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Man blocks black delivery driver in an Oklahoma neighborhood

May. 14, 2020 5:15 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A black delivery driver says he was overcome with emotion while recording himself and a black co-worker being blocked into a gated Oklahoma City neighborhood for more than an hour by a white resident who demanded to know why they were there. Travis Miller, who delivers home appliances...

A man wearing a face mask walks by a screen showing precautions against the new coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

The Latest: S.Korea: Rules stay relaxed despite virus spike

May. 13, 2020 1:46 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — South Korea: No plans to backtrack on relaxed rules despite...

Oklahoma college's graduation hacked with racist images

May. 10, 2020 3:20 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City University's virtual graduation ceremony was cut short when someone posted a racial slur and a swastika. Saturday's ceremony, held using the online streaming service Zoom, was nearing an end, with the names of graduates scrolling across the screen, when the racist images...

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...

People gather for a barbecue at a scenic area in Fangshan district in Beijing, Monday, May 4, 2020, after authorities loosened up nationwide restrictions following months of lockdown over the new coronavirus outbreak. China reported three new coronavirus cases Monday, all brought from overseas, and no additional deaths. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

The Latest: China reports 1 new virus case, no deaths

May. 5, 2020 2:09 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — China reports 1 new case of coronavirus, no deaths....

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...

An Indian fruit vendor wearing a face mask as a precaution against the new coronavirus waits for customers during lockdown in Bangalore, India, Friday, April 24, 2020. As governments around the world try to slow the spread of the coronavirus, India has launched one of the most draconian social experiments in history, locking down its entire population, including an estimated 176 million people who struggle to survive on $1.90 a day or less. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

The Latest: India announces easing of lockdown restrictions

Apr. 25, 2020 1:51 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Navy recommends reinstatement of fired carrier captain....

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...

In this photo made from video footage released by Roscosmos space agency U.S. astronaut Jessica Meir sits in a chair shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-15 space capsule near the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Friday, April 17, 2020. An International Space Station crew has landed safely after more than 200 days in space. The Soyuz capsule carrying NASA astronauts Andrew Morgan, Meir and Russian space agency Roscosmos' Oleg Skripochka touched down on Friday on the steppes of Kazakhstan. (Roscosmos Space Agency via AP)

5 things to know today - that aren't about the virus

Apr. 17, 2020 2:59 PM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news and stories that are being talked about: 1. SPACE STATION CREW LANDS IN KAZAKHSTAN An International Space Station crew has landed safely in Kazakhstan after more than 200 days in space. 2. ANXIETY REMAINS HIGH 25 YEARS AFTER OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING Ordinarily, survivors and...