The massive storm system that hammered the Southeast on Wednesday demolished homes and businesses, and flipped cars on a major Georgia interstate. At least two people were killed.
Residents held a prayer vigil Wednesday for the 5-year-old Ala. boy who police say was taken hostage by a gunman who fatally shot a school bus driver on Tuesday. Authorities say negotiations for the boy’s release are on-going.
An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket blasts off to put the first of a new generation of NASA communications satellites into orbit. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Syria’s military command says Israeli warplanes attacked a military research centre in Damascus province, according to a statement carried by state media. Sarah Charlton reports.
The Jack scooter is raising funds on Kickstarter. If it enters production it would provide a quickly-charged option for the last leg of your commute.
A gunman holed up in a bunker with a 6-year-old hostage in Dale County, Ala. kept law officers at bay one day after killing a school bus driver. He was scheduled to be in court on Wednesday for an earlier dispute.
Tornadoes ripped through four states on Tuesday night and Wednesday killing at least two people, as an Arctic cold front clashed with warm air to produce severe weather. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
To the delight of 10,000 supporters in the centre of Kathmandu, Nepal’s prime minister says long delayed elections will be held in May. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Creators of the mentalKase, a protective foam iPhone case, are seeking funding on Kickstarter. The duo claims foam offers the best protection because it’s impact-resistant.
Malians cheered the arrival of international troops in Ansongo, located just three miles from the strategic town of Gao. Deborah Gembara reports.