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Update: Over 100 Feared Dead in Kentucky After Tornadoes Rip Through Heartland

Over 100 are feared dead in Kentucky after 18 tornadoes tore through the heartland late Friday night and early Saturday morning. Deadly tornadoes ripped through Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee and Illinois. Kentucky got hit the hardest after a monstrous tornado traveled more than 200 miles and ripped through 5 states. At least 6 people died…

Biden says he will visit area impacted by storms: 'We're going to get through this together'

President Biden during a Saturday press conference called the impact of the severe storms and tornadoes that swept through multiple states in the Midwest and South Friday night into Saturday morning, killing at least 70 pe

Sunday shows preview: Officials, experts respond to omicron; Biden administration raises alarms about Russia, China

This week's Sunday show circuit is expected to be dominated by officials' and experts' responses to the continued spread of the omicron variant and the Biden administration's warnings to Russia and China amid height

Tornadoes Tear Through South and Midwest, With at Least 70 Dead in Kentucky

Power was out across the region on Saturday, and severe storms were expected to continue.

Tornadoes slam through six states, kiling at least 50 people: Live updates

At least 50 people were killed after powerful tornadoes hit six states: Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Video Shows Kentucky City Demolished By Tornado That Killed At Least 70

Drone footage captured by Brandon Clement shows the devastation in Mayfield, Kentucky.

At least 70 dead as tornadoes and storms devastate Midwest and South

At least 70 people are "certain" to be dead and the toll could rise to over 100 after tornadoes and storms ripped through parts of the Midwest and South Friday night, Kentucky's governor said Saturday.

Biden approves state of emergency in Kentucky, plans to visit affected region

President Joe Biden approved a federal declaration of emergency for the state of Kentucky at the request of Gov. Andy Beshear Saturday following devastating tornadoes that officials estimate killed at least 70 people.

Live Updates: Tornadoes Leave Trail of Devastation Across Six States, With Scores Dead

Officials said there were at least 70 deaths in Kentucky, where many had been trapped inside a flattened candle factory, and there were six fatalities in a roof collapse at an Amazon warehouse in Illinois after severe weather ravaged the country on Friday.

Series Of Tornadoes Rips Through Several States, Dozens Killed

Expected death tolls could reach 100 after approximately two dozen tornadoes ripped through America's heartland late Friday and early Saturday.

Biden Approves Emergency Declaration For Kentucky In Wake Of Deadly Storms, Vows Full Support Of Federal Government

President Biden approved an emergency declaration for Kentucky on Saturday after storms and tornadoes ripped through the state, causing destruction and death.

More than 80 feared dead after tornadoes hit central and southern US

Storms unleashed devastating tornadoes late Friday and early Saturday across parts of the central and southern United States, collapsing buildings into twisted debris and claiming lives, with officials fearing the death toll could exceed 80.

"It was nothing but a pile of rubble," commissioner recounts rescue efforts at Kentucky candle factory

Graves county commissioner Todd Hayden told CNN's Pamela Brown the harrowing scenes at the candle factory in Mayfield, Kentucky when he arrived to help search for survivors on Friday night.

Woman trapped in candle factory pleads for help on Facebook Live - CNN Video

Kyanna Parsons-Perez was trapped after the candle factory where she was working in Mayfield, Kentucky, was completely leveled by a tornado. Unable to reach 911, she broadcast pleas for help on Facebook Live.

Six people killed in Illinois Amazon warehouse collapse after tornado

At least six people died at an Amazon warehouse building collapse after an EF-3 tornado caused major structural damage to the building Friday, according to the Edwardsville Fire Department in Illinois.

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