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Families of missing indigenous women march in Oklahoma

CONCHO, Okla. (AP) — Families and friends of missing or slain American Indian women and girls are again calling for justice for their loved ones. About 200 people gathered Friday near the headquarters of the Cheyenne and Arapaho T...

Families of missing indigenous women march in Oklahoma

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'Missing and murdered:' Indigenous women at risk in U.S., Canada A new awareness about the number of missing and murdered indigenous women on reservations and tribal lands in the U.S. and Canada is raising the alarm about what is being called a multi-generational epidemic....
08:00, 07/03/2019

Canadian volunteers scour river for missing Indigenous women Drag the Red searches for human remains in the Red River as a report recently concluded Indigenous women face a ‘genocide’As a government inquiry compiled its landmark report on the epidemic of violence against Canada’s Indigenous women, Bernadette S...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Senate panel focuses on missing, slain indigenous women ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A key congressional committee is holding a hearing on a slate of legislation aimed at addressing the deaths and disappearances of Native American women. The bills before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs would requi...
13:16, 06/19/2019

'No more stolen sisters': 12,000-mile ride to highlight missing indigenous women Up to 4,000 Indigenous women are killed or missing in Canada, while in the US they face murder rates up to 10 times higher than the national average Joan Jack tied nine red silk ribbons to the back of her Harley Davidson before setting off from Winni...
00:16, 06/07/2019

Decades of missing Indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide' – leaked report Government’s inquiry into disappeared women and girls to be published MondayThree decades of missing and murdered Indigenous women amounts to a “Canadian genocide”, a leaked landmark government report has concluded.The document, titled Reclaiming Pow...
19:16, 05/31/2019

Thousands of killed or missing Indigenous women and girls are victims of a 'Canadian genocide,' report says The thousands of Indigenous women and girls who have been killed or have vanished in Canada in the past decades are victims of a "Canadian genocide," a report obtained by CNN partner CBC says....
04:32, 06/03/2019

Senators Flay Trump Admin for Total Failure Over Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Six months after the same committee tore into the FBI for not having any reasonable answers for its failure of Native women, the Trump Administration still seems not to have received the message of urgency....
13:16, 06/20/2019

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
03:32, 06/02/2019

Officials to meet with Attawapiskat families to discuss water concerns: Indigenous Services Minister Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan says the federal government is committing more assistance for a northern Ontario reserve facing challenges with its water supply, including sending additional medical officials there this week....
11:32, 07/22/2019

'Hear us, see us': a plea to the UN for Indigenous women June Oscar tells of trauma, discrimination, and the link between jailing mothers and child removalThe Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social justice commissioner has used a speech to the UN in Geneva to demand the federal government take action...
20:48, 06/28/2019

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end....
10:32, 06/03/2019

Canada: Deaths of indigenous women were 'genocide' A Canadian government inquiry has concluded that the deaths of thousands of aboriginal women and girls in recent decades amounted to a "national genocide."...
00:48, 06/04/2019

Canada Blamed for 'Genocide' Against Indigenous Women A yearslong inquiry concluded that high rates of violence against indigenous women in Canada amount to a genocide fueled by government abuses, putting more pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to address an issue his government has identified as...
03:48, 06/04/2019

Mothers Rise Up march: Thousands of families to take to London's streets to demand urgent action on climate change A mother whose daughter died from an asthma attack believed to be linked to air pollution will join thousands of families with young children in a rally demanding urgent action on climate change....
13:32, 05/11/2019

How Indigenous midwives help reconnect women with culture and pregnancy care Accessing an Indigenous midwife in Canada today is nearly impossible, according to Carol Couchie, an Indigenous midwife and co-chair of the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives....
13:16, 05/21/2019

Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report on Monday....
11:32, 06/03/2019

Canadian government inquiry assails ‘genocide’ of indigenous women, girls The commission has drawn criticism for high staff turnover and an alleged lack of transparency. Critics say the process won’t bring justice because the commission wasn’t granted the authority to compel police to reopen cold cases....
15:32, 06/03/2019

| Leaked report calls indigenous women's deaths a 'Canadian genocide' A public inquiry report leaked to Canada's public broadcaster called the disappearances and slayings of possibly thousands of indigenous women over recent decades a "Canadian genocide."...
06:32, 06/01/2019

In New Zealand, young Māori women lead the battle for indigenous rights AUCKLAND/WELLINGTON – Five years ago, law graduate Pania Newton and her cousins got together around a kitchen table and agreed to do everything in their power to prevent a housing development on a south Auckland site considered sacred by local ...
19:32, 08/12/2019

Families of missing Uighurs use Tiktok video app to publicise China detentions Short messages campaign for information on loved ones held in Xinjiang camps Uighurs are sending out messages on social media video app Tiktok showing family members who have gone missing, in their latest attempt to raise awareness about the estimate...
08:00, 08/20/2019

Breaking from tradition, indigenous women lead fight for land rights in Brazil Brazil's indigenous women have been overturning tradition to step into the spotlight and lead an international push to defend their tribal land rights, which are up against the greatest threat they have faced in years under right-wing President Jair ...
13:48, 04/29/2019

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in armed conflict. The aim is to encourage countries to fulfil their obligations, take action to step up p...
12:00, 06/11/2019

UN report: Women too often suffer violence in families The U.N. women’s agency says in new report that families around the world can be loving and supporting but too often are the place for discrimination and violence against women, and home is one of the most dangerous places for a woman...
21:16, 06/25/2019

'Decimated': 2 dead, search underway for missing after Oklahoma tornado A deadly tornado ripped through an Oklahoma City suburb Saturday night, destroying a motel and causing massive damage.        ...
09:32, 05/26/2019

| Two women, 6 children from ISIS families repatriated to US: Syria Kurds Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members have been repatriated to the United States in the latest transfers from a crowded camp in Syria....
07:32, 06/06/2019

Peru: Protesters march to denounce violence against women Hundreds of women have taken part in a demonstration in Peru's capital, Lima, to draw attention to the problem of gender violence in the country. Peru has one of the highest rates of violence against women in the region....
02:00, 08/18/2019

UCLA crushes Oklahoma in Game 1 of Women's College World Series UCLA batters hit four homers and scored 16 runs on No. 1 Oklahoma as the Bruins routed the Sooners 16-3 to take a 1-0 lead in the WCWS.        ...
22:32, 06/03/2019

Women's College World Series: UCLA edges Oklahoma for first title since 2010 Kinsley Washington knocked in the game-winning run with a two-out RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning as UCLA beat Oklahoma in the Women's College World Series....
08:48, 06/05/2019

New UN report on families in a changing world puts ‘women’s rights at their core’ While women’s rights have advanced over the decades, gender inequalities and other fundamental human rights violations within families persist, according to a flagship study released on Tuesday, from the UN’s gender empowerment agency....
10:00, 06/25/2019

Opinion: World Cup puts U.S. women, families in touch with history, our Greatest Generation Six months after U.S. women tour Omaha Beach with 99-year-old World War II veteran Steve Melnikoff, their families get a similar opportunity.       ...
16:48, 06/18/2019

Lawyer requests Moroccan state compensation for families of murdered Scandinavian women A lawyer for the family of a Danish tourist who was found killed last year along with a Norwegian hiker, on Thursday asked the Moroccan state to guarantee compensation payments for the families of the Scandinavian victims....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Women's March on Portland organizer accused of stealing from event, indicted by grand jury An organizer of the Women's March on Portland, Oregon in 2017 -- one of many events hailed as a rebuke of President Trump when throngs activists took the streets the day after his inauguration -- was indicted by a grand jury Tuesday over allegations ...
09:48, 05/09/2019

Juarez leads Oklahoma past Oklahoma State in WCWS OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Giselle “G” Juarez struck out 11 and gave up one run in six innings to help Oklahoma beat Oklahoma State 6-1 in the Women’s College World Series on Friday. It was the first time the in-state rivals played in the...
23:00, 05/31/2019

Oklahoma tops Alabama 3-2 in WCWS, faces Oklahoma St. next OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Giselle “G” Juarez threw a complete game to help Oklahoma beat Alabama 3-2 on Thursday night in the Women’s College World Series. The Sooners set up a matchup against rival Oklahoma State on Friday night with a ...
02:00, 05/31/2019

| Swiss women team player missing after swimming accident A player on Switzerland's national women's football team, Florijana Ismaili, has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in northern Italy....
04:32, 06/30/2019

Washington state takes step forward on missing Native American women A report, the product of 10 meetings with indigenous people across the state, calls for more coordination to tackle the crisisHundreds of people packed into the nondescript meeting room in southern Washington state to share the stories of Native Amer...
23:00, 06/16/2019

CBOE VOLUME TOTALS 108.9 MILLION CONTRACTS IN MARCH: Marks Best March Ever for CBOE; ADV Up 6% from Year Ago and 17% from February 2009 Chicago, April 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that trading volume of 108.9 million contracts marked the Exchange's best March ever, up 17 percent over March 2008 volume of 93.0 million contracts and 35 percent ove...
00:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE to Host 33rd Annual CBOE RMC U.S. March 8 – March 10, 2017, in Dana Point, California CHICAGO, IL -- December 9, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the 33rd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) U.S., from March 8 through March 10, 2017 at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California....
07:00, 05/01/2019

Maine changes Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day The governor of Maine on Friday signed a bill into law that makes Columbus Day known as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The name change came during a signing ceremony where Democratic Gov. Janet Mills was surrounded by state lawmakers and tribal leaders, ac...
07:32, 05/02/2019

Indigenous people much more likely to be murdered than other Canadians Of 651 murders in 2018, 140 were of Indigenous people – 22%First Nations, Métis and Inuit account for only 5% of populationIndigenous people continue to be dramatically overrepresented among Canadian murder victims, according to a new report released...
22:00, 07/23/2019

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conserva...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were wary of the governing party’s lack of details....
04:32, 07/10/2019

400+ Indigenous Tribes Under Threat as Amazon Burns The fires blazing across the Amazon rainforest in Brazil are devastating. They’re making international headlines and sparking sadness and outrage across the globe as people worry about how the planet’s “lungs” are taking a backseat to economic intere...
07:32, 08/25/2019

Indigenous Australians challenge government over climate at UN In the first case of its kind, an indigenous group is accusing the Australian government of violating their human rights by not taking action on climate change. They say their culture and homeland are at risk....
01:32, 05/13/2019

America’s Failure of Indigenous Children Is By Design Indigenous invisibility has long been the norm in the United States. This isn’t news to people from these communities, nor is it specific to this topic, so apologies to fellow Native readers for retreading painful ground. But it’s clear that the rest...
13:16, 05/17/2019

Nora Quoirin missing: Police not ruling out 'criminal element' after fingerprints found at resort where London teen went missing Malaysian police have said they are not ruling out a "criminal element" after fingerprints were found in a forest resort where a 15-year-old London girl was reported missing....
13:16, 08/07/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says no evidence indigenous leader murdered Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday said there was no evidence an indigenous leader, whose death was decried by U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, was killed by wildcat miners said to have invaded protected tribal lands....
11:16, 07/29/2019

Mapuche rappers fight for indigenous rights in Chile With songs like "We'll Beat the State," Chilean rappers Wechekeche Ni Trawun are on a mission to support the Mapuche indigenous people's fight for justice and land rights....
09:48, 04/30/2019

Indigenous peoples in the Amazon and Australia share some ancestry Fifteen ancient human genomes reveal how people first spread through the Americas – and strengthen a mysterious link between people in the Amazon and in Australasia...
09:48, 04/28/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from...
06:16, 07/27/2019

New Zealand's indigenous Maori protest over 'stolen children' Thousands of Maori people protested across New Zealand on Tuesday calling for an end to the practice of taking at-risk children away from their families, as tensions grow between the indigenous community and the government....
01:48, 07/30/2019

'Unspeakable': how can Australia stop the Indigenous suicide epidemic? Responding to 62 suicides this year, Indigenous health experts say there is hopeSince the start of this year, 62 Aboriginal people – 15 of them children – have died by suicide. More than half of them were under 25 years old, and the youngest was only...
22:16, 05/13/2019

AFL great Michael Long plans second Indigenous walk Former player first walked to Canberra 15 years agoNo date set as 49-year-old recovers from health issueIndigenous leader and AFL great Michael Long will lead another walk to Canberra, saying lives are at stake.On the 15th anniversary of his walk fro...
01:48, 05/23/2019

Indigenous community going digital to protect ancestral lands ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the comm...
16:48, 05/20/2019

Indigenous Congo foragers learn early to use the sun for orientation According to a new study, the Mbendjele BaYaka people of the Republic of Congo are quite adept at using the sun to orient themselves in the Congo's dense lowland forests....
14:32, 07/24/2019

Report: 'Genocide' has been committed against Canada's Indigenous peoples The deaths and disappearances of over a thousand Indigenous women and girls in Canada over the past few decades is part of a "genocide" being committed against the country's Indigenous peoples....
02:48, 06/04/2019

Inquiry: 'Genocide' has been committed against Canada's Indigenous peoples The deaths and disappearances of over a thousand Indigenous women and girls in Canada over the past few decades is part of a "genocide" being committed against the country's native peoples....
03:48, 06/04/2019

Indigenous elders want plan to raise Warragamba Dam scrapped Traditional landowners say NSW government has not done all promised checks on affected artefacts and sites Traditional landowners have condemned a plan to raise the wall of Warragamba Dam, saying the New South Wales government has failed to fully che...
18:48, 06/06/2019

Mystery deaths among indigenous Malaysians prompt speculation Infectious disease, pollution and water poisoning among suspected causes of deathsIt was in May that the mysterious illness first took hold.In their isolated rainforest home in the Malaysian state of Kelantan, members of the Batek tribe, the country’...
07:48, 06/11/2019

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and concern about the smoke, the public safety ministry said on Friday....
15:00, 05/31/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Keeping Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation in balance The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from...
04:16, 06/05/2019

Landmark agreement gives indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nationsGrowing up as member of Alberta’s Métis community, Audrey Poitras was always acutely aware of the unique struggle her people ...
02:48, 07/04/2019

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day of high school in New York, Elisa, 18, can now laugh about it. But on that day, she was nervous. She a...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Alberta institute wants to share Indigenous solutions to handling wildfires A study based at an institute in Canmore will look to limit and cope with wildfire by studying how First Nations managed fire, modernizing traditional stories from Indigenous elders....
16:16, 05/21/2019

The Cult’s Ian Astbury talks Indigenous influence and the evolution of the band "I remember going to the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve, and I had my first epiphanic experience," said Ian Astbury of his introduction to Indigenous culture....
06:48, 06/13/2019

Canada must not ignore Indigenous 'genocide', landmark report warns Up to 4,000 Indigenous women and girls killed or missingJustin Trudeau: ‘We have failed you. We will fail you no longer’Canadians can no longer turn a blind eye to the “genocide” of Indigenous peoples in the country, a landmark report on missing and ...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Bolsonaro pick for Funai agency horrifies indigenous leaders Marcelo Xavier da Silva is police officer linked to agribusinessFormer agency employee: ‘I am scared of him’ Indigenous leaders and specialists working with Brazil’s nearly one million tribal people have been stunned and disconcerted by the appointme...
00:48, 07/21/2019

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the community is going digital to defend i...
05:32, 05/20/2019

Indigenous emojis featuring Aboriginal flag and boomerang to be released The emojis, which are part of a custom app rather than unicode, are being developed by young people on Arrernte country After years of asking for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flag to be included in the emoji library, over a dozen new Ind...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Dream weavers: the indigenous Ainu people of Japan – in pictures The Ainu of Hokkaido in Japan were not officially recognised as an indigenous people until 2008. This recognition came after a long history of exclusion and assimilation that almost erased their society, language and culture. Photographer Laura Liver...
06:00, 05/01/2019

Indigenous AFL trailblazer Graham 'Polly' Farmer dies aged 84 Considered one of the true greats of the game, Farmer played 101 games for Geelong in the 1960sGraham “Polly” Farmer, widely regarded as Australian rules football’s greatest-ever ruckman, has died aged 84.Farmer, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s di...
03:00, 08/14/2019

Bear Clan: a model of indigenous activism that's swept across Canada An organisation founded in the 90s and revived in 2014 is now 1,100 volunteers who walk the streets looking for ways to helpIn a small room in a Winnipeg community centre, dozens of volunteers strap on bright yellow vests and ready themselves for nig...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the runoffAn indigenous campesino woman who pledges to root out racism is hoping to cause a historic upse...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Brazil's indigenous tribes protest Bolsonaro assimilation plan Thousands of people representing the more than 300 tribes native to Brazil marched to government offices in Brasilia on Friday to protest the policies of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that threaten their reservation lands....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said at the annual event’s opening day on Monday, stressing that it “must be prot...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Miners Kill Indigenous Leader in Brazil During Invasion of Protected Land Land invasions in indigenous territories are on the rise across Brazil. Indigenous leaders say they regularly come under threat by miners, loggers and farmers....
19:48, 07/27/2019

Armed miners clash with indigenous tribe in Brazil, killing leader Armed gold miners in Brazil attacked an indigenous village in the Amazon this week, killing the group's leader and forcing members of the community to flee their homes, police said....
22:48, 07/28/2019

Peru: Indigenous governor sentenced to prison for anti-mining protests Walter Aduviri was sentenced in connection to anti-mining protests that turned deadly in 2011. The indigenous Aymara have long fought against the state over mining projects in the mineral-rich Puno region....
11:32, 08/15/2019

Indigenous baby health project aims to stop generational trauma Researchers target effects of ‘complex trauma’ and PTSD in bid to improve lives of children and parentsPregnancy and early parenthood are the best times to work with Indigenous families to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma, according to a g...
17:48, 06/21/2019

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Organizers of North American Indigenous Games admit to artistic oversight Organizers have issued a statement saying the oversight involving Melissa Labrador happened amid the "excitement" of revealing the official brand for the event last Wednesday....
11:32, 06/10/2019

Nike Ditches Shoe Design After Panama's Indigenous Guna Protest US sportswear giant Nike said Tuesday it was withdrawing its latest shoe after Panama's indigenous Guna community accused it of "pirating" a protected traditional design....
06:16, 05/22/2019

Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure permits in the Andean country, a major minerals ...
17:16, 06/27/2019

Tweet prompts Canadian museum to recognize genocide against indigenous people A single tweet appeared to prompt a prominent Canadian museum to change its stance on the country’s historic treatment of indigenous people. The shift from the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg — which now says the country’s tr...
09:32, 05/18/2019

Brazil's indigenous people swear to fight for Amazon 'to last drop of blood' Members of Brazil's Mura indigenous tribe painted their bodies with orange-red paint and took up long bows and clubs as they headed into the jungle this week, prepared for battle. Their enemy? The deforestation and destruction of their home, the Amaz...
15:32, 08/23/2019

First Nations suicide rate 3 times higher than for non-Indigenous people: StatsCan The agency reported Friday on the rates of death by suicide for self-identifying First Nations people, Metis and Inuit from 2011 to 2016, compared to non-Indigenous people....
15:00, 06/30/2019

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of action to reverse the “historic destruction” of age-old dialects....
13:48, 08/07/2019

Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing Aquaculture network in Victoria, maintained over 6,600 years, faces final step in recognition processA 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquaculture system developed by the Gunditjmara people will be formally considered for a place on the Unesco w...
11:32, 05/22/2019

Lens: Making Visible the Spirit World of Mexico’s Indigenous Communities Through photos and photo-illustrations, Yael Martínez and Orlando Velázquez capture the traditional rituals connecting life between the physical and invisible....
02:00, 05/07/2019

Murder of Brazilian indigenous leader a ‘worrying symptom’ of land invasion In the wake of the murder of indigenous leader Emrya Wajãpi in Brazil, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has called on the country’s authorities to “react quickly and decisively” to protect the rights of indigenous peoples...
15:48, 07/29/2019

Australia promises national vote on recognition of indigenous people by 2022 Australia will hold a national vote within three years on whether to include recognition of indigenous people in its constitution, the government said on Wednesday, an issue that has spurred decades of often heated debate....
22:16, 07/09/2019

Canada’s premiers meet with Indigenous leaders to talk child and family services Canada's premiers are meeting with Indigenous leaders to discuss giving greater child and family services jurisdiction to First Nations, Metis and Inuit people....
10:00, 07/09/2019

Julián Castro's Plan for Indigenous People Sets a High Bar for the 2020 Field Indigenous people have long been asking for United States politicians to simply listen; now, it looks like one is finally bending his ear....
03:16, 07/27/2019

Call to revitalize ‘language of the ancestors’ for survival of future generations: Indigenous chief Hundreds of ancestral languages have gone silent in recent generations, taking with them the culture, knowledge and traditions of the people who spoke them. To preserve and revitalize those that remain, the United Nations on Friday officially launche...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Jair Bolsonaro aides 'froth hate' for indigenous people, says sacked official Former head of indigenous affairs agency says it is seen as ‘an obstacle to national development’Brazil’s far right president, Jair Bolsonaro, is being advised by aides who “froth hate for indigenous people,” the head of Brazil’s indigenous affairs a...
14:48, 06/12/2019

UN expert: Canada's toxic waste policy shows disdain for Indigenous rights Special rapporteur Baskut Tuncak urges Canada to engage with groups who live near toxic sites and respect basic human rightsCanada’s handling of toxic chemicals and industrial waste shows a “blatant disregard for Indigenous rights”, a UN human rights...
03:32, 06/07/2019

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian citizenship oath Hussen says the proposal demonstrates the Liberal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based on the recognition of rights, respect and co-operation....
20:16, 05/28/2019

‘Monstrous’: Indigenous rangers’ struggle against the plastic ruining Arnhem Land beaches The Gulf of Carpentaria is being inundated with some of the highest densities of rubbish in the worldThe Gulf of Carpentaria hosts some of Australia’s most remote coastline, but Indigenous rangers say it is being inundated with some of the highest de...
04:48, 05/15/2019

New Brunswick Indigenous chiefs left ‘blindsided’ by decision to lift fracking moratorium Premier Blaine Higgs confirmed on Tuesday that his government has quietly passed regulatory changes to permit the method of extracting hydrocarbons to resume in the Sussex area....
14:48, 06/05/2019

Brazil investigates death of indigenous leader after miners reportedly attack village Brazilian authorities are investigating the death of an indigenous man after villagers reported illegal miners invaded their land and fatally stabbed their leader....
13:16, 07/29/2019

Amazon gold miners invade indigenous village in Brazil after its leader is killed Brazil’s police have been urged to investigate a ‘very tense situation’ in Amapá stateDozens of gold miners have invaded a remote indigenous reserve in the Brazilian Amazon where a local leader was stabbed to death and have taken over a village after...
11:48, 07/28/2019

Hunger strike ends after agreement is reached on Indigenous Peoples’ space in Ottawa Polson was protesting the fact the Algonquin Nation was not an equal partner in the redevelopment of the building in the former U.S. Embassy, which is meant to become a centre known as the Indigenous Peoples Space....
19:48, 07/02/2019

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline....
15:00, 07/04/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro hands indigenous land decisions back to farm sector Right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro issued a new decree on Wednesday putting decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture, four weeks after Congress rebuffed him on the move that is sought by Brazil's farm lobby....
16:32, 06/19/2019

Indigenous bidder to launch ‘listening tour’ along Trans Mountain pipeline route An Indigenous group planning to bid for ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline is launching a "listening tour'' of Indigenous communities in B.C. and Alberta....
18:48, 07/24/2019

Brazil indigenous affairs official fired amid push to develop reservation land The head of Brazil's indigenous affairs agency said on Tuesday he was fired due to pressure from the agriculture ministry which under President Jair Bolsonaro is seeking to open reservation lands to commercial agriculture and mining....
21:00, 06/11/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”, thanks to the progress made by powerful grassroots movements f...
10:00, 04/28/2019

‘Preserve, revitalize and promote’ indigenous languages, or lose a ‘wealth of traditional knowledge’, UN chief says Secretary-General António Guterres underscored the urgency to “preserve, revitalize and promote indigenous languages” in his message for the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, celebrated on Friday....
15:16, 08/09/2019

Māori land rights leader calls on Jacinda Ardern to recognise Indigenous 'crisis' Activist leading Ihumātao dispute calls on PM to visit site and act on Māori disadvantageThe leader of a major Indigenous land dispute in New Zealand has criticised Jacinda Ardern’s government for its lack of action on confronting systemic Māori disa...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Indigenous Services Minister and Grassy Narrows chief discuss proposed agreement, medical facility Help for the community experiencing the effects of mercury contamination seemed to be on the way when the federal government promised a specialized treatment facility on the reserve in November 2017....
20:48, 05/29/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Yemen food aid, IDs for Rohingya, protect fleeing Malians, Nagasaki Peace Ceremony Our main stories: ‘Promote’ indigenous peoples’ languages urges Guterres; WFP resumes Yemen food aid; 500,000 Rohingya ID cards issued; Malians fleeing violence need protection; Nagasaki Peace Ceremony message...
20:16, 08/09/2019

TCU stays alive in Big 12 with 13-6 win over Oklahoma St. OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Josh Watson and Zach Humphreys both had four hits, and TCU stayed alive in the Big 12 Tournament with a 13-6 win over Oklahoma State on Saturday. The teams will meet again Saturday night, with the winner playing in the title game...
18:48, 05/25/2019

Severe weather strikes Oklahoma Severe thunderstorms spawned numerous tornadoes across Oklahoma, northern Texas and Arkansas, downing trees and utility lines and damaging roofs and buildings. (May 1)        ...
05:16, 05/01/2019

Funnel clouds form over Oklahoma Aerial views show two funnel clouds forming near Crescent, Oklahoma, north of Okhlahoma City, early Monday evening. (May 20)        ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

How ‘Oklahoma!’ Revolutionized the Cast Album It took decades for the full Rodgers and Hammerstein score to be available. But even abbreviated, the show helped build a whole new audience for Broadway music....
09:00, 07/10/2019

2 rescued from scaffold near top of Oklahoma tower Two window washers are rescued from a scaffold above the roof of an Oklahoma City skyscraper. (May 15)        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Tornadoes menace Oklahoma The Latest on a round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Severe thunderstorms moved across Oklahoma, spawning a few tornadoes, causing damage and worry among the public but no reports of injuries....
19:16, 05/20/2019

Oklahoma mayor has seen eight tornadoes in 20 years Moore, Okla., Mayor Glenn Lewis is resigned to his area of expertise. He has been the city's mayor for 25 years, a span during which his city has experienced eight tornadoes, including four rated EF4 or higher....
12:00, 05/03/2019

This is what kids actually want to do with their families Seventy-three percent of American kids would like more opportunities to bond with their family, according to new research. But the survey of 2,000 school-aged children (aged 6–17) found that they aren’t alone: Seventy percent of parents would also li...
06:16, 08/08/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the UN Security Council's condemn...
10:00, 04/28/2019

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
02:32, 06/25/2019

Brandi Chastain’s sports bra changed women’s soccer — and women’s history — 20 years ago With the U.S. women’s soccer team in Sunday's World Cup finals, we revisit Chastain's game-winning penalty kick and the exuberant, underwear-exposing celebration that followed....
20:49, 07/05/2019

Study: Sexualization Of Women In Games Doesn't Impact Women's Body Image Long-argued is the theory that embodying a lithe and thin Lara Croft in Tomb Raider might make women gamers feel worse about their own bodies. It’s an argument that women like me have used to justify the importance of adding more realistically-propor...
13:32, 07/25/2019

U.S. Needs Cabinet Agency Focused on Women and Girls, Says Former Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues It’s time for President Donald Trump to create a Cabinet-level agency focused on women and girls to help “guarantee that women’s issues don’t get shoved aside,” says a former U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issu...
07:00, 05/30/2019

Alvelo strikes out 16; Washington tops Oklahoma St 1-0 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taran Alvelo struck out 16 in a complete-game shutout, and Washington defeated Oklahoma State 1-0 in a Women’s College World Series elimination game on Saturday night. Washington (52-8) advanced to play UCLA on Sunday in th...
00:32, 06/02/2019

Tornado Strikes Oklahoma City Suburb The storm hit El Reno late Saturday in the latest round of severe weather in the state. Officials said the number of injuries was still being determined....
23:48, 05/25/2019

Oklahoma ex-oil executive sentenced to 6 years in prison OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former oil company executive in Oklahoma has been sentenced to six years in prison for wire fraud and money laundering. Federal prosecutors say Kevin Wieck of Cromwell was sentenced Monday to 72 months after being convicted in ...
10:16, 05/07/2019

University of Oklahoma president announces retirement NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The University of Oklahoma’s president has announced that he will retire from the position, which he took on last year. James Gallogly, a former energy industry executive who came out of retirement to succeed David Boren as...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Oklahoma judge wants more answers on $85M opioid settlement NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge is declining to approve the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid maker until he’s assured it complies with a new law targeting such deals. The attorney general’s office says C...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Man jailed in Oklahoma after being hurt in police shooting A man who was arrested on a robbery warrant after police opened fire on the truck he was in, injuring three young children, has been released from a Texas hospital....
14:32, 04/28/2019

Oklahoma will struggle to overcome its weakness this time While new quarterback Jalen Hurts was indeed 26-2 as a starter at Alabama, there is a dangerous assumption he will simply pick up where Heisman winners and fellow transfers Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray left off before him at Oklahoma. We’re not so...
13:00, 07/22/2019

Severe weather strikes Louisiana and Oklahoma Louisiana's governor toured a community where a possible weekend tornado damaged or destroyed at least 50 homes and businesses. People in areas of eastern Oklahoma are also dealing with severe weather damage. (May 20)     &#...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Deadly tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma The deadly tornado leveled a motel and tore through the mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight        ...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Westbrook 'eternally grateful' to Oklahoma City Longtime Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, now bound for Houston, took to Instagram on Friday night to thank the Oklahoma City community, saying he was "eternally grateful" for the 11 years he spent with the organization....
16:48, 07/12/2019

River erosion threatens Oklahoma homes Some residents along a rain-swollen Oklahoma river are evacuating after swift currents eroded the riverbank and undermined the soil beneath their homes. (May 22)        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it operated responsibly and lawfully....
16:48, 05/28/2019

More rain forecast for flooded Arkansas, Oklahoma Soaked areas of Arkansas and Oklahoma are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River. Fort Smith, Arkansas, officials say flooding has already closed roads and flooded buildings. (May 28) ...
12:16, 05/28/2019

Oklahoma man breaks into home, molests two kids TUSLA, Okla. (KJRH) – Tulsa police say a man is in jail and is accused of breaking into a home and sexually assaulting two children. Officers say this morning a woman called 911 and claimed she woke up to find Mark Twardokus inside her west Tul...
20:00, 07/12/2019

The Latest: Oklahoma governor says more rain a concern OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt says more rain in the forecast is a big concern with parts of the state already flooded following severe weather...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against drug manufacturers....
19:48, 05/28/2019

Official: Likely tornado destroys motel in Oklahoma EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a likely tornado has destroyed a motel and caused other damage in the Oklahoma City area. Meteorologist Rick Smith in Norman says the suspected twister hit El Reno on Saturday night as a powerfu...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
12:48, 05/25/2019

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers and fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial in nationwide litigation over the drug crisis co...
03:16, 07/15/2019

Oklahoma governor surveys tornado damage Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt visits El Reno, a city about 25 miles west of Oklahoma that was hit by tornado Saturday night. (May 27)        ...
12:16, 05/28/2019

Multiple funnel clouds spotted in Oklahoma An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday, spawning tornadoes that caused scattered damage and a deluge of rain. Areas of Oklahoma and Texas remained under a tornado watch early Tuesday. (May 21)     ...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Encana halts Oklahoma well completion following quake Oil and gas producer Encana Corp halted work at a drill site in northwest Oklahoma following two earthquakes within a day in the same area, the state's oil and gas regulator said on Thursday....
16:00, 07/25/2019

How ex-Alabama QB Jalen Hurts barely won the Oklahoma job NORMAN, Okla. — Jalen Hurts’ rise to the starting quarterback position at Oklahoma wasn’t a foregone conclusion, despite his wealth of championship experience at Alabama. Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley took his time before naming Hurts the ...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Flash floods prompt rescues in Oklahoma Flooding is an issue in parts of Oklahoma raked by severe storms on Monday. In El Reno and Stillwater, emergency responders were rescuing people from their homes because of high water. (May 21)        ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

2 Killed As Powerful Tornado Devastates US's Oklahoma Rescuers in the US state of Oklahoma were searching Sunday for survivors in the tangled remains of mobile homes and other structures demolished overnight by a powerful tornado that killed at least two......
18:32, 05/26/2019

McCusker’s 2-run double lifts Oklahoma St. over UConn 3-1 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Carson McCusker’s two-run double broke a sixth-inning tie and sent Oklahoma State to a 3-1 win over Connecticut in the NCAA Oklahoma City regional on Monday night. The No. 9 national seed Cowboys (39-19) advance to the best...
19:48, 06/03/2019

The Latest: NWS confirms EF2 tornado in southern Oklahoma The Latest on severe weather in the Southern Plains (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Arkansas officials say suspected tornadoes have damaged homes, downed trees and cut power to some areas in the western part of the state....
19:48, 05/18/2019

Texas eliminates Oklahoma State in NCAAs FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Steven Chervony of Texas made a 15-foot birdie putt to extend the decisive match and won on the next hole to eliminate top-seeded Oklahoma State and send the Longhorns into the NCAA championship match against Stanford. It wa...
21:16, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Mayor says 2 dead after likely Oklahoma tornado EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a likely tornado that touched down in El Reno, Oklahoma (all times local): 7:10 a.m. Officials say two people have died after a likely tornado destroyed a motel and swept through a nearby mobile home park in the Ok...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Oklahoma dad suffers stroke after cracking neck An Oklahoma man is recovering from a harrowing medical ordeal after he did what millions of Americans do every day and cracked his neck, only to land in the hospital for a stroke....
07:32, 05/03/2019

Barges strike dam on Arkansas River in Oklahoma Two barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River have struck a dam in Oklahoma, and at least one sank into the river. Near Crescent, erosion left several homes hanging over the Cimarron River. One unoccupied home rolled into the river. (May ...
16:32, 05/23/2019

International Women's Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the world, and encourage innovation to transform lives...
09:48, 04/28/2019

This Is the Most Anticipated Women’s World Cup Ever. But Corruption and Abuse Still Block Women From Soccer The biggest women’s sports tournament of 2019 will begin in Paris on Friday. The top 24 teams in the world will be descending on France to compete for the title of World Champions at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The next six weeks will be ...
08:16, 06/05/2019

Successful women meet at the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs conference Prejudices against female managers are just one of many topics discussed at the annual meeting of the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs. Even the German Chancellor came to learn more about women in business....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Samsung allegedly removed a women’s sexual health stall from a women in tech event Yesterday, Samsung hosted an event in San Francisco on the “Growth and Innovation in the Wearable Device Market.” Co-hosted with SF Women in Tech, the conference showed off some of the biggest new innovations in tech — but apparently drew the line wh...
06:32, 08/23/2019

Families United By Pain BOYLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – It’s difficult to understand the pain of having a loved one who is either missing or murdered. That’s why a mother whose son has been missing started a group for moral support. This weekend marks four ye...
22:00, 05/18/2019

All Big Little Lies families are unhappy in their own way This season of Big Little Lies appears to be a bit less subtle than the first one. In case you were busy stripping furniture or a similar skill while you viewed this episode, or watching another channel, the theme of the second episode in season two ...
01:16, 06/17/2019

US women's soccer star Alex Morgan talks fight for pay parity ahead of Women's World Cup Soccer star Alex Morgan is an Olympic gold medalist, Women's World Cup winner, and one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019 but her most challenging battle is for pay parity in the sport she loves to play....
12:16, 05/03/2019

Vogue 25 Women: The Duchess of Sussex and Phoebe Waller-Bridge make it onto the list of 25 women shaping 2019 Vogue has put together their annual list of the 25 most influential women working in Britain, with this year's featuring Naomi Campbell, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and the Duchess of Sussex....
10:16, 06/07/2019

Flash flooding prompts rescues in Oklahoma City Heavy rains flooded streets and businesses, prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as 1.5 inches of rain fell during a 30-minute period Thursday. (June 6)        ...
01:32, 06/07/2019

More showers raise flooding fears in Oklahoma, Arkansas TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River. Tulsa County officials say some residents west of Tulsa have already evacuated their h...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Listen to the Sound of Love Reinvented in ‘Oklahoma!’ (Headphones On) How did a lush throwback like “People Will Say We’re in Love” become the lean, sexy, countrified number being sung today? Follow along as we break it down....
16:00, 07/10/2019

Oklahoma man’s gay-pride sign about ‘country boys’ goes viral An Oklahoma “country boy” who plastered a rainbow on his pickup truck in honor of Gay Pride Month is receiving a lot of love on the Internet. Cody Barlow, who identifies as straight, said he wasn’t able to make it from his rural tow...
22:32, 06/11/2019

Oklahoma governor surveys damage from tornado that killed 2 EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has toured the area where two people were killed by a tornado over the weekend, saying it was “unbelievable that anybody could survive.” Stitt traveled Monday to El Reno, a city about 25 mil...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Oklahoma softball sets mark with 39th straight win OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma set a single-season Division I record with its 39th consecutive win by defeating Texas Tech 8-0 in six innings Friday in the Big 12 Tournament opener for both teams. The Sooners (49-2) had tied the record South Carolina ...
14:48, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Braggs, Oklahoma completely surrounded by water TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on major flooding Oklahoma and Arkansas from severe weather across the central U.S. (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Officials say a small town in eastern Oklahoma is completely surrounded by water and without power from ma...
18:48, 05/25/2019

Big 12 preview: The Oklahoma QB machine adds Jalen Hurts Can Oklahoma stay on top while replacing another Heisman winner? Is Texas, you know, back? And what should we expect from Les Miles at Kansas? We answer all the Big 12's burning questions for 2019....
08:16, 07/16/2019

Rescuers search for survivors after Oklahoma tornado kills at least two Rescue workers on Sunday searched for survivors in the rubble left by a tornado that devastated parts of a small community near Oklahoma City, leaving two dead, more than two dozen injured and hundreds homeless, officials said....
12:16, 05/26/2019

Woman sues TSA over strip search at Oklahoma airport LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas woman has sued the Transportation Security Administration after she says they made her strip down in Oklahoma before a flight back to Nevada, KTNV reports. The TV station reports that Rhonda Mengert says in her lawsuit sh...
20:48, 06/08/2019

US to use Army base in Oklahoma to shelter migrant children LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — The federal government will be opening a facility at an Army base in Oklahoma to house migrant children and is considered a customs port in southern New Mexico as another option as existing shelters are overwhelmed. The Office of...
18:16, 06/11/2019

Minnesota, Oklahoma among teams vying for WCWS title OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two years ago, Minnesota was ranked No. 1 in the USA Today/NFCA softball poll heading into the NCAA Tournament. Somehow, the Golden Gophers weren’t even a national seed and got sent to Alabama for regional play. It was a ha...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Explosion reported at Georgia-Pacific plant in Oklahoma MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say there has been an explosion at a paper plant in north-central Oklahoma. Muskogee County officials say an explosion and fire were reported late Monday night at the Georgia-Pacific plant in Muskogee, about 50 mile...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Flight diverted to Oklahoma City due to unruly passenger OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police say an American Airlines flight from Pittsburgh to Dallas/Fort Worth was diverted to Oklahoma City because of a drunken, unruly passenger. The airline says the flight landed in Oklahoma City at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday and ...
13:16, 06/19/2019

University of Oklahoma: Resignation ends ex-president probe OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The University of Oklahoma’s Board of Regents says it has concluded its investigation into former president David Boren after Boren chose to terminate his contract and sever ties to the university he led for 24 years. Regen...
14:16, 06/12/2019

Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
10:16, 07/15/2019

Teva Settles Oklahoma Opioid Case for $85 Million The Israel-based drugmaker agreed to pay $85 million to resolve claims by the state of Oklahoma that the company’s marketing helped fuel a rise in opioid addiction....
11:32, 05/26/2019

Every Oklahoma county under state of emergency due to severe weather Every single county in Oklahoma was under a state of emergency Tuesday due to flooding and "severe weather impacts" — including hail storms, tornadoes and powerful straight-line winds — officials said....
23:16, 05/28/2019

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved by a judge. Gov. Kevin Stitt, House...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contributing to the nation’s opioid crisis. Several states have reached settlements with drugmakers. ...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Weather pushes Oklahoma State-TCU Big 12 semi to Sunday OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Big 12 baseball tournament semifinal between Oklahoma State and TCU has been pushed from Saturday night to Sunday morning due to weather. A news release from the conference said the game was postponed due to potential incleme...
23:00, 05/25/2019

At least 5 hurt in fire and explosion at Oklahoma paper mill MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Officials say a fire and subsequent explosion at a Georgia-Pacific paper mill in eastern Oklahoma injured at least five people. Muskogee County Emergency Medical Service operations director Ron Morris says four injured were tak...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they're responsible for the opioid epidemic....
10:32, 07/03/2019

Oklahoma officers in shooting that hurt children named Authorities in Oklahoma on Friday identified two police officers present when at least one of them shot into a pickup truck last week and wounded three children and a man suspected in a robbery....
18:16, 05/03/2019

Ex-Oklahoma State basketball coach gets 3 months in prison NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina has been sentenced to three months in prison for accepting bribes to link top players with bribe-paying managers and financial advisers. Lamont...
11:32, 06/07/2019

Wife’s dead body found in car driven by Oklahoma man ELOY, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Arizona say a detective making a traffic stop on Interstate 10 was speaking to a driver from Oklahoma when he noticed the man’s dead wife in the passenger seat. Eloy police said in a statement that 70-year-old Rodne...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Top to bottom: Oklahoma, Kansas help start Big 12 media days The Big 12 is kicking off its football media days at the home stadium of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys where the league plays its championship game       ...
04:16, 07/15/2019

Man jailed for allegedly raping 4-year-old in Oklahoma McDonald’s MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald’s play area, which the child was visiting during a day care field trip...
10:16, 07/19/2019

Alo’s HR helps Oklahoma top Alabama, advance to title series OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jocelyn Alo’s monster two-run homer in the fifth inning helped Oklahoma defeat Alabama 7-3 on Sunday night to qualify for the championship series. Alo’s shot cleared the center field seats, the cameras and a slow-pitc...
20:32, 06/02/2019

The Latest: Tornadoes give way to heavy rain in Oklahoma The Latest on a round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Severe thunderstorms moved across Oklahoma, spawning a few tornadoes, causing damage and worry among the public but no reports of injuries....
19:48, 05/20/2019

The Latest: O’Rourke tours Oklahoma flood damage LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke toured some flood damage in Oklahoma as the waters began to recede and storm-weary residents gutted waterlo...
15:00, 06/02/2019

Residents in Oklahoma, Arkansas evacuate as flooding persists Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
15:00, 05/25/2019

Oklahoma surges into WCWS finals; UCLA awaits Jocelyn Alo's monster two-run homer in the fifth inning helped Oklahoma defeat Alabama 7-3 on Sunday to qualify for the championship series against UCLA....
23:48, 06/02/2019

'Not a day to mess around' as Texas, Oklahoma face tornado threat Some 6 million people across a broad swath of Texas and Oklahoma were bracing for possible tornadoes on Monday, as the U.S. National Weather service warned that the risk of twisters in the region was at the highest level they had seen in years....
12:48, 05/20/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85M opioid settlement with Oklahoma A judge approved Monday a revised $85 million settlement between Oklahoma and Teva Pharmaceuticals over the company's role in fueling the state's ongoing opioid crisis....
21:16, 06/24/2019

Oklahoma QB Hurts barely edges out Mordecai, Rattler for job Jalen Hurts' rise to the starting quarterback position at Oklahoma wasn't a foregone conclusion, despite his wealth of championship experience at Alabama....
21:32, 08/21/2019

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a portion of the windfall....
16:00, 06/28/2019

Oklahoma nears end to case in trial against drug makers NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma is close to wrapping up its case at trial against Johnson & Johnson, alleging the consumer products giant and its subsidiaries helped fuel the deadly opioid crisis. Attorneys for the state on Wednesday continued question...
19:48, 06/26/2019

UCLA hits 4 HRs, rolls past Oklahoma 16-3 in Game 1 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Rachel Garcia hit a two-run homer and gave up one run in five innings, and UCLA routed Oklahoma 16-3 on Monday to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three championship series. Garcia, who threw 179 pitches on Sunday to earn the win a...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new cases nationwide, raising the total number sickened this year to 880 people....
09:16, 05/20/2019

Oklahoma St., Louisville win, head to NCAA super regionals Oklahoma State and Louisville are on their way to super regionals in the NCAA Tournament, and four more teams will punch their tickets Monday night. OSU beat Connecticut 3-1 to win the Oklahoma City regional and earn a spot in super regionals for the...
19:48, 06/03/2019

The Latest: O'Rourke tours Oklahoma flood damage The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): ____ 3:30 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke toured some flood damage in Oklahoma as the waters began to recede and storm-weary residents gutted waterlogged homes....
21:00, 06/02/2019

UCLA hits 4 HRs, rolls past Oklahoma in Game 1 Rachel Garcia gave up one run in five innings and hit one of UCLA's four home runs in a 16-3 win over Oklahoma in Game 1 of the Women's College World Series championship series....
05:32, 06/04/2019

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmakers to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
04:32, 05/28/2019

Wife's dead body found in car driven by Oklahoma man Police in Arizona say a detective making a traffic stop on Interstate 10 was speaking to a driver from Oklahoma when he noticed the man's dead wife in the passenger seat....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmaker to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
07:16, 05/28/2019

Thomas leads Baylor past Oklahoma 8-2 in Big 12 Tournament OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Andy Thomas had two hits and knocked in three runs to help Baylor defeat Oklahoma 8-2 on Wednesday in the Big 12 Tournament opener for both teams. Paul Dickens earned the win for second-seeded Baylor (34-15). He gave up six hits ...
20:32, 05/22/2019

UCLA tops Oklahoma to win 13th national title OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — UCLA is back on top. Kinsley Washington’s RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted the Bruins past Oklahoma 5-4 on Tuesday night, and UCLA won the championship series 2-0. It is the school’s 13th national...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Oklahoma judge to rule on Monday in opioid lawsuit against J&J An Oklahoma judge will rule on Monday on whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a lawsuit by the state's attorney general who argues the drugmaker should be forced to pay $17 billion for fueling the opioid epidemic....
09:32, 08/21/2019

Tornadoes touch down in Texas and Oklahoma as forecasters warn more could hit Tornadoes touched down on Monday in Texas and Oklahoma, where about 6 million people were facing the risk of twisters, hail and other severe weather, officials said....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Pence tours Oklahoma flood damage, pledges help Vice President Mike Pence traveled to storm and flood-ravaged Oklahoma Tuesday, pledging to rebuild parts of the state damaged by flooding. (June 4)        ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

UCLA Walks It Off Against Oklahoma To Win Another Softball National Championship It may not have been quite as dominant as the show of fireworks that they put on in their unbelievable 16-3 Game 1 win, but it was plenty more dramatic. The UCLA Bruins found the bats when they needed them, hit four dingers once again, and walked it ...
22:32, 06/04/2019

For Palestinian Families, ‘No Light at the End of the Tunnel’ The re-election of Benjamin Netanyahu, shortly after he vowed to apply Israeli sovereignty over the West Bank, was the latest blow to Palestinian aspirations for a state....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Boeing to pay $100 million to 737 MAX crash families Boeing has pledged $100 million to help families affected by the fatal crashes of its 737 MAX passenger planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The funds, however, will not go directly to the families....
14:32, 07/03/2019

Now even funerals are livestreamed—and families are grateful Enlarge / A receiving line of guests next to the casket at a funeral in a funeral home. (credit: Getty Images) The call came on January 2. It was early enough in the morning that Natalie Levy probably shouldn’t have been awake—she had recently left...
18:16, 08/03/2019

Three Venezuelan families – a photo essay Silvana Trevale left Venezuela in 2011 but has returned to document the ever worsening crisis that has deeply affected families of every economic status. She was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Joan Wakelin Bursary, administrated in partnership...
02:16, 06/03/2019

Report: US must communicate better with hostage families WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report says the United States must do a better job communicating with families of American hostages held overseas. That includes telling “hard truths” to loved ones about the chances for rescue and clarifying the g...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Why are many of America’s military families going hungry? _____ SAN DIEGO — Dozens of people formed a line outside Dewey Elementary School on a recent Monday, awaiting the arrival of a Feeding San Diego truck that gives out free groceries every other week. The vast majority weren’t homeless or even...
11:32, 07/14/2019

All 62 flats at new hotel to be for low income families Developers behind plans to demolish the "eyesore" Kensington Forum hotel and replace it with an even bigger building have offered to make all the housing in the scheme affordable....
07:48, 05/03/2019

Chelsea Women vs Tottenham Women: London derby will build on World Cup effect, says England star Fran Kirby England Lioness Lioness Fran Kirby says a showcase clash between Chelsea and Tottenham is a "massive opportunity to build on the World Cup effect" and get more girls involved in grassroots football....
04:32, 08/15/2019

From Jackie Aina to the CROWN Coalition, Black Women Lead Glamour’s List of Women Changing the Beauty Industry It’s our turn. That’s the message Glamour magazine is giving black women, with the release of its “Women of the Year All Year” list honoring the biggest influencers in beauty. Of the 12 women the magazine profiled for 2019, eight are black, indicatin...
07:32, 08/16/2019

Russell Westbrook says goodbye to Oklahoma City in touching post Russell Westbrook had spent his entire 11-year career in Oklahoma City. After being traded, he thanked the organization and the community.       ...
21:16, 07/12/2019

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fuelling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
04:00, 05/29/2019

Pilot makes emergency landing in Oklahoma City field OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City firefighters say the pilot of a small plane made an emergency landing along a roadway when the aircraft had mechanical problems heading to an airport. Fire Captain David Macy said the pilot was trying to land the si...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Former Steelers, Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones becomes first player to sign with XFL After serving as a backup to Ben Roethlisberger with the Steelers, Landry Jones is trying to get his football career back on track in the XFL.       ...
23:32, 08/15/2019

Oklahoma State’s wild 6-5 win over Texas Tech forces Game 3 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Noah Sifrit raced home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 on Saturday night to force a deciding Game 3 in the NCAA Super Regional. After Sifrit led off the ninth by drawing a...
20:48, 06/08/2019

Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
11:48, 07/15/2019

Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana face flood of 'historic magnitude' Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday, and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of further rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Teens save 90-year-old woman from burning Oklahoma home Four high school football players made the play of their life — saving a 90-year-old woman whose home was on fire in Oklahoma, according to new reports. Catherine Ritchie, who had lived in the same Sapulpa home for 58 years, was about to turn i...
14:48, 06/07/2019

Flash Floods Shut Down Oklahoma Interstate, Prompt Rescues OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A powerful storm system that spawned dozens of tornado sightings is now causing significant flash flooding in parts of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation shut down Interstate 40 in El Reno, about 25 miles (40 kil...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Alabama beats No. 1 seed Oklahoma to stay alive in WCWS OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Pinch-hitter Caroline Hardy singled to score Kloyee Anderson in the bottom of the eighth and Alabama beat Oklahoma 1-0 in a Women’s College World Series semifinal Sunday. Because Oklahoma was undefeated in the double-elimin...
18:00, 06/02/2019

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement of a state lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals. Cleveland Count District Judge Thad Balkman said Monday ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Richard P. Matsch, 88, Judge in Oklahoma Bombing Case, Is Dead He presided over two trials stemming from the worst act of domestic terrorism, which killed 168 at a federal building, until the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Oklahoma driver goes around roadblocks set up for flooding, ends up crashing into sinkhole A driver in Oklahoma who ignored barricades set up amid ongoing flooding ended up needed to be rescued on Wednesday after crashing into a sinkhole, according to officials....
11:00, 06/02/2019

DCP Midstream shuts pipeline in Grady County, Oklahoma after explosion A natural gas pipeline owned and operated by DCP Midstream in Grady County, Oklahoma, was temporarily shut after an explosion on Tuesday, according to a company spokeswoman....
16:48, 06/18/2019

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing drugmaker John...
21:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 3-DCP Midstream shuts natgas pipeline in Oklahoma after explosion DCP Midstream temporarily shut a natural gas pipeline it owns and operates in Grady County, Oklahoma, after an explosion on Tuesday was caused by work by another company, said a DCP spokeswoman....
22:32, 06/18/2019

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
12:48, 07/15/2019

Oklahoma State, Tulsa agree to 8-year football series TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State and Tulsa have agreed to an eight-year football series. According to Friday’s announcement, Tulsa will host in 2024, 2026, 2028 and 2030, while Oklahoma State will host in the odd years of 2025, 2027, 2029 and...
14:48, 05/10/2019

‘Blocked Off From Civilization’: Floodwaters Turn Oklahoma Town Into an Island Braggs, a town of 259 in rural Oklahoma, has become a virtual island. Floodwaters have nearly surrounded it, cutting off residents, who have formed an ad hoc emergency response network....
18:16, 05/28/2019

Oklahoma Awash: Scenes From the Flooded Arkansas River Basin After record spring rains, Oklahoma’s reservoirs are full and rivers have spilled their banks. With the water still rising, downstream communities are bracing for the worst....
20:48, 05/26/2019

Mike Pence pledges to rebuild after Oklahoma flood damage TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is pledging to rebuild parts of Oklahoma damaged by flooding. Pence, his wife and federal agency heads on Tuesday toured Tulsa-area neighborhoods swamped after the swollen Arkansas River left its banks. D...
16:16, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidem...
12:48, 05/26/2019

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped fuel the U.S. opioid epide...
13:00, 05/26/2019

‘Straight’ Oklahoma man turns pickup rainbow for pride month HULBERT, Okla. (AP) — Self-described “straight, country boy” Cody Barlow believes duct tape really can fix anything, including bigots. The 28-year-old college student from Hulbert, Oklahoma, recently decorated the tailgate of his pickup t...
13:32, 06/11/2019

'We had no idea': overdose victim's dad testifies in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Jo...
12:16, 05/29/2019

Oklahoma State adds Dutch forward Hidde Roessink STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State has added Dutch basketball player Hidde Roessink to its 2019 recruiting class. The school made the announcement Wednesday. Roessink, a 6-foot-10 stretch forward, represented the Netherlands at the FIBA U16 Euro...
12:16, 06/26/2019

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipment and called for new regulations, the U.S. safety regulator said on Wednesday....
17:48, 06/12/2019

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP's crude oil pipeline on Thursday....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an overdose....
03:48, 05/24/2019

Big 12 preseason power rankings: Everyone is chasing Oklahoma, but Texas isn't far behind USA TODAY Sports is ranking every Power Five league from its best team through its worst. Next is the Big 12 Conference led by Oklahoma and Texas.       ...
03:32, 08/13/2019

At least 2 dead, dozens injured as violent tornado rips through Oklahoma At least two people are dead and dozens others injured after a devastating tornado struck El Reno, Oklahoma, on Saturday night. The powerful storm leveled the second story of a motel and killed two people at a mobile home park in the area 26 miles we...
15:32, 05/26/2019

Show hits 2 HRs, throws complete game for Oklahoma State Samantha Show hit two homers and pitched a complete game to help Oklahoma State beat Florida 2-1 in the Women's College World Series        ...
22:16, 05/30/2019

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, at the start of the first trial in lawsuits over the drug abuse crisis....
11:00, 05/28/2019

Violent weather kills three in Missouri, floods rivers in Oklahoma A relentless barrage of violent weather in the central United States left three people dead on Thursday, local media said, as tornadoes raked across southwest Missouri and devastated the state capital, and heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.        ...
12:16, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Air Force moves planes ahead of Oklahoma storms OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on a round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A U.S. Air Force base in Oklahoma has moved aircraft to other military installations and is recommending staff don’t come to...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state's attorney general that the drugmaker helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
13:32, 06/24/2019

Tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma; at least 2 deaths confirmed: reports Severe damage, including fatalities, occurred after a fierce tornado struck in El Reno, Okla., on Saturday night, according to local police and media reports....
09:32, 05/26/2019

High court to hear arguments again in Oklahoma murder case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it will hear arguments a second time in a case involving an Oklahoma man who argued that the state had no right to prosecute him because he is a Native American and the crime occurred on Indian land. The justi...
09:00, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
11:00, 05/26/2019

Oklahoma reaches $85 mln settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals ahead of trial Oklahoma has reached a $85 million settlement agreement with Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ahead of the start of a trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit over the opioid epidemic, the state's attorney general said on Sunday....
11:00, 05/26/2019

Oklahoma braces for the worst: more rain, eroding levees and looters Some much-needed sunshine glistened down on the flood-ridden communities in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma on Friday – only the worst may be yet to come amid unprecedented rain and flooding....
06:32, 06/01/2019

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an entertainment district canal. The Oklahoman reports that the council voted Tuesday to settle a claim fil...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Oklahoma makes final bid to hold J&J responsible for opioid epidemic Oklahoma's attorney general on Wednesday made his final bid to force Johnson & Johnson to pay $17 billion for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic, saying the drugmaker's "egregious" marketing caused an oversupply of addictive drugs and overdose d...
15:48, 07/31/2019

Oklahoma, Arkansas face flood of 'historic magnitude' after storms Thousands of Arkansas and Oklahoma residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of more rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold....
14:48, 05/29/2019

'Incredible' Drone Footage Shows a Tornado Tearing Across Oklahoma I’ve never seen a tornado, and I don’t have much interest. Those things are terrifying. The Midwest saw some 25 tornadoes Tuesday as storms broke out in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas, reports AccuWeather. One tornado, in particular,...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for historic flooding in storm-hit U.S. Midwest Communities along the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas prepared on Wednesday for further flooding, with the mayor of Tulsa urging thousands of residents behind the city's aging levees to be ready to evacuate in the event of a "worst-ca...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Grenfell families sue US companies over deadly fire More than 200 survivors and relatives of many of those killed in the Grenfell Tower fire are taking legal action in the US against three firms over the blaze....
15:32, 06/11/2019

Boeing To Pay $50 Million To 737 MAX Crash Victims' Families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S.......
20:32, 07/17/2019

Pose Reminds Us How Important Chosen Families Are As I’ve noted before, FX’s Pose not only entertains but is out here saving lives. That little young LGBTQ+ child who is confused about their existence and questioning their worth can now turn on their television or streaming service and be greeted wi...
04:00, 08/22/2019

The US is separating families. There's overwhelming evidence that's bad for kids Both children and parents face increased mental health risks when they are separated in the immigration processRecent immigration raids in Mississippi are likely to be followed by more. The raids, which targeted almost 700 Latino immigrants (and by e...
01:00, 08/25/2019

Congress Gives Financial Aid To Families Of Those Killed In UP Shootout A delegation of Congress leaders on Saturday handed over compensation cheques to the families of those killed in a clash over a land dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra....
19:48, 07/27/2019

'Our dad is dead': the families left behind after police shootings This week, a police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner was fired. For most families of African American men killed by police, even partial closure proves terribly elusiveIn America, there is a common conversation between black parents and t...
07:00, 08/24/2019

Why American families are struggling to pay for child care Raising a kid in America is expensive. The cost of child care has nearly tripled since 1990, more than the overall rate of inflation. Watch the video to learn the history of child care in America and how rising costs are impacting families today....
06:16, 05/09/2019

Trump officials discussed deporting families WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting thousands of migrant families who had final deportation orders and removing them from the U.S. in a flashy show of force, but the idea was tabled as the Trump administration grappled ...
18:48, 05/14/2019

Orange, Conn.: A Farm Town for Families The town that developed as a suburb of New Haven and Bridgeport has a range of housing and an annual country fair that ‘pretty much everybody’ attends....
09:16, 05/22/2019

| WATCH: 70 000 families displaced in Paraguay flooding Heavy flooding in Paraguay has displaced 70 000 families and is threatening to further inundate the capital Asuncion in the coming weeks, the country's weather bureau says....
09:16, 05/27/2019

US launches raids targeting migrant families A federal agency has launched a series of raids in nine cities, targeting families of migrants. But officials in the targeted cities have refused to support the raids, with New York's mayor calling them "unsuccessful."...
14:48, 07/14/2019

'Where are they?': families search for Chile’s disappeared prisoners Many went missing between 1973 and 1990 during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet – and relatives are still seeking answersIt has been 43 years since Cesar Cerda, a member of Chile’s Communist party, was dragged off by agents of Augusto Pinochet’s ...
00:49, 08/14/2019

| Mozambique families count cyclone cost Soaking mattresses, bent corrugated iron sheets, some wooden chairs and two slender chickens are about all that Assan Madal and his wife Maria Mendosa were able salvage from the wreckage of their wood and mud home....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Families of Ethiopian Airlines victims sue Boeing The families of Canadians killed in the Ethiopian Airlines crash last month have launched a lawsuit against plane maker Boeing. (April 29)        ...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
14:16, 07/03/2019

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
09:16, 07/16/2019

Turkey: Families seek their abducted relatives More than 100,000 people lost their jobs in the aftermath of the attempted coup in Turkey in 2016. Some of them are believed to have been abducted and murdered. There are people who are still missing without a trace....
15:48, 08/04/2019

Military families honored with baby shower TUCSON-  Several expectant parents at the Morris Air National Guard were honored with a baby shower on National Armed Forces Day. “I love this,” said Pamela Rodgers. “We can’t do enough for the military. We just can’t.&#...
20:16, 05/18/2019

Families at forefront for Hall of Fame inductions Families will be at the forefront for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's induction ceremonies next month. Four of the eight members of the class of 2019 will have relatives present them for induction: Kevin Mawae, Johnny Robinson, Ed Reed and Tony....
10:32, 07/19/2019

Pima County searching for more foster families TUCSON – Arizona is in desperate need of foster families as more children enter the system. “Being able to have our son is big for me,” Michael, a Tucson foster parent said. “Being a father…Just like my dad.” Micha...
23:16, 07/02/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C....
00:48, 07/18/2019

South Williamsburg, Brooklyn: Where Families Are Out in Force These days you can’t walk far without spotting a new Montessori school or a child’s hair salon. So much for the area’s reputation for grimy authenticity....
12:00, 06/19/2019

‘May I Give You a Hug?’ How El Paso Is Supporting the Families of Victims Yvonne Loya sat against a metal railing on a curb overlooking the Walmart. She held her head in her hands as her kids worked on a poster with colored markers on the concrete in front of her, with no respite from the sun in the nearly hundred-degree d...
03:16, 08/07/2019

U.S. targets families for deportation to discourage migrants U.S. immigration authorities want to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally to discourage the surging numbers of Central Americans arriving from Mexico, a government official leading the effort said on Wednesday....
12:48, 06/19/2019

Report: US to target 2,000 migrant families on Sunday Officials have told US media that a major operation to arrest thousands of illegal immigrants is coming. The Trump administration has asked for an even harder crackdown than the Department of Homeland Security requested....
15:16, 06/21/2019

No 'day in court': U.S. deportation orders blindside some families Carin, a 39-year-old subsistence farmer from Honduras, crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her two sons late last year. They had fled after her political organizing led to threats of violence, she said, and intended to claim asylum....
05:32, 07/26/2019

Boeing to pay $100m to families of 737 Max aircraft victims US manufacturer faces dozens of lawsuits over accidents that killed 346 people US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has said it will pay $100m (£80,000) to families and communities affected by the two crashes involving its 737 Max aircraft, in which 346 p...
13:48, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 2-DCP Midstream shuts pipeline in Grady County, Oklahoma after explosion A natural gas pipeline owned and operated by DCP Midstream in Grady County, Oklahoma, was temporarily shut after an explosion on Tuesday, according to a company spokeswoman....
16:32, 06/18/2019

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company’s involvement in fueling the opioid epidemic....
20:16, 05/26/2019

Mother of naked teen killed by Oklahoma police seeks answers EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The mother of an unarmed teenager who was naked when police in Oklahoma fatally shot him says she wants more answers about her son’s death. Vickie Lewis says the only time she has heard from police in the Oklahoma City subu...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Continental Resources to drop seven rigs in Oklahoma citing efficiency gains Independent shale producer Continental Resources on Tuesday said it will decrease the number of rigs it operates in Oklahoma to 12 from 19 this year, citing improved productivity....
10:16, 08/06/2019

U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday in the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fu...
14:16, 05/29/2019

Heavy rain prompts high water rescues in Oklahoma City OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Heavy rains are flooding streets and prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as another round of severe storms passes through. The National Weather Service reports up to 1.5 inches (3.8 centimeters) of rain fell during a 30...
13:32, 06/06/2019

Rattlesnake, uranium, and whiskey found in stolen car during Oklahoma traffic stop Police in Oklahoma say they found a rattlesnake, radioactive powdered uranium and an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe whiskey during a traffic stop.        ...
08:32, 07/12/2019

Oklahoma towns evacuated after runaway barges break loose, threaten to hit dam Several towns in Oklahoma and Kansas were evacuated Wednesday after two barges broke loose, floated down the swollen Arkansas River, and threatened to hit a dam, authorities said....
02:32, 05/23/2019

Oklahoma boys' lemonade stand robbed, phone stolen, police say A group of boys in Oklahoma who turned to a summertime staple to make extra cash ended up becoming victims of a crime when a man robbed their lemonade stand....
14:32, 06/19/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Johnson....
13:16, 06/24/2019

Plan to house migrant children at Oklahoma army base halted The Trump administration no longer needs to detain migrant children at an Oklahoma Army base and preparations to house them there have stopped, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said in a statement....
02:48, 07/28/2019

She was kidnapped by her stepfather as a child in Oklahoma, held captive 19 years. Then she escaped. _____ An Oklahoma man kidnapped his stepdaughter as a child, repeatedly raped and abused her, fathered her nine children and threatened her with violence during the almost 20 years he held her captive, authorities said. Henri Michelle Piette, 63, was...
17:48, 06/15/2019

Naked high schooler was unarmed when Oklahoma police fatally shot him Police said 17-year-old Isaiah Mark Lewis was shot after fighting with two officers who first used a stun gun on himA naked 17-year-old high schooler was not armed when he was fatally shot by police after breaking into a home, authorities in the Okla...
20:32, 05/01/2019

Oklahoma: two killed and 29 hurt in tornado as storms death toll climbs Week of storms and flooding across southern plains statesMotel near Oklahoma City destroyed in ‘traumatic event’A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others, auth...
10:32, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 3-Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state's attorney general that the drugmaker helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
15:32, 06/24/2019

Getting to face Alabama is focus for Jalen Hurts after being named Oklahoma starter Jalen Hurts is officially the starting quarterback for Oklahoma. Now the Alabama transfer would love to face Alabama in the College Football Playoff.       ...
14:48, 08/19/2019

Flooded Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for more rain; Southeast gets record heat Flooded Arkansas and Oklahoma were bracing for more rain that will feed the already swollen Arkansas River, forecasters said on Monday, as Missouri deployed the National Guard in anticipation of further storms....
17:00, 05/27/2019

Oklahoma City police say shooting of naked and unarmed teen was justified Attorneys representing an Oklahoma City suburb say police were justified when they shot and killed a naked and unarmed black teenager who authorities believed had committed a home invasion....
16:48, 08/08/2019

Texas, Oklahoma brace for large hail, damaging winds, tornadoes Forecasters warn of possible tornadoes, hail and damaging winds, along a 350-mile wide swath of territory straddling the Texas-Oklahoma border.        ...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Dozens rescued from Oklahoma floods as storms swamp central U.S.: officials Dozens of people were rescued from rising waters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms generating tornadoes and heavy rain roared through central United States on Tuesday....
11:00, 05/21/2019

Oklahoma City bombing trial judge Richard Matsch dies at 88 DENVER (AP) — The no-nonsense federal judge who gained national respect overseeing the Oklahoma City bombing trials has died. The clerk of Colorado’s federal court, Jeffrey Colwell, says U.S. District Judge Richard Matsch died on Sunday. He was...
10:32, 05/28/2019

J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug cr...
17:00, 05/28/2019

Powerful EF3 tornado kills 2, injures 29 in Oklahoma town recovering from flooding A deadly tornado ripped through an Oklahoma City suburb Saturday night, destroying a motel and causing massive damage.        ...
13:16, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, at the start of the first trial in lawsuits over the drug abuse crisis....
09:48, 05/28/2019

Oklahoma cowboys ride in to save hundreds of animals from unprecedented flooding For the past two weeks, farmers in Oklahoma have wincingly witnessed unprecedented floods decimate decades of history, their ranches, their livestock, their livelihoods. But a group of four longtime friends and cowboys have set aside their own day jo...
07:32, 06/03/2019

UCLA walks off in Game 2 vs. Oklahoma to win 13th national championship in softball UCLA won its 13th national championship in softball, and first since 2010, on Kinsley Washington's walk-off single in Game 2 against Oklahoma.        ...
23:48, 06/04/2019

Oklahoma reels, Missouri declares state of emergency from storm, floods Dozens of people were rescued from rising floodwaters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms unleashing tornadoes and heavy rain roared through the central United States on Tuesday....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Police hunt Oklahoma couple fleeing child abuse charges Law enforcement in Oklahoma and Missouri are hunting a man and a woman charged with multiple counts of child abuse after they fled from Oklahoma to Missouri last month....
01:32, 07/04/2019

Flooding prompts dramatic water rescues after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas A significant severe weather outbreak erupted across the central and southern Plains into Tuesday unleashing drenching rain, flash flooding and at least two dozen tornadoes....
13:48, 05/21/2019

Interest dims in Oklahoma shale play as drilling results disappoint It promised to be the next great shale play, but an oil-and-gas-rich area of central and south Oklahoma has confounded many of the producers lured there, with one of its biggest champions warning that its business may struggle to survive....
04:16, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 4-Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
13:32, 07/15/2019

Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Texas as forecasters warn more perilous weather could hit An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled “particularly dangerous” swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes....
06:00, 05/21/2019

NY Dems said new housing rule would hurt immigrant families NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic members of Congress from New York are calling on federal housing officials to withdraw plans for a new rule that could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing. The Congress members said in a letter to...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Families of El Paso Victims Waited in Anguish After Shooting Relatives had confirmed the identities of some people killed inside a Walmart on Saturday, but the city did not release a list until Monday afternoon....
19:48, 08/05/2019

Indian Embassy In UAE To extend Its Services To Families In Mussafah The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi would soon start its consular services in the industrial area of Mussafah, benefiting thousands of blue-collar workers and families residing in the district, according......
02:16, 06/15/2019

How China intimidates Uighurs abroad by threatening their families Uighurs living in the US and Europe have told DW that Chinese authorities are going after family members still living in China to suppress activism by the Uighur community living abroad....
11:00, 07/11/2019

Families seek answers for US rise in childhood cancers Parents whose children have died from cancer are teaming up with scientists to study any correlations between toxicants and illness Soccer was a huge passion in Oliver Strong’s young life. Right up to his death from acute myeloid leukemia in June 201...
02:48, 07/30/2019

Two families suing after disfigured patient is mis-ID'd, taken off life support Two Chicago families filed a lawsuit against both the Chicago Police Department and Mercy Hospital Wednesday after an unconscious, facially disfigured man was misidentified by the agencies and eventually taken off life support by a family that was no...
03:32, 07/04/2019

Grenfell families file US lawsuit over cladding and insulation Bereaved and survivors seeking damages potentially worth hundreds of millions The families of 69 victims and 177 survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster have launched legal action in the US against the manufacturers of the cladding and insulation us...
23:48, 06/11/2019

US military families face challenges getting healthcare for kids American families with military health insurance may be more likely to experience difficulties with access to healthcare than civilian families with other types of medical benefits, a U.S. study suggests....
18:48, 08/05/2019

Trump meets with families of Japanese abducted by N. Korea TOKYO (AP) — Families of Japanese who were abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s have thanked President Donald Trump for his sympathy and for meeting with them while visiting Japan. Trump, on a four-day state visit, met the relatives on Mond...
03:00, 05/27/2019

How much money do rich families spend to get their kids into college? A CNBC survey of America’s millionaire population found that, on average, they spent less than $1,000 to increase their child’s college entrance odds.       ...
16:16, 06/14/2019

How to help families and children at the border: Volunteer, donate, speak out There are plenty of ways to help aid families and individuals at the border, and plenty of organizations that need your help.        ...
16:32, 06/26/2019

Kid-friendly Grand Canyon: Here are the 6 best activities for families at the South Rim Ride a bike or a mule, stay up late and look for shooting stars, take a kid-friendly hike down the South Kaibab Trail or become a Junior Ranger.       ...
18:48, 06/26/2019

The last day of Passover: Two families, one shared tragedy at Poway synagogue It was around 11:15 a.m. on Saturday, April 27. Inside Chabad of Poway, someone started shooting. For two families, reuniting was paramount.        ...
08:16, 05/09/2019

Nurse charged with killing 100 patients apologizes to families BERLIN — A former nurse on trial on allegations he killed 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany apologized to his victims’ relatives in a final statement to the court Wednesday, saying he realized how much pain and suffering he had caused...
09:48, 06/05/2019

As Trump threatens tariffs, migrant families keep coming EL PASO, Texas (AP) — U.S. authorities are overstretched and overwhelmed by an unprecedented surge of Central American families arriving at the southern border. It is against that backdrop that President Donald Trump threatened this week to slap tari...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Biopics trashed by families, friends and fans – ranked! JRR Tolkien’s family have disowned the forthcoming biopic, starring Nicholas Hoult, but they are far from the only clan disenchanted with films about their loved onesJulian Assange wrote a letter to Benedict Cumberbatch urging the actor not to play h...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Watch: Families’ wild brawl at Disneyland goes viral A group of violent tourists turned Disneyland into the scrappiest place on earth. Horrifying video captures an all-out brawl in front of kids and families at the California theme park — with one heavyset guy repeatedly punching women in the fac...
18:00, 07/08/2019

In Shift, U.S. Vows to More Aggressively Deport Migrant Families Mark Morgan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said the stepped-up deportations were necessary to deter migrants at the southwestern border....
16:48, 06/04/2019

More Than 900 Migrant Children Have Been Separated From Their Families Over Past Year Separations of migrant families are continuing in substantial numbers, often for reasons as simple as a parent with a traffic ticket, the American Civil Liberties Union reported....
22:48, 07/30/2019

'Succession' shows media dynasties are just families, only much worse "Succession" somehow makes the high-stakes machinations of self-centered, awful, filthy rich people a whole lot of fun. Like "Billions," it feels like a series narrowly calibrated to the times, while offering juicy parallels to the life and career of...
07:34, 08/12/2019

With museums, hiking and history, Santa Fe is full of fun for families If you go, you should consider seeing the touristy side but then immersing yourself in the more authentic part of New Mexico's capital.       ...
12:48, 08/05/2019

ACLU says over 900 children separated from families at US border since last summer The American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal judge to block the Trump administration from separating migrant children from their parents, claiming that more than 900 children, "including numerous babies and toddlers," have been separated since ...
20:48, 07/30/2019

More than 900 children separated from families since stop ordered, says ACLU Group said in court filing 911 children had been separated at border since June 2018 order, and one in every five is under age fiveThe American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said more than 900 children have been separated from their families at the bo...
21:16, 07/30/2019

Australia repatriating 8 youth from Islamic State families Australia’s prime minister says 8 Australian children and grandchildren of 2 slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Living In: Orange, Conn.: A Farm Town for Families The town that developed as a suburb of New Haven and Bridgeport has a range of housing and an annual country fair that ‘pretty much everybody’ attends....
04:00, 05/22/2019

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants, was on track after a dela...
17:48, 07/12/2019

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of......
18:48, 07/12/2019

Japan court orders gov't to pay families of leprosy patients A Japanese court ordered the government to pay $3.4 million to more than 500 descendants of leprosy patients who were segregated and quarantined in sanitariums for decades....
09:48, 06/28/2019

Boeing to give $50 million to families of crash victims Boeing announced Wednesday that it will be tasking Kenneth Feinberg, who is known for managing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, and Camille Barrows to distribute its fund to the family of victims of the 737 Max crashes. CNBC's Phil L...
08:32, 07/17/2019

Sri Lanka Bombers Secured Unusual Source of Help: Their Families Unlike many terrorist organizations, Islamic State draws wives and children into attacks such as the spate of bombings on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka. This makes the deadly violence even harder for security officials to spot and contain....
18:48, 05/03/2019

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little room for dissent....
08:16, 07/13/2019

Five years on, flight MH17 families call for justice Family members of those aboard the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 called on Wednesday for those responsible to be brought to justice, as they marked the fifth anniversary of the tragedy....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Boeing Promises $100 Million To Help Families Affected By 737 MAX Crashes Boeing on Wednesday said it would give $100 million to organizations to help families affected by the deadly crashes of the company's 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
10:00, 07/03/2019

FC Tucson with big soccer promotion for families at Friday’s game TUCSON – The FC Tucson pro soccer team is back home at the Kino Sports Complex this Friday against Orlando City B. Families are excited about the big promotion.  If you buy tickets online at WWW.TICKETMASTER.COM/FCTUCSON , you can get a Sonoran...
22:16, 05/28/2019

Families Of Soldiers Killed In Pulwama Given Rs 1 Crore In Aid: Centre Families of the 40 CRPF soldiers killed in the Pulwama terror attack have been provided with compensation and monetary benefits amounting to nearly Rs 1 crore, Union Minister Nityanand Rai said in......
05:00, 07/17/2019

Families Go Deep in Debt to Stay in the Middle Class Wages stalled but costs haven’t, so people increasingly rent or finance what their parents might have owned outright. The unreachable goal for some: becoming a homeowner....
09:48, 08/01/2019

ICE Is Expanding Its Bullshit DNA Testing to Find 'Fraudulent Families' U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is expanding its pilot program testing the DNA of immigrant families to prove their relationship and detect so-called “fraudulent families,” according to documents posted to the Federal Business Opportunities ...
17:16, 05/29/2019

Boeing sets aside $100 million for families of 737 Max crash victims The funds will be available over the next several years and are not part of any compensation Boeing may have to pay to those who sue the company for damages related to accidents....
10:32, 07/03/2019

Boeing to pay $100M to families, communities of 737 crash victims Airplane manufacturer Boeing on Wednesday said it will pay $100 million to families and communities impacted by two recent, deadly crashes of the company’s 737 Max planes. The airline will donate the money to local governments and nonprofit org...
02:32, 07/04/2019

Here's What Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's Families Think of Their Possible Divorce Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth may be broken up, but as far as their families are concerned, this isn't over till it's over. After all, it's been ten years of break ups and......
19:00, 08/16/2019

Boeing pledges $100M for families of 737 Max crash victims Aviation giant Boeing said Wednesday it's setting aside $100 million for families and communities affected by two crashes of its 737 Max 8 that killed 346 people....
13:32, 07/03/2019

Journalists reunited with families after 500 days in Myanmar prison Two journalists jailed in Myanmar for breaking state-secrets laws while investigating a Rohingya massacre have been reunited with their families after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
05:32, 05/07/2019

Flood In Mizoram Claims 5 Lives, 1,000 Families Affected At least 1,000 families have been evacuated as raging waters of the Khawthlangtuipui river flooded 32 villages in Lunglei district of Mizoram, while rain-related incidents led to the death of five......
10:16, 07/15/2019

Two French Families Sue Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines Disaster Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers said on Tuesday....
06:16, 05/22/2019

Your Money: Families need to brush up on student loan literacy For Americans worried about the escalating price of a college education, here's good news: Tuition for the typical family barely budged in the past year, following years of out-of-control U.S.......
21:00, 07/22/2019

AP sources: Trump officials discussed deporting families WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting migrant families around the country who had final deportation orders and removing them from the U.S. in a flashy show of force. That’s according to two Homeland Security officia...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Families fear for their relatives in India-administered Kashmir The Kashmir conflict has split families apart for decades. Now as tensions have been reignited, families in Pakistan-administered Kashmir are worried about their relatives on the Indian side of the border....
11:32, 08/15/2019

Griezmann's move to Barcelona 'known since March', says CEO "Atletico Madrid have known that forward Antoine Griezmann would join Barcelona this summer since March, according to club chief executive Gil Martin."...
16:00, 06/12/2019

| Zambians march against graft in government Hundreds of people wearing yellow T-shirts rallied in Zambia's capital Lusaka - to kick start a campaign against corruption in President Edgar Lungu's government....
15:16, 07/20/2019

Working in plants is not a ?death march' One of the most vital shifts for Ford is making its plants more interesting places to work, said Michael Mikula, who is tasked with that mission as the automaker's chief engineer of advanced manufacturing....
15:16, 08/06/2019

What’s the point of a Straight Pride march? A men’s group in the US called Super Happy Fun America have asked the city of Boston if it can hold one – and adopted Brad Pitt as a mascot.Name: Straight Pride.Age: At present, still slouching toward Bethlehem to be born. Continue reading......
10:32, 06/05/2019

US job openings jump to nearly 7.5 million in March WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers advertised almost 7.5 million jobs at the end of March, a solid figure that signals hiring will likely remain strong in the months ahead. The Labor Department says job openings rose 4.8% from the previous month, while...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Boeing: No firm orders of the 737 Max since March Boeing announced that there were no firm orders for the 737 Max since March and that the companies deliveries were at its lowest level since 2012. CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" with the details....
05:00, 08/14/2019

MARCH IS SECOND BUSIEST MONTH ON RECORD AT CFE CHICAGO, April 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that March 2010 was the second busiest trading month ever at the Exchange as a total of 217,429 contracts changed hands. For the month, trading volume was up 333 percent w...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Seattle takes to the streets on May Day march Marchers took to the streets in Seattle for the annual May Day demonstration. For the 20th year, the May Day featured a March for Immigrant and Workers Rights. Marchers also went through the heart of Amazon's sprawling campus. (May 1)  ...
01:48, 05/02/2019

Thousands march on May Day with scattered clashes Thousands of workers and activists demanded better working conditions in May Day rallies around the globe, with arrests and clashes in some cities, including Paris, Istanbul and St. Petersburg, Russia. (May 1)        ...
10:32, 05/01/2019

Melbourne 2020 F1 opener set for March 15 Melbourne will host the Australian Grand Prix for the 25th time in 2020 with the season-opener for Formula One's 70th season scheduled for March 15, the sport announced on Saturday....
01:49, 07/06/2019

Vedanta March Quarter Net Profit Down Over 45% Vedanta Ltd on Tuesday reported a 45.5 per cent drop in fourth-quarter profit compared with the same period a year earlier, when it booked a hefty one-time gain....
05:48, 05/07/2019

March for Babies happening Saturday TUCSON – The March for Babies is happening in Tucson on Saturday. It is to raise money for March of Dimes. March of Dimes is a non-profit that helps moms and babies. Courtesy: March of Dimes AZ Twitter March for Babies was the first nationwide ...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Jung hits 13th home run, Texas Tech beats Oklahoma State 8-6 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Josh Jung hit the first pitch of the seventh inning over the center field wall and Texas Tech held off Oklahoma State 8-6 on Friday in the opening game of the Lubbock super regional. Jung, who was drafted No. 8 overall by the Te...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Oklahoma military base set to house migrant childern was once a WWII internment camp A U.S. Army base in Oklahoma that the federal government says will temporarily house children crossing the border without their parents was used during World War II as a Japanese internment camp....
08:00, 06/13/2019

2 dead after tornado rips through mobile home park, motel in Oklahoma: Mayor El Reno Mayor Matt White said during a news conference that “there have been two fatalities at this point in time,” adding that officials are currently working to notify relatives....
07:32, 05/26/2019

Tornado hits near Tulsa, Oklahoma airport as five states brace for severe weather A tornado was spotted near the main airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Tuesday, as 22 million people in the central United States faced a severe weather system that brought hail, heavy rain and flooding, the National Weather Service (NWS) said....
06:16, 05/21/2019

Oklahoma urges judge to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis came to an end....
15:48, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday in the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fu...
14:32, 05/29/2019

U.S. to house unaccompanied migrant children at Oklahoma's Fort Sill Army base Up to 1,4000 unaccompanied migrant children will be temporarily housed at Fort Sill Army base in Oklahoma, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday....
21:16, 06/11/2019

Oklahoma high school graduates fall ill during Dominican Republic trip, parent says A graduation trip to the Dominican Republic for a group of Oklahoma teens took a turn earlier this month when part of the group became mysteriously ill during their stay in the Caribbean nation, where at least nine Americans have died while vacationi...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Oklahoma set to reap rewards after Jalen Hurts developed as passer while Alabama backup Jalen Hurts was a prolific winner at Alabama before being benched due to passing deficiencies. Now at Oklahoma with Lincoln Riley, can he blossom?       ...
12:00, 07/10/2019

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook eyeing Miami Heat Oklahoma City star point guard Russell Westbrook is open to being traded by Thunder general manager Sam Presti after the departure of co-star Paul George....
19:48, 07/08/2019

Oklahoma man arrested for allegedly raping 4-year-old girl in McDonald's restroom An Oklahoma man was arrested for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl in a McDonald's restroom Tuesday afternoon while she was on a field trip.        ...
18:32, 07/18/2019

Oklahoma man who installed secret cameras in ‘staggering’ number of homes gets life sentence A man who pleaded guilty to installing secret cameras in a “staggering” number of homes in Oklahoma County while working for a security company over the last five years was given a life sentence Wednesday, according to a report....
12:32, 08/22/2019

Oklahoma Jimmy Buffett fans mysteriously fall ill while vacationing in Dominican Republic A group of Jimmy Buffett-diehards from Oklahoma were sick as hell in paradise — the latest in an ever-growing list of tourists to be sickened during a jaunt to the Dominican Republic, a report said. Dana Flowers, a travel agent who vacationed to Punt...
10:16, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday in the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fu...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Watch: Russell Westbrook thanks fans at Oklahoma comedy show after trade to Rockets All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook thanked Oklahoma City Thunder fans at a comedy show he was hosting Thursday night after he learned he was being traded to the Houston Rockets....
12:32, 07/12/2019

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather in the region....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Update: Oklahoma man arrested after estranged wife found dead in passenger seat ELOY, Ariz. – Eloy Police Department is investigating a man after a dead woman was found in his passenger seat during a traffic stop. An Eloy Police Detective pulled over 70-year-old Rodney Puckett from Sand Springs, Oklahoma near Toltec Road a...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Crew of tanker seized by Iran have spoken to families: owners The owners of a British-flagged oil tanker seized last week by Iran said crew members had been able to talk directly to their families for a limited time and all those on board were reported to be safe and well....
12:16, 07/25/2019

Families and Ethiopian farmers feel in the dark over Boeing's aid offer A week after Boeing Co offered $100 million to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Ethiopia and Indonesia, affected farmers in Ethiopia, victims' relatives and the Kenyan and Ethiopian governments say...
14:48, 07/11/2019

Candlelighters camp welcomes children, families affected by cancer MT. LEMMON — On a ropes course in the wilderness, 7-year-old Evan Wedeking is finding his way. Evan has Rhabdomyosarcoma, cancer of the soft tissue in his left cheek. “I thought my whole world came crashing down,” Evan’s mom M...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Community helps military families with school supplies donation TUCSON — Tons of school supplies filled tables inside The 3000 Club, a Tucson thrift store on the southwest side Saturday. Air Force Veteran, Aimee Hanebeck, is taking advantage of a school supply donation provided by The 3000 Club and the Amer...
20:16, 08/03/2019

When coal jobs leave an Appalachian town, what happens to the families left behind? The closing of the Blackjewel mines has left dozens of miners and their families in Eastern Kentucky trying to figure out their futures.       ...
08:48, 07/31/2019

| 'P is for protest': Hong Kong families join pro-democracy rally Armed with balloons and strollers, several hundred families have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to show support for pro-democracy protests that are now in their third month....
07:16, 08/10/2019

Captain arrested in Hungary boat accident as families arrive Hungarian police have detained the captain of a cruise ship that collided with and sank a sightseeing boat packed with South Korean tourists on the Danube River in Budapest...
01:16, 05/31/2019

Opposition Candidates From Erstwhile Royal Families Defeated In Election As the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party swept the parliamentary election, opposition candidates from erstwhile royal families failed to hold their fort....
16:16, 05/24/2019

Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S. compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's large...
15:00, 07/17/2019

Bill For 5% Job Quota To Dead Soldiers' Families Introduced In Lok Sabha A private member bill seeking to provide one-time lump sum honorarium of Rs 2 crore, free railway passes and reservation up to 5 per cent in private and public jobs for dependents of dead soldiers of......
00:00, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 6-Boeing to make $50 mln in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S. compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's large...
15:32, 07/17/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Detained On Way To Visit Families Of 10 Shot Dead In UP Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was stopped and detained in Uttar Pradesh on Friday on her way to a village in Sonbhadra where 10 people were killed in a shootout this week over a land dispute. The Congress......
00:16, 07/19/2019

Trump administration pushes to speed up cases of migrant families Immigrants can get permits to work legally in the United States once their asylum applications are pending before a judge for six months, which many with fast-tracked cases won’t get to do, lawyers said....
20:48, 08/03/2019

| WATCH | Christchurch victims and families seek healing at Hajj After surviving the shootings at Christchurch that killed 51 people and injured dozens in March, victims and their families searched for peace and relief at this year's Hajj pilgrimage....
02:48, 08/09/2019

Power crisis turns night into day for Zimbabwe's firms and families Around 9 p.m., a siren pierces the pitch-black night at the Willowvale industrial park in Zimbabwe, signaling that power has been restored after a day-long outage....
16:48, 08/01/2019

Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisis Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on Friday, the agency said....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Mother’s Day Is Tough For Families Of Crystal Rogers And Savannah Spurlock (LEX 18) – On Sunday mothers are celebrated for their hard work and selflessness in raising their kids. But this day is especially tough for the families of two central Kentucky moms who are missing. Relatives of both Crystal Rogers and Savanna...
18:32, 05/12/2019

UN chief extends condolences to families of China landslide casualties United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has extended his condolences to the families of those killed in Sunday’s landslides, in the southern Chinese province of Guizhou, following heavy rains....
09:16, 07/29/2019

Italy accepts migrant families rescued by Sea-Watch ship Rome had blocked a rescue ship from entering Italian territorial waters. But the coast guard then agreed to help families on board and take them to Lampedusa....
01:16, 05/18/2019

UT-Austin to offer free tuition to students whose families make less than $65K Somewhere, Bernie Sanders is smiling. The University of Texas at Austin is going to be offering free tuition next semester to in-state students whose families make less than $65,000 a year. The move was announced Tuesday after the school’s Syst...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Families hide as U.S. launches small scale immigration raids Immigrants and their advocates were on standby for mass arrests, but by early evening there were reports of only a few low-profile operations in cities including New York, Denver and Miami....
19:00, 07/14/2019

U.S. launches small-scale immigration raids as families hide U.S. authorities launched small-scale operations seeking to arrest undocumented immigrants over the weekend in an apparent start to President Donald Trump's vow to launch mass deportation round-ups across the United States....
21:32, 07/14/2019

Over 2,500 needy families get backpacks at City of Tucson & AZ Bilingual event TUCSON – Over 2,500 backpacks were given out to Tucson-area youngsters at the Annual “Kidz Expo & Back To School” giveaway.  The event is hosted every year by Arizona Bilingual & the City of Tucson. Representatives from the Tucson R...
16:48, 08/04/2019