| 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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:43 AM
I wish I had higher hopes for the mandatory class Oklahoma is now requiring couples to take before the state will grant them a divorce.
On the one hand: "The program will cover resources available for families on subjects that include substance abuse,...
| 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...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:17 PM
Kevin Durant sobbed as he spoke of the single mother who once woke him in the middle of the night, forcing him to run hills so that he could chase greatness.
He teared up as he recounted the teammate who wrote the initials "K.D." and "MVP" on a piece of...
| May 8, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Oklahoma's attorney general agreed Thursday to delay for six months an execution that had been scheduled to take place hours after last week’s botched lethal injection of Clayton Lockett.
Atty. Gen. Scott Pruitt’s office agreed to...
| 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,...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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Nova With global warming,...
| 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...
| 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 23, 2013
| 3:05 PM
A bipartisan group of governors expressed concern Saturday over the impact looming federal budget cuts will have on their states but had few ideas for how to break the latest fiscal impasse gripping Congress.
Most of the nation's governors, including...