| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin promised an independent review of the state’s execution protocols Wednesday after a bungled execution raised questions about the state's handling of capital punishment.
The Republican governor emphasized, however, that...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:01 PM
After a grisly history of electrocutions, gassings, hangings and firing squads, it is the cold, quiet science of lethal injections that has become America's most common and favored method of executing its worst criminals.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Pity the poor people of Oklahoma. Nobody deserves a governor this incompetent.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) first made national headlines last fall when she announced that the Oklahoma National Guard would refuse to provide spousal benefits to all...
| May 5, 2014
| 1:53 PM
California has earthquakes, Oklahoma has tornadoes. In either place, the odds are that you'll never be at ground zero when distaster strikes, or even directly affected by one. But if you are one of the unlucky few (statistically speaking, that is) to...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Does spending less money on state government stimulate the economy? That’s a question raised in a Los Angeles Times story Friday about states that have not restored budget cuts made during the belt-tightening of the recession.
The story focuses on...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 3:55 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama told the nation’s governors Monday that a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline could come in a matter of months, signaling he did not intend to let a recent court ruling derail his decision on whether to approve the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:12 PM
CONCHO, Okla. — Darren Black Bear and Jason Pickel hadn't even planned to send invitations to their upcoming wedding.
They're small-town people, they said, and planned an intimate, no-frills celebration of their love.
"I intended to tell people,...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY — Two days before the tornado hit, Gary England had an uneasy feeling. The wind patterns emerging over the weekend reminded him of the conditions that unleashed deadly storms in the region on May 3, 1999.
He began warning that...
| May 21, 2013
| 5:10 PM
MOORE, Okla. — State and local officials vowed Tuesday to rebuild this bereft suburb, shattered by a tornado that brought death and massive destruction, even as they fought poor weather to push ahead with rescue efforts.
In a day marked by...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:26 PM
WASHINGTON--President Obama called Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Monday evening to offer federal support for the communities hit by a devastating tornado, the White House said in a statement.
Obama expressed his concern for those affected and offered all...