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Shark Fin Soup: Due to concerns about overfishing, shark fin soup is loosing its appeal in Hong Kong.
St. Louis Airport Tornado Video: Closed circuit television captured the moment a strong tornado hit the St. Louis airport on Friday (April 22).
Good Friday Tornado: The storm that hit the St. Louis airport eventually strengthened to an EF-4, the second highest rating on the Enhanced-Fujita tornado damage scale, with winds of up to 200 mph (322 kph). The EF-4 is the year's first.
Louisville Flooding: The worst may be to come for the surging Ohio River. Louisville and other towns are bracing for more flooding this week.
Previously on Our Daily Planet: Inside Japan's Nuclear Hot Zone and Indiana Tornadoes