United States  

Oklahoma

State in the United States

Oklahoma    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Oklahoma: State in the United States
Oklahoma is a state in the South Central region of the United States, bordered by the state of Texas on the south and west, Kansas on the north, Missouri on the northeast, Arkansas on the east, New Mexico on the west, and Colorado on the northwest. It is the 20th-most extensive and the 28th-most populous of the 50 United States. Its residents are known as Oklahomans, and its capital and largest city is Oklahoma City.

7
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

U.S. teachers protest school reopenings [Video]

U.S. teachers protest school reopenings

[NFA] Teachers from dozens of school districts nationwide protested plans by some governors to resume in-class instruction, saying it threatens the safety of students, their families and educators...

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:45Published
Besides Lacking Beds, Eleven US States Face Critical Shortage Of ICU Medical Professionals [Video]

Besides Lacking Beds, Eleven US States Face Critical Shortage Of ICU Medical Professionals

As COVID-19 infections surge, health care professionals across the US are struggling to keep up with the demand for personal protective equipment. But according to UPI, a new report reveals that in 11..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published
Oklahoma Ramps Up COVID-19 Contact Tracing [Video]

Oklahoma Ramps Up COVID-19 Contact Tracing

On Friday, public health officials in Oklahoma announced that the state will start using text messages for contact tracing. Gizmodo reports that this will allow alerts to be sent to people who may have..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published
Kanye West appears as presidential candidate on Oklahoma ballot despite withdrawal rumours [Video]

Kanye West appears as presidential candidate on Oklahoma ballot despite withdrawal rumours

Kanye West has been named an official presidential candidate on the Oklahoma ballot - just hours after it was reported he'd dropped out of the race for the White House.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:46Published
Oklahoma governor tests positive for coronavirus [Video]

Oklahoma governor tests positive for coronavirus

[NFA] Oklahoma's Republican Governor Kevin Stitt said on Wednesday he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the first time a U.S. state governor has announced they were infected. Colette Luke..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:23Published
Trump rally 'contributed' to COVID-19 spike: official [Video]

Trump rally 'contributed' to COVID-19 spike: official

A top health official in Tulsa, Oklahoma says U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign rally there likely helped cause a spike in cases of COVID-19 in the city. Ryan Brooks reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:08Published
Two Weeks Ago, Trump Had A Rally In Tulsa. Now The City's Overwhelmed With COVID-19 [Video]

Two Weeks Ago, Trump Had A Rally In Tulsa. Now The City's Overwhelmed With COVID-19

Roughly two weeks ago, President Donald Trump held a campaign rally at an indoor arena in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in which 6,200 people attended. Now, CNN reports Tulsa is experiencing a surge in novel..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published
Off-Duty Cop Shoots Shoplifting Suspect Eleven Times [Video]

Off-Duty Cop Shoots Shoplifting Suspect Eleven Times

An off-duty police officer in Del City, Oklahoma, opened fire on a Walmart customer who allegedly shoplifted. Newser reports the Langston University cop struggled with the suspect, who appeared to have..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published
Cops: Man Shot Woman Who Took Down His Nazi Flag [Video]

Cops: Man Shot Woman Who Took Down His Nazi Flag

Hunter, Oklahoma, resident Daniel John Feaster is behind bars after shooting a woman who tried to steal his flag. It was a Nazi swastika flag. Police say the 26-year-old woman was shot multiple times..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published
Trump Won't Quarantine According to New Jersey's New Mandate [Video]

Trump Won't Quarantine According to New Jersey's New Mandate

While President Donald Trump will visit New Jersey, he doesn’t plan to follow the state’s new quarantine mandate. New Jersey issued an order requiring visitors in states with a high number of cases..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Secret Service Agents Self-Quarantine Before, After Trump's Tulsa Campaign Rally [Video]

Secret Service Agents Self-Quarantine Before, After Trump's Tulsa Campaign Rally

Business Insider reports a number of Secret Service agents and staff have been ordered to self-quarantine. The news comes in light of President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published
Dozens Of Secret Service Agents Must Quarantine Following Trump's Tulsa Rally [Video]

Dozens Of Secret Service Agents Must Quarantine Following Trump's Tulsa Rally

Dozens of Secret Service agents must be quarantined following President Donald Trump's rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The mass quarantine has resulted in the decision to test all Secret Service agents..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Tom Petty's Family Says He Would Not Want His Songs Used For A "Campaign Of Hate" [Video]

Tom Petty's Family Says He Would Not Want His Songs Used For A "Campaign Of Hate"

The family of classic rock legend Tom Petty has filed a cease and desist notice with the Trump campaign. The legal filing comes after one of the late musician's songs was played at the President's..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Donald Trump’s Oklahoma Rally Disrupted by TikTok Users [Video]

Donald Trump’s Oklahoma Rally Disrupted by TikTok Users

Donald Trump saw an abysmal turnout at his Saturday nightrally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and TikTok users are claiming credit.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:14Published
Two more Trump staffers test positive for coronavirus [Video]

Two more Trump staffers test positive for coronavirus

[NFA] Two more staff members of President Donald Trump's campaign have tested positive for the coronavirus, a Trump spokesman said on Monday. Gavino Garay has more.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:02Published
Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC [Video]

Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he opposed removing the towering statue of Theodore Roosevelt from outside New York City's American Museum of Natural History. Colette Luke has more.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:06Published
New Fox Poll Bad For Trump [Video]

New Fox Poll Bad For Trump

A new Fox News poll published Friday found that 59% of respondents think political rallies are a bad idea amid the coronavirus pandemic. That's bad news for the President, who loves holding campaign..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published
Tom Petty's family ban Trump from using song [Video]

Tom Petty's family ban Trump from using song

Tom Petty's family have sent a cease and desist letter to President Donald Trump after he played 'I Won't Back Down' at a campaign rally in Oklahoma over the weekend.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:56Published
TikTok users say they helped sabotage Trump rally [Video]

TikTok users say they helped sabotage Trump rally

TikTok users took partial credit for inflating attendance expectations at a less-than-full arena at President Donald Trump's first political rally in months, held in Tulsa on Saturday. This report..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:58Published
Just Kidding? Trump Tells Tulsa Supporters He Ordered A Slowdown Of COVID-19 Testing [Video]

Just Kidding? Trump Tells Tulsa Supporters He Ordered A Slowdown Of COVID-19 Testing

At a campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Saturday, President Donald Trump said he ordered a "slow down" of novel coronavirus testing. According to Business Insider, Trump said the US has so far..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published
Trump on NFL protests: 'We will never kneel' [Video]

Trump on NFL protests: 'We will never kneel'

During his campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma Saturday night, U.S. President Donald Trump said "we will never kneel" during the National Anthem or the flag.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:37Published

You Might Like


Tax-free shopping coming to 10 states with sales tax holidays this weekend. Here's where to save.

Florida sales tax holiday starts Friday and Texas, Ohio, South Carolina, New Mexico, Iowa, Oklahoma and Virginia also kick off tax-free shopping.
USATODAY.com - Published

Dak Prescott Says Free Death Row Inmate Julius Jones, 'He's Innocent!'

Dak Prescott is following Kim Kardashian's lead ... telling Oklahoma officials to immediately free death row inmate Julius Jones -- claiming he was wrongly convicted of murder and doesn't deserve to..
TMZ.com - Published

'Lucky recipient of a monster': Man snags 146-pound world record paddlefish in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma paddlefish weighed 146 pounds 11 ounces, and estimated to be 25 to 35 years old. After photos, the fish was released back into the water.
USATODAY.com - Published

Inflammatory Comments Delay Confirmation of Retired General to Pentagon Post

Half an hour before a hearing for Anthony J. Tata was to begin, the Oklahoma Republican who is the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee delayed it.
NYTimes.com - Published

Coronavirus quarantine, Black Friday in July sales, Tiger Woods at Memorial: 5 things to know Friday

Chicago adds Iowa and Oklahoma to quarantine list, Black Friday brings hot deals in July and more things to start your Friday morning.
USATODAY.com - Published

ShowBiz Minute: Cannon, Megan Thee Stallion, West

Nick Cannon apologizes to Jewish community for hurtful words; Megan Thee Stallion says she was shot, expects to recover; Rapper Kanye West files for Oklahoma presidential ballot. (July 16)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Kanye West will appear on Oklahoma presidential election ballot, files first federal candidate paperwork

Kanye West's unlikely bid for the presidency moved forward with two key filings, including one ensuring he'll be on the Oklahoma election ballot.
USATODAY.com - Published

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Gov. Kevin Stitt said he was “pretty shocked” to become the first governor known to have contracted the virus. Oklahoma has averaged more than 640 new cases per day over the past week.
NYTimes.com - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com

AP Top Stories July 15 P

Here's the latest for Wednesday July 15th: Trump's lawyers to challenge subpoena for his taxes; Oklahoma's governor has tested positive for COVID-19; Florida breaks 300K mark for coronavirus; Sculpture..
USATODAY.com - Published

Coronavirus updates: New York City reports zero deaths for first time since March; Oklahoma records first teen death; Mexico deaths top 35K

As the coronavirus pandemic reached new highs in Florida and globally on Sunday, New York City reported zero deaths for the first time since March.
USATODAY.com - Published

For Muscogee (Creek) Tribe in Oklahoma, at Long Last Vindication

After decades of betrayals and broken treaties, the Supreme Court ruled that much of Oklahoma is their land, after all.
NYTimes.com - Published

Supreme Court Rules Nearly Half of Oklahoma is Indian Reservation

The 5-4 decision could reshape criminal justice in eastern Oklahoma by preventing state authorities from prosecuting Native Americans
NYTimes.com - Published

Supreme Court gives Native Americans jurisdiction over eastern half of Oklahoma

Legal authority over virtually half of Oklahoma – home to 1.8 million residents and including Tulsa, its second-largest city – was at issue.
USATODAY.com - Published

Caleb Williams, No. 1 quarterback prospect in class of 2021, commits to Oklahoma Sooners

Caleb Williams, the No. 1 QB prospect in the class of 2021, announced his commitment to Oklahoma on Saturday.
USATODAY.com - Published

Jared Kushner Makes Trump Campaign Change After Rally Fiasco

After thousands of empty seats at the president’s rally in Tulsa, Okla., his son-in-law moved Michael Glassner, an original Trump campaign hire in 2015, from his role of chief operating officer.
NYTimes.com - Published

'His sacrifice will not go unremembered': Oklahoma police sergeant fatally shot during traffic stop, suspect arrested

Tulsa Police Chief Wendell Franklin told reporters Sgt. Craig Johnson died Tuesday after being shot multiple times early Monday morning.
USATODAY.com - Published

TikTok Teens Claim They Tanked Trump Rally

Did a successful prank inflate attendance expectations for President Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Okla.?
NYTimes.com - Published

Protests begin peacefully outside Trump rally

Black Lives Matter protests against President Donald Trump began peacefully Saturday as the president held his first campaign rally in months in Tulsa, Oklahoma, despite warnings from public health..
USATODAY.com - Published

President Trump departs for Tulsa rally

President Donald Trump left the White House on Saturday for a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As he departed, he said the rally would be an "unbelievable" event. (June 20).  
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump supporters arrive early for Tulsa rally

Supporters of President Donald Trump were filling streets Saturday around the Oklahoma stadium where the president will hold his first rally in months. (June 20)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Coronavirus Updates: Latest News and Analysis

The Australian state of Victoria is bringing back preventive measures after a sudden spike in cases. As people gathered in Tulsa, Okla., for a campaign rally by President Trump, health officials worry..
NYTimes.com - Published

Tulsa mayor imposes curfew ahead of Trump's rally; police move out supporters who had camped out

The mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma, imposed a curfew ahead of President Donald Trump's campaign rally, moving out supporters who had lined up days in advance.
USATODAY.com - Published

Oklahoma coronavirus cases surge, hospitalizations rise ahead of Trump's Tulsa rally

Oklahoma cases of COVID-19 rose by 450 on Thursday, ahead of a rally for President Donald Trump and demonstrations set for this weekend in Tulsa.
USATODAY.com - Published

Dozens already in line for weekend Trump rally

Some supporters of President Donald Trump started gathering outside the Tulsa, Oklahoma, arena that will host his first campaign rally during the coronavirus pandemic two days before the actual..
USATODAY.com - Published

'It's going to be safe.' Oklahoma Gov. Stitt says state is ready for pivotal Tulsa campaign rally

Some Oklahoma officials, including Republicans, have warned against bringing thousands of people into an indoor venue for the Trump campaign rally.
USATODAY.com - Published

Covid Cases Rise as Trump Says Virus Is ‘Fading’: Live Updates

Oklahoma, where President Trump plans a rally this weekend, is among the states reporting a record number of new cases. An outbreak in Beijing prompted a backlash against salmon. Arizona and Texas will..
NYTimes.com - Published

Hauling tents and coolers, Trump supporters line up days in advance for Tulsa rally

James Massery, 57, of Preston, Oklahoma said he was using his vacation days from work to make sure he gets into the rally.
USATODAY.com - Published

Coronavirus Live Updates: Mixed Messages From Washington

Oklahoma, where President Trump plans a rally this weekend, is among the states recording a record number of new cases. Arizona and Texas will allow local officials to require masks.
NYTimes.com - Published

COVID-19 cases surge in Oklahoma, other states ahead of Trump's Tulsa rally

Several U.S. states including Oklahoma reported a surge in new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, just days before a planned campaign rally for President Donald Trump in Tulsa that will rank as the..
Reuters - Published

Ahead of Trump rally, coronavirus cases surge in Oklahoma, other states

Just days before U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Tulsa, the biggest event in the country since pandemic restrictions were imposed in March, new coronavirus cases are surging in..
Reuters - Published

Florida, Texas and Arizona are among the 22 states reporting a rise in coronavirus cases. Oklahoma is on the list.

Public health officials have attributed the rise in cases at least partially to the social interactions now allowed in many states.
USATODAY.com - Published

Oklahoma health commissioner says Trump rally attendees face 'increased' coronavirus risk

Oklahoma Health Commissioner Lance Frye advised people to get tested before and after the rally.
USATODAY.com - Published

In Tulsa, fears that Trump rally may worsen racial unrest, spread of coronavirus

When President Donald Trump takes the stage at his first rally in three months on Saturday night, the scene in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will be familiar: A large venue filled with ardent supporters wearing..
Reuters - Published

Pence says campaign looking at other venues for Trump Tulsa rally

Officials are considering other venues in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for President Donald Trump's first campaign rally since the coronavirus shutdown, Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday, as virus cases..
Reuters - Published

Trump's Rally in Tulsa Could Spread Virus

President Trump will hold his first campaign rally in months on Saturday in Oklahoma, where infections are rising, and officials there are pleading with him to cancel or hold it outdoors.
NYTimes.com - Published

Live Coronavirus Updates

Scientists at the University of Oxford say they have identified a drug that can reduce coronavirus-related deaths. The virus flares in Beijing. Officials in Tulsa, Okla., worry that President Trump’s..
NYTimes.com - Published

COVID-19 cases surging in Alabama, South Carolina and Oklahoma

New cases of COVID-19 nearly doubled in Alabama and South Carolina in the second week of June compared to the prior seven days, a Reuters analysis found, as 17 U.S. states reported weekly increases in..
Reuters - Published

How 'Watchmen' reminds us of the Tulsa Race Massacre before Trump's Oklahoma rally

President Trump's choice of Tulsa for a rally has raised aware of a 1921 race massacre that was depicted in the 2019 HBO series, 'Watchmen.'
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump campaign to give Tulsa rally-goers masks, fever checks

People attending President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Saturday will receive temperature checks, masks and hand sanitizer before entering the arena, the Republican president's..
Reuters - Published

Two Black teens in Oklahoma stopped, handcuffed for allegedly jaywalking

Tulsa police said that the incident is under investigation.
USATODAY.com - Published

'Black Wall Street': Trump's plan for rally in Tulsa calls attention to 1921 race massacre

During a historic period of racial tensions, Trump's plan for a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma is calling attention to a 1921 race massacre in that city
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump economic adviser urges wearing of masks at Tulsa rally

People attending U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Oklahoma this week should wear masks, a White House adviser said on Sunday, as health experts cautioned against large gatherings such as..
Reuters - Published

Record spikes in new coronavirus cases, hospitalizations sweep parts of U.S.

New coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in record numbers swept through more U.S. states, including Florida and Texas, as most push ahead with reopening and President Donald Trump plans an indoor..
Reuters - Published

Trump pushes Tulsa rally back by a day to 'honor' emancipation holiday

President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure over an election rally scheduled to take place in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on the "Juneteenth" anniversary that commemorates the end of U.S. slavery, and said he..
Reuters - Published

Trump shifts date of Oklahoma rally to 'respect' emancipation holiday

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would shift the date of an Oklahoma rally from June 19th, the date of the "Juneteenth" holiday, to June 20th out of respect for a day commemorating the end..
Reuters - Published

Trump defends holding first rally in months on Juneteenth in Tulsa

Amid protests against racial injustice, President Donald Trump is defending his decision to schedule his first campaign rally in months on a day commemorating the end of U.S. slavery and in Tulsa,..
Reuters - Published


 Page 1  〉