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  • Oklahoma geology group links earthquakes to oil waste wells

    The Oklahoma Geological Survey said Tuesday it is "very likely" that most of the state's recent earthquakes were triggered by the subsurface injection of wastewater from oil and natural gas drilling operations. Geologists have been studying the cause...
  • The Boston bomber should not be put to death

    No human being deserves the death penalty, not even the Boston bomber. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of conspiring with his older brother Tamerlan in the Boston Marathon bombing and its violent aftermath. Even though his crimes are horrific, he...
  • Oklahoma gave Common Core an 'F,' but its teachers still give it an 'A'

    OKLAHOMA CITY Common Core may no longer be law in Oklahoma, but it has not disappeared from the classrooms. Heather Sparks, Oklahoma's 2009 Teacher of the Year, teaches eighth-grade math. In her classroom at Taft Junior High School, students gather at...
  • Oklahoma governor signs bill allowing nitrogen in executions

    Oklahoma became the first U.S. state to approve nitrogen gas for executions under a measure Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law Friday that provides an alternative death penalty method if lethal injections aren't possible, either because of a court ruling or...
  • Oklahoma Senate gives final passage to proton therapy bill

    Legislation that prohibits health insurers from holding proton radiation cancer therapy to a higher standard of clinical effectiveness than other radiation treatments received final approval in the Oklahoma Senate on Monday. The Senate voted 36-9 for the...
  • Oklahoma governor signs measure banning abortion procedure

    Oklahoma has become the second state to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure that critics describe as dismembering a fetus. Republican Gov. Mary Fallin signed the legislation Monday after it was overwhelmingly approved by the House and...
  • Oklahoma governor signs measure banning abortion procedure

    Oklahoma governor signs measure banning abortion procedure
    Oklahoma has become the second state to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure that critics describe as dismembering a fetus. Republican Gov. Mary Fallin signed the legislation Monday after it was overwhelmingly approved by the House and...
  • Tennessee high court postpones all scheduled execution dates

    The Tennessee Supreme Court postponed execution dates for four inmates, effectively halting all executions while the courts decide whether current protocols for putting people to death are constitutional. Tennessee last executed a prisoner in 2009. Since...
  • States look at axing 'double deduction' tax break

    WASHINGTON A quirky "double deduction" tax break that benefits mostly higher-income taxpayers is halfway to extinction in Vermont, and other states may follow suit in their pursuit of revenue to plug budget gaps or fund priorities. In Vermont and six...
  • Oklahoma bill on use of nitrogen gas in executions goes to governor

    Oklahoma bill on use of nitrogen gas in executions goes to governor
    Beset by claims of barbarism after a gruesome botched execution last year and fearful that a U.S. Supreme Court decision could ban its execution drug of choice, Oklahoma would be the first state in the nation to execute inmates with nitrogen gas under a...
  • Oklahoma poised to allow nitrogen gas for executions

    With U.S. death penalty states scrambling for alternatives to lethal injection amid a shortage of deadly drugs, Oklahoma legislators believe they've found a foolproof and humane method — nitrogen gas hypoxia. Without a single dissenting vote, the...