The University of Arkansas board of trustees unanimously voted Thursday to increase system President Donald Bobbitt’s salary from $355,000 to $427,500 in the fiscal year that starts July 1.
Builders sold more U.S. new homes than projected in April as cheaper borrowing costs and job gains drew more buyers into the market.
Like a shaky sitcom still trying to find its footing, the first few Fast flicks, starting in 2001, hadn’t yet settled on a winning formula.
A day after she refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing, Lois Lerner was replaced Thursday as director of the Internal Revenue Service division that oversaw agents who targeted Tea Party groups.
YOU KNOW what many people think when they see somebody walking around—or at least shuffling around—with his pants pert’ near falling off his backside?
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A truck hauling an oversized load of drilling equipment struck an overhead bridge girder on the major interstate between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles into the Skagit River below. All three occupants suffered only minor injuries.
ATLANTA (AP) — Eighteen people were taken to the hospital Friday, one in critical condition, after they were hurt in a crash between a hotel shuttle bus and a tractor-trailer near Atlanta's airport, officials said.
LONDON (AP) — Britain is bracing for clashes with right-wing extremists and possible copycat terror attacks by Islamic extremists after the brutal slaying of a young soldier, whose grieving family spoke Friday of their loss.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A look at legislation passed in Turkey's parliament early Friday that would ban all alcohol advertising and tighten restrictions on the sale of such beverages, and how such a law could affect tourists and liquor companies in the mainly Muslim but secular country.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Choosing future Navy and Marine leaders as his audience, President Barack Obama issued a pointed call Friday for an end to sexual assaults in the military, appealing to graduating midshipmen to display honor and moral courage to contain what has become a growing epidemic.