Another week has passed, and here is your chance to catch up on what you might have missed.
J.K. Rowling, author of Harry Potter, revealed that one character, Dumbledore, the master wizard and Headmaster of Hogwarts, is gay.
An expert panel adds further recommendations that cold medicines should not be given to children younger than 6. .
The United States and other nations will not allow Iran to obtain a nuclear weapon, Vice President Dick Cheney said..
Betty McCord, organizer of the annual Red Andrews dinner, was pulled from her wrecked car after two days strapped in it upside down but alive. The 78-year-old was on the way to a granddaughter’s home when her car ran off the road into a tree line south of State Highway 9..
The smell of smoke greeted President Bush as he arrived in Southern California to see fire-ravaged communities. He pledged federal aid. At least three people and possibly as many as seven have been killed by more than a dozen wildfires that have destroyed about 1,800 homes and burned more than 490,000 acres. The damage in the San Diego area alone is estimated at $1 billion..
A man taking his son to the Oklahoma National Guard headquarters in Oklahoma City for deployment to Iraq spotted an abandoned pickup that had been stolen hours earlier with a child inside, and led law officers to Alyssa Lopez, 3, in eastern Oklahoma County. Mark Washburn, of Newalla, said he remembered enough digits of the license plate from an Amber Alert to alert authorities. The child was taken to OU Medical Center and reported in good health..
About 1,100 people formed long lines to receive free flu shots at a clinic sponsored by the Oklahoma City-County Health Department..
The Oklahoma City band The Flaming Lips now has a Bricktown alley named in its honor. “Welcome to the greatest dedication we’ve ever had in this city,” laughed the master of ceremonies as the crowd of fans and city officials cheered Flaming Lips Alley.
Catholic Archbishop Eusebius J. Beltran and a council of priests with the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City have signed a pledge opposing the state’s new immigration law..
The Bush administration says harsh new penalties it is imposing against Iran — the first such U.S. action targeting the armed forces of another country — are part of a diplomatic strategy and not a prelude to war..
Oklahomans will be admitted free to the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum during November..
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