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Former US Sen. Jim Inhofe, defense hawk who called human-caused climate change a 'hoax,' dies at 89

Jul. 09, 2024 15:08 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former Sen. Jim Inhofe, a conservative known for his strong support of defense spending and his denial that human activity is responsible for the bulk of climate change, has died. He was 89. Inhofe, a powerful fixture in Oklahoma politics for over six decades,...

Border bill fails Senate test vote as Democrats seek to underscore Republican resistance

May. 23, 2024 16:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans again blocked a bill meant to clamp down on the number of migrants allowed to claim asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer sought Thursday to underscore GOP resistance to the proposal. The legislation,...

FEMA administrator surveys Oklahoma tornado damage with the state's governor and US senator.

Apr. 30, 2024 13:52 PM EDT

A Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator said Tuesday that “our heart aches for the loss of life” in tornadoes that left four dead and about 100 injured in Oklahoma. FEMA administrator Deanne Criswell joined Gov. Kevin Stitt and Sen. James Lankford in surveying the...