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Cars drive by a McDonald's restaurant Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Oklahoma City, where three McDonald's employees suffered gunshot wounds when a customer opened fire because she was angry that the restaurant's dining area was closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Shooting over dining area closure hurts 3 McDonald's workers

May. 7, 2020 4:28 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Three teenage McDonald's employees in Oklahoma City suffered gunshot wounds when a customer opened fire because she was angry that the restaurant's dining area was closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, police said Thursday. Gloricia Woody, 32, was in custody after the Wednesday...

Hairstylist Lacey Ward poses for a photo at the Grey House Salon she co-owns, in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, April 30, 2020. Ward is worried that reopening the salon could force her into a position that puts her, her husband and their two young sons at risk. She said she filed for unemployment in mid-March but is still waiting for the first payment, forcing her to drain her family's savings and increasing the pressure she feels to return to work. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Workers must risk infection or losing unemployment payments

Apr. 30, 2020 4:43 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Some of the millions of American workers laid off because of the coronavirus are beginning to face a tough choice — return to work and risk infection, or stay home and risk losing unemployment payments. The decision is most pressing in states where governors have started allowing...

In this July 18, 2018 photo, Berry Trammel, left, is pictured in a frame grab from video as he interviews Oklahoma State University football coach Mike Gundy, right, at Big 12 media days in Dallas. Tramel, a sports columnist for The Oklahoman, was furloughed for a week and participated in a project to provide first-person accounts about the pandemic or the challenges faced as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. (Tim Money, The Oklahoman, via AP)

US journalists seek to help colleagues affected by virus

Apr. 25, 2020 11:59 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Journalists from around the U.S. are finding ways to help their colleagues simply pay rent or buy groceries as they face lost or reduced paychecks because of layoffs and furloughs caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Writers in Oklahoma can be paid stipends to continue chronicling the...

FILE - In this April 28, 1999, file photo, a woman stands among crosses posted on a hill above Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., in remembrance of the people who died during a school shooting on April 20. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Mid-April in America is an unforgiving time, and now this

Apr. 20, 2020 10:37 PM EDT

For a generation, mid-April has delivered some of American life’s most cataclysmic moments — a week when young men have shot up schools, terrorists have blown up fellow humans, members of a religious sect have burned to death in their compound and environmental calamity has sullied the ocean. Now,...

The 9:02 gate at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum is pictured behind a sign announcing the closure of the site, Wednesday, April 15, 2020, in Oklahoma City. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the site scaled back its plans for a 25th anniversary remembrance and will instead offer a recorded, one-hour television program that includes the reading of the names of the 168 people killed in the bombing followed by 168 seconds of silence, instead of the annual open-to-the-public ceremony. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Video tribute honors Oklahoma bombing victims amid outbreak

Apr. 19, 2020 1:21 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Survivors and loved ones of the 168 people who were killed in the Oklahoma City bombing were not able to gather Sunday to mark the 25th anniversary of the attack, but that did not stop them from remembering. Because the annual remembrance ceremony was canceled due to coronavirus...

This Feb. 25, 2020, shows Preterm executive director Chrisse France in the procedure room in Cleveland. Court decisions in two U.S. states Monday, April 6, allowed abortions to continue after the procedure was caught in the crosshairs of governors’ orders suspending non-essential elective surgeries due to the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Ohio, Oklahoma courts rule abortions can continue amid virus

Apr. 6, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Court decisions in two U.S. states Monday allowed abortions to continue after the procedure was caught in the crosshairs of governors' orders suspending all non-essential elective surgeries due to the new coronavirus. The decisions in Ohio and Oklahoma responded to challenges by...