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Philly Tornado: A small tornado hit northeastern Philadelphia, Pa. yesterday with winds of up to 75 mph (121 kph), damaging businesses. It was the first tornado in the city since 1999. See a video of the damage. [Related: The Tornado Damage Scale In Images ]
Blackbeard Shipwreck Dive: Divers today will swim to Blackbeard's ship, Queen Anne's Revenge, in the Atlantic waters off North Carolina. Their mission is to recover a 3,000-pound (1,360-kilogram) anchor from the ship.
Previously on Our Daily Planet: Mississippi River Reopens and an Everest Scare