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Dubai allows alcohol home delivery as virus shuts down bars

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Champagne corks no longer pop at Dubai's infamous alcohol-soaked brunches. The blaring...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Will Rogers World Airport in OKC sees sharp decline in flight schedule

Scheduled flights at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City are down nearly half compared to this time last year as the...

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Coronavirus cases top 1 million worldwide

The world marked a grim milestone on Thursday, registering more than 1 million confirmed cases of the deadly coronavirus that...

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Centuries-old laws may shield the cruise industry from huge payouts in coronavirus suits

Experts and fellow attorneys say they face an uphill battle against restrictive terms of service buried in passengers’...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Stitt extends 'nonessential' business closures to all 77 counties

Stitt also extended his executive orders limiting social gatherings and halting elective surgeries for two weeks through April 30.

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Oklahoma coronavirus updates: Here's what we know

With the coronavirus spreading throughout the country and across the globe, here is what we know about what's going on in...

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Coronavirus: Airbnb CEO offers apology, $250 million to hosts hurt by refund policy

Many guests have applauded the change, but hosts have loudly objected that the refunds come out of their pockets, not from Airbnb.

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Fact check: Sunlight does not kill the new coronavirus

An article on a holistic health blog that has been circulating Facebook tells people to go outside to prevent catching the new...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Hotels closing as hospitality industry faces historic hit

Hotels across the city are starting to close their doors as travel has come to a near standstill and shelter-in-place orders...

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U.S. passes Italy, China as nation with the most confirmed cases of COVID-19

The U.S. surged past China and Italy to become the planet's most infected nation Thursday, a stark milestone in the coronavirus...

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Despite coronavirus, millions of workers can’t stay home. Are they safe?

Whatever the job, there is one thing many of those workers have in common – they don’t feel safe, and they are clashing with...

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US reaches 1,000 deaths in coronavirus crisis

The death toll in the United States topped 1,000 on Wednesday night as the novel coronavirus continues to spread across the...

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Two Grand Princess cruise passengers with coronavirus die; 103 have tested positive for COVID-19

Two passengers who had been on Princess Cruises' Grand Princess, thesecond Princess Cruises' ship with cases of coronavirus,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Stitt announces 'safer-at-home' policy

The policy will require the state's most vulnerable populations remain at home until April 30.

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The US is confronting coronavirus without the CDC. It’s ‘like fighting with one hand tied behind your back,’ ex-director says

The United States’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic is haphazard, uncoordinated and sorely missing the guidance of the U.S....

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Annual aerospace recruiting trip a no-go

As the coronavirus pandemic places incredible stress on the world's aviation and aerospace industry, it also has grounded a...

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Coronavirus can live on surfaces for days. But it can’t travel through the mail, experts say

The World Health Organization offered similar guidance saying it is safe to receive packages from any area.

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Discover Oklahoma: Feeling cooped up? Take a walk

So much has happened in the past week, and it’s a time of stress and worry for many. The routine of life as we know it will be...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tourism and recreation department announces closures

Oklahoma Tourism Information Centers are temporarily closed to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, although exterior...

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Yes, COVID-19 can be serious for younger adults, too, CDC report shows

It's not just adults 65 and older. Americans of all ages have faced serious health complications amid the new coronavirus...

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'If I get corona, I get corona': Coronavirus pandemic doesn’t slow spring breakers’ party

It’s spring break and even a pandemic doesn’t appear to be stopping some people’s plans.

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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Before the world stopped, a visit to Independence, Missouri, reminded us of other difficult times

The Truman Library is undergoing renovations but soon will enhance the remembrance of the 33rd president

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma cruise ship passengers returned to state

All 26 Oklahomans who had been passengers on a cruise ship and dispersed to military bases because of coronavirus concerns are...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Chickasaw, Cherokee nations announces temporary closure of their casinos

The Chickasaw and Cherokee nations are temporarily suspending operations at their Oklahoma casinos to help mitigate the spread...

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United to slash flights by 50 percent as bookings evaporate amid coronavirus: "It’s getting worse"

United Airlines President Scott Kirby laid out a doom-and-gloom scenario in a presentation to investors on Tuesday about the...

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Discover Oklahoma: State museums offer adventures

EDITOR'S NOTE: Be sure to go to the museums' websites to stay updated on possible closures and schedule changes amid the...

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What does and doesn't work against the coronavirus? Some thoughts to consider

When did the Covid-19 outbreak become real to you? For many Oklahomans, that happened Wednesday night, when the Thunder called...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State reports more infected with COVID-19 as numbers jump overnight

The number of infected Oklahomans nearly doubled from Saturday as the Oklahoma State Health Department reports three new people...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Longtime chef escapes China just in time to avoid quarantine

When chef Bill Bonadio Jr. and his girlfriend landed in Wuhan, China, in January, they had no clue their long-planned family...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: state receives 500 more coronavirus tests

The Oklahoma State Department of Health received more coronavirus test kits and changed its guidelines to allow for more people...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Military bases upgrade posture

The Fort Sill Army base in Lawton, where new soldiers attend basic and artillery training, will limit public access amid...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: How to get tested

Currently people want to get tested for the coronavirus just to ease their mind are out of luck. The Oklahoma State Health...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Pentagon issues U.S. travel restrictions for military

The Department of Defense said late Friday it will restrict troop movements in the United States until May. The announcement...

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Se propaga el coronavirus en EEUU. Todo lo que debe saber, desde síntomas hasta cuidados

Los casos de coronavirus están aumentando rápidamente en EEUU ¿cómo comenzó? ¿cómo debes prepararte? Esto es lo que necesita...

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Ustedes nos hicieron muchas preguntas sobre el coronavirus, nosotros se las respondemos

¿Qué implica la prueba de coronavirus? ¿Deberían preocuparse las personas de 60 años? USA TODAY responde sus preguntas sobre...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Troopers told to have motorists read driver's license information to them

To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers may ask motorists during traffic stops to read off...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: DOC suspends inmate visitations

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is canceling all visitation and all volunteer access to facilities effective at 6 p.m....

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Trump declares national emergency to bolster funding for fighting virus outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he is declaring the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Travelers at Will Rogers airport say 'It smells like Lysol'

Around noon on Thursday, Summer Bowie was sitting on a bench at the Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City waiting for her...

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Horn seeks aid to keep residential water flowing to residents so they can wash hands

U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn urged congressional leaders on Wednesday to help people maintain water service so they can wash hands...

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Big 12 basketball: Conference to limit fan access to men's, women's tournaments after Wednesday night games

With concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic rising, the Big 12 Conference has decided to limit access to the men's and women's...

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Big 12 media policies make for a strange day at the Sprint Center

Coronavirus scare will change the Big 12 Tournament.

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Coronavirus: Oklahomans quarantined on cruise ship may get to head home soon

An El Reno couple whose cruise to Hawaii concluded with a quarantine because of the coronavirus are among 26 Oklahomans on the...

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OU, OSU considering online-only classes to avoid spread of COVID-19

Oklahoma’s two largest universities, with more than 50,000 students combined, announced Tuesday they are considering the...

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University of Tulsa moves to online instruction as second COVID-19 patient announced in Tulsa County

An email sent to TU staff Tuesday evening noted the university is encouraging students who are able to go home to do so...

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Airlines begin waiving fees for worried passengers

Airlines with flights through Oklahoma City are waiving fees for travelers who decide to reschedule or cancel travel plans. Air...

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Ten people under investigation for coronavirus in Oklahoma

After one person was officially confirmed to have COVID-19 in Oklahoma last week, more were under investigation for the disease...

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Despite coronavirus, I still want to travel. Should I insure a future trip?

If people are afraid to travel due to COVID-19, can they cancel their trips? Trip cancellation for concern or fear of travel...

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These cleaners kill coronavirus: Lysol, Clorox, Purell products make EPA’s disinfectants list

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a list of disinfectants to protect against the spread of the coronavirus.

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Discover Oklahoma: Spring into planning for your break

If you have not begun already, it is time to think about spring break ideas. Spring break is not just for college students. You...

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Health officials separate fact from fiction regarding coronavirus

As the first case of coronavirus was confirmed in Oklahoma and the disease continues to spread across the United States and the...

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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'We’ll live through it': El Reno couple in limbo aboard cruise ship

An El Reno couple that went on a trip to Hawaii were among the people confined to their cabins on the Grand Princess cruise...

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First case of coronavirus in Oklahoma confirmed

TULSA — The first person in Oklahoma has tested positive for coronavirus. The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced...

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SXSW 2020 canceled: Coronavirus leads to cancellation of South by Southwest as COVID-19 spreads

The South by Southwest music, film and technology conference, is the latest victim of the coronavirus.

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Can cash carry coronavirus? World Health Organization says use digital payments when possible

The World Health Organization is reportedly encouraging people to use as many digital payment options as possible in the wake...

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Governor Kevin Stitt says state is prepared for coronavirus

As coronavirus angst grips the nation, state officials gathered at the Capitol on Thursday to ensure Oklahomans they are...

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OKC metro pastors placed under quarantine after coronavirus exposure

Two high-profile leaders of an Oklahoma-based megachurch — one of the largest churches in the country — are under quarantine...

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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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