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Politics Mar 18Flood of Capitol riot, tribal cases swamps U.S. prosecutors
The U.S. Justice Department's to-do list is always intense. And now two very different legal controversies -- insurrection cases and tribal lands disputes -- are threatening to swamp a department already flooded with pandemic-delayed cases.
Health Nov 12Schools abandon classes, states retreat as virus surges
School systems in Detroit, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and suburban Minneapolis are giving up on in-person classes, and some governors are reimposing restrictions on bars and restaurants or getting more serious about masks.
Nation Sep 01Attorneys file lawsuit seeking redress for Tulsa massacre
The group is seeking reparations for the destruction of the city's once thriving Black district that was burned to the ground by an angry white mob.
Nation Jul 15Oklahoma’s governor says he has tested positive for COVID-19
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Wednesday that he’s the first governor in the United States to test positive for the coronavirus and that he is isolating at home.
Politics Jun 15Oklahoma governor seeks larger event venue for Trump’s Tulsa rally
So many people are interested in attending President Donald Trump's rally Saturday in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that the governor is seeking a larger, outdoor venue to accommodate them.
Nation Apr 28Oklahoma, Utah face scrutiny over malaria drug purchases
Republican state leaders in Oklahoma and Utah are facing backlash for spending millions of dollars combined to purchase malaria drugs promoted by President Trump to treat COVID-19 patients that many other states obtained for free and that doctors warned shouldn't…
Nation Apr 19Video tribute honors Oklahoma bombing victims amid outbreak
Survivors and loved ones of the 168 people who were killed in the Oklahoma City bombing won’t be able to gather Sunday on the grounds of the city’s memorial to mark the 25th anniversary of the attack, but that won’t…
Politics Mar 28Ex-Sen. Tom Coburn, conservative political maverick, dies
Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma family doctor who earned a reputation as a conservative political maverick as he railed against federal earmarks and subsidies for the rich, has died. He was 72.
Nation Nov 15Oklahoma judge reduces J&J order in opioid lawsuit by $107 million
An Oklahoma judge who last summer ordered consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to help address the state’s opioid crisis on Friday reduced that amount by $107 million in a final order in the case.
Politics Sep 22Sanders heading to Warren’s native state for Comanche event
LAWTON, Okla. — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is focusing on reliably Republican Oklahoma with an appearance before the largest annual gathering of the Comanche Nation in the state where rival Elizabeth Warren was born. Sanders’ visit may remind some…