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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…
Nation Aug 26WATCH: Oklahoma judge rules against drugmaker, orders $572M payment
An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid drug crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 million to help abate the problem in the coming years.
Nation Jun 24Oklahoma conservatives’ views on medical marijuana evolving
A growing group of traditionally conservative Republican voters in Oklahoma have shifted their position on medical marijuana as they approach a Tuesday vote that could ensure Oklahoma joins the growing list of states that have legalized some form of pot.
Nation May 25Civilians kill gunman after 3 shot at Oklahoma restaurant
Three people were shot and wounded at an Oklahoma City restaurant and one person was injured while fleeing before the gunman was shot dead by two armed citizens, police said Friday.
Politics May 12Oklahoma governor signs adoption law opposed by LGBT groups
The bill provides legal protections to faith-based agencies that won't place children in LGBT homes.
Politics Jun 10Oklahoma Democrats pin hopes on new 24-year-old leader
Democrats hoping to chip away at the Republican stranglehold have pinned their hopes on Anna Langthorn, a 24-year-old woman who has logged more than five years in the political trenches.