The Oklahoman

US and World News

Business

Transatlantic budget flying gets a reality check

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — For those hoping for ever cheaper fares on long-haul flights, this month's takeover of Icelandic...

Sports

USC dismisses LB Levi Jones from team for rules violation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California linebacker Levi Jones has been dismissed from the team for an undisclosed violation of...

Crime

Sheriff: California wildfire's death toll rises to 48

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Ernest Foss was a musician who gave lessons out of his home when he lived in San Francisco, where an...

News

Republican who lost US House race seeks to impound ballots

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico Republican who lost her bid for a U.S. House seat is seeking to impound absentee ballots...

Sports

Ekblad, Dadonov lead Panthers past Flyers 2-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Florida Panthers kicked off their longest road trip of the season with another victory.Aaron Ekblad and...

Sports

Diallo sparks Providence comeback win over Holy Cross, 70-61

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Alpha Diallo scored 18 points, including a layup midway through the second half that allowed Providence...

Sports

Green leads Red Wings to 6-1 win over Coyotes

DETROIT (AP) — Defenseman Mike Green had a goal and two assists and the Detroit Red Wings extended their winning streak to four...

Sports

Miami offense cruises past Stephen F. Austin, 96-58

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — From the game's initial possessions, Ebuka Izundu anticipated a special performance. Izundu scored...

Crime

Authorities: Custody dispute played role in family's slaying

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities arrested a family of four Tuesday in the gruesome 2016 slayings of eight people from another...

Sports

Hutton stops 30 shots in Sabres' 2-1 win over Lightning

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Carter Hutton stopped 30 shots and the Buffalo Sabres won their third straight game by beating the Eastern...

Sports

Daniels gets rolling as NC State beats UNC Asheville 100-49

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Devon Daniels didn't fret or change much after a pair of bad offensive outputs to start his North Carolina...

News

Democrat Harder ousts California GOP US Rep. Denham

LOS ANGELES (AP) — First-time candidate Josh Harder defeated four-term Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham Tuesday in California's...

News

Julian Castro meets with supporters about potential 2020 run

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Julian Castro is meeting with potential supporters about running for president in 2020.The former...

Sports

Namon Wright, McKinley Wright lift Colorado by Drake 100-71

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Namon Wright scored 25 points and McKinley Wright IV added 17, helping Colorado pull away in the second...

Health

Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's leading e-cigarette maker is halting store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids.The move by...

Sports

Bethune-Cookman sets scoring record against Trinity Baptist

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Shawntrez Davis scored 18 points, Mark Gordon added 17 and Bethune-Cookman broke a school record...

Sports

Ball State beats Western Michigan 42-41 in OT

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Drew Plitt threw for 258 yards and three touchdowns, with only five incompletions, and Ball State beat...

Sports

Saunders scores 26, Wagner routs SUNY-Cortland 90-58

NEW YORK (AP) — Romone Saunders scored 26 points with seven rebounds and three assists to power Wagner to a 90-58 victory over...

Surgeon shortage prompts change at Oklahoma City VA, but help is on its way

Health1 day ago

During a half-dozen days this month, the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center has not had a general surgeon on-call or available for emergencies in the overnight hours.

Exclusively from The Oklahoman

Sports

Chattanooga downs Cumberland (TN) 92-61

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Easley and Thomas Smallwood each scored 18 points and Chattanooga poured it on in the second...

Business

Asian shares lower after Wall Street falls over oil concerns

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday, after the steepest drop in oil prices in more than three years put...

News

Southern California wildfire roars to life in wilderness

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Southern California's huge wildfire roared to life again Tuesday in a mountain wilderness area. But in a...

Crime

Trump calls on Florida Democrat to concede, implies fraud

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to intervene in Florida's legally mandated vote recount Tuesday,...

Business

The Latest: In NYC, Arlington, not everyone Amazon thrilled

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Amazon's second headquarters (all times local):12:55 p.m.Not everyone in New York and Virginia is...

Sports

Taylor Hall has 2 goals, 2 assists as Devils beat Penguins

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Taylor Hall scored the game-winning goal on a breakaway at 8:07 of the third period and added an empty-net...

Sports

Alonso scores 18, UNC Greensboro beats UNC Wilmington 82-61

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Francis Alonso scored 18 points to lead UNC Greensboro past UNC Wilmington 82-61 Tuesday night as the...

Sports

Williams has career-high 15 in UC's 73-51 win over NCCU

CINCINNATI (AP) — Keith Williams's first career start was just what Cincinnati needed to jumpstart a sluggish offense.Despite...

Sports

Kuhnhackl scores twice, Islanders beat Canucks 5-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Kuhnhackl scored two unusual goals to lead the New York Islanders to a 5-2 victory over the Vancouver...

News

The Latest: Democrat Harder ousts California GOP Rep. Denham

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Democrat Josh Harder defeating U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham in California's farm belt and other...

Sports

Culver 21 points, Odiase 13 boards in Texas Tech's 59-40 win

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jarrett Culver scored 21 points, Norense Odiase grabbed a career-best 13 rebounds and Texas Tech shrugged...

Health

Hawaii retirement home clarifies assisted suicide rules

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii retirement home said Tuesday residents in its independent living wing may take advantage of the...

Sports

South Carolina cruises past Norfolk State 81-64

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Senior guard Hassani Gravett and freshman guard A.J. Lawson scored 18 points apiece and South Carolina...

Sports

Loyola (MD) body blows lead to 91-62 win over Delaware

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Chuck Champion scored 15 points, James Fives scored 14 and Andrew Kostecka had 13 and Loyola (Md.) beat...

Sports

Terry leads Texas State to 97-52 romp over Hardin-Simmons

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Eric Terry led six players in double figures with 17 points and Texas State rolled to a 97-52 victory...

Sports

Cleveland State beats Division II Urbana 94-65

CLEVELAND (AP) — Freshman Rashad Williams scored 14 points, Algevon Eichelberger had 10 points and nine rebounds and Cleveland...

Sports

Winthrop sets school scoring records in 134-99 win

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Michael Anumba scored 19 points to lead six teammates in double-digit scoring and Winthrop set a school...

Sports

Molson matches career high with 25, Canisius beats Bucknell

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Takal Molson matched his career high with 25 points as Canisius opened the season by holding off Bucknell...

Sports

Warriors suspend fiery Green 1 game for detrimental conduct

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors don't expect Draymond Green's latest dustup with Kevin Durant to become a...

Sports

Savannah State pulls away from Tennessee Tech, 97-83

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Adam Saeed and Zaquavian Smith combined to score 44 points and Savannah State picked up its second win at...

Crime

The Latest: Gillum says claims of fraud undermine democracy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Florida recount of its Senate and governor elections (all times local):9:30...

Business

PG&E sued over massive Northern California wildfire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — People who lost homes in California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire sued Pacific Gas & Electric...

Sports

Happ scores 30 as Wisconsin pulls away from Xavier 77-68

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ethan Happ flipped in a one-handed shot, and then drove past a defender for a dunk. With the game at a...

Business

LPGA announces changes to points race, purse for 2019 finale

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The Race to the CME Globe will be more frantic starting next year, and the winner of the LPGA Tour's...

Sports

Thomas scores 30 as Georgia State holds off Mercer, 62-60

ATLANTA (AP) — Jeff Thomas scored 30 points with eight 3-pointers and five assists as Georgia State survived a late cold spell...

Sports

Brown, Jackson rally Georgia Southern past George Mason

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown tossed in 25 points and Quan Jackson scored 21 points — all in the second half — to rally...

Sports

Kent State beats NAIA Shawnee State 90-69

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jalen Avery scored 17 points to lead six Kent State players in double figures, Philip Whittington had 11...

Business

The Latest: Sheriff: Death toll raises to 48 in wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local):6:15 p.m.Authorities have reported six more...

Sports

Clarkson scores 24, injury-riddled Cavaliers blast Hornets

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jordan Clarkson scored 24 points, Tristan Thompson had 21 rebounds and 11 points, and the injury-riddled...

Rural vote helped Stitt win governor's race

News2 days ago

Kevin Stitt not only won the election for Oklahoma governor, he did so by 12 percentage points, a wide margin of victory that surpassed most expectations and indicated the enthusiasm behind Stitt, especially in rural communities, was greater than...

Exclusively from The Oklahoman

Sports

Rutgers coach Stringer gets 1,000th career win

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer joined an exclusive club, reaching 1,000 wins.Stringer became the...

Sports

Nwora, Williams power Louisville easily past Southern 104-54

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Nwora scored a career-high 20 points as Louisville easily dominated Southern 104-54 Tuesday...

News

Sheriff says the death toll has reached 48 in the Northern California wildfire.

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff says the death toll has reached 48 in the Northern California wildfire.

Sports

Hot-shooting Central Connecticut downs UMass Lowell 86-74

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Tyler Kohl scored 26 points with four 3-pointers, Ian Krishnan added 15 points with three 3s and...

Sports

Weir has career night, leads Purdue Fort Wayne to 111-65 win

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Matt Weir came off the bench to score 22 points with eight assists and five rebounds, all career highs,...

Sports

Mays scores 19, No. 22 LSU tops Memphis 85-76

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Skylar Mays' soaring, one-handed, frenzy-inciting jam on a determined drive down the lane made it clear...

Sports

Bryant leads Delaware attack over D-II Chestnut hill 100-62

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Darian Bryant led five players in double-figures scoring with 18 points and Delaware beat Chestnut Hill...

Sports

Former Michigan State football employee brings lawsuit

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan State football employee Curtis Blackwell has filed a lawsuit claiming his employment...

News

Democrat Josh Harder wins U.S. House seat in California farm belt, defeats 4-term Republican Rep. Jeff Denham

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrat Josh Harder wins U.S. House seat in California farm belt, defeats 4-term Republican Rep. Jeff Denham.

News

US hardens border at Tijuana to prepare for migrant caravan

IXTLAN DEL RIO, Mexico (AP) — The U.S. government said it was starting work Tuesday to "harden" the border crossing from...

Sports

Hot-shooting Pennsylvania tops Lafayette 91-61

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Devon Goodman scored 16 points and Pennsylvania shot 57 percent from the floor as the Quakers rolled to a...

Sports

No. 13 Iowa women beat Western Kentucky 104-67

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Megan Gustafson scored 29 points, making all 13 of her shots, Makenzie Meyer made five 3-pointers and...

Sports

Nick Mullens remains starter at QB for 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan knew things wouldn't always go quite as smoothly for Nick Mullens...

News

Trump eyeing staffing shakeup in Cabinet and at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing an administration-wide shakeup as he looks to prepare his White House for...

Business

Whitaker abandoned taxpayer-funded project in Iowa in 2016

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — While in private business, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker walked away from a...

Crime

Stung by election losses, House GOP weighs leadership choice

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustration, finger-pointing and questions spilled over a closed-door meeting of House Republicans Tuesday...

Crime

10 Indonesian fishermen accused of shark fin smuggling

HONOLULU (AP) — Ten Indonesian fishermen arrested in Hawaii are accused of trying to smuggle nearly 1,000 shark fins from the...

Crime

Man charged with fraud after driving off pier, killing sons

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Egyptian man was held without bail Tuesday on federal charges of fraudulently collecting insurance...

Sports

Wofford stays hot from 3, routs Carver Bible College, 94-35

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Fletcher Magee hit 5 of 7 from 3-point range and Wofford crushed Carver Bible College, 94-35 in its...

Sports

Oakland's Melvin, Atlanta's Snitker voted top managers

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Melvin's job was a lot different as a rookie manager with Seattle in 2002, and even when he was voted...

Sports

Dartmouth handles Elms College 100-54 behind Foye, Barry

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — James Foye scored 21 points with five 3-pointers, Ian Carter added 15 points and Dartmouth ran away from...

Crime

Sex trafficking case dropped against ex-death row inmate

HONOLULU (AP) — Sex trafficking charges in Hawaii were dismissed Tuesday against a former death row inmate from Delaware,...

Crime

4 dead, 1 wounded in apparent murder-suicide in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The FBI says four people are dead and a woman wounded after an apparent murder-suicide on the Navajo...

Sports

Wilson, Seahawks missing 4th quarter magic this season

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For most of his career, the fourth quarter is where Russell Wilson has thrived. His late game heroics of...

Health

TCU senior Broadnax out with undisclosed medical condition

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU starting senior defensive tackle Joseph Broadnax isn't expected to play again because of an...

Crime

The Latest: Fishermen in shark fin case to be released

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Indonesian fishermen accused of trying to smuggle shark fins (all times local):3:30 p.m.A U.S....

News

Texas ed board votes to restore lessons on Clinton, Keller

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Board of Education preliminarily voted Tuesday night to restore Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller...

Crime

The Latest: Recent information ended sex trafficking case

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the dismissal of sex trafficking charges against a former death row inmate (all times local):3:20...

News

Democrats eye US Senate seat in Republican-led Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — National Democrats are focusing on Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff, a year after winning a longshot...

Sports

Without Butler, Wolves move on with warm welcome for newbies

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Robert Covington, Dario Saric and Jerryd Bayless walked into their hotel rooms in Minnesota, they found...

Business

Trump right and wrong on 'French' wine tariffs

PARIS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump is partly right but far from completely correct when he says that France's "big...

Sports

No. 23 California women use big 4th quarter to top BYU 70-52

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Asha Thomas scored 17 points, Kristine Anigwe had 16 points and 12 rebounds, two days after her 20-20 game,...

News

Amid legal wrangling, Georgia election uncertainty lingers

ATLANTA (AP) — After two federal court rulings and a flurry of legal filings over a 24-hour period, uncertainty still hangs...

Bethany terminates city manager

News3 days ago

Bethany terminates city manager

Exclusively from The Oklahoman

Sports

Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan hold steady in CFP

The College Football Playoff rankings held steady at the top, with Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan an unchanged first...

Sports

After big game, Jones gives Packers another red zone option

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Running back Aaron Jones' breakout game led to a breakthrough performance in the red zone for the Green...

Sports

Injuries make it tough to evaluate Michigan State's woes

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio often shies away from talking about injuries. This year, the topic is unavoidable.The...

Business

Indiana attorney general gets national post amid allegations

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has been named vice chairman of the national Republican Attorneys...

Crime

1 Navy officer sentenced, 1 pleads guilty in bribery case

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A retired U.S. Navy captain has pleaded guilty, while another former Navy officer was sentenced to 17 months...

Crime

Mom of Utah shooting victim: Gun owner should be prosecuted

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The mother of a University of Utah track athlete who was fatally shot by a sex offender parolee she had...

News

The Latest: Texas board restores Hillary Clinton lesson

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Texas' Board of Education voting on history curriculums (all times local):6:35 p.m.The Texas...

Sports

Gabe Kapler loses home in California wildfires

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies manager Gabe Kapler is among the homeowners who lost their house in Southern California's...

Crime

Death of black security guard brings call for investigation

CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago alderman called Tuesday for prosecutors to investigate the fatal shooting of a black security...

News

Trump picks retired general for ambassador to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (AP) — A retired four-star general is President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia, filling a...

Crime

US trial of Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" gets underway

NEW YORK (AP) — The infamous Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was alternately portrayed at his...

Crime

Albuquerque police: Suspect in workplace shooting found dead

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A warehouse employee accused of wounding three men in an Albuquerque workplace shooting had used a...

Crime

Oklahoma police officers kill 2 men in separate shootings

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man who robbed a cellphone store at gunpoint and was later fatally shot by officers was found by use of...

Sports

Rivera: Anderson's frustration over role led to release

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera said C.J. Anderson's frustration with his smaller-than-expected role on...

Sports

Titans waive fullback, sign RB Dawkins off practice squad

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have signed running back Dalyn Dawkins off their practice squad with David...

Sports

New York Giants finally get that winning feeling back

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After five straight weeks of preparing and coming up empty, the New York Giants have something to...

Crime

The Latest: Lawyer: El Chapo wasn't running violent cartel

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest from the New York trial of the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" (all times local):7 p.m.Two...

News

Identifying wildfire dead: DNA, and likely older methods too

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities doing the somber work of identifying the victims of California's deadliest wildfire are drawing on...

Crime

Lawmakers near prison reform deal, but Trump support crucial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators have reached a tentative accord on the first major rewrite of criminal justice sentencing in a...

Sports

Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA due to field

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NFL moved the Rams' Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles on...

News

Ventura visits next Minnesota governor, and talks pot

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jesse Ventura returned to his old workplace to advise Minnesota's next governor on transition issues —...

Crime

Inmate charged in fatal riot denies committing violence

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware inmate charged in a deadly prison riot testified Tuesday that he did not assault or kill...

Sports

Syracuse QB Eric Dungey nears end of memorable career

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — After Syracuse defeated Louisville in the home season finale Friday night, Orange coach Dino Babers...

News

Lincoln museum backers seek money to keep Illinois artifacts

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Advocates for Abraham Lincoln's museum pleaded with Illinois lawmakers Tuesday to use state funds to...

Crime

Former Houston-area GOP chairman accused of stealing

DALLAS (AP) — A former Houston-area Republican Party chairman is accused of misapplying funds at his law firm and stealing from...

Sports

Many Pac-12 South scenarios as season winds down

Clay Helton is on the hot seat at USC and four teams in the Pac-12 South could wind up with identical records at the top of the...

Sports

Romain Gall rebounding after fall to Sweden's 3rd tier

Signed with fanfare by Columbus 18 months earlier, Romain Gall was released by the Crew in February 2016 after making just four...

Crime

Former Honduran president criticizes brother's prosecution

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo said Tuesday that the Central American country's current...

Sports

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes continues to rewrite record books

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes walked off the field at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday with another record on his resume...

Sports

LA Rams designate WR Pharoh Cooper to return from IR

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Receiver Pharoh Cooper will return to practice this week with the Los Angeles Rams after being sidelined...

Sports

Georgia Tech flips disappointing season with 3 straight wins

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech was headed for a dismal season.Suddenly, it looks a lot more promising.The Yellow Jackets have...

Business

Biggest lure for Amazon to Virginia may be campus, not cash

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — As he assessed his state's winning effort to lure 25,000 Amazon jobs to northern Virginia, Gov. Ralph...

Business

EPA's Southeastern chief indicted on Alabama ethics charges

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The man appointed by President Donald Trump's administration to run the Environmental Protection...

Kendra Horn undecided on Pelosi vote

News3 days ago

"I don’t know who all’s thrown their hat in the ring so I can’t say who I’m going to vote for but I do think the Democratic Party and Democratic leadership, they need new leaders to step in and fresh blood."

Exclusively from The Oklahoman

Crime

2 more men gets long sentences for attempt to kill judge

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two more men have received long prison sentences for a 2015 assassination attempt on a state judge outside...

Sports

SEC making Nashville home of its basketball tourney

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has decided Music City is the place to keep its basketball tournament for...

Business

Amazon goes bicoastal, will open HQs in New York, DC suburb

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has set its sights on two of the nation's largest and most powerful metro areas, announcing Tuesday it...

Sports

Jets' frustrated Adams: 'I'm a winner. It's just tough'

NEW YORK (AP) — Jamal Adams was still having a tough time trying to process everything two days later.The New York Jets...

Crime

Students say they reported threats before school massacre

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Two students told investigators they reported the Florida high school shooting suspect to an...

News

Hearing in asylum law challenge set for next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge set a hearing for Monday to determine whether to temporarily halt the Trump administration's...

News

Chancellor sorry for media storm over porn star visit

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — The chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is apologizing for the attention he generated by...

Sports

Police: Ex-NFL player brandished sword during argument

ABERDEEN, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say a former NFL player threatened someone with a sword during an argument at a...

Crime

Police: Reporter and her uncle found dead inside home

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio say two people found dead in a home died from gunshots, including a woman who was a...

Business

The "worst toys" for the holidays, according to safety group

BOSTON (AP) — A Black Panther "slash claw" and a plastic Power Rangers sword are among the items topping a consumer safety...

News

The Latest: Senate candidates in Mississippi agree to debate

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local):5:15 p.m.The two...

Sports

Raiders release defensive lineman Kony Ealy

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have released defensive lineman Kony Ealy one week after signing him to a...

Sports

Minnesota car track owner dies in Florida swim accident

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — The owner of Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota has died in a swimming accident off the Florida...

Crime

The Latest: 15 arrests at Georgia Capitol vote demonstration

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Georgia governor's race (all times local):5:15 p.m.Georgia public safety officials say police...

Crime

The Latest: Officer in fatal shooting placed on leave

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a security guard by a police officer (all times local):5 p.m.A suburban Chicago...

News

Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary move, Melania Trump called publicly Tuesday for the deputy national security adviser to...

Sports

Westwood parts with caddie after 10 years

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Lee Westwood and Matt Kuchar won last week, each ending four-plus years without winning on their...

Crime

The Latest: "Thank God!" says massacre Facebook page leader

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on arrests in the 2016 killing of eight family members in Ohio (all times local):6 p.m.A woman...

Business

Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell refuses to sign tag, out for 2018

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le'Veon Bell's patience on the football field sets him apart.In a game built on chaos, the star running back...

Sports

Federer beats Thiem to get back on track at ATP Finals

LONDON (AP) — Sometimes no practice makes perfect — for Roger Federer anyway.After cancelling his training session a day...

News

Dems: Latino turnout up 174 percent over '14 in early voting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic Party says a $30 million investment in engaging Latino and other minority voters helped the...

News

Wolf taken to Isle Royale National Park this fall dies

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A gray wolf relocated this fall from mainland Minnesota to Isle Royale National Park has died of...

Sports

Missouri assistant Dooley grateful for Tennessee opportunity

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Missouri offensive coordinator Derek Dooley said he's grateful about the opportunity he had at...

Crime

2015 'Bachelor' star pleads guilty to reduced charge

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A farmer who appeared on ABC's "The Bachelor" pleaded guilty Tuesday in a fatal crash last year near...

Business

REI Co-op to open first store in state in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — REI plans to open its first store in Oklahoma next fall.The outdoor retailer announced Tuesday that the...

Business

Oklahoma finance officials say collections top expectations

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State finance officials say collections to Oklahoma's main government operating fund exceeded the official...

Crime

Spokesman: No charges for Bernie Sanders' wife in land deal

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Vermont have closed their investigation into a college land deal involving the...

Crime

Man who made hoax call in deadly 'swatting' pleads guilty

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A California man pleaded guilty Tuesday to making a hoax call that ultimately led police to fatally shoot...

News

Trump picks replacement for Kavanaugh's appeals court seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating administration official Neomi Rao to fill the appeals court seat...

News

Photographer: Nazi salute image not meant to be offensive

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The parent who took a photo of Wisconsin high school boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute on the steps...

News

Appointment of acting attorney general challenged in court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland is challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general, arguing...

Health

Business Highlights

___Amazon goes bicoastal: will open HQs in New York, DC suburbNEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has set its sights on two of the nation's...

Crime

Supreme Court denies appeal by officers in Freddie Gray case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from five police officers whose lawsuit alleged Baltimore's top...

House Democrats to select new leader

News16 hours ago

Rep. Emily Virgin, D-Norman, and Rep. Jason Dunnington, D-Oklahoma City, told The Oklahoman they are seeking the position of minority leader, which will be decided by a caucus vote Thursday.

Exclusively from The Oklahoman

Business

Actress Paz de la Huerta sues Harvey Weinstein, alleges rape

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Paz de la Huerta filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of raping...

Sports

Leipold transforming Buffalo football from pushover to power

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo coach Lance Leipold interjected when asked how quickly it took him to turn around a team that went...

Sports

Chargers officially place Perryman on IR, promote Johnson

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers placed linebacker Denzel Perryman on injured reserve Tuesday with a knee...

Sports

TE Noah Fant's usage questioned during Iowa's 3-game skid

Iowa junior tight end Noah Fant is one of the most talented players that Kirk Ferentz has ever coached in his 20 years.So why...

Crime

Bishops weigh anti-abuse strategy after delay set by Vatican

BALTIMORE (AP) — Several Roman Catholic bishops on Tuesday urged colleagues at their national meeting to take some sort of...

Sports

Caps' Wilson has suspension cut to 14 games by arbitrator

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has had his 20-game suspension reduced to 14 by a neutral arbitrator and is eligible to...

Sports

MacIntyre, Buffaloes try to weather storm of losing streak

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre carried a framed picture under his arm as he entered the room.His art work:...

News

University officials remove Confederate-themed exhibit

STAUNTON, Va. (AP) — A private liberal arts university in Virginia says an exhibit that included depictions of Confederate...

News

Forecasters: South is in for wintry mix this week

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Forecasters are warning that snow, sleet and freezing rain are likely Wednesday and Thursday across parts...

News

Bolton says tape doesn't link Saudi prince to critic's death

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Tuesday that people who have listened to an audio...

Crime

Police: Hot sauce used as weapon in store holdup

VALLEY, Ala. (AP) — Police say an Alabama man threw hot sauce on a 73-year-old store clerk during a holdup.The Opelika-Auburn...

Sports

Saints on top of Pro32 poll; KC stays 2nd; Rams up to 3rd

NEW YORK (AP) — For the past two months, the rest of the NFL has tried to slow down Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.And...

News

Excessive partisanship claimed in North Carolina maps suit

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Yet another redistricting lawsuit has been filed in North Carolina, this one challenging General Assembly...

Business

CNN sues Trump, demanding return of Acosta to White House

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN took its access battle against the Trump administration to court on Tuesday, demanding the reinstatement of...

News

Montana hunter recovering after grizzly bear breaks arm

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A Montana elk hunter who was attacked by a grizzly bear is recovering at a hospital.Anders Broste tells...

Health

Kentucky abortion fight aimed at second-trimester procedure

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Attorneys for Kentucky's socially conservative governor and the state's only abortion clinic opened...

Sports

Column: Dufner does the math in determining success rate

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Jason Dufner scanned down both sides of the crowded practice range Tuesday at Sea Island as he...

Crime

The Latest: Suspect in fatal Kansas hoax call pleads guilty

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a California man accused of making a hoax call that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man...

Sports

The NFL is moving Monday's Chiefs-Rams game to Los Angeles from Mexico City because of the field at Azteca Stadium.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NFL is moving Monday's Chiefs-Rams game to Los Angeles from Mexico City because of the field at Azteca...

Crime

George Zimmerman gets 1 year probation after no contest plea

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge agreed to let former neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman serve probation for a year...

Sports

Northern Arizona-Sacramento State game canceled

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Northern Arizona University's game against Sacramento State that was postponed last weekend because of...

Sports

Runner who lost feet to frostbite completes first marathon

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A former University of Alaska Anchorage runner who lost both of his feet to frostbite in 2011 ran his...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Energy companies led a sell-off on Wall Street Tuesday that extended a losing streak for the S&P 500 index to a fourth day.The...

News

Mattis send-off as US war-booty bells return to Philippines

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. defense secretary plans to take part in a ceremony in Wyoming marking the beginning of a process...

Crime

Spanish-language reporter faces deportation from US

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Spanish-language reporter who faces deportation after his arrest while covering an immigration protest...

Crime

FBI raises reward in case of kidnapped North Carolina teen

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — The FBI has raised its reward for information in the case of a missing North Carolina teenager who was...

Crime

Wounded North Texas deputy out of hospital, shooter sought

WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) — A North Texas sheriff's deputy is recovering as the search continues for a trespasser who shot him in...

Sports

US women end year with 1-0 win over Scotland

Alex Morgan scored late in the first half and the U.S. national team wrapped up the year with a 1-0 victory Tuesday over...

News

Impeachment focus back on W.Va. court after justice resigns

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Now that an impeached and suspended West Virginia Supreme Court justice has resigned, lawmakers are...

Business

Syracuse profits by handwriting thousands of late-tax notes

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A city in New York state has found a novel way of motivating residents to pay their back taxes: personal...

News

Florida's effort to find non-citizen voters had slim results

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Contrary to what's claimed in a tweet by Donald Trump Jr., an effort by Florida to find non-citizens...

Sports

Bills cut receiver Pryor in latest move during bye week

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have released receiver Terrelle Pryor two weeks after signing the eighth-year...

News

20 hurt as car crashes into Social Security office

EGG HARBOR, N.J. (AP) — Police say 20 people were injured when a car crashed through the front of a Social Security office in...

On the road: Filling Tummies nonprofit makes its first road trip to combat hunger

News2 days ago

Filling Tummies, a nonprofit started by a group of local moms, recently made its first road trip with its mobile food pantry.

Exclusively from The Oklahoman

News

Only on AP: Bloomberg charts aggressive timeline on 2020 bid

NEW YORK (AP) — Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared...

Crime

Man receives suspended sentence in daughter's neglect death

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A western Indiana man has avoided more jail time in the 2016 death of his disabled 5-year-old...

Sports

No. 18 Iowa State to miss Montgomery for a half vs. Texas

AMES, Iowa (AP) — No. 18 Iowa State will be without junior David Montgomery, one of its best players, for the first half of one...

Sports

Jimmy Butler ready to 'grind' and work hard in Philly

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Jimmy Butler listens to country music, enjoys playing cards and drives a minivan.Oh, the four-time All-Star...

News

Attorney general says suspects could face death penalty if convicted in 2016 slayings of 8 family members in rural Ohio

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — Attorney general says suspects could face death penalty if convicted in 2016 slayings of 8 family members...

News

Body found near Lake Michigan identified as missing swimmer

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Officials say a person found dead along the Lake Michigan shoreline north of Chicago is a woman who...

Sports

Bruins' goaltender Rask back at practice after 3-day leave

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask returned to practice on Tuesday after taking a three-day leave of absence to...

Sports

D-III Earlham suspends football after 53 straight losses

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — Earlham College has suspended its football program after a fifth consecutive winless season and a...

News

Officials: Vegas air controller who went silent has resigned

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An air traffic controller who became incapacitated during a solo stint on a night shift in the tower at busy...

Business

Markets Right Now: Plunging oil prices sink energy stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.The steepest fall in oil prices in more...

News

Congressman in tight race sues over ranked-voting system

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Fighting for political survival, Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin joined a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to...

Sports

Georgia Tech's James Banks eligible after Texas transfer

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech forward James Banks, a transfer from Texas, has been granted immediate eligibility from the...

Crime

Florida official known for missteps in recount cross hairs

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — At the center of Florida's vote recount storm is an elections supervisor with a checkered past...

Crime

Police find no evidence of threat at hospital after reports

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say they found no signs of anyone with a gun at a hospital after reports of an active...

Business

Gov: Amazon 'largest jobs commitment' in Tennessee history

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday that an Amazon operations hub expected to create 5,000 jobs in Tennessee...

Crime

Illinois police accused of planting gun in 1994 murder case

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois judge ordered an investigation Tuesday into allegations that Rockford police intentionally...

Sports

Atlanta United's Martino voted MLS coach of year

ATLANTA (AP) — Gerardo "Tata" Martino was voted coach of the year in Major League Soccer on Tuesday in his last season with...

News

House newcomers get first taste of Washington's power games

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bright-eyed class of incoming members of Congress descended on Washington Tuesday for schooling on the...

Health

CIA considered potential truth serum for terror suspects

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered using a drug it thought might work like a truth serum and force terror...

Business

Claims process open for victims of Philadelphia clergy abuse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia have agreed to pay uncapped compensation...

News

New Oklahoma governor names 9 members of transition team

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's newly elected governor is naming several prominent GOP-connected business people and other...

News

Democrat Sinema wins Arizona Senate seat running as centrist

In a year of liberal challenges to President Donald Trump, an avowed centrist scored the Democratic Party's biggest coup --...

Business

Grains mixed, livestock mixed

Wheat for Dec. declined 12 cents at 5.0775 a bushel; Dec. corn was lost 4.75 cents at 3.6650 a bushel; Dec. oats was off .50...

News

Congressman shot at baseball practice talks about new book

WASHINGTON (AP) — After crisscrossing the country to bolster fellow Republicans, a Louisiana congressman who was shot at a...

Business

Heat reach out to Miami-Dade officials as naming deal looms

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat sent a letter to Miami-Dade County commissioners Tuesday, saying they want to set the record...

Business

Minnesota man to pay $140K for snooping, insider trading

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man snooped in his wife's work papers and used information about UnitedHealth Group's upcoming...

News

Hurricane Florence breaks 28 streamflow records in Carolinas

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal report shows Hurricane Florence broke records in a key flooding measure at more than two-dozen...

News

Parents support school staff who wore 'border wall' costumes

MIDDLETON, Idaho (AP) — Parents rallied in support of a suspended principal at a school board meeting held by a district where...

News

Oklahoma House Democrats to select new leader

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two central Oklahoma representatives are seeking to become the next leader of the state's House Democrats,...

Sports

Pistons say Kennard to continue rehab for 2 more weeks

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons say injured guard Luke Kennard will continue his rehab for two more weeks while working his...

Sports

Hue Jackson back in Cincinnati, helping to run defense

CINCINNATI (AP) — Hue Jackson needed only a few weeks to land another job in the place where he's always welcomed.The Bengals...

News

The Latest: GOP rep says he won election 'fair and square'

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit challenging Maine's voting system (all times local):3:10 p.m.Republican U.S....

Crime

Montreal man convicted of terrorism for US airport attack

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A Montreal man who told investigators that his "mission was to kill and be killed" was convicted of...

Legislation needed to implement rape kit task force recommendations

News4 days ago

Funding and legislation are needed to move forward with some of the recommendations developed by a task force that has been examining the issue of untested rape kits in Oklahoma.

Exclusively from The Oklahoman

Business

Fraudster on trial for alleged scheme over his real identity

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A man convicted of stealing thousands of identities in a massive credit card fraud scheme is now on trial...

Business

EPA seeks new truck pollution rules; says air won't suffer

DETROIT (AP) — The Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to rewrite rules that limit pollution...

Sports

Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright has surgery on left knee

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright has had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee for an injury that kept...

News

As design element, ode to passion, big books are great gifts

NEW YORK (AP) — Whether as a design element or an ode to a passion or hobby, coffee table books have it covered, especially as...

Business

Court ruling could erase 20,000 drunken driving convictions

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A ruling issued Tuesday by the New Jersey Supreme Court could cause more than 20,000 drunken driving...

Sports

More angst at Maryland: QB Hill out for season with torn ACL

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — During a harsh season in which the Maryland football team has been forced to deal with an array of...

Health

More US kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknown

NEW YORK (AP) — More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness in recent weeks, and U.S. health...

Business

MLB investigation racism claims against Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) — Major League Baseball is investigating claims made against the Seattle Mariners by the team's recently fired...

Business

Trump rips Macron over trade, wine, his low approval ratings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nursing grievances from a weekend visit to France, President Donald Trump lit into French President Emmanuel...

Sports

New FBS postseason game, Myrtle Beach Bowl, to start in 2020

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — The Myrtle Beach Bowl is coming to South Carolina's Grand Strand resort area in 2020, and will be shared by...

Business

Amazon's growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts

SEATTLE (AP) — As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City, New York and Arlington, Virginia,...

News

Missouri teacher suspended after student dresses as Klansman

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A southern Missouri teacher who oversaw a history class presentation in which a ninth-grader dressed as...

Business

State says permit for refinery near national park justified

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Health Department did not improperly discount its own concerns about pollution from a...

Sports

Auburn DE Nick Coe to miss game against Liberty with injury

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn defensive end Nick Coe will miss Saturday's game against Liberty with an unspecified injury.Tigers...

News

Michael Buble returns with 'love' album after 2-year break

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Michael Buble says though his cancer-stricken son aspires to have superhuman powers, he's already...

Health

Mayo Clinic receives record $200M gift from Michigan donor

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A corporate strategist from Michigan has given Mayo Clinic its largest gift ever — $200 million.The...

Sports

Inconsistent Gamecocks looking to find season-ending harmony

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Every player on South Carolina's team knows the reason the Gamecocks went 4-4 in the Southeastern...

Sports

Marksman Markus Howard helps No. 24 Marquette return to poll

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Markus Howard is quite the big shot at No. 24 Marquette.He can rebound. He can find open teammates. He can...

News

Cyrus, Hemsworth donate $500K after losing home in wildfire

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth lost their home in a deadly California wildfire, they are donating...

Sports

Korver, Osman out for Cavs, now down 5 rotational players

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have a starting lineup wearing street clothes.Forwards Kyle Korver and Cedi Osman will miss...

Crime

FBI report shows 17 percent spike in hate crimes in 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Hate crimes across the United States spiked 17 percent in 2017 — marking a rise for the third straight year —...

Crime

Authorities announce family of 4 arrested in 2016 slayings of 8 in rural Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities announce family of 4 arrested in 2016 slayings of 8 in rural Ohio.

News

Funeral services held for 2 Oklahoma students shot to death

BEGGS, Okla. (AP) — Classes have been canceled at an Oklahoma school district so students can attend funeral services for two...

Sports

Nets say LeVert could return from foot injury this season

NEW YORK (AP) — Caris LeVert's injury wasn't as bad as it looked.The Brooklyn Nets said Tuesday their leading scorer suffered...

News

Church of God in Christ convention moving to Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Church of God in Christ says it is moving its Holy Convocation to Memphis, Tennessee, starting in...

Business

Amazon East: Incentives from, benefits for new Amazon HQs

Amazon could get more than $2 billion in tax breaks and other incentives as part of its deals to open up two new offices with...

Crime

Renowned former drum corps leader charged with sex assault

The longtime former leader of a champion Pennsylvania-based drum and bugle corps was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting...

News

NOT REAL NEWS: Abrams' sister didn't rule in election case

U.S. District Judge Leslie Abrams, sister of Georgia Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Abrams, did not preside over a...

Crime

Hotel employee charged with assaulting 2 female guests

FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis hotel employee has been charged with sneaking into two sleeping women's rooms and...

Business

Fire-weary California homeowners face long road to recovery

Californians who lost a home to the state's wildfires could face a nightmarish recovery as they try to rebuild.It's always a...

Crime

The Latest: Oklahoma police kill 2 men in separate shootings

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shootings of suspects by police in Oklahoma on Monday (all times local):12:05...

News

Metallica, ex-bandmates to pay concert tribute to Cornell

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The late Chris Cornell will be honored with a tribute concert in Los Angeles on Jan. 16 featuring members of...

Business

US says Europe needs diversity from Russian energy supplies

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Europe needs to diversify its energy supplies to cut its dependency on Russia, U.S. Energy Secretary...

John Grisham-supported candidate loses Oklahoma DA race

News16 hours ago

Oklahoma district attorney said he was flabbergasted that best-selling author John Grisham supported his challenger in the Nov. 6 general election.

Exclusively from The Oklahoman

Crime

Michigan man who shot at black teen gets 4 years in prison

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A white retired firefighter who burst out of his suburban Detroit house and shot at a black teenager who...

News

The Latest: Ocasio-Cortez speaks at Pelosi's office protest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on new members of Congress (all times local):12:05 p.m.Democratic Rep.-elect Alexandria...

Sports

Running backs play key role in Washington State's Air Raid

While quarterback Gardner Minshew is getting most of the attention, running backs James Williams and Max Borghi have also...

Health

Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers

Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers:The Oklahoman. Nov. 13, 2018.— Teachers and activists not...

News

Mattis says he'll visit US-Mexico border

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he plans to visit the U.S.-Mexico border, where troops are helping erect...

Business

Amazon HQ locations: Similar basics but different vibes

NEW YORK (AP) — The two communities that learned Tuesday they are about to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases...

News

Schneiderman accuser: Donate campaign funds to help women

NEW YORK (AP) — One of former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's accusers is urging him to donate millions of...

Health

The Latest: Newest abortion court fight opens in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a federal trial over a lawsuit challenging a Kentucky abortion law (all times local):11:45...

Crime

Woman pleads guilty in death of infant in hot Michigan home

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan woman charged in the death of her 6-month-old son who was left in a car seat in a...

Health

No accounting for these tastes: Artificial flavors a mystery

NEW YORK (AP) — Six artificial flavors are being ordered out of the food supply in a dispute over their safety, but good luck...

News

Supreme Court to hear Virginia GOP's districting appeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear an appeal by Virginia Republicans who are trying to preserve state...

News

Hundreds attend memorial for missionary slain in Cameroon

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Hundreds of people filled a northern Indiana church to remember a missionary who was killed in Cameroon...

Crime

Michigan mom charged with abuse months after fire kills kids

EASTPOINTE, Mich. (AP) — The mother of two boys who, along with another child, died in a Detroit-area house fire has been...

News

Ginsburg, 85, improving after fall but misses court session

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has missed a brief court session while recovering from a fall...

Business

Utility emailed woman about problems 1 day before fire

PULGA, Calif. (AP) — A day before a deadly blaze destroyed a California town, the giant utility Pacific Gas & Electric Co. got...

News

Germany's Merkel calls for creation of an EU army

BRUSSELS (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the European Union should work toward creating its own joint army, just...

News

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl serves BBQ to wildfire firefighters

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl doesn't want firefighters battling the California wildfires to go...

Crime

Pope gives Vatican's sex abuse expert new role amid crisis

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is giving a prominent new role to the Vatican's most trusted sex crimes investigator as he...

News

Woman charged in son's hot car death won't get lower bond

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana woman who authorities say had been drinking and was taking a nap when her 2-year-old...

Business

Former president of Mexico warns of US trade policy

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former president of Mexico warned of the possible consequences of U.S. trade policy during a lecture...

Business

Amazon names New York City and Arlington, Virginia as the two sites for its second headquarters

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon names New York City and Arlington, Virginia as the two sites for its second headquarters.

Business

Golf Glance

LPGA TOURCME GROUP TOUR CHAMPIONSHIPSite: Naples, Fla.Course: Tiburon GC. Yardage: 6,556. Par: 72.Purse: $2.5 million. Winner's...

News

The Latest: Photographer: Controversial photo ill-timed shot

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the photo of Wisconsin high school boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute (all times...

Business

US colleges attracting fewer new students from abroad

The number of foreign students heading to U.S. colleges and universities fell again last year, the second straight decline...

News

Grim calculus: Coroners search for those killed in wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The blue of an unfurled body bag has become a gut-wrenching splash of color in this apocalyptic...

Health

Amid drug crisis, spiritual first responders hit the streets

Sidewalk prayers near shoot-up spots. Sunday sermons in the back of a bar. Pleas to struggling souls to surrender to God....

Business

National Grid to use 'noise cannon' to scare away crows

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (AP) — After all else failed, National Grid is bringing in a cannon to scare away the hundreds of crows that...

Business

Iran, feeling sanctions bite, looks for outlet in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — At this year's Baghdad International Fair, Iranian businessmen displayed thick, colorful Persian rugs to...

News

For many families, 'tis the season for matching jammies

Amy and Kevin Wilson began giving their three sons matching pajamas at Christmas for a reason: They wanted their little ones to...

Sports

Former England, Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole retires at 37

LONDON (AP) — Former England and Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole has retired from soccer.The 37-year-old Cole completed his career...

News

Episcopal bishop confirms support for gay marriages

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An Episcopal bishop in central New York says her diocese will continue to support same-sex marriages...

Crime

Man crashes pickup truck into Mississippi courthouse

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A man has been arrested after he drove his pickup truck into a courthouse in Mississippi.News outlets...

News

More races go to Democrats, including Senate seat in Ariz.

NEW YORK (AP) — No, it wasn't a blue wave. But a week after the voting, Democrats are riding higher than they thought on...

Democratic leader beat by Republican who didn't spend a dollar campaigning

News5 days ago

Logan Phillips, an associate professor at Tulsa Community College, didn't spend any money on his way to defeating state Rep. Steve Kouplen.

Exclusively from The Oklahoman

Business

South Central Power in Ohio Moves from PLC to Sensus AMI Solution

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 13, 2018--South Central Power provides electricity to more than 118,000 customers within 24...

Business

Homeowners are spending, Home Depot is winning

NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot breezed past all expectations in the third quarter and raised its annual profit expectations again...

News

Upcoming Merkel book includes extensive interviews with her

NEW YORK (AP) — An upcoming biography of Angela Merkel will draw upon extensive interviews with the German chancellor and with...

News

This is heavy: The kilogram is getting an update

SEVRES, France (AP) — The kilogram is getting an update.No, your bathroom scales won't suddenly become kinder and a kilo of...

Sports

David Pearson, NASCAR's Silver Fox, has died at 83

David Pearson, the NASCAR pioneer known as "The Silver Fox" for his cunning craft and a longtime rivalry with Richard Petty,...

Business

China's premier reassures region on growth, South China Sea

SINGAPORE (AP) — China's premier sought Tuesday to reassure its neighbors that Beijing will push ahead with reforms needed to...

Business

At Southeast Asian summit, pushback against going it alone

SINGAPORE (AP) — The annual gathering of Southeast Asian leaders began Tuesday with a warning from the host, Singapore Prime...

Business

Stocks recover from tech sell-off, oil down on Trump warning

BEIJING (AP) — Stock markets stabilized Tuesday after a sell-off led by technology shares dragged Wall Street sharply lower the...

News

Crash sends deer into back of woman's SUV

HOWELL, N.J. (AP) — Police are praising a woman for avoiding tragedy after a deer crashed through her windshield and landed in...

Business

Amazon will split second headquarters between New York City and Virginia, according to a person familiar with the plans

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Amazon will split second headquarters between New York City and Virginia, according to a person familiar...

Business

Equitrans Midstream Launches as a Strong, Standalone Midstream Company with a Premier Asset Footprint

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 13, 2018--Equitrans Midstream Corporation (NYSE:ETRN), one of the largest natural gas...

Health

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. HOPE DWINDLES IN...

News

Runaway elephant returned to upstate New York sanctuary

WESTTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — An elephant that was burned by napalm during the Vietnam War has been returned to an upstate New York...

Sports

McIlroy giving up European Tour membership in 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy is set to give up European Tour membership in 2019 to focus on the U.S. PGA...

Business

Genesis Energy, L.P. to Present at the RBC Capital Markets Midstream Conference

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 13, 2018--Genesis Energy, L.P. (NYSE: GEL) announced today that Grant Sims, CEO, will make a...

Business

Drilling overwhelms agency protecting America's lands

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Wayne Smith was hardened to a certain level of chaos here, on land the American public owns. But even he...

News

Democrat calls Tennessee racist, some voters 'uneducated'

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee Democrat newly elected to the House of Representatives has said the state is racist and most...

News

Why wait? Democrats openly flirt with 2020 White House bids

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the days after the midterm election, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker worked the phones with Democratic...

Health

Petco, others respond to demand for natural pet foods

Demand for healthy, natural food is extending from humans to their pets.Petco announced Tuesday it will stop selling dog and...

News

US analysts locate secret North Korean missile sites

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. analysts said Monday they have located 13 secret North Korean missile development sites, underscoring...

Crime

Georgia lawyer accused of sexually exploiting children

MONROE, Ga. (AP) — A lawyer who serves as an assistant attorney general and part-time judge is accused of sexually exploiting...

Crime

Family says man shoved child walking puppy, stole dog

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee family says a man jumped out of a car, shoved their child on to the ground and snatched the...

Business

After 17 years, many Afghans blame US for unending war

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — When U.S. forces and their Afghan allies rode into Kabul in November 2001 they were greeted as...

Sports

Manning's late TD pass leads Giants past 49ers 27-23

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Eli Manning threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard with 53 seconds left and the New York...

Crime

Guilty plea set in straw purchase of gun in police shootout

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware woman charged with illegally buying a gun that was later used by her boyfriend in a fatal...

Business

IMF: Mideast oil producers buoyed by higher prices, for now

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Higher oil prices are helping to offset increases in public spending by the Middle East's...

Health

Monday Sports in Brief

HOCKEYThe National Hockey League announced a tentative $18.9 million settlement Monday with more than 140 retired players who...

Sports

NFL players are reprising some old, costly celebrations

NFL players seem to have run out of creative ways to celebrate.Either that, or they've decided to pay homage to the players...

Sports

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 25 Buffalo earns 1st AP ranking

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Buffalo grabbed headlines for taking down Arizona in last year's NCAA Tournament, then going on the...

Sports

Ducks win 2-1 in shootout to hand Predators 1st road loss

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks had all weekend to stew over their worst game of the season. They responded Monday...

Health

AP Interview: US VP's wife champions art therapy in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Karen Pence, the U.S. vice president's wife, announced Tuesday a $54,000 U.S. grant to a teacher at Tsukuba...

Sports

Nowell scores 18 as Washington holds off San Diego 66-63

SEATTLE (AP) — Playing its third game in a week to open the regular season, with an eventful cross-country trip thrown in, Mike...

Business

Pence, Abe agree on North Korea sanctions, new trade talks

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday reaffirmed the need to keep...

See the winners of this year's Readers' Choice Awards

LifeAug 26, 2018

Readers’ Choice marks 25 years of the best in OKC

Exclusively from The Oklahoman

Sports

Vick goes 8 of 8 from 3 as No. 2 Kansas wears down Vermont

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lagerald Vick was 8 of 8 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 32 points, Udoka Azubuike added 23...

Crime

US airman in Japan dies in stabbing; Japanese woman arrested

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. Air Force says a U.S. airman in Japan has been stabbed and later died at a hospital. Japanese police say...

Sports

Timberwolves beat Nets after LeVert's gruesome injury

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points and a season-high 21 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the...

Sports

Kings hold on to end 14-game losing streak to Spurs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ending a 14-game losing streak that spanned nearly four years to the San Antonio Spurs didn't mean as...

Sports

Lundqvist ties Plante on NHL wins list, Rangers edge Canucks

NEW YORK (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 25 shots to lead the surging New York Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Vancouver...

Sports

Clippers snap home skid against Warriors with 121-116 OT win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lou Williams scored 10 of his 25 points in overtime after the Clippers blew a 14-point lead in the fourth...

News

Government funding, border wall await lame-duck Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns to a changed political landscape as newly elected lawmakers arrive in Washington, the...

Sports

Dubois gets go-ahead goal, Blue Jackets beat Stars 2-1

DALLAS (AP) — Pierre-Luc Dubois thought he had a tiebreaking goal for Columbus in the third period before Dallas goalie Anton...

Business

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street tech sell-off

BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stocks sank Tuesday after a tech sell-off dragged Wall Street lower.KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225...

News

Red-carpet fanfare dropped amid deadly California fires

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood cut back on the glamor trappings of movie premieres as a vast wildfire destroyed or imperiled the...

Sports

Grand Canyon uses depth to beat Jacksonville 76-59

PHOENIX (AP) — Alessandro Lever scored 15 points and Grand Canyon won its ninth straight home game by beating Jacksonville...

News

Scientists: Wind, drought worsen fires, not bad management

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both nature and humans share blame for California's devastating wildfires, but forest management did not play...

Sports

Brown scores 25 to lift No. 12 Kansas St over Denver 64-56

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nothing has come easy for No. 12 Kansas State early this season.Barry Brown had 15 of his 25 points in...

Sports

Arkansas St. blasts Missouri Baptist 89-54 behind Gillard

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Grantham Gillard scored 22 points with seven rebounds, Ty Cockfield scored 17 points and Arkansas State...