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  • obama

    President Obama’s year-end message: North Korea, Cuba, and Congress

    WASHINGTON, D.C.  (CNN) —  President Barack Obama said that “really concrete, practical” law enforcement reforms will result from a review his administration is currently producing, and sounded an optimistic tone about preventing deaths like Michael Brown’s in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner’s in New York City in the future. “What I don’t think is always […]

  • Christina Morris

    Update: Missing Texas woman’s DNA found in trunk of suspect’s car, police say

    UPDATED 12/19/14 2:38 P.M. PLANO, Texas (KDFW) – According to arrest warrants, Christina Morris’ DNA was found in the trunk of Enrique Arochi’s truck. The  new details come nearly one week after Arochi was arrested and charged for allegedly kidnapping the 23-year-old Plano woman. FOX4 is reporting the DNA evidence is believed to be from […]

  • James Holmes, Photo courtesy of FOX31

    James Holmes’ parents talk about their son for first time since Aurora theater shooting

    DENVER, Colo. (FOX31) — For the first time since their son went on a killing spree by killing 12 people inside an Aurora movie theater on July 20, 2012, the parents of James Holmes  are talking to the media. In a letter to the Denver Post, Robert and Arlene Holmes say their son “is not […]

  • State funding calculation error could hurt school districts

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A state aid calculation error, dating back 22 years, could result in several school districts losing money next year once the error is corrected. On Thursday, Joel Robison, Chief of Staff for the Oklahoma State Department of Education said they were only recently made aware of a 1992 law that was not being […]

  • Collecting Mosquitoes for Testing

    “We knew it would spread,” 1 million infected with disease

    (CNN) – Its name means “bending over in pain,” and it has no approved treatment or vaccine. Its symptoms resemble Dengue fever and it has infected more than 1 million people since spreading to the Americas one year ago. In fact, 155 patients have died after developing symptoms. The mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus has long been […]

  • Jeff Flake, U.S. Senator from Arizona, tweeted this photo showing Alan Gross (center, blue shirt) taking his first steps on American soil after being a prisoner in Cuba. His photo, Judy, can also be seen.This photo was taken on Dec. 17, 2014.

    Obama announces historic overhaul of U.S.-Cuba relations; Cuba releases American

    UPDATED 12/17/14 11:17 A.M. WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Barack Obama announced Wednesday plans to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba and ease economic restrictions on the nation, a policy shift he called the end of an “outdated approach” to U.S.-Cuban relations that, “for decades, has failed to advance our interests.” Obama said the U.S. will move […]

  • Photo of the injectable steroids that were distributed by the New England Compounding Center (NECC) that were linked to a meningitis outbreak in 2012. Fourteen people were arrested in December 2014 in connection with the outbreak.

    14 arrested in connection with deadly meningitis outbreak

    UPDATED 12/17/14 10:04 A.M. (CNN) — Fourteen people have been arrested in connection with the deadly 2012 national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections distributed by a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy, a law enforcement source told CNN Wednesday. Owners of the pharmacy, the New England Compounding Center, were among those arrested. The U.S. Centers […]

  • GoVFallinpresser

    Oklahoma Supreme Court sides with Gov. Fallin in open records lawsuit filed by ACLU

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Supreme Court has issued a ruling in a high-profile case that questioned exactly what information state leaders were allowed to keep private. The case was filed earlier this year by The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma on behalf of the owners of the popular Oklahoma news and satirical blog ‘The Lost […]

  • gas

    Prices at the pump hit 5-year low in Oklahoma City metro

    OKLAHOMA CITY– If you’re on the roads, it’s hard to miss. Gas prices have fallen to a five-year low and a lot of Oklahomans are celebrating the change. “I can’t believe they’re this low,” said one driver. “It’s really good right now,” said another driver. “I didn’t think it would ever go under $2, to […]

  • possible lynching

    N.C. teen’s hanging death ruled a suicide; mother says it was a lynching

    BLADENBORO, North Carolina (CNN) — Claudia Lacy says she can accept anything: even that her youngest son committed suicide — if it’s proven and explained to her. However, she says, local and state investigators have done neither to support their theory that Lennon Lacy hanged himself one summer night. Found hanging from a swing set […]

  • A couple in Hong Kong uses a selfie stick, a long pole used to extend their camera phone more than three feet away allowing a wide frame for the photograph.

    The hottest gift you aren’t getting: selfie sticks

    (CNN) — Seriously, how is this not already huge in the United States? According to The Daily Mail, selfie sticks are the must-have gift this season in Britain. The pole is used to extend camera phones more than three feet away, thus allowing users to take group selfies, panoramic shots and the like. Thousands have […]