President Obama will meet with families affected by the Tornado in Oklahoma on Sunday. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) shares his appreciation for the leadership in his state that has risen amidst tragedy.» Read More
NEW YORK, May 21- Crude oil futures ended lower on Tuesday, falling early as the dollar strengthened, then paring losses as the greenback weakened after a Federal Reserve official said he did not believe the U.S. central bank should pull back on its quantitative easing program.
Weather Channel's Mike Seidel reports there was a hail threat in Oklahoma today, and shares an update on the aftermath from the tornado.
*Hot weather last week stressed Kansas wheat. CHICAGO, May 21- Tornadoes, high winds, rain and hail that cut a swath across the midsection of the United States on Sunday and Monday did only minimal harm to the winter wheat crop in top producers Kansas and Oklahoma, agricultural experts said. I'm in Phillips County now, in northwest Kansas, and the crop looks terrible.
NEW YORK, May 21- Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline Inc on Tuesday said a portion of its natural gas pipeline near Moore, Oklahoma, was impacted after a tornado struck the region late Monday. Southern Star next-day gas prices, not typically tracked by Reuters but listed on ICE, traded down 3 cents on the day at $3.99, one of the only losers on the ICE gas price list.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the rescue efforts taking place in Oklahoma after yesterday's massive tornado; and Meteorologist Reed Timmer reports on a tornado watch currently in effect around Dallas.
Here's a look at how the devastating Oklahoma storm compared to some of the deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, May 21- Brent crude oil futures fell below $104 per barrel on Tuesday in New York, as investors worried that the U.S. Operations were unaffected at the U.S. crude futures hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, about 77 miles northeast of Moore, after a vicious tornado ripped through the area.
President Obama promised to make available all necessary government resources to Oklahoma to help in the rescue and recovery effort in the aftermath of a devastating tornado.
Our focus is on the urgent work of rescue, said President Obama commenting on efforts to provide relief for Oklahoma after a devastating Tornado destroyed neighborhoods, and left at least 51 people dead, 20 of them children. And, CNBC's John Harwood, reports on the clean-up efforts.
MOORE, Okla.-- Officials say a tornado hit a small hospital in suburban Oklahoma City, but all the 30 patients inside survived. Moore Medical Center spokeswoman Kelly Wells says the hospital was "pretty much destroyed" after Monday's tornado.
NEW YORK-- CBS has taken the scheduled season-ending episode of "Mike& Molly" off the air because its plot line revolved around a tornado threatening the couple. CBS said the show's season finale will air "at an appropriate date." CBS is owned by CBS Corp..
Rescuers desperately search for survivors in the rubble of flattened communities a day after a 2-mile-wide tornado carved a path of destruction in Oklahoma.
TULSA, Okla.-- Laredo Petroleum is selling its holdings in the Anadarko Basin to EnerVest Ltd. for $438 million. The Anadarko Basin runs through the western part of Oklahoma and into the Texas Panhandle and extends into western Kansas and southeast Colorado. Shares of Laredo Petroleum Holdings Inc. closed at $19.17 Monday.
The deadly twister stayed on the ground for nearly an hour yesterday, and now emergency teams are searching for survivors and working through miles of debris, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Gov. Mary Fallin, (R-OK), talks with CNBC's Jane Wells, about the ongoing efforts to find victims in the aftermath of yesterday's deadly tornado that left 51 people dead.
After yesterday's tornado activity, more are expected on Tuesday in Texas and Arkansas, reports Alex Wallace, The Weather Channel.
A monstrous storm flattened entire neighborhoods in the suburbs of Oklahoma City, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. And, Chuck Watson, Kinetic Analysis, provides early analysis on the damage.
The city of Moore, Oklahoma is in recovery mode after a deadly tornado left 51 people dead in its aftermath, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla., provides details of the damage and devastation left in the wake of a deadly tornado that ripped through his home state.
Forecasters are warning additional "large and devastating" tornadoes are possible today, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.