From Oprah to Tom Hanks and even our very own Lester Holt, commencement speakers across the U.S. offered students some words of wisdom this year. On tonight’s broadcast, we take a look back at some of this year’s graduation highlights.
Severe weather is tearing through Texas with a reported five tornadoes and at least one confirmed touching down near Fort Stockton, Texas. Meanwhile, a tropical storm is slowly moving through the gulf. NBC News’ Sam Brock has the latest weather updates.
Eight workers were injured in New Haven, Connecticut after a building where crews were pouring concrete suddenly caved in. This comes as rescuers in Davenport, Iowa are beginning a long-awaited dig for survivors at a different collapse. NBC News’ Maggie Vespa has details on both.