The devastation in Joplin has left at least 117 dead and destroyed much of the city's buildings, including Joplin High School. Crews are still working to find survivors in the rubble.
Houses, businesses, churches and schools were among the buildings destroyed by the tornado that hit Joplin on Sunday evening, killing at least 116 and injuring an unknown number of people.
Nearly 2,000 buildings were damaged or destroyed after Sunday's tornado ripped through Joplin.
The city manager in Joplin says the death toll from a tornado that struck the city Sunday has risen to 116 but added that seven people have been rescued.
Instead of doing things the way everyone else prescribes, try doing what makes you happy — within reason, of course.
Sgt. 1st Class Steve White, who grew up 25 miles outside of Joplin, shares his impressions on the ground following the tornado.
The manager of a hospital service, a high school principal, families and customers at an IHOP restaurant, including two state legislators, recall where they were when the tornado hit Joplin.
Those with homes damaged in Sunday's tornado can receive federal aid for uninsured expenses, including temporary housing.
As of 3:15 a.m., the teams from Task Force One were conducting search-and-rescue missions.
Houses, churches, schools, businesses and homes were flattened after a tornado hit the city of Joplin on Sunday evening. Officials said at least 89 people were killed and an unknown number of people were injured during the storm.
Joking with his players about staying away from boys is one way Rock Bridge girls soccer coach Marc VanDover works to keep his team focused.
Two Joplin natives tell stories of grief and relief after Sunday evening's tornado.
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MU Health Care and the American Red Cross Mid-Missouri Chapter have been working to provide relief for the residents of Joplin.
Hertzberg family members count their blessings after boarding up the windows of their damaged Joplin home.
Staff at St. John's Regional Medical Center helped patients evacuate after a tornado destroyed much of the building. Patients were then sent to other hospitals for treatment.
Traditional media and citizen journalists have been uploading videos of the devastation in Joplin to YouTube. Here are a couple of those videos.
Arkansas offers assistance to Joplin as severe storms tear through state.
The Coast Guard began allowing northbound vessels to pass one at a time after flooding caused three barges to sink Friday.
After the tornado leveled her hometown, MU student and Missourian reporter Eliza Smith packed up her car and headed home.