by Jeff Spross Posted on May 9, 2014
According to the National Climate Assessment, climate change threatens the Great Plains with drought, water scarcity, and major hits to its agricultural industry.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 6, 2014
Scientists warn that fracking operations in Oklahoma could be setting up conditions for a major quake as the seismology community says they don't haveenough data on faults in the area to protect critical infrastructure.
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 5, 2014
The fire has burned at least 4,000 acres of land, with winds in the area reaching 33 miles per hour and temperatures rising to near-100 degrees on Monday.
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by Ian Millhiser Posted on May 3, 2014
He also endorses lethal injection, electrocution, firing squads, hangings, and the guillotine.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on May 1, 2014 Updated: June 5, 2014
Almost every major news organization's headline about the Oklahoma execution described it in one word: botched.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on April 30, 2014
Clayton Lockett died after 43 minutes of agony caused by a botched execution procedure. No one should be surprised that this happened.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on April 30, 2014
The situation may have played out differently if there were more medical professionals in the room.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on April 23, 2014
For the third time, Oklahoma has approved legislation to make it more difficult for women to access medication-induced abortion.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on April 16, 2014
Oklahoma residents who produce their own energy through solar panels or small wind turbines on their property will now be charged an additional fee, the result of a new bill passed by the state legislature.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 15, 2014
Regulators in Ohio link March earthquakes to fracking as they issue new rules for seismic monitoring around well sites.