP, at 11:56 p.m. on April 17, 2011:
17 Killed, Scores Injured in Southern China Storms
54 minutes ago
Chinese authorities say at least 17 people have been killed and scores injured after violent thunderstorms lashed parts of the country’s southern industrial heartland of Guangdong province.
Winds-Stoked Wildfires Threaten Texas Communities
9:58 PM ET
Strong winds and tinder-dry conditions presented more challenges Sunday for firefighters battling a spate of wildfires threatening communities across Texas, including a blaze in Austin that destroyed several homes and prompted an aerial water attack in the capital city.
NM Grass Fire Forces Evacuations, Consumes 3 Homes
8:56 PM ET
A grass fire in Curry County that consumed three homes and forced an unknown number of evacuations near the Roosevelt County line was 15 percent contained Sunday evening.
Storms Kill 45 Across 6 States; Damage Widespread
8:28 PM ET
Tales of Survival Amid NC Tornado Destruction
8:21 PM ET
At least 21 people were killed when tornadoes hit North Carolina over the weekend. The state was hardest hit by a storm system that spawned dozens of tornadoes from Oklahoma to Virginia. Here are a few stories of survival.
Dozens Killed by Storms Across the Southern U.S.
7:13 PM ET
A storm system brought tornadoes, flash floods and hail as big as softballs and left at least 37 people dead from Oklahoma to North Carolina and Virginia.
NC Gov Nearly Moved to Tears by Tornado Damage
6:39 PM ET
North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue says her tour of tornado-ravaged portions of her state nearly brought her to tears.
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