Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel walks on the stage before the start of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York on May 8, 2014.
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By TIME Video
May 9, 2014

Here are the stories TIME is watching this Thursday, May 8:

  • Former Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel waited until the 22nd pick to hear the Cleveland Browns call his name at the 2014 NFL draft.
  • Fierce storms battered the Midwest with heavy winds, rain and hail as tornadoes touched down in Colorado and Minnesota.
  • Apple is reportedly close to a $3.2 billion acquisition deal with Beats Electronics, maker of famous Beats By Dre headphones.
  • Hello my baby, hello my honey. Scientists find 14 species of dancing frogs in India.

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