Coming up this week in politics: Arizona votes days after McCain’s passing as Trump heads to Indiana

Trump will deal with the fallout from a legally troubling week with a visit from the Kenyan president and trips to Indiana and North Carolina.

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States pass anti-LGBTQ adoption laws as Trump signs religious liberty executive order

As Trump launched a new faith initiative, two states paved the way for adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples, single parents and non-Christians.
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How the teachers strikes are spurring political action ahead of the November midterms

Teachers nationwide are taking political action amid the ongoing teacher strikes.
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The teachers strike movement is spreading — and lawmakers are ready to bargain

The Oklahoma teachers strike ended Thursday, but the pro-education movement is still spreading nationwide.

This striking Oklahoma teacher was insulted by her elected official — now she’s running against him

After Republican state Rep. Kevin McDugle posted a video insulting Oklahoma teachers, one of them decided to challenge him for his seat.

How budget cuts and attacks on unions have revived one of labor’s most effective tactics

Lawmakers spent years vilifying teachers unions. Now they're starting to realize those unions were the only thing standing between them and the masses.

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Oklahoma, Kentucky teachers protest as red states follow West Virginia’s lead

Teachers in three red states are following West Virginia's playbook and organizing for their rights.

Route 66 might be iconic, but the real story — one of American Indians — has been lost along the way

A road trip inspired one author to dig deep into the forgotten Native American history of Route 66.

How a 25-year-old woman took over Oklahoma’s Democratic party

Since Anna Langthorn became Oklahoma's sate party chair, Democrats have won four special election victories in the deeply conservative state.

Democrats continue their winning streak with big victories in New Mexico and Oklahoma

Election victories in New Mexico and Oklahoma round out a good week for Democrats.

Equifax credit freeze: Why to do this after the data breach — and how much it costs in each US state

Equifax data breach got you down? Here's how to freeze your credit and keep scammers from destroying your finances.

This is the best free thing to do in every state in America

Whoever said, "Nothing in life is free" hasn't checked out our list of free things to do in the United States.

While America was watching the Trump-Russia drama, Democrats flipped two deep-red state districts

Democrats swept two Republican strongholds in a deeply conservative state.

Taylor Swift has a hilarious fake message for NBA Awards MVP Russell Westbrook

Can we thank Russell Westbrook for Swift's "Shake It Off" single?
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Senators who urged Trump to leave Paris climate accord took millions from oil companies

Here's how much companies paid to get the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement.
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Oklahoma Republican wants to turn 82,000 non-English-speaking kids in to ICE to save money

Mike Ritze is in hot water after his controversial proposal.

Oklahoma House declares abortion to be "murder," just because

In a resolution that lacks the force of law, Rep. Chuck Strohm said SCOTUS is pushing "the murder of unborn children" on Oklahoma.
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LGBTQ group visits Oklahoma capitol, prompts mass email warning about "cross-dressers"

House pages were warned about "cross-dressers in the building" and given temporary access to a private restroom.
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2017 Obamacare Oklahoma: Costs, eligibility, deadlines and more

Here is what you need to know before you enroll in Obamacare in the Sooner State.
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College bowl games 2016-2017: Start times and point spreads for every remaining game

What you need to know for the rest of the college football bowl games.

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Oklahoma legislator gives up plan to require anti-abortion signs in public bathrooms

She wants to do a social media campaign instead.

Oklahoma wants to put anti-abortion information on signs in public bathrooms

The signs would give pregnant women information about health services that will help them carry a child to term.
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Cherokee Nation paves way for same-sex marriage

Cherokee Nation attorney general Todd Hembree gave the OK.
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Who won Kansas? Here's which candidate took the state Tuesday.

Donald Trump has won Kansas, early election results show.
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Oklahoma Election Results Live: Donald Trump defeats Hillary Clinton in Oklahoma

Ruby-red Oklahoma goes for Trump.

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Clown Attacks 2016: Where latest incidents have occurred and how the prank turned violent

Clowns are everywhere in 2016, and the sightings are only getting scarier.

Move to these 10 affordable U.S. cities if you hate having roommates

These cities all have an average rent less than $850 a month for a one-bedroom.
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People in Oklahoma are praying for the oil fields today

Gov. Mary Fallin plans to heal Oklahoma slumping oil industry through the power of prayer.

How many police shootings happened in 2016? Here are the alarming statistics.

Police across the U.S. have killed hundreds of individuals this year.