This May 16, 2013 photo provided by Nichole Tomlin shows her Granbury, Texas backyard and rubble where Tomlin says there used to be a neighborhood. (AP Photo/Nichole Tomlin)

Photos: Deadly tornadoes strike Texas

A powerful storm crushed buildings as it tore through North Texas, leaving some as just piles of planks and rubble. Trees and debris were sc…

The Dalai Lama spoke at the University of Portland during the opening of a three-day environmental summit, May 9, 2013 (KOIN 6 News/Ty Nguyen)

Photos: The Dalai Lama in Portland

Maitripa College, the only Tibetan Buddhist college in the Pacific Northwest, sponsored the Dalai Lama’s visit to Portland.