Cetan Sa Winyan, director of the American Indian Movement’s Indian Territory Oklahoma chapter, said all tribes — not just the four already petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court — should stand together against potential changes to the Indian Child Welfare Act in a case the court has been asked t…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats can’t use their $3.5 trillion package bolstering social and climate programs for their plan to give millions of immigrants a chance to become citizens, the Senate’s parliamentarian said late Sunday, a crushing blow to what was the party’s clearest pathway in years…
THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Two lightning-sparked wildfires in California merged and made a run to the edge of a grove of ancient sequoias, momentarily driving away firefighters as they try to protect the world's largest tree by wrapping its base in protective foil.
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Haitian migrants seeking to escape poverty, hunger and a feeling of hopelessness in their home country said they will not be deterred by U.S. plans to speedily send them back, as thousands of people remained encamped on the Texas border Saturday after crossing from Mexico.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Mourners in California said prayers and their final goodbyes Saturday to three Marines killed in last month’s bombing in Afghanistan.
When the COVID-19 vaccine was first released, Republican Congressman Tom Cole thought everyone who was eligible and able would take it.
This year in Congress hasn’t been the one Congressman Tom Cole had envisioned or hoped for, but with all that’s happened that he’s disagreed with, he hopes some positive legislation can come out of it.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Disability advocates Thursday celebrated a ruling that bars the state from implementing a new law requiring Oklahomans with intellectual disabilities to wait five years before accessing specialized home and community-based services through the state’s Medicaid program.
Two dozen Republican attorneys general warned the White House on Thursday of impending legal action if a proposed coronavirus vaccine requirement for as many as 100 million Americans goes into effect.
WASHINGTON — A former University of Oklahoma gymnast on Wednesday told a key Senate panel that she was directed not to say anything that could compromise an FBI investigation into sexual abuse by the national team doctor.
Three people with stakes in Indigenous voter rights in Oklahoma are looking to the Native American Voting Rights Act, co-introduced by Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) to help address voting and election problems in Oklahoma tribes.
CASTAIC, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters were making progress on a wildfire that jumped across a Southern California freeway and spread across dry hillsides while a new blaze forced residents of a Northern California community to evacuate.
HOUSTON (AP) — Nicholas strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Monday as it headed toward landfall along the Texas Gulf Coast and it was expected to bring heavy rain and floods to coastal areas from Mexico to storm-battered Louisiana.
The Biden administration plans has asked the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to require COVID-19 vaccinations or a negative test for employers of more than 100 and vaccinations for healthcare facilities that receive medicare or medicaid. This was incorrectly stated that it was …
NEW YORK — Even before the first note, there were a pair of standing ovations — one when the chorus filed in and another when concertmaster Benjamin Bowman walked on to tune up the orchestra.
RICHMOND,, Va. (AP) — Workers at the site in Virginia's capital where a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was taken down this week installed a new time capsule Saturday within the statue's massive pedestal, after efforts to locate an 1887 capsule were suspended.
WASHINGTON — It’s been 20 years since American Airlines flight 77 was hijacked and crashed into the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001; three Oklahoma service members died during the attack.
DANVILLE — After witnessing people jump to their deaths from the burning World Trade Center and spending hours fleeing the city on Sept. 11, 2001, Karen Marinaccio has never returned to the site.
On Sept. 10, 2001, Oklahoman Joe Allbaugh was attending the National Emergency Managers Association’s conference in Bozeman, Montana.
NORMAN — Mike Boettcher, a professor at the University of Oklahoma’s Gaylord College of Journalism, spent the better part of the 2000s in Afghanistan after 9/11.
NORMAN — The Biden administration announced Thursday they are implementing sweeping new vaccine requirements that require millions of Americans and thousands of Oklahomans to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has unveiled a new “action plan" plan to confront the COVID-19 surge that’s being driven by the spread of the delta variant.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A Texas death row inmate was granted reprieve Wednesday evening by the U.S. Supreme Court, nearly three hours after he was scheduled to be executed at the Huntsville “Walls” Unit.
A Catholic organization responsible for refugee resettlement and leaders of the Oklahoma City Muslim community are preparing for hundreds of displaced Afghan families to arrive in Oklahoma.
This Week's Circulars
Roy Neher, age 69, passed away on September 9th. He is survived by his soul mate of 40 years Kathy, his son Eric, his daughter Kestra and six grandchildren. He enjoyed music, playing his guitar, singing and writing songs. He spent his whole life loving and observing nature. He self-taught hi…
Edell "Marie" Garver, 86, of Norman, passed away on September 19, 2021. Graveside services will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the Noble IOOF Cemetery. Directed by McMahans Funeral Home of Noble.
Meredith Ann Ward, 86, Norman, passed away September 19, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, September 22nd at IOOF Cemetery, Norman. Online condolences may be shared at www.tribute.care.