10 things you'll be talking about Thursday, May 16, 2013

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. COMMISSIONER OUSTED IN GROWING IRS SCANDAL

Obama asked acting commissioner's Steven T. Miller to resign and Congress and the Justice Department continue probes into the targeting of tea party groups.

2. WHITE HOUSE RELEASES TROVE OF BENGHAZI EMAILS

The correspondence underscored a turf battle between the State Department and the CIA and quibbling over the administration's talking points.

3. DEADLY TORNADOES SWOOP THROUGH TEXAS

At least six were killed and up to 100 hurt, most in a town about 60 miles south of Dallas.

4. GAS PRICES STILL SOARING

Gas prices jumped more than 10 cents in Kansas City Thursday morning. Drivers on both sides of the state line are now paying above the national average.

5. STILL NO POWERBALL WINNER

The jackpot in the multi-state game has soared to $475 million after another drawing with no winner.

6. 1 MILLION FLEE AHEAD OF ASIA CYCLONE

The storm began battering the coast of Bangladesh today, flattening mud and straw huts in remote fishing villages.

7. HOW PRISON CHANGED OJ

No longer a glamorous celebrity in an expensive suit, a grayer Simpson testified at his Las Vegas appeals hearing in a drab prison uniform and leg shackles.

8. PLANET-HUNTING MISSION IN JEOPARDY

NASA's Kepler telescope is broken and engineers can't yet fix yet, jeopardizing a $600 million mission to search for other planets where life could exist.

9. WHAT QUALIFIES AS MENTAL ILLNESS

The new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders assigned names to tantrums, grief and bingeing, drawing criticism that psychiatrists are going too far.

10. BOB DYLAN'S LATEST ACCOLADE

He became the first rock star to be inducted into the 115-year-old American Academy of Arts and Letters, an artists' honor society.

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