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  • UKRAINE REBELS: 'We did not shoot plane'

    Separatist rebels in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk have denied that they are responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane.

    Andrei Purgin, deputy prime minister for the rebels, told The Associated Press the plane must have been shot down by Ukrainian government troops. He gave no proof for his statement, and Ukraine earlier denied shooting at any airborne targets.

    July 17, 2014

  • House GOP prepares response to Border crisis

    House Republicans announced Tuesday they will recommend dispatching the National Guard to South Texas and speeding Central American youths back home as their response to the immigration crisis that's engulfing the border and testing Washington's ability to respond.

    July 15, 2014

  • New Oklahoma law may affect gun license applicants

    The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a new state law could affect people who are applying for gun licenses this year.

    July 15, 2014

  • Earthquakes cause minor damage in central Oklahoma

     Two early morning earthquakes rattled residents in central Oklahoma on Tuesday and caused minor damage at local businesses.

    July 15, 2014

  • Oklahoma Supreme Court upholds Common Core repeal

    The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the Legislature had the authority to repeal Common Core education standards for English and math in the state's public schools.

    July 15, 2014

  • House GOP moves ahead on suing Obama

    House Republicans took the initial step on Thursday to sue President Barack Obama over the administration’s decision to delay the employer mandate of the health care law.

    July 11, 2014

  • Oklahoma farmer loses iPhone, returned 8 months later

     Oklahoma farmer Kevin Whitney thought his iPhone was lost for good when it fell into a grain elevator last year. Eight months later, his phone was returned unscathed after a trip to Japan.

    July 11, 2014

  • Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court

    A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston home collapsed in court twice Friday as a prosecutor read out details of the crime.

    July 11, 2014

  • Study shows how drilling wastewater causes quakes

    A new study explains how just four wells forcing massive amounts of drilling wastewater into the ground are probably shaking up Oklahoma.

    July 3, 2014

  • JM Davis endowment fund Endowment fund made for J.M. Davis Museum

    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin recently signed a bill into law that creates an endowment fund for the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum. 

    July 3, 2014 1 Photo