WASHINGTON – The two top aides to President Trump pumped up a conference of conservative activists Thursday with promises of economic nationalism and a new political order.
There are a number of initiatives and policy questions to address in the first one hundred days of a new administration. However, the defense of our nation is among the first and most important of government’s duties, and the state of Oklahoma rightly takes tremendous pride in preparing the …
WASHINGTON — The Platte River Valley served as a pathway for several hundred thousand pioneers who made the long trek west during the mid-19th century in search of a new life.
Spring will be in the air soon and for many this means a time to do an annual cleaning routine. While cleaning your house, clean your pantry and stock up on basics to make nutritious meals for your family.
Fifteen Ada High School students are getting a first-hand look this year at how teachers do their jobs.
Theron Jessop was born in Lawrence, Kansas, but moved to Sulphur, Oklahoma with his family when he was ten years old. After graduating with honors from Sulphur High School, he left his hometown to attend East Central University in Ada.
I’m quickly learning the pace during session can be extremely hectic, not only for members, but for our executive assistants and staff who all put in long hours to keep up with the work flow. Fortunately, we get a little extra help, thanks to the efforts of our high school pages. Pages are s…
NORMAN — Starla Garcia’s family wanted justice, but they didn’t think Starla would want to ruin another person’s life, even the person who robbed her of her own.
MOORE — Moore Public Schools is currently reviewing an incident on one of its campuses and considering action after one parent used a racial slur in an expletive-laden tirade against another.
NORMAN — At a tearful city council meeting in September, Mayor Lynne Miller proclaimed October LGBT History Month in Norman, adding a new layer to the one former Mayor Cindy Rosenthal made in 2015 extending nondiscrimination protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
NORMAN — Though Norman police arrested the carjacking suspect, the driver of the stolen car that crashed Wednesday night at East Boyd Street and Classen Boulevard is still on the loose.
This year, one film stands above the rest.
For beginners looking to build their own gardens this year, there are a number of variables to consider.
Policies supported by Republican congressional leaders to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act could lead millions of people to lose their health coverage, according to a presentation given to state governors meeting Saturday in Washington.
Americans aren't saving enough for retirement.
WASHINGTON -- In 1960, when John Kennedy was elected president, America's population was 180 million and it had approximately 1.8 million federal bureaucrats (not counting uniformed military personnel and postal workers). Fifty-seven years later, with seven new Cabinet agencies, and myriad new sub-Cabinet agencies (e.g., the Environmental Protection Agency), and a slew of matters on the federal policy agenda that were virtually absent in 1960 (health care insurance, primary and secondary school quality, crime, drug abuse, campaign finance, gun control, occupational safety, etc.), and with a population of 324 million, there are only about 2 million federal bureaucrats.
WASHINGTON - The White House blocked a number of news organizations from attending an informal briefing Friday, a rare and surprising move that came amid President Donald Trump's escalating war against the media.
WASHINGTON – Obamacare’s expansion of Medicaid health care for millions of low-income Americans has congressional Republicans who want to get rid of the costly provision in a quandary with the nation’s governors.
VALDOSTA, Ga. — Ira Flatow, renowned host of public radio’s Science Friday, has a particularly timely and relevant message celebrating intelligence and brainpower: “Smart is the new sexy.”
Many tech companies and scholars have raised their voices against President Trump's Jan. 27 executive order on immigration. The hundreds of researchers and high-skilled workers who could be affected by the travel ban are part of the larger U.S. innovation economy, a community that relies heavily on foreign talent and whose members now worry that legal immigration could be the next target.
So, your doctor told you that you need insulin therapy for your Type 2 diabetes.