Deadly tornadoes and other headlines

Image: Lori Berseth is consoled after searching for her missing black labrador dog Lucille after a tornado destroyed the town of Mayflower

At least 18 dead as tornadoes hit Arkansas, Oklahoma, Iowa. (NBC News)

GOP Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers says Obamacare is likely here to stay. (Spokesman-Review)

Congress returns to work today to do the bare minimum. (AP)

U.S. to levy new sanctions against Russia today. (AP)

Pro-Russian rebels are holding European monitors hostage. (Washington Post)

Chernobyl: capping a catastrophe. (NY Times)

The legendary “Atari grave” is found in the New Mexico desert. (AP)

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