This is the latest in a series on Iceland by Planet Money correspondent David Kestenbaum and Planet Money's Icelandic intern, Baldur Hedinsson. Here's more from their trip to Iceland.This was supposed to be the beginning of what passes for spring in Iceland.
Ronnie Houston refused to look up.As a tornado tore through his house Sunday in Joplin, Mo., Houston was crammed into his bathtub, holding tight to his wife and their granddaughter."I didn't see anything," Houston says. "I was just praying and kept my eyes shut."
The Obama administration reached out Tuesday to the Libyan rebels and said Moammar Gadhafi would "inevitably" be forced from power as the U.S.-backed NATO coalition launched a withering bombardment on the Libyan leader's stronghold of Tripoli.The NATO airstrikes struck in rapid succession shortly af