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Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

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Ebola in New York – we'll have the latest news on the patient, and talk to infectious disease experts.

Ebola in New York - we'll have the latest news on the patient, and talk to infectious disease experts.

national lead

May 20th, 2013
05:20 PM ET

Tornado cuts path of horrific destruction in Oklahoma City

Two schools were destroyed, and dozens of home after a powerful tornado touched down in Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.

"It literally looks like a bowling ball rolled right through and over the town, destroying everything in its path," said CNN meteorologist Chad Myers.

A weaker tornado that struck the area Sunday, and there are warnings still that another tornado could hit the area again later today.


Filed under: National Lead

sports lead

May 20th, 2013
02:40 PM ET

Hashtag you're it: Reality TV show for sports fans

Cheeseheads are getting their own reality TV show. We asked you on Friday what other die-hard fans deserve their own show, and what you would name it. Thanks to all tweeps who played, and a special shout out to the who made air: @Esesays, who tweeted, "Philadelphia Eagles Fans need a reality show "flipping the birds,"" @iveyjanette_207, who said, "For us L.A. fans, "Agony". That sums up the Lakers, Clippers, Angels and Dodgers this year," and @pgourleyWSPA, who tweeted, ""Crash Landing" A show for Jets fans."

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Filed under: Sports Lead
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