Oklahoma_Governor Brad Henry is asking the federal government to expand the number of Oklahomans who can receive assistance for flood and storm damage. Henry wants federal authorities to add another 16 counties.
The additional counties include Cotton, Grady, Kiowa and Stephens in Southwest Oklahoma. Five counties already have been approved for individual assistance, including Comanche, Nowata, Ottawa, Pottawatomie and Washington.
North Korea has carried out what it says is the demolition of its nuclear test site in the presence of foreign journalists.
A Southern California jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $25 million to a woman who claimed in a lawsuit that she developed cancer by using the company's talc-based baby powder.