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More showers raise flooding fears in Oklahoma, Arkansas

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River. Tulsa County officials say...

More showers raise flooding fears in Oklahoma, Arkansas

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Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
2019-05-26 08:45

Residents in Oklahoma, Arkansas evacuate as flooding persists Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
2019-05-26 00:30

Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for historic flooding in storm-hit U.S. Midwest Communities along the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas prepared on Wednesday for further flooding, with the mayor of Tulsa urging thousands of residents behind the city's aging levees to be ready to evacuate in the event of a "worst-ca...
2019-05-29 17:15

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.        ...
2019-05-27 20:15

'Absolute mess' left behind as Oklahoma flooding from Arkansas River begins to recede Hundreds of homes have been damaged or destroyed by floodwaters from the Arkansas River in Oklahoma following days of heavy rain.        ...
2019-05-31 13:15

Aerial view of Arkansas River flooding Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson toured the widespread flooding in his state by helicopter. He said the floods are affecting hundreds of homes and thousands of acres of farmland. (May 31)        ...
2019-05-31 13:15

Historic flooding predicted along Arkansas River FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Residents in parts of Arkansas are preparing for what meteorologists are predicting will be the worst flooding in recorded history along parts of the Arkansas River over the coming week. The National Weather Service said in a ...
2019-05-27 03:45

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as storms continue....
2019-05-25 09:15

The Latest: Arkansas city of 4,500 in danger of flooding LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:45 p.m. City officials in Dardanelle, Arkansas, are trying a “last ditch effort” to save the south side of the town from encroaching Arkansas River...
2019-06-01 22:30

Storms predicted in areas beset by Arkansas River flooding FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — State highway officials have closed two bridges over the Arkansas River in Fort Smith as the waterway surges toward a record crest this week. The Arkansas Department of Transportation says the Interstate 540 and the U.S. 71B b...
2019-05-28 15:01

Arkansas community braces for flooding impact on Memorial Day weekend: 'Keep everybody in your prayers' Historic flooding in Northwest Arkansas has residents and business owners preparing for the wors as the National Weather Service warned of a "dangerous and life threatening situation” with “near catastrophic flooding along the Arkansas River” and “ne...
2019-05-27 04:45

Arkansas city trying to save homes in effort to stem flow of massive flooding Crews in a small city in Arkansas were making a last effort on Saturday to save low-lying parts of the town from floodwaters pouring through a breached levee....
2019-06-02 02:45

Oklahoma, Arkansas face flood of 'historic magnitude' after storms Thousands of Arkansas and Oklahoma residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of more rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold....
2019-05-29 22:15

Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana face flood of 'historic magnitude' Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday, and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of further rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold....
2019-05-30 09:15

Oklahoma Awash: Scenes From the Flooded Arkansas River Basin After record spring rains, Oklahoma’s reservoirs are full and rivers have spilled their banks. With the water still rising, downstream communities are bracing for the worst....
2019-05-27 01:45

Flash flooding prompts rescues in Oklahoma City Heavy rains flooded streets and businesses, prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as 1.5 inches of rain fell during a 30-minute period Thursday. (June 6)        ...
2019-06-07 06:15

Flooded Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for more rain; Southeast gets record heat Flooded Arkansas and Oklahoma were bracing for more rain that will feed the already swollen Arkansas River, forecasters said on Monday, as Missouri deployed the National Guard in anticipation of further storms....
2019-05-28 04:45

Oklahoma driver goes around roadblocks set up for flooding, ends up crashing into sinkhole A driver in Oklahoma who ignored barricades set up amid ongoing flooding ended up needed to be rescued on Wednesday after crashing into a sinkhole, according to officials....
2019-06-02 18:15

Oklahoma cowboys ride in to save hundreds of animals from unprecedented flooding For the past two weeks, farmers in Oklahoma have wincingly witnessed unprecedented floods decimate decades of history, their ranches, their livestock, their livelihoods. But a group of four longtime friends and cowboys have set aside their own day jo...
2019-06-03 16:15

Powerful EF3 tornado kills 2, injures 29 in Oklahoma town recovering from flooding A deadly tornado ripped through an Oklahoma City suburb Saturday night, destroying a motel and causing massive damage.        ...
2019-05-26 22:15

Flooding prompts dramatic water rescues after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas A significant severe weather outbreak erupted across the central and southern Plains into Tuesday unleashing drenching rain, flash flooding and at least two dozen tornadoes....
2019-05-22 05:15

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region through Monday night....
2019-05-21 16:45

With homes flooded and dams and levees stressed, Oklahoma hopes to survive Arkansas River's wrath Work crews struggled on Wednesday to maintain aging levees and dams during what meteorologists predict will be Oklahoma's worst-ever flooding.        ...
2019-05-30 10:45

'Slow-motion disaster' along Arkansas River: Every large community will see major flooding within 7-10 days The National Weather Service says every large community along the Arkansas River will see major or record flooding within the next week to 10 days.        ...
2019-05-29 22:45

Oklahoma, Arkansas cities brace for 'the worst flood in our history' Oklahoma and Arkansas faced record flooding as a new wave of storms forecast to roll through the region threatened to bloat the Arkansas River.        ...
2019-05-27 20:15

U.S., NATO Moves in Baltics Raise Russian Fears The U.S. and its NATO allies flexed their muscles along Russia’s western border this week with military exercises and a pledge of new troops that have deepened Moscow’s fears of U.S. intentions in the region....
2019-06-15 04:45

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
2019-06-12 17:45

Whaley Bridge flooding: entire town of 6,500 people evacuated amid fears dam could collapse A town in Derbyshire was being evacuated today over fears a reservoir's dam could collapse after torrential rain sparked major flooding across parts of northern England....
2019-08-01 22:30

Whaley Bridge flooding: RAF helicopter drafted in as thousands are evacuated over fears of reservoir collapse An RAF Chinook was drafted into a Derbyshire town last night in efforts to stop a reservoir collapsing after it was "badly" damaged during heavy rain....
2019-08-02 07:45

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
2019-06-12 20:15

Boris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fears Leadership campaign falters as he refuses to respond to questions at hustings about late-night argument with Carrie SymondsVideo reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson was struggling to keep his campaign to become prime minister on ...
2019-06-22 22:30

Arrests in Hong Kong raise fears of more violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker is expressing fears that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people following protests earlier this week...
2019-07-04 09:00

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
2019-07-12 01:45

UPDATE 5-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
2019-07-12 08:15

METALS-Nickel hits 2-week high as Indonesia floods raise supply disruption fears Nickel prices jumped to two-week highs on Friday as flooding in Indonesia, a major producer and exporter of the metal, sparked fears of supply disruptions....
2019-06-14 07:45

Juarez leads Oklahoma past Oklahoma State in WCWS OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Giselle “G” Juarez struck out 11 and gave up one run in six innings to help Oklahoma beat Oklahoma State 6-1 in the Women’s College World Series on Friday. It was the first time the in-state rivals played in the...
2019-06-01 09:30

Oklahoma tops Alabama 3-2 in WCWS, faces Oklahoma St. next OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Giselle “G” Juarez threw a complete game to help Oklahoma beat Alabama 3-2 on Thursday night in the Women’s College World Series. The Sooners set up a matchup against rival Oklahoma State on Friday night with a ...
2019-05-31 06:30

Unesco advisers raise concerns over plan to raise Warragamba dam wall World Heritage centre says proposal would result in inundation of large part of world heritage-listed Blue Mountains wilderness area Advisers to the United Nations have expressed concerns about a plan to raise the Warragamba Dam wall because of its l...
2019-06-09 12:30

Spotty Sunday Showers Spotty showers will drift in during the pre-dawn hours. Hit or miss thundershowers continue into the afternoon, especially across southern and southeastern counties. Clouds will gradually clear with highs in the mid/upper 70s. A cold front will pull ...
2019-06-02 05:15

A Few Showers And Storms Thursday Our Thursday shower & storm chance is looking slightly better. Watch for a morning round dropping across the Ohio River and weakening as it tracks southeast. A cold front will slow over Ohio & Indiana and help spark a few strong afternoon/evening sto...
2019-05-23 11:30

Several Parts Of Madhya Pradesh Get Pre-Monsoon Showers Pre-monsoon showers lashed several parts of Madhya Pradesh over a 24-hour period Thursday and Friday, an IMD official said, adding that rain accompanied by gusty winds is likely to occur in several......
2019-06-22 05:30

Texans send rookie CB to showers after big hits Houston Texans rookie Lonnie Johnson Jr. didn't make any friends on the first day of joint practices with the Green Bay Packers, and he didn't even get to finish the workout....
2019-08-06 00:30

Showers and thunderstorms move through Southern Arizona TUCSON – Monsoon 2019 finally kicked into high gear. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms developed across Southern Arizona. Heavy downpours, along with lightning and gusty winds occurred across the Tucson Metro this afternoon. Floo...
2019-07-14 05:01

Isolated showers near border, but Tucson remains dry TUCSON – It was another hot and dry day across the Tucson metro. Heat watches, warnings, and advisories continue to impact sections of the Midwest and East coast. Back in Southern Arizona, temperatures remain above average. Today’s dayti...
2019-07-21 04:30

Scattered showers and hot temperatures persist across Southern Arizona Heavy rain moved through sections of Santa Cruz, Cochise, and Pima counties today. Some areas experienced heavy downpours and microburst type winds. Tonight, storms will begin to dissipate, but there will still be a slight chance for isolated shower...
2019-08-04 13:00

Isolated thunderstorms and showers continue across Southern Arizona TUCSON – Isolated thunderstorms and showers continue mainly near mountain ranges. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued for Douglas. Outflows may produce thunderstorms or showers around Tucson this evening and overnight. Storm motion is fol...
2019-08-05 10:45

Mums-to-be reject baby showers for ‘mother blessings’ Increasingly popular spiritual gatherings controversially borrow from Navajo traditionsFirst there was the baby shower, then came the gender-reveal party. Now parents-to-be are embarking on a new way of celebrating imminent parenthood: the “mother bl...
2019-08-18 12:30

Friday Forecast: A slight chance of isolated showers this afternoon TUCSON – It will likely stay dry in Tucson, but there will be a slight chance of showers this afternoon. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will top out at 100 degrees under partly sunny skies. Today’s average high in Tucson is 101 degrees, so tem...
2019-07-05 16:30

Florida man attacked landlord who accused him of taking too many showers: report An enraged Florida tenant viciously attacked his elderly roommate — because the man accused him of taking too many showers, according to a new report. Byron Christianoudis, 48, was going to take a shower Tuesday when his 70-year-old roomie — also his...
2019-06-13 20:45

Friday Forecast: Isolated showers move into Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are going to soar today! Today’s daytime high in Tucson will top out at 107 degrees under partly sunny skies. Today’s average high in Tucson is 102 degrees, so temperatures will be above average for this time of year. A r...
2019-06-28 17:45

Wednesday Forecast: Winds winding down but a chance for overnight showers TUCSON – It was a windy Wednesday in Southern Arizona with gusts up to 40 to 50 m.p.h. These winds will decrease across much of the area this evening as the upper low moves northeastward toward northwest Arizona. However,various numerical weath...
2019-05-23 14:15

New York showers U.S. women's soccer team with confetti and love Amid confetti and chants of "equal pay," New York City honored the U.S. women's soccer team on Wednesday with a ticker-tape parade up the "Canyon of Heroes," celebrating its World Cup triumph and hailing the players' emergence as icons of women's rig...
2019-07-10 18:45

New York showers confetti, love on U.S. women's soccer team Amid confetti and chants of "equal pay," New York honored the U.S. women's soccer team on Wednesday with a ticker-tape parade up the "Canyon of Heroes," celebrating its World Cup triumph and hailing the players' emergence as icons of women's rights....
2019-07-10 21:45

Private prison staff accused of spying on inmates in toilets and showers Former detainee Corey Donaldson claims CoreCivic staff at McRae correctional facility in Georgia peered at and made video recordings of immigrant inmates A former detainee at a prison for immigrants in rural Georgia alleges he and other detainees wer...
2019-05-29 12:15

From sharing showers to native plants: give us your tips on how to save water Australia faces crippling drought with low rainfall and dwindling dam levels, so it’s time to come up with new solutions Water supplies across Australia are in dire states as the drought continues to bite. This week, stage one water restrictions were...
2019-05-28 07:30

WATCH: Bitcoin ATM showers London’s Bond Street station in cash money No, this isn’t a new Anderson Paak video. In a bizarre scene, footage shows a Bitcoin ATM spewing heaps of cash in a shopping centre nearby London’s Bond Street train station, while a security guard does their best to keep onlookers at bay. The video...
2019-06-08 03:30

Parrish pitches gem in FSU’s 1-0 win over Arkansas at CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Drew Parrish limited Arkansas to five hits in eight innings and J.C. Flowers scored on a sacrifice fly in the ninth to give Florida State a 1-0 win over Arkansas in the College World Series on Saturday night. Parrish and Arkansas s...
2019-06-16 06:00

Arkansas man, 81, scores two holes-in-one at golf course A recreational golfer getting through 18 holes is a feat in itself but scoring two holes-in-one during your round is a remarkable feat and it was accomplished last week....
2019-06-28 00:15

Ole Miss evens regional at Arkansas with 13-5 win Tyler Keenan homered and drove in four runs and Ole Miss tied its super regional series against Arkansas with a 13-5 win       ...
2019-06-10 05:30

Arkansas pounds Ole Miss 14-1, earns return to CWS Arkansas secured a second straight trip to the College World Series by crushing Ole Miss 14-1 in the deciding game of its super regional       ...
2019-06-11 05:30

The Latest: 1 Arkansas levee weakening, officials say FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding affecting parts of the United States (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Officials in western Arkansas are carefully watching a levee that’s beginning to deteriorate because of the overflowing Arkansas Ri...
2019-05-30 14:45

Searchers going to Arkansas to look for missing Texas girl HOUSTON (AP) — Texas-based searchers are headed to Arkansas to help look for a missing 4-year-old Houston girl after a community activist said the man arrested in connection with her disappearance confessed he disposed of her body there. Tim Miller, ...
2019-05-31 23:45

Lawsuit challenges Arkansas’ ban on abortions after 18 weeks LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Abortion rights supporters on Wednesday challenged an Arkansas law banning the procedure 18 weeks into a woman’s pregnancy and another requirement that they say would likely force the closure of the state’s only surgical abortion ...
2019-06-27 22:15

Federal judge blocks new Arkansas abortion ban A federal judge has blocked a new abortion law from taking effect in Arkansas, which aims to ban the procedure statewide after 18 weeks of pregnancy....
2019-07-24 15:45

Tucsonan volunteering to help flood victims in Arkansas FORT SMITH, Ark. – 75-year-old Joe Middendorf is in the first act of his second career. “If I weren’t doing this, I’d probably curl up and die,” Middendorf said. “This keeps me alive, this keeps me going.” Fo...
2019-05-31 09:15

South India hit by flooding Monsoons in southern India have devastated the state of Kerala, with 22,000 people forced to leave their homes. Floods last year were reported to be the worst in a century....
2019-08-09 17:30

Sullivan’s 2-run double lifts Georgia past Arkansas, 3-1 HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Patrick Sullivan’s two-run double in the bottom of the eighth lifted Georgia to a 3-1 win over Arkansas on Thursday in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The Bulldogs (44-14) move into Saturday’s semifinals while ...
2019-05-24 05:30

Campbell, Arkansas top TCU 3-1, reach final of home regional FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Isaiah Campbell allowed four hits over eight innings, matching the longest outing of his career and helping Arkansas advance to the final of its home regional with a 3-1 victory over TCU on Saturday night. Casey Opitz broke ...
2019-06-02 05:15

Arkansas tops TCU 6-0, gets 2nd straight home super regional Patrick Wicklander combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and Arkansas advanced to host a super regional for the second straight year with a 6-0 victory over TCU        ...
2019-06-03 07:30

White Supremacist Leader Escapes From Arkansas Jail A manhunt is underway for Wesley Gullett, who is listed in court documents as the president of the New Aryan Empire. He is considered armed and dangerous....
2019-08-01 08:00

3 killed in helicopter crash near Arkansas music festival Authorities say three people were killed and one was injured when a sightseeing helicopter crashed near a music festival in the Ozark Mountains in western Arkansas...
2019-06-03 22:45

Arkansas officer charged with battery for injuring suspect NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials say an Arkansas police officer who was suspended for injuring a suspect during an arrest last summer has been charged with battery. Police say in a statement North Little Rock Officer Jon Crowder was arrested ...
2019-06-27 20:15

Defending champ Ole Miss tops Arkansas 3-2 in SEC Tournament Thomas Dillard and Grae Kessinger drove in the tying and go-ahead runs in the eighth and defending Southeastern Conference Tournament champion Mississippi stayed alive with a 3-2 victory over Arkansas        ...
2019-05-25 02:30

Police: Arkansas woman arrested in ex-lawmaker’s death LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her home. Arkansas State Police on Friday night said they arrested 48-year-old Rebec...
2019-06-15 02:45

The Latest: 2 Arkansas levees topped by flood waters FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on severe flooding in Oklahoma and Arkansas (all times local): 4:25 p.m. State emergency officials say the Arkansas River has topped two levees in Arkansas, where historic flooding has inundated some communities. A ...
2019-05-28 23:30

Family of slain ex-Arkansas lawmaker “sickened” by arrest LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead outside of her home says it is “sickened and upset” by the thought that one of her friends could have been involved in her death. Authorities on Fri...
2019-06-15 20:45

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas pro-life laws A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close....
2019-07-24 12:00

The Latest: Officials say 2nd Arkansas levee wasn’t breached PETERSBURG, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:10 a.m. The National Weather Service in Arkansas says a levee near the Arkansas capital city wasn’t breached, and a flash flood warning for the county has ...
2019-06-01 09:30

Arkansas Catholic diocese settles abuse claims from 5 men Arkansas attorneys say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has agreed to settle accusations from five men who said a priest abused them when they were children decades ago....
2019-06-28 22:30

The Latest: Arkansas governor declares state of emergency LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes and flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has declared a state of emergency as the flood-swollen Arkansas River was scheduled to reach record levels next wee...
2019-05-25 03:30

Arkansas woman sentenced to prison for scalding child PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after she was convicted of battery for scalding her young step-granddaughter. Prosecutor Scott Ellington says 38-year-old Angela Engeron of Paragould was convicted Wedn...
2019-06-07 20:01

Health executive says he bribed Arkansas governor’s nephew LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former health care executive has admitted to taking part in a conspiracy to bribe a former Arkansas lawmaker who is also the governor’s nephew. Robin Raveendran pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit bribery...
2019-06-12 22:15

Nearly 400 Missouri roads closed by flooding ST. LOUIS (AP) — The swollen Missouri and Mississippi rivers are closing hundreds of roads and inundating homes and businesses. Locks and dams upstream of St. Louis are shut down as the Mississippi River crests at its second-highest level on record i...
2019-06-03 15:45

Meat Producers Hit on Flooding Concerns U.S. meat producers’ pain worsened Monday, as their shares were hurt by fears about how persistent flooding is affecting crops they rely on for feed....
2019-06-18 05:30

Arkansas’ ban on veggie-meat labels is total bologna, says Tofurky Enlarge / A stack of plant-based Impossible Burgers. (credit: Impossible Foods) Tofurky is searing mad over Arkansas’ new food-labeling law that prevents makers of meatless meat products from using words such as “burger,” “sausage,” “roast,” “jerky...
2019-07-24 22:30

Drone footage of the swollen Arkansas River; more rain expected Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River.        ...
2019-05-28 15:30

Missing Texas hiker calls rescue in Arkansas a miracle MENA, Ark. (AP) — A Texas man who was found after he went missing for about a week while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas calls his rescue a result of “hundreds of miracles.” Joshua McClatchy tells WFAA-TV in Dallas he wouldnR...
2019-06-09 22:30

Federal judge temporarily blocks Arkansas abortion restrictions An Arkansas federal judge blocked three state abortion restrictions that would have gone into effect Wednesday, one of which requires abortion providers to be board-certified gynecologists, which would have closed the state’s last remaining surgical ...
2019-07-24 18:30

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but rainfall looms Thousands of residents along the Arkansas-Oklahoma border have been impacted by widespread flooding along the swollen Arkansas River. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-30 10:45

Lost Texas hiker rescued after week in Arkansas wilderness MENA, Ark. (AP) — Searchers have found a Texas man who went missing last weekend while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas. Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer says 38-year-old Joshua McClatchy, of Fort Worth, was dehydrated but in good spirits wh...
2019-06-08 18:15

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but more rainfall looms FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Thunderstorms are expected to bring unwanted rain to areas along the Arkansas River, which is predicted to crest Wednesday well above record levels in western Arkansas. Forecasters nudged down by 1.5 feet the predicted crest n...
2019-05-29 16:45

Judge again blocks Arkansas from enforcing new abortion limit: media A federal judge late on Tuesday again blocked Arkansas from enforcing a new ban on abortions after 18 weeks of pregnancy, a law that had been expected to go into effect on Wednesday after a previous judicial block expired, CNN and other media reporte...
2019-08-07 15:00

Arkansas governor orders levee review after historic flood LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ governor has ordered a review of the state’s levees and is asking lawmakers to approve $10 million for immediate repairs after historic flooding along the Arkansas River. Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday ...
2019-06-27 21:30

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas anti-abortion laws LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state’s only surgical abortion clinic to close. U.S. District Ju...
2019-07-24 14:30

Park, Ciganda tied for LPGA Tour lead in Arkansas Sung Hyun Park birdied the final two holes for an 8-under 63 and a share of lead with Carlota Ciganda after the second round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship        ...
2019-06-30 02:30

Officials: Arkansas remains are those of missing girl Maleah Davis Texas authorities said Monday human remains found in Arkansas last week belong to four-year-old Maleah Davis, a girl who'd been missing for nearly a month....
2019-06-04 02:45

Arkansas Woman Charged Over Holding Four Black Teenagers at Gunpoint The boys were raising money for their football team. The woman, identified as Jerri Kelly, 46, is facing charges of aggravated assault and false imprisonment....
2019-08-17 02:45

Barry threatens Louisiana, Arkansas, downgraded to tropical depression Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages....
2019-07-15 01:30

Houston police: Child's remains found in Arkansas Police say the remains of a child were found Friday near a freeway in Arkansas where a community activist says a man told him he had dumped the body of a missing Houston girl. (May 31)        ...
2019-06-01 07:00

Arkansas rolls past Central Connecticut 11-5 in NCAA opener FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Trevor Ezell and Heston Kjerstad each homered along with another run-scoring hit and Arkansas rolled to an 11-5 victory over Central Connecticut State in the opener of an NCAA regional Friday. Ezell’s two-run homer cap...
2019-05-31 23:45

3 killed in Arkansas helicopter crash, 1 injured: state police Three people died and one person injured after a sight-seeing helicopter crashed near a music festival in Arkansas on Sunday, state police confirmed....
2019-06-03 20:15

Police arrest woman in former Arkansas state senator's slaying Authorities have arrested a woman in connection with homicide investigation into former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins-Smith's death last week....
2019-06-15 20:30

Remains found in Arkansas may be that of missing Maleah Davis, police say The remains of small child were discovered in a garbage bag along a freeway in Arkansas Friday and police are now saying it could “possibly” be that of  missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis....
2019-06-01 18:30

QB recruit Chandler Morris' decision: Dad and Arkansas or Dabo and Clemson? Chandler Morris, the son of Arkansas coach Chad Morris, is a coveted recruit. But Dad has to fight for a recruiting victory over Dabo Swinney, his former neighbor....
2019-06-13 17:30

Inbee Park shoots 62 to take LPGA Tour lead in Arkansas ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Inbee Park had five straight birdies in a 9-under 62 to take the first-round lead Friday in the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. Seeking her 20th LPGA Tour victory and first since early last year, the South Korean star began the ...
2019-06-29 03:45

10 dead, more than 1 million displaced in India flooding The Brahmaputra river, which flows from the Himalayas into India and then through Bangladesh, has burst its banks, swamping more than 1,800 villages in the state....
2019-07-13 21:45

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road in Sugar Creek, Missouri has caused flooding problems in the area for the past couple of years. (May...
2019-05-23 03:00

| WATCH: 70 000 families displaced in Paraguay flooding Heavy flooding in Paraguay has displaced 70 000 families and is threatening to further inundate the capital Asuncion in the coming weeks, the country's weather bureau says....
2019-05-27 20:30

Severe weather spurs flooding in New Jersey Severe storms containing heavy rains and strong winds spurred flooding across New Jersey, disrupting travel and damaging some property. The storms started Wednesday night and continued for several hours through early Thursday. (June 20)   ...
2019-06-21 01:45

The Latest: Voluntary evacuations in Kansas due to flooding NEW CAMBRIA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the central United States (all times local): 7:25 a.m. Much of Kansas remains under flood warnings or watches as heavy rains are expected to push streams and rivers out of their banks. The Nati...
2019-05-21 14:31

Flash flooding in DC turns roads into rivers A slow-churning, torrential rainstorm soaked the nation’s capital Monday, knocking out power to thousands and prompting dozens of water rescues across Washington and northern Virginia. The National Weather Service lifted flash flood warnings for the ...
2019-07-08 23:00

Severe thunderstorms, flooding to impact the U.S. Midwest Portions of the midwestern United States are expected to deal with rounds of thunderstorms, which may pose a threat for flooding, damaging winds, hail and even a tornado or two Monday into Monday night....
2019-08-12 08:00

Russia's Siberia hit by worst flooding in a century Heavy rainfall has flooded dozens of villages in Russia's southeastern Siberia, leaving at least 14 people dead and 13 missing. Homes and livestock have been lost in the summer floods....
2019-07-02 12:00

Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes to be evacuated Military helicopters are drafted in to repair broken bank of River Steeping in Wainfleet People are being evacuated from their homes following severe flooding in Lincolnshire.Those living in 590 properties in Wainfleet will be moved after concerns we...
2019-06-15 22:45

Emergency Management Reporting Flooding In Brodhead ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Rockcastle County Emergency Management tells LEX 18 that floodwater in downtown Brodhead is several feet deep in some parts. There is water in front of City Hall and Citizens National Bank. Officials say water i...
2019-06-07 00:30

Intense rainfall causing flooding in Okla. Widespread flooding is occurring in areas along the Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas. By Tuesday, hundreds of homes in Sand Springs, west of Tulsa, and other communities along the river had been evacuated. (May 28)     ...
2019-05-29 06:45

Arkansas man leaves court trial with juror, flees during sentencing next day, prosecutors say An Arkansas man who was convicted of attempted murder allegedly left court during a recess — in the company of a juror on his case — and later fled during his sentencing, according to prosecutors....
2019-08-05 19:15

Woman arrested in connection with death of ex-Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Authorities on Friday night said they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her own home. Arkansas State Police said they and Randolph County sheriff’s de...
2019-06-15 10:45

Flood risk abates for Arkansas city as water advance slows LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials from an Arkansas community where a levee breached say the risk of widespread flooding has abated because the Arkansas River crested without inundating the city. Dardanelle Mayor Jimmy Witt said in a Facebook post Sa...
2019-06-02 19:15

Sung Hyun Park birdies 18th for LPGA Tour win in Arkansas ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park two-putted for birdie on the par-5 18th to win the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season and seventh overall. The 25-year-old Park is projected to move from second...
2019-07-01 03:45

Levee failures along Mississippi, Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuations Residents in several communities located near the swollen Mississippi and Arkansas rivers were forced to flee their homes on Thursday and Friday following several levee failures....
2019-06-01 19:15

Houston police find remains in Arkansas in hunt for missing 4-year-old Houston police said they believe they've located the remains of a 4-year-old girl Friday after her mother's former fiancé told authorities where he dumped her body in Arkansas....
2019-06-01 19:15

Convicted serial killer Samuel Little may be linked to death of Arkansas woman A convicted serial killer who has confessed to 90 murders in the span of 35 years and was known for sketching portraits of his victims may be linked to a death of a woman in Arkansas, according to officials....
2019-07-16 20:30

Former Arkansas state senator found dead from gunshot wound: report Authorities in Arkansas have reportedly opened a homicide investigation into the death of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead in her home from a gunshot wound on Tuesday evening.  ...
2019-06-05 09:15

Missing medical school graduate from Arkansas found safe in Mexico _____ A recent medical school graduate and Arkansas native who went missing in Mexico has been found safe, Mexican officials said late on Friday. Jesse Pacheco, 29, who graduated from Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara’s medical school last weekend ...
2019-06-23 00:00

White supremacist gang leader who escaped from Arkansas jail has been captured The inmates, Wesley Gullett and Christopher Sanderson, faced federal charges and were considered armed and dangerous, federal authorities said.        ...
2019-08-02 09:30

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; hurdles to overcome in July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels over the central United States into July....
2019-06-12 04:30

UK weather: country hit by torrential rain, flooding and thunderstorms Homes left without power and roads flooded in south-east England after overnight delugeTorrential rain and thunderstorms hit parts of the UK overnight as unsettled weather continued to cause disruption across the country.Homes were left without power...
2019-06-19 13:45

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the country....
2019-05-25 11:45

Heavy flooding in Afghanistan kills 24 people in 2 days Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past 48 hours as new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the country...
2019-05-25 11:45

New Orleans battered by flooding rains ahead of possible hurricane New Orleans was battered by flooding rains on Wednesday that was associated with a weather system that could grow into first hurricane of the year. More than 8 inches fell on the city, which was also placed under a tornado warning when a water spout ...
2019-07-11 06:15

More than 60 killed, hundreds of thousands displaced by flooding in Bangladesh Severe flooding has killed at least 61 people, displaced nearly 800,000 and inundated thousands of homes across a third of Bangladesh, government officials said on Tuesday, after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains....
2019-07-23 21:00

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one camp for people displaced by recent fighting, authorities and a politician said on Monday....
2019-07-15 16:45

This Spring's Flooding Crisis Is Part of a Bigger Pattern for the U.S. The United States has faced historic flooding this spring. From the Midwest to California to the Southern Plains, record precipitation has begotten both slow-moving and flash floods. Read more......
2019-05-31 00:45

Don't expect big tax breaks on losses from flooding, storms Changes under Trump's tax reform put a new limit on the casualty losses that can be claimed on a federal tax return after a major storm.       ...
2019-06-22 13:15

Heavy rainfall in Germany causes flooding, leaves 1 dead BERLIN (AP) — Heavy rainfall in Germany has caused widespread flooding, particularly in the south, leaving one person dead. Police in Bavaria said Tuesday that a 44-year-old driver died after losing control of his vehicle on a wet road near the town ...
2019-05-21 14:31

Severe storms, flooding to wipe away heat from Northeast After a heat wave baked the northeastern United States over the weekend, violent thunderstorms and torrential downpours will sweep into the region on Monday and signal an end to the torrid weather....
2019-07-23 05:30

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding this Memorial Day holiday weekend and into Tuesday....
2019-05-27 02:00

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; trouble forecast for July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels over the central United States into July....
2019-06-13 00:30

Flash flooding, heatwave threaten central, Southeast U.S More violent thunderstorms are expected to unleash flash flooding across the central United States in coming days while record high temperatures will bake the Deep South and Carolinas....
2019-05-24 22:15

Brooklyn residents recall massive flooding during rainstorm Brooklyn residents were still reeling Tuesday from heavy flooding that wreaked havoc during torrential downpours in the Big Apple a day earlier. Amanda Denesha of Gowanus said she was forced to wade through waist-deep floodwaters donning sandals Mond...
2019-07-24 01:45

Climate Change Is Bringing Epic Flooding to the Midwest We often focus on coastal cities when we talk about rising waters, but massive rainfall in the middle of the US has put millions at risk, harming the nation’s ability to produce food....
2019-05-24 22:45

Federal court blocks Arkansas from enforcing recently passed 18-week abortion ban A federal judge temporarily blocked Arkansas from enforcing a recently passed ban on abortion for women who are more than 18 weeks pregnant, just minutes before the new law was to take effect on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 22:30

This teacher found a 2.12-carat diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas Crater of Diamonds State Park lets you keep any diamond you find, and one man found a big one! Buzz60’s Keri Lumm reports.        ...
2019-07-31 19:00

Remains confirmed to be missing Texas 4-year-old Maleah Davis found in Arkansas Forensic scientists confirmed Monday that the remains found are Maleah Davis, who was reported missing more than three weeks ago.        ...
2019-06-03 23:45

Levee breach along Arkansas River forces evacuations in town north of Little Rock A levee breach along the rain-swollen Arkansas River Friday prompted a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area north of Little Rock.        ...
2019-05-31 16:45

Two escaped inmates, including leader of white supremacist gang, recaptured in Arkansas The leader of a white supremacist gang and a fellow inmate who escaped from an Arkansas jail have both been recaptured, according to authorities.        ...
2019-08-03 14:30

Medical Examiner Confirms Remains Found in Arkansas Are Those of 4-Year-Old Maleah Davis Decomposed remains found in Arkansas late last week have been confirmed to be those of 4-year-old Maleah Davis, the Houston child reported missing from Texas in early May by her mother’s then fiance who was subsequently arrested in connection to the ...
2019-06-04 09:15

Remains believed to be missing Texas 4-year-old Maleah Davis found in Arkansas Homicide investigators are bringing the remains back to Houston for an autopsy to determine identity and cause of death, police said.        ...
2019-06-02 22:45

Former campaign staffer held in shooting death of ex-Arkansas state senator: reports A former campaign staffer has been arrested in connection with this month's shooting death of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith, according to reports....
2019-06-15 09:15

Illinois governor activating National Guard amid flooding SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is activating the Illinois National Guard to respond to recent severe flooding . Pritzker is holding a Thursday morning news conference at the Illinois Emergency Management Agency in Springfield wi...
2019-05-30 15:30

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest cities eased as the storm weakened....
2019-07-15 02:00

British military called in to stop dam collapsing and flooding town A British military helicopter dropped sacks of ballast onto the outer slope of a reservoir dam on Friday in a bid to prevent it collapsing and flooding the town below....
2019-08-02 21:15

NYC sues Virginia company for flooding Big Apple with untaxed cigarettes A Virginia cigarette company schemed with black-market sellers in New York City to funnel tens of thousands of cartons of un-taxed smokes into the city every month, officials charged Monday. The City has slapped Cigarettes Unlimited with a racketeer...
2019-07-15 23:15

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few days, according to the Nepalese government...
2019-07-14 20:15

'So much land under so much water': extreme flooding is drowning parts of the midwest As relentless rain wreaks havoc in the farm belt, many struggle to copeEven with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at the numbers and calculated that it was worth holding out.The rate at which water was pouring out of th...
2019-06-03 10:30

Weathering months of flooding, residents fear Mississippi town will never be the same Some homes in the Mississippi Delta have been flooded since February. Damage could total tens of millions of dollars.        ...
2019-06-27 20:30

A sunken barge might have saved these Louisiana towns from major flooding While officials worked to restore power and remove fallen trees in Assumption Parish on Sunday, one hazard was notably absent in its towns as a major storm pushed north: flooding....
2019-07-16 03:45

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severity and extent of flooding over the central United States this week....
2019-06-04 02:45

Memorial Day: sweltering heat and storms follow tornadoes and flooding 100F forecast from Florida to South CarolinaTwo dead and 29 injured in Oklahoma tornadoSweltering heat, storms and possible twisters were expected to hit the southern plains and south-eastern states on Memorial Day, after a spate of deadly tornadoes ...
2019-05-27 14:45

Flooding swamps New Orleans before potential hurricane makes landfall New Orleans streets into small rivers as a possible hurricane could make landfall in the area on Saturday.        ...
2019-07-11 06:00

Hero unclogs sewer to help clear flooding on Queens highway If you see something, do something. One woman in Queens took action Monday night to help alleviate severe flooding that closed all lanes on the Long Island Expressway near Francis Lewis Boulevard. Daphne Youree exited her car and grabbed an orange co...
2019-07-23 06:15

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hottest weather of the summer of 2019 so far in the northeastern United States....
2019-07-17 05:30

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......
2019-07-12 09:45

Ex-pharma chief charged with flooding Appalachian towns with opioids Anthony Rattini accused of ignoring evidence of opioids’ harmCharges mark shift in effort to hold drug firms to accountFederal prosecutors have charged a former president of a major pharmaceutical distributor with flooding parts of Appalachia with mi...
2019-07-19 22:30

Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia GAUHATI, India — Officials say the death toll has risen to 152 in monsoon flooding in South Asia as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries. At least 90 people have died in Nepal and 50 in India’s Assam stat...
2019-07-20 09:45

Ohio pharmaceutical distributor accused of flooding Appalachia with opioids A criminal indictment this week accuses an Ohio pharmaceutical distributor of scheming to flood parts of rural Appalachia with millions of painkillers, contributing to the opioid epidemic....
2019-07-20 20:45

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany came to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. The worst weather appears to be over, for now....
2019-05-21 21:45

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
2019-05-24 05:15

Vandals accused of flooding World War II-era submarine face new charges New charges have been levied against five so-called urban explorers accused of flooding and partially sinking a World War II-era submarine in New Jersey during a pair of break-ins last summer....
2019-07-25 04:45

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding....
2019-05-22 22:30

Mississippi senator asks Trump for pumps to ease flooding JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi’s U.S. senators wants President Donald Trump to order temporary pumps to remove floodwaters from part of the state that’s been underwater for four months. U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith made the reques...
2019-06-13 04:15

Rain And Flooding Expected In US Southern Plains After Deadly Storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged US southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered......
2019-05-23 10:45

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters, and injuring 11 people, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday. The huge refugee camp has bee...
2019-07-05 19:30

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already being felt on Wednesday morning in New Orleans.Read more......
2019-07-10 18:45

Friend of slain former Arkansas state senator Linda Collins-Smith charged with murder A friend of the ex-Arkansas state senator found shot dead in her home this month was charged with her murder on Monday. Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell, 48, was ordered held without bond after being charged with capital murder, abuse of a corpse and tam...
2019-06-18 08:45

Arkansas authorities confirm dead body found earlier this week is former GOP state lawmaker Authorities in Arkansas confirmed on Thursday that a woman found dead outside her home this week is former Republican state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith. ...
2019-06-07 02:15

Remains found in Arkansas amid search for missing Texas girl Maleah Davis, 4 _____ The remains of a child’s body were found Friday in Arkansas as authorities searched for a missing 4-year-old Texas girl who disappeared from Houston more than three weeks ago and who is thought to have been murdered, officials said. The remains...
2019-06-02 00:30

Prosecutors charge ex-aide Rebecca O'Donnell in death of former Arkansas Sen. Linda Collins-Smith A woman described as a onetime campaign aide and "good friend" to former Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder in her death, authorities said....
2019-06-19 02:15

White supremacist gang leader may have fled Arkansas jail a day before guards noticed, officials say The U.S. Marshals Service is offering up to a $15,000 reward for tips leading to the capture of two inmates – one of which authorities say is the leader of a “violent” white supremacist gang – who possibly fled from an Arkansas jail this week more th...
2019-08-02 04:30

Judge vacates Arkansas man's death sentence in 1994 kidnap, murder of Texas girl A federal judge in Indiana Thursday threw out the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted of kidnapping and murdering a 16-year-old Texas girl in 1994, ruling the man's intellectual disability precluded execution....
2019-06-21 03:45

Arkansas communities hold “sandbagging parties” and prepare for dark flood days ahead A tense situation is dawning for the many thousands in and around the North Little Rock pockets by the Arkansas River, who have little choice but to prepare for dark days ahead amid historic flooding and severe storms in the region. ...
2019-06-04 21:30

Southern delays: Train chaos continues into evening after heavy flooding Travellers around south London faced severe delays and train cancellations this evening as rail networks struggle to "return to normal" following heavy flooding....
2019-06-11 23:15

UPDATE 3-Midwest flooding disrupts U.S. crude, fuel cash markets Unexpected pipeline outages and refinery shutdowns over the past week - in part caused by bad weather in the U.S. Midwest - has roiled cash markets for both crude oil and refined products, traders said on Tuesday....
2019-05-29 01:15

Central U.S. faces high risk of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, as Tulsa's mayor warned that the decades-old levee system in his city would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
2019-05-31 01:45

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
2019-07-14 22:30

New Orleans residents stunned by severe flooding as tropical system strengthens The widespread flooding that inundated many parts of New Orleans on Wednesday astounded even longtime residents of a city that frequently withstands the brunt of hurricanes and tropical storms....
2019-07-11 05:30

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
2019-07-14 07:30

All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge the Crescent City over the next three days, concerns are growing that the worst is yet to come....
2019-07-11 18:45

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said....
2019-07-14 17:15

Mississippi farmers suffering after widespread flooding prevents crops from being planted The time to get crops like soy beans, cotton and corn in the ground have come and gone for many farmers in the Mississippi Delta. Months of flooding from record rainfall and backed up waterways, which were shut off from draining into the Mississippi ...
2019-08-01 00:30

Spring flooding in Midwest will begin to unclog America's soybean backup The historic spring flooding that prevented Midwest farmers from planting millions of acres of corn and soy will help to unclog the nation's soybean market this fall....
2019-07-16 07:45

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
2019-07-14 06:00

Deadly tornadoes, ‘catastrophic’ flooding and extreme heat grip parts of U.S. Deadly Tornadoes, historic flooding and record-breaking heat waves are hitting parts of the central and southern United States, resulting in at least five deaths in a span of a week....
2019-05-27 22:30

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flooding if the storm makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
2019-07-11 22:00

Millions face flooding risk as storm strengthens in Gulf of Mexico Powerful rains lashed parts of the Deep South on Thursday morning, packing winds just short of tropical storm force — with the potential to develop into a Category 1 hurricane by the end of the week, forecasters warned. Flash flood watches are in eff...
2019-07-11 17:30

2 jail officials fired after Arkansas escape of white supremacist gang leader, other inmate, police say An Arkansas sheriff’s office says it has fired a pair of jail officials following the escape of two inmates last week -- one of which authorities said is the leader of a “violent” white supremacist gang....
2019-08-08 06:15

CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arrested in connection with the killing of a former state senator found dead outside her home. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arrested in connection with the killing of a former state senator found dead outside her home. (Corrects APNewsAlert to reflect she was a former state senator). The post CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arres...
2019-06-15 02:45

Sarah Sanders leaving as White House press secretary, Trump hints she may run for Arkansas governor Sanders, the woman who defended Trump through some of the most contentious chapters of his presidency, is leaving her post as the White House press secretary.        ...
2019-06-14 00:30

Texas Tech going to 4th CWS after 8-6 win over Oklahoma St LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kurt Wilson hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning and Texas Tech beat Oklahoma State 8-6 in an NCAA Super Regional finale Sunday, earning the Red Raiders their fourth College World Series berth in six seasons....
2019-06-10 08:30

AP Top 25 Podcast: Who can derail Oklahoma in Big 12? Oklahoma will try to make it five straight Big 12 championships with yet another transfer quarterback, while Texas tries to build on its 2018 breakout       ...
2019-08-09 18:30

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
2019-07-12 13:30

Hong Kong airport to resume all flights after protesters cause chaos by flooding terminal Hong Kong airport has said it will restart flights after thousands of pro-democracy protesters occupied its main terminal and forced it to shut down....
2019-08-13 01:15

Corn futures hit 5-year high as flooding, more rain could add to planting woes in heartland Flood waters receded in portions of the nation's Midwest in the past week, but the weather forecast calls for heavy rain and severe thunderstorms over the next few days that could further complicate matters for farmers....
2019-06-15 20:30

Potent storm to trigger flooding, tornado threats in Ohio Valley, Northeast The caboose in a train of storm systems will travel from the Midwest on Wednesday to the Northeast on Thursday with concentrated heavy rain and the potential for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes....
2019-06-19 02:15

Wildfires, flooding wreaking havoc in Russia. Climate change is making it worse Russia's meteorological service says it sees global climate change as a factor behind the wildfires blazing throughout Siberia and the Far East.        ...
2019-08-02 19:00

Record heat hits U.S. Southeast, threat of flooding remains in Central states A heat wave with record-breaking potential gripped the southeastern United States on Monday, while the Central Plains will get a respite from the deadly weather that has pounded and flooded the region since last week, forecasters said....
2019-05-27 22:15

Month of rain in a day: Parts of Southeast deal with flooding, high water rescues Roads became rivers, high-water rescues were underway, and states of emergency were declared in parts of the Southeast.        ...
2019-06-09 20:30

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the weekend....
2019-07-10 20:45

Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul, flooding historic Grand Bazaar Strong rains in Istanbul on Saturday flooded several neighborhoods, as well as the Grand Bazaar, while officials said one person was found dead in the city....
2019-08-17 19:15

India monsoon flooding, landslides leave nearly 150 dead, hundreds of thousands evacuated Nearly 150 people have died and more than 400,000 people have been forced to flee their homes following days of torrential rain that triggered catastrophic flooding and mudslides in southern India, reports said....
2019-08-13 23:15

How to Raise an Activist Over the past few years, I admit to having moments in which I’ve thrown my hands up and said, “It’s going to be up to our kids to fix the mess we’ve made for them. They already seem more capable than we’ve ever been.” Of course, I’d much prefer that ...
2019-08-02 21:15

How ‘Oklahoma!’ Revolutionized the Cast Album It took decades for the full Rodgers and Hammerstein score to be available. But even abbreviated, the show helped build a whole new audience for Broadway music....
2019-07-10 18:15

TCU scores 14 in 4th inning, blasts Oklahoma 15-3 Josh Watson hit a grand slam in TCU's tournament-record 14-run fourth inning and the Horned Frogs routed Oklahoma 15-3 in seven innings in the Big 12 Tournament        ...
2019-05-24 00:45

Buildings, northern cities, coastlines at risk of climate change-related flooding: report New research for the federal Treasury Board has concluded that buildings, coastlines and northern communities face the biggest risks from climate change in Canada....
2019-07-04 15:45

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused the flooding....
2019-07-11 01:15

Washington area hit by flash flooding, stranding drivers and soaking White House basement A morning rainstorm creating a treacherous commute across the nation’s capital on Monday, as numerous roads were washed out and the White House basement ended up getting soaked....
2019-07-09 00:30

National Archives confirm Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights safe after D.C. flooding Dangerous flash floods have rocked the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, but the nation's founding documents are safe, according to The National Archives....
2019-07-09 02:45

Corn futures surge, bringing May gain to 20% as soft commodities rally on Midwest flooding Corn futures are surging, climbing to a near 3-year high, as heavy rain forecasts across major farming areas threaten to delay planting even further....
2019-05-29 16:45

London weather latest: Commuters advised not to travel as flooding prompts transport chaos Commuters have been warned not to travel on Tuesday morning after severe flooding prompted transport chaos, with dozens of trains cancelled and roads left gridlocked....
2019-06-11 10:30

Former Drug Company Execs, Pharmacists Arrested for Allegedly Flooding Small Towns With Opioids Federal officials have indicted two former executives at the pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken for allegedly distributing millions of opioid pills illegally in rural Appalachia. Two pharmacists have also been charged, according to a statement fro...
2019-07-19 18:30

Tom Brady's Getting A Raise But Not Actually An Extension When the news first broke of Tom Brady’s new Patriots contract, it was reported as a two-year extension, running through 2021, at $70 million. After years and years of having to write the same blog, I’m as surprised as you are that scoopsters didn’t ...
2019-08-06 04:30

Knee-deep flooding jams transit, swamps battered Brooklyn, darkens parts of New Jersey Trains and planes were delayed while cars and pedestrians slogged through knee-deep water in Brooklyn as flooding swept through parts of the borough.        ...
2019-07-23 17:15

East Midlands Trains delays: UK flooding causes landslide forcing stranded passengers to evacuate train Passengers on board a flood-hit train from London to Nottingham were left stranded after heavy rain in large parts of England caused a landslide in Northamptonshire....
2019-06-14 10:45

River erosion threatens Oklahoma homes Some residents along a rain-swollen Oklahoma river are evacuating after swift currents eroded the riverbank and undermined the soil beneath their homes. (May 22)        ...
2019-05-23 03:00

Multiple funnel clouds spotted in Oklahoma An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday, spawning tornadoes that caused scattered damage and a deluge of rain. Areas of Oklahoma and Texas remained under a tornado watch early Tuesday. (May 21)     ...
2019-05-21 15:30

2 Killed As Powerful Tornado Devastates US's Oklahoma Rescuers in the US state of Oklahoma were searching Sunday for survivors in the tangled remains of mobile homes and other structures demolished overnight by a powerful tornado that killed at least two......
2019-05-27 16:45

Flash floods prompt rescues in Oklahoma Flooding is an issue in parts of Oklahoma raked by severe storms on Monday. In El Reno and Stillwater, emergency responders were rescuing people from their homes because of high water. (May 21)        ...
2019-05-21 21:45

Official: Likely tornado destroys motel in Oklahoma EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a likely tornado has destroyed a motel and caused other damage in the Oklahoma City area. Meteorologist Rick Smith in Norman says the suspected twister hit El Reno on Saturday night as a powerfu...
2019-05-26 08:15

Tornado tears through Oklahoma community, killing at least two A tornado devastated a small community near Oklahoma City late on Saturday, killing at least two people and injuring several more, officials said, as a succession of violent storms kept pounding the Central Plains states....
2019-05-26 17:30

iPhone battery explodes, destroying Oklahoma mom’s car An Oklahoma mom said her car was gutted by fire after a replacement iPhone battery she bought online exploded. “My car had literally burned up,” Jabricia Pratt told KFOR as she showed the devastation inside her 2019 Jeep Cherokee, the seats melted an...
2019-07-07 18:30

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against drug manufacturers....
2019-05-29 09:15

Oklahoma St. tops W. Virginia 5-2 in Big 12 title game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brett Standlee gave up one run in seven innings to help Oklahoma State defeat West Virginia 5-2 in the Big 12 Tournament title game on Sunday. The third-seeded Cowboys (36-18) won their third tournament title overall and their se...
2019-05-27 03:45

Oklahoma man breaks into home, molests two kids TUSLA, Okla. (KJRH) – Tulsa police say a man is in jail and is accused of breaking into a home and sexually assaulting two children. Officers say this morning a woman called 911 and claimed she woke up to find Mark Twardokus inside her west Tul...
2019-07-13 08:15

Westbrook 'eternally grateful' to Oklahoma City Longtime Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, now bound for Houston, took to Instagram on Friday night to thank the Oklahoma City community, saying he was "eternally grateful" for the 11 years he spent with the organization....
2019-07-13 01:45

Tornado Kills 2, Injures Dozens In Oklahoma Emergency workers check what is left of the second floor of a hotel, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in El Reno, Ok., following a likely tornado touchdown late Saturday night. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — A tornado leveled a motel and tore thro...
2019-05-26 19:45

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers and fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial in nationwide litigation over the drug crisis co...
2019-07-15 16:45

Oklahoma Fugitive Arrested In Warren County WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — An Oklahoma man wanted for child-related sex offenses was arrested in Kentucky. Acting on a tip to South Central Kentucky Crime Stoppers, Warren County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 35-year-old John Thomas Cox ...
2019-06-01 15:45

Oklahoma will struggle to overcome its weakness this time While new quarterback Jalen Hurts was indeed 26-2 as a starter at Alabama, there is a dangerous assumption he will simply pick up where Heisman winners and fellow transfers Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray left off before him at Oklahoma. We’re not so...
2019-07-22 18:30

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it operated responsibly and lawfully....
2019-05-29 03:30

Alvelo strikes out 16; Washington tops Oklahoma St 1-0 Alvelo strikes out 16; Washington tops Oklahoma St 1-0 in Women's College World Series elimination game        ...
2019-06-02 06:30

McCusker’s 2-run double lifts Oklahoma St. over UConn 3-1 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Carson McCusker’s two-run double broke a sixth-inning tie and sent Oklahoma State to a 3-1 win over Connecticut in the NCAA Oklahoma City regional on Monday night. The No. 9 national seed Cowboys (39-19) advance to the best...
2019-06-04 06:30

NFL asks teams to stop Oklahoma drill, others In response to data that showed a high rate of concussions during the early part of training camp in recent years, the NFL has asked teams to eliminate some high-impact drills during practices....
2019-05-22 18:45

Deadly tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma The deadly tornado leveled a motel and tore through the mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight        ...
2019-05-26 22:15

Bonds Raise Recession Concerns A rally in U.S. Treasuries, with prices rising and yields dropping, has reignited concerns over the health of the economy. What's driving the bond market?...
2019-06-03 14:30

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7% raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7% was roughly $800,000. Pay for CEOs at S&P 500 companies rose to a median of $12 million las...
2019-05-25 02:15

Car2go will raise hourly rates by up to a third Car2go just became slightly less viable as a replacement for owning a personal ride. The rental service has introduced a variable-rate pricing system that, for all intents and purposes, will raise prices for customers starting on September 9th. The...
2019-08-10 10:30

VW aims to raise $2B from truck unit IPO A successful IPO of VW's Traton heavy-trucks unit would generate funds for the automaker's EV push and for Traton's expansion outside of its main European market....
2019-06-14 18:15

Walking Before Sunrise To Raise Awareness LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – In cities across the country on Saturday, well before the sun came up, early risers took part in a 5K Walk for Hope. It’s aimed at raising awareness about suicide and mental health. “The coming out of the d...
2019-06-09 04:15

Tropical Storm Barry brings 'significant flooding threat' as officials warn of snakes, alligators in water After making landfall in Louisiana, Tropical Storm Barry contributed making its slow trek northward on Sunday across the region, bringing the threat of flash flooding for the lower Mississippi River valley and warnings by officials to stay out of the...
2019-07-14 21:30

Washington flooding: Drivers seek refuge on cars after nearly a month's worth of rain falls in one hour Emergency workers have responded to dozens of rescue calls and used boats to pluck people from flooded cars after nearly a month's worth of rain hit Washington DC in one hour....
2019-07-09 17:15

Big 12 preview: The Oklahoma QB machine adds Jalen Hurts Can Oklahoma stay on top while replacing another Heisman winner? Is Texas, you know, back? And what should we expect from Les Miles at Kansas? We answer all the Big 12's burning questions for 2019....
2019-07-17 02:15

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a portion of the windfall....
2019-06-29 04:45

Police identify man who fired at cars on Oklahoma interstate OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police in Oklahoma City say an armed suspect who was fatally shot by police after he allegedly fired his weapon at vehicles on Interstate 35 has been identified as a 24-year-old man. Authorities said Thursday that Vincense Dewayn...
2019-06-13 18:15

UCLA Walks It Off Against Oklahoma To Win Another Softball National Championship It may not have been quite as dominant as the show of fireworks that they put on in their unbelievable 16-3 Game 1 win, but it was plenty more dramatic. The UCLA Bruins found the bats when they needed them, hit four dingers once again, and walked it ...
2019-06-05 09:15

Pence tours Oklahoma flood damage, pledges help Vice President Mike Pence traveled to storm and flood-ravaged Oklahoma Tuesday, pledging to rebuild parts of the state damaged by flooding. (June 4)        ...
2019-06-05 02:15

Woman sues TSA over strip search at Oklahoma airport LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas woman has sued the Transportation Security Administration after she says they made her strip down in Oklahoma before a flight back to Nevada, KTNV reports. The TV station reports that Rhonda Mengert says in her lawsuit sh...
2019-06-09 08:00

Oklahoma man’s gay-pride sign about ‘country boys’ goes viral An Oklahoma “country boy” who plastered a rainbow on his pickup truck in honor of Gay Pride Month is receiving a lot of love on the Internet. Cody Barlow, who identifies as straight, said he wasn’t able to make it from his rural tow...
2019-06-12 01:45

UCLA hits 4 HRs, rolls past Oklahoma 16-3 in Game 1 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Rachel Garcia hit a two-run homer and gave up one run in five innings, and UCLA routed Oklahoma 16-3 on Monday to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three championship series. Garcia, who threw 179 pitches on Sunday to earn the win a...
2019-06-04 06:30

Police: Ex-Oklahoma lawmaker died of self-inflicted gunshot NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Investigators say a former Oklahoma state senator who was found dead inside his home apparently died from a self-inflicted gunshot. The Norman Police Department said Thursday it has concluded its investigation into the death of 5...
2019-06-27 20:15

US to use Army base in Oklahoma to shelter migrant children The federal government will be opening a facility at an Army base in Oklahoma to house migrant children and is considered a customs port in southern New Mexico as another option as existing shelters are overwhelmed....
2019-06-12 01:45

Man jailed for allegedly raping 4-year-old in Oklahoma McDonald’s MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald’s play area, which the child was visiting during a day care field trip...
2019-07-19 19:45

UCLA hits 4 HRs, rolls past Oklahoma in Game 1 Rachel Garcia gave up one run in five innings and hit one of UCLA's four home runs in a 16-3 win over Oklahoma in Game 1 of the Women's College World Series championship series....
2019-06-04 08:30

Flight diverted to Oklahoma City due to unruly passenger OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police say an American Airlines flight from Pittsburgh to Dallas/Fort Worth was diverted to Oklahoma City because of a drunken, unruly passenger. The airline says the flight landed in Oklahoma City at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday and ...
2019-06-19 23:15

Families of missing indigenous women march in Oklahoma CONCHO, Okla. (AP) — Families and friends of missing or slain American Indian women and girls are again calling for justice for their loved ones. About 200 people gathered Friday near the headquarters of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in Concho, Okl...
2019-06-15 02:45

Oklahoma St., Louisville win, head to NCAA super regionals Oklahoma State and Louisville are on their way to super regionals in the NCAA Tournament, and four more teams will punch their tickets Monday night. OSU beat Connecticut 3-1 to win the Oklahoma City regional and earn a spot in super regionals for the...
2019-06-04 06:30

The Latest: Trump declares major disaster in Oklahoma LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): 12 p.m. President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster in three Oklahoma counties that have been devastated by flooding, tornadoes and other severe storms. The decla...
2019-06-02 21:15

Simpson sparks Oklahoma State past TCU 5-2 in Big 12 Tourney OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Colin Simpson homered and knocked in two runs to help Oklahoma State defeat TCU 5-2 on Wednesday night in the Big 12 Tournament opener for both teams. Parker Scott earned the win for third-seeded Oklahoma State (33-17). He gave u...
2019-05-23 11:30

Teva Settles Oklahoma Opioid Case for $85 Million The Israel-based drugmaker agreed to pay $85 million to resolve claims by the state of Oklahoma that the company’s marketing helped fuel a rise in opioid addiction....
2019-05-27 02:00

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they're responsible for the opioid epidemic....
2019-07-03 20:15

Tornadoes touch down in Texas and Oklahoma as forecasters warn more could hit Tornadoes touched down on Monday in Texas and Oklahoma, where about 6 million people were facing the risk of twisters, hail and other severe weather, officials said....
2019-05-22 00:30

The Latest: Braggs, Oklahoma completely surrounded by water TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on major flooding Oklahoma and Arkansas from severe weather across the central U.S. (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Officials say a small town in eastern Oklahoma is completely surrounded by water and without power from ma...
2019-05-26 00:30

Thomas leads Baylor past Oklahoma 8-2 in Big 12 Tournament OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Andy Thomas had two hits and knocked in three runs to help Baylor defeat Oklahoma 8-2 on Wednesday in the Big 12 Tournament opener for both teams. Paul Dickens earned the win for second-seeded Baylor (34-15). He gave up six hits ...
2019-05-23 05:15

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmaker to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
2019-05-28 17:15

Every Oklahoma county under state of emergency due to severe weather Every single county in Oklahoma was under a state of emergency Tuesday due to flooding and "severe weather impacts" — including hail storms, tornadoes and powerful straight-line winds — officials said....
2019-05-29 06:45

Oklahoma governor surveys damage from tornado that killed 2 EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has toured the area where two people were killed by a tornado over the weekend, saying it was “unbelievable that anybody could survive.” Stitt traveled Monday to El Reno, a city about 25 mil...
2019-05-27 21:00

Oklahoma State’s Elliott, Battenfield shut out Harvard 2-0 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jensen Elliott and Peyton Battenfield combined on a four-hitter to lead Oklahoma State to a 2-0 win over Harvard in the NCAA Oklahoma City regional on Friday night. Elliott limited the Crimson to three hits in seven innings, and ...
2019-06-01 05:30

Listen to the Sound of Love Reinvented in ‘Oklahoma!’ (Headphones On.) How did a lush throwback like “People Will Say We’re in Love” become the lean, sexy, countrified number being sung today? Follow along as we break it down....
2019-07-10 21:45

The Latest: Oklahoma reservoir to reduce flows into river FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on severe flooding in Arkansas and Oklahoma (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a northeastern Oklahoma reservoir that’s releasing water into the rain-swollen Arkansas River has...
2019-05-29 19:45

The Latest: Private lake dam in Oklahoma City endangered OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Oklahoma City officials are warning residents near a small private lake in the northeastern part of the city to take precautions because t...
2019-05-23 02:15

Oklahoma State eases into NCAA golf semifinals FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — NCAA champion Matthew Wolff and U.S. Amateur champion Viktor Hovland led Oklahoma State into the semifinals Tuesday with a 4-1 victory over SMU to start its bid for a second straight NCAA title. The Cowboys earned the No. 1 ...
2019-05-28 23:30

Top to bottom: Oklahoma, Kansas help start Big 12 media days The Big 12 is kicking off its football media days at the home stadium of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys where the league plays its championship game       ...
2019-07-15 11:00

Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma’s lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay the state $85 million. Israeli-owned Teva Pharmaceuticals and Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter bo...
2019-05-26 19:45

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new cases nationwide, raising the total number sickened this year to 880 people....
2019-05-21 14:45

Oklahoma surges into WCWS finals; UCLA awaits Jocelyn Alo's monster two-run homer in the fifth inning helped Oklahoma defeat Alabama 7-3 on Sunday to qualify for the championship series against UCLA....
2019-06-03 09:30

Minnesota, Oklahoma among teams vying for WCWS title OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two years ago, Minnesota was ranked No. 1 in the USA Today/NFCA softball poll heading into the NCAA Tournament. Somehow, the Golden Gophers weren’t even a national seed and got sent to Alabama for regional play. It was a ha...
2019-05-30 21:15

The Latest: O'Rourke tours Oklahoma flood damage The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): ____ 3:30 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke toured some flood damage in Oklahoma as the waters began to recede and storm-weary residents gutted waterlogged homes....
2019-06-03 08:30

Rescuers search for survivors after Oklahoma tornado kills at least two Rescue workers on Sunday searched for survivors in the rubble left by a tornado that devastated parts of a small community near Oklahoma City, leaving two dead, more than two dozen injured and hundreds homeless, officials said....
2019-05-26 21:45

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmakers to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
2019-05-28 13:15

Weather pushes Oklahoma State-TCU Big 12 semi to Sunday OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Big 12 baseball tournament semifinal between Oklahoma State and TCU has been pushed from Saturday night to Sunday morning due to weather. A news release from the conference said the game was postponed due to potential incleme...
2019-05-26 07:30

Listen to the Sound of Love Reinvented in ‘Oklahoma!’ (Headphones On) How did a lush throwback like “People Will Say We’re in Love” become the lean, sexy, countrified number being sung today? Follow along as we break it down....
2019-07-10 23:45

Alo’s HR helps Oklahoma top Alabama, advance to title series OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jocelyn Alo’s monster two-run homer in the fifth inning helped Oklahoma defeat Alabama 7-3 on Sunday night to qualify for the championship series. Alo’s shot cleared the center field seats, the cameras and a slow-pitc...
2019-06-03 07:30

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to minutes released Wednesday from the Federal Open Mark...
2019-05-23 00:45

Snap to raise $1 billion to invest in AR, possible acquisitions Snap Inc on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt and plans to invest in more media content, augmented reality features and may also buy other companies....
2019-08-06 17:00

WWE women raise over $25k for Ashley Massaro’s daughter in just one day Some of the biggest female superstars in WWE history have come together to honor former “diva” Ashley Massaro and raise money for her daughter’s college fund following the ex-wrestler’s sudden death last week. The women launch...
2019-05-24 02:15

Democrats raise millions to fight Trump - and one another U.S. Senator Cory Booker reported on Monday he raised $4.5 million in the three months ended June 30, the latest Democratic hopeful to detail his cash haul in the party's crowded presidential field....
2019-07-16 03:30

Very low levels of 'bad' cholesterol may raise stroke risk New research in a large sample of participants finds that too little low-density lipoprotein cholesterol correlates with a higher risk of bleeding stroke....
2019-07-04 20:45

Trevor Noah on Trump: ‘I’m just trying to raise questions’ From plummeting ratings to a global success, how did the Daily Show host become “America’s therapist”?It is a few hours before Trevor Noah takes his seat at The Daily Show’s presenting desk, from which – four nights a week – he lobs comedic grenades ...
2019-07-13 08:30

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that bees have been dying in large numbers in at least seven regions this year. Experts attrib...
2019-07-09 14:45

Sources: Broncos give CB Harris raise to $12M Pro Bowl cornerback Chris Harris Jr. didn't get the long-term deal he was looking for, but he got a raise for the 2019 season in an adjusted contract the Broncos gave him Tuesday....
2019-05-29 09:15

How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach. That is what some families are doing to help kids. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
2019-07-08 23:00

Study: Poultry may raise bad cholesterol the same as red meat Researchers found that eating white meat poultry can raise low-density lipoproteins levels in the same way as red meat, contradicting a long-thought idea about health differences between the meats....
2019-06-04 18:30

Macy's not looking to raise prices if new tariffs imposed: CEO Macy's Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Gennette said on Wednesday that the department store chain would not raise prices on products if the Trump administration goes ahead with its latest 10% tariffs....
2019-08-14 17:45

Macy's not looking to raise prices if new tariffs imposed - CEO Macy's Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Gennette said on Wednesday that the department store chain would not raise prices on products if the Trump administration goes ahead with its latest 10% tariffs....
2019-08-14 17:15

Atrial fibrillation may raise dementia risk by 50% According to the largest research of its kind yet, atrial fibrillation may raise the risk of dementia even in people who did not experience a stroke....
2019-06-19 18:45

Russia Protests Raise Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
2019-08-05 07:15

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when De...
2019-06-05 08:30

Give Disneyland's Evil Queen a raise Say what you will about Disney’s complete domination of the box-office industry, their annoying live-action remakes, and their upcoming slate of Disney+ streamables, but, goddamnit, leave the Disneyland and Disney World cast members alone. These true...
2019-08-05 17:00

Netflix plans to raise prices in the UK by up to 20 percent Netflix is raising prices in the United Kingdom for the first time since 2017, according to The Guardian. The streaming service will bump up monthly fees for subscribers by as much as 20 percent. The cost of the company's HD streaming plan will ...
2019-05-30 19:30

Vaccinations do not raise risk of multiple sclerosis A study of more than 200,000 people in Germany, including 12,000 with multiple sclerosis, has concluded that vaccinations are not a risk factor for MS....
2019-08-03 04:00

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to support the grassroots movement Extinction Rebell...
2019-07-12 11:30

Garcia’s RBI single in 10th lifts Oklahoma St. to title game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alix Garcia singled in the bottom of the 10th inning to score Andrew Navigato, and Oklahoma State defeated TCU 7-6 on Sunday to advance to the Big 12 Tournament title game. With Oklahoma State trailing 6-5, Christian Funk led off...
2019-05-26 22:45

DCP Midstream shuts pipeline in Grady County, Oklahoma after explosion A natural gas pipeline owned and operated by DCP Midstream in Grady County, Oklahoma, was temporarily shut after an explosion on Tuesday, according to a company spokeswoman....
2019-06-19 01:45

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP's crude oil pipeline on Thursday....
2019-05-23 21:15

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
2019-05-26 19:45

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, at the start of the first trial in lawsuits over the drug abuse crisis....
2019-05-28 20:30

Russell Westbrook says goodbye to Oklahoma City in touching post Russell Westbrook had spent his entire 11-year career in Oklahoma City. After being traded, he thanked the organization and the community.       ...
2019-07-13 02:45

‘There I Was, Flying Across the Room’: Tornado Leaves an Oklahoma Town Shaken At least two people were killed when a strong tornado touched down in El Reno, Okla., late Saturday, in the latest round of severe weather in the state....
2019-05-27 01:45

Oklahoma man arrested in stolen car with snake, uranium, gun, whiskey: Cops An Oklahoma man was arrested last month after police say a routine traffic stop turned up a gun, a rattlesnake, an open bottle of whiskey and rod of “radioactive” uranium. ...
2019-07-12 18:45

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipment and called for new regulations, the U.S. safety regulator said on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 04:15

Oklahoma State’s wild 6-5 win over Texas Tech forces Game 3 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Noah Sifrit raced home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 on Saturday night to force a deciding Game 3 in the NCAA Super Regional. After Sifrit led off the ninth by drawing a...
2019-06-09 08:00

Teens save 90-year-old woman from burning Oklahoma home Four high school football players made the play of their life — saving a 90-year-old woman whose home was on fire in Oklahoma, according to new reports. Catherine Ritchie, who had lived in the same Sapulpa home for 58 years, was about to turn i...
2019-06-07 23:15

UPDATE 3-DCP Midstream shuts natgas pipeline in Oklahoma after explosion DCP Midstream temporarily shut a natural gas pipeline it owns and operates in Grady County, Oklahoma, after an explosion on Tuesday was caused by work by another company, said a DCP spokeswoman....
2019-06-19 09:15

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an overdose....
2019-05-24 13:15

At least 2 dead, dozens injured as violent tornado rips through Oklahoma At least two people are dead and dozens others injured after a devastating tornado struck El Reno, Oklahoma, on Saturday night. The powerful storm leveled the second story of a motel and killed two people at a mobile home park in the area 26 miles we...
2019-05-27 12:30

Violent weather kills three in Missouri, floods rivers in Oklahoma A relentless barrage of violent weather in the central United States left three people dead on Thursday, local media said, as tornadoes raked across southwest Missouri and devastated the state capital, and heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma....
2019-05-23 21:15

Tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma; at least 2 deaths confirmed: reports Severe damage, including fatalities, occurred after a fierce tornado struck in El Reno, Okla., on Saturday night, according to local police and media reports....
2019-05-26 11:15

Kids have long road to heal after Oklahoma police shooting TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Three children wounded when Oklahoma police opened fire on their mother’s pickup truck in April are struggling to cope with their trauma and injuries. Medical records say a bullet pierced the left frontal lobe of 4-year-old ...
2019-06-02 19:15

Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
2019-07-15 20:45

Oklahoma braces for the worst: more rain, eroding levees and looters Some much-needed sunshine glistened down on the flood-ridden communities in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma on Friday – only the worst may be yet to come amid unprecedented rain and flooding....
2019-06-01 18:30

Show hits 2 HRs, throws complete game for Oklahoma State OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Samantha Show hit two homers and pitched a complete game to help Oklahoma State beat Florida 2-1 in the Women’s College World Series on Thursday. Show’s teammates didn’t register a single hit, and it didn’...
2019-05-31 06:30

Former Steelers, Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones becomes first player to sign with XFL After serving as a backup to Ben Roethlisberger with the Steelers, Landry Jones is trying to get his football career back on track in the XFL.       ...
2019-08-16 21:15

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
2019-07-16 03:15

Flash Floods Shut Down Oklahoma Interstate, Prompt Rescues OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A powerful storm system that spawned dozens of tornado sightings is now causing significant flash flooding in parts of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation shut down Interstate 40 in El Reno, about 25 miles (40 kil...
2019-05-21 14:31

Oklahoma makes final bid to hold J&J responsible for opioid epidemic Oklahoma's attorney general on Wednesday made his final bid to force Johnson & Johnson to pay $17 billion for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic, saying the drugmaker's "egregious" marketing caused an oversupply of addictive drugs and overdose d...
2019-08-01 01:30

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an entertainment district canal. The Oklahoman reports that the council voted Tuesday to settle a claim fil...
2019-05-23 02:15

‘Blocked Off From Civilization’: Floodwaters Turn Oklahoma Town Into an Island Braggs, a town of 259 in rural Oklahoma, has become a virtual island. Floodwaters have nearly surrounded it, cutting off residents, who have formed an ad hoc emergency response network....
2019-05-29 08:30

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
2019-05-29 13:00

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing d...
2019-05-29 19:30

Big 12 preseason power rankings: Everyone is chasing Oklahoma, but Texas isn't far behind USA TODAY Sports is ranking every Power Five league from its best team through its worst. Next is the Big 12 Conference led by Oklahoma and Texas.       ...
2019-08-13 11:45

'We had no idea': overdose victim's dad testifies in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Jo...
2019-05-29 22:15

Richard P. Matsch, 88, Judge in Oklahoma Bombing Case, Is Dead He presided over two trials stemming from the worst act of domestic terrorism, which killed 168 at a federal building, until the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks....
2019-05-29 23:45

After daughter asked to buy shoes for friend, Arkansas mom bought all shoes at Payless store closing (KNWA) An Arkansas woman recently bought out an entire Payless Shoes store in hopes of helping those in need. Carrie Jernigan was at an Alma store’s close-out sale when her daughter saw a pair she wanted to buy for a friend at school because she h...
2019-07-31 18:45

'Ants were my nemesis': Hiker lost for 6 days recounts surviving in Arkansas wilderness Joshua McClatchy, a hiker who was lost for 6 days, spoke to "Good Morning America" about how he survived in the Arkansas wilderness without food.        ...
2019-06-14 16:15

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
2019-05-22 00:30

How Trump Could Quickly Raise the Stakes in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have flooded the streets of Hong Kong for weeks and even forced the airport to close, but U.S. President Donald Trump has largely avoided getting involved. That doesn’t mean he has no leverage. Under a U.S. law, Trump has the...
2019-08-16 18:45

3-year-old sells lemonade to raise money for babies in need When 3-year-old Ava Lewis decided to start a lemonade stand this summer, the Durham, NC, tot knew just where her profits would go. “I want to help babies,” Ava told her mom, Maggie, when the two began plotting the sweet endeavor earlier t...
2019-08-14 20:15

How fixing the Bay Area housing problem can raise wages across the US Joe Lonsdale, founding partner of 8VC, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the new wave of wealth generated by the IPO book, which is putting pressure on an already tight housing market in Silicon Valley....
2019-05-21 19:15

Pay raise approved for TUSD teachers, support staff TUCSON — When educators head back to work in Southern Arizona’s largest school district, they’ll be making more money. The Tucson Unified School District has approved a budget that includes salary raises for teachers and non-teaching personnel....
2019-07-11 11:30

Offshore wind auction could raise millions for Queen Crown Estate holds rights to seabeds around British Isles for wind and wave powerThe Queen’s property managers will this week set out terms for the world’s biggest offshore wind auction in a decade.Industry experts expect the complex bidding process ...
2019-07-17 16:45

A Truce Falters, and a Plan to Raise Congress’s Pay Falls Apart Democratic and Republican House leaders tried to broker a deal for an increase after a decade of frozen pay, but ran up against vulnerable freshmen Democrats....
2019-06-12 02:45

Tentative Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit....
2019-07-22 20:15

New Corvette undergoes major redesign in bid to raise performance WARREN, Mich. — When you first lay eyes on the new 2020 Corvette, a modern version of the classic American sports car isn’t the first thing that pops into your head. Instead, you think Lamborghini, Lotus, McLaren. The eighth-generation ‘Vette, dubbed...
2019-07-19 11:15

Aspirin may raise death among some breast cancer patients Using aspirin may raise risk of death in some women with breast cancer, a study says. Researchers say the drug may interact during methylation, a chemical shift in DNA activation, to increase the risk of death....
2019-08-12 21:45

Airtel Africa Seeks to Raise $750 Million in London IPO Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80-100 pence per share for its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....
2019-06-17 16:30

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democrats agreed in a closed-door meeting Monday night ...
2019-06-11 02:15

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with enough cash through the second half of 2020....
2019-05-22 14:45

House Votes to Raise Federal Minimum Wage to $15 The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. Its prospects are dim in the Senate....
2019-07-18 18:30

Republicans raise $20.7M in June -- more than double Dems' $8.5M haul The Republican National Committee raised more than twice as much as the Democratic National Committee in June – $20.7 million compared to the DNC’s $8.5 million, according to Federal Election Commission filings, Politico reported.  ...
2019-07-21 14:45

UPDATE 2-WeWork looking to raise up to $4 bln in debt ahead of IPO -source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
2019-07-08 00:30

WeWork looking to raise up to $4 billion in debt ahead of IPO: source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
2019-07-07 23:00

A secret pay raise by Cabinet angers Palestinian public Leaked documents showing the Palestinian Cabinet secretly gave itself a generous raise have rocked the West Bank, where the cash-strapped government has been forced to slash the salaries of its employees...
2019-06-04 20:30

New chicks raise hope for hen harrier survival … but shooters take aim Despite a successful breeding season, the endangered birds still face serious threatsA row has broken out between conservation groups over the wellbeing of one of Britain’s most critically endangered birds of prey: the hen harrier. The dispute reveal...
2019-08-11 10:00

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tackling the climate crisis after Donald Trump reiterated his determination to ditch the Paris accord.The...
2019-06-29 16:45

Government To Raise Income Tax Exemption For NPS Subscribers: 5 Points In NPS, a government employee contributes towards pension from monthly salary along with matching contribution from the employer. The funds are then invested in earmarked investment schemes through......
2019-07-06 11:45

Biden wants to raise the corporate tax rate back to Obama era Joe Biden said that, if elected president, he would raise the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 28 percent — the same rate backed by the Obama administration. “That would raise billions of dollars,” the Democratic front-runner said in a CNN inter...
2019-07-06 04:30

Could the use of stomach acid drugs raise the risk of allergies? A nationwide study of Austrian health records has found a higher rate of prescriptions for allergy drugs following those for stomach acid medications....
2019-08-06 14:45

Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) with the company´s initial public offering, according to documents filed with Brazil's securities industry watchdog on Thursday....
2019-06-07 02:45

TUSD teachers head back to school with raise TUCSON – Students at Tucson Unified are heading back to school on Thursday. The district held several teacher meet-and-greets throughout the community to get children ready for the start of the semester. TUSD teachers are going back to the clas...
2019-08-01 08:30

New study breaks down how much traffic tickets can raise car insurance TUCSON- As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, law enforcement plans to crack down on dangerous driving. A new report out by The Zebra shows how 26 common traffic tickets can raise car insurance. A single traffic ticket can raise car insurance cos...
2019-07-02 05:15

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. The San Francisco company is seeking $100 million in...
2019-05-30 09:30

Alibaba mulls second listing to raise $20 billion: Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the matter....
2019-05-28 01:15

UPDATE 1-Alibaba mulls second listing to raise $20 bln -Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the matter....
2019-05-27 21:45

Longer work hours may raise stroke risk The risk of stroke increases by nearly 30 percent for people who work longer than 10 hours a day for at least 50 days a year, according to new research....
2019-06-20 19:15

Ingmar Bergman’s Summer Movies Raise the Temperature The master filmmaker’s “Summer Interlude,” “Summer With Monika” and “Smiles of a Summer Night” evoke the transitory happiness of the brief, intense Nordic summer....
2019-07-24 16:30

Trump Proposal Would Raise Bar for Proving Housing Discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing forward with a new rule to make it much more difficult for people claiming housing discrimination to prove it....
2019-08-03 01:15

Will taking time to raise my child hurt my career? I’ve been on maternity leave for five years. I’m ready to go back into full-time work, but how should I word this gap into my cover letter without looking like I took an extended vacation? Are you kidding me, mom? Did it feel like an extended vacatio...
2019-07-01 10:15

Out-of-trust cases raise concerns of 'bloodbath' for retailers U.S. auto sales are at historically robust levels. Yet concern is rising over the number of dealers accused by their lenders of selling vehicles without repaying floorplan loans in a timely manner, a practice known as selling out of trust....
2019-06-10 07:45

Trump, Republicans raise $105 million in second quarter for re-election bid U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican Party together raised $105 million in the second quarter, with Trump's re-election campaign taking in $54 million of that total, the president's campaign said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 18:45

Riley wants World Cup push to raise profile in rugby-mad NZ New Zealand captain Ali Riley is aware of the pressure on her team to win a game at next month's women's World Cup in France but feels it is nothing compared to having spent much of her career fighting for recognition of the team and women's sport....
2019-05-23 10:30

Oklahoma teens find human leg bone with shoe still attached: police A group of Oklahoma teenagers found a human leg bone with a piece of footwear still attached while walking through the wood Monday evening, police said....
2019-07-16 15:30

REFILE-Oklahoma makes final bid to hold J&J responsible for opioid epidemic Oklahoma's attorney general on Wednesday made his final bid to force Johnson & Johnson to pay $17 billion for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic, saying the drugmaker's "egregious" marketing caused an oversupply of addictive drugs and overdose d...
2019-08-01 02:30

Oklahoma seeks to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis came to an end....
2019-07-15 17:30

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Johnson....
2019-06-28 00:45

Police hunt Oklahoma couple fleeing child abuse charges Law enforcement in Oklahoma and Missouri are hunting a man and a woman charged with multiple counts of child abuse after they fled from Oklahoma to Missouri last month....
2019-07-04 10:15

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
2019-07-15 19:45

UCLA walks off in Game 2 vs. Oklahoma to win 13th national championship in softball UCLA won its 13th national championship in softball, and first since 2010, on Kinsley Washington's walk-off single in Game 2 against Oklahoma.        ...
2019-06-05 07:30

Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Texas as forecasters warn more perilous weather could hit An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled “particularly dangerous” swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes....
2019-05-21 15:15

She was kidnapped by her stepfather as a child in Oklahoma, held captive 19 years. Then she escaped. _____ An Oklahoma man kidnapped his stepdaughter as a child, repeatedly raped and abused her, fathered her nine children and threatened her with violence during the almost 20 years he held her captive, authorities said. Henri Michelle Piette, 63, was...
2019-06-15 22:30

Vice President Mike Pence in Oklahoma to tour flood damage TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence and his wife have arrived in Oklahoma to see areas damaged by severe flooding. Pence and second lady Karen Pence arrived in Tulsa on Tuesday afternoon and plan to visit a food bank and people cleaning up ...
2019-06-04 20:15