Oklahoma

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt address employees at the agency's headquarters February 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Pruitt, long a critic of the EPA, faced a contentious confirmation fight in the Senate.

New EPA Head Discusses Removing Environmental Regulations

Scott Pruitt has stressed that the Clean Power Plan and the Clean Air Act’s Water of the United States rule are first in line to be cut.

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Tulsa Cop Who Killed Terence Crutcher Arrested, Released on Bond

Officer Betty Shelby was charged with first-degree manslaughter.

Justice Department Investigating Police Killing of Terence Crutcher

Crutcher was standing beside his stalled vehicle with his hands up when he was shot and killed by Tulsa police.

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John Legend, Tika Sumpter Creating Series About Tulsa's 'Black Wall Street'

The series will examine Tulsa’s Greenwood neighborhood, one of the wealthiest Black enclaves in early-20th century America.

Volunteer Deputy Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

Robert Bates says he meant to stun Eric Harris, not kill him.

Jury Finds Tulsa Volunteer Deputy Guilty of Killing Unarmed Black Man

Septuagenarian Robert Bates says he meant to stun Eric Harris, not shoot him.

Obama on Bill Cosby Scandal: America 'Should Have No Tolerance For Rape'

The president weighed in on the conversation about Bill Cosby, admonishing rape while also saying he cannot revoke the comedian’s Presidential Medal of Honor. 

Two University of Oklahoma Students Expelled for Racist Chant

The school is still reeling.

State Rep: Muslims Are 'Cancer That Must Be Cut From American Society'

And he’s not apologizing.

Oklahoma Cop Held on Rape Charges Also Accused of Wrongful Death

Holtzclaw is accused of hogtying a black man ‘with malicious intent.’

Two Men Were Married in Oklahoma, Where Gay Marriage is Constitutionally Forbidden

It has everything to do with tribal sovereignty.

Oklahoma's Latinos Join Recovery Effort Amid State's Cultural Change

Citizenship has become a key factor in people’s decisions about whether or not to seek help in recovery.

Advocates Call Oklahoma's Sharia Law Ban Unconsitutional

Because, you know, Islamic extremism in America’s Bible Belt is simply out of hand.