Makenzie Wethington broke her pelvis, spine, shoulder, several ribs and a tooth in the fall
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Friday 23 March 2012
The political row over the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to the US escalated yesterday, when presidential plaudits for part of the project served only to highlight how the White House has blocked full approval.
Tuesday 06 March 2012
As Super Tuesday dawns, and Republicans in 10 states begin the biggest day in the nomination battle, Guy Adams sees the staunch Christian candidate hit Oklahoma – and the evangelical heartlands
Tuesday 20 December 2011
American golf suffered a blow yesterday when one of its brightest young talents announced he is to base his professional career on the European Tour. Peter Uihlein has made what his agent claims is "a pioneering move" to focus on the global game instead of the sometimes insular world of the PGA Tour.
Friday 02 September 2011
A wildfire in a popular Texas holiday spot has destroyed 39 homes, sweeping through the Possum Kingdom Lake area on Tuesday and Wednesday and scorching about 6,200 acres.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Actress Daryl Hannah has been arrested in front of the White House along with other environmental protesters opposing a planned oil pipeline from Canada to the US Gulf Coast.
Monday 08 August 2011
Saturday 23 July 2011
Police arrived at an island massacre about 90 minutes after a gunman first opened fire, slowed because they didn't have quick access to a helicopter and then couldn't find a boat to make their way to the scene just several hundred yards (meters) offshore. The assailant surrendered when police finally reached him, but 82 people died before that.
Friday 01 July 2011
An unlikely success story is recounted in Stephen C Mitchell's patchwork rockumentary.
Wednesday 25 May 2011
A line of violent thunderstorms roared across middle America, killing six people in two states, with several tornadoes touching down in Oklahoma and high winds pounding rural Kansas.
Tuesday 24 May 2011
Tornadoes can occur in many parts of the world, but are most frequently found the United States east of the Rocky Mountains during the spring and summer months. In an average year, 800 tornadoes are reported in the US, resulting in 80 deaths and over 1,500 injuries.
Tuesday 19 April 2011
On 19 April 1995, America suffered its first ever domestic terrorist attack in Oklahoma City, when a bomb went off at a federal government building.
Monday 18 April 2011
Rescue crews searched for survivors yesterday after a storm spawned dozens of tornadoes across the southern US, killing 45 people in six states from Oklahoma to North Carolina, the hardest hit, with 62 twisters and at least 21 dead.
Wednesday 06 April 2011
The Supreme Court has blocked the first scheduled execution of an inmate in Texas using pentobarbital.
Thursday 03 February 2011
Hanson can't believe they are still making music 14 years after releasing their first single.
Monday 31 January 2011
Firefighters struggle to combat a huge wildfire in Logan County, Oklahoma.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
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