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Updated at 8:18 PM

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – On Wednesday, Thomas Bierd, 35 from Shawnee, Oklahoma, was sentenced by United States District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange to serve probation for five years and pay $181,763 in restitution to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation for embezzlement from the tribe, announced Mark A. Yancey, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma.

Updated at 4:03 PM

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill suffered a dislocated shoulder April 14, 2016 at Lone Star Events Center Amphitheater in Lubbock, TX.

Updated at 3:55 PM

What star is that? Why is it we always need a name? Somehow names are important to all of us. We naturally feel more of a connection when we know what the type of tree in our backyard is called or the species of a bird at our feeder. The same goes...

Updated at 3:41 PM

Full Moon occurs Friday, April 22. We tend to take it for granted these days, but who among us isn’t pleased to see the Moon big and bright? We only get to see the Full Moon every 27 days, 7 hours, 43 minutes, although for a couple of nights before...

Updated at 3:29 PM

It seems like climate change deniers are confident in their unfounded beliefs, as long as their money is not on the line. Popular television presenter Bill Nye, “the science guy,” offered two $20,000 dollar bets to Marc Morano, a...

Updated at 2:36 PM

The Brooklyn debate between Democrats on Thursday highlighted the disparities between the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders perhaps better than any before it, and Twitter showed the world was watching.

Updated at 2:34 PM

Sen. Bernie Sanders drew parallels between himself and Pope Francis on Friday during a high-profile trip to the Vatican.

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