• Ellen DeGeneres launches lifestyle collection

    Linda Miller | Updated: 1 hr ago

    Ellen DeGeneres’ new collection of home items, apparel and accessories may surprise you.

  • Oklahoma City woman who died after kitchen fire identified

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 12 min ago

    The woman lived in a retirement center in northwest Oklahoma City. Her clothes caught fire while she was cooking, a fire official said.

  • Federal judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriage

    Updated: 17 min ago

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge says Alabama counties must abide by court decisions allowing gay marriage. U.S. District Judge Callie Granade in Mobile issued an order Wednesday updating a previous ruling in favor of same-sex marriage in Alabama. Granade says state probate judges can't discriminate against gay couples because the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled gay marriage is legal everywhere. But her order doesn't affect counties that have stopped issuing all marriage licenses. The judge had put previous decisions on hold to allow time for the justices to rule. Granade's order came at the request of groups representing gay couples across Alabama.

  • Nicholas Winton, savior of Jewish children, dies at 106

    Updated: 24 min ago

    LONDON (AP) — He was just a 29-year-old clerk at the London Stock Exchange when he faced the challenge of his lifetime. Traveling with a friend to Czechoslovakia in 1938, as the drums of impending war echoed around Europe, Nicholas Winton was hit by a key realization. The country was in danger and no one was saving its Jewish children. Winton would almost single-handedly save more than 650 Jewish children from the Holocaust, earning himself the label "Britain's Schindler." He died Wednesday at age 106 in a hospital near Maidenhead, his hometown west of London, his family said. Winton arranged trains to carry children from Nazi-occupied Prague to Britain, battling bureaucracy at both ends and saving them from almost ce

  • Slovak finance chief: eurozone ministers agree to wait for Greek vote Sunday before more talks

    Updated: 25 min ago

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Slovak finance chief: eurozone ministers agree to wait for Greek vote Sunday before more talks.

  • Video: Cruise around Adventure Road in Oklahoma this holiday weekend

    Updated: 34 min ago

    Paige Williams, director of tourism with the Chickasaw Nation Department of Commerce, talks about Adventure Road and the features of adventureroad.com.

  • 10 secret places in national parks

    Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Here are 10 scenic spots you can have all to yourself inside the country’s most-visited national parks.

  • Macy's dumps Trump, Flo Rida pulls out of Miss USA pageant

    Updated: 43 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Flo Rida has pulled out of his guest appearance at the "Miss USA" pageant later this month, part of the continued fallout over pageant owner Donald Trump's remarks about Mexican immigrants during his presidential campaign announcement. A representative of the platinum-selling rapper confirmed that Flo Rida won't be performing at the July 12 pageant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The pageant lost both its co-hosts Tuesday, with "Dancing with the Stars" Cheryl Burke and MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts bowing out. Earlier Thursday, Macy's became the latest company to end its relationship with Trump.

  • OKC Thunder: NBA TV to show Thunder's games in Orlando Summer League

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    NBA TV will carry five Oklahoma City Thunder games as part of the Orlando Summer League, which kicks off Saturday. The Thunder's first televised game will be 2 p.m. on Saturday vs. the Charlotte Hornets.

  • Report: Kendrick Perkins drawing interest from Rockets, Pelicans, Knicks

    Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Former Thunder center Kendrick Perkins is reportedly drawing interest from the Houston Rockets, New Orleans Pelicans and New York Knicks in free agency, according to ESPN's Royce Young. Perkins was traded to the Utah Jazz this past season but was waived and acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he averaged 9.8 minutes per game in 17 games for the Eastern Conference champions.

  • The changing of the guard -- and the channel -- at Anchorage City Hall

    Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    One of the lesser-known powers of the Anchorage mayor: controlling the TV remote. As of Tuesday afternoon, the TV screen across from the elevators in the City Hall lobby were tuned to Fox News. Mayor-elect Ethan Berkowitz says it will change to CNN.

  • Is a Band Without Its Original Members Still the Same Band?

    Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    What gives a musical group its identity? Is it the name on the poster or the people on the stage?

  • Poll: Family flicks for the Fourth of July

    Sarah Bringhurst, OK.com | Updated: 1 hr ago

    Between all of the barbecues and fireworks planned for this patriotic weekend, there just might be time for your family to enjoy a movie together. Here are a few suggestions we think everyone will enjoy.

  • Report: Tony Romo, Dez Bryant helping Mavericks NBA free agency pitch

    erik horne | Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    According to reports, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and wide receiver Dez Bryant are involved in helping the Dallas Mavericks pitch NBA free agency to players. The two Cowboys stars, as well as owner Jerry Jones, are joining in to sell the Mavericks to free agents including LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre Jordan, both Texas natives. The irony: Bryant, the former Oklahoma State standout, has yet to come to terms on a long-term deal with Dallas, yet he's working diligently to get NBA free agents to the Mavericks. Pay the man, Jerry.

  • Macy's the latest to dump Trump

    Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Macy's is done with Donald Trump. The department store said Wednesday it has cut ties with the billionaire Republican presidential hopeful, who said last month that Mexican immigrants are "bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists."

  • Unemployment up in Oklahoma City

    BY BRIANNA BAILEY Staff Writer bbailey@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Oklahoma City's unemployment rate inched up two-tenths of a percentage point to 3.8 percent in May, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Labor Department.   The metro area shed 300 energy jobs over the month, and energy jobs in Oklahoma City are down 5 percent from 12 months ago., according to the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission. Lincoln, Neb., and Ames, Iowa, had the lowest unemployment rates among U.S. cities in May at 2.2 percent and 2.3 percent, respectively. Yuma, Ariz., and El Centro, Calif., had the highest unemployment rates at 23.1 percent and 21.3 percent, respectively. Across Oklahoma, unemployment rose in 75 of the state's 77 counties in May, according to the Oklahoma Employment

  • Q&A with Vic Albert

    BY PAULA BURKES | Updated: 1 hr ago

    The right to religious expression is at the crux of recent court rulings, says expert Vic Albert, partner-attorney with Conner & Winter.

  • NBA free agency: Spurs, Danny Green agree on 4 year, $45 million deal

    By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Basketball Writer | Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Danny Green isn't going anywhere. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Green has agreed to terms with the San Antonio Spurs on a four-year contract worth $45 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been officially announced. Per league rules, it cannot be signed until July 9. Green was one of the most coveted shooters on the market. And the Spurs' pursuit of free agent power forward LaMarcus Aldridge led some to believe that they would have to let Green leave for a big money deal with another team.

  • Filing deadline extended for Oklahoma flood insurance claims

    AP | Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    The extension gives home and business owners more time to make sure their claim is filed correctly.

  • Jim Carrey Rails Against California's Strict Vaccination Law

    Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    "They say mercury in fish is dangerous but forcing all of our children to be injected with mercury in Thimerosol is no risk. Make sense?" actor tweets.




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