WASHINGTON (AP) — With the failure Friday of Republican health care legislation, President Donald Trump's campaign promise to replace so-called Obamacare "immediately" has been broken.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of U.S. Africa Command says he would like to be granted more authority to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee says former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has volunteered to speak with the panel as part of its ongoing investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House claimed vindication while the House intelligence committee chairman privately apologized in the wake of his decision to brief President Donald Trump on secret intelligence intercepts related to a probe of Russian interference in the election.
By Paul Monies Business Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgLegislation that would allow longer horizontal drilling in nonshale formations in Oklahoma advanced out of the Senate this week, with one energy industry group previously split internally on the issue announcing its position on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and group of 13 nations across the Americas on Thursday called on Venezuela's government to hold elections and immediately free political prisoners, setting up a potential diplomatic showdown with President Nicolas Maduro's socialist administration.
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESSOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Democrats are proposing nearly $1.4 billion worth of revenue proposals to help prevent deep budget cuts to state programs and provide funding for a teacher pay raise.
APOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Department of Human Services would be forced to close 11 county offices and slash funding to a dozen programs that support poor, disabled and elderly Oklahomans under a 14 percent budget reduction being discussed by the Legislature.
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESSOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two bills that opponents say have led to boycotts in other states and could jeopardize Oklahoma's ability to attract major sporting events have been derailed in the Oklahoma Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department official says the United States won't attend a multinational peace conference on Afghanistan next month in Russia.
The reasons: The U.S. wasn't consulted before receiving the invitation and doesn't know Russia's objectives for the gathering.
By Nolan Clay Staff Writer email@example.comNORMAN — Former state Sen. Ralph Shortey made his first court appearance Friday on his child prostitution case.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans' long-promised effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" was in serious trouble Friday ahead of a do-or-die vote demanded by President Donald Trump.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Ben Felder Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgFor the second time in as many meetings, the state Board of Education approved a charter school application despite the local school board's objections.
Last month, the Norman School Board unanimously rejected an application from Le Monde International School, a proposed charter school being pushed by parents in response to the district's decision to end a French immersion program last year at Reagan Elementary School.
Real estate, homebuilder groups oppose proposed sales tax plan
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BY WILL WEISSERT, Associated PressAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry, whose agency oversees the nation's nuclear arsenal, is inserting himself into an unusually small political dispute: an election for student body president at Texas A&M.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For a man who doesn't like the spotlight, the chairman of the House intelligence committee has secured himself a place in it.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sitting atop that vast apparatus of institutional knowledge, hard-won intelligence and data known as the U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's startling allegation that former President Barack Obama tapped his phones during last year's election is pitting the White House against U.S. intelligence officials, sparking grave concern in law enforcement circles and alarming Democrats and Republicans alike.
By ERICA WERNER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump in their first major legislative test.
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APWASHINGTON (AP) — In a humiliating setback, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their "Obamacare" repeal bill off the House floor Friday after it became clear the measure would fail badly.
BY JULIE BYKOWICZ, Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump will have a security clearance, a West Wing office and the ear of her father on important policy matters.Read more on NewsOK.com
By K.S. McNutt Staff Writer email@example.comA new task force will review the status of Oklahoma's higher education system and make recommendations to improve and modernize it.
"The task force will be looking at the fiscal viability of each institution within the system, particularly in relationship to the budget cuts that have occurred the past several years," Chancellor Glen Johnson said Thursday.
By Jaclyn Cosgrove Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgWithout additional funding from the Legislature, the state Medicaid agency likely will have to consider paying less money to medical professionals who serve low-income Oklahomans.
By Dale Denwalt Capitol Bureau email@example.comThe Oklahoma Senate rejected a bill that would have stripped some anti-discrimination language from city charters.
After that vote, another bill that would let business owners refuse goods and services based on religious beliefs was pulled from the agenda.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the upcoming health care vote in the House (all times local):
Opposition to House Speaker Paul Ryan's health care bill is costing an Iowa congressman some valuable campaign support.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With time running out to get votes for the Republican plan to repeal and replace "Obamacare," President Donald Trump has shown he's willing to make a deal.Read more on NewsOK.com
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESSOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Department of Human Services would be forced to close 11 county offices and slash funding to a dozen programs that support poor, disabled and elderly Oklahomans under a 14 percent budget reduction being discussed by the Legislature.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee chairman privately apologized to his Democratic colleagues on Thursday, yet publicly defended his decision to openly discuss and brief President Donald Trump on typically secret intercepts that he says swept up communications of the president's transition team in the final days of the Obama administration.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is investigating California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter for possible campaign finance violations, an allegation the lawmaker dismisses as inadvertent mistakes.
The House Ethics Committee has been investigating allegations that Hunter improperly used campaign funds to pay for tens of thousands of dollars in personal expenses, such as trips to Hawaii and Italy and tuition for Hunter's school-age children.