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Dancing With the Stars 2020 Sends Its First Celeb Home

Dancing With the Stars has said farewell to its first star. In the second week of season 29, after a second round of dances and a whole show's worth of voting, new host Tyra Banks...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Take Aim at ''Online Negativity'' During Time 100 Special

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are continuing their fight against a divisive digital landscape. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex stressed the importance of creating a kinder, more tolerant...

Matt James' Season of The Bachelor Officially Begins Filming

Matt James is ready to hand out his roses. The Bachelor star confirmed he started filming the ABC dating competition series with one simple message. "See y'all in 2 months,"...

Cynthia Erivo Gives Surprise Performance at Gabrielle Union's All-Black Friends Table Read

"I'm Here" singer Cynthia Erivo sure knows how to make an entrance. The Grammy winner and Oscar nominee surprised fans on Tuesday Sept. 22 at Gabrielle Union's all-Black Friends...

Kaitlyn Bristowe Pushes Past Ankle Injury on Dancing With the Stars

Sometimes Dancing With the Stars is a dangerous place to be. Towards the start of Tuesday's episode of the ABC reality hit--the first elimination of the season--host Tyra Banks...

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Opinion: Brace for more rancor after Ginsburg's passing

The Oklahoman OpinionThe passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ensures that a presidential campaign already riven by rancor and hyperpartisanship will grow only more extreme in the final six weeks.Nothing divides the two major political parties more than Supreme Court nominations — the brutal confirmation hearing for the most recent addition to the court, Justice Brett Kavanaugh, is Exhibit A. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has vowed that whomever President Trump nominates to succeed Ginsburg will get a vote in the Senate.This has Democrats furious.

Michael Paske's passing triggers reflection among local dining community

By Dave Cathey dcathey@oklahoman.comLast week, the local dining community was sent into mourning when depression claimed a beloved member of its kitchen brigade.Michael Paske, 40, died Thursday in an apparent suicide.

Your Views Wednesday, Sept. 23

Inhofe owes many Oklahomans an apologyI believe it is the job of our U.S. senators to represent all Oklahomans.

Point of View: Open the presidential debates

By Chris PowellIn the current election there is a presidential candidate who holds a Ph.D, ran a successful technology business for many years, is an educator at one of the more highly ranked universities in the country and is on every ballot in every state.

Opinion: Working to avoid COVID nightmare for Oklahoma prisons

The Oklahoman OpinionThe COVID-19 pandemic is creating challenges for Department of Corrections Director Scott Crow that are unlike any his predecessors faced, and it’s important he’s up to them.Those who held the post before Crow dealt with aging, generally inadequate prison buildings and an ever-growing prison population that eventually left those buildings filled beyond capacity.

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