Emergency crews continue to search for victims of a vast storm that pummeled Southern states this weekend, as dozens of tornadoes and flash floods from Oklahoma to North Carolina left at least 44 people dead in their wake.
North Carolina was one of the hardest-hit states, with officials saying more than 60 tornadoes ripped through the area. Gov. Beverly Perdue toured hard-hit areas by helicopter Sunday and talked to families whose homes were destroyed.
The Libyan port city of Misrata is being heavily hit by forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi. There are reports of many killed in the fighting as hundreds of people wait to be evacuated by sea. James Hider, of the Times of London, talks to Renee Montagne about the fighting.
The Philadelphia Orchestra announced it will seek bankruptcy protection. It is one of many orchestras to fall on hard times as cultural and monetary support began to wane. WHYY's Peter Crimmins reports.