Gov. Mary Fallin

File photo of woman getting sonogram. (credit: GENT SHKULLAKU/AFP/Getty Images)

Oklahoma Abortion Provider Sues Over New Law

An Oklahoma doctor who performs nearly half the state’s abortions filed a lawsuit Thursday to block a law that would require clinics to have a physician with admitting privileges at a nearby hospital present when an abortion is performed.


File photo of an execution chamber. (credit: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Problems With IV Line Affected Okla. Execution

A review of an Oklahoma execution that was halted midway through says an improperly monitored IV line likely caused problems in administering three lethal drugs.


Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed on July 15, 2014. (credit: Rick Loomis-Pool/Getty Images)

State Lawmaker: Immigrant Minors At Fort Sill Should Be Quarantined

A state lawmaker who is one of two doctors in the Oklahoma Legislature is insisting that unaccompanied immigrant minors being housed at Fort Sill be quarantined.


Charles Warner was scheduled to die just hours after the botched execution of Clayton Lockett by Oklahoma prison officials last week. ( PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Oklahoma Court Approves Six-Month Stay Of Execution

Charles Warner was scheduled to die just hours after the botched execution of Clayton Lockett by Oklahoma prison officials last week.


Lockett had an intravenous tap placed at his groin because suitable veins couldn't be found elsewhere. That vein collapsed, and prison officials were unable to find another viable one, the state didn't have another dose of the drugs available anyway. (Image credit: Oklahoma Dept. of Corrections)

Report: Oklahoma Execution Officials Took 51 Minutes To Find Vein

Clayton Lockett died of an apparent heart attack 10 minutes after officials stopped the scheduled execution.


File photo of an execution chamber. (credit: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Oklahoma Inmate Dies After Botched Execution

Officials stopped the lethal injection execution of Clayton Lockett after a new drug was administered. Doctors say Lockett died of a heart attack.


File photo of a Native American chief wearing a headdress. (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Daughter Of Okla. Governor Defends Headdress Photo

The daughter of Oklahoma’s governor is defending a photo of herself wearing a Native American headdress, though the picture was removed from social media sites after criticism that it was insensitive.


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Judge Rules Oklahoma Law Making It Harder For Women To Obtain Morning-After Pill Unconstitutional

An Oklahoma County judge Thursday ruled the state’s law that makes it harder for women to obtain the morning-after pill is unconstitutional and prohibited its enforcement.


This photo illustration shows a package of Plan B contraceptive on April 5, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Filed To Block Okla. Law That Restricts Access To Morning-After Pill

A coalition of reproductive rights advocates filed a lawsuit Thursday to block enforcement of an Oklahoma law that restricts access to the morning-after emergency contraception pill.


Oklahoma residents continue to recover and sift through the remains of their homes after devastating storms ripped through the state. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Aid Approved For 16 Okla. Counties After Storms

Gov. Mary Fallin says the federal government has approved her request to provide public assistance to 16 Oklahoma counties hit hard by recent severe weather and tornadoes.




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