After Paris, US political shift on privacy vs. security
oaoa.com / Sat, 28 Nov 2015 03:11:58 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubi
As many African-American see it, there are 2 Ben Carsons
oaoa.com / Sat, 28 Nov 2015 03:00:09 -0600
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Ayauna King-Baker loved Ben Carson's "Gifted Hands" memoir so much that she made her daughter Shaliya read it. So when Carson showed up in town to sign copies of his new b
Pope honors Ugandan Christian martyrs as example of faith
oaoa.com / Sat, 28 Nov 2015 02:48:16 -0600
Pope Francis on Saturday honored the Ugandan Christians who were burnt alive rather than renounce their faith a century ago, urging today's Catholics to follow in their missionary zeal and spread the
Carson visiting Syrian refugees in Jordan
oaoa.com / Sat, 28 Nov 2015 02:38:51 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is in the Middle East this weekend to meet with Syrian refugees.
Rain, ice coat parts of Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas
oaoa.com / Sat, 28 Nov 2015 02:30:55 -0600
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Heavy rain and icy conditions are likely to stick around through most of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in parts of the central U.S. due to a slow-moving, complex weather sy
The Latest: Pope urges Ugandans to be missionaries at home
oaoa.com / Sat, 28 Nov 2015 01:59:21 -0600
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)
Gunman in custody after attack at Planned Parenthood clinic
oaoa.com / Sat, 28 Nov 2015 01:46:23 -0600
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A gunman burst into a Planned Parenthood clinic and opened fire, launching several gunbattles and an hourslong standoff with police as patients and staff took cover unde
No. 7 Baylor denied Big 12 shot after 2OT loss at No. 15 TCU
oaoa.com / Sat, 28 Nov 2015 01:28:10 -0600
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Devin Chafin accounted for every Baylor touchdown, including a 4-yard catch in the first overtime.
Sandra weakens to tropical storm in Pacific off Mexico
oaoa.com / Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:48:21 -0600
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Sandra is weakening as it approaches Mexico's Pacific coast.
Police: 3 killed, 9 wounded in attack at Planned Parenthood
oaoa.com / Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:13:41 -0600
Standoff at Planned Parenthood ends with suspect's arrest; 3 killed, 9 woundedThe Latest: Official says gunman in attack at Planned Parenthood ID'd as Robert Lewis DearPope honors Ugandan Christian ma
Seguin scores in shootout and Stars beat Canucks 3-2
oaoa.com / Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:08:00 -0600
DALLAS (AP) — Antti Niemi bounced back Friday night.
Leonard scores 25, Spurs beat Nuggets 91-80
oaoa.com / Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:01:04 -0600
DENVER (AP) — Kawhi Leonard is on quite a roll. The reigning NBA Defensive Player of the Year also is being noticed for his play on the offensive end.
Empty Stocking Fund provides help to mother getting back on her feet
oaoa.com / Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0600
Donations to the Empty Stocking Fund may be mailed or delivered to the Salvation Army Community Center, 810 E. 11th St., or the Odessa American, 222 E. Fourth St. ZIP codes for both are 79761. Call the Salvation Army at 332-0738. The Empty Stocking Fund was created by the Odessa American in 1995 and has raised more than $1.5 million. Empty Stocking funds enable the Salvation Army to provide toys and food baskets to needy families in Odessa. This year’s goal is $150,000.
PLAYOFF PULSE: Like it or not, Iowa 1 win away from playoff
oaoa.com / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 23:34:45 -0600
Iowa is a victory away from the College Football Playoff.
oaoa.com / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 23:25:07 -0600
Harden scores 50 as Rockets beat winless 76ers 116-114
oaoa.com / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 23:23:21 -0600
HOUSTON (AP) — With Philadelphia desperately for its first win, James Harden took over for the Houston Rockets.
The Latest: Official says gunman ID’d as Robert Lewis Dear
oaoa.com / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 23:15:32 -0600
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. (All times local):
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