What Oklahoma's $270 Million Settlement With Purdue Pharma Means for the 1,000-Plus Opioid Cases Still Pending
This is the biggest state opioid settlement yet, and lawyers and addiction patients' advocates are waiting eagerly to see what precedent it will set.
Thanks to the 2018 Elections, More States Are Expanding Medicaid
Until American health care becomes truly universal, Medicaid expansion is the best way for states to safeguard the most vulnerable populations.
Breaking the Language Barrier to Prepare for Natural Disasters
More than 37 languages are spoken in one small Oklahoma town, creating a major information issue when extreme weather is imminent.
A Rural Oklahoma Charter School's Focus on the Workforce Is Dividing Its Community
A savvy businessman outmaneuvered community opponents to bring a charter school to a struggling small town. Now he wants to expand to others like it.
'There's Nothing They Won't Do for the Industry': A Climate Expert Argues That EPA Bias Let Illegal Emissions Go Unpunished
An Environmental Protection Agency watchdog calls out Scott Pruitt's failure to penalize three Oklahoma-based oil and gas companies for polluting.
Oklahoma Is Going to Use Nitrogen Gas on Death Row Inmates
Seventeen inmates in Oklahoma are awaiting set execution dates.
Why a Key Expert in the Supreme Court's Lethal Injection Case Did Most of His Research on Drugs.com
It’s becoming nearly impossible to find experts to defend the practice.
Managing the Growing Risk of Human-Made Earthquakes
A variety of oil and natural gas activities cause earthquakes, and mitigating the risks will require new tools and new openness from industry.
Lethal Rejection: Will the Supreme Court's Lethal Injection Review Kill the Death Penalty?
The Supreme Court is reviewing lethal injection for the first time in seven years. Here’s what it means for the death penalty.