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Need to Know News: Texas fires continue to rage while storms still a threat in Midwest, South
April 20th, 2011
10:29 AM ET

Need to Know News: Texas fires continue to rage while storms still a threat in Midwest, South

Each day, we here at "Piers Morgan Tonight" put together the news you need to know – from what happened last night to what will happen today.

For April 20, 2011 – Texas fires rage, airlines told to stop hiding fees, Midwest and South still threatened by storms...

• Texas fire rages from 'border to border': Texas firefighters on Wednesday continued to battle blazes that have scorched a million acres and have been burning for more than a week, according to the Texas Forest Service. [] Firefighters from 34 states are now in Texas battling blazes that, over the past two weeks, have destroyed 170 homes and burned 1 million acres."

• Midwest and South still threatened by sever weather: "The threat of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes continued Wednesday to hang over portions of the Midwest and South, after another round of violent weather pummeled parts of both regions the day before, according to the National Weather Service."

• Airlines told to stop hiding fees: "Call it the Airline Passenger Bill of Rights, Version 2.0. The Department of Transportation issued a second set of rules Wednesday to address a litany of passenger gripes, including the bane of modern air travelers' existence: hidden fees for bags, meals, pillows and reservation changes."

• Panels finds Mubarak complicit in shootings: "Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was complicit in shootings of anti-regime protesters during a period of upheaval in the country, a member of an official fact-checking commission said Tuesday."

• Google users invited to edit U.S. map: "Nearly three years after first releasing Map Maker, Google is finally ready to let its users edit and add to the map of the United States. Google Map Maker is a parallel version of Google Maps that accepts user contributions and map edits. When approved by moderators, edits are published to Google Maps and are pushed live to all users."

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