There are calls for a federal investigation into the police shooting of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After his car stalled, video footage showed Crutcher, an unarmed black man, walking away from police, arms raised, before being shot. Gwen Ifill…
Terence Crutcher, a Tulsa, Oklahoma, man who was fatally shot by a police officer last week, was not armed, nor was a weapon found in his SUV, the city's police chief said Monday. The Justice Department said it has opened…
By Associated Press
Doctors who perform abortions in Oklahoma won't be guilty of a felony after the state Senate didn't try to override Republican Gov. Mary Fallin's veto of a bill to make it a felony crime.
By Corinne Segal
A measure that Oklahoma state legislators approved Thursday would make abortion a felony for physicians, with potential penalties that include a three-year jail sentence and removal of their medical license.
By Anna Kuchment, Scientific American
Scientists are increasingly confident about the link between earthquakes and oil and gas production, yet regulators are slow to react.
By Steve Peoples and Nancy Benac, Associated Press
LAS VEGAS — With a big win in Nevada, Donald Trump claimed a third straight commanding victory in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. A tight race for second between Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz offered little evidence that…
By Stephen Fee, Mori Rothman
More than 100 tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma last year, and a new multi-million-dollar grant to four universities in the heart of Tornado Alley may lead to better information about where and when severe weather may strike. NewsHour's Stephen Fee…
Children in Oklahoma don't wait for kindergarten to begin public education; there's preschool for anyone who wants it. While costly, the government program has been hailed for the long-term benefits and has become a national model. Special correspondent Cat Wise…
By Lillian Mongeau, The Hechinger Report
Oklahomans trend conservative, yet they’ve embraced free, universal early education.
By PBS NewsHour
Over the past six years, earthquakes in Oklahoma have skyrocketed – from less than a handful of 3.0 quakes before 2009 to well over 900 last year. The likely culprit: salty wastewater that bubbles up during oil and gas drilling.
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