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  • '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...
  • Oklahoma halts double execution after one is botched

    A controversial double execution in Oklahoma was scrubbed Tuesday night after the first inmate to receive an experimental three-drug cocktail writhed and grimaced on the gurney, struggled to lift his head and died of a heart attack more than 40 minutes...
  • Oklahoma: Witness recounts horror of botched execution

    The lawyer watched in horror this week as an Oklahoma inmate he had come to know died a violent death during a botched execution. The execution of Clayton Lockett on Tuesday was the first his attorney, Denver lawyer Dean Sanderford, 35, had ever...
  • Botched execution: Oklahoma governor pledges independent review

    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...
  • Oklahoma is investigating itself over botched execution? Please.

    Fifteen years ago Clayton Lockett committed a heinous crime. On Tuesday night, so did the state of Oklahoma, in practice if not in legal fact. There are more questions than certainty surrounding the botched execution and ultimate death by heart attack...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...