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OSU basketball team adds manager to roster ahead of Bedlam

Tanner Taylor, in his third year as a student manager for the Cowboys, was added to the team's roster ahead of Wednesday...

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Terrance Ferguson is performing above his pay grade

Thunder guard Terrance Ferguson is playing defense at a level above his weight class. More importantly for the Thunder, he’s...

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Man in custody after reportedly pointing gun at hospital security guard

A man was taken into custody at OU Medical Center Tuesday night after police reported he pointed a handgun at a security guard...

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OBU to add on-campus MBA classes

With the addition of on-campus courses, students are able to complete a degree that is completely in-person or a blend of...

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Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State men's basketball lineups, tipoff time and TV info

Oklahoma State and Oklahoma meet for the second time this season Wednesday in Gallagher-Iba Arena. Find projected lineups,...

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SCOTUS won't hear case on racial bias in Oklahoma's death penalty

Two Death Row inmates claimed that a study of racial bias in Oklahoma's executions should lead to high court review.

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Carrie Underwood welcomes baby boy, Jacob Bryan Fisher

The country music superstar and Oklahoma native took to social media today to post first photos of her baby boy, Jacob Bryan...

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Paul George continuing his MVP case with stellar play

In the last two months, George has been arguably the league’s best all-around player.

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Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, Los Lonely Boys, The Wailers heading to OKC in concert

With a flurry of recent concert announcements, the historic Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23, is looking to make it a sizzling spring...

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Oklahoma State quarterback Keondre Wudtee enters NCAA transfer portal

OSU redshirt sophomore Keondre Wudtee has entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal, according to 247Sports.com.

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Berry Tramel: Are part-time players deserving of spots in Cooperstown?

Mariano Rivera and Lee Smith go into the Hall of Fame with far fewer credentials than hundreds of starting pitchers

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Two Oklahoma men killed in head-on crash in Wyoming

Brandon Bivens, 22, and a passenger, 59-year-old Michael Bivens of Tulsa, were declared dead at the scene of the crash. Both...

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Second-degree murder charges filed in death of McLoud teen

Two teens could face 10 years to life for allegedly killing Kaylen Thomas.

Paul George, Thunder put defensive woes behind them

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Only seconds into the fourth quarter, Paul George snagged the ball from C.J. McCollum and raced to the other end of the court. Dunk. Believe it or don't, but George would nearly recreate that moment two more times in the fourth quarter. The...

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Man charged with allegedly using hammer to beat opossum in OKC

Man charged with misdemeanor for beating opossum, which is recovering from skull fractures.

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Oklahoma bills aim to punish, limit future protests

Oklahoma lawmakers have filed a host of bills that seek to crack down on the methods educators employed to stage a statewide...

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Legislature dipping into self-driving vehicle regulation

For the first time since the technology became a reality, the Legislature is poised to begin regulating self-driving cars and...

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OKC district reveals plans to close schools

For weeks, Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Sean McDaniel has talked about reinventing the state's largest district...

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Locked out of House by Pelosi, Trump vows State of Union alternative

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would hold an alternative event to the State of the Union address after...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 21, 2019: Hear the Norman Philharmonic honor Martin Luther King Jr.

NORMAN — The Norman Philharmonic, along with the University of Oklahoma and Norman communities, will honor the legacy of Martin...

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Ferguson, Patterson key Thunder 3-point turnaround

Thunder has climbed to 25th in NBA 3-point shooting, which is a big improvement from last place

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Joel Melton to provide Morning Music at Arcadia Round Barn

Singer-songwriter Joel Melton will provide Morning Music from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the downstairs museum of the...

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Ex-wife wants child support from powerful state lawmaker

Rep. Kevin Wallace has been ordered to appear on the second day of the upcoming legislative session for his arraignment in...

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US stocks waver as signs of future profit growth wobble

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes spent Wednesday drifting and finished with small gains. While big companies continue to...

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Watch: Oklahoma native Parker Millsap spotlights life on the road in 'Let a Little Light In' music video

Oklahoma native Parker Millsap, who hails from Purcell and is now based in Nashville, Tennessee, released today the beautiful,...

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OU women fall to TCU 86-71

TCU women's basketball handed Oklahoma its fifth straight loss with a decisive 86-71 victory on Tuesday night at Schollmaier...

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Markets Right Now: US stock indexes end with meager gains

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Major stock indexes wound up slightly...

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Lawyer: No proof nurse raped Arizona patient who had baby

PHOENIX (AP) — A nurse who was supposed to be looking after an incapacitated woman at a long-term health care facility was...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Burning the Blazers

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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OU president faces strong criticism

University of Oklahoma students demand change after another racist incident.

'The bill's not going to go anywhere.' Effort to stop a $100 million state project is unlikely to succeed

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Legislative effort to save veterans center in Talihina likely doomed from the start.

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Oklahoma WIC benefits to continue into March despite shutdown

Director of state Women, Infants and Children program tries to correct erroneous messages on social media. ,

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Find your thrill at the Grill on the Hill

The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, spotlights The Grill on the Hill, Capitol Hill's living heartbeat and great place for a...

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Looking for Logan Tucker

"Looking for Logan Tucker," a multi-part series about the murder case of a 6-year-old boy in Woodward County, Okla., whose body was never found, was pieced together through interviews with sources, witness testimonies and thousands of pages of court documents.

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Morning Roundup: Oladipo suffers serious knee injury

The Indiana Pacers lost All-Star guard Victor Oladipo to a serious right knee injury in the second quarter of Wednesday night's...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Bon Jovi's restaurant gives free meal to furloughed workers

RED BANK, N.J. (AP) — A restaurant owned by musician and New Jersey native Jon Bon Jovi is providing free meals to local...

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Crush of desperate migrant families seek asylum at border

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Maria Orbelina Cortez says she fled El Salvador for the U.S. after her husband attacked her and knocked a...

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OKC police use Taser on naked man at Carver Transitional Center Tuesday night

A man suffering from an "adverse reaction" became unruly at the Carver Transitional Center Tuesday night, where police were...

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Manafort denies lying to investigators after plea agreement

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman on Wednesday denied allegations he lied to investigators...

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Coroner: Couple intoxicated during fatal Yosemite fall

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A young couple from India who wrote a travel blog were intoxicated when they died in a fall from a scenic...

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Oklahoma farmers will be able to access more USDA services through Farm Service Agency offices, starting Thursday.

As Congress and President Trump continue to debate funding for a border wall, the federal government is reopening Farm Service...

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Three things to know about OKC's 123-114 win over Portland

A look at the Thunder's 123-111 win against the Blazers.

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Dems prepare own border security package shunning Trump wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats, feeling pressure to display their vision for border security, are preparing a package that...

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Toddler found dead outside home in freezing cold

Newport, N.H. — Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old girl found outside a New Hampshire home in bitter cold...

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Businesses sound alarm as UK says prepare for no-deal Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Businesses in Britain and the European Union need to prepare for the possibility the U.K. will leave the bloc in...

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Thunder vs. Pelicans lineups, tip-off time and TV info

The Oklahoman’s Erik Horne previews the Thunder against the New Orleans Pelicans

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Journalist fired after wishing death on Covington Catholic HS students, parents: report

A freelance Vulture journalist was fired from his main job at digital company INE Entertainment after wishing death for...

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Rangers sign third baseman Asdrubal Cabrera

Rangers sign third baseman Asdrubal Cabrera The Texas Rangers have found a veteran to play third base after the retirement of...

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UPDATE: Winter weather advisory in OKC canceled

A winter weather advisory that was issued Tuesday afternoon for parts of central Oklahoma has been canceled.

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Blown-call lawsuit seeks do-over of Rams-Saints game

Saints season ticket holders file lawsuit In the legal equivalent of a Hail Mary pass, two New Orleans Saints season ticket...

Shut up and tackle? Not if OU wants to remedy racism

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On the day our country commemorated civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., Oklahoma President Jim Gallogly announced that two women involved with a blackface video have withdrawn from the university and "will not return to campus." It's a...

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The Latest: Venezuelan lawyers seeking protection for Guaido

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on nationwide protests in Venezuela (all times local):10:50 p.m.Three Venezuelan lawyers...

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The Latest: Republicans slam decision to block Trump speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local):5:30 p.m.Republicans are...

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Iowa Sen. Ernst denies allegation of affair with soldier

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Joni Ernst on Wednesday denied allegations leveled by her ex-husband that she had an affair with...

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AP-NORC poll: Shutdown drags Trump approval to yearlong low

WASHINGTON (AP) — A strong majority of Americans blame President Donald Trump for the record-long government shutdown and...

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AP Exclusive: Adoptee deported by US sues S. Korea, agency

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Adam Crapser lives in limbo, a stranger in South Korea, the country of his birth.Forcibly separated...

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At Davos, battle lines are drawn over trade and cooperation

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — World leaders in favor of international cooperation and free trade struck back Wednesday against the...

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The shutdown today: Pelosi, Trump clash over Tuesday speech

What's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 33:WHAT'S NEWHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi served notice that President...

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Muslim enclave that was foiled attack target urges justice

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A Muslim group called Wednesday for full prosecutions against the four people accused of plotting an...

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Jimmy Page's dragon guitar reborn after 50 years on ice

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After five decades, Jimmy Page's dragon has re-emerged from its lair.Fender instruments on Wednesday gave...

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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen delaying testimony to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, will not testify before a House committee next month...

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Staying inbounds: the risk of innuendo in Super Bowl ads

NEW YORK (AP) — Sex sells ... frozen food dishes?Kraft Heinz' frozen-food brand Devour is trying to make waves during its Super...

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The Latest: Official says EU needs clarity to delay Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):5:50 p.m.The European Union's top economy...

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Cardi B is getting her 1st Las Vegas residency

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cardi B will have her first Las Vegas residency this spring.Palms Casino Resort announced Wednesday the...

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No trace of soccer player's plane after 2nd day searching

LONDON (AP) — Search teams have yet to find any trace of the plane carrying Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala after a...

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Poll: Support for 'Medicare-for-all' fluctuates with details

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans like the idea of "Medicare-for-all," but support flips to disapproval if it would result in higher...

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Trump wants to deliver State of Union next week as planned

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump made clear Wednesday that he intends to deliver his State of the Union speech to a...

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Struggling Edmonton Oilers fire GM Peter Chiarelli

Edmonton fired Peter Chiarelli on Wednesday in an indictment of his roster moves in three-plus years as general manager, with...

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House Democrats investigate White House security clearances

WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerful House committee now led by Democrats is opening an investigation into how security clearances have...

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Alec Baldwin taking anger class in parking dispute plea deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Days after appearing as President Donald Trump in a "Deal or No Deal" parody on "Saturday Night Live," Alec...

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Catholic student says he didn't disrespect Native American

PARK HILLS, Ky. (AP) — A Catholic high school student whose close encounter with a Native American activist and a black...

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Far-right lawmakers walk out of Holocaust tribute in Bavaria

BERLIN (AP) — More than a dozen state lawmakers from a German far-right party walked out of the Bavarian parliament during a...

Oklahoma Regional Food Bank helps furloughed federal workers

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Oklahoma Regional Food Bank volunteers set up at state fairgrounds to distribute staples to federal workers missing paychecks because of government shutdown.

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Russell Baker, author and NY Times columnist is dead at 93

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Russell Baker, the genial, but sharp-witted writer who won Pulitzer Prizes for his humorous columns in The...

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Czech lawmakers approve taxation of church restitution plan

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Parliament's lower house on Wednesday approved a proposal drafted by Communist lawmakers to tax the...

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50 years past last men's Slam, Laver says it'll happen again

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Fifty years after Rod Laver won the last true Grand Slam in men's tennis, he is fairly confident...

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Egypt says archaeologists find ancient tombs in Nile Delta

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered ancient tombs dating back to the Second Intermediate Period, 1782-1570...

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Using banned pesticide that sickened family nets man prison

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The ex-manager of a pest-control company in the U.S. Virgin Islands has been sentenced to a year in...

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French minister dismisses Italian insult as 'insignificant'

PARIS (AP) — France's European affairs minister has dismissed insulting remarks about the French president made by the Italian...

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Russia presents info on missile US says violates pact

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military on Wednesday rolled out a new missile and released its specifications, seeking to dispel the...

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Oil plan stalled as East Timor president vetoes state budget

DILI, East Timor (AP) — East Timor's president has vetoed the government's budget, possibly jeopardizing plans to develop the...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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OKC yet to cite sidewalk scooter scofflaws

In the months since scooters have been in regular use in the downtown area, Oklahoma City has relied on warnings rather than...

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage

Anniversaries for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019.

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Science Museum Oklahoma offers sensory-sensitive evening

Science Museum Oklahoma will offer its first sensory-sensitive evening program from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 8.

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Correction: Polio-Mozambique story

LONDON (AP) — In a story Jan. 22 about polio in Mozambique, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of polio...

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The Latest: White House reaches out to Kentucky students

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on reaction from a recent encounter between white teenagers, Native American marchers and a...

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Los Angeles teachers approve contract, end strike

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teachers overwhelmingly approved a new contract Tuesday and planned to return to the classroom after a...

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George, Westbrook lead Thunder past Trail Blazers 123-114

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George had 36 points and eight rebounds, Russell Westbrook had a triple-double of 29 points, 14...

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High court lets military implement transgender restrictions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration can go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women...

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Asian shares meander on worries over US-China trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were flat in subdued trading Wednesday as Japan reported weak export data and news surfaced of...

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Fox News host, family survive car crash in Montana

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Fox News host Bret Baier and his family survived a motor vehicle crash in Montana after the television...

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Senate sets up showdown votes on shutdown plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders on Tuesday agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal...

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The Latest: Senate to push forward with 2 shutdown votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local):8:45 p.m.Senate...

OSU pursuing improvement through ShotTracker system

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Over the summer, OSU added the ShotTracker system to its auxiliary gym, which the team uses every other practice. With the aid of sensors in the ceiling, small trackers attached to players’ shoes and chargeable basketballs, the Cowboys’ movements...

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Boys school shuts down amid fallout over Washington videos

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky boys' school shut down its campus Tuesday as a precaution and a small protest was held outside...

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The Latest: Interstate 70 in Colorado reopens after storm

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a snowstorm in the Rockies (all times local):5:30 p.m.Transportation officials have reopened a...

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Recap: OKC district meets to discuss school closures

View a live feed of Tuesday's Oklahoma Cit School Board meeting, where officials addressed school closures as part of the...

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Oscar nods honor 'Roma,' 'The Favourite,' 'Black Panther'

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" with a leading...

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The Latest: Ex-OU dean asks for president's resignation

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a two now-former University of Oklahoma students' involvement in a video in which one of the...

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Trump says he told Sanders 'not to bother' with briefing

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump says he directed White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders not to bother with...

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Doping agency forgives Russia, but says more work needed

The World Anti-Doping Agency straddled the wide gulf between vindication and capitulation Tuesday, agreeing to keep Russia's...

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Singer Chris Brown released in Paris after rape complaint

PARIS (AP) — U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people were released Tuesday from police custody after a woman filed a rape...

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Miami prosecutor probing MLK traffic incident as hate crime

MIAMI (AP) — A traffic incident in Miami involving a gun-wielding white man and a group of black bicyclists protesting housing...

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Supreme Court releases censored appeal by foreign government

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unidentified foreign government is asking the Supreme Court to get involved in a case that may be part of...

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Iowa Sen. Ernst says she turned down Trump during VP search

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Joni Ernst says she turned down President Donald Trump after interviewing to be his running mate,...

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Russia, Japan make no visible progress on territorial spat

MOSCOW (AP) — The leaders of Russia and Japan acknowledged Tuesday that settling a decades-long territorial dispute poses a...

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Brazilian leader at odds with Davos focus on environment

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro pledged to work "in harmony with the world" to cut carbon...

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Brexit battle looms as UK lawmakers attack May's 'Plan B'

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is determined to get a tweaked version of her rejected European Union divorce deal...

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The Latest: Merck to ship 120,000 more Ebola vaccine doses

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):6:30 p.m.Drugmaker...

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Pelosi works her health care strategy from the ground up

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is laying out her strategy on health care and first up is improvements to...

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Column: Pats', Rams' titles not tarnished by bad officiating

Yes, the Los Angeles Rams got away with a flagrant foul (or two) by cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman that allowed them to sneak...

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Former NFL player McFadden arrested in Texas on DWI charge

DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say former NFL player Darren McFadden has posted bond after he was arrested on a drunken-driving...

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Afghan security service suffers heavy toll in Taliban attack

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Dozens of people killed in a brazen Taliban attack on a military base were members of Afghanistan's...

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Trump calls North Carolina speaker on speech offer

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The speaker of the North Carolina House says President Donald Trump called to thank him for an invite to...

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Supreme Court rejects coach's appeal over prayer, for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a former Seattle-area football coach who lost his job because...

20-40-60 Etiquette: Save your reply for the invitation

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QUESTION: I received a save-the-date card for a wedding to be held out of state late this summer. Does this require a reply or is this a courtesy, telling me to, indeed, mark my calendar for the wedding? I probably won't attend the ceremony,...

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Portuguese police intercept cocaine shipment to Spain

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese police say they have discovered 430 kilograms (950 pounds) of cocaine concealed inside a...

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Al Jazeera says Sudan withdraws journalists' work permits

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese authorities have cracked down on Arabic-language foreign media working inside the country, news channels...

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Armed with affection, octogenarian is an 'octopus whisperer'

BOSTON (AP) — Wilson Menashi palmed a squid in his left hand and extended his arm into an aquarium tank, watching as a giant...

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Germany, France renew friendship treaty, warn of nationalism

AACHEN, Germany (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Tuesday against rising nationalism in Europe and called for a...

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Tsitsipas reaches 1st Slam semi, plugs YouTube; Collins wins

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A post-millennial through and through, Stefanos Tsitsipas sounded as excited about doubling his...

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OKC district to close 12 elementary schools

Oklahoma City Public Schools would close 12 elementary schools as part of a plan to provide students with more teachers, course...

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Oklahoma City stargazers photograph total lunar eclipse

Members of the Oklahoma City Astronomy Club watched the total lunar eclipse Sunday at Lake Hefner.

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Political shifts, sales slump cast shadow over gun industry

When gunmakers and dealers gather this week in Las Vegas for the industry's largest annual conference, they will be grappling...

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King events draw potential Democratic presidential hopefuls

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As Americans commemorated Martin Luther King Jr., Democratic presidential hopefuls fanned out across the...

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The Latest: Group in video threatens action in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on a reported national guard uprising in Venezuela (all times local):10:25 p.m.A group of...

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Frigid air, high winds sweep the Northeast; at least 7 dead

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Falling temperatures replaced the weekend's falling snow Monday as bitter cold and gusty winds swept...

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Civic leaders respond to State of the City address

Watch the speech and an interview with the mayor, who reviewed Oklahoma City's economic renaissance and said the city's newest...

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City staff will work in 'James D. Couch Municipal Office Building'

Couch, who retired this month, is the longest-serving city manager in Oklahoma City history.

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TSA screener sick-outs hit 10 percent over holiday weekend

The percentage of TSA airport screeners missing work has hit 10 percent as the partial government shutdown stretches into its...

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UK leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday — and it looks a lot like Plan A.May...

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Kamala Harris opens presidential bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning...

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Atlanta's Confederate Avenue fades into history

ATLANTA (AP) — Residents in an Atlanta neighborhood are celebrating the renaming of Confederate Avenue.But the fate of...

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French leader promotes foreign investment at Versailles

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron hosted 150 international business leaders at the Palace of Versailles on Monday...

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Israel increasingly goes public with its strikes in Syria

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Monday claimed responsibility for a series of airstrikes on Iranian military targets in Syria,...

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Celtics' Marcus Smart fined $35K for pursuing Hawks player

NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been fined $35,000 for "aggressively pursuing" DeAndre Bembry of the...

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The Latest: Brexit: EU official welcomes scrapping of fee

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):4:40 p.m.The European Parliament's chief...

Fired Norman sewer worker accepts $250,000 settlement

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Property owners in Norman will pay more in ad valorem taxes to cover the settlement in the federal age discrimination case.

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World economy forecast to slow in 2019 amid trade tensions

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The world economy absorbed more bad news Monday: The International Monetary Fund cut its growth...

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Church service gives thanks for missing teen's safe return

CAMERON, Wis. (AP) — Residents of two Wisconsin communities gathered for a church service to give thanks for the safe return of...

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Interest rates could stay lower for longer in Europe

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Multiple threats stalking Europe's economy mean the European Central Bank could keep interest rates...

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12-year-old girl dies in snow fort collapse outside church

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — A 12-year-old girl has died after a snow fort collapsed while she was playing outside a church...

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Serena Williams ousts No. 1 Simona Halep at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — As Serena Williams made her way out to the Australian Open's main court during pre-match...

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Half ton of fun: Cincinnati Zoo's Fiona turning 2

CINCINNATI (AP) — Now a half ton of fun, the Cincinnati Zoo's famed prematurely born hippo will soon turn 2 years old.The zoo...

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Cambodia's Hun Sen meets Xi Jinping on Beijing visit

BEIJING (AP) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has met with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a visit to Beijing that...

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Church celebration pays tribute to King

A crowd of about 1,600 paid tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday during a celebration of the civil rights...

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EU's Vestager, Silicon Valley nemesis, doesn't shy from tech

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The European Union's competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has made her name challenging...

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EU deplores Nicaragua crackdown, stands ready to help

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says it stands ready to use all peaceful means available to help prevent further human...

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Iraq says goodbye to its beloved archaeologist al-Gailani

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq on Monday mourned the loss of Lamia al-Gailani, a beloved archaeologist who helped rebuild the Baghdad...

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Boat with migrants rescued off Libya looks for port to dock

ROME (AP) — A private rescue boat carrying dozens of migrants said Sunday that for a second day several nations had not given...

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Colombians flood streets to protest terror after car bomb

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Thousands of Colombians dressed in white poured into the streets Sunday to repudiate terrorism after a...

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Paying for funerals impossible for many poor families

DETROIT (AP) — Darlene Hardison would have loved to have a funeral for her father and uncle and bury them in marked graves at a...

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LeBron, pickle juice help Tiafoe reach Australian Open QFs

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Frances Tiafoe just kept shaking his head and calling the whole thing "crazy" and "unbelievable."...

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Founder of Dead Poets Society is published, posthumously

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The late founder of the Dead Poets Society of America can be inducted to the society of fallen bards now...

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Mother of jail inmate who died questions why daughter wasn't in mental health ward

The mother of a woman who died in the Oklahoma County jail this month says jail officials should have known her daughter was a...

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Supportive housing project aims to help vulnerable young adults

Groups hope to establish model for helping teens transition from juvenile and foster care.

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A different kind of MAPS

For the next penny sales tax, the Oklahoma City mayor is stressing priorities outside of downtown construction projects.

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Uptown Revival

Redevelopment of several blighted buildings is underway at a key corner in Uptown that is home to the longtime landmark Blue...

Rebuilding OU defense won't be easy

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Grinch has lots of good stuff to say, but he knows that doesn't mean much when the games start

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Trump says 'things are going very well' with North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that "things are going very well with North Korea" and he plans a second...

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Norway detains Russian suspected in stabbing, terror plot

HELSINKI (AP) — A Norwegian court has ordered a 20-year-old Russian man detained for four weeks ahead of a trial for allegedly...

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OKC Central Live Chat: Endowments, senior wellness centers, state fair arena likely to appear on MAPS 4 ballot

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers during Friday's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's...

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Watermark breaks a drought: New bank first locally owned charter to open in a decade

The first locally owned and newly chartered bank in a decade is set to open Tuesday in Oklahoma City. Watermark Bank will open...

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The Latest: Iranian TV journalist not accused of crime

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an Iranian TV anchor detained in the U.S. (all times local):3:05 p.m.According to partially...

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The Latest: Democrats offer more money for border security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):11:50 p.m.Democrats are adding hundreds of...

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Colombia asks Cuba to arrest ELN negotiators for car bombing

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian President Ivan Duque on Friday demanded Cuba arrest 10 peace negotiators from the National...

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Officer who shot black teen sentenced to nearly 7 years

CHICAGO (AP) — The white Chicago officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in...

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Trump plans to make 'major announcement' on shutdown, border

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he'll be making a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the...

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OKC district could close as many as 20 schools

In an interview at The Oklahoman, OKC school superintendent says a minimum of 14 schools will be closed and up to 20 could meet...

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Correction: Trump-Russia Probe story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Jan. 17 about comments made by President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, The Associated...

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Congress to probe whether Trump told lawyer Cohen to lie

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are vowing to investigate whether President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney Michael...

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Virginia looks to raise age limit on tobacco products

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tobacco-friendly Virginia, where the early economy was powered by the leafy plant and the industry...

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Linehan out as Cowboys offensive coordinator after 5 seasons

DALLAS (AP) — Scott Linehan is out as offensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys, less than a week after coach Jason Garrett...

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Tennessee officer indicted for killing black man

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A grand jury in Tennessee indicted a white police officer on a charge of first-degree murder for...

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Airstrike on IS-held area in Eastern Syria kills 20

BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike hit militants and civilians trying to flee the last area controlled by the Islamic State group in...

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QB Brock Purdy looking to be Iowa State's Tim Tebow

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy grew up idolizing Tim Tebow.After a phenomenal freshman season, perhaps it...

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Iowa State rehires Tom Manning as offensive coordinator

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State rehired Tom Manning as its offensive coordinator on Friday.Manning, who spent last season on the...

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Zimbabwe in 'total internet shutdown' amid deadly crackdown

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe imposed a "total internet shutdown" for most of Friday in what critics called an attempt to...

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Man faces sentencing in death of wife found on mountaintop

ROXBURY, N.J. (AP) — The husband of a woman whose body was found on a mountaintop in Oklahoma in 2009 faces sentencing in her...

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Woman who hunts deer at age 101 kills 2 with a single shot

MORGANTOWN, Miss. (AP) — A 101-year-old hunter in Mississippi is still at it, and even dropped two deer with one shot.Veteran...

Some do’s and don’ts lead to more harmony in life

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Wish list of "to do's" and "don't do's" can calm emotionally charged relationships.

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Incumbent Lofven chosen to lead new govt in Sweden

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish lawmakers on Friday approved a center-left minority government led by the current caretaker...

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McConnell's maneuvers take backseat to Trump in shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's guiding principles is: "There's no education in the second...

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May's foes gather as Britain's Brexit stalemate drags on

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May held talks Friday with European leaders and British Cabinet colleagues, but efforts to...

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Trump staffing up to fend off potential primary challenge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's re-election campaign is staffing up to fend off any potential primary challenger.The...

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ICC judges: Former Ivory Coast president must remain jailed

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo must spend at least another two weeks in detention at...

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All of 17, Anisimova of US scores upset at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — All of 17, never the winner of a Grand Slam match until this week, Amanda Anisimova is making quite...

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German parliament moves to deter migrants from 4 nations

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have approved a government plan to declare three North African nations and Georgia safe...

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Recap: OKC Central Live Chat

You can join Steve Lackmeyer most Fridays at 9:30 a.m. to discuss all things Oklahoma City.

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Police officer shoots, kills pit bull

Pit bull terrier killed by police officer had attacked owners before.

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Holt proposes MAPS 4 endowment

Mayor David Holt on Thursday proposed using money from MAPS 4 to create an endowment to tackle social issues like homelessness,...

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School districts open to federal workers on furlough

"We're just trying to help out anybody experiencing a furlough or working and not receiving a paycheck," said Yukon Public...

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ASEAN ministers rock no boats in Myanmar, South China Sea

CHIANG MAI, Thailand (AP) — Foreign ministers of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Friday hewed to the...

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Colombian authorities say death toll in car bombing more than doubles to 21

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities say death toll in car bombing more than doubles to 21.

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Good Samaritan returns missing $8,000 to limo crash widow

GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A good Samaritan who found $8,000 on the side of the road has returned it to a woman whose husband...

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Ryanair lowers profit forecast amid tough competition

LONDON (AP) — Budget airline Ryanair, Europe's biggest carrier by passengers, has warned its profits will be lower than...

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Watchdog: Thousands more children may have been separated

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands more migrant children may have been split from their families than the Trump administration...

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Car hood hampers getaway for Texas bank robbery suspects

DALLAS (AP) — Police in Texas have arrested a group of people suspected in a series of bank robberies after the hood on the car...

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Trump grounds Pelosi after she imperils his big speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — She imperiled his State of the Union address. He denied her a plane to visit troops abroad.The shutdown...

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The Latest: Trump, Pelosi flex muscle, shutdown goes on

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):9:50 p.m.President Donald Trump and House...

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Talks resume in effort to end strike by LA teachers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new round of contract negotiations started Thursday between Los Angeles school district officials and a...

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Police: 2 killed in shooting at IHOP in Alabama

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A customer at an IHOP in Alabama started shooting at employees after becoming angry over a carryout...

OSU basketball: Mitchell Solomon enjoying new view of program

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Former Oklahoma State forward Mitchell Solomon remains on campus finishing his degree. The play of his career, a dive to the floor against Oklahoma star Trae Young, should get plenty of play during Wednesday's 8 p.m. Bedlam game.

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Red Sox manager Cora hedges on White House visit

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, a Puerto Rico native who has been outspoken about its need for hurricane...

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Chinese ambassador warns Canada to stop rallying allies

TORONTO (AP) — China's ambassador to Canada warned the Canadian government Thursday to stop recruiting international support in...

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Governor's budget plan spotlights divided Kansas government

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly outlined a proposed budget Thursday that would commit Kansas to higher spending...