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  • Botched Oklahoma execution stirs outrage, may bring changes

    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...
  • State-approved torture in Oklahoma

    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...
  • Mandatory 'divorce class' is divorced from reality

    Mandatory 'divorce class' is divorced from reality
    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,...
  • Who should pay to guard schoolchildren against Mother Nature?

    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...
  • NBA MVP Kevin Durant cries tears of joy

    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...
  • Oklahoma delays execution after botched lethal injection

      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...
  • Oklahoma couple draw attention with tribal gay marriage

    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,...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Hero Dog Awards 2013' on Hallmark

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Hero Dog Awards 2013' on Hallmark
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 27 - Nov. 2, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Nova With global warming,...
  • Obama to decide on Keystone pipeline within months, governors say

    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...
  • Should states restore recession cuts? Four arguments for and against

    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...
  • O'Malley, governors concerned about federal cuts

    O'Malley, governors concerned about federal cuts
    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...