“The youngest victim was 6, the oldest 89. One extended family lost seven members.” AP on the aftermath of Alabama’s deadly tornado. President Trump will visit the region on Friday.

+ “Both homes were destroyed. Both families had to start over from nothing. But today, one family is financially stable. The other is facing bankruptcy.” A special investigation from NPR: How Federal Disaster Money Favors The Rich.

+ LA Times: Post-Hurricane Harvey, NASA tried to fly a pollution-spotting plane over Houston. The EPA said no.