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  • Fierce storms, tornadoes hit Oklahoma; state of emergency declared

    Fierce storms, tornadoes hit Oklahoma; state of emergency declared
    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency for 25 counties on Thursday after severe storms tore through the state with fierce straight-line winds and tornadoes that killed one person, injured others and destroyed buildings.  “Last...
  • In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents

    In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents
    The potential damage from a Supreme Court ruling overturning insurance subsidies for low- and middle-income Americans in three dozen states has been thoroughly outlined--the loss of subsides by nearly 8 million people and the cratering of the insurance...
  • Oklahoma executions on hold as US Supreme Court reviews drug

    Oklahoma executions on hold as US Supreme Court reviews drug
    Executions are on hold in Oklahoma after the U.S. Supreme Court said Wednesday that the state cannot perform executions using a specific drug while the justices consider a challenge over whether the sedative ensures prisoners won't suffer. Both the...
  • Gay rights groups denounce Oklahoma bills

    Gay rights groups denounce Oklahoma bills
    Gay rights supporters say Oklahoma is at the forefront of a wave of anti-gay legislation that is unfairly discriminatory and they plan to launch a campaign to oppose more than a dozen bills introduced for the session that begins next week. Some measures...
  • Supreme Court accepts case on cruelty of lethal injections

    Supreme Court accepts case on cruelty of lethal injections
    The Supreme Court announced Friday that it will review the drug protocol increasingly used in executions across the country to determine whether the procedure violates the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment. It is the court's first...
  • 'My body is on fire,' Oklahoma killer claims during execution

    'My body is on fire,' Oklahoma killer claims during execution
    Oklahoma executed a death row inmate Thursday in its first lethal injection since a botched one last spring, and it carried out the punishment with a three-drug method that Florida used for an execution the same night. Charles Frederick Warner's...
  • Arne Duncan flubbed on Common Core, and then he made it worse

    Arne Duncan flubbed on Common Core, and then he made it worse
    The scaffolding of support for the Common Core curriculum standards continues, right and left, to lose a beam here, a platform there. After adopting the standards, with vocal support from the governor, both the Oklahoma Legislature and Gov. Mary Fallin...
  • Those thuds were two more gay-marriage bans hitting the trash can

    Those thuds were two more gay-marriage bans hitting the trash can
    Remember the old days -- say, a year ago -- when a court ruling striking down anti-gay marriage laws was big news? Now it just feels like the further crumbling of legally sanctioned prejudice. And while that’s a good thing, advocates for...
  • John Kerry, Ted Cruz, Paul Krugman: Sunday guests

    John Kerry, Ted Cruz, Paul Krugman: Sunday guests
    UPDATED: Secretary of State John Kerry will be a guest on five Sunday morning programs. Here's the guest list: ABC's "This Week" welcomes Kerry, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other...
  • Oklahoma report blames intravenous-line woes for problematic execution

    Oklahoma report blames intravenous-line woes for problematic execution
    It took 43 minutes for Clayton Lockett to die in April in Oklahoma’s death chamber, raising questions about whether the botched execution was caused by a failed drug protocol. On Thursday, a state investigation blamed the problems in carrying out...
  • Media and ACLU sue Oklahoma over right to watch executions

    Media and ACLU sue Oklahoma over right to watch executions
    Oklahoma prison officials violated the 1st Amendment when they closed the blinds to witnesses during a botched execution in April, media and civil liberties advocates allege in a federal lawsuit filed Monday. The American Civil Liberties Union and its...