The National Weather Service warns that major severe weather could break out as the system moves east. The system has already spawned a few tornadoes that raked the outskirts of Peoria, leveling parts of Washington, Ill.
The commercial aircraft crashed during a landing in the central Russian city of Kazan. It's unclear what the cause of the crash was.
Oregon as a local food movement hub? That's obvious. Less so is the fact that one in five state residents rely on food stamps. That's one of the surprising facts that stand out in an interactive map that tracks how cuts that went into effect on Nov. 1 are affecting the country.