As candidates two years ago, the Republican governors of Kentucky and Arkansas swore they would do away with “Obamacare” if elected. But a funny thing happened between the campaign trail and the governor’s mansion: Reality set in.
By Anna Kuchment, Scientific American
Scientists are increasingly confident about the link between earthquakes and oil and gas production, yet regulators are slow to react.
By Associated Press
Dale Bumpers, a former Arkansas governor and U.S. senator who earned the nickname "giant killer" for taking down incumbents, and who gave a passionate speech defending Bill Clinton during the president's impeachment trial, has died. He was 90.
By Michael D. Regan
Residents of several southern states on Saturday began surveying the ruins left by tornadoes and heavy rains that barreled through the region this week, killing at least 18 people.
By Meredith Kolodner
ROGERS, Ark. — In 2006, the Rogers school district faced a difficult choice. The student population had grown enormously over the past decade and school officials didn’t relish the prospect of a massive high school of more than 4,000 students.
By Meredith Kolodner
ROGERS, Ark. — More than a dozen Spanish-speaking parents gathered at New Technology High School one night last fall to talk about college options with the high school’s guidance counselor. “A parent asked a question,” recalled teacher Martin Resendiz, who…
By Ariel Min
In April, contestants competed at the International Gay Rodeo event in Little Rock, Arkansas, one of the key battleground states for the fight for equality and legalization of same-sex marriage.
After the uproar over Indiana’s Religious Freedom act, lawmakers in that state and Arkansas worked to revise or create new legislation to prove the laws do not allow discrimination. Gwen Ifill talks to Pastor Tim Overton of Halteman Village Baptist…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, the FBI confirmed that one of its most wanted terrorists was killed in the Philippines in January. Zulkifli Bin Hir was a leader of a militant group linked to al-Qaida. Also, President Obama signed off…
By Nora Daly
Updated: Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has said he will not sign into law the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, saying it was different than the federal version.
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