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Low humidity and strong winds Friday helped fuel a half-dozen wildfires in Oklahoma that have so far burned at least 65 structures and are threatening more.

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Wind, trees fuel Oklahoma City fire's push northwardupdated: Thu Sep 01 2011 11:00:00

One of two wildfires burning in Oklahoma City on Wednesday pushed north toward suburban Edmond, illuminating the windy night sky with spirals of flame and flying embers.

Wildfire burns near Oklahoma Cityupdated: Thu Sep 01 2011 11:00:00

Evacuations are underway as strong winds fuel a wildfire threatening Oklahoma City.

Wildfire forces evacuations in Oklahoma Cityupdated: Tue Aug 30 2011 22:32:00

A fire fueled by dry and windy conditions destroyed at least two homes and was threatening others in Oklahoma City Tuesday evening, causing the evacuation of a 2-square-mile area of the city, according to a state emergency management official.

New rules would govern fertilizer ingredient that can be used in bombsupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 13:11:00

The Obama administration is proposing rules to govern the sale and transfer of ammonium nitrate, a potentially explosive substance that was used in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and reportedly was a component in the July bomb attack on a government building in Oslo, Norway.

Tragedy of Oklahoma City echoes in Norwegian terror attacksupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 14:27:00

A clean-cut young man buys tons of fertilizer, which he uses to create a huge bomb. He puts it into a box truck, brings it into the middle of the city, and then sets off a massive, and deadly, blast.

Norway shooting survivors reactupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 14:27:00

CNN's Diana Magnay talks to survivors of a shooting spree that left dozens dead at a political camp for youth in Norway.

Heat wave drives up emergency calls, possible deathsupdated: Wed Jul 20 2011 16:23:00

The scorching temperatures affecting almost half of the U.S. population isn't just causing heatstrokes -- it's also causing people to feel drained and more susceptible to other health problems. The humidity can wreak havoc and feel suffocating to people who have breathing or heart-related problems.

No relief from heat wave in the South, Northupdated: Fri Jul 15 2011 09:35:00

It's truly the dog days of summer in the South.

Extreme heat dwindles in some areas, only to take hold elsewhereupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 22:15:00

Searing temperatures kept their grip on only three southern states -- Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas -- on Thursday evening, according to the National Weather Service.

Heat wave hits 23 statesupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 21:25:00

Excessive heat warnings are in place in 23 states across the U.S. Melisa Raney reports.

Heat advisories issued to states dwindles to 15updated: Tue Jul 12 2011 22:37:00

The number of states under heat advisories diminished to 15 Tuesday evening.

Dozens of homes evacuated as fire rages in Oklahomaupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 21:42:00

A wildfire forced the evacuation of 70 to 80 homes in central Oklahoma on Friday, emergency officials said.

Tornadoes, storms kill 6 in Oklahoma, Kansasupdated: Tue May 24 2011 23:12:00

Severe weather's assault on middle America continued Tuesday, as tornadoes and thunderstorms pulverized communities and claimed at least six lives in Oklahoma and Kansas.

Tornadoes target Oklahomaupdated: Tue May 24 2011 23:12:00

Power poles snap and cars overturn as a strong "maxi tornado" cuts a swath through Piedmont, Oklahoma.

What is it about mid-April and violence in America?updated: Tue Apr 19 2011 10:21:00

Mid-April marks the anniversaries of several horrendous attacks in recent U.S. history:

Listen to FBI negotiations with Koreshupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 10:21:00

The FBI tries to convince Branch Davidian leader David Koresh to release the children from his Waco compound.

Wildfires put Oklahoma to the testupdated: Wed Apr 06 2011 23:04:00

Cruelly hot, dry and windy conditions have made Oklahoma a tinder box, with crews deploying helicopters and bulldozers to keep rampant wildfires in check.

Latinos are Oklahoma's new nativesupdated: Tue Apr 05 2011 14:08:00

New census figures show Hispanics have surpassed American Indians as the largest minority group in Oklahoma.

Cultures clash as Oklahoma's Hispanic population surgesupdated: Tue Apr 05 2011 14:08:00

Marcelino Garcia's three-decade journey from illegal immigrant to successful businessman has unfolded against an unlikely backdrop -- the deeply conservative state of Oklahoma.

Film in works about Oklahoma City bombingupdated: Sat Mar 05 2011 02:32:00

Veteran director Barry Levinson has been tapped to direct a "political thriller" based on the 1995 bombing of a federal courthouse in Oklahoma City.

This week's winter storm could be one for record booksupdated: Sun Jan 30 2011 20:30:00

Chicago was under a blizzard watch late Sunday as portions of the Midwest and Northeast braced for a major storm system that will bring bitter cold and a "long duration" of snow, according to forecasters.

Oklahoma man says wife's death was sex fantasy accidentupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 13:25:00

Arthur Sedille was up-front with police: He would often put a gun to his wife's head during fantasy sex play at their Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, home.

Obama's Gulf address should be 'battlefield report'updated: Tue Jun 15 2010 14:34:00

President Obama must angle his address to the nation on the Gulf oil disaster as more of a "warlike update" than the kind of addresses given by past presidents on national tragedies, a top presidential historian said.

Girl clinging to tree rescued from floodupdated: Tue Jun 15 2010 09:30:00

Video shows rescue crews saving a girl caught in an Oklahoma City flood clinging to trees.

Oklahoma flooding leaves 136 injuredupdated: Tue Jun 15 2010 09:30:00

Severe thunderstorms ripped through central Oklahoma Monday triggering vicious flash floods that left 136 people injured, roads and cars submerged, and thousands without power, authorities said.

Hundreds of homes damaged in stormsupdated: Tue May 11 2010 21:14:00

Governor Brad Henry declares a state of emergency in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma tornadoes leave five deadupdated: Tue May 11 2010 00:15:00

At least five people were killed in Oklahoma on Monday after a severe storm system spawned multiple tornadoes across the state, the state emergency management department said.

Remembering Oklahoma Cityupdated: Mon Apr 19 2010 19:14:00

Friends and family members mourn the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombings.

15 years later, victims, residents remember Oklahoma City bombingupdated: Mon Apr 19 2010 19:14:00

Fifteen years ago, a bomb ripped through a federal building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in the worst homegrown terrorist attack on U.S. soil.

Clinton: U.S. mood similar to 1995updated: Mon Apr 19 2010 16:28:00

Bill Clinton sits down with CNN's Wolf Blitzer to talk about the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing.

Clinton draws parallels between 'upheaval' of 1995, todayupdated: Fri Apr 16 2010 15:34:00

Former President Clinton said he sees parallels in the mood of the country now and on April 19, 1995, when the bombing of a federal building in Oklahoma City killed 168 people while he was in the White House.

Security threats get politicalupdated: Fri Mar 26 2010 16:17:00

Security threats become a contentious political issue. CNN's Dana Bash reports.

Health care bill anger a sign of the times?updated: Fri Mar 26 2010 16:17:00

Americans have always exercised their Democratic rights under the U.S. Constitution to speak out against the government.

2 dead in trench collapse outside Oklahoma Cityupdated: Tue Feb 16 2010 18:01:00

Two workers died Tuesday in suburban Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, after the trench they were digging collapsed, burying them, an official said.

Holiday snowstorm hits much of central U.S.updated: Fri Dec 25 2009 17:48:00

The dream of a white Christmas was turning into a nightmare for some as forecasters predicted a heavy snowstorm would continue on Friday across parts of the central United States.

Midwest's white Christmasupdated: Fri Dec 25 2009 17:48:00

More than a foot of snow ensured a white Christmas for much of the country. CNN's Samantha Hayes has this report.

iReporting in a blizzardupdated: Thu Dec 24 2009 22:26:00

As Oklahoma and Texas get battered with blizzard conditions, iReporters are catching it on camera.

Winter storm forces interstates, turnpikes closed in Oklahomaupdated: Thu Dec 24 2009 22:26:00

Oklahoma's governor ordered every state highway, interstate and turnpike closed Thursday night, hours after declaring a statewide emergency because of a major winter storm battering the state and the rest of the central U.S.

5 badly injured in Oklahoma City plane crashupdated: Sun Jul 26 2009 09:56:00

A single-engine plane crashed Saturday outside a bank in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, seriously injuring the five people on board, authorities said.

Plane crashes near bankupdated: Sun Jul 26 2009 09:56:00

A single-engine plane crashed in front of a Bank of Oklahoma. Several people were transported to a local hospital.

People.com: Jessica Alba Won't Face Vandalism Charges for Her Shark Crusadeupdated: Tue Jun 16 2009 12:51:00

The actress apologizes to Oklahoma City residents for not using "better judgment"

Hurricane-force winds fan scores of fires in Southwestupdated: Thu Apr 09 2009 23:09:00

Numerous wildfires were roaring Thursday through parts of Oklahoma and Texas, engulfing one town and searing neighborhoods in others, including one in Oklahoma City. Hurricane-force winds continued to kick the flames even higher.

Room booked in right state, wrong Ramadaupdated: Thu Mar 19 2009 11:36:00

Donald Johnson accidentally reserves a nonrefundable room in Oklahoma City instead of Enid, Oklahoma. Now his hotel wants to keep the money. Can he get a refund? Or is he stuck with a room he can't use?

SI.com: Marty Burns: Fifteen can't-miss games for 2008-09 seasonupdated: Wed Aug 06 2008 17:48:00

Get out your red pencils and calendars, NBA fans. The league released its 2008-09 schedule on Wednesday, and there is no shortage of intriguing matchups. Here is our early list (in chronological order) of 15 games you won't want to miss:

SI.com: Steve Aschburner: Sonics turn their back on historyupdated: Fri Jul 04 2008 15:12:00

Amazing. Without a single revision, no call for updates and nary a shift in tenses from present to past, the Seattle SuperSonics' 2007-08 media guide was transformed, overnight, into a history book.

SI.com: Seth Davis: Next year's freshman class no match to star-studded '07 group updated: Mon Jun 23 2008 14:51:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The party's over.

CNNMoney: Oklahoma's painful car cultureupdated: Thu Jun 12 2008 07:28:00

For many people in Oklahoma, life is built around the car.

Terror on Trial: Oklahoma City bombing survivor remembersupdated: Mon Dec 31 2007 10:14:00

Court TV Host: We're going to be talking to the founder and leader of the Oklahoma City Murrah Building Survivors' group, Dr. Paul Heath. Dr. Heath is a retired psychologist, who was on the fifth floor of the Murrah building when the bomb exploded. Almost immediately, he helped in efforts to calm and minister to victims and was a founder of the association of survivors. We're very fortunate to have him with us on the sixth anniversary of the the Oklahoma City bombing.

Coping with the elementsupdated: Tue Dec 18 2007 11:19:00

CNN's Rob Marciano shares I-Reporters' images of the winter weather.

SI.com: Paul Forrester: Impact of five big offseason storiesupdated: Thu Sep 13 2007 01:31:00

The offseason isn't won and lost only on the transactions wire. Left without the protection of PR departments, players and coaches often reveal sides of themselves that will shape the way they -- and their teammates -- approach the coming season. That is, of course, if summer workouts leave them a season ahead at all.

SI.com: Queens of the Diamond: Ten things to watch for in the women's college world seriesupdated: Thu May 31 2007 01:58:00

With the Women's College World Series set to begin on Thursday in Oklahoma City, SIOC answers 10 critical questions about the action.

Fortune: The fast-food capital of Americaupdated: Thu Apr 12 2007 09:49:00

In April of 1889, ambitious homesteaders sprinted to grab the best tracts of land in what became the state of Oklahoma, with some 10,000 of them settling in what is now downtown Oklahoma City almost overnight.

Hundreds flee new rash of Oklahoma wildfiresupdated: Wed Mar 01 2006 20:34:00

New grassland wildfires spread across the prairies of southern Oklahoma on Wednesday, destroying numerous homes and forcing more than 500 people to evacuate, authorities said.

Wildfires destroy Oklahoma City homesupdated: Sun Jan 01 2006 18:18:00

Oklahoma City firefighters contained a grassland wildfire that destroyed several houses in a neighborhood on the city's northeast side late Sunday, a spokesman said.

Fireworks, weather fears for blaze-hit statesupdated: Fri Dec 30 2005 06:43:00

A dry and windy weather forecast Friday prompted fears of more wildfires in Texas and Oklahoma, where flames have blackened thousands of acres and are blamed in five deaths.

CNNMoney: Real estate: When booms go bust...updated: Mon Sep 19 2005 13:32:00

Across America, real-estate prices continue to confound the skeptics. Many Americans have come to think of their homes as rock-solid investments with little downside.

Domestic terror: Who's most dangerous?updated: Wed Aug 24 2005 10:07:00

Watching Eric Rudolph be sentenced to life in prison this week for his terror bombings, I wondered whether he and his followers represent the future of domestic terrorism or the past.

Know your terroristupdated: Wed Jun 15 2005 16:12:00

Out the window, you can see the 168 empty chairs that bear witness to the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing. Downstairs, you can tour the museum that captures the terror that happened here on April 19, 1995.

Then & Now: Brian Espeupdated: Mon Apr 18 2005 09:01:00

On April 19, 1995, Brian Espe was working in the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City when a deadly bomb ripped through the facility. Ten years later, the survivor still thinks about the people lost that day.

showbuzzupdated: Wed Mar 30 2005 13:43:00

C-Murder lost his latest attempt to get his second-degree murder conviction thrown out when a state court of appeal refused to reconsider the case.

Money Magazine: HOW TO TRADE YOUR PENNIES FOR CASH--OR A TAX DEDUCTIONupdated: Wed Nov 01 1995 00:01:00

SAY WHAT YOU WILL ABOUT THE WORTH OF THE PENNY, BUT THE plucky little copper-coated coin is doing its bit to reduce the federal budget deficit. Because of an arcane concept called seigniorage (dati...

Money Magazine: HOME ECONOMICS: CHICAGO'S HOT, CALIFORNIA'S NOTupdated: Wed May 01 1991 00:01:00

The White Sox's controversial Comiskey Park isn't the only new-home story in Chicago. The Windy City tops 49 other major metropolitan areas in our 1991 ranking of projected house-price changes over...

Money Magazine: MORTGAGE PENALTIES updated: Thu Dec 01 1988 00:01:00

Regarding your article ''How You Can Cope with Today's Softer Prices'' (September), you inadvertently gave the impression that the risk of foreclosure is without penalty or recourse by the lender. ...

Money Magazine: Houses: Couples making $4 an hour can buy one updated: Sun Mar 01 1987 00:01:00

It comes as little surprise that house prices in New York City, up 22.3%, and | Boston, up 18.9%, boomed last year. But two other small northeastern cities were much hotter. Existing houses in Prov...

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