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New visa rules set off 'panic wave' in immigrant communities

BOSTON (AP) — After nearly a dozen years moving through the U.S. visa system, Sai Kyaw's brother and sister and their families...

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2 former cruise ship passengers with virus die in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Two elderly passengers taken off the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess because they were infected with the...

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China’s top diplomat assures Southeast Asia on epidemic

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — China’s top diplomat assured his Southeast Asian counterparts on Wednesday that the situation in a...

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Shares take hit as virus outbreak slams profits, events

BANGKOK (AP) — Stock markets slipped Tuesday as the impact from the virus outbreak that began in China deepened, with Apple...

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Southwest loophole: Savvy travelers profited from airline's repeated 737 Max flight changes

For most travelers, the prolonged grounding of the beleaguered Boeing 737 Max has been a nuisance.Repeated flight...

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Signs installed for I-44 exits in Oklahoma City work zone

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has installed signs for I-44 exit ramps on northbound I-235 in Oklahoma City to...

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Discover Oklahoma: Winter offers chance to view eagles, other wildlife

Who knows what an Oklahoma winter will be like from year to year? So far, we have had a few rather brutally cold air sweeping...

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China virus death toll rises to 722 with 31,774 cases

BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in the viral outbreak in mainland China has risen to 722, while new cases jumped to 31,774,...

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Ancient Egypt, Mongolia on exhibit at Kansas City museum

A half-day’s drive will get you to one of America’s great cities — and ancient Egypt and Mongolia in the Middle Ages. Kansas...

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Coronavirus: China reports 304 virus deaths, fires officials for poor job

BEIJING (AP) — China’s death toll from a new virus increased to 304 on Sunday amid warnings from the World Health Organization...

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WHO says prepare for local outbreaks; China slams US control

BEIJING (AP) — China’s death toll from a new virus rose to 259 on Saturday and a World Health Organization official said other...

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Two people in Oklahoma under investigation test negative for coronavirus

The two individuals in Oklahoma under investigation for coronavirus tested negative, the Oklahoma State Department of Health...

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US declares emergency, new entry restrictions due to virus

Washington (AP) — The United States on Friday declared a public health emergency because of a new virus that hit China and has...

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Airline perks: The gulf between first-class and economy passengers just keeps widening

Here's the conventional wisdom: All the luxury cars and first-class lounges are just a marketing ploy designed to lure in the...

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I-235 closure planned in Oklahoma City this weekend

Interstate 235 will be closed to through traffic at the Interstate 44 interchange beginning Friday.

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Daily flights from OKC to NYC begin this year

Oklahomans will have an option for direct flights to New York this year when American Airlines adds a daily route to and from...

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Oklahoma State Health Department to test two people for coronavirus

The Oklahoma State Department of Health confirmed it is working on coordinating testing for two individuals that meet the...

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Stitt bans state-funded travel to California

Gov. Kevin Stitt is giving California a taste of its own medicine.

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I-235 closure delayed a week

Plans to close a section of Interstate 235 in north Oklahoma City this weekend are being pushed back a week, state...

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What is coronavirus, and should Americans be worried? What to know about the outbreak in China

The disease is drawing intense attention because of its similarities to severe acute respiratory syndrome, a coronavirus that...

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Drain game: OKC drains Bricktown Canal in prep for cleaning

Treasure abounds in the Bricktown Canal. Beer bottles and golf balls. Coins and cocktail menus. Sunglasses and action figures....

Farzaneh brothers support education, housing, other causes in central Oklahoma

BusinessApr 28, 2019

MOORE — Revolution didn’t break out in Iran 40 years ago until after the Farzaneh brothers left to study architecture at the University of Oklahoma, but its effects reached around the world and lay a heavy weight on both of them. “Because of...

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Air taxis, Hyperloop, self-driving cars: What your commute could look like in 2030

Imagine a time when daily commutes times are cut in half, or when you don't have to own or operate a car at all to get to your...

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I-235 closure planned for weekend of Jan. 24

Interstate 235 will be closed to through traffic at the Interstate 44 interchange during the weekend of Jan. 24, state...

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Construction to begin on Tulsa's Gilcrease Expressway

After decades of planning and waiting, construction is expected to begin in earnest in February on the west leg of the...

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Travel: A look at the western Virginia town that raised a forward-thinking first lady

I once heard Edith Bolling Wilson referred to as the "first female president" of the United States. I'll admit I knew very...

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Boeing plans flight tests for 737 Max, 777X in Oklahoma

The Boeing Co. has plans to perform flight tests at a rural Oklahoma airport on two of its commercial jets, including the 737...

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White House considering dramatic expansion of travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is considering dramatically expanding its much-litigated travel ban to additional countries...

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OKC family attacked in Mexico identified

A family from Oklahoma City attacked in Mexico, resulting in the death of a 13-year-old boy, was identified Tuesday afternoon....

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Iran: missiles fired at Iraqi air base housing US troops

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran state TV says Tehran has launched “tens” of surface-to-surface missiles at Iraq’s Ain Assad air base...

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Luxury bus line launches service to Dallas

A new bus line has opened daily service between Oklahoma City and Dallas in the wake of Southwest Airlines' discontinued...

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New OKC turnpike opening Thursday

Commercial warehouses and distribution centers in southwest Oklahoma City are scheduled to get a huge boost Thursday with the...

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This travel insider offers a peek behind the scenes of the Amtrak Auto Train

Somewhere north of Orlando, Florida, and south of Georgia, Sylvia Longmire rotates her right forearm to reveal 15 rows of...

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Racial bias in facial recognition software: What travelers should know as TSA, CBP expand programs

Federal government researchers found evidence of bias against minorities in facial recognition software as its use is set to...

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Thousands of koalas feared dead in Australia wildfires

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Thousands of koalas are feared to have died in a wildfire-ravaged area north of Sydney, further...

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Another trip to Atlanta, this time not for the Olympics

Atlanta is a major metropolis, but there won't be much time for anything except football

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The demise of formal nights on cruises

Gerry Eggert has taken a lot of cruises in his 78 years. But the Chilliwack, British Columbia, resident has noticed something...

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Congress recesses without Route 66 preservation funds

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Congress has recessed for the holidays, and it has gone another year without passing legislation that would...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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American cruise passengers quarantined at US military bases

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — More than 300 American cruise ship passengers, including 14 who tested positive for...

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