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El Salvador trip holds family connection for governor's aide

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is traveling to El Salvador to learn firsthand what is prompting...

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Judge defends Obama expansion of national monument in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A judge has defended former President Barack Obama's expansion of a national monument in Oregon, ruling...

Business

The Latest: UK lawmakers vote to avert 'no-deal' Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local):11:20 p.m.Britain's House of Commons...

Business

Singapore carrier grounds 2 Boeing 787-10 jets after checks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore Airlines has grounded two of its Boeing 787-10 aircraft due to engine issues, the carrier said...

Business

Oklahoma officials to highlight Route 66 in tourism push

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Route 66 will be the focus of promotions in Oklahoma as officials work to boost the state's tourism...

Business

OKC airport begins work on expanded terminal, new gates

Construction has begun at Will Rogers World Airport to expand the terminal and add four gates. Passengers and visitors to the...

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Wow Air failure strands thousands of passengers

Iceland's Wow Air has stopped flights, stranding thousands of passengers. Its website says Wow Air has ceased...

Business

Southwest Airlines loses $150 million amid Boeing 737 Max 8 grounding and other disruptions

Southwest Airlines’ grounding of its 34 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets has contributed to $150 million in lost revenue for the company,...

Sports

Getting home from South Carolina was not easy

Spending the night in the Atlanta airport and taking an Uber from Dallas were only part of the adventures in getting home

Business

Rail extension to Kansas included in Amtrak proposal

An extension of passenger rail service from Oklahoma City to Kansas is included in Amtrak’s Fiscal Year 2020 grant request...

Sports

Carolina's Horseshoe brings serenity to an urban campus

From the capitol to the campus, Columbia has history and beauty

Sports

Ballparks and a street festival in downtown Columbia

Touring historic Columbia unveiled all kinds of great treasures

Sports

Reality show feel comes to a pizza joint in Columbia

Google maps betrayed me in the morning, and a moral dilemma struck in the evening

Sports

What adventures await in Columbia, South Carolina?

Historic Columbia hosting NCAA Tournament, and it's a fresh venue for Oklahomans

Life

State parks offer spring activities for kids

Spring begins Wednesday, but spring break begins for most everyone Monday. Now, many of us have seen spring break plans follow...

Sports

KC has retained its baseball history, even in an empty lot

Municipal Stadium, where Kansas City teams from the Monarchs to the Chiefs played, is gone, but history is preserved at the...

Business

Southwest, the biggest user of Boeing's 737 MAX 8, will keep using the aircraft

Countries and airlines around the world have grounded Boeing's 737 MAX 8 aircraft following the second crash in less than a...

Life

Vatican next year to open archives on wartime Pius XII

VATICAN CITY — Declaring that the church "isn't afraid of history," Pope Francis said Monday he has decided to open up the...

Life

Back to his roots: Hockney landscapes adorn Van Gogh Museum

AMSTERDAM — A new exhibition at Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum highlights the influences of the tormented Dutch master on the...

Parkinson's patients find joy in dance

HealthApr 3, 2019

NORMAN — The dancers are seated in a large circle as the music begins, one in a wheelchair. Their movements are slow at first — deep breathing, stretching, reaching. As the dance class progresses, so does the energy in the room. Torsos twist;...

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Business

British Airways chooses Boeing 777 to replace 747s

Boeing ended a two-year sales drought for its 777X aircraft, as the owner of British Airways struck a deal for as many as 42 of...

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12 treated after strange odor forces Alaska Airlines flight to divert to Minnesota

A Seattle-bound Alaska Airlines flight from Chicago was diverted to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday...

Life

Children on Guam celebrated Super Bowl Sunday with empty classrooms

Q. “When School Got Cancelled Because of the Super Bowl,” the headline reads. When did that happen? A. In 2001, on the island...

Business

MAPS 4 discussion indicates highway cap and aquarium may have a shot at ballot

That Ward 6 seat is up for grabs with today’s elections, and the three candidates for Ward 6 joined with Nice and Greater...

Business

Proposed law could fine rail operators for lengthy stoppages

Stopped trains aren’t supposed to block track intersections with roads or highways for longer than 10 minutes without good...

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Air Canada employee says staff trained to 'dupe' passengers at risk of being bumped from oversold flights

A pair of Air Canada insiders are shedding light on the airline's policy of overselling flights, revealing what they say is a...

To get happy, become your own best friend

HealthApr 2, 2019

Want to be happy? Become your own best friend. Mildred Newman and Bernard Berkowitz, two psychoanalysts, published a book telling us how to do that in 1971. "How To Be Your Own Best Friend" is still available. (For children, read "How To Be...

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Business

Air is so dirty in northern Thailand, leader flies to see it

CHIANG MAI, Thailand (AP) — The air hanging over Thailand's far north has become so polluted, the prime minister went Tuesday...

The OK Photo Issue

HealthDec 9, 2018

Near as I can tell, photographers from The Oklahoman archived nearly 30,000 photos during the past year. Our photo staff is seasoned, talented and hugely productive. In this issue of The OK, we share their gifts and hard work with you. In these...

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Downtown blooms in April

BusinessApr 2, 2019

For a moment, let’s step back, take a breath, and maybe celebrate our community. It’s not to say we’re done discussing serious issues of creating safer streets, addressing the needs of the less fortunate and those struggling just to get by day...

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OU football: Tanner Schafer trying to follow in Taylor Cornelius' footsteps

SportsApr 3, 2019

NORMAN — Tanner Schafer shrugs a bit at the question. “Did it bother you that you weren’t more highly recruited?” Oklahoma’s redshirt junior walk-on quarterback was asked last week. “I don’t know,” Schafer said. “I guess it’s because I’m from...

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Promoting baseball runs in Mike Veeck's blood

SportsApr 4, 2019

Mike Veeck learned baseball from his dad. Bill Veeck was a baseball pioneer. Ran three franchises over the course of four decades and eventually made the Hall of Fame as the game’s greatest promoter. And father taught son a simple truth....

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Eddie Sutton doesn't need the Basketball Hall of Fame to verify his iconic status

SportsApr 3, 2019

Eddie Sutton kept insulting his new team. Kept telling the Cowboys that what they were wasn’t good enough. “You gotta get out of that NIT mentality,” Sutton kept saying to that talented but raw group of OSU players Leonard Hamilton had...

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Oklahoma pharmacist indicted on 40 counts of health care fraud

HealthApr 2, 2019

A pharmacist has been indicted in a $1 million false prescription scheme in Oklahoma City federal court. Jeffrey Scott Terry, 37, is facing 40 counts of health care fraud from his pharmacy, Bratton Drug, in Mangum. He was indicted March 5 with...

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Thunder's plunge off the cliff continues in bewildering loss to Mavericks

SportsApr 1, 2019

Russell Westbrook air-balled a 3-point shot on the Thunder’s first possession, though in all fairness, it might have been a pass. The way Westbrook shoots, you can’t always tell. On the next possession, Paul George made made one of those...

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Oklahoma bill challenges alcohol distribution model

BusinessApr 4, 2019

Alcohol distribution is a point of contention — again. Oklahomans voted to change a decades-old distribution model as part of sweeping changes to the state’s alcohol industry included in State Question 792. Now, nearly six months since...

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