Oklahoma

This undated photo provided by Medical City Children's Hospital in Dallas shows conjoined boys Emmett, left and Owen Ezell. Hospital officials say the conjoined boys born last month in Dallas have been safely separated and are doing well.  (AP Photo/Medical City Children's Hospital)

Conjoined boys separated at Dallas hospital

DALLAS (AP) — The mother of twins successfully separated after being born joined at the chest says she’s looking forward to holding the babies she once thought had no chance of survival. “I’m just so […]

08/29/2013

In this undated photo provided by the Essendon Baseball Club, player Chris Lane in Australia. (AP Photo/Essendon Baseball Club)

Police: Australian player killed by ‘bored’ teens

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Australian baseball player out for a jog in an Oklahoma neighborhood was shot and killed by three “bored” teenagers who decided to kill someone for fun, police said. Christopher Lane, […]

08/20/2013

Students arrive for the first day of school for Plaza Towers Elementary school in their temporary location at Central Jr. High school in Moore, Okla., Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. The Briarwood and Plaza Towers elementary schools were destroyed when an EF5 twister hit Moore on May 20. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Students return to school in Okla. after tornado

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Students from two elementary schools destroyed by a tornado last spring returned to classes Friday, eager to reunite with their classmates but worried about what would happen the next time bad […]

08/16/2013

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‘Bucket List Bandit’ gets 11 years sentence

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A bank robber nicknamed the “Bucket List Bandit” after allegedly telling a Utah teller he had just four months to live was sentenced Thursday to 11 years in federal prison for a […]

08/15/2013

In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Bradley Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. (AP Photo/U.S. Army)

Manning takes stand, apologizes for hurting US

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Pfc. Bradley Manning took the stand Wednesday at his sentencing hearing in the WikiLeaks case and apologized for hurting his country, pleading with a military judge for a chance to […]

08/14/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Study: Distant quakes can affect oil, gas fields

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New research suggests earthquake faults near oil and gas fields in the central United States can break after a large quake that strikes halfway around the globe. Scientists have long known […]

07/11/2013

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Kings of Leon join in to help Okla. tornado relief

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When tornadoes devastated parts of Oklahoma earlier this year, members of Kings of Leon decided to help out the people of the state that’s been a huge part of their lives […]

07/08/2013

Overturned vehicle following EF5 tornado, El Reno, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Deadly Okla. tornado widest on record, rare EF5

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The deadly tornado that struck near Oklahoma City late last week had a record-breaking width of 2.6 miles and was the second top-of-the-scale EF5 twister to hit the area in less […]

06/04/2013

A tornado moves past homes, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Storm chasing critical, profitable and dangerous

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — While most people take shelter when a tornado approaches, a growing throng heads for the prairies, be they scientists hoping to protect the public from a twister’s fury or amateurs armed […]

06/03/2013

Tim Samaras (r), and Carl Young (l), professional storm chasers. (Discovery Channel News / AP Photo)

3 veteran storm chasers killed by Oklahoma tornado

(AP) – Three veteran storm chasers died doing what they loved: roaming the Great Plains in search of dangerous storms like the one in Oklahoma that ended their final pursuit. Tim Samaras, his son Paul and […]

06/03/2013

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Severe east coast weather

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Damaging winds flattened trees and utility wires and knocked out power in parts of northern New England on Sunday, flights were delayed in New York City and there were reports of […]

06/02/2013

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Charities see influx of aid in OK tornado’s wake

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Donations are pouring into Oklahoma as people around the country look to help residents affected by last week’s violent tornado outbreak, but charities also are receiving plenty of items they don’t […]

05/29/2013

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