| May 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The final battles of any war often are the bloodiest. They're waged by the last holdouts, dead-enders desperate to prove to themselves and their dwindling followers that their efforts were not in vain.
The final battle of the war over the Affordable...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:27 PM
WASHINGTON — Three lessons jump out from the latest round of polling on key U.S. Senate races.
First, just as Democrats have been saying, their endangered incumbent in Arkansas, Sen. Mark Pryor, is doing better than analysts in Washington had...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:07 PM
For as much as two-thirds of the United States, this has, indeed, been the winter of our discontent.
Even as a harsh storm was dropping as much as 10 inches of snow on parts of the Midwest, especially Kansas, that same system was moving east and was...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 1:19 PM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Gov. Mike Beebe has issued a statewide disaster declaration after a Christmas Day winter storm dumped snow and ice throughout the state and knocked out power to more than 200,000 customers.
The governor issued the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:46 AM
HOUSTON -- An unseasonably early ice storm that has disrupted hundreds of flights, made for dangerous roads and caused power outages in central Arkansas and northern Texas was headed east toward Ohio and western Pennsylvania on Friday, with temperatures...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Traveling outside the U.S. for the last two weeks, I had the chance to flip last year news trying to find a different perspective for the forces playing in our world today. Year end is always a time for review of what happened, to understand what is going...
| Aug 26, 2012
This year's drought, along with recent news reports of the lowest corn yield in 17 years, has rekindled the food vs. fuel debate — and, for good reasons. When Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act in 2007, an ambitious schedule...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:37 PM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas officials say the state is moving forward with implementing parts of the federal health care law after an election that provided clarity on the federal level - but uncertainty in the state Legislature about the political...
| Aug 13, 2008
by Frank James Hours ago, Bill Gwatney, chairman of the Democratic Party of Arkansas, was shot several times by a man who pushed his way past staffers into Gwatney's Little Rock office. Now comes word via a joint statement......