The Five Things You Need To Know Today (May 16)

Emails Show Different Accounts Of Benghazi Incident- According to dozens of emails and letters released yesterday, State Department tried to “water down” references to Islamic extremist groups and prior warnings that were given to the Obama administration.

Tornadoes Rip Through Texas- Tornadoes ripped through West Texas last night killing six people, while injuring more than 100 people.

U.N. Calls for Political Transition- As the Civil War continues in Syria, the 193-member General Assembly passed a non-binding resolution yesterday calling for a political transition, putting the President under the gun to end the Civil War.

Airline Passengers Beginning to Accept Baggage Fees- According to a new J.D Power survey, overall satisfaction with airline travel has increased to the highest levels since 2006. The gap between those who are OK with baggage fees and those who are not has narrowed to a smaller margin.

IRS Commissioner Resigns- In the wake of a scandal that has the IRS delaying tax-exemption for conservative groups, Barack Obama has announced that Steven Miller will resign.

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