Minority groups united at a weekend protest at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where the US government plans to hold 1,400 migrant children. For the protesters, Fort Sill is a reminder of Native Americans and Japanese Americans who were held there in the past.
Billions of dollars in additional funds for scientific research, including renewable energy research, earth systems observations and sea level monitoring were tucked inside the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending measure that passed on March 23, but the Trump Administration is still working to gut environmental regulations.
Oklahoma has had the highest female incarceration rate in the nation. It's been that way for the last 25 years. The state imprisons 151 out of every 100,000 women, according to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics — more than double the national rate. Cherise Greer is out of the system but is now faced with the challenges of life on the outside.
Native American tribes in Oklahoma contribute billions of dollars to the state's economy, including the cattle industry. One tribe in Oklahoma is providing a much-needed service in that industry — a processing plant where other ranchers can take their cattle to get grocery-store ready.
Over the past week opposition activists in Syria have gathered in small groups to pay homage to the protestors in Egypt, while a Facebook group, run mostly by Syrian expatriates, is trying to organize a "Day of Rage" in that country.
Aa new philanthropic program is working with the courts and legal system to keep women charged for nonviolent offenses out of the prison system in Oklahomah. The Women in Recovery program began in 2010 and is funded by the George Kaiser Foundation.
Joshua Landis from the University of Oklahoma looks ahead to what may transpire in Egypt, where the revolution continues. Max Rodenbeck, Middle East correspondent for The Economist, has an update and analysis from Cairo.
Election Day is November 4th, but scores of voters ? for a wide variety of reasons -- have already voted. The Takeaway talks with them about which presidential candidate they checked the box for -- and why.
With all the coverage of the inauguration and all eyes on the president-elect, you would think the whole country was behind the new president. But that's definitely not the case in Oklahoma, where not one single county voted for Barack Obama.
Utah and Oklahoma have the highest rate of households that replaced landlines for cell phones. Ivan Zatkovich, a consultant for various telecommunication companies, including Verizon and Deutsch Telecom, explains.