Your daily news briefing, with reports on the storms in the South, the royal wedding and President Barack Obama's birth certificate.
Quote of note
"This could be one of the most devastating tornado outbreaks in the nation's history by the time it's over." - CNN meteorologist Sean Morris. Fierce storms – many that spawned tornadoes – devastated the South yesterday, and the death toll has topped 250. Alabama has suffered the worst, recording more than half the deaths, and entire neighborhoods in the state have been destroyed. Check out a video below of a massive tornado in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
News to know
The moment the world has been waiting for finally arrives tomorrow – the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The wedding takes place at 6 a.m. EDT tomorrow, so you’ll have to get up early if you want to watch it live. American media will cover the event all day, so keep an eye on your favorite TV station or website. And don’t forget to check out the official royal wedding website.
President Barack Obama talked to Oprah Winfrey about the “birther” issue after he released his long-form birth certificate. Watch a portion of the interview below.
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