Over a dozen people in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Iowa were killed after a wave of storms and tornadoes tore through south-central United States. Many of the deaths were in Faulkner County, Ark., as a powerful twister flipped cars and tore through houses. Justin Moore — a native of Poyen, Ark., about one hour south — was one of a number of country stars to offer prayers on Sunday night and Monday.
The Republican National Convention is in for a real treat this year. On August 26, politicians will step off their platforms to give Rodney Atkins the stage. The singer will headline the RNC welcoming party, which will take place at Tropicana Stadium in St. Petersburg, Fla.