TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – A group of Northeastern State University students staged a protest Friday afternoon, saying the school is not investigating sexual assault allegations, addressing poor housing conditions, or providing adequate access to facilities for handicapped individuals.
OKLAHOMA CITY — As hopes faded and execution seemed imminent, Gov. Kevin Stitt on Thursday spared the life of condemned inmate Julius Jones.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma National Guard members could find their careers in jeopardy if they refuse to comply with the Pentagon’s deadline to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a Department of Defense official said Wednesday.
With Julius Jones’ Nov. 18 execution date creeping closer, an unlikely group has come to the forefront to vocally advocate for his clemency: pro-death penalty Republicans.
DANVERS, Mass. – The Boston lawyer known for representing sex abuse victims Thursday urged the state Attorney General’s Office to investigate accusations of racist and sexual abuse by last year’s Danvers High School varsity hockey team.
MONTGOMERY — When Claudette Colvin was pulled off a bus by police and jailed for refusing to give up her seat to a white woman at age 15, she didn't care about the consequences that could follow.
Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Secretary Jen Smith on Tuesday heard stories from local stakeholders who have spent the pandemic battling the substance abuse epidemic.
Cambria County Drug and Alcohol Program, county officials and stakeholders on local efforts to manage the addiction crisis meet with Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Secretary Jen Smith at the Behavioral Health of Cambria County Central Park Complex conference room on Tuesday, Novembe…
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Two men accused of attacking a newspaper reporter at a meeting of residents who oppose this northwest Michigan public schools' mask mandate for students and staff have been charged in the case.
The struggle for racial justice has touched Alan Cashaw’s entire life. One year after George Floyd’s murder by a police officer, Cashaw said inertia rooted in “underlying biases” remains an obstacle.
Facebook’s Oversight Board has both applauded and admonished Facebook for clamping a gag order on former President Trump the day after his supporters laid siege to the national Capitol.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A gunman killed five children, ages 1 to 9, and his 24-year-old brother in a mass shooting early Tuesday at a home in Muskogee, Oklahoma, where they all lived together, along with the mother of the children.
The violent mob that stormed the national Capitol Wednesday repulsed many voters who supported President Trump’s reelection but the insurrection did not demoralize his zealots in America’s heartland.
First-time Illinois Congresswoman Mary Miller could have drawn from the collective wisdom of countless thoughtful Americans as she addressed the group "Moms for America" at President Trump’s rally in Washington on Tuesday.
Molly Ivins, the feisty Texas columnist and author, described herself thusly before succumbing to breast cancer 13 years ago: “I spent most of my life feeling like I’ve been shot out of a cannon.”
My grandfather, Harry S. Truman, initiated the protocols for the peaceful transfer of presidential power as we know them today. He invited President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower to send over his Cabinet and staff so they could kick the tires, as it were -- be briefed by their predecessors, attend meetings, try out the office chairs.
Following the announcement Saturday that Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States, President Donald Trump ought to concede and leave office with more dignity than he has shown as commander-in-chief.
President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden are intensifying their efforts to persuade uncommitted voters to pick sides in the closing days of the presidential election campaign.
Claudia Swisher loves casting her ballot in person on Election Day, but this year COVID-19 health concerns are keeping her away from the polls.
Last week many people noticed a strange, smokey sky over much of the country, not realizing why it was there. The haze was smoke carried across the U.S. by the jet stream from the giant wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington.
The sun sets with a muted glow over Niagara Falls, New York, earlier this week, showing the effects of a milky sky caused by diffuse clouds of smoke from the West Coast wildfires traveling across the U.S. on jet stream winds.
WESTERN WILDFIRES, EASTERN SUNSET: Sun sets with a muted glow from diffuse clouds of smoke from West Coast wildfires traveling across the U.S. on jet stream winds.
Sun sets in Niagara Falls, N. Y., this week with muted glow against milky sky caused by smoky residue from the West Coast wildfires that traveled across the U.S. on jet stream winds.
NORMAN -- Oklahoma University’s football team canceled practice Friday to march lockstep from the stadium to the campus Unity Garden to protest racial injustice and the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
STATE COLLEGE – Football is inching closer to starting. The Big Ten Conference on Wednesday announced a 10-game, league-only schedule for its 14 programs.
INDIANAPOLIS – Federal health officials report a disproportionate number of coronavirus deaths occur in the nation’s nursing homes, but the agency tracking their morbidity rates maintains a database riddled with incomplete information and errors.
GROVELAND, Mass. – This unpretentious Massachusetts town joined the national concern over racism this week when a white man resident told a young Black woman resident she made him feel unsafe driving through his neighborhood.
Elene H. McClimans, 86, of New Castle passed away on Dec. 4, 2021, at Rhodes Estates. Born on March 14, 1935, in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late John A. Macko and Helen (Bohizic) Macko Alfredo. On Sept. 13, 1963, she married her husband of 57 years, Paul M. McClimans. He precede…
Ralph H. Goist, 83, of Garrett Road, New Wilmington, formerly of New Bedford, passed away at home on Dec. 3, 2021. He was born in New Bedford on March 27, 1938, to the late Otto and Mabel Stevenson Goist. He married Joyce Bailik Goist on April 28, 1962. Ralph retired from Ohio Edison and ser…