Today in the news: How tornadoes work

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Mount Shasta Herald

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National Geographic explains how tornadoes work and what to do if you see one:

Sunday feature

Alabama and other Southern states are now in the recovery phase after the deadly tornadoes this week – it won’t be easy to recover, but it can be done. Newsweek takes a look at how 10 cities recovered from catastrophes in this feature.

Weird news of the week

A two-headed tortoise in Slovakia is the new Paul the octopus. Magdalena the African spurred tortoise is predicting games for the hockey World Championship, and his first “prediction” was correct. Paul made headlines when he correctly “picked” the winners of every soccer World Cup game he was asked to.

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