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By evening, the National Weather Service listed almost 20 reports of tornadoes from Texas, Oklahoma , Kansas, Nebraska and Wisconsin , although some of those could be multiple reports of the same tornado. Mayor Jeff Martin in nearby Chetek (sheh-TEK') says turkeys can be seen wandering in the damage. He said he'll add one new feature to his redone home: a storm shelter, or safe room.
  • Stage 4 of Amgen Tour of California takes off from Santa Barbara

    Stage 4 of Amgen Tour of California takes off from Santa Barbara

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    The Santa Barbara route was one of the numerous panoramic sections along the course during the seven-stage cycling competition. In what seems like the blink of an eye, the bicyclists zipped down East Cabrillo Boulevard at 11:30 a.m. Bora-Hansgrohe's Rafal Majka, who won Monday's stage two, retained the overall lead ahead of Lotto NL-Jumbo's George Bennett. The Amgen Tour of California continues to set attendance records, as the largest cycling event in the United States.
  • Ohio high school students get pepper sprayed for class

    Ohio high school students get pepper sprayed for class

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    The exercise was supposed to help students interested in a career in law enforcement to understand the effects of pepper spray, according to Mashable. Barberton is about 40 miles (64 kilometers) south of Cleveland. The video was posted on the pro police Blue Lives Matters website and has since been viewed more hundreds of thousands of times.
  • Elderly Patients Treated By Older Doctors Face Increased Risk Of Dying

    Elderly Patients Treated By Older Doctors Face Increased Risk Of Dying

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    Tsugawa's team looked at mortality, readmissions and cost of care for the patients, aged 65 and older, in the 30 days after they were admitted to hospital. The findings might not carry over to non-Medicare patients, or patients cared for by surgeons and by other specialists. The researchers stress their results are purely observational and no causal relationship between doctor age and patient relationship can be inferred.
  • Being 'fat but fit' is a myth, obesity experts say

    Being 'fat but fit' is a myth, obesity experts say

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    The team looked for markers of being metabolically healthy while also being obese. "This is the largest prospective study of the association between metabolically healthy obesity and cardiovascular disease events,", said Dr. Being "fat but fit" does not reduce the risk of having a heart failure or stroke, according to a study by British scientists. It is generally agreed to be imperfect because athletes and very fit people with dense muscle can have the same BMI as somebody who is obese.
  • Gilas Pilipinas on verge of SEABA gold after Vietnam win

    Gilas Pilipinas on verge of SEABA gold after Vietnam win

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    Raymond Almazan of the Philippines scores against Van Hung Nguyen of Vietnam during the Southeast Asia Basketball Association Championship on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. "We have a better chance of matching the Philippines tomorrow with the addition of Jamarr (Johnson) and Arki (Wisnu)", said head coach Jati Widayat Wahyu.
  • Ransomware attack: Who's been hit

    Ransomware attack: Who's been hit

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    China remained a major source of attack from infected computers, at least during the Asian day, said Michael Gazeley, managing director of Network Box, a Hong Kong-based cybersecurity firm. Tehan said that Australia's critical infrastructure had also avoided infection. The Electronic Frontier Foundation also called for more visibility into the government's use of security flaws , saying Wanna Cry "points to the need for transparency into and reform of how the government handles software ...
  • England's emergency units open 'as normal' again after cyber attack

    England's emergency units open 'as normal' again after cyber attack

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    Computers booting up to start the workweek might continue the spread of "WannaCry", a ransomware attack where hackers lock down a computer and threaten to delete all its data unless a ransom is paid. If you are using an "obsolete" operating system like Windows XP, pay to convert to Windows 10. Keep security software up to date. He noted, however, the complexity that can be involved in patching a security hole.
  • AAA: 1.2 million Michiganders to travel for Memorial Day

    AAA: 1.2 million Michiganders to travel for Memorial Day

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    AAA says it expects more than 1.2 million people in MI will travel 50 miles or more in the four days surrounding Memorial Day . According to AAA's travel forecast, 2.08 million Floridians are expected to travel during the holiday weekend, the most since 2005 and a 3.3 percent increase from a year ago.
  • Yellow-eyed penguins could be wiped out in 25 years

    Yellow-eyed penguins could be wiped out in 25 years

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    Using these data, scientists calculated how many adults and Chicks were dying for each year of observations, as many new penguins were born and how long they survive. The new research considered a variety factors driving the decline of the yellow-eyed penguin. "Any further losses of yellow-eyed penguins will bring forward the date of their local extinction ".
  • Dan Patrick Threatens To Force Special Session

    Dan Patrick Threatens To Force Special Session

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    Republican House Speaker Joe Straus, whose San Antonio district stands to lose its right to host next year's NCAA Final Four men's basketball championship if SB 6 becomes law, has shown little support for the bill, saying it could damage the state's reputation and economy.
  • Wet weather can't dampen spirits at Relay For Life events

    Wet weather can't dampen spirits at Relay For Life events

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    This event is meant to raise awareness about cancer and a fundraiser for The American Cancer Society for research. Steady decline in participation has already shut down south- and mid-Island Relay for Life events in Victoria, Duncan and Port Alberni, Davis said.